Indoor Adventure at the Mall of America
November 3, 2013 – 8:13 pm | No Comment

The kids are back in school, winter is inevitable, and road trip season has shrunken to the tune of a long weekend or holiday vacation. Accommodating both road warriors and jet setters with a long …

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Travel Themed Board Games
July 1, 2012 – 1:23 pm | 5 Comments
Travel Themed Board Games

Under the guise of vacation, it’s only when we reach adulthood that we fully understand a road trip is a real-life social studies lesson with undertones of cartography. Road maps and GPS-assisted navigation aside, one …

Hand-Picked Favorites For Family Travel
May 16, 2012 – 8:02 am | No Comment
Hand-Picked Favorites For Family Travel

Spending more time on the highway than the average American family, we’d like to think we’ve reached a MacGyver-like state for whatever vacation curve ball inevitably comes our way. Whether we’re making our itineraries, packing …

Travel Games for Spring Break Road Trips
February 12, 2012 – 4:41 pm | 2 Comments
Travel Games for Spring Break Road Trips

With spring break around the corner, those of us in winter climates are planning an escape to somewhere different, somewhere warmer, and somewhere with kids in tow. Determined to keep everyone happy and the number …

U.S.A. License Plate Game
November 28, 2011 – 8:21 pm | One Comment
U.S.A. License Plate Game

One of our favorite games to play on a road trip involves finding as many license plates from different states as we can during the course of our trip. Obsessively stalking the rear-end of vehicles …

Post Cards, Journals, and Road Trip Mementos
October 27, 2010 – 7:34 am | One Comment
Post Cards, Journals, and Road Trip Mementos

On your next family road trip, include the kids in the planning and the memory making. From writing post cards to taking photos, kids love to be engaged just as much as you do.

Pressman Toy Company Presents More Low-Tech Fun
August 22, 2010 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Pressman Toy Company Presents More Low-Tech Fun

One way to engage kids on a road trip is to unplug and play good ol’ fashioned games like cards and puzzles. Pressman Toy Company has a bunch of low-tech fun!

Kid Review: Would You Rather?
June 4, 2009 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Kid Review: Would You Rather?

Would You Rather is really fun because it says “Would you rather have poison ivy in your toes or on your butt!”