As far as capital cities go, Boise is one of our favorites. A thriving downtown districts boasts many independent pubs and eateries and stores selling local goods. Pedestrians and bicyclists meander the city streets, with a network of paths linking…Read More
Over the past week I’ve spent a bit of time in Idaho, first traveling to Yosemite National park by way of West Yellowstone and then out of Grant Tetons National Park by way of Jackson, Wyoming. Much of Eastern Idaho…
About this time last year I was on a cross-country road trip. We were moving from the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest, taking I-90 through Montana and into the Idaho panhandle. I had been driving all day and the kids…
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.
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.
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.