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Family Safety on the Road

Ahhh, the compelling lure of the open road … and the romantic ideal of driving through Italy or Greece with the top down on your rented convertible, or traversing the mountains of Switzerland and Austria in a road-tough four-by-four. Sounds great, right? The experience can be exactly that — provided you’re adequately prepared. What many […]

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 the Holiday Spirit Alive on the Road

The holidays are a hectic time of year, especially when you’re on the road. When your family is counting on you to make sure travel plans go smoothly, nothing (or no one) gets left behind and everyone has fun, keeping up a cheerful holiday spirit can get pretty tough. Whether your family is traveling far […]

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 […]