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Family Car Games – The License Plate Game

It's back to the future with the License Plate Game, one of our favorite car games -- in printable form -- to make road time and the long miles fly by. We've also got game suggestions in app form that your kids will love. Families know that FTF has reviewed and recommended numerous handy travel games, electronic devices and books to keep traveling children content during a long family road...

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Car And Booster Seat Safety

When Child Passenger Safety Week rolls around each September, auto companies and non-profits promote national campaigns to increase safety awareness of car seats and boosters. However, parents know that child safety -- whether in a car, train, taxi, airplane or other moving vehicle -- is a year round concern. And with the technology and innovation that's gone into all aspects of parenting, it's...

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Double Your Pleasure On California Streets And Chutes

This wallet-friendly California road trip from fabulous San Francisco to the sunny slopes of Lake Tahoe's mountain resorts delivers twice the vacation bang for your buck. As luck would have it, my daughter Eve lost her a high-tech job in Seattle just as the snow began gracing the slopes around Lake Tahoe, California. What better place to search -- not too hard– for a new meal ticket? Our...

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Leaving Las Vegas, A Western Road Trip

Our Road Trip: You may know the slogans: Vegas, Baby Vegas, What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. You may know the sites; the fountains at the Bellagio, The Pirates at Treasure Island, the Lions at the Mirage. You may know the sounds; girls cruising up and down The Strip in that fabulous convertible or checking out the hustle and bustle of Freemont Street in Old Downtown. Some...

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Riviera Nayarit, Mexico For Eco-Adventures

From the hip resort of Puerto Vallarta to the jungles of the Sierra Madres, Mexico's Riviera Nayarit offers activities to everyone in the family, and at bargain prices.Riviera Nayarit is the lush coastal region of Mexico's Nayarit state, extending from the gated resort community of Nuevo Vallarta (pronounced No-voh VY-ar-tah)...

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Road Trip USA: An American History Tour Through Pennsylvania

Many families select an American history tour for their road trip with school-age children, and there's nothing more fun than exploring the regions of Philadelphia, Lancaster and Gettysburg together. Summertime means family vacation and for kids, a much-deserved break from classroom learning for several months. A road trip across the U.S. is a great way to introduce...

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Lewis & Clark National Heritage Trail To Washington

Retrace the steps of America's greatest explorers from Pennsylvania west to Washington, and make your next family vacation an unforgettable expedition of discovery. Retrace the steps of America's greatest explorers from Pennsylvania west to Washington, and make your next family vacation an unforgettable expedition of discovery.In 1803, Virginian and frontiersman Meriwether Lewis prepared...

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Road Trip USA: The Pacific Northwest From Portland To The Olympic Peninsula

With its combination of sophisticated citylife in Seattle and Portland, and the scenic wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula, this road trip satisfies all ages.For families that want the flair of cities combined with the best that nature has to offer, a road trip through the Pacific Northwest is the perfect fit.  Along the main road of Interstate 5 travelers can find the major metropolises...

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Attractions

You don’t have to go far to find fun things to do when you plan a family vacation to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a large suburb of Philadelphia, conveniently located 75 miles from New York City and close to Trenton, New Jersey.  In Bucks County, your family will learn about its rich history and how that history continues today. Offering families everything from water slides...

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Austin Beyond the City Limits

We recently visited Austin, Texas on a nostalgia tour led by my husband, a long-ago resident.  Our son was delighted to see the town made famous by SXSW and my husband, well, he's at that age where revisiting the haunts of his youth is fun.  I had spent time in Austin back in 1986 and it wasn't even worthwhile comparing what I'd seen then with the now -- it was too...

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