Hug the corners on some of the world's most memorable drives
Nova Weetman The long, squashy, seemingly endless annual family road trip was once a rite of passage for Aussie kids. Here Nova Weetman shares why those memories are worth more to her now than she could have imagined at the time.
Thomas O'Brien If you're on the road for the school holidays and you see a marsupial on the road, pull your car over and check for an orphaned baby in its pouch.
Melanie Mahoney Whether you're looking for a weekend trip or a longer holiday away from home, Jervis Bay offers the perfect family retreat. And, as we soon learnt, a driving holiday is even better in the new Rav4.
LAKSHMI SINGH The Northern Territory has something for everyone - from the scorched plains of the outback and the breathtaking beauty of gorges carved from sandstone to the wildlife, Aboriginal art and culture.
SHERIDEN RHODES The Great Tropical Way - encompassing the magnificent Daintree, the lush Atherton Tableland and the tropical beachside town of Mission Beach - makes a fascinating road trip to take with kids, says Sheriden Rhodes.
LAKSHMI SINGH Planning a trip on the road? Here are a few reasons why you should discover the sights and wonders of Western Australia with your family.
LAKSHMI SINGH Planning a driving trip around Victoria? There's lots to entertain the entire family on your travels ...
Keep the kids entertained on those long trips with this I spy driving activity.
Educate your kids on Australia's landmarks with this Australian landmark activity.
Teach your kids about Australia's states with this free colouring activity.
Teach your kids about Australia with this Australian states and territories Q & A activity.
Sascha Jenkins With planning and patience, a family road trip can be the best fun on four wheels.
Sascha Jenkins With the current economic climate more Australian families are choosing to holiday locally and interstate. So bundle up the kids and read our tips on how to keep your road trip costs down.
Jane E. Fraser Teaching kids to be good travellers takes some planning and patience.
On a family road trip Jane E. Fraser finds pleasure in board games, bush walks and a curbside cuppa.
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Long an aficionado of the summertime road trip, Lee Atkinson recalls her all-time favourites.
Kylie Orr I’m lousy at long distances with children in the car. I break out into hives at the very thought of a confined space filled with four bored children.
From a grand-prix circuit to the Arctic wilderness, we hug the corners on the world's most memorable day drives.
Jonathan Hawley Being on holidays is a lot of fun but getting there can be a drama. We share some tips for making long holiday road trips safer and more enjoyable.
Amanda Horswill Hi-tech is helping kids beat boredom (and parents stay sane) on a car trip, writes Amanda Horswill.
How good is your memory? Have fun matching up the Australian animals with this cute memory game.
Essential Kids has created this Australian Word Search suitable for school years 4-6.