Topic: Road Trip

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Bottle Tree Ranch and a Day in the Mojave

Bottle Tree Ranch and a Day in the Mojave

April 6, 2013 No Comments Less than two hours from Los Angeles and a world away, kids of all ages and their parents will love the sparkling multi-colored forest awaiting them just off Route 66 near Victorville. This is a great stop on a drive heading in or out of Las Vegas, but it makes a wonderful day trip. That ...

 

Bentonville, Arkansas – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Bentonville, Arkansas – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

December 20, 2011 No Comments Okay, so why did we go to Bentonville, Arkansas? Well, we first spent time in Fort Smith, Arkansas. That was a stop after Memphis, Tennessee on a recent coast to coast driving trip. And while we were in Fort Smith, enjoying a relaxing evening of doing laundry at the stylish Marriott in town, I heard from a ...

 

Going on a Road Trip – Family Style

Going on a Road Trip – Family Style

November 20, 2011 No Comments Like any other form of travel, road trips take time and planning, especially with the children in tow. I’ve always preferred road trips to almost any other form of vacation transportation, although time constraints versus long distances or overseas trips obviously preclude them. For us, the advantage is being able to tote a lot of ...

 

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Get Your Kicks on Route 66

Get Your Kicks on Route 66

September 26, 2011 No Comments Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era. Although you would never know it to look at me, I would have been a great child of the 1950s. I love poodle skirts and saddle shoes, malt shops and car hops, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. But nothing retro makes me happier than ...

 

San Mateo Coast Road Trip: Santa Cruz to San Francisco

San Mateo Coast Road Trip: Santa Cruz to San Francisco

March 1, 2011 No Comments Who’s ready for a road trip? And I don’t mean the kind that strands you on the freeway for miles of unremitting highway and fast food potty breaks. I’m talking about the kind that camera toting adults savor, and little kids will enjoy seeing and stopping at attractions along the way. Santa Cruz is always ...

 

Picking Accommodations for Your Family

Picking Accommodations for Your Family

February 25, 2011 No Comments After I know where my family wants to go, the very first thing I do when planning a family vacation is to decide where we’re going to stay. For us, that comes before researching inexpensive air fare or travel routes. Pick a destination, find a good hotel, bed and breakfast, rented apartment or condo, motel ...

 

Nutrition When Travelling: Eating Healthy in Unfamiliar Destinations

Nutrition When Travelling: Eating Healthy in Unfamiliar Destinations

February 1, 2011 No Comments Travel is fraught with opportunities to completely blow your family’s diet. Fast food restaurants and greasy spoons beckon hungry road trippers, while many airlines have cut back the in-flight options to stale potato chips or high-sugar candy. The good news is that it is entirely possible to make healthy dining options during your trip. The ...

 

Where Are We Going? GPS, Maps and Old-Fashioned Common Sense

Where Are We Going? GPS, Maps and Old-Fashioned Common Sense

February 1, 2011 No Comments Those who are adults today remember the ongoing road trip debate: do we ask for directions or not? It was often portrayed as a competition between men and women, with men refusing to stop and ask. Today that debate, once ongoing fodder for sitcom storylines, seems almost quaint. Now the more relevant question is: should ...

 

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Are We There Yet? Keeping Kids Entertained on the Road

Are We There Yet? Keeping Kids Entertained on the Road

January 31, 2011 No Comments Since the early days of road trips, kids have asked the same question. “Are we there yet?” Although road trips can be a lot of fun, being stuck in the seat of a car for hours on end can be boring and frustrating for adults and kids alike. Thankfully there are more options today than ...

 

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Staying Connected on the Road: Internet Options for Travelers

Staying Connected on the Road: Internet Options for Travelers

January 17, 2011 No Comments Anyone who is an adult today can remember when staying connected during a trip meant an occasional phone call to the office and postcards to friends and relatives. Today, however, we live in an always-on internet world. Disconnecting for a week or more can be impractical or simply impossible. While there is no magical solution ...

 

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