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Pigeon Forge, TN for Families
2 weeks ago

Pigeon Forge, TN for Families

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is a popular vacation area located near the Smoky Mountains, where you can expect to see and do a lot.

There is a high number of outdoor adventures, amusement rides, shows, and places to eat, making it the perfect spot for a little family fun. Ready to take a look? Grab your cowboy boots and let’s go…

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5 Exciting Escape Rooms Across the United States
4 months ago

5 Exciting Escape Rooms Across the United States

There’s nothing quite like racing the clock to get your adrenaline pumping, and immersive escape rooms are one of the best ways to do so nowadays. These multiplayer, real-life adventure games are a fun way to test your mental mettle with family, friends, or even coworkers. 

Find out why this craze has swept the nation. Below are just a few of the super creative–and super stressful–options available across the country.

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Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary
8 months ago

Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary

The Perfect Halloween Vacation for Children with Food Allergies

Halloween can be a frightening time for parents of children with food allergies. Walking from door-to-door potentially collecting compromised candy sounds like more tricks than treats. DriveTheNation has a safer alternative: A plan for the perfect family Halloween vacation. 

Step 1: Purchase tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. 

Step 2: Pack your bags. 

Step 3: Drive to Disney World. 

It’s that easy, ghouls and boys. 

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Summer of Sightseeing – Theme Parks
10 months ago

Summer of Sightseeing – Theme Parks

The best part about Theme Parks is that there’s something for the entire family. Ranging from water slides to roller coasters, fun houses, food vendors and more, there are some great parks across the country.

As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite Theme Parks from across the country. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite Theme Park and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.

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Summer of Sightseeing – Roller Coasters
10 months ago

Summer of Sightseeing – Roller Coasters

Whether you enjoy wooden or steel, there are some incredible roller coasters across the country. Now if you’re the type who stops at amusement parks throughout your road trip, you’ve probably come across some good ones.

As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite roller coasters from across the country. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite coaster and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.

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Quick Guide to Salem, Oregon
12 months ago

Quick Guide to Salem, Oregon

The city of Salem, Oregon sits in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The city is just under 50 miles from Portland. Salem is not only picturesque but has plenty of fun activities for the whole family, too. Here are the must-sees and must-dos, whether you’re there for a day or a week.

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Not Just for Kids: Visiting Disney World for Adults
1 year ago

Not Just for Kids: Visiting Disney World for Adults

There are lots of people in both America and around the world who have been to Disney World as kids. But people actually forget that Disney World can also be a great destination for adults too.

Disney without kids? You bet.

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Visit Gatorland
2 years ago

Visit Gatorland

 

Between Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World, There’s surely no shortage of attractions in the Orlando, Florida area. However, one that you may not have heard of yet is Gatorland, a 110-acre wildlife preserve and theme park dedicated to those iconic Floridian creatures, including four rare “white” leucistic alligators. The park opened its doors in 1949, and has remained family-owned ever since.

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Quick Guide to Kansas City
2 years ago

Quick Guide to Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri, located right smack in the middle of the country is known as the “City of Fountains,” due to its abundance of outdoor water features. The beauty of Kansas City is that it’s a perfect combination of modern and traditional, big city and prairie. There is the best of both worlds in Kansas City. There’s more culture in Kansas City then most expect, from jazz music to their professional sports teams, to the zoo! Next time you head to Kansas City, be sure to check out some the best places to eat, games to go see and places to explore.

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The 3 Best Theme Parks for Families
3 years ago

The 3 Best Theme Parks for Families

Is there a better way to spend a day than at a theme park? The rush of the roller coasters, the splash of the log flume, the crunch of a plate of fried dough, it’s all hard to beat. There are hundreds of amazing theme parks all across this country, in fact, it would take you years to be able to tackle them all!

Maybe that’s a challenge you’d love to accept?

In the meantime, with the summer in full swing, we figured we’d give you a list of some of the very best theme parks for families across the US. On your next vacation, you might want to make one (or all) of these theme parks your main destination, you won’t regret it! Read More