About the author

Carrie Yu is one of Trekaroo’s Travel Experts located in Washington/Oregon. She’s also a mom to two kids, ages 6 and 8, and a blogger.

Best Kid-friendly Hotels in Seattle

Seattle is an amazing city to visit with so much to see and do for visitors of all ages! But you do have to rest sometime, so we have recommendations from visitors and locals alike for the best kid-friendly hotels in Seattle with kids in tow! Explore Kid-Friendly Hotels in Seattle Downtown Seattle and Nearby...

Hong Kong Tourist: A First-Timer’s Guide to Hong Kong

Hong Kong: The Pearl of the Orient! A city of contrasts: land and water, skyscrapers and temples, Chinese characters and English letters. Hong Kong is a beautiful city where ancient history and modern business exist side by side, and a place with no end of things to see and do. To help you prepare with being...

San Juan Island Vacations: Off Season Fun for Families in Washington

  The San Juan Islands of Washington State are a very popular summer destination for families; and rightfully so. With hiking, kayaking, whale watching, and more, it’s a relaxing and beautiful place to be. But I’ll let you in on a little secret – this is not just a summer destination! The off-peak season with...

Family-friendly Whidbey Island

It was like magic. No sooner had we crossed the towering bridge separating us from the island, all the stresses of my week suddenly just melted away. I stood and breathed in the smell of trees and beach and water and smiled. My family was in an island of paradise, on Washington State’s beautiful Whidbey...
Science with kids in North Carolina

Fantastic Kid-Friendly Science Museums Around the United States

Explore kid-friendly science museums for your family across the United States. We've got the best parent-approved reviews on science museums.

Top 10 Things for Families To Do in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has more than just a great name though, it's a place full of natural wonders, city fun, and lots of history for families to explore. Come with us on a journey through the family-friendly fun of Mississippi!
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Where To Stay For A Family-Friendly Getaway From Seattle, WA

Seattle is a great city, but sometimes families need a break from even the best places. Fortunately, there are tons of family-friendly getaways from Seattle.

Washington Coast Vacation – Retreat, Relaxation, and Razor Clams

Iron Springs Resort is the ideal location for a Washington Coast vacation. This resort has been a favorite destination for generations of families.
kid friendly Temecula, CA

Kid Friendly Temecula CA: Fun in the Sun

Like most moms, my mornings typically start with the same activities, such as getting the kids up and dressed. Recently though, 7am found me not in my kitchen, but instead floating 4,500 feet above California’s beautiful Temecula Valley in a hot air balloon!
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