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Navigating Festive Travels: Essential Holiday Tips On The Road

Last Updated on  January 17, 2024  By  eformblogadmin
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Spending the holidays on the road often means time away from your family and loved ones. We extend our heartfelt thanks for your hard work and dedication in bringing joy to our holidays, year after year.

This festive season, we've put together a special guide with tips and tricks to keep the holiday spirit alive while on the road.

Table Of Content:

  1. Festive Feast Stops
  2. Holiday Music
  3. Deck Your Rig

Festive Feast Stops


For those on the road this Christmas, here's a guide to some restaurant chains that are open throughout the country for a warm Christmas dinner:

  • Boston Market: A go-to for home-style meals, serving hearty options including rotisserie chicken, turkey, and a variety of savory sides.
  • Marie Callender’s: Offering over six special entree choices on Christmas Eve and Day.
  • Buca di Beppo: Offers a family-style dining experience, perfect for enjoying generous portions of Italian classics.
  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar: Known for its prime cuts of steak and a fine selection of wines.
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Known for great steaks and warm hospitality, a great option for a Christmas dinner stop.
  • IHOP: Ideal for those craving breakfast-for-dinner with a wide range of pancake options and more.
  • Waffle House: A classic American diner experience, serving up hearty meals at any hour.
  • Red Lobster: A national favorite – this Christmas Eve & Day enjoy a lobster & shrimp holiday feast.

These restaurants serve as perfect stops to enjoy a slice of holiday cheer on the road.

Holiday Music


This holiday season, explore various holiday-themed playlists and radio stations that offer a mix of classic and modern holiday songs, perfect for long drives. Explore a few options below:

1. Spotify Playlists - perfect for Bluetooth, queue up your favorite songs and you’re on your merry way.

2. Pandora – a great radio station option for a shuffle of classic hits.

3. Sirius Radio – great channel options to flip through so your favorite songs can always be on repeat.

  • Holiday Traditions (Ch.71)
  • Holly (Ch.79)
  • Jolly Christmas (Ch.105)
  • Hallmark Channel (Ch.107)

4. RADIO FM – Check your local stations and flip on your radio to start belting your heart out to holiday classics.

Deck Your Rig


Turning your truck into a holiday-themed wonderland can be a great way to spread festive cheer. Here are some tips to safely decorate your rig:

  • Light It Up:
    Use battery-powered LED lights to outline your cab or trailer, adding a twinkling charm to your rig.
  • Festive Window Dressing:
    Hang removable window decorations like snowflakes, reindeer, or Santa Claus for a playful touch.
  • Miniature Holiday Displays:
    Place a small, battery-operated Christmas tree or wreath in the cabin to bring the holiday spirit inside.

Remember, safety first – make sure that all decorations are safe and do not obstruct your view or interfere with driving.

These simple decorating tips can transform your rig into a mobile beacon of holiday spirit, making your journeys more joyful and spreading cheer wherever you go.