Inspiration from Alamo

Our collection of travel articles, guides and advice will help provide inspiration for your next North American trip.

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Drive the American Civil War

7 September 2018
A road trip through key civil war locations from South Carolina to Virginia offers a poignant insight into the history of the battlefields.

Prepare for All Driving Conditions

31 August 2018
A US road trip brings all types of driving conditions and weather, take some safety precautions before getting behind the wheel.

Whale Watching in the USA and Canada

25 August 2018
With all the glorious coastline that frames the US and Canada, North America is a prime destination for whale watching.

Florida’s Space Coast Attractions

10 August 2018
Shuttle launches and galactic-themed museums provided the Space Coast its illustrious name.

Four Amazing USA Campsites

3 August 2018
Get out and explore beautiful and surreal wonders of the world, it’s time to book a trip to one of the USA incredible campsites.

Guide to Driving in Utah

27 July 2018
Famous across the globe for its scenic grandeur, Utah is a paradise for voyagers looking for breathtaking outdoor adventures.

Exploring the Everglades: Wildlife in Florida

20 July 2018
With acres of water, woodlands and Florida wildlife, the Everglades national park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the country.

Top Tips for Packing for a USA Road Trip

13 July 2018
From emergency contingencies to day-to-day essentials, we can tell you exactly what to bring on a road trip.

From Philadelphia to Washington DC Road Trip

6 July 2018
A tour of the east coast is a trip through America's past, and an insight into its rise to prominence on the world stage.

Weird and Wonderful Route 20

22 June 2018
The epic coast-to-coast journey along Route 20 connects Oregon to Massachusetts and crosses 12 states.

An Epic Canadian Road Trip

15 June 2018
With four major cities and some remarkable scenery in between, Ontario and Québec Province are a holidaymaker’s dream.

The Guide to Big Sur: The Drive of Your Life

8 June 2018
When it comes to road trips, sun-drenched Big Sur is the stuff California dreams are made of.

How to Choose the Right Car Hire For Your Road Trip

1 June 2018
Renting a car for your US road trip? Choosing the right rental car can help make a driving holiday extra special.

The Ultimate Palm Springs Travel Guide

25 May 2018
Visiting California? Palm Springs is an essential visit, perfect for those seeking relaxation and budding adventurers alike.

Top Tips for a Seamless Family Road Trip

18 May 2018
Check out our tips to ensure grown-ups are relaxed and children stay entertained throughout your American adventure.

History of Roadside Diners and Drive-Ins

11 May 2018
The curious history of kitsch roadside diners and drive-in eateries provide endless fodder for behind-the-wheel storytelling.

Money Saving Tips for Your US Road Trip

4 May 2018
Going on an epic state-spanning US road trip? Our money saving tips will help you make the most of your journey.

Blues Highway road trip: From Nashville to New Orleans

27 April 2018
Here’s why you need to drive the iconic Blues Highway for yourself, as well as some of our favourite things to do in Nashville en route.

Nine Pit Stops on the Drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

20 April 2018
The drive from palm-clad Los Angeles to the lights of Las Vegas is a must for those exploring the West Coast of the USA.

4 Must-See National Parks in California

13 April 2018
Offering some of the most iconic landscapes on the planet, California’s many national parks are the very definition of natural wonder.

Incredible Places to Stop on Your West Coast Road Trip

6 April 2018
We challenge you not to fall in love with America on a West Coast road trip. At 1,500 miles long, there are so many where to stop.

Must-See Cities Along Route 66

23 March 2018
Passing a colossal cross section of the United States, Route 66 offers the chance to soak up some of the country’s most iconic scenes.

5 Bucket-list American Road Trips

16 March 2018
Route 66 might be the most famous, but our bucket-list picks showcase America’s strikingly diverse landscapes.

Your Ultimate Car Hire Checklist for the USA

9 March 2018
The USA is simply synonymous with driving. Follow our ultimate car hire checklist to make renting a car as easy as possible.

Guide to Driving in Florida

2 March 2018
Driving in Florida – or anywhere else in the USA – needn't be daunting. Our tips will make your drive all the more enjoyable.

Beginner's Guide to Hiring a Car in the USA & Canada

23 February 2018
America’s famous open roads are unmatched. Discover everything you need to know about hiring with Alamo with our handy guide.

5 Incredible Florida Theme Parks

16 February 2018
Florida is the unofficial theme park capital of the world. Ready to take on the thrills and spills at one of its many theme parks?

Top Driving Songs for an American Road Trip

26 January 2018
America is a country made to be experienced by road and our top driving songs are guaranteed to see you through your next trip.

7 of the Best Beaches in Florida

19 January 2018
We’ve compiled a list of seven of Florida's best beaches, from undisturbed paradises to thrilling surfing spots.

Top Attractions Along Route 66

12 January 2018
With all the movies, songs and books it has inspired, a Route 66 holiday is high on the bucket list of wanderlusters across the globe.