If you’re planning a road trip this summer you’re probably already cringing at the price of gas. But even with high gas prices, a road trip can still be cheaper—and often more fun—than a vacation that involves flying. However, unexpected expenses and poor planning can quickly inflate a road trip…
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Summer may be over, but it’s never too early to start planning your next family adventure. Whether you enjoy a sojourn over the holidays, taking advantage of a long fall break, or look ahead to next summer, an RV vacation can be the perfect ticket for family fun.
If you and your family don’t have time or money for a big trip, consider going on a staycation…. Most people don’t think to visit all the attractions in their own city or town. Now is the time to get out and start exploring! We recently asked the Mom
The ultimate test of a family’s strength or sanity is going on a family road trip. This doesn’t have to be a cross country road trip… but anything over 2 hours usually will do it. Let’s face it, putting more than 3 people in a vehicle filled with luggage
Camping has and always will be a part of my life. My parents would to take us on a cross country trip every summer, camping the whole way, coast to coast. When I got married I happened to marry a man who enjoys camping as well, and has passed …
Going on vacation soon? Wondering what to do with your dog when you travel? Consider a doggy boot camp, combining boarding and dog training, for your dog while you’re on your trip.
We recently took a 3 1/2 week family vacation to Europe. As part of our planning process, we
Have you ever thought about renting a car in Europe? Does thinking about driving on the “wrong” side of the road in Ireland…, having cars fly past you on the Autobahn, and weaving through confusing and narrow streets in medieval cities in Spain scare you? If so, you aren’t
Planning a family vacation in Europe? Trying to decide on the best form of transportation for your family and whether driving in Europe is the perfect solution for you…? These benefits for renting a car in Europe will help make your decision easier.
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There are so many places to visit throughout the United States. One of the areas in the country that is filled with history, politics, and beauty is Washington, D.C. As the nation’s capital, the city and surrounding areas are filled with sights that will educate… and entertain during a
How many of you think you know everything there is to do around your community? My sister moved to Lakeland, Florida last month and was telling me about an awesome park she found. Common Ground Park in Lakeland, Florida is about an hour from where I live and on the …