Road trips: 60 years of road tripping in America [Infographic]

Road tripping is a classic American pastime - every year, millions of Americans and visitors to the U.S. take road trips to view the beauty that America has to offer, from hundreds of national parks to countless interesting cities, towns and other destinations.

Since 9/11, many more people are opting to take road trips to get to their destination rather than flying, making road tripping more popular than ever.

CarInsuranceQuotes.com looks at 60 years of road tripping - how have things changed since the "golden age" of road tripping in the 50s? And nowadays, what you do need before you hit the open road?

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