The Family Road Trip A Time for Forced Intimacy

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There was a moment in most every child’s life when his family will decide to take a long vacation to another state or somewhere at least 50 miles away. The child might be excited at such an adventure; after all, the child will wonder where they are going, what sights they will see along the way. The child will likely be happy to see another part of the world.

In 2017, 35% of Americans are planning to take a vacation 50 miles or more away from home with two or more immediate family members. And compared to 2016, 10% more families are expected to take road trips in 2017. That’s a big difference and shows that more families are deciding to travel together and achieve some much needed family time.

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What Makes a Car Family Friendly?

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Some of our happiest childhood memories are of road trips in the family car. Family friendly cars that combine practicality with value become companions on the road, a home away from home. Auto dealers frequently recommend Buick cars as a good choice for family cars, since they offer all the features that matter: safety, value, room and WiFi to keep the kids busy during those long hours on the road.

Road trips are a continuing tradition
Family road trips are a tradition that continues from generation to generation. Whether it?s a camping trip just a hundred miles away or a family reunion across the country, there?s nothing quite like packing the basics for a few days or a few weeks, putting the kids and the dog in the car, and hitting the road. Of course in these days the basics in Continue reading