Hot New Stuff: Must-Have Gadgets for Any Road Trip

Garmin Nuvi

Garmin Nüvi portable GPS Navigator -- The size of a deck of cards, this high-tech device has turn-by-turn voice direction, an mp3 player, an audio book player and gives reviews and recommendations for restaurants, hotels and shopping and tourist attractions. It also translates five different languages.

"It just does a great job of getting you from point A to point B," Jessica Myers said. "And also provides us entertainment options along the way."

Logitech Harmony Remote Control

Logitech Harmony Remote Control -- Toss out your pile of remotes because the Logitech Harmony remote is all you need. Now you can input your info online and download it into the remote. Nathan Papadopulos told us that by pushing one button you can watch TV, TiVo or operate your other entertainment equipment: "It's easy to set up, and it's even easier to operate."

Pioneer Airwave XM Radio

Pioneer AirWare Portable XM2Go Radio -- Now you can tune into satellite radio wherever you go; this radio allows you to listen to your favorite music, sports, talk, news and entertainment programs at home or on the go. Eric Logan said it's incredibly easy to use. You can even record and store your favorite shows or music, sort of like TiVo for radio.

"It's a live functional satellite radio that takes 80,000 hours of live content right off the satellite to your hand," Logan explained.