10 Ways to Entertain Kids on a Road Trip


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Where Are We?
A passenger rolls past a map of the United States of America at Denver International Airport.
A passenger rolls past a map of the United States of America at Denver International Airport.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski

This activity lets kids answer for themselves the question "Are we almost there?" Armed with a map, their skills to observe the city names on highway exit signs and perhaps a peek at the GPS navigation system, the little ones can know at all times how much farther there is to go.

To make it a little more interactive, you can print out the map from a site like Google Maps or MapQuest, and encourage your kids to mark off the various cities you pass and fill in the route with colored pencils or crayons as you continue your drive.