The Longform Guide to Road Trips
Our favorite stories about hitting the road.
The Ballad of the Piggyback Bandit
How Sherwin Shayegan pulled off a 3,000-mile, piggyback ride-fueled journey.
On the road with John Coster-Mullen, a truck driver who reverse engineered the atomic bomb.
It's a Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun Country
A wandering summer road trip.
Tom Freston, Runaway Mogul
A Liberian road trip with the creator of MTV, Ralph Reed, and a reformed cannibal named General Butt Naked.
Taking the Great American Roadtrip
The Great Railway Bazaar author drives across the country.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
“We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.”
Retracing Hank Williams' Ghostly Night Ride
On his last night, Williams lay dying in the back of a blue Cadillac, with 17-year-old Charles Carr at the wheel.
Mr. Mike's America
A cross-country drive with the first head writer of Saturday Night Live.