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Kristine Dworkin is one of Trekaroo’s Travel Experts located in Northern California. She's also a mom to a gifted girl athlete and a special needs charmer. Like almost everything in her house, traveling is a competitive sport (I'm getting on the plane first...no, I'm getting on the plane first!). With a triathlete, a soccer star, and a baseball player in the house what else could one expect? Since her active family obviously doesn't do sitting still very well, they're always out exploring the world.

Camping Made Comfy at Mendocino Grove

With school back in session, you may have found yourself wishing you’d gotten in one more getaway before jumping into the grind of schedules and homework. Does heading to Northern California for a Mendocino camping trip sound tempting? How about one where you don’t have to pitch a tent or collect the firewood? Mendocino Grove...

Morgan’s Wonderland: An Amusement Park for all Abilities

Whether it’s a game of tag on the playground or enjoying an amusement ride experience, everyone wants to fit in. Kids with special needs are no exception. These situations are especially challenging for them. Rides usually aren’t designed with special needs in mind. Social situations are daunting. As the mother of an autistic son, I...
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Top 10 Things for Families to Do in New York State

The beating heart of modern business and culture may be rooted in New York City, but the rest of the state cradles the Big Apple’s metropolitan onslaught with classic Americana. Sweeping beauty, majestic mountains, Olympic spirit, and early American history is painstakingly and lovingly preserved in the Empire State for all to enjoy.

San Jose Guide to the Holidays!

Between Thanksgiving and New Years, the plaza is transformed into a holiday wonderland with acres of Christmas trees decorated by San Jose schools, community groups, and businesses

Holiday Events in San Francisco to Enjoy with Kids

San Francisco's got it all for the holidays: ice skating, candy decorations, Victorian era villages, Nutcracker teas, and even light peeping aboard a trolley car! Check out our favorite holiday attractions in the City.

Family-Friendly Day Trips from San Francisco

There’s a lot to see in San Francisco, there’s no doubt. But, should you decide to venture outside the City by the Bay, here are some of the best family-friendly day trips from San Francisco and the approximate driving time for reaching them. Photo By Big Stock/KarenWibbs Look for current hotel deals in San Francisco Day...

Top Ten Things for Families to do in Santa Cruz, CA

On the surface, Santa Cruz looks like a Beach Boys tune come to life. There’s a thriving surf culture, ample space designated for beach volleyball and sandcastle building, and an amusement park sits just feet from the ocean waves. Some might say that an endless summer is enjoyed in these parts. But Santa Cruz is...
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