STEP 1: STOP A LOT
Check out all the cheesy, funny, stupid places. The other day we were traveling from Memphis to Nashville. We’d just come from Graceland and hanging out with Elvis. We stopped at Waffle House. We stopped at Loretta Lynn’s Kitchen, her restaurant about an hour outside of Nashville. We stopped ¿at antique and thrift stores. Shit like that is so much fun.
STEP 2: DON'T THINK, JUST GO
If you’re in L.A. like me, go to the Grand Canyon or head north to Hearst Castle in San Simeon or the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo. It’s super kitsch, kind of like old David LaChapelle photos from the 1990s.
STEP 3: GET BIG
If you see a sign that says world’s biggest anything, take that exit and find that attraction immediately, because you ain’t never gonna see anything like it again. It’ll probably be awesome, and at the very least it will be good for a laugh.
STEP 4: COUNT TO FOUR
Four, tops. Travel with no more than four people—two and two. Couples.
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