About the author

Heather Erquiaga is Trekaroo’s Assistant Blog Editor. She can usually be found on Southern California’s trails with her husband and two boys. Her family is on a mission to earn as many Jr. Ranger Badges as possible. In winter, chances are she’s obsessively checking the weather for a chance of snow while curled up with a good book. Follow her travels on Instagram.

Run Magical Miles with runDisney

runDisney races are perfect for families!! Dressing up as a Disney character and showing your Disney side with thousands of other fans is incredible. Add in being active with your family, and a runDisney weekend becomes ideal.
Planning a first family vacation

Family Vacation Tips: Planning Your First Trip with Kids

Growing up, air travel wasn’t on my radar. A family vacation meant camping trips close to home. We took the occasional longer trip across our state during the summer but ever would I have thought that traveling far and wide would be a possibility for my own family. I’m not sure I ever thought that international...

Essential Baby Gear Packing Guide: Packing Baby for Vacation

Let's get to packing baby for vacation. There's no need to bring everything, and we share our best tips on what to bring and what can stay at home!

Snow Play Activities that Kids Love

Snow-glistening, fluffy, magnificent snow! While snow is often associated with the sound of steep hillsides being carved below a freshly waxed pair of skis, the white stuff is perfect for all kinds of family fun. Here are some of our favorite ways for snow play off the slopes.
Las Vegas Outdoor Activities

Family Outdoor Adventures in Las Vegas

Photo by: Bigstock/raphoto Does Las Vegas have outdoor activities for families? Usually, the first thing to come to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas is The Strip. It is what helped give Vegas the nickname “Sin City” after all. One weekend in winter, my family headed out to discover Vegas out from under the fluorescent...
Road School Exploring Children's Literature and Writing

Road School: Exploring Children’s Literature and Writing

Whether a book sparks interest in history, an iconic spot, nature, culture, or writing itself, children's literature is a powerful way to open our kids’ eyes to something new.
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Family Travel Association’s Consumer Panel: An Opportunity for Families who Travel

Here at Trekaroo we appreciate it when families’ opinions and perspective on travel are valued.
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