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Top 10 Day Trips from Washington DC for Families

Here are ten day trips from Washington DC (less than 90 miles from the White House) perfect for travelers visiting Washington DC with families.

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Coping with Motion Sickness on a road trip with kids

Road Trip Tips: How to Stop Motion Sickness in Kids (and Adults!)

  We have a 10-year-old son who is very prone to motion sickness and throws up even on Interstates or local car rides which last for more than an hour. For a family that loves to explore by car (which has included a 4,000 mile round trip from Washington to Wyoming to see Yellowstone National […]

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Road Trip Itinerary: Touring Route 66 with Kids – Illinois

Fields of corn, soybeans, small towns, and water towers line the 300-mile stretch of land, and short detours off of the main highway take families through cities with small populations and plenty of local charm.

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Kings Palace Carlsbad Caverns

A Family Guide to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park

A Family Road Trip To Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park For as long as I can remember, my mother has told me stories of her childhood road trips back and forth from Los Angeles to Chicago in a cramped car with no air conditioning in the 1950s. Some of her most […]

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Family-friendly Seattle

Top 10 Things for Families to do in Seattle

From famous markets and buildings to top-notch museums and famous waterfront, the Seattle will surely capture your family’s heart. There is so much to do and see, it’s a challenge to pick the best, but we’ve done it. Here are the top 10 things for families to do in Seattle.

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park with Kids

With less than a million visitors per year (compared to nearby Zion’s 3.6 million visitors), Capitol Reef National Park is a park that tends to lie below many traveler’s radars. The park is certainly not the easiest to get to – it’s 225 miles away from the closest major airport in Salt Lake City – but […]

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California Coast Road trip

California Coast Road Trip: Baseball, Basilicas, & Breweries

We titled our road “Baseball, Basilicas, and Breweries.” Yep, we are that geeky that we title our family road trips before they happen. We planned our trip to begin in San Diego and go up the California Coast to Sonoma County, while including a fourth grade history lesson of the California Missions,

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