Road Trip

Corporate consolidation and price wars have diminished the customer experience with most car rentals, so it’s great to see a company like Hertz devoting attention to family needs. How many of us have waited on interminable rental car lines while our kids topple the luggage and lean on the rental...

If you’re looking for healthy, organic and easily transportable snacks that you’re kids will enjoy, don’t despair. You have a few options that will satisfy everyone in the family without leaving too much of a mess. Pre-Packed Organic?  Apple Snacks for Kids Crunch Pak, for example, offers a...

Q. Darlene K. of Poway, California asks for recommended campgrounds to accommodate her 28-foot-long RV on the route between her home and Yellowstone. A. Thank you for your inquiry about campgrounds along the route from San Diego in California to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming/Montana.   This...

Pregnancy, vacation and good health can mix easily -- even travel by air shouldn't be a problem -- as long as you follow a few common sense tips from Doc Holiday.  Just make sure your physician or medical caregiver is aware of your travel plans beforehand. Tips for Safe Vacationing When You Are...

Highway safety is a major concern on family road trips, especially in winter when snow and ice can make driving conditions especially treacherous. With the arrival of the winter holidays comes sometimes treacherous -- rainy, icy, snowy -- driving conditions. Driving slowly and carefully is a must...

Family excursions make the holidays special, so why not take the kids Christmas tree hunting this winter? We make it easy with this guide to the U-Pick Christmas Tree Farm nearest you. Did you grow up with a fake Christmas tree? According to the National Christmas Tree Association (636/449-5070),...

Two single moms share their tips on how to save money when taking a road trip with active kids to the Wild West of New Mexico and Colorado in a two-part FTF series. Join them as they take a ride on the railroad, hunt for fossils, experience river rafting and explore every step of their route.......

These adventuring single moms show that museums and monuments aren't just for parents as they take two active boys on a road trip through Colorado and New Mexico. My hair is flying in my eyes, and I can feel the ridiculous grin on my face as I lean precariously over the side of the small red raft...

Cheyenne, Wyoming describes itself as the place to "come live the legend" and during the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days -- one of the world's largest rodeos -- those legendary days of the Wild West really do come to life. At any time of year, though, families can appreciate Cheyenne's colorful 19th-...

The scenic rural area that lines Germany's so-called Romantic Road provides unusual opportunities for family touring, making it one of Europe's favorite road trips. Just about anyone who has ever traveled to Germany will be familiar with the medieval walled city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. It is...

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