Simply said for day-to-day life, a car is most often a necessity and a necessary expense. Combine that with a love of road trips, and owning a car can put a dent in your budget. Here are tips on how to save money on your car.
Children have the attention span of a cat. They will literally change their mood and become excited at a funny shaped cloud. Or the sudden realization that they want to go swimming. Sometimes it’s the out of sight sound of a dog barking. Keeping them focused can be difficult, but with these fun things to do on long road trips maybe (just maybe) yours will be a little less stressful.
Perhaps the most stressful and scariest times as a parent were when my teen daughters began to drive a car. The pendulum of life has changed, as I now have 8 grandchildren with their safety my top priority. The best time to teach safety to kids is when they’re young — before they become teen drivers behind the wheel. Read on for these car safety tips on keeping kids safe.
For me, there are no better places to visit in the United States than those in the Southwest. From the iconic Grand Canyon to the unforgettable landscapes of New Mexico and Colorado, this road trip is perhaps one that covers the most unique and unexpected of all. Get off the beaten path with two-lane highways or arrive at your destination sooner on the more traveled interstates. Need a little guidance? These are my Southwest road trip tips and destinations not to miss.
Are we there yet, Mom? How many times on one road trip will you hear those (whiny) little voices from the back seat? Too often. Cramped into a stuffy car for 5 hours traveling to your next destination is one of the drawbacks of road trips. Add a 20-plus-hour — one way – cross country […]
The second-largest state in the US, Texas is bigger most European countries like France! Located in the south-central United States, discover plenty to experience in the Lone Star State and enjoy when you take a trip out to this part of the world, but where to begin? From Dallas to San Antonio (including remote parts of the state), we’re bringing you the 5 most popular tourist attractions in Texas.
Passionate about travel? Then, you likely also love road trips too! In essence, a road trip is a kind of concentrated, short-term traveling – and it is one which many travelers enjoy every year. Ready to get on the road? Take a look at these secrets to the perfect road trip. Secrets To The Perfect […]
Why ride in Colorado? When you crave the rush of wind on your face, nothing separates you from the outdoors when you’re on your motorcycle in Colorado. One of my favorite Colorado Motorcycle Ride is the Snowmass to McClure Pass scoot. For many riders, exploring Colorado motorcycle roads is the ultimate motorcycle touring dream and […]
On a road trip to North Platte, Nebraska with my BFF, we discovered the forest and reconnected with Mother Nature in the most unlikely place — the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park & Recreation Area. North Platte, Nebraska: Discover Buffalo Bill One of the cool things about road trips is discovering super cool places, such […]
The historic Lincoln Highway was the first automobile road across the United States and the first national memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, predating Washington D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial dedicated in 1922. The Lincoln Highway is a historic Nebraska road trip. This transcontinental national road was conceived in 1912 and formally dedicated in 1913. The original road […]