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Elizabeth Bickford is one of Trekaroo's Travel Experts. She's also is a mother of two little girls aged 6 and 4. They take pleasure in living in beautiful Southern California. As a family they enjoy traveling and taking time to explore as a family. They enjoy sharing their discoveries and providing insights on places to go and activities to try. Find her at My SoCal Travels
Universal Studios Hollywood Food Guide

Universal Studios Restaurants – Food Guide to Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood offers cuisine from not only around our world but treats from lands of fantasy! Have you ever wanted to dine on crepes for breakfast, enjoy lunch at the Three Broomsticks, or share a donut with Homer Simpson? Then head to Universal Studios restaurants where you can enjoy it all in one day!...

Guide to Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The splendor of Christmas meets the magic of Harry Potter and Universal Studios this winter and the result is nothing short of spectacular! The all-new holiday experience will began November 24th and runs through January 7th. Your family will not want to miss this event filled with new treats, interactions, and a one-of-a-kind light show....
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Best Holiday and Christmas Events In Palm Springs, CA

With the holiday season in full swing, you won’t find much snow, if any, but you will find everything else you need to get you into the holiday spirit in Palm Springs, CA. Averaging 350 sunny days a year, Palm Springs weather makes it hard for even the biggest Scrooge to say Bah Humbug! Most...

Impressive Gingerbread Displays and Where to Find Them

  Photo by: Bigstock/Dasha Petrenko Gingerbread is a signature flavor of the holiday season. Over the last few years, gingerbread displays have grown in popularity, size, and complexity! Throughout the U.S., families can visit, make, and taste gingerbread to spread the holiday cheer! Where to See Gingerbread Photo by: Flickr/HarshLight Hotels have found many ways...

Beating the Heat with Kids in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA is a great family destination year round, however some days can truly push the limits of the thermometer. Keeping cool is a true concern for many families – especially in the summer. Family vacations in the  Palm Springs area are very affordable in the summer – when rates are low and rooms...

Family-friendly Carlsbad, CA: Beyond Legoland

Photo by: meplus3 Family-friendly Carlsbad, CA located in North San Diego county, has long been a bustling city by the sea with its first hotel opening back in 1930! Nowadays, many families associate Carlsbad with Legoland Theme Park. Legoland is a great reason to visit Carlsbad, but the gorgeous beach town has so many more reasons to...

Tips for Bringing Your Family to Comic-Con

Photo by Flickr/Rach San Diego Comic-Con is an event many look forward to all year long – they even plan major life events around it! When traveling to Comic-Con International you might be worried about bringing your children but there are many great experiences to be had for the entire family! Families will enjoy the endless attractions and...
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