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November 23, 2015 – 9:59 am

Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

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Are you #ReadyToSki Aspen and Snowmass?

November 2, 2015 – 4:00 am
skiing-in-aspen-trees_Jeremy Swanson

Just after we were married, my husband and I enjoyed a romantic weekend in Aspen, Colorado. We visited in the fall, a time when you can float your breath in the morning air and crunch …

Passports with Purpose 2011

November 30, 2011 – 1:00 am
Maumee Bay Cottage

In the spirit of giving and good cheer, Road Trips for Families is honored to participate in the 2011 Passports with Purpose (PwP), an annual fundraiser hosted by some of your favorite travel blogs. In its third year, PwP has raised money for a school in rural Cambodia ($30,000 in 2009) and a village in rural India (rallying with over $64,000 in 2010). Partnering with Room To Read, PwP has set a goal of $80,000 to build two libraries for children in Zambia, Africa. A family-travel site and parents of our own literate kids, we feel particularly inspired by this year’s fundraiser.

Movies To Go: Redbox on the Road

October 31, 2011 – 11:30 am

As a general rule of thumb, we provide our kids with unlimited opportunities for self-entertainment (i.e., looking out the window) for road trips under nine hours. This is partly because our Hail Mary minivan is …

Best Road Trip Story Contest

June 4, 2009 – 7:36 pm
It's a Dry Heat

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASTHO) is asking for your best ever road trip stories.