Top 5 Family Travel Tips

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When planning a family vacation, aside from the joy of getting away for a much-needed break, parents often get a little stressed thinking of all the extra things that need to be packed, whether or not the actual traveling itself will go smoothly and how to keep the kids occupied during the long trip. But parenting during a family trip doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. In fact, everyone can enjoy him- or herself if your trip is well-planned -- and as long as you keep the right attitude, too.

On the next few pages, we've compiled a short list of travel tips to help you plan and manage your vacation with the family. So head on over to the next section to begin reading our five parenting tips for successfully traveling with your kids.