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RoadTrippers App for Your Next Road Trip

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Most families will go on at least one road trip with their children (some will go on many more!) As parents, we’re used to researching our destination and planning out everything we need to make the ride as comfortable as possible. But did you know there’s an easy way to map out stops to make along the way – whether it’s for food, a unique activity or a great photo op.

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How to Prepare and Involve Children in Travel Planning

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When it comes to travel research, we usually think about booking flights and hotels and planning out itineraries. But we often overlook the aspect of preparing our children for travel and finding ways to get them excited about the upcoming adventure. Our contributors shared some great ideas you can incorporate into the preparation of your next family trip!

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4 Ways to Combat Jet Lag with Young Children

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You can do all the research and pack all the right things, but it’s hard to prepare for jet lag hitting a young child. Your best bet, of course, is to adjust everyone to the time of your destination so you can fully take advantage of the vacation days you have. But how do you…

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Your Family Travel Insurance Options

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You found the perfect family-friendly hotel, booked your flights and planned out the itinerary for your vacation. But did you purchase travel insurance? Our contributors all agree that traveling without insurance is not a risk you want to take. Especially when traveling as a family, you never know when an issue will arise during your…

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Tips for cruising with a baby

Tips for Cruising with a Baby

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Cruising is a great option for families with babies who want to relax and not worry about the logistics of every meal and sightseeing adventure. Our contributors have shared great advice for first-timers to keep their babies well-fed and happy during the vacation. Food The first thing you should do is request a fridge for…

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10 of the Best Toys for Travel with Little Kids

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In our group, we often get questions about keeping little ones occupied in transit, especially on flights. So, in order to make things easier for all traveling families, here are the group’s top recommendations for toys, games, and activities to keep your toddler/little kid happy during your travels. 1) Fisher-Price Travel DoodlePro This sweet little…

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13 Tips for Enjoyable Travel with Toddlers

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Here, Kristen Dias outlines her best tips for enjoyable travel with toddlers

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Five Things to Help You Decide Whether or Not to Travel With Your Car Seat

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Deciding whether or not the travel with your child’s car seat is one of the most hotly debated topics in family travel. Here are some points to consider to help you decide: Should we take the car seat with us, or leave it at home?

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Tips for your baby's first flight

Ten Tips for Your Baby’s First Flight

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Families Who Love To Travel contributor Meghan Oaks provides her ten best tips for your first airplane flight with a baby in tow

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Five Reasons Kids Should Travel With Their Grandparents

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By Antonia Grant I am a firm believer in the importance of multigenerational relationships (i.e. those between grandparents and grandkids). I believe they grant us wisdom, a chance to know our family history, and a chance to broaden our understanding of the world in ways that we may not be able to otherwise do –…

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