About the author

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.

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...

Top 10 Things for Families To Do in San Francisco

One look around and it’s immediately evident why so many have left their hearts in San Francisco. While the little cable cars really do seem to climb half way the stars as the song suggests, the route they take sends them past rows of charming old Victorian homes situated in diverse hilly neighborhoods filled with...

Road School: Teaching Kids about the D-Day Landings

Follow our Road School Guide to learn how to teach your kids about D-Day while visiting France with your family with educational resources included!

A Hidden Gem: Kid-Friendly Mount Shasta

                                                           Photo by: Flickr/iwona_kellie Northern California’s hidden gem of a winter wonderland sits at the foot of Mount Shasta, the second highest peak in the Cascade Range....

Visiting Mont St. Michel, France with Kids

Photo by: Bigstock.com/Boris Stroujko Mont St. Michel appears like a mirage when visitors first lay eyes on it, looking as if it is floating off the coast between the Normandy and Brittany regions of France. Depending on the bay tides, it is sometimes completely surrounded by water, while other times it appears shrouded in fog, looking...

Outdoorsy Adventures for Families in Redding, CA

Outdoor activities in Redding, CA abound, & it is time your family discovered the fishing, hiking, caves, boating, & outdoorsy fun in Redding's Shasta Range

Kid-Friendly New Orleans Mardi Gras

Photo by Bigstock/CherylCasey The folklore-like stories connected to it are legendary. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last day of the Carnival season. One last opportunity for Christians to let loose before they must settle down into a pattern of fasting and penitence that is the season of Lent. It is colorful. It is...

Kid-Friendly Sonoma Wine Country

                                                                                               Photo by Kristine Dworkin It may be hard...

San Francisco’s Most Stunning and Iconic Views

Always camera-ready from every angle, to say San Francisco is a beautiful city is an understatement of gargantuan proportions.
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