I know I’m not alone in my feelings of hating being in the car, especially when it involves small children for more than an hour or two. Road trips with kids can be torture. You may as well strap me into a dental chair for those several hours because that’s how painful it is to me.
I’ve come to realize, though, that as painful as traveling with children can be, there are definitely ways to make it less so. Planning ahead is the key on road trips with kids. We’ve got some of our favorite tips below.