Pipestone National Monument
August 29, 2014 – 6:52 am | No Comment

While passing through the Southwest corner of Minnesota earlier this summer, an unmistakable brown and white sign reserved for national monuments popped into view: Pipestone National Monument
Located in the town of Pipestone, Pipestone National Monument …

Read the full story »
Feed Me

No fast food or chicken strips. Fun, kid-centered food that the whole family will love.

Geocaching

The best new geocaching events and destinations for your next road trip.

Saving for Vacation

Ideas, tips, and methods used to budget and save money for your next family vacation.

Tech & Gadgets

Technical Stuff, Toys, Gadgets, GPS Info & more.

Trip Planning

A good road trip takes some planning, here’s the help you need.

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: idaho

Sandpoint, Idaho – Rockies or Bust
July 28, 2011 – 7:26 am | No Comment
Sandpoint, Idaho – Rockies or Bust

The Sandpoint, Idaho area is the perfect road trip for families from anywhere in the Northwest, and it’s a great mid-point destination on longer trips. In the far northern part of the state, the Sandpoint area is one of our top recommendations for other road tripping families.

Top 10 Summer Festivals for Families 2011
May 19, 2011 – 10:35 am | 3 Comments
Top 10 Summer Festivals for Families 2011

We announce our picks for the Top 10 Summer Festivals for Families. Every year we pick the best of the best summer festivals for families who like to road trip. This year’s list includes some new and some iconic festivals — we’d love to hear what festivals your family never misses.

From Rattlesnake Grade to Wallowa Lake — Day 9 Rockies or Bust 2010
September 4, 2010 – 5:59 am | One Comment
From Rattlesnake Grade to Wallowa Lake — Day 9 Rockies or Bust 2010

When I have done TV or radio appearances about our trip, one of the most common examples of letting kids just entertain themselves comes from this section of our drive. I tell parents frequently that you never know what your kids understand about the world unless you let them tell you in their own words.

S’more Fun: 10 Best Places to Get Your Marshmallow On!
August 17, 2010 – 6:26 am | 6 Comments
S’more Fun: 10 Best Places to Get Your Marshmallow On!

A summertime rite-of-passage, roasting s’mores around the campfire has been a family tradition since marshmallows found their way onto grocery store shelves in the early 20th century. Road Trips for Families offers some suggestions for getting your marshmallow on, just in time for Nationional S’more Month.

Idaho Rocks! — Day 7 Rockies or Bust 2010
August 16, 2010 – 6:26 am | One Comment
Idaho Rocks! — Day 7 Rockies or Bust 2010

We started this mega trip with few expectations. While we looked forward to seeing some familiar parts of the country, much of our trip would pass through areas we’d never traveled. The drive to Hamilton, Montana from Sun Valley was, at first glance, nothing more than a beautiful drive. The lesson of the day? Your destination doesn’t matter, it’s all about how you get there and enjoying that journey.

The Day We Got Behind (West Yellowstone to Sun Valley) — Day 6 Rockies or Bust 2010
August 4, 2010 – 7:00 am | One Comment
The Day We Got Behind (West Yellowstone to Sun Valley) — Day 6 Rockies or Bust 2010

Day 6 of our Rockies or Bust 2010 road trip takes us from West Yellowstone, Montana to Sun Valley, Idaho with plenty of stops along the way. Some intended and some, well, we just had to make the best of them.