Earn the Multigenerational Family Travel Badge in a Week

The Multigenerational Travel Badge asks you to thoughtfully plan a trip for family members and have an adventure! The trip we took to earn this badge was to Germany and Austria but this badge can easily be done in your own backyard (no need to go to another state, let alone Europe!)

Let me give you a quick rundown of how earning a badge works. We use “Badge Guides” to lay out what it takes to earn the badge.

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Traveling with Family Members of Different Ages: 12 Lessons Learned

Multigenerational Travel Badge, Step 3

Step 3 of any badge is to share what you’ve learned with others. To complete Step 3 of the Multigenerational Travel Badge, we took the trip! We used the research we did ahead of time on traveling with family members of different ages to have a smooth trip that was enjoyable for all. Research and learning from others was Step 1 and 2 of this Travel Badge. You can read about the tips we found here

We had a terrific trip with very few issues, but we certainly learned a few lessons along the way. We’ve compiled 12 of those lessons below so you can be prepared for your next multigenerational trip!

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Tips for Traveling with Teens and Older Adults

Multigenerational Travel Badge, Step 1 and 2

Traveling with older and younger members of a family has its challenges, but the benefits and rewards are so worth it. This post is jam packed with travel advice from travel experts and our own experience. We focus on tips for traveling with teens and with older adults as well as general family travel. So read on, and be sure to comment with any travel advice you have to add!

The reason we are focused on travel today is because we are working on earning a Travel Badge. You can see the Multigenerational Travel Badge Guide, or “recipe” for the badge here. Each Badge Guide contains three steps to be completed in order to earn the badge. These steps can be done on your own, but we encourage you to grab a few friends and learn together!

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Multigenerational Family Travel Badge

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Traveling with family members and friends of various ages can be challenging, but can also be so rewarding! Join us as we complete the Multigenerational Travel Badge and make memories to last a lifetime. The Multigen Travel Badge walks you through trip planning for a group consisting of different generations, learning from others who have done a trip like this before, and actually taking the trip! Can’t go far? No problem, you can earn this badge right in your backyard. 

In our next couple of posts we include ideas about how to be a tourist in your own town or state and complete the badge nearby. We’ll also share with you how we earned this badge on a recent family trip to Germany. We’ll tell you what we learned about traveling with teens and grandparents from others online as well as from our own experience. Head over to our Instagram or Facebook to get travel tips in short snippets and be sure to follow our blog posts for more in depth reporting on our badge-getting experience.

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