Many people dream of taking a long road trip, but few actually make it happen. With the advice in this award-winning, information-packed, "how to" road trip guide, you will be leaving on your own great road trip adventure before you know it. Read more about this useful Road Trip Guide.

The new second edition includes an updated technology section, an all new resource section, additional budgeting information and help for younger road trippers interested in sabbaticals, working on the road and/or "road schooling" children along the way.

As an added bonus, all book owners can receive the Road Trip Budget Planning Worksheet (Excel) for FREE - Learn more here

Phil and Carol White have traveled over 50,000 miles in the last several years, visiting all 50 of the states, all the National Parks in the continental US, and hundreds of places both quirky and fascinating.

Articles about the Whites and their experiences have appeared in many publications including USA, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, and

The White's have spoken to thousands of would-be road trippers at such prestigious conferences as AARP's "Life@ 50+" and The Great North American RV Rally. They are also frequent guests on radio and TV across the US and Canada and enjoy sharing their “can do” attitude and travel tips with people.

Whatever road trip planning tools you’ve come looking for, we’ll have some ideas to get you going. We believe there is nothing more exciting than planning your road trip dream.

Whether your road trip is for a few days, a few weeks, a month – or more, take a minute to look around our road trip guide – you’ll be glad you did.

Phil & Carol White Authors of Live Your Road TrIp Dream

Phil and Carol White at home
in Portland, Oregon.
Where will your dream take you?


Road Trip Planning Tools and Information

RV Road TrIp Planner
Road Trip Budget Tool
Watch Carol and Phil White talk about their Road TrIp Guide Road Trip Planning Blog

(the White’s) Great American Adventure wasn’t perfect. The van needed repairs, Carol broke her ankle, and the digital camera bit the dust. … (however) the tone of the entire book is warm and encouraging, the Whites take an if-we-can-do-it-so-can-you attitude that comes through strong.
– Rebecca Ragain, Lifestyles Northwest

You’ve had this fantasy, haven’t you? The one in which you decide to chuck it all and spend (time) driving around the States, just taking in the sights and splendors. – Richard P. Carpenter, Boston Globe

Read what the media has said about Carol and Phil's Road Trip Planner.

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