Join Thomas and Becky Repp as they team up with Gary Mantz to bring you a new road trip adventure each week. American Road Trip Talk is your chance to discover the backroads that embody true Americana. As the owners and producers of award-winning American Road magazine, Thomas and Becky want your future road trip to be both interesting and exciting. By teaming up with veteran radio broadcaster, Gary Mantz, they offer up valuable road trip planning information.


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UTAH! Land of Natural and Manmade Wonders

Utah has long been celebrated for having the “Greatest Snow on Earth and the Greatest Earth on Show”. Erika Nelson went there to find out for herself. What she discovered…

Safe and Enjoyable Travel With Pets

Planning to travel with your pet this year? Dr. George Melillo believes results reward research. There are many pet carriers on the market and the best depend on what meets…

JoAnne Worley and Traveling With Your Pets (Encore)

JoAnne Worley’s instinctive comedic timing and irrepressible laugh make her a favorite of audiences everywhere. Her work includes television, movie and stage productions to game shows, talk shows, commercials, cartoons…

Elvis Was Here: Movie Locations and Other Sightings

In honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday, Cory Cooper shares his authoritative knowledge on the places where The King’s feature films were shot. Including settings as diverse as New Orleans, Seattle,…

Searching for America On the Open Road

Happy New Year! In our last episode of 2021, we look back for inspiration to beloved literature with its roots in the American saga as we anticipate open-road adventures to…

Holiday Lights Down the Road and Up the Creek

Holiday light displays in Puget Sound are a blend of the traditional and the downright quirky. Matt Shea returns with his first-hand account of some of the outstanding works created…

Brilliant! Zoolights Shine at Pt. Defiance in WA

Festive holiday magic has returned with Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, running through Jan. 2. The South Puget Sound tradition boasts more lights than ever, with more than…

Oatman to Bisbee Via the Heart of Arizona

The driving distance between Oatman and Bisbee in Arizona is 433 miles. It takes a little over 7 hours. In between, you traverse the vibrant center of the state including…

Truckers Wanted! A Cross – Country Crisis

Labor economists were right. The prediction of a drastic shortage of drivers in the trucking industry has been borne out. This crisis has long-term implications for American consumers and the…