GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Author and blogger Brad Herzog, his wife Amy, and their two sons are making their annual cross country road trip that will take them to 16 states over the course of six weeks.
This morning, the Herzog's dropped by the KARE 11 Today show to offer up their tips for fun family road trips.
Brad's latest book, "Turn Left at the Trojan Horse," is available in bookstores everywhere. For details, visit bradherzog.com.
Herzog Family RV "Road Trip" Tips
R - RESEARCH
Start at GoRVing.com to view options for types of RVs, where to go and what to do.
O - ORGANIZE TO MAXIMIZE
Planning well actually allows for spontaneity.
A - APPRECIATE THE JOURNEY
The big windshield of an RV is like a movie of America unfolding before your eyes.
D - DINE IN
Save money, eat healthy. Dining out should be an option, not an obligation.
T - TIME IT WELL
Pay attention to time of year, time of day when planning a visit.
R - RELAX
Take advantage of the comforts of home - kitchen, beds, TVs, bathroom.
I - INTELLECTUALIZE
RV trips, when done right, can be education disguised as entertainment.
P - PACE YOURSELF
You're in control of the pace. So remember: It's the journey, not the destination.
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