Traveling with kids -- words that would make any parent shudder. But just because you are hitting the road doesn't mean you have to dread the journey. The secret: Keep your kids occupied and happy in the backseat and your trip will go by with hardly a "are we there yet".
While you are packing your bags, just be sure to include these 6 free backseat activities for your road-tripping kids. Guaranteed to make your adventure better from the minute you step into the minivan.
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Hearing the words "are we there yet" could make any trip the worst, but if you can't beat them, join them! Play the How Much Farther Game by Moms Minivan. Make this game interactive to move the car along as you drive so everyone's aware of how much ground you've covered.