Top 5 Products for Family Travel This Summer
School's out and it's time for summer vacation. If you're hitting the beach or lake for sun and sand or bunking with friends and relatives, these finds are my favorite for family travel.
My young family couldn't live without them!
1. The Wonder Wheeler
Wonder how to get all that gear to the beach? Easy peasy with this wonder wheeler. It's a godsend for our family beach vacations. Wonder Wheeler $69.95
2. Sun Cabana
We've had this sun tent for over 3 years and we're still getting great use out of it. It is made of UPF 50+ material to protect your family from the sun and features ventilation panels to keep it cool inside. On windy days it still works as long as you point it in the right direction, and it is designed so you can load the side pockets down with sand to help keep the tent standing tall. It's easy to set up - it simply "pops up" and your shade is ready - and when you're all done you package it up and carry it in the little bag with straps that it comes with and you are good to go! Prices range from $50-$80.
3. Skip Hop Picnic Blanket
There's nothing like a picnic for the whole family - either in the woods while on a hike, at the beach, the park or even in your own backyard. We are a fan of this Skip Hop traveling picnic blanket that folds up just so perfectly so you can just carry it all slung over your shoulder. $45.
4. gogo Kidz Travelmate Car Seat Stroller
If you are airport bound with a toddler and need to pack a car seat, this contraption might just help you survive the airport - especially if you are traveling alone and have no idea how you'll tote your tot, your bags, and that car seat! We've never tried this, but I've seen people using them at airports and wish I had one when my kids were flying at the toddler stage. $89.95
5. Tuck Me In Travel Air Mattress for Kids
Kids want to be comfortable and when you're crashing at a friend's beach house or going on a road trip to Grandma's house, this travel mattress just for kids is easy to pack and perfect for cozy comfort. Tuck Me In Travel Bed - One Step Ahead $89.95
If you have a baby still in a crib and don't want to deal with traveling with a heavy pack n play style portable crib, try this Pea Pod Plus Baby Travel bed for $89.95.