When you're raring
to go on your rollicking road trip, don't forget to devote time
to decorate the inside of your car. Here are some great ideas for
a carload of entertainment for the upcoming excursion.
luck in all the right places? Hang a groovy dice set from the
sun visors. Hoping for happy trails? Add a couple of mini cowboy
hat air-fresheners, being careful not to obstruct your sightlines.
Because road trips are always so dreamy, suspend some tiny dream
catchers from the ceiling of the car using straight pins (many
roofs of cars have padding so that the pins can attach to it without
causing damage). Because travellers tend to be smiley, happy people,
hang smiley-faced air fresheners from the ceiling as well. The
windshield is obviously the place where the driver will be keeping
his/her eyes focused so, tiny trinkets look great on the dashboard.
You can place down all of your favourite stuff such as rabbits
feet, tiny statues, stuffed animals, etc.
to make a sign out of construction paper, writing the theme of
the road trip on it (i.e. "The island or bust"). Display
it in the back of the car, and watch how it generates enthusiasm
with other cars on the road. It won't be a road trip unless it
includes some fun activities, so toss in checkers, backgammon,
a deck of cards and some trivia books. Another way to keep your
passengers engaged is to allow them to help out with the navigation.
Hand out road maps and itineraries at the beginning of the trip
so that everybody can ensure that things run smoothly. Although
chances are you won't get lost, it's better to be safe with some
compasses, one for each guest.
One of the
most important things to consider is the comfort of your passengers.
Drivers can't take a nap, but you can count on your guests to
doze off, so toss in some comfortable pillows covered with vintage
At the tail
end of this treatment, we're sure you'll agree that this set of
wheels sure is hot!