Do you remember your childhood summer road trips? The ones that involved a station wagon and the highlight of the experience was buying a key chain with your name on it? Optimism TravelingMom set out with her adult daughter on a New Hampshire road trip. Their favorite pit stop? The Mount Washington Cog Railway.
It’s been a really long time since I packed up the minivan with suitcases, kids, videotapes, coolers and hit the highway for a summer road trip. Back in the day, we’d pile in, sing silly songs and play the license plate game for hours. Arriving at our destination, we’d grab handfuls of attraction brochures from the display rack in the motel lobby and plan out our itinerary. Each day was an adventure, ending in the motel