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Quiz: Local Travel Ideas for Families
by Staff
If you're tired of entertaining your family at the local shopping mall, consider some other fun hometown activities. Knowing about the activities in your local area can help you plan fun family outings. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the fun travel ideas in your area.

What do you call having all the fun of a vacation without traveling outside your hometown?

  • staycation
  • hostile hostel
  • local lounge

Where are good places to explore nature with your family?

  • botanical gardens
  • arboretums
  • both answers

To teach your children where food comes from, where can you take them?

  • farm
  • grocery store
  • library

To learn about locally grown fruits and vegetables, and maybe save some money, where is a fun family trip?

  • grocery store
  • farmers' market
  • library

How can you make running errands into a game for kids?

  • impossible
  • scavenger hunt
  • game of tag

How can you take in a sports event without spending a small fortune?

  • Go to the games of unpopular teams.
  • Go to minor league events.
  • Buy scalped tickets.

What is a fun and less expensive alternative to playing golf?

  • mini-golf
  • driving range
  • both answers

Where can you play Skee-ball?

  • amusement park
  • batting cage
  • swimming pool

Where can you find information about local activities?

  • local newspaper
  • national magazine
  • doctor's office

Where is a fun place to take your pet?

  • dog park
  • beach
  • shopping mall

What is a creative activity for an artistically inclined family?

  • painting pottery
  • building a birdhouse
  • both of the above

For future chefs, what is a fun way to spend some time?

  • cooking classes
  • yoga classes
  • mini-golf

Your family may never tire of what activity?

  • aquarium
  • zoo
  • both of the above

The U.S. has how many National Park System sites?

  • 200
  • 400
  • 600

Which U.S. city has lots of free places to visit?

  • New York City
  • Washington, D.C.
  • San Francisco