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AreYouGame Site has Game "Reviews" to help you choose.
Huge Selection of Games and Puzzles categorized by Age, Interests, Favorites, and "Deals"
Fun Site just to Browse!
Brain Quest States Geography game - Age 8+
in Listing of Kids Games at AreYouGame
Many Kids Travel Games, Activities, Books, Movies, & Music for discounts at Amazon & Overstock + Kids & Family CD's & DVD's
Search for "Kids Travel Games" for some good new and Used "Trip Saver" Choices.
To Amazon Pg for all types of Children's Music + CD's & DVD's with search
Two Top Pick examples on Amazon - To Amazon Search
The Are We There Yet? : Travel Games for Kids
by Richard Salter - a "Top Pick!"
Variety of fun Travel Activities for children ages six to sixty. Well Illustrated - fits in glove compartment. Five Star Average Customer Review on Amazon.
Sometimes Used available from about $4
Many other Kids Travel Games choices available on Amazon -- or search for anything on Amazon
4 - CD Set
Sung by Kids. Many popular Kids songs that Adults will remember and that Kids love. Four CD's great for long trips.
4.5 Star Avg Customer Review Rating on Amazon
Used often available from about $16
To page of over 300 Amazon
Kids Music Selections with Star Customer Rating Reviews
CD's & DVD's
DVD's from Amazon
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Two-Disc Special Edition) (2007) - DVD
DVD's & CD's from Amazon
Click Image for Info + Amazon Search box to search for other DVD's or anything New or Used on Amazon
An hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
4.5 Star Customer Rating
Can earn Disney Reward points on Disney DVD purchases
Vacation Guide Books + Vacation, Travel, & Kids Magazines
Two Top Pick Examples at Amazon
To Search for Florida Vacation Guide Books on Amazon. -- Or search for variety of New & Used items from 31 product Categories on Amazon
Definately - Our "Top Pick" Virginia Beach Guide Book - Great resource!
- Often Used Guides available here for less
To Amazon Search for Virginia Beach Travel Guide - Can also check out the Used Options for some really great deals!
Get a FREE poster and FREE issue of Zoobooks magazine!
Great travel activity for Kids of all ages
Each Zoobooks Issue spotlights a different animal - great pictures!
Magazine has won several Parents' and Teachers' awards.
- OR -
Ranger Rick for Kids Magazine
For children ages 7 and up. Facts, photos and outdoor adventures that help kids hone reading skills and develop a better appreciation for nature. Amazon has free
e-mailable Gift Cards.
4.5 Star Average Customer Review on Amazon
Travel 50 & Beyond
offers tips on getting terrific senior discounts on airfares, hotels, rental cars and attractions
OR - Check out National Geographic Traveler
Has you-are-there photography.
Focuses on travel mainly within the US and Canada. Personal travel, food and restaurants, good places to stay, adventure, ecotourism, & road trips.
Amazon Search results for Travel & Vacation Magazines - So you can Compare!
Click your Page "Refresh" button if below is a general Categories list Vs
listing of Specific Travel & Vacation Magazines
Sometimes may have to refresh more than once.
(List will also change when you click your browsers "refresh" button)
Click on black "Amazon" Bar to go to a Current Specials Page +
to Search for all types of New & Used products on Amazon - Including Magazine Subscriptions
Can easily Compare your Discounted Vacation Travel Options Here Before you Decide . . . Travelocity is biggest volume travel site on Net - easy to use Site + good deals. Orbitz sometimes beats Travelocity slightly on price for certain flights. Orbitz is owned by 5 airlines. Expedia & Priceline are also often very competitive.
Travelocity Saves You on Flights, Hotels, Car Rentals, Cruises and More.
Top 10 Vacation Destinations!
Save with Last Minute Deals From Travelocity.com
Vacation Deals: Limited Time offers, featured Destinations, and featured hotels!! at Travelocity
Find the Best Car Rental Rates in Top Destinations - Compare Car Rental Deals from several companies at Travelocity - New updates often
They offer Hybrids
Orbitz Discounted Vacation Packages
Cheap Airfare, Hotels, Car Rentals, Vacations, Getaways, & Cruises
at Expedia Travel
Last minute travel deals and vacation packages at Expedia.com!
TripAdvisor for User Reviews and Comparison Deals on Hotels
-- Almost Anywhere
This link goes to an Amazon page listing of Travel DVD Players at discounted prices with Amazon customer Star Ratings + Can search for anything on Amazon.
They have excellent service + very helpful Customer "Star" Ratings and Reviews + Frequent promotions of various types. Amazon Listing: To GPS & Navigation Electronics listing at Amazon - All Types + current special discounts + can search for wide variety of new & used items in 31 categories
(After using a Garmin Nuvi on 3 road trips -- you need one of these!!!)
Our Current Top Pick Personal Travel GPS -
Garmin nüvi 770 GPS Navigator and Personal Travel Assistant
- (What we would get today if we we had to replace our current Garmin Nuvi 360 GPS -4/11/09 - If you do not need Europe Maps, get the 760 Nuvi Model.)
4 Star Average Amazon Customer Rating
- over 100 User Reviews
Note that if can you get your preferred Travel GPS direct from Amazon, often get free shipping.
To GPS & Navigation Electronics listing at Amazon - All Types + current special discounts
More Portable GPS Unit Choices below
Portable GPS (cont)
Garmin nüvi 360 3.5-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator
This the GPS Unit we have used for over 2 years. We have been very pleased with it on three recent long road trips.
4.5 Star Average Amazon Customer Rating
- over 500 User Reviews
We think that a portable pocket model GPS is a "Must Have" feature so you can move the GPS unit from car to car -- or use in a rental car or even carry with you on a scenic nature hike so you can always find your way back.
You also can pre "Favorite" many of your POI and Lodging destinations ahead of time before leave home while sitting on your couch watching TV.
(Also can use a portable model on hikes and for fun GeoCaching -- or just finding your way back to your Motel after eating out in a unfamiliar town!)
Portable DVD Players
Watch for User Ratings of over 4.0 + Reviews that say screen is sharp and bright - An important Feature if viewing in back seat of car in daytime.
Photo Image CDs and JPEG image viewing are also handy features
Bigger 9" or more screen is worth paying a little more for + much better when more than one view.
All Brands Portable DVD Players Listing with Prices + Amazon Customer Star Ratings
Digital Cameras with Gene's "Reviews" (+ "Fast" Memory Cards)
Our Top Digital Camera Picks!
Well User Reviewed handy "pants pocked sized" Canon PowerShot SX230HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera with a built in 14x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and a wide angle lens + 1080 pixels wide HD Video with Stero sound.
Has a F3.1 lens, so usually will need flash when shooting indoors.
The Canon SX230HS also has a GPS Photo Location Tracker that puts the location where you took your photo in the photo image file so you can later view where your photos were taken on a map using Canon Software.
Canon Powershot SX120 IS -10MP
Has 10x built in optically stabliized zoom + good video capability &
Good Amazon User Reviews!
+ is smaller "Pants Pocket" or "Small Purse" sized!
(But, if don't mind a larger camera,
check out the SX30IS with
35x Zoom to the right!)
The SX120IS has Image Stabilization & Face Detection Technology + ability to take 640 Pixels wide 30 fps videos. (Not HD)
SX120IS has a less low-light optical image stabilized lens (f/2.8) than the f/2.0 aperture lens in the SD4000 IS Canon
in the right column
-- The SX120IS will take good no-flash pictures
in many indoor light conditions,
just not in as low light as
can do with the SD4000 IS
Canon to the far right
for a slightly higher price
This well reviewed camera is a good value for the features
-- and will fit in your pants pocket or a small purse if "portability" is important to you.
Like fact that this camera
still uses easy to find
The newer SX230HS above also has a GPS Photo Location Tracker + a built in 14x Optical Zoom and
1080 pixels wide HD Video
See the larger SX30IS to the
right for much more zoom
+ HD Video -- just not
A very close second Pick larger Digital Camera!
MANY great features
-- IF you don't mind the larger physical size!
(New Model Oct 2010 - replaces SX20IS which had 20x zoom)
35x Image Stabilized Optical zoom built in means this thicker and
larger sized Canon camera
size so will have to carry it
in a case
-- but imagine the versitility of a 35x built in zoom + a F2.7 Lens in the same camera!
Canon Powershot SX30 IS-14 MP
Full featured Powershot Digital
- 35x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom
Has a a f/2.7 Lens so will
do fairly well on no-flash pictures
in low light conditions
(but not as good as a f/2.0 lens like the SD4000 below.)
+ It will take HD Videos and gets very good Digital Canon Camera Reviews by Users!
Fast and reliable reasonably priced Camera Memory cards that get good User Reviews
-- Including Mine!
"Fast" [100x] means that photos save faster to your camera so you can take more back-to-back snapshots & you usually use less batteries + photos copy much faster to your computer.
Use the helpful User Ratings and Reviews to help choose your
Top Pick Digital Camera
Sony Digital Cameras
(Click your "reload Page" button or hit F5 key to see some different choices)
Kodak Digital Cameras
Panasonic Digital Cameras
Fuji Digital Cameras
Search Amazon for Digital Cameras
- or whatever
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Backup your hard drive files automatically online: Free + Unlimited Versions at well reviewed Mozy - Mozy Online Backup. 2GB Free or $5.99/mo for 50 GB of Backup. It's simple, automatic and secure!
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$ To Attraction and Discount Travels Tips for all ages page
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Discounts on Travel DVD Players, Satellite Radio, + Discounted GPS
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