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March 15, 2019

Turn Your Long-Distance Move Killeen into a Vacation

Long Distance Moving VacationBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

For youngsters, moves are generally enormous exciting adventures. Maybe a tiny bit scary, yet in the end a possibility to experience interesting things. And we, as adults, can learn from that. Moving to Killeen for most of us is quite stressful. You work hard for weeks selecting a new residence, packing everything you own, and preparing the residence you will be leaving behind to be left. Once the big day arrives to load up the moving truck and commence on the road trip to your new house, you might be very worn out, stressed out in addition to feeling like taking a lengthy nap over driving for a number of hours in order to unbox everything yet again.

But wait. You might be missing the trees for the forest here. The instant you close up the truck to the point it gets there in Killeen (a few days in the future) to your new home: You are free. And perhaps better, you are already packed up for an excursion with the family. Rather than viewing this as the last long portion of your moving ordeal, consider it as a getaway. A prize you provide yourself and your youngsters for finishing the tough half of the move. And, it can be done readily without having to break the bank.

Today, we are here to mention some suggestions on turning your long-distance move to Killeen into a low-cost family vacation.

Outdoor Picnic at Historic Markers

One of the easiest ways to include a little leisure and fun to a required road trip is to have a picnic. At the "low, low cost" of a few sandwiches and soft drinks, you and the family can certainly settle someplace full of sunshine with picnic tables and have a lovely afternoon. Our nation's highway system is unquestionably covered in appealing little venues to stop, have a lunch break, and let your little ones play for a bit.

Our favorite are historic markers. Fascinating spots in which something significant occurred previously. Many of them have a big sign, possibly a statue, and some tables near to a manicured grassy spot for play. A handful even have a recreation space or even a small free of charge museum nearby to make a day of it.

Check out Little Community Tourist Attractions

However if you would like to make this an inexpensive excursion your children will never forget, do some hunting for small-town places of interest. Take the children to a local carnival for funnel cakes and carousel rides at an enjoyably nominal expense. Additionally, there are a large number of unique and delightful community tourist attractions. Tremendous houses of mud, fun tours of nearby caverns, petting zoos, plus small-town water parks.

Your kids could have so much fun exploring the joys of small-town America that they forget this journey has a goal apart from vacationing. And, regardless of how old and grown up you are now, you'll be always allowed to enjoy riding Ferris wheels and petting pigs in the company of your children.

Arrange a Charmingly Economical Room

Needless to say, if you take time to have fun playing on the journey, undoubtedly you'll need to find somewhere to sleep for a overnight or two along the way. And this needn't be costly either. Road tripping creates the chance to stop in small town motels. You might notice they're more likely to have goodies in the lobby, be brightly illuminated and well-cleaned, and maintain a superior quality at reduced rates versus city hotels. Put simply, charmingly affordable.

It is possible to get a two-queen room with the customary comforts for less than $75 a night. Or perhaps, with some innovative hunting inside trip rental applications such as Airbnb or even VRBO, you just might find an economical treasure, a little cottage or neighborhood apartment for much less as opposed to local room costs.

Head to Museums and Amusement Parks

And if you have enough time and a little excess moving budget to have a good time, then you could spend a full day of incredible times in a more substantial point of interest. You can unquestionably find a children's interactive science museum where your children can make gigantic bubbles or perhaps crawl around inside an atomic model for the price of a family day pass.

You can even bring your children to a real theme park. Medium-small towns often have a local amusement park that's equally as entertaining but significantly less commercialized and expensive than the big-name theme parks. By knowing where to find one, your children might have the time of their life riding roller coasters and playing games, making this move the neatest thing that's came about in a long time.


The road trip necessary for long-distance moving doesn't need to be a stress-filled drive while your children fuss about remaining stuck in the vehicle. As an alternative to stressing out, make a holiday of it! Visit parks. Have picnics or maybe go into restaurants. Book cozy small-town accommodations and look for the cool lesser-known museums and theme parks to investigate. And whatever you do, don't forget to kick your feet up at some point and unwind before getting back in the driver's seat.

This long-distance move to Killeen may be the break you need prior to reaching a new home to unpack and establish your family life somewhere completely new.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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