About the author

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

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...

Family Guide to Universal Studios Hollywood With Kids

Explore Universal Studios Hollywood with Kids! Photo courtesy of BigStock/marcorubino Hollywood, CA may offer glitz and glamour for families to see, but Universal Studios takes the best of Hollywood and creates a great theme park celebrating film and television with the same appeal! Universal Studios Hollywood has recently been undertaking a massive renovation of their classic theme park. Over 60%...

Exploring Balboa Park With Kids

  Just outside of downtown San Diego, Balboa Park is a gem housing dozens of museums and attractions for families to explore. This architectural delight was not always the ornate park it is today, in 1915 San Diego was selected to host the Panama-California Exhibition and is responsible for the transformation of the city park. As...

Tips for Hotel Dining with Kids

Imagine this. After a long day exploring the town you get back to your hotel to clean up and then it hits: the kids are hungry and now you have to decide where to eat! Hotel dining may not immediately come to mind, but it can be a great experience if you know what to...

Snow Play and Family Olympics

Ever want to get away from the hustle of the day-to-day life and spend some quality time with your family? Here are some snow play ideas to ensure your group has plenty of activities to make the most out of their cabin stay. Family Olympics builds friendly competition into your getaway and eliminates cabin fever! Photo...

Preparing Kids for Haunted History

All over the country tantalizing tales of haunted houses and ghost towns fill our history books. This fall if you consider taking your family to visit a haunted piece of history I recommend a few steps to prepare.
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