Gear and Gadgets!

All the stuff you need to make the journey more enjoyable!

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10 Great Activities and Car Games for Kids!

06.09.2014

Keeping the kids entertained in the car is one of the first things that most parents worry about when planning a long family road trip. And I find that there is a big difference between keeping the kids happy on a 2-hour drive (look out the window, sing songs, play the “I Spy” game) and […]

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Must Have Road Trip App: Waze!

05.09.2014

Have you ever been on a family road trip where things are humming along nicely- you’re making good time and then all of a sudden you can see in the horizon the red lights coming from all the cars ahead of you? And suddenly you find yourself right smack in the middle of a traffic […]

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How to Charge Multiple Electronic Devices in the Car

05.02.2014

When taking a family road trip with a bunch of kids in the back of the car… all in possession of some sort of an electronic device- a cell phone, a tablet, a DVD player, a Nintendo DS, a Kindle… whatever it may be… they are going to want to re-charge those devices. Not to […]

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Got a GPS? Great! Here’s Why You Still Need a Road Map!

04.23.2014

Most everyone has access to a GPS-enabled device these days. Some cars come with built-in navigation in the dash, many of us have purchased personal navigation devices that we mount to our windshields (I adore my Rand McNally system!), and if you have a smartphone that was manufactured in the last 5 years, you likely have […]

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4 Great Car Coolers for Family Road Trips!

02.27.2014

There are lots of different types of car coolers on the market, and picking the one that fits your family’s road trip needs is key! Here is a look at some of the best car coolers on the market…. we own them, we’ve used them- and we definitely have some favorites! 2 Great Traditional Car […]

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