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  1. 1. Road Trips
  2. 2. Road trips may be both fun and exciting.
  3. 3. You get to see different landmarks and roads.
  4. 4. After a while they can get long and very tiring, especially if you are traveling with an animal or kids.
  5. 5. You can often hear your family arguing and some animals tend not to sit still for hours of time.
  6. 6. Planning your road trips prior to travelling will help to minimize the fighting, wear and tear on the car, and makes it a pleasurable unforgettable experience.
  7. 7. Before you go on a Road Trip
  8. 8. Before going on any road trips you want to make sure that you have checked your vehicles brakes, battery, A/C, wipers, oil, coolant, lights both front and back, seat belts, and tires.
  9. 9. If you happen to fail to check any of these then your automobile could break down in a different city, and you might have to get it towed, which can be more costly than getting it fixed at home.
  10. 10. Another thing that you would need to check is if your car has an updated emergency pack.
  11. 11. This might come in handy, especially when managing younger kids.
  12. 12. Also, make sure that your GPS is up to date with the current road maps.
  13. 13. Pets on the Road
  14. 14. If you make a decision to travel with a dog or cat it is best to talk to their veterinarian.
  15. 15. You need to make be certain that your dog or cat is healthy enough to travel.
  16. 16. Also, you want to know your pet's temperament when it comes to small places for long periods of time.
  17. 17. Pets that are stressed do not do well on extended trips and require being familiar with sitting in the car first.
  18. 18. Once you are able to get on the road with your animal you need to make sure that they are secured safely in either a transporter or even a dog safety seat.
  19. 19. Bring lots of water and plan for many rest breaks so that you do may get a break every so often.
  20. 20. Traveling with Kids
  21. 21. Taking road trips with your little ones may be feared, however, there are ways to help the experience.
  22. 22. You can arrange some games that the little ones are able to do while sitting down.
  23. 23. Bring activities for the children to complete.
  24. 24. A book and coloring pages will keep kids peaceful for a few minutes, but a portable DVD player is able to keep their attention for several hours.
  25. 25. The kids can watch their favorite movies or Television shows for a few hours while you concentrate on the highway and how you are driving.
  26. 26. Also, allowing your kid to take photographs will occupy them and make for good memories.
  27. 27. Road trips can be fun and memorable as long as you take the time to plan the trip beforehand