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Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary
2 weeks ago

Halloween Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary

The Perfect Halloween Vacation for Children with Food Allergies

Halloween can be a frightening time for parents of children with food allergies. Walking from door-to-door potentially collecting compromised candy sounds like more tricks than treats. DriveTheNation has a safer alternative: A plan for the perfect family Halloween vacation. 

Step 1: Purchase tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. 

Step 2: Pack your bags. 

Step 3: Drive to Disney World. 

It’s that easy, ghouls and boys. 

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Hurricane Preparedness For Travelers
1 month ago

Hurricane Preparedness For Travelers

Hurricane Irma is predicted to hit Florida later this week. It is important that those living around or visiting near coastal areas are prepared for the arrival of the hurricaneToo often, situations end up disastrous because very little to no preparation took place ahead of time. In this post, you will find tips on travel safety during a hurricane. In addition, information on attractions, flights, and where to get weather updates.
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Driving Tips You Weren’t Taught
12 months ago

Driving Tips You Weren’t Taught

Check your blind spots. Don’t text and drive. Obey the speed limits. Drivers are constantly reminded of the same safety precautions that should be taken when in a car, but there are so many more that are left out of the conversation. Whether it’s because we hope to not find ourselves in certain situations or it’s rare for us to be in such conditions, it’s still important to be prepared. Here are some driving safety tips to keep in mind for different situations.

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7 Camping Safety Tips to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
1 year ago

7 Camping Safety Tips to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

 

No matter who you are or where you live, getting out into the great outdoors is always a good way to slow down a bit, enjoy some nature, and recharge your batteries.

Camping is one of the most fun and yet least expensive activities you can do outside, so it’s no wonder that millions of people look forward to camping trips with friends and family every year, no matter what the season.

But, in order to really make the most of your experience, and this is true especially if you are new to camping, there are a couple of safety tips you should keep in mind. Follow these, and you’re going to be far more likely to avoid any accidental mishaps that can put a major damper on any camping experiences. Read More

Is Your Vehicle Suitable For Off-Road Driving?
1 year ago

Is Your Vehicle Suitable For Off-Road Driving?

For many people, there’s nothing like escaping the city and driving through the open countryside. However, going off-road also requires some very specific vehicle requirements. This is something to keep in mind when considering taking your own car, or even renting a car when you arrive at your destination.

Most rentals are designed for city use, so you should make the rental agency aware of your needs and plans. In addition to weather maintenance, for instance, you also need to consider the direct effects of driving away from typical roads and city environments.

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Rip Current Safety Tips
1 year ago

Rip Current Safety Tips

Rip currents are one of the leading causes of deaths and injuries at the beach every year. While it’s always fun to enjoy swimming in the ocean – especially during the summer, it’s important to know the warning signs of rip currents and how to stay safe if you happen to get caught in one. Rip currents are formed in any large open water area and can be difficult to spot if you’re unsure of what to look for. Before entering any body of open water, check out some of our rip current safety tips to keep yourself safe in an emergency. Read More

Hot Weather Car Maintenance Tips
1 year ago

Hot Weather Car Maintenance Tips

Summer is here and that means we will be driving! Not just driving though – driving in very hot temperatures.  It may seem like your vehicle will be able to manage, but believe it or not, the heat can cause a number of problems to your car. Take a look at some of our tips for your next hot weather road trip. Read More

Leave No Trace Travel Tips
1 year ago

Leave No Trace Travel Tips

If you’re not familiar with the concept, the principles of Leave No Trace Travel espouse eco-friendliness and sustainability. Most popular among campers, the seven tenets of this travel philosophy are: Plan Ahead and Prepare, Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces, Dispose of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, Minimize Campfire Impacts, Respect Wildlife, and Be Considerate of Other Visitors.
All of these suggestions were created and are intended to ensure an experience that considers the environment and our effects on it. Keep these tips in mind for your next trip — especially if hiking or exploring the great outdoors — for a good time that’s kind to the earth, too. Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Car
2 years ago

Spring Cleaning Your Car

Tis the season to clean, clean, and clean some more! Spring cleaning isn’t just limited to your home – it also means cleaning out your car. Throughout the year it’s easy to accumulate water bottles, receipts, crumbs and other things that tend to pile up in our car. When it comes time to do some spring cleaning in your car, don’t forget these important areas of your vehicle to pay special attention to. Read More

Spring Break Safety Tips
2 years ago

Spring Break Safety Tips

You might be well past the age of wild Spring Break trips to Cabo or Cancun. However, it never hurts to take precautions on your upcoming trip, especially if you’re …
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