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Preparing for a Road Trip by Making a Planning Folder
Posted By Crystal Collins On July 8, 2011 @ 3:45 pm In Frugal Living,Parenting | 12 Comments
We’re going on a nearly two-week long camping road trip, and there is simply no way that I could stay organized without having a planning folder. In a day of digital technology, I could just keep track of everything with a great app like TripIt on my smartphone, but I’d rather be prepared for the worst that could happen: my phone could die, fall in the lake, there could be no signal or no internet available to me.
So here’s our Road Trip/Camping Planning Folder.
Key Things in My Folder:
Keeping this planning folder is just a way to take out a little of the stress. While I am one to enjoy taking a side road, and enjoying a spur of the moment stop to see something neat along the way, I do know that things will go easier (and cheaper!) with a plan.
What are some of your tips for preparing for a road trip? Do you keep a planning folder, or are you just a “wing-it” kind of person? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Valpak is my awesome partner for our family road trip. They have great coupons that you can find by location online, and even with a smart phone app. Be sure to visit their website here. All my opinions regarding my partner Valpak are my own.
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