Road Trip Checklist - How To Make Endless Miles Turn Into Your Family's Dream Vacation
Does the thought of a family road trip strike fear into your heart? During the past 25 years, my family has taken many road trips traveling thousands of miles and we have great memories from those trips.
Using a road trip checklist, you will save money, sanity, and time, as well as make sure your vacation is as fun as it can be. You can also make sure each member of your family pulls their own weight (depending upon age, of course), teaching them that great vacations are made, not born.
- your travel budget (make sure your money gets spent on what you REALLY want),
When it comes to family road trips you will find success is in the details. For example,
- Worried about hearing "are we there yet" so many times your ears will pop? You can cut these words significantly with the right amount and type of travel activities. But do you know how to structure those activities for maximum effectiveness?
However, you will be, in effect, living in your car with several people for several days. The more detailed your road trip checklist, the more satisfied you will be with your overall road trip experience. For example, by scheduling your meals and activities, you can make the trip itself as much a part of your vacation as your destination.
Just remember to take along your patience and your flexibility. Those are two qualities no successful road trip can be without.