7 Geothermal Wonders in the USA (Beyond Yellowstone!)

7 Geothermal Wonders in the USA (Beyond Yellowstone!)

Imagine your kids’ eyes widening with wonder as they watch a geyser shoot water 100 feet into the air, or their gasps of amazement as they feel the warmth of the Earth seeping through their shoes. These aren’t scenes from a sci-fi movie—they’re real-life adventures waiting for your family in America’s geothermal wonderlands. Forget the typical road trip pit stops; we’re talking about turning your family vacation into a journey through time, where the Earth’s fiery heart still beats…

10 Pro Tips for Visiting National Parks With Kids

10 Pro Tips for Visiting National Parks With Kids

No national park in the US is ever the same, and even though there’s no one-size-fits-all guide for visiting every single one in the USA. Between the Family Road Trip team, we’ve visited 57 US National parks so far (you can guess what some of the outliers are!), and whilst some subtle rules do vary by park, there’s definitely a list of tips that applies to each and every one. If you’re planning to visit any national park soon…

US National Parks With Timed Entry Pass Requirements – 2024 Dates You Need To Know

US National Parks With Timed Entry Pass Requirements – 2024 Dates You Need To Know

Our regular readers will know we love nothing better than incorporating national parks into our family road trips, but the humble national park trip in the United States can certainly have its challenges, particularly during summer vacations. National parks have always been popular with US residents and international visitors alike but recent years have seen numbers swell at many locations to unsustainable levels. Rather than deny entry to any of the country’s 63 national parks, the National Parks Service…

8 Sensational Scenic Drives in Washington State

8 Sensational Scenic Drives in Washington State

Tourists and locals alike love taking scenic drives to enjoy the amazing views of Washington. The problem is, with all of the wonderful options, it can be hard to know where to start. This guide will highlight some of the most beautiful routes in the Evergreen State, from winding mountain roads to coastal highways, the Pacific Northwest is abundant in natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing drive through winding mountain roads or a heart-pounding journey along the…

Epic 5-Day Olympic National Park Itinerary

Epic 5-Day Olympic National Park Itinerary

A family guide to road tripping the Olympic Peninsula, Washington with the perfect Olympic National Park itinerary When it comes to family-friendly national parks, Olympic National Park in Washington is undisputedly one of the best. Where else can you witness snow drifts in mountainous meadows, go boating on lowland lakes, enjoy stunning rainforest waterfall trails, finished with sunset on the beach, all in one day!? The Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest is one of the most biodiverse locations…

Utah Mighty 5 Road Trip Map + 1 Week Itinerary

Utah Mighty 5 Road Trip Map + 1 Week Itinerary

The Most Incredible National Parks Road Trip in America Breathtaking hikes, expansive landscapes of red-rock formations, and unbeatable adventures in the desert are just a few of the aspects that make a road trip through Utah the insanely magical experience that it is and one of the best American road trips for nature-lovers. If you’re currently in the planning stages of your road trip to Utah, chances are one of the things you’re most excited to do is to…

Top 10 Things To Do In Moab With Kids

Top 10 Things To Do In Moab With Kids

Moab is one of those places that is always fun to visit. With a few national parks nearby, fun outdoor history hikes, and in-town entertainment there are plenty of fun things to do in Moab with kids. While Moab only has a population of just over 5,000 people, it draws in nearly 2 million visitors a year. Moab has intense mountain biking and extreme Jeep-ing (is that a word?), but I’m going to stick to some of the lesser…

Southern California vs Northern California: Which Is Better For A Family Vacation?

Southern California vs Northern California: Which Is Better For A Family Vacation?

California is a beautiful state and a hot spot for family vacations and road tripping. While it would be amazing to make a trip to see the entire state, it is the second largest state in the U.S. and if you are short on time, you may not have the time to squeeze it all in. With that being said, our goal in this guide is to help you figure out which destination is best for your family. Ultimately,…

25+ Fabulous Family Attractions in San Diego & Southern California

25+ Fabulous Family Attractions in San Diego & Southern California

Southern California is an amazing destination for a family vacation. The area is absolutely beautiful and has so much to offer to its visitors. From beautiful weather and sandy beaches to fun attractions and experiences, it makes for the perfect West Coast family vacation spot.  San Diego and Southern California, in particular, feature a number of fun outdoor activities and attractions as well as many indoor activities on the off chance you run into a rare rainy day.  So,…

15+ Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas With Kids in 2024

15+ Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas With Kids in 2024

Las Vegas is notoriously known for its casinos and extravagant shows and is not typically thought of as a family vacation spot because it may not be considered “kid-friendly.” Despite this reputation, we’re here to explain that there are actually a number of great kid-friendly experiences that your little ones will love! From outdoor activities to indoor amusement parks and museums, you will find that Vegas is not just gambling, but there are actually a number of family-friendly activities…