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And now, a few words from the kids …

Greetings from Chattanooga, Tenn., our first stopover on our month-long road trip out to Oregon.

We spent yesterday packing, cleaning

Ridiculous or not? Going out of your way to avoid planes

We’re a nation of drivers, no doubt about it.

Road trip update: What would you drive across the country?

I am not allowed to show you any pictures of our 2007 Honda Accord.

Can this trip be saved? “We just had the worst vacation ever!”

Craig and Jamie Talley just had the worst vacation ever. Their words, not mine. I've seen a lot of bad trips, and as far as "worst vacations" go, this one's right up there with the worst of 'em.

6 tips for a summer daycation

If you don’t have the time or the money for vacation this summer, maybe you can spare a few hours for a daycation.

Help! My balloon trip refund is up, up and … away

Here's a balloon disaster with a happy ending.
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