Hi-tech is helping kids beat boredom (and parents stay sane) on a car trip, writes Amanda Horswill.
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.
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.
There are some simple things you can do to your car to make it safer and more reliable prior to leaving on the Big Trip from our friends at drive.com.au.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 with this Australian states and territories Q & A activity.