How to Keep Kids Happy on Road Trips in Your GM Vehicle
Summer road trips are a wonderful way to make family memories — but those long drives can take a toll on both you and your little ones. Here are some strategies to help your kids stay happy, calm, entertained, and quiet on those cross-country drives.
Make a vacation journal
Let your kids document their favorite memories — and keep them busy — while you’re between destinations. Load up your Silverado’s rear seatback pockets some journals and a few craft supplies like glue dots, washable markers, and stickers. After visiting a restaurant or roadside attraction, kids can affix a flyer, paper coaster, or menu to a page in their journal and write down their thoughts on the experience.
Novels, audiobooks, and portable games can help hours fly by in the car. Some models, like the GMC Acadia, offer a built-in rear-seat entertainment system, complete with a DVD player and wireless headphones, so you can enjoy a few moments of silence while your kids kick back and watch a favorite movie.
Sprinkle in pit stops
If you have the time, consider breaking up your journey with a pit stop at a playground. To make playtime more fun, throw a soccer ball or a Frisbee into the back of your Buick Encore before you hit the road. In addition to giving your kids a chance to burn off some bottled-up energy, it’ll give you the opportunity to stretch your legs and get your blood circulating with a brief walk.
When you’ve got kids along for the ride, you need the comfort and practicality of a GM family vehicle. Come find a new or used Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Acadia, and Buick Encore right here at Lugoff Chevrolet Buick GMC in Lugoff, South Carolina.