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Road Trip Recipes: Yummy Snacks for Your Trip

Road Trip Recipes

Although there are lots of prepared snacks available everywhere – from grocery stores to vending machines – most of them are filled with preservatives and chemicals. I mean, what is that gobbly-gook on the ingredient list? Do you want to eat that? Another problem is the sheer age of the food once it reaches you. First the processing, then …

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Affordable Lodging for a Family Car Road Trip

Family Road Trip

If you’re planning a road trip with your family, especially a larger/extended family, hotels can be very expensive and too small for your crowd. So, you think, “Why don’t we just find a condo or a house or something like that along our route/at our destination?” The problem with this is the amount of work and …

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Frugal Road Trip Tips – Save Money While Dining Out

Frugal Road Trip Tips

Although I highly recommend making your own food for your frugal road trip, some people just hate cooking and even those who do like to cook want a break sometimes. However, restaurants, especially when you’re eating three meals a day in them, can really put a dent in your vacation budget. Most people only think …

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Frugal Road Trip Tips: Saving Money While You Shop

Frugal Road Trip Tips

A frugal road trip and shopping? How do these two things go together? Well, even someone who watches their money enjoys shopping – especially when they’re relaxing on vacation. Plus, a road trip can be a great opportunity to shop. You can find all kinds of things that you’ll never find at home, or if …

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Road Trip Planning: It’s All About the Journey

Road Trip Planning

What sets a road trip apart from any other vacation is it’s so much more than your destination. It’s about the places you pass through on your way, the many opportunities to have a unique experience, discover new people, places, and ways of living. As I mention in my article Map It!, planning a route that takes you …

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