Keeping Kids Entertained on Road Trips

1950s Family Traveling with Map



School’s out for the summer and you may be planning on taking the kids on a road trip to grandma’s, the Grand Canyon or Disney World. While a car trip is typically the most economical way to travel, it can also be the most aggravating. Kids can be full of high-octane energy and non-stop excitement about the world around them. There’s nothing wrong with being stoked to be en route to meet Mickey. However, it can put a lot of stress on the driving parent to both navigate and be responsible for backseat riot control.

Here are some tips regarding how to keep kids entertained and how to temper their boundless energy.

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The Essentials: Florida Panhandle

Windswept North Florida Beach

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A top destination for spring and summer breakers, the Florida Panhandle offers roughly 200 miles of white sandy beaches and blue-green ocean water. There are countless activities to do and places to see, not to mention spots to relax and revel in the sunshine. If you’re thinking about swinging down to the Florida Panhandle for a summer getaway, here’s a list of what you’ll need to have a great time.

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The Cool Kid’s School Backpack Buying Guide

Kids running with school backpacks

Back to school is upon us, and with it comes back to school shopping!

And, what’s the most important item on the list? While some would say it’s the clothes or the glitter pens, we believe school backpacks can never get enough love. This bag is responsible for helping your child commute daily back and forth to school with all their pens, pencils, papers and books. It also takes more punishment than most luggage. That’s why it’s important to find the right backpack for the back to school season.

We’ve created a school backpack buying guide that includes some insightful tips to help you make the best decision for you child this back to school season.

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