Road Trips

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

Higher Fuel Prices Have Travelers Planning Ahead for Summer – Laura Berry Reports

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Soaring Gas Prices Affect Spring Break Vacation Plans

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Electric Cars In Albany

by Sandra Foyt

Yesterday’s concept cars are here now – sporting bold, new colors and fantastical fuel economy. Electric car technology and automotive fashion have come a long way; and both are now on display at the Albany Auto Show. A Bold New World of Colors Electrolyte Green […]

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Does This Mean I Am a Superhero Now?

by Sandra Foyt

When I head out on one of my fun and educational road trips, I think I look like this: But what I really look like is this: That’s why I’m thrilled to have been turned into some kind of comic book superhero, as the newest […]

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Crossing Over

by Sandra Foyt

For those of you wondering what could possibly replace my beloved Suburban, here’s a hint: Mathew Broderick living it up in the 2012 Honda CR-V. Car Shopping for Road Trips Series: Chevy Suburban, Goodbye My Golden Steed My Car Wish List for Adventurous Road Trips, […]

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Travel Tips for Reading with Kids On Road Trips

by Sandra Foyt

Road trips are a wonderful opportunity to have open-ended book discussions with your children.  If you have the time, and a super-long road trip, consider listening to an audio-book and then talking about your selection. Selecting a Book for the Road Trip It can be […]

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Make Musical Connections: Take the Kids to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH and the Chicago Blues Festival

by Sandra Foyt

You could say that our family adventure to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio was a little bit hip hop and a little bit rock and roll. Back in the summer of ‘09, my kids and I headed out on a […]

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Top Online Car Buying Sites To Get The Best Car For You

by Sandra Foyt

I have a friend who hates car shopping so much that she bought a new car – sight unseen – only using car buying websites. That’s a little extreme, but car shopping sure isn’t what it used to be. When I bought my road tripping […]

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Evolution of a Road Warrior

by Sandra Foyt

If it were up to my teenage daughter, we would replace my beloved Chevy Suburban with a $1000-or-less jalopy. Experience and hard-earned wisdom tells me that that isn’t the best way to resolve the family car dilemma. Car shopping for a family car that can […]

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My Car Wish List for Adventurous Road Trips, and Everyday Family Travel

by Sandra Foyt

I haven’t quite made peace with letting go of my Chevy Suburban, even though I know it’s the right thing to do.  We need a smaller car, one that makes sense for my solo trips and diminishing chauffeur  responsibilities. But even though we’re downsizing, I […]

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