Family Travel and Road Tripping

Family Travel and Road Tripping

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Buddha famously believed that “Happiness is a journey, not a destination.” While Buddha’s words were, for centuries, primarily an explanation of how to embrace joy — it’s a process, not an outcome — one meaningful modern corollary has shifted the emphasis to travel. The phrase has thus become a reminder that a journey may be all the satisfaction a journeyer needs, not its culmination.

Family travel and road tripping: the California Coast

The California Coast – a perfect place for family travel and road tripping. Photo courtesy of Tracks & Trails

A great many people who have embraced travel, momentarily unbound by time and place, know this to be true. At base, this approach is the spirit that guides anyone who loves road trips and other excursions that are as much about how you are going as where you are going. And, these days, also with whom you are going, a role increasingly filled by family.

So let’s examine both the magic and mystery of family travel and road tripping.

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  1. […] The Family Travel Association conducted a survey of over 700 families who travel. The organization said 75 percent of them have taken road trips, and a whopping 94 percent are planning to take them again. It’s clear that road trips ROCK! […]

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