Category Archives: Travel Tips

Travel Accessories (& quick travel tips for road trips with young kids)

A recent spot I did that highlights some quick travel tips with young kids… With warm weather upon us, it is time to start prepping for annual family road trips and weekend getaways! The safety of young kids when … Continue reading

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Spring Break Travel Tips

Click on Spring Break Travel for some quick tips with young kids…

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Gosh I love Saturday mornings on FB! Discovered 3 travel tips I forgot about: 1. use dryer sheets as air fresheners and spill picker uppers 2. freeze juice boxes before road trip – they double as mini ice packs and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Safe Car Travel With Your Pet

Please see the following tips to help you prepare for a safe and smooth car trip: Keep your pets safe and secure in a well-ventilated crate or carrier. There are a variety of wire mesh, hard plastic and soft-sided carriers available. … Continue reading

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Car Shopping Site Sheds Light on the Great American Road Trip SANTA MONICA, CALIF. – August 12, 2014 – Whether it’s the trip back to college, a last-minute Labor Day escape or an end-of-summer getaway, Americans find that August … Continue reading

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MIDWEST HOMESCHOOL CONVENTION in Cincinnati is hosting a workshop about Family Field Trips on a Budget

COME TO booth #1621 – KIDS LOVE TRAVEL at the Midwest Homeschool Convention and check out our books and show specials. ( ). ONE of the authors will be there so think of a QUESTION or two to get a JUMPSTART … Continue reading

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Travel Tips from the Family Travel Mom: subject – Natural History Museums – flashback

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS – It’s all in the starting point. Flashback to an earlier time: As we waited in some lines opening day of the new Creation Museum, we were greeted by friendly faces and warm smiles from the docents … Continue reading

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7 Last-Minute Labor Day Travel Tips

With one last, long weekend to say farewell to summer, there’s not much time to plan your Labor Day getaway. Though spontaneous trips are full of excitement, little planning leaves a lot of room for expensive travel hiccups. This is … Continue reading

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Pets and Vacations

5 items to pack in Fido’s weekend bag if he’s being home-boarded: 1. Your dog’s usual food: Some dogs get an upset stomach if you change their brand of doggie chow, so be sure to pack plenty of your dog’s … Continue reading

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Biltmore Summer Vacations Offer Something for Everyone in the Family

~Kids admitted free Memorial Day through Labor Day~   ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Sixty-six percent of families say ‘togetherness’ is an essential element for a memorable family vacation (PGAV Destinations study, “The Art of the Family Vacation,” 2012). Addressing the need … Continue reading

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