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On The Road Again … On a Family Driving Holiday

Don’t let memories of the Griswolds get in the way of enjoying one of the best ways to travel — road trips, when planned well, can offer more flexibility, freedom and bonding opportunities than organized tour groups for families. In many cases, there are even some companies that will plan your road itinerary for you […]

Road Tripping Through New York State

Family road trips don’t always have to be cross-country treks or epic RV adventures, sometimes they can just be a great excuse to get out on the open road and fully enjoy a state near you. For Northeast-coasters, or even visitors staying for an extended trip, one such state worth exploring is New York. Map […]

The “Hit Parade” for Real: A U.S. Road Trip Inspired by the Grammys

Who were the original “influencers”? One could argue they were musicians who became pop culture giants, from Elvis and Bob Dylan to The Beach Boys to Motown’s roster of talent. In their own ways, they laid the groundwork for everything that followed. While your kids or grandkids may not be familiar with the bands and […]

Keeping Your Cool on the Highway This Winter

In a season of advertising and marketing drawing upon nostalgia — especially with the big automakers — white, powdery country roads and snow-capped mountains set the tone. Of course, anybody with a driver’s license knows better. The white stuff is not so pretty to drive through, even if it means the family will avoid the […]

Managing Thanksgiving Travel

One of the most stressful times of the year is, almost assuredly, the holidays. The traffic and sheer volume of those traveling skyrockets through November and December, with the day before Thanksgiving commonly cited as the busiest travel day of the year for those in the United States. Driving down packed interstates, navigating crammed airports […]

Blacklane: A Convenient Travel Option for Families

by Kimberly Krol On a recent trip to Valencia, Spain, I booked Blacklane, transfers to and from my home to Philadelphia International Airport, and to and from my hotels in Valencia to Valencia Airport. Founded in 2011, the Berlin-based company developed when Jens Wohltorf and Frank Steuer saw a need for a single global professional […]