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Family Road Trips

Remembering My Big, Fat, 1970s Thanksgiving

Lori Ferraro | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

It was a different time then -- no handheld devices, telephones brought to the table, no viral turkey videos and no uploading photos of pumpkin pie. Not that there's anything wrong with that last one, I thoroughly enjoy looking at pictures of pie.

Does this Traffic Pattern Make Your Head Spin?

Julie Lee | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Julie Lee

Roundabouts have been shown to make roadways safer and less congested but are often criticized for being more expensive and taking up more land than traditional intersections.

The Great American Roadtrip: Toddler Friendly

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Amanda Blakley

There is something universal about roadtrips. The soundtrack of my particular childhood journeys was a combination of Barbara Streisand, the musical Annie and the Solid Gold cassette collection. Now it's time for my son to experience it.

How A Road Trip Can Make Your Family Stronger

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.27.2014 | Parents

Oh, the milestones of a good ol' family road trip. Whether it's throwing your suitcases in the car, singing on the road or dealing with the unexpected...

6 Road-Tested Tips For Summer Travel With Boys

Liesl Testwuide | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Liesl Testwuide

My middle son is the Recorder. He records unusual sightings, like a bear peeing or a running cantaloupe (turned out to be an antelope.) He's responsible for writing down shopping lists, fast food orders and game scores. His creative abbreviations like J.C. (just ketchup) keep us laughing.

FIND YOUR OWN ADVENTURE: The Best Trips You Can Take In All 50 States

Posted 06.13.2014 | Parents

Summer is officially upon us, and with its warm embrace comes the itch to bolt out of our office chairs and flee to the nearest beach. Since families ...

4 Ways Family Road Trips Have Changed Since Gen Xers Were Kids

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Wow, were our games complex. There was I Spy, Make the Trucker Honk His Horn, The License Plate Game, GHOST, Mad Libs, those Yes & Know invisible ink pads, and the saddest game of all: the Wave Game.

Beyond Boston: A Road Trip to Concord and Lexington

WHERE | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Unlike Paul Revere, you don't need to look to Boston's Old North Church for two lanterns to see that you should hit the road for Concord and Lexington, Mass.

14 Things You Need to Know Before Driving California's Big Sur

David Landsel | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

Visitors to Big Sur can glide through roughly 85 miles of stunning scenery in a couple of hours, but the region remains an overwhelming and somewhat unknowable place to many.

Packing for Baby's 1st Road Trip

Dana Holmes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Dana Holmes

My husband and I were asking ourselves this exact question last week as we were prepping for our first weekend away from home with our 4-month-old infant. Because I can have my OCD moments, I decided that we should bring everything and then figure out what we didn't need, versus taking nothing and learning the hard way.

5 Family Travel Destinations That Teach Kids U.S. History

Amy Whitley | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents
Amy Whitley

The kids are back to school and summer vacation is over. Keep the kids at their studies during fall getaways and weekend trips by visiting a historical landmark, museum or battlefield. Pick from one of these five top U.S. family travel destinations that teach U.S. history:

T+L Editors' Favorite Road Trips (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

It's an annual summer ritual: piling three kids and one giant golden doodle into the car for the drive to Maine, stopping for lobster rolls and boxes of blueberries. See the lighthouse at Dyce Head? Almost there.

Ten Reasons to Love Pennsylvania

Judith Fein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

"You're going to Pennsylvania?" our friends asked. "You're usually flying off to some destination we've never heard of, but the state named after William Penn? Why Pennsylvania?"

6 Baseball Attractions Worthy of a Road Trip

MiniTime | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

As the boys of summer prepare to hit the road for the start of another season, baseball-loving families around the country are plotting road trips that celebrate America's favorite pastime.

10 Fall Road Trips Through The Northeast

Fathom | Posted 12.08.2012 | Travel
Fathom

Head to the North Fork if you're in the mood for large plots of farmland, farmstands, U-picks and wineries.

PHOTOS: Great American Factory Tours

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Whether you've watched Americans make potato chips or Mack Trucks -- you'll come away with a greater appreciation for the businesses and objects our countrymen are capable of building.

WATCH: Who Has America's Best Aquarium?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In Monterey's world-famous aquarium, the star attractions are jellyfish. In Atlanta's aquarium, it's the Whale Sharks.

How to Pack a Cooler (and Save Money) on Your Next Road Trip

Women & Co | Posted 08.05.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

With today's gas prices, you may be looking for ways to save a little money on your family voyage. Packing homemade items saves money and makes for happy (and less sugar-enthused!) travelers.

BlackVoices History Quest: Finale

Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

We've had such an amazing journey traveling through some of the greatest black history landmarks all over the country. With your help and advice, ...

BlackVoices History Quest: Washington, D.C.

Posted 04.29.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Washington, D.C. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the help...

BlackVoices History Quest: New Orleans

Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in New Orleans. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful ...

BlackVoices History Quest: Indianapolis

Posted 02.25.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Indianapolis. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful...

BlackVoices History Quest: The Northeast Edition

Posted 02.24.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Northeast. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful ma...

BlackVoices History Quest: The Southwest Edition

Posted 04.24.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Southwest. Don't believe what you've heard. The southwst isn't just sweeping lands...

BlackVoices History Quest: Seattle

Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Seattle. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful map,...