Besides using one of their guidebooks to get
unique ideas for places to go, here are some other suggestions they offer.
- PLAN 2 Ė 4
ACTIVITIES within a one hour drive time
of each other. Base you choices on the season of year.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING INFORMATION before you leave. In addition to
the site's website, MapBlast.com or MapQuest.com are good places for
- If in doubt,
MAKE RESERVATIONS, especially for tours. Find
out what is SUGGESTED TO WEAR, especially for
factory or transportation tours. When in doubt, DRESS
DOWN and DRESS IN LAYERS.
For the road,
PACK SNACKS and
BEVERAGES. Also, PACK TRAVEL GAMES & TOYS and
plenty of TOILETRIES. Click on the graphics below for
some great suggestions like Travel Bingo and Invisible Ink
- If your budget allows,
have the VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH A TV/VCR unit.
- Donít forget your
PICNICS along the way. (Allow time for
a rural/scenic route to take advantage of free, clean picnic facilities).
FAMILY FRIENDLY LODGING.
is easy, if you SNEAK IT IN!
Engage your kids by learning state facts (people,
places, history, etc) using these fun and educational activity books.
Click here for
- Gravitate to
MUSEUMS that are
are fun for kids to pick out and keep as a MEMORY
of your visit of favorite places. (They can even be practical, too!)
- After you create family
memories, make a FAMILY TREASURE CHEST and SCRAPBOOK
to preserve those memories.
HOME & TRAVEL CHILD
SAFETY TIPS - This is a great website for additional stranger safety
issues that are import whether at home or traveling.