Family Fun

On this Family Fun page we hope you will find information and ideas to help you plan your next family trip. There is truly something for everyone on this page.

Traveling with Kids – travel tips and ideas, travel necessities, packing, advice, road trip games. Plus, lots of single page road trip printouts.

Jan Brett – Jan Brett, the outstanding children’s author, has an excellent website. You will find 2,417 pages of activities, coloring pages and projects to keep kids busy on even the longest road trip. – audiotapes for the road, car-ride treats, various travel games, and the ultimate travel activity bag. – 101 ideas for fun things to do to keep your kids busy on a road trip. You will find travel games, car seat safety information and road trip tips. Age group organizes everything.

Family Travel – this site lets you select an area of America to explore, search for accommodations, read family-friendly articles, find family vacation packages and family adventure, travel tips and more. – an award-winning site that is loaded with information about cool places to visit, weekend activities, travel tips and much more. – get help planning a family cruise, plus you can check out the kid’s programs offered by five of the major cruise lines. This site also answers questions about cruising with infants, cruising with teenagers, and family reunions at sea.

Outdoor Travel – this is a great resource for information on camping, fishing, hunting, boating and more. It has hundreds of helpful archived articles, and also includes dozens of recipes for the outdoor chef. Use the “fishing calculator” link to easily calculate the weight of your most recent trophy catch. – the home site for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. Use the clickable U.S. map to find RV and camping sites and much more. – find information on KOA locations, trip planning, and RV rentals and dealers. – this fun site has camper information, a kid’s page with games, cartoons and activities, plus a clickable U.S. map to find park locations. – a complete resource for RVing, tenting, renting, and activities.

Route 66 – the largest Route 66 resource on the web.

Traveling with Pets – lodging listings for over 25,000 hotels, B&Bs, ski resorts, campgrounds and beaches that are pet-friendly. Plus travel tips.

Traveling Tips – the art and science of traveling light.

Amusement Parks – chose a state from the clickable U.S. map and find the amusement parks in that state.

Dude Ranches – The Dude Ranchers’ Association runs this site. Here you will find a listing of ranches, plus use the onscreen search tool to help determine what type of ranch vacation you want. – find a listing of 258 ranches in the U.S. including phone numbers, address, description of the ranch and a link to the ranch web site.