If your family is suffering from cabin fever due to the past several months’ lockdowns, a road trip is a great way to unwind. Even a short drive to a nearby town can be enough of a diversion. This guide provides tips for staying safe and saving money on the road.
You should know what supplies you’ll need to have a safe and carefully planned weekend getaway. This includes packing a first aid kit with enough supplies for everyone in the family. Don’t forget extra masks and latex gloves, which should be worn in restaurants and when checking into hotels. Add a tool kit, flashlight, flares, and other essentials to help you deal with the possibility of a roadside breakdown.
Choose Your Destination Carefully
You won’t want to visit a tourist trap where you’ll find yourselves thrown into large crowds or heavily populated areas. Instead, look for attractions and points of interest that won’t be bustling with other travelers. During the road trip, remind your children about the importance of keeping up with social distancing rules. It can help lookup the news for your desired location to ensure it’s not a community with a higher risk of infection.
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