Because a road trip across these vast MIdwestern plains is so indescribable, you need more than one travel playlist to roll you toward the next (distant) destination.
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If you’re ready to remove summer’s rosy shades, plug this autumn travel playlist into your iPod and head toward the nearest fading treeline…
Just one hand on the wheel and all the windows down, I think I could drive this stretch forever. But somewhere up ahead, that right turn will take me Home. Right here and now, everything is as it should be. . .
Every August, you’d strap the luggage rack on the van, plug in the portable fridge, demarcate a safety zone between the back seats and set off for distant mountains or historical monuments . . .
Until then, I’ll placate myself through songs. For if there’s one thing every road trip needs, it’s a proper travel playlist. And an exploding Aussie music scene means the only thing more vast than the cross-country kilometers are the local musicians who sing about them.
Two travel writers, two U.S. cities: things to see and do in our favorite places.