Road Trip Travel Hack: Stay nights at KOA Kampgrounds!

We love to review destination hotels and resorts, but let's face it: roadside motels booked solely for the purpose of an overnight pit stop en route on a road trip are usually nothing to write home about. Plus, an average motel stay is now over $100 … [Read more...]

25 travel blogger-approved road trip itineraries

Ready to hit the road this summer with your crew? The open road awaits, and nothing beats a good road trip. If you're not sure where to go, or simply want a vetted and approved itinerary to follow, read on! I asked travel bloggers across the US and … [Read more...]

Five ways to travel smarter this summer

Coronavirus is here for awhile, and as travelers, we need to learn how to travel reasonably and safely within its limitations until we get through the quarantines, border closures, festival cancellations, and travel restrictions. One thing we can all … [Read more...]

Iceland camper van road trip tips

Iceland has become a popular family vacation destination for many reasons: it is every bit as breathtakingly beautiful as it looks in photographs, there’s essentially no language barrier, it’s extremely family-friendly, and the outdoor recreation and … [Read more...]

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Outdoor adventure road trip: 30 days on an outdoor adventure itinerary

Our absolute favorite type of travel involves an outdoor adventure itinerary, the longer the better! However, even we don't cherish the idea of roughing it continuously for weeks on-end. While we will be spending a full week (or more) on the PCT with … [Read more...]

Five things to check on your car before a road trip

Summer road tripping season is almost here! A road trip is one of our favorite ways to see the world with kids, and it's also one of the most affordable. However, we're all so used to driving in our cars that I think we sometimes neglect a few safety … [Read more...]

Travel Gear We Use: 30 Road Trip Products

I know, your car is already packed to the gills for your family road trip. But trust us, you need these 30 road trip products and ideas to make your travel day run smoothly. We travel every month of the year, and test new road trip products every … [Read more...]

Road trip tips: benefits of all-season tires

What are the benefits of all-season tires? You can find all kinds of tires at the tire store. And that list includes all-season tires. The question is: what kind of tires would be right for your car? What are the benefits of all-season tires? And how … [Read more...]

Airbag Safety Tips for Family Road Trips

This may be the summer of road trips! Family road trips are fun for all, but safe travels are crucial to ensuring a smooth experience.  Driving poses many risks and one of them is found inside your vehicle. The airbags inside your car are … [Read more...]

RV vacation tips for the summer of 2020

Pit Stops for Kids is, at its roots, a resource for families who love to hit the road. We've evolved over the last decade to include destinations and vacations across the world, but during these uncertain times, we invite you to join us in returning … [Read more...]