Vacations are wonderful, right? In theory, yes, but with small children, travel can also be exhausting and emotionally draining. The change from your everyday routine means more planning ahead to ensure a smooth trip. Being prepared can make an enormous difference in your family’s experience.
No matter where you are going and whether you are driving or flying, remember that traveling as a family is about having fun and spending quality time together. Making the extra effort before you leave will lead to a more relaxing vacation. Here are some of our favorite travel tips from experienced parents.
We hope these tips are helpful as you prepare for your next trip, whether it is this summer or in the more distant future. Thinking through the details in advance will mean you can focus on what matters most when you arrive at your destination: Family and fun!