7 episodes

Whether it’s a cross-country road trip, a quick day trip, or a relaxing weekend getaway, get ready to hit the open road with ‘Road Trip Ready,’ the ultimate travel podcast for endless road trip inspiration and ideas.

Join hosts Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder, passionate road trippers and experienced travelers, as they go beyond the surface-level information in typical travel guides.

From charming small towns to picturesque villages and lesser-known attractions across the U.S. and Canada, discover what makes each destination unique, its claim to fame, and the best-kept secrets locals cherish.

Dive into the planning process, from selecting the perfect routes, packing essentials, budgeting tips, and more. Equipped with insights, you’ll be well-prepared to create unforgettable memories with your family and friends.

So buckle up, and turn up the volume because you’re ‘Road Trip Ready’!

To find out more, visit roadtripreadypodcast.com.

Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content.

Road Trip Ready Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder

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Whether it’s a cross-country road trip, a quick day trip, or a relaxing weekend getaway, get ready to hit the open road with ‘Road Trip Ready,’ the ultimate travel podcast for endless road trip inspiration and ideas.

Join hosts Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder, passionate road trippers and experienced travelers, as they go beyond the surface-level information in typical travel guides.

From charming small towns to picturesque villages and lesser-known attractions across the U.S. and Canada, discover what makes each destination unique, its claim to fame, and the best-kept secrets locals cherish.

Dive into the planning process, from selecting the perfect routes, packing essentials, budgeting tips, and more. Equipped with insights, you’ll be well-prepared to create unforgettable memories with your family and friends.

So buckle up, and turn up the volume because you’re ‘Road Trip Ready’!

To find out more, visit roadtripreadypodcast.com.

Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content.

    EP6 | Thrilling Driving Experiences in Manchester, Vermont

    EP6 | Thrilling Driving Experiences in Manchester, Vermont

    Looking for fun things to do in Manchester, Vermont? From off-roading at the Land Rover Experience to cruising up the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive for breathtaking views, don't miss these hidden gems and unique driving experiences in Vermont.

    In this episode, we cover:
    (5:30) Off-roading in Manchester, VT
    (10:00) Mount Equinox Skyline Drive
    (16:00) Carthusian monks at the summit
    (20:00) Tips for descending Mount Equinox

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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 24 min
    EP5 | Road Tripping with Kids: From Infants to Teens with Kevin Wager

    EP5 | Road Tripping with Kids: From Infants to Teens with Kevin Wager

    Most people envision challenges and stress when it comes to road-tripping with kids. But award-winning travel writer Kevin Wager is here to shatter that perception. Discover how to turn road trips with kids into unforgettable adventures that strengthen family bonds.

    From infants to teenagers, Kevin discusses the different considerations that come with each age group. Additionally, he shares practical advice like staying organized and addresses the financial aspect of road trips, noting they can be a more budget-friendly alternative to air travel.

    Leave this episode feeling encouraged about prioritizing travel experiences with your family and making time for adventures, even amidst busy schedules.


    In this episode, we cover:
    (4:09) The impact of travel on kids(6:19) Differences in road-tripping with kids of various ages(12:43) Planning kid-friendly road trip stops(15:01) Essential gear for road trips(23:45) Navigating children's schedules and travel

    Connect with Kevin Wagar
    Website: https://wanderingwagars.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wanderingwagars/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wanderingwagars/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/wanderingwagars/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@wanderingwagars/

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    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 30 min
    EP4 | Traveling with Pets: How to Successfully Road Trip with Dogs and Cats with Britt Kascjak

    EP4 | Traveling with Pets: How to Successfully Road Trip with Dogs and Cats with Britt Kascjak

    Are you planning to take a road trip with your furry friends? Join us as we talk to Britt Kascjak, the owner of The Kas Pack blog and Shed Happens. She is an expert in outdoor travel with pets.

    Whether this is your first time traveling with your pet or you're an experienced traveler, you'll learn valuable tips on getting ready for the journey and dealing with any anxieties, particularly if you have an older or more energetic pet. Additionally, find out about the necessary equipment and gear you'll need to keep your furry babies healthy and happy throughout your road trip.

    In this episode, we cover:
    (7:13) Overcoming anxiety with pet travel(8:12) Tips for first-time pet travelers(11:03) Essential gear for pet road trips(14:52) First aid for pets(16:16) Organizing pet travel gear(20:06) Leash and lead considerations(25:29) Differences between traveling with cats and dogs(28:29) Litter box solutions for cats(31:50) Options when leaving pets at home

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    Connect with Britt Kascjak
    Website:https://thekaspack.com/
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0iDVMNUMhWgjl9QGEBvT0Q
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thekaspack
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekaspack/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thekaspack

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    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 34 min
    EP3 | Exploring Rochester NY: The Legacy of Susan B. Anthony and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    EP3 | Exploring Rochester NY: The Legacy of Susan B. Anthony and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    We explore the deep roots of the women's suffrage movement in Rochester, New York, and its lasting impact on our society. Discover how Susan B. Anthony fought for equity and played a crucial role in securing women's right to vote in the United States.

    [1:13] Introduction to Susan B. Anthony and her role in the women's suffrage movement
    [3:24] Discussion on Susan B. Anthony's fight for equity and her early causes
    [4:38] Susan B. Anthony's involvement in the temperance movement
    [8:13] Susan B. Anthony's advocacy for labor, pay equity, and ending slavery
    [9:15] Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass' historic debate
    [12:41] Honoring Susan B. Anthony's Legacy
    [14:15] Tips for visiting the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

    Thank you to Deborah Hughes, President & CEO of the National Landmark Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, for joining us.

    Visit Susan B. Anthony Museum & House: https://susanb.org/

    🚗 Plan Your Trip To Rochester, NY:

    - Fun Things To Do In Rochester, NY For First-Timer Visitors: https://roadtripontario.ca/things-to-do-in-rochester-ny/

    - 5 Reasons To Visit Rochester, NY: https://thoughtcard.com/top-reasons-to-visit-rochester-new-york/

    - Best Places To Eat in Rochester: https://thoughtcard.com/places-to-eat-rochester/

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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett:
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder:
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 15 min
    EP2 | Advantages and Disadvantages of Road Tripping

    EP2 | Advantages and Disadvantages of Road Tripping

    Join us as we dive into the advantages and disadvantages of hitting the open road. We cover everything from freedom and flexibility to the dreaded tolls and traffic. But don't worry; we also provide solutions to overcome these challenges.

    Whether you're a road trip enthusiast or hesitant to give it a try, this episode will help set your expectations and motivate you to get out the door. So grab your bags, adjust your mirrors, and get road trip ready with us!

    (01:22) Advantages of road tripping
    (18:10) Disadvantages of road trips
    (19:45) Challenges specific to Canadian road trips, such as weather and gas stations in remote areas
    (26:49) Challenges specific to US road trips, including tolls and the scattered toll system

    Connect with Us
    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready
    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 33 min
    EP1 | What to Expect from Road Trip Ready: Why Now and Why Road Trips?

    EP1 | What to Expect from Road Trip Ready: Why Now and Why Road Trips?

    Welcome to Road Trip Ready! We're Christopher Rudder and Danielle Desir Corbett, roadtrippers who rack up thousands of miles exploring the U.S. and Canada a year.

    Join us for the first episode of the podcast, where we discuss our love for road trips and the reasons behind starting a travel podcast dedicated to this topic. Not only do we share our personal experiences but also the lasting impact road trips have had on our lives.

    (1:16) How 2020 changed our perspective on travel and led us to focus more on road trips and exploring our own backyards.
    (3:46) Our experiences with road trips and the appreciation we developed for small towns and hidden gems. (7:29) Goals for the podcast include sharing local perspectives and providing tips and tricks for road trips.
    (13:38) Podcast format and what listeners can expect.

    Connect with Us
    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

    • 15 min

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EvanSternNYC ,

Getting my bags packed!

As a road tripper, I look forward to riding shotgun on this trip!

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