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September 29, 2014

Turkey Day Travel: Family Road Trip Tips

According to AAA, there are going to be more drivers on the road this Thanksgiving. Some 43.6 million Americans plan to drive at least 50 miles from home for turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie. If you’ll be among them, here are some great posts offering road trip tips galore.

If you’re looking for entertainment that doesn’t involve gadgets and gizmos, check out 5 Fun Road Trip Games from R We There Yet Mom?. Or, check out my recent post on NBC’s Today.com, Unplug and Enjoy Gadget-Free Travel with Kids.

Driving with little ones? Hop on this post from Kiddos on Board called Road Trips with Toddlers. Meanwhile, SheKnows takes on even smaller travelers in Keeping Baby Busy on a Road Trip. Have Sippy Will Travel also has some great tips in Road Trip Tips for Traveling with Kids.

Now how about food. Travel for Boomers offers Ten Tips for Packing the Perfect Road Trip Food, and the tips apply to all ages. Among the suggestions are chips, pre-cut veggies and cookies. You’ll find great tips for healthy eating too on A Little Nutrition in this blog post called Eating Well on a Road Trip.

Got a minute? Kidventurous has been nominated for two family travel awards and we would love your vote. You can find out more in this recent post about the awards. Thank you!

Are you planning to take a road trip over the Thanksgiving holiday? Let me know a few of your favorite road trip tips in the comments section below.

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