There were a few times up in Michigan when our entire family drove to Mississippi to visit my father's siblings. And we dreamed of making "good time." I never knew until much later in life that good time might be an important concept and achievement.
Not only is traveling with your kids the best possible way for parents and children to bond with each other, it inevitably provides a host of teachable moments that you couldn't possibly have predicted or prepared for in advance.
Today, the United Kingdom will celebrate its first National Sharing Day, established by The People Who Share. This organization is a trail blazing movement dedicated to building a global marketplace of sharing.
New Disney rides and adventures will naturally charm kids, but some will resonate more deeply with grown-ups, who can better appreciate the sheer genius that goes into melding the latest technology with nostalgia.
Each less than two hours outside of a major city, these destinations offer gorgeous landscapes and entertain singles, couples and families for a reasonable price. I love them all just as much as my Mexican hideways!