It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip

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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Trip: On the Road of the Longest Two-Week Family Road Trip in History chronicles the adventures of a single Dad taking his two kids on a 6,950-mile odyssey across the USA and back during his two-week vacation in 2013. They set a record for the longest family road trip in a roughly two-week span, certified by RecordSetter, the Wikipedia generation’s version of Guinness World Records. And they did it in their trusty 2001 Honda CRV that began with more than 165,000 miles. They tried to locate some Hollywood celebrities, rode roller coasters and water slides, swam in the Pacific Ocean, met some aliens at a UFO center in Sedona, sat on a ledge on top of the country's tallest building in Chicago, spray painted Cadillac Ranch, dodged mule poop at the Grand Canyon, and bought a pressed coin near Old Faithful. Their book also lends tips, websites and other info on attractions, fun facts, and more resources, to help you with your own Great American... More > Adventure.< Less
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  • By Thomas Hillegass
    Nov 28, 2014
    A fine example of the classic "road trip" genre - more "American Family Vacation" than Jack Kerouak. A family adventure written in the style of Bill Bryson, with loads of well researched factoids and an incredible appendix of facts and figures. I found it a bit more baseball-history-centric than I expected but for a ball fan I am sure this would be most welcome. I downloaded the ePub version from Lulu to my Android and found it pretty easy to do and economical as well. It even mentions some of the swimming holes I have on my web site, , for which I am appreciative. Tom Hillegass
  • By Kevin Shay
    Jul 26, 2014
    Comments from recent reviews and readers.......... ‘There's a movie in here somewhere.’ - Jenn Wark, World RecordSetter editor................ ‘A hoot!’ - Lindsay Baronoskie, Lake Highlands Today, Tx. newspaper............. ‘Delightful. We wish you much success.’ - Susan Allison, Director, Richardson Public Library, Tx............... ‘A fun trip.’ - Judi Smith, assistant to Dave Barry, author of Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need................ ‘Lots of fun!’ – Jennifer, Los Angeles, Calif.................. ‘Another entertaining and informative book….I'm loving this book.’ – Jennifer, Houston, Tx.................... ‘An awesome book!’ – Daniel, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • By Barry Goodwin
    Jul 26, 2014
    This is a fairly humorous account of a wild trip across the country. My kids liked his kids' tips, especially being polite at Wrigley Field and not mentioning that the Cubs haven't won a World Series in more than a century, but that it's ok to later write about it on Facebook or in a book! I can't believe they made it to so many places. It does inspire me to take the kids on a trip and gives some good resources to check.
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July 19, 2014
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