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Families & Kids: Links & Resources

Road math
It adds up! Roadsign math in Tempe, Arizona
Families on the Road: Kimberly and Dennis Goza and their son Zephyr have been working and living on the road since 1992. Their Web site offers a host of resources, tips and suggestions for families with children living life on a roll. The site was originally started by Shelley and Jeff Zoellick, but the Goza Family has expanded the site with new information. (9/10/06)
Six Summers of RoadTrips: Travel along with the Gaidus family as they explore the United States and Canada. This is the best travelogue site we have ever seen. It has excellent photos and descriptions of their roadtrip adventures. They have traveled cross country five times, covered 50,000 miles, and visited 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces. This site provides all sorts of tips and suggestions for traveling with a family on the road for extended periods of time. (3/27/05) (Link updated June 12, 2019)
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In Association
Classic Road Trip Games: A pretty good list of word association and other travel games that can be played on long road trips in the car. (12/5/04) (Updated June 12, 2019)
10 Rules for a Family Road Trip: James Dean Died Here author Chris Epting shares tips and suggestions for creating happy memories (6/20/04)
Day Tripping: Great tips for getting the most from road trips with kids

Fodor's Packing Tips: Innovative ideas for stress-free roadtripping with kids (Updated June 12, 2019)
Car Travel Games: Cool ways to pass the miles for babies, toddlers, and kids of all ages
Dozens of Family RoadTrip Ideas: Articles, tips & suggestions from the Family Travel Forum
(Updated June 12, 2019)

Detroit to the Florida Border: Along Interstate 75 is the definitive guide—Click here for a review of the new 2003 edition.
Campground Directories: U.S. & Canada
CyberParent features a series of travel games for children 4 years and up. (6/17/05) (Updated June 12, 2019)
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