Road trips can be the most memorable things you ever do with your family and also one of the most overwhelming. Let me help you start at the beginning to make a trip for every member in your family.
As the largest city in Oklahoma, many southern road trips are going to take you through Oklahoma City. Don't just plan a quick drive through. There are so many places to explore that you should definitely plan to allow at least a couple of days in this city. Here is my top list as well as future places to check out.
Should you let your teen join the church mission trip? Is it safe? Does it make you nervous? Mission trips were the highlight of my teenage years; let them be a part of your teen's life experiences. I see your fears. Let's turn them around together.
Tulsa. It's not a big name tourist destination in northeast Oklahoma. You probably won't find it on a must-see list... until now. Reroute your road trip to explore this part of the United States. Experience my family's favorite playground and a breathtaking garden to create a day that all members of your family will enjoy.
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary protects the only coral barrier reef in North America. This third largest barrier reef in the world is in the United States, but to fully see it, you will need a boat trip from Key West. Sail, snorkel, and kayak in the Florida Reef with Danger Charters.
No matter what we do, travel is stressful, and no one enjoys travelling with parents who freak out. Let's simplify family road trips to lessen the parent stress so travel is enjoyed not dreading. Here are the top ten ways this parent has found to simplify travel life with kids.
The Florida Keys look beautiful with that seductive turquoise water. It's tropical without leaving the country, but you need realistic expectations. Learn from my mistakes and make the most of your Florida Key family vacation.
This highest place in Georgia allows you to look out toward four states from the 360 view from the observation deck across the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest to Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Take the half-mile trail up from the parking lot at Brasstown Bald or catch the bus, but the views at 4,784 feet of the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest are well worth the trek either way. Here are the details you need for the best day trip from the Atlanta area.
Road trips are not just about getting there - it's about all the amazing places in between. Heading back to Texas from Yellowstone brought us dinosaurs, arches, and history trips. Check out our itinerary and plan your next United States road trip.
Family trips to Orlando tend to be so tiring. With day trip toward the west coast, your family could experience a different type of adventure. Swim with manatees, kayak down the river, cannonball into a spring, and explore the Crystal River area and "the Chaz". With these insider tips, check out this day in nature.