Welcome to Five for the Road!

Five for the Road is a family blog that shares ways to inspire family connections, create memories and enjoy the moments through travel and life at home.

Hi! I’m Leah. Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I live with my husband and 3 kids outside of Rochester, New York. In 2016 I started Five for the Road to share my love of travel and creating family memories, and help others do the same. We share family fun destinations, theme park guides, and more!

What Inspired Five for the Road

As a kid I loved getting in the car and going for drives. They were mini-adventures. Often stopping for ice cream along the way or at a park.

It was the feeling of togetherness and family bonding. We connected. Now more than ever that connection needs to be nurtured. Families are busy and prioritizing family time is so important.

I started Five for the Road to encourage families to embrace their own family adventures. 

It could be a day trip, a mountain climb, or playing baseball in your backyard.

It is about creating family connections and memories


Family Travel Posts to Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

Family vacations are so personal and my goal is to provide detailed reviews for you to see what works best for your family. Here are a few of my favorite posts to get you started.

  • Disney Vacation Planning This will lead you to all the Disney related posts I have written and is a good starting point for planning a Disney vacation.
  • Why We Travel with Our Kids I share our personal reasons for traveling with kids and why we started when my daughter was very young.
  • Destination Vacations This page is organized by destination and you will easily be able to find a place perfect for your family.

Let’s Work Together!

I love partnering with brands that share the same passion for creating quality family time that I do. If you would like to work together I would love to hear from you. For more information please contact me at leah @ fivefortheroad (dot) com.

Brand Partnerships

I look forward to talking and learning more about how we can partner together!


Featured Work on the Blog

When we work with brands we want to share with our audience authentic family fun moments and experiences. We do this by creating video and written work to showcase our experience and encourage others to plan more family time.

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Where to Stay in New York City: Westin New York Times Square Review

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Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids (4 Day Pigeon Forge Itinerary)

What is there to do in Pigeon Forge? During our week long visit we learned there are endless things to do in Pigeon Forge with kids. We’re sharing our best Pigeon Forge things to do with kids and a 4 …

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Disney VIP Tours: 48 Hours with a Disney Tour Guide

Are Disney VIP tours worth the spurge for your Disney vacation? How much does a Disney VIP Tour cost? We are answering all the questions on what to expect on a Disney VIP tour to help you decide.

Featured Work on Social Media

Thanks for stopping by!

I love to share my passion and hope to inspire your family too!! I’m so happy you are here! I want Five for the Road to be a place you can find easy and fun things to do with your family!

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