10 ways to de-stress summer travel

10 ways to de-stress summer travel

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Take a deep, cleansing breath. Even if you’ve never been to a yoga class, you are going to need all the relaxation techniques out there to get through the hurdles (read that aggravation) that you must endure to travel this...

AAA forecasts sizzling summer travel

The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air...
Planning a road trip as gas prices reach record highs

Planning a road trip as gas prices reach record highs

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Now what? Just as we feel safe planning for spring and summer trips, gas prices reach record highs. And they may get higher despite crude oil prices dropping at the moment, AAA says. “This war is roiling an already tight global...
Why Moms and Kids are Gaga for Glamping

Why Moms and Kids are Gaga for Glamping

By Eileen Ogintz If you think camping is not worth the effort, think again. Nine-out-of-10 moms reported in a new survey conducted this spring for Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts that camping/glamping leads to greater family communication and bonding compared...
What’s ahead for summer

What’s ahead for summer

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Got your summer vacation planned yet? If you are thinking about renting an RV or a car, heading to popular national park lodges or camping, you need to book or you may be out of luck as road and RV trips to national parks appear...