Chris Anderson was planning on taking his kids to Washington, D.C., for their first “Dad and kids road trip” over spring break.
But with the number of coronavirus cases growing in the U.S., Anderson, 44, says his children, ages 9 and 12, will now stay at home in Indianapolis instead. On the agenda: Board games, bike rides and unfortunately for the kids, school work.
“I’ll also use the opportunity to teach the kids skills involving refinishing furniture and home improvement projects,” Anderson said.
As the coronavirus spreads, business and leisure travel is grinding to a halt as many consumers decide to stay home. The U.S. Department of State advised U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to COVID-19. President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued travel restrictions for visitors arriving from many European countries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also advised older adults and people with chronic medical conditions to avoid crowds as well as cruise…