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Posts Tagged With: the perfect road trip vehicle

Choosing a Roadtrip Set Up – How We Found Lewis

Since the day we were married, I’ve wanted a way to camp with our kids.  In a  way that did not include having to use the nearest bush (or thunderbox) in the middle of the night.  As a camp counselor in the BWCA during my teenage years, I’d been there, done that. Bret was completely … Continue reading »

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Road Trip Relief – Radio Classics

When we bought our Ford Flex, we decided that the kids were old enough to no longer need a dvd player. We were thrilled, however, to find that the Flex is equipped with satellite radio. The true joy, however, came in the form of channel 82 – Radio Classics. We love listening to the old-time radio shows. Continue reading »

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Our Trial Run – Part Three (I know, I’m getting sick of it too!)

Our Northern Minnesota road trip continues with the breakdown of our rented travel trailer. Luckily, our Ford Flex (and a man with a wrench) came to the rescue! Continue reading »

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How Lewis Got His Name

When we first got our Ford Flex, I called it my truck. I’d always had a truck and the Flex certainly didn’t seem like car. Besides, it was easier to distinguish between our two vehicles if we called one a truck even if it wasn’t. Continue reading »

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Why a Ford Flex?

Wandering through the Auto Show, it was like the lights of heaven were shining on the Flex. Here was a car MADE for road trips – multiple skylights , optional refrigerator, extra wide seats for carrying kids and dogs; and, my favorite, a built-in inverter to provide my lap-top with unlimited power while traveling made it seem like the Flex was actually begging me to take it on a trip. I was smitten. Continue reading »

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