Before your amazing trek across the USA, you'll want to get firmly into the mood, and nothing beats a great movie.
Baseball is as synonymous with summertime in America as apple pie and the 4th of July. It's our national pastime. It's late afternoon games spent with friends and family, sipping cold beers and cheering on the home team.
It is believed that there are over 160,000 miles of motorways, or as they call them highways, in the USA – that's a lot of road!
A campfire is absolutely essential to the camp experience. It provides warmth, light, heat for food and an excuse to stare at something for minutes on end without feeling useless or creepy. The fire is the focal point of the camp site.
With so many of you lovely Trekkers joining us on the road each year we have decided to publish some of your stories right here for past, present and future Trekkers to read all about. We share with you their worries, their memories and their passion for adventure.
Ah, we've all been there: to tip or not to tip? And trust us when we say that there are few social customs in the USA more confusing than tipping.
Travelling in the USA really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and along the way, you are sure to meet some interesting characters that will offer a closer look into rural Americana.
Part of the 'Americana' experience will undoubtedly be the food. Whether it is juicy grease-dripping burgers, lip-smacking ribs, or merely something to get you over that pounding hangover, the city food scenes are to die for here.
When it comes to saving, patience is most definitely the key. If there was a quick and easy way to save money, we'd all be doing it.