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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Zak Bagans’ Haunted Mansion in Las Vegas

Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Mansion in Las Vegas has been voted #1 Haunted Destination in America. With over 30 rooms of thrills and chills, visitors enter a portal to the…

How to Beat the Travel Scammers

Planning a vacation? Don’t get ripped off! Adam K. Levin is a consumer advocate with more than 40 years of experience and is a nationally recognized expert on security, privacy,…

Memphis and More in West Tennessee

In West Tennessee, the adventure starts in soulful Memphis but does not end there. The rural areas beyond the famous city are uncrowded, tranquil and inextricably linked to American history….

Classy Cars of Classic TV

Everyone has a favorite car from the sensational (sometimes campy) days of television in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The Batmobile, perhaps? How about that jalopy The Monkees drove around…

Celebrating Iconic Animal Art of the PNW

When “kitsch” was first considered by art critics and historians, the prevalent view was that gaudy roadside attractions were good for a laugh and a bit of banal gratification thanks…

Electrofuels: Antidotes to Pain at the Pump?

An ingenious tech generation is hard at work developing alternative fuels for zero net carbon emissions on the highways. Mark Greene of Cars Yeah, our car culture maven, briefs us…

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,…