Hitting the road alone takes a decent amount of preparation, so planning a family roadtrip requires (and deserves) focus and planning. Travel with children can and should be seen as a value-teaching experience: help them learn about where you're going (and what areas you're passing through), what the road signs mean and why we abide by them, and how we can improve the world around us by not littering and picking up when we leave.
We all know how hectic it can be to make sure the right clothes, toys, books, games, medicine, and gear gets packed, but what about snacks, technology, and and and...? I asked local moms for their best and favorite travel hacks, and here's what they shared:
Photo by Jessica Eck. Used with permission.
Photo by Kayla Blackburn. Used with permission.
Photo by Liza Taylor. Used with permission.