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Tips to Make It Easier to Travel as a Family

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Taking a family vacation is such an exciting time for your whole crew! There is nothing like taking a break and getting away from your daily life to create lifelong memories you will never forget. However, if you have a big group or young children, traveling can also bring about some logistical complications worth addressing.


Traveling as a family does not have to be difficult as long as you are able to plan ahead! By taking these top travel tips to heart, you can make sure your travels are seamless and your vacation is everything you have been dreaming about leading up to the trip.


How to Make It Easier to Travel as a Family

Give yourself plenty of time. Whether you are driving, flying or simply trying to get to your dinner reservation on time, it is no secret that rushing makes everything far more stressful than it needs to be. Wherever you are headed, be sure you build in a time buffer for your family so you have no worries about running late!


Do your planning (within reason). While it is certainly fun to be spontaneous and explore new things you were not expecting, it is smart to have at least a loose plan for each day of your vacation. A tour appointment, scheduled horseback ride or dinner reservation can provide a bit of structure to your day without overbooking and overextending your threshold for activities. By having a little bit of schedule and a little bit of unstructured time, you can be sure you are not missing anything while still having a loose plan for each day.


Pack plenty of things for kids to do. Whether you are driving or flying to your destination, preventing kids from getting bored is a must for keeping the peace. Pack plenty of toys and activities for your kiddos that will keep them occupied and distract them from the dreaded “are we there yet?” line of questioning.


Looking for something to book on your Estes Park family vacation? We would love to see you! Make your reservation today for a fun family horse ride you will never forget.


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