In the era of freeways, bullet trains and the Dreamliner aircraft, it is easy to forget there was once a time when it took days or weeks for travelers to get from point A to point B. However, travelogues from a century ago and older reveal the journey could be as satisfying as the final destination. Modern families can discover what has never changed if they slow down and absorb northern Arizona’s many riches when they leave the four-lane highways behind.
While school is (almost) out for summer, the kids are about to have a lot of free time on their —and your — hands. It might be a good time to follow along a growing trend in the family travel industry: grandparents traveling alone with grandchildren.
While much of the world conspires to tear us apart through social media and our addiction to productivity through screens, Mother Nature strives to connect us with songs of leaves rustling in the wind, crisp air cooling our skin and campfires toasting marshmallows. Camping can be that perfect escape to invite her into our lives.