Road Trips

Tips, itineraries, and inspiration for road trips – including easy day trips, memorable getaways, and once-in-a-lifetime cross-country family adventures.

Travels with my Dogs: Catering to Canines

by Cie McCullough Buschle

We all love our dogs. They are the friendly companions who put up with our every mood; the true blue friends who don’t desert us in our darkest hour; the warmth at the bottom of the bed that keeps our toes warm. So why do […]

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Up Close and Personal with the Fish at New England Aquarium

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Once home to the world’s largest aquarium tank, New England Aquarium still has plenty to boast about. There is a shark and ray touch tank, a tidal pool exhibit for touching and handling various sea creatures, an outdoor seal exhibit, and of course, an abundant […]

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Canadian National Park: Georgian Bay Islands, Ontario

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Sometimes called the sixth Great Lake, the Georgian Bay Islands are part of the 30,000 island chain that is the world’s largest freshwater archipelago. Georgian Bay is home to the world’s largest island in a freshwater lake, Manitoulin, and the islands hold many species of reptiles and amphibians, including the […]

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Car Shopping In Albany

by Sandra Foyt

Car shopping in Albany has changed dramatically in recent years, and yet there are dealers who seemed stuck in a time warp. One dealer, who claims to be among the first in the area, had such an awful set up that I was ready to […]

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Test Drive a Mercedes Benz and Stowe Mountain Resort

by Sandra Foyt

The last day of ski season might not be the best time to blaze new trails, but it was a good time to explore new-to-me Stowe Mountain Resort. It didn’t take long to realize that I wasn’t up to the challenge of skiing in spring […]

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World’s First Flying Car Takes to the Skies

by Guest Post

A Massachusetts company takes off with the concept for the flying car which can travel at a top speed of 115 mph. Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   To stay in the […]

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Renaissance Fairs and Fun Festivals in the North East

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Rennaisance Fairs have been held around the US for the past fifty years, starting in New York City in 1957 with “A Christmas Masque of Traditional Revels”. This was later broadcast on TV as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame, and in 1971 was  established permanently […]

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Area 51 – Extraterrestrials Sighted In Nevada

by Sandra Foyt

Our strangest trip occurred not long ago along a desolate stretch of highway, in an endlessly empty landscape marked only by the passage of bullet-ridden cattle caution signs. We had ventured into a region steeped in myth and speculation, commonly referred to as… Area 51. […]

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Road Trips: LaRue Across America by Mark Teague

by Sandra Foyt

Join America’s favorite dog Ike LaRue in a hilarious road trip adventure from bestselling author Mark Teague. I hope you enjoy this Daily Family Travel Video Break!  To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.

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Fossils: Learn About Paleontology in Kansas with Kids

by Sandra Foyt

Not all of the destinations in our Read Across America Road Trip were pulled from fiction books; we also followed a story that is as old as our planet. To support my son’s fascination with paleontology, I included several stops mentioned in Cruisin’ The Fossil […]

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