Summer is a time for family vacations, a time to see new sights along with going to favorite places. But most of all, it's a time to enjoy time with each other. Getting there can be half the fun, enjoyable rest stops or detours to check out that interesting looking spot can create memories that will last as long as the planned stops.
Please note that many of these activities are on other sites, not part of Kaboose. We checked for family safe content, but content can change.
Our Travel Games
make these games to help the trip go faster
Find out about things like pet memorials, small roadside attractions, giant statues, and more.... plan on stopping for some odd sights along the way!
World's Largest Roadside Attractions
Giant people, animals, and more. Includes links to other similar sites, so you can find some for whatever trip you're planning
Games Kids Play
Lots of fun games - car games, outside games to play away from the computer
The US 50
A site with sections for tourism and events for all fifty states
PBS American Experience
Learn about the beginnings of summer camp, car camping, and Miami Beach
Learn all about the things you can see in caves, then check out the listing of caves open to the public
Traveling With Children
Tips and ideas from Family Internet
Summertime Family Safety Tips (PDF file)
tips from the AAA to help keep summer car travel safe and fun (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Build a sandcastle - get some tips and inspiration from some expert sandcastle builders
Walk along the beach collecting some seashells, then visit Seashells.org to identify them!
Check out some Legendary Lighthouses
The Adventures of Captain Clearwater is a printable activity book to encourage safe and responsible boating
Living History - getting to see and experience how people lived adds a new dimension to that sometimes boring school subject
- Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
Check out the web sites of these Living History, Agricultural, and Open-Air Museums
The Delaware Heritage Commission
Museums and parks