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Living across the country from our families means frequent 20 hour car rides north to Chicago and 20 hours south to Mexico City. We’ve also taken vacations within the US and abroad that have included driving around for hours and days (even surviving a few without a DVD player:). Without intending to, we’ve become quite the experts in looooong road trips. I’m going to share what’s worked for us: the best strategies, travel games, books, snacks, and activities to keep the kids happy (and therefore, the parents happy) when in the car.
Day 7. Reader’s Stories of Survival on the Road with Kids
Answer these questions and email us a picture to be included in Day 7’s article! Email your responses to kidworldcitizen (at) gmail (dot) com
- How many hours was the trip? What was your origin and destination?
- How many kids were along for the ride? What were their ages?
- Tell us a favorite memory from a family road trip.
- What’s your favorite travel tip for families deciding to do a driving vacation?