Family Travel Toolkit: Tips and Tricks for Fun Family Getaways

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family Travel Hacks

Traveling with kids can swing between awesome, stressful, annoying, and back again within the span of a few hours.  The following are some tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way to smooth out some common family travel wrinkles.

Travel Gear

Gear and gadgets can make family adventures a bit more fun and a whole lot safer. The following are some of our favorite things to bring along on our family adventures. 

Cypress Grove Trail - Point Lobos Hike
Bay Area Gardens - Filoli

Books & Gifts to inspire adventure

What kind of gift do you buy an outdoorsy kid? How to get kids excited about an upcoming family adventure? The following posts are some ideas for building excitement about family outdoor time at home or on the road. 

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Top 25 Spring Books for Kids

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