So for those looking to brave the pavement this summer with little ones in tow, here are some tips to make the extended road trip with kids smooth sailing.
Taking the state ferry gives the flexibility to experience life and logistics as the typical family might along this coastal connection of communities – bring your car, bring your dog, and enjoy what is sometimes referred to as “the poor man’s cruise.”
Visiting Glacier National Park with kids both now and then was just as unforgettable: incomparable mountain scenery, bountiful wildlife creatures, overwhelming peace and solitude.
When we give kids the ability to relate what they experience (see, hear, touch, taste, and smell) with how they feel, we empower them to be empathetic, and think critically. One way to give kids the opportunity to connect with travel is by journaling.
My resolution this year: I want the kids to play outside more often. I sincerely believe that the best way to get your kids outside is to be the example. In light of that resolution, my family took the challenge of staying at a Georgia State Park every month of 2014.
Need a weekend itinerary from Atlanta or Nashville? Check out Blue Ridge, Georgia! (And read on for your chance to win a $500 gift card from Shell!)
I love being in the middle of a moment and recognizing that it will make the highlight reel of life. I am talking about the moments which become fond memories that are retold at family get-togethers for decades. Last summer, my kids and I added several highlights to our memory reels while visiting Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.
Planning a road trip to Houston, Galveston, or New Orleans and looking for some fun stops along the way? Check out Beaumont TX. There are quite a few things to do in Beaumont TX, not to mention a lot of history in this little East Texas town. If you’re headed in that direction or looking for a direction to head, here are five things to do in Beaumont TX.
When it comes to budget family travel, camping is always a popular and fun way for families to vacation on the cheap. Our family loves car camping, but road-trip camping has always been daunting, until we encountered the Jucy campervan.
We’ve created a list of five fun, family-friendly day trips from Minneapolis-St. Paul, the twin cities metro area. Take advantage of your respective backyards or come explore ours!
Exploring the cities of Europe is easy on foot or through public transportation, but if you really want to get into the hill towns and countryside you need to rent a car.
Carson Valley, Nevada rocks! Never heard of it? No worries—neither had I until recently. Tsk-tsk, what a shame that Vegas hogs most of the state’s spotlight. Carson Valley is composed of three authentic wild west towns—Genoa, Gardnerville, and Minden—which rest at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range
From picking cherries to climbing lighthouses and getting your toes in the Lake Michigan sand, check out Traverse City, Michigan.
Sharon Rowley, our Great American Road Tripper, is back today sharing tips on how to organize the inside of your car for a road trip. You won’t want to miss this!
How to successfully plan a road trip itinerary (and avoid the dreaded “Are We There Yets?!!!” from the back seat!)
Written with contribution from Trekaroo Guroos and RV veterans Heather Erquiaga and Amanda Williams. The following post is sponsored by Sun RV Resorts. Sun RV Resorts offers a collection of …