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Over one year after Google Fiber came to the Kansas City Startup Village, a grassroots community of startup businesses moved to into the neighborhood. Located in a five-block radius between 43rd and 49th Streets on …

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Turning One Vacation into Two
March 4, 2013 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Turning One Vacation into Two

Today’s guest post comes from Jake Redman, founder of ModHop.com. On ModHop.com, Redman has leveraged his personal travel experiences to help others get the most out of their travel experience, providing them with the information …

Travel by Air: 10 Tips for Saving Money and Traveling Light
February 12, 2013 – 8:41 pm | No Comment
Travel by Air: 10 Tips for Saving Money and Traveling Light

Traveling by car as much as economically possible, occasionally we fly to a destination (like Hawaii) in order to make the most of a road trip. In our family of five, saving on expenses …

Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville
August 3, 2012 – 4:57 am | No Comment
Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville

While you could make it from Asheville, NC to Nashville, TN in four to five hours on the Interstate, taking the scenic route offers opportunities for unique stops that make a memorable family road trip.
When …

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 …

Gulf Shores without the Golf: Sand Castles not Sand Traps
November 15, 2011 – 8:56 pm | No Comment
Gulf Shores without the Golf: Sand Castles not Sand Traps

Until I visited the region with family during the 2009  National Shrimp Festival, I held the notion Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama was strictly a golfers paradise. Walking around in light flamingo Polo-shirts, my …

Saving Money in Chicago
November 13, 2011 – 8:48 pm | 2 Comments
Saving Money in Chicago

To live in the Midwest and have never experienced the culture, food, architecture, diversity, and entertainment that is Chicago is a sad thing indeed. For many of us quite comfortable in the regional cost of …

Movies To Go: Redbox on the Road
October 31, 2011 – 11:30 am | 11 Comments
Movies To Go: Redbox on the Road

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 …

Stay and Play at Ohio State Park Lodges
October 5, 2011 – 1:56 pm | One Comment
Stay and Play at Ohio State Park Lodges

Joining with a handful of states allowing free access to their entire State Park system, residents of and visitors to Ohio are encouraged to hike, bike, boat, camp, and play their way across a sizable …

Feed Me Ohio: Getting Cheesy in Amish Country
September 14, 2011 – 7:04 pm | One Comment
Feed Me Ohio: Getting Cheesy in Amish Country

A grocery store may seem like an unusual dining spot, but for families meandering through the rolling hills of Amish Country, Walnut Creek Cheese is a budget-friendly tourist stop. Packing a grocery store, bakery, café, …

Chicago Southland: Family Vacation Just Beyond the City Limits
August 3, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Chicago Southland: Family Vacation Just Beyond the City Limits

Residents of Wisconsin who call Michigan home, we regularly pass through one of the most beloved cities in the world for food, festivals, art, and culture: Chicago. Marveling at the skyline, bright lights, and urban …

The Burgeoning World of Kids Camping Gear
July 15, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
The Burgeoning World of Kids Camping Gear

Air out the tent, pack the kids in the car, and buy the marshmallows on the way. It’s that time of year again: Time to go CAMPING!

Young at Heart Family Vacations in Branson, Missouri
July 6, 2011 – 5:40 pm | No Comment
Young at Heart Family Vacations in Branson, Missouri

Finding the the perfect venue for a multi-generational family road trip is no small feat. Read why our first choice this summer vacation was Branson, Missouri.

Family Dining in Door County, Wisconsin
June 30, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Family Dining in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County, Wisconsin is nothing short of a Mecca for foodies. From award-winning wineries to fish boils, supper clubs, bakeries, and bistros, what you won’t find in Wisconsin’s beloved vacation destination is an abundance of ordinary dining venues.

Family Road Trip: 2011 Buick Enclave on Route 66
June 28, 2011 – 12:52 pm | 3 Comments
Family Road Trip: 2011 Buick Enclave on Route 66

Join Road Trips for Families on a 1400 mile test drive in the 2011 Buick Enclave. Along Route 66, this luxury crossover with with dynamic performance exceeded its reputation for comfort and class.