It’s 63 degrees right now as I type this (inside) and you know I’m thinking about summer road trips. I’d better get all this thinking in today because a massive cold front is coming through and the high tomorrow is only supposed to be 36 degrees. Boo. (Seriously, how does this happen?)
As I was thinking about road trip season, I stumbled across a lot of great tips and advice. Take a look at a few of my favorite blog posts and articles:
Trekaroo: 10 Tips for Planning a Road Trip with Your Family
Stay organized, plan your route and pack snacks (lots of snacks).
Stylishly Me: 6 Tips to Help You Stay Stylish on a Road Trip
Make note…ballet flats, leggings and sunglasses are key.
Black & Married with Kids: 5 Tips for Surviving a Family Road Trip
If you leave home without charged electronics, you’re asking for trouble.
Makobi Scribe: 5 Things to Do Before Taking a Family Road Trip
Make an itinerary and don’t forget to build in time to let the kids stretch and blow off steam.
Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog: 8 Tips to Help You Save Money on Your Family Road Trip
Don’t forget about credit card rewards and stop where it’s free (parks are your friend).
C Picture: 5 Cross Country Road Trip Planning Tips for Families
Set a (realistic) budget and don’t be overly ambitious. You can’t see it all in one day.
Stuffed Suitcase: How to Pack Your Car for a Road Trip
Keep a food bin in the car and make sure each child packs a small bag with favorite activities.
Do you have any great road trip tips? Let me know in the comments section below.