Breaking the Ice: Snow Tires vs SummerTires

New England winters are harsh and unpredictable. It could be sunny one day and a complete nor’easter the next. The one who’s hit the hardest during these couple of months? Your vehicle. Between the salt, grit, snow, sleet, hail, and ice, your car faces a lot of terrain and other issues. There is one way to prepare your car for what lies ahead – snow tires. I know I know. Snow tires can be expensive and they just sit in your garage for a majority of the year. But, they could actually save your life! All about the rubber! Standard ….

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10 Day Trips to MA and NH for the Whole Family!

Summer is almost over, the kids are heading back to school soon but you want to get in one last family adventure. Well look no further!  The Quirk homes of Massachusetts and New Hampshire are chockful of places to take the kids for an entire day!   Here’s  the 10 day trips in Massachusetts and NH to take the whole family on:   Museum of Science- Boston, MA 1 Science Park, Boston, Ma 02114 Hours: Saturday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Closed Sundays Adults: $25.00 Children: $20.00 Website: http://www.mos.org/       ….

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5 Must-Do Road Trip Preparations

You’re going on a summer road trip! WOO! You’ve got yourself all packed, the tickets are bought, itinerary is made, and you prepared your car. Wait… you did prepare your car for the long haul right? It’s important to make sure that, not only are you and your family ready, but the vehicle you are traveling in is prepared too!     Here are the 5 things you need to do to your car before you go on a road trip: 1.Check tire pressure and fill if needed. Proper PSI is important- you will get the most MPG, will not get ….

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How to Pack Your Car Like a Pro Road-Tripper

It’s that time of year again. The weather is warming up, and we want to travel. Luckily, gas prices are staying relatively low and road trips are affordable….if you pack right. From my experiences while road tripping I have realized that the two most expensive things that arise while traveling in the car is gas, food, and lodging. (Luckily for you, I have come up with a few tricks of my own on how to save money on road trips….check out these tips here.  And the most annoying part about taking a trip in your car is packing. Read on ….

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Hidden Secrets to Save $ While on a Road Trip

Road trips are fun and allow you to see some amazing places or visit family at a low cost. Even though you will save on airfare, there are still some expenses that will set you back if you don’t know the tricks. These expenses are gas, food, and lodging. Read on to find out the tips and tricks I have learned to save money while traveling the US by car.   Gas: The best way to save money on gas is to download the app GasBuddy. It is available for IPhones, Androids, Windows phones, and Blackberrys. This app will use ….

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