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Travel Trips for DH and I

We are going on road trip next month just DH and I any travel tips for us such as not getting bored in the car, any tips for planning right now as to what to bring, or any tips for clothing options. I just like to be prepared and am a list maker

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amandaeastman

Asked by amandaeastman at 12:45 PM on Jan. 19, 2010 in Travel

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  • make frequent stops, or dont take the interstate so u can experience towns rather than just the same long road. dont stop at fast food places, go to mom and pop places and have a nice sit down breakfast, lunch or dinner.
    mrsjosey1018200

    Answer by mrsjosey1018200 at 12:52 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • I guess it depends on where you are going and what you actually like to do.
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 11:37 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • DH and I love to follow the brown informational signs or just look at each other and pick a strange road to follow. We pack plenty of snacks and just try to go with the flow. Pack clothing that you can layer. You can do books on tape. Pick discussion topics. Play license plate bingo. Stop and take hikes. Just have fun.

    Now we have 3 kids and we do the same stuff, only accompanied by the eye rolls of 3 kiddos. They actually love it. We have seen more silly stuff in the past 3 years and I am in the planning stages of this years' explorations.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 11:46 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • I would suggest that you request a FREE National Scenic Byways brochure (http://www.byways.org/map_request.html) and check out the routes you might want to take. The brochure will provide you with routes and great places to visit, hotels, places to eat, etc. There is a website too (http://www.byways.org/).

    Then check out the Tourism website for each state you are visiting to get a copy of their local scenic byways. For example, I live in Idaho and this is our website - http://www.idahobyways.gov/. Check it out and see what you want to do!

    Most importantly, HAVE FUN!
    sonnalynn

    Answer by sonnalynn at 1:55 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

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