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Why the Great American Road Trip Is Right In Your Backyard

And the best time to go is now.

Esquire
Esquire
Nov 14, 2017 · 5 min read
Mike Gilger

A drivetrain malfunction has our convoy stopped on the side of H-58, a winding dirt road in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Not knowing the first thing about automobiles, I kick rocks while the professionals and well-practiced amateurs poke and pry beneath the hood. Unscheduled intermission aside, we’re grateful for…

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