About the author

Amy Whitley is a travel writer and founder of family travel website Pit Stops for Kids, the mom of three boys, and an outdoor adventure writer for OutdoorsNW Magazine.

Top 10 Things to Do with Families in Wyoming

It's no surprise that the state is filled with natural wonders, wide-open spaces, and outdoor adventure for families. Wyoming is a great pick for a family road trip, historical trip for kids studying pioneering and Native American history, or adventure vacation filled with activities.

Travel tip: longer life for your technical gear!

  Successful family travel means having the right equipment and clothing for the type of travel you’re embarking upon with your kids. However, tech gear is expensive! No one knows this better than me, a mom with three growing boys. For the past few years, we’ve been using Nikwax (http://nikwax-usa.com) to treat our expensive gear....

Road Trip Week: Utah Road Trip Itinerary for Families

Utah Road Trip Itinerary for Families. Read on for a seven day Utah road trip itinerary for families filled with Trekaroo-recommended dining, attractions.

Vancouver Lodging: Best Hotels for Families in Vancouver BC

If you're not sure where to stay with kids in Vancouver, we've got you covered. Vancouver is a very walkable city, with several neighborhoods in which to lay your head. Where to stay depends on what you need most: public transportation, quaint shopping districts, lots of nature, or even sporting arenas.

Top 10 Things to do in Oregon with Kids

It’s only fitting that our top 10 list for Oregon reflects its geological diversity! Without further ado, here are Trekaroo's Top 10 Kid-Friendly Places to Visit in Oregon!
Canadian ski resorts for kids- Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort for families: How to Make the Most this BC, Canada Resort with Kids

Whistler Blackcomb is way too big to list all the great runs, lifts, and features your family could enjoy. Instead, enjoy these handy tips for skiing or riding as much of these two fabulous peaks as possible.

Review of the Julbo Ski Goggles

Parents getting their kids ready for ski and snowboard season often forget about a key ski gear item: goggles. Cheap or second-hand goggles fog easily, crack, and scratch, making it hard for kids to do their best on the slopes. Quality ski goggles for kids do not have to be expensive. We tried Julbo’s Astro...

Golf resort luxury meets family adventure at Central Oregon’s Pronghorn Club

Before we’d even arrived at Central Oregon’s Pronghorn Club, we were impressed: located 15 minutes from Bend, the club’s property sits on miles of acreage of sparse high desert landscape where nothing but scrub pine and the alert ears of coyote poke up out of the thick sage.
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