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    When a road trip went awry, Kanab locals welcomed French family with open arms

    KANAB, Utah (ABC4) – When Harriett Perkins drove past the Dia family walking on the side of the road near the Jackson Flat Reservoir, just outside Kanab, Utah, she knew she had to turn back. “This was the coldest day that we’ve had in Kanab so far this year, when I saw these guys. They were walking up the highway and I know how far it is into town and it just didn’t look natural,” Perkins says. “It didn’t look normal for them to be walking so cold with two little kids. I didn’t like what I saw. I went  

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    How to plan an accessible family road trip

    Like many families, we love to travel—but unlike most families, we have to consider accessibility every step of the way for a successful family vacation. From restaurants to accommodations to attractions, we can’t visit unless we can access them.  My family of five consists of myself, my husband, and three daughters. Our middle daughter is a wheelchair user—to be more specific, a power wheelchair user. That distinction is important because her wheelchair alone weighs more than 350 pounds. And while it’s sometimes feasible—although still not easy or considered accessible—for a person in a manual wheelchair to be bumped over the  

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    Family says Montana man vanished in Idaho on Thanksgiving road trip

    CHALLIS — Family says a Montana man vanished in Idaho while on a road trip to visit family for the Thanksgiving holiday. Michael “Mike” Lopez last texted his daughter Lacy Lopez on Wednesday when beginning a road trip from his Missoula, Montana home to visit her and family in southern California. While on his way, Lopez planned to stop by and visit a friend in Caldwell, but he never made it. “We are just at a loss at this point,” Lacy said. Lacy contacted Mike’s friend, who assumed he had possibly got the weekend wrong. By Sunday, Lacy realized something  

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    Tips for Your Next Family Road Trip, by Travel Writers

    By Margot Black More people are taking road trips than ever before, despite the fact that bundling your family into a car and driving for hours on end might sound more like your worst nightmare than a fun vacation. I’m living proof that it can be fabulous — but you have to approach the idea intelligently. The beauty of a family road trip is that you can be the master of your own destiny. Driving is easy and often cheap in comparison to airline tickets, and it can give you a lovely sense of freedom. But not with the kids  

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    17 Best Road Trips in the U.S. to Take in 2021

    Whether you’re looking for sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean or a multiday adventure through national parks, these road trips provide plenty of opportunities for every kind of traveler to explore the United States. share this article In a country as large as the United States, there is no shortage of destinations and detours to explore by car. Whether your idea of the perfect American road trip entails an epic, cross-country journey on Route 66 or a shorter jaunt through a few of its most iconic national parks, the road trip options are as large and varied as the  

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    6 reasons to go on a family road trip to Pullman (in addition to football)

    Editor’s note: Given the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus, safety protocols and other information for venues may change quickly. It’s best to check websites for the latest and to heed local health authorities’ safety recommendations as they’re updated. Last year, there was just one home football game at Washington State University, played in a stadium with empty stands. The second scheduled game got called off at the very last minute because of a positive COVID-19 test. This year, Pullman is more than ready for football season at 100% capacity. The  

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    The U.S. EV charging network isn’t ready for your family road trip, let alone the expected wave of new cars

    Electric cars are the future. Whether you want to go green or not, most of us are going to be driving an EV in the next two decades. Automakers are spending billions retooling factories and revamping their fleets to go most or all-electric in the next 10 to 15 years, plans fully endorsed by President Joe Biden who wants half of all U.S. auto sales to be electric vehicles by 2030. That’s a massive goal considering the market, including plug-in hybrids, currently stands at about 3%. One of the biggest barriers to EV adoption is America’s charging network. There are  

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