Vacation! A word that brings joy to us all! But for many of us, especially parents, it can raise a certain level of uneasiness because many times we are venturing off into the great unknown when we pack the family up to hit the open road. There are many unknowns, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. A sense of adventure and exploring those "unknowns" together with the family can be an awesome bonding experience. But we must ensure our safety for a successful family vacation. Here are some helpful suggestions for family travel ideas, activities, and safety tips.