Five ways to keep your kids content on a road trip

Children are naturally energetic. They’re impatient and rambunctious. When you take your children on a trip with you, it changes the vibe completely. While you want to relax if you’re on vacation, it can be difficult having kids around. This is … [Read more...]

Common mistakes that could ruin your road trip

What’s the best way to get out of the house and spend a few days exploring the country? A road trip. It’s one of the most popular ways to travel during the summer months. The roads are clear, and the weather is suitable to travel to a new city or … [Read more...]

Midwest road trip: Perfect family-friendly suites in Bloomington illinois

This summer, our family was fortunate enough to discover the Holiday Inn and Suites-Bloomington Airport, for an overnight in Bloomington, Illinois, while on our way to points north for vacation. We thought it was going to be a quick in-and-out, but … [Read more...]

RV vacation tips for the summer of 2021

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...]

Travel with a cat? What to take with you

Travel with a cat? Yes, you can! If you are going to arrange a trip in your furry friend's company, it is worth taking some essentials to help your cat feel comfortable and stay safe.  Even though dogs are believed to be better travel buddies, … [Read more...]

Choosing the right snack bags for road trips

Going on a road trip can be a lot of fun, but when you have children, it can make things a little challenging. You have to find ways to keep them entertained, and goodness knows they will eventually start complaining about being hungry. Chances are … [Read more...]

5 reasons to travel by car during a pandemic

When we found ourselves closed at home last year, we didn’t believe it would last for too long. However, people still stay at home globally and don’t know when the world will get back to normal. The challenging epidemiological situation led to the … [Read more...]

Travel Gear We Use: Must-have products for road trips

The family road trip really is where the rubber meets the road. And this year, summer road trip travel will be bigger than ever. When it comes to the best products for road trips, we prefer useful items to flashy ones, the tried-and-true over the … [Read more...]

Long-distance road trip guide: packing, planning and more

We love road trips here at Pit Stops for Kids! But we know they're daunting. After years of road tripping with kids, we've finally put together a comprehensive long-distance road trip guide: How to Prepare For Your Road Trip Even if you want to be … [Read more...]

Renting vs buying an RV: Which is right for you?

So many people are taking to the roadways to travel right now. With COVID cases rising not just in the U.S. but throughout the world, many people don’t want to hop on planes like they once did. Thinking of buying an RV? Read this first! The … [Read more...]