Alaska road trip offers a rare look at the last frontier

Alaska road trip offers a rare look at the last frontier

If you really want to see Alaska, you need wheels.

Most visitors come to the Last Frontier on a cruise ship or a plane. A motorcoach picks them up at the airport and delivers them to a hotel, to an airstrip or a national park, and they only see a small sliver of this state.

It’s a beautiful sliver, to be sure — but too small considering Alaska’s vast size. Continue reading “Alaska road trip offers a rare look at the last frontier”

7 foods that fuel a healthy — and happy — family road trip

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If you think whipped cream is an unhealthy item to pack on your next family road trip, think again.

A puff of the frothy mixture topping your favorite fruit can be a healthy, natural alternative to sweet pastries or cookies on your next adventure. That’s one of the many surprising discoveries we made on a recent drive from our vacation home in the Wisconsin Dells to our cottage in Saugatuck, Michigan.

Of course, you should choose your whip carefully. Continue reading “7 foods that fuel a healthy — and happy — family road trip”