Road Trip

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...

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...

/*-->*/ On a breezy night in Huntington Beach, California, I stood outside the car I was going to be held captive in for the next 26 hours of my life. The sea breeze always felt nice against my face and I was already dreading leaving it behind. I climbed into the back seat of the car with my...

Last summer I went on vacation with my family. Our trip was not some huge ordeal; instead, it was a trip to Utah in order to drop my brother, Taylor, off at BYU. On the way, and once we arrived, we did fun activities that were not over the top, but allowed us to spend time together as a family....

Last summer, my cousins decided to call us up and take us on a road trip. “ROAD TRIP!” we shouted as we began packing up our things.  Our uncle told us that he had a time share at a place called Indio, and that it might be a little bit hot. Our family and our cousin’s family are extremely close....

My family and I are close-knit have always enjoyed travelling together; experiencing new places is something we look forward to doing every summer. However, from Jacksonville, Oregon, the farthest from home we had ever travelled to was Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. This summer, we planned to take our...

The summer of 2007 my neighbors, the Fongers, invited me to explore the western side of the United States. We traveled from our house, in Clarksville Michigan, all the way to Montana. This opportunity my neighbors provided for me influenced my life a great deal. We started off taking the SS...

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