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Map out a few key stops and don't over plan.
Give each passenger ownership over a daily portion of the trip.
Embrace those things you can't see or do anywhere else.
Download maps and take screenshots of directions, while you have Wi-Fi connection.
Don't forget a USB car charger or a smartphone unit.
Make sure to pack a road atlas - the paper kind. It's a great backup if your electronic devices fail you.
Be prepared and pack a travel first aid kit and emergency roadsite kit.
Pack a cooler filled with healthy snacks and water.
Store extra utensils in a zip-top bag and bring extra garbage bags.
Let each child choose a stop once in a while.
Give your child a camera and let them document the trip.
Get children's books about the places you're driving through.
Buy gas with a credit card that gives you cash back of bonus miles.
Pick an itinerary that offers something for everyone in the car.
Limit how long you drive between stops.