Best essential oils for travel

Like everyone else (it seems), I've recently started using essential oils in my home and for my family. While I don't deem them lifesaving (gasp!), I do believe essential oils add to our family's well-being and overall health. Why not take this show … [Read more...]

Travel Gear We Use: Five products we always have on road trips

The family road trip really is where the rubber meets the road. When it comes to best products for road trips, we prefer useful items to flashy ones, the tried-and-true over the new fangled. There are many, many items to bring on your next road trip, … [Read more...]

25 travel blogger-approved road trip itineraries

Ready to hit the road this summer with your crew? The open road awaits, and nothing beats a good road trip. If you're not sure where to go, or simply want a vetted and approved itinerary to follow, read on! I asked travel bloggers across the US and … [Read more...]

Baby Seats and Messy Treats: Car Rental Tips for Busy Parents

When you rent a vehicle, you’re pretty sure that nothing’s going to happen to it. If it does, you’re on the hook for damages. And, you don’t want that. But, when you have kids, you can’t predict what they will do. They don’t have a concept of danger, … [Read more...]

Five things to check on your car before a road trip

Summer road tripping season is almost here! A road trip is one of our favorite ways to see the world with kids, and it's also one of the most affordable. However, we're all so used to driving in our cars that I think we sometimes neglect a few safety … [Read more...]

Tips for planning winter travel: SnowCast review

This post brought to you by SnowCast. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Pit Stops for Kids. We love winter trips at Pit Stops for Kids, but traveling during the winter months to and from most North American destinations requires … [Read more...]

Road Tips : Benefits to Regular Car Tune ups

Getting your car repaired by a highly trained auto mechanic can set you back quite a few dollars. Even seemingly insignificant repairs can cost quite a bit these days. This is why you need to do everything in your power to prevent your car from … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Motion Sickness in Children When Traveling

You’ve just booked the perfect trip. You and your family are about to experience the adventure of a lifetime. But if you have small children, motion sickness might put the breaks on your travels. Whether you’re traveling by boat, car, plane or train, … [Read more...]

Tips for staying healthy on the road

The following post is sponsored by Fiber One. As always, all opinions are my own. We all know that a happy mom equals happy kids, but after years of family travel, I’d venture to say it’s also true that a healthy mom equates to a happy trip! … [Read more...]

Three best road trip itineraries for active families

  No matter how much we vacation, road trips remain one of our favorite modes of travel. Why? Road trips offer a sense of adventure and freedom that's hard to beat. Plus, they're often more affordable, more flexible, and allow us to see … [Read more...]