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Ann Anderson is a Mom of 3 little explorers. Her family loves road trips, National Parks, and any place off the beaten path. She lives for three day weekends where her family can be found in their packed SUV on another great adventure.

Five “Off the Beaten Path” Things to Do in Yellowstone with Kids

Once you’ve seen the iconic geyser blow don’t forget that there is still an entire park left to explore! Here are five less popular but equally fun things to do in Yellowstone National Park with kids.
Sunset Bay State Park Oregon Photo by Flickr/Theodore Scott

Top 5 Things To Do on the Oregon Coast with Kids

The Oregon coast is a place where kids can discover their own natural talents. Here are the top 5 things to do on the Oregon coast with kids.
Inyo National Forest Bristlecone Pines

Searching for the Oldest Living Organism

I’ve learned that kids are amazed by the suffix "-est." They are captivated by finding the biggest, longest, and smallest. Our latest search, led us to the world’s oldest living organism: the Great Basin bristlecone pine tree.

Best Campgrounds for Kids – Western States

Camping with kids is a great way to experience the simplicity of nature and enjoy some quality time with each other. These are some of the best campgrounds for kids in the western states to reconnect with nature and with your family.
Marriott del Mar San Diego, CA

Marriott Del Mar – Business Class for the Family Class

I call it “business class for the family class” - those accommodations with amenities that business travelers demand and family travelers relish.

Family Friendly Scuba Diving: Teaching and Certifying Kids with PADI

So why would I want to learn to scuba dive? If you’re a parent, you already know the answer to that question. I learned to scuba dive simply because my 12-year-old son asked me to become open water scuba certified with him. That’s the kind of thing you do as a parent.
Provo Canyon Trail Photo Courtesy of: Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau

Fun Things to do in Provo with Kids

BYU yields a family-friendly college town rich in family values, and conventional family fun. Here is Trekaroo's list of fun things to do in Provo with kids.
kid friendly Oregon: Oregon Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip Through Oregon

From eastern Oregon, we meandered through pristine farmlands and sage covered hills; then climbed windy roads over central Oregon’s Cascade Range, then descended to the rugged coast.
top 10 things for families to do in Oklahoma by shutterstock.com

Top Ten Things for Families to do in Oklahoma

Oklahoma - a state where diverse landscapes and rich cultures beckon visitors to explore and enjoy. From museums to native American history, we've listed the top 10 experiences that your family will love.
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