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State of Driving: New Jersey

Johnna Kaplan
You could say New Jersey's identity is inseparable from its roads - after all, this is the state where people identify where they live not by town or street name, but by exit number. The highways that lead into New York City and... Continue

State of Driving: Maryland

Craig Guillot
From its quiet scenic byways to the interstates connecting Baltimore with the nation's capital, Maryland is a state made for driving. While rural areas may offer a leisurely driving experience, urban highways can test a driver's patience... Continue

State of Driving: Indiana

Craig Guillot
Home to the world's most famous auto race, the second-largest city in the Midwest, and millions of acres of farmland, Indiana can be a diverse place for drivers. From its urban freeways to rural farms, the state has a robust car culture... Continue

State of Driving: Georgia

Alexandra Macqueen, CFP
The Southern state of Georgia may present the image of a slower pace and sleepy nature, but it serves up a lot of driving variety — from cruising down the dramatic Atlantic coastline to winding through the Great Smoky Mountains. Indeed,... Continue

Keeping Your Elderly Car in Tip-Top Shape

Emily Guy Birken
My first car was a bright yellow 23-year-old Volkswagen Super Beetle, purchased in 1995. While I had some great reasons for purchasing this car — I could afford the $3,500 price tag, I have always loved the VW's happy silhouette, and my... Continue

State of Driving: Washington

Emily Guy Birken
From historic Route 395 curving through Spokane in the east, to the eerily beautiful views of Diablo Lake from Route 20 in the north, to the White Pass Scenic Byway winding through the forests of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, and Mt. Rainier... Continue

State of Driving: South Carolina

Craig Guillot
Bristling with traditional Southern culture, small towns and scenic byways, South Carolina can be a charming state for a drive. Yet, rapid growth is making some of its cities the most sprawling and fastest growing in the United States, and... Continue

State of Driving: Louisiana

Craig Guillot
Home to Bourbon Street, plantation homes, swamps, and a unique cultural melting pot, Louisiana can seem like a country unto itself. And from the historic streets of New Orleans and Natchitoches to the rural roads of Central Louisiana and... Continue