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Planning a road trip is a great way to spend time with the family, but keeping the kids occupied during the ride can be a challenge. And while portable DVD players, tablet computers and MP3 players can be helpful distractions, they can also isolate kids from everyone [...]
People are intrigued by the idea of visiting all 50 states. I’ve met many, many people who can tell me the exact number of states they have been to. Visiting all 50 states is a very doable goal. There are fewer people who want to take their kids to all 50 states, but they do [...]
On our way home from a recent trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama, we reached a significant milestone: the odometer on our minivan reached 200,000 miles. I had my camera ready and captured the moment.
Not only is this the first car we’ve owned that has reached 200,000 miles, it’s the first vehicle [...]
I like maps. I’ve always liked maps. I could look at them for hours. So it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that we have a big wall map of the United States to keep track of where we’ve been. We put a pin in all the places we’ve been. You can buy map pins [...]
The new year is now just days away, and you know what that means. New year’s resolutions. When thinking about new year’s resolutions, most people think of losing weight, exercising, or eating well. How about a more fun kind of resolution that your whole family will enjoy? Why not resolve to visit at least one [...]