08 Jul '11, 9pm

Attempting a Green Family Road Trip...

Winnebago Via ready to roll. Image: Jenn Pentland I have a confession to make. At the risk of provoking gasps of disapproval from the green gallery, I am declaring my love for The Road Trip. There is nothing quite like the exhilaration of the open road, despite what comes out of the tailpipe. Rolling down the interstate perched behind the wheel is at least as mesmerizing as staring into the campfire or sitting on the Pacific shore watching the waves crash. Partially to feed my need for speed, but mostly to introduce our kids to new people, cities and landscapes, we (my wife and I) sold our house, jammed everything into storage, strapped the kids in and hit the road for an open-ended drive-about of the Western U.S. The rub being that we were attempting to be as green as possible while burning down the blacktop.

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Attempting a Green Family Road Trip

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