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Amazing Pacific Northwest Road Trip Destinations for Families

Pack the kids and hit the road for these 5 iconic family road trip destinations around the Northwest

Published on: August 26, 2023

Hood River Oregon is a popular Pacific Northwest Family road trip destination with tons of things to do with kids
This beautiful spot is among fab family road trip destinations around the Pacific Northwest.

Epic Pacific Northwest family road trip destinations

Road trips are family staple of summer. And even with gas prices on the rise, family road trips can be more affordable than flying off to far-flung vacation spots. Plan your road trip for the shoulder season to save a little more.

We’ve rounded up five iconic Pacific Northwest road trip destinations for families to spark your ideas and set your plan in motion. And to keep both parents and kids happy, most of these destinations require only a half-day of driving.

Hitting the open road with kids, particularly young ones, can seem daunting. From packing to destination selection, planning is the key to a successful family road trip. After you’ve tackled one successful Pacific Northwest road trip, future getaways feel less daunting. As with all things involving children, plan on pit stops, plenty of snacks and entertainment along the way

Check out these amazing Pacific Northwest spots where the stresses and demands of regular life will just melt away!

First up: big sky country

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