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Melissa Moore is one of Trekaroo's Travel Experts located in Washington DC. She's a mom to two energetic young children who wake up at the crack of dawn asking, "Where are we going today?" Being a Coast Guard wife gives her a new "hometown” to explore and a cross country road-trip to plan every few years. Recently, she left her native California behind and now has the privilege of introducing her kids to all the history that the Nation's Capital has to offer.

Fun Things to Do in Charleston, SC with Kids

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine all the fun activities that I was able to experience during our three days in Charleston with kids.
Ski New York

New York Ski Resorts for Families – I Ski Free NY Passport for Kids

Like many states, New York ski resorts have a passport system that allows children of a certain age to receive a free lift ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket. Kids in the 3rd and 4th grades are eligible for an I Ski Free NY passport. We live in Maryland, but this deal caught my eye...

UK Road Trip- Lake District and the Northumberland Coast

Visiting London with the family? London is an urban delight. However, I’ve found that our family enjoys travel the most when we balance a city’s museums and culture with the beauty of the outdoors. So, our family extended our time in England after visiting London by planning a road trip in the UK. We spent a...

Day Trips from London by Train for Families

What are the best day trips from London for families? Families with children, especially those who are fans of Harry Potter, will want to make sure to include some day trips from London in their itinerary. In Oxford, families can learn where historic literary legends, including Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling, got their inspiration. British castles...

Garden Route South Africa – A South Africa Itinerary

Have you wanted to travel to Africa for a real safari ever since you could identify a giraffe? Or, have pictures of Cape Town’s Table Mountain and scenic coastline recently inspired you to consider a South Africa vacation with the family? Either way, South Africa is a diverse travel location where families can learn the...
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