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Family Travel

Ideas to make your next trip easier, more fun and way more unexpected.
Photo Scavenger Hunt Photo Scavenger Hunt

Before your kids get too restless on the next family road trip, hand them point and shoot cameras, then throw a fun challenge at them: a photo scavenger hunt. Have the family create a list of ten things everyone needs to photograph before the trip is over. Extra points for verified Bigfoot photos.

Middle-of-Nowhere Movies
Middle-of-Nowhere Movies
Video Projector

A mobile hotspot means Internet connectivity for multiple devices, wherever there's a cell signal. Kick your camping experience up a notch with your very own outdoor streaming theater. A hotspot, a laptop, a Wi-Fi smart projector, plus some camper's ingenuity and you're watching your favorite travel flicks in no time. S'mores and popcorn recommended.

Ultimate Video On Demand
Ultimate Video On Demand

You made it to the hotel. But, a day of travel can be exhausting. Make life easier with small, travel-friendly tech like a tablet and a video streaming Roku Stick. Keep your kids busy with their favorite videos while you unpack and unwind.

Roku Stick
Family 5K Family 5K

Once you get to the trailhead, use wearable, smart technology like a Fitbit Surge or Garmin Forerunner to see who can be first to finish 5 kilometers (approximately 6,500 steps) in a day. Nothing wrong with a little family competition, plus, you get the benefit of tracking your daily steps, exercise goals and on some models, GPS location and more.

Road Trip Boost Road Trip Boost

Hit the road but don't drop calls. Improve your phone's connection strength with a cellular signal booster to help you never be out of touch. Go ahead, take the road less travelled. Your calls and texts are coming through loud and clear.

Stay Connected
Always Connected
Nest Cam

Relax. Getting away doesn't mean you can't see what's going on back home. Before your next getaway, install a security camera system like the Nest Cam and keep tabs on your home, pets or kids in livestreaming HD right on your smartphone. Many of these cameras offer motion and noise detection; even night vision. Now you can concentrate on what's important—vacation.