October is Fall Car Care Month

Preventive car maintenance goes a long way in keeping your car in good shape, especially with winter on the way. October is Fall Car Care Month and auto experts advise car owners to perform basic vehicle maintenance this month to prepare your car for winter.

Check Engine Oil 

Car manufacturers advise car owners to check the engine oil level regularly. This is important because it prevents excessive wear and tear on the engine. In the absence of adequate lubrication, there is more friction between...continue reading

What Ford Vehicles Are Good for Families?

Travel time with your family must be perfect in every sense. From selecting your destination to the kind of car you drive, there is no room for compromise. Here are some of the finest Ford vehicles that are good for families.

Ford Escape

This car is one of the best crossovers on the market. It is compact and can navigate in tight spaces like a sedan. Starting new at just under $25,000, you are rewarded with both space and drivability. You can comfortably accommodate two...continue reading

The Best Holiday Car Sales Events

Car sales are undoubtedly seasonal. While most months of the year witness heavy sales, the holiday season does seem a bit slack with car sales. As the weather turns cold, you will not find many people venturing out to purchase cars. But did you know that the holiday season is perhaps the best time to buy cars? With great deals and discounts, it is an exciting prospect to check out.

Tips For Going Car Shopping During Holidays

Smart buyers know that holidays are the time when car dealerships...continue reading

For two years, I worked toward a lofty life dream: to outfit a van and drive from California to Patagonia. By last winter, plans were finally coming to fruition. I quit my job, my boyfriend and I set a date to move out of our house, and our van was, well, a work in progress. But one month before we planned to leave, he called it quits on the tripand ended our three-year relationship.

With no job, no place to live, and a travel dream that seemed impossible to pursue solo, I felt pretty lost to say the least. But I still...continue reading

With more than 50 trailheads within 30 minutes of downtown, Chattanooga is filled with incredibly scenic places to hike. But you may be surprised just how many of them also play a big part in the history of the region. You dont have to go far to find hikes that take you back in time and allow you to learn the history of how Chattanooga came to be. Here are five local hiking destinations that offer both excellent trails and a history lesson along the way.

1. Cravens House

Cravens House
The only Civil War era structure to...continue reading