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Car Travel

8 Road Trip Essentials You Didn’t Know You…

by Tamekia Reece

Taking a road trip with kids means there will be messes: crumbs, spills, or worse,…

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28 Roadside Attractions Worth a Stop on Your…

by Diana Lambdin Meyer

Don't want to hear "Are we there yet?" on repeat? Add some roadside attractions to…

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9 Tech-Free Distractions for Your Next Family Road…

by Tamara Gruber

Heading out on a road trip is the quintessential family vacation. But while road trips…

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8 Best Road Trip Destinations for Families

by Lissa Poirot

Sometimes, driving is the family vacation—not to mention a cheaper alternative to flying with kids.…

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Car Travel

A [Tongue-in-Cheek] Guide to Surviving the Oregon Trail…

by Cynthia J. Drake

When was the last time you patted yourself on the back for surviving a family…

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Car Travel

The Ultimate Family Road Trip Survival Guide

by Tamara Gruber

Keeping the car organized, clean, and safe will cut down on the battles of whose…

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10 Best Podcasts for Kids and Families 2020

by Courtney Elko

Whether you’re on a family road trip or just looking for something to enjoy together at home, podcasts (which are a series of audio episodes)…

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9 Best Travel Booster Seats 2020

by Terry Ward

Milestones are a part of raising kids at all phases of their early lives—and there are milestones of importance to note, too, when it comes…

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Evenflo Chase vs. Evenflo Maestro: Which Evenflo Car Seat Is Best For Your Family?

by Terry Ward

Evenflo makes some of our favorite go-anywhere baby and kid products, from the brand’s vast range of bottles to the Pivot Xplore All-Terrain Stroller Wagon,…

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Graco 4Ever vs. Extend2Fit: Which Graco Car Seat Is Best For Your Family?

by Terry Ward

Ah, the struggle to settle on the perfect car seat. If you thought deciding which stroller to buy was a doozy, wait until you embark…

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8 Best Car Rental Booking Sites for Families

by Tamekia Reece

As exciting as it is to go on vacation, the planning, like renting a car, can be time-consuming and frustrating. Sure, you could call a…

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11 U.S. Road Trips Kids Should Experience Before They Grow Up

by Courtney Elko

 The classic family road trip should be experienced by every kid at least once in their lifetime (more if you can withstand the are-we-there-yet’s!).…

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12 Best Audiobooks for Kids and Families

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Looking for a way to prevent your kids from staring down at their devices? Consider downloading some Audiobooks the entire family can enjoy. We’ve chosen…

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10 Best Travel Car Seats for 2020, According to an Expert

by Terry Ward

When it comes to your child’s safety, security and comfort, it’s best to bring your own car seat wherever you travel—whether you plan to use…

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11 Best Road Trips Movies of All Time

by Katja Gaskell

Want to keep the kids quiet while they’re trapped next to one another in the back of the car? These movies will appeal to all…

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9 Best Drive-In Movie Theaters in the U.S.

by Kaitlin Braun

Find a drive-in theater near you with our list of theaters in each state across the U.S.

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Renting a Car for Your Next Family Vacation? 7 Car Rental Tricks You Need to Know Before You Book

by Maxwell Barna

Rent a car for your next family vacation the right way with these seven tips on comparing prices, bringing car seats, renting abroad and more.

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12 Road Trip Hacks Every Family Needs

by Lisa Milbrand

Before you hit the road, consider these tips for road tripping with kids.

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A Beginner’s Guide to RV Family Vacations

by Caroline Costello

Renting an RV is a fantastic way to tour the country with your kids (without having to unpack seven suitcases at each hotel). Here, RV…

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12 Best Road Trip Games for Families

by Jackie Perrin

Play these old-fashioned (and free!) games to pass the time on your next family road trip.

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