About the author

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.

The Best Washington DC Christmas Events for Families [in 2019]!

As the weather turns colder and the fall decorations and turkey leftovers have been put to rest, it’s time to start looking forward to the December holiday season. Tree lightings, concerts, live performances, and more delight families in the D.C. metro area.

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas and other Williamsburg Christmas Events

We were fortunate enough to enjoy the opening weekend of holiday festivities in Williamsburg, VA, and they definitely know how to deck the halls! Planning a holiday excursion to the beautiful Historic Triangle? Here are some must-sees and dos for your family!

Where to Stay in Jamaica | Best All-Inclusive Jamaica Family Resorts

Jamaica is a spectacularly beautiful country full of friendly people, good food, gorgeous beaches, and plenty for families to do. I'm dreaming of a return visit to this amazing place!
Things to do Lake Champlain Valley Vermont Vacation

12 FUN Things to do in Burlington, VT on a Vermont Vacation

From the shoreline of Lake Champlain, Vermont, the Adirondack Mountains seem to rise from the water. It’s the perfect background for a relaxing vacation with the family. But, there’s so many more things to do in Burlington, VT than sit and enjoy the view. Burlington has several farm-to-table restaurants with unbelievably flavorful (and healthy) locally...

Maine Coastal Road Trip- The Ultimate 7 Day Itinerary for a Maine Family Vacation

Did you know that Maine is bigger than all the other states in New England combined? A Maine family vacation is a classic New England experience that should be on every family’s bucket list. A Maine coastal road trip is a great way to get to know some of the state’s 3,000 miles of coastline....

10 Best Places to Visit in Maine [with kids!]

Perched up in the country’s most northeastern corner, Maine’s offerings include scenic sandy beaches, a wide array of boating adventures, mountains that are a skier’s dream, ample lakes for kayaking, and lush woodsy hiking areas where it is not uncommon to spot a moose.

8 Things to do in Killington, VT During the Summer

Killington, Vermont is one of the busiest places in New England during the winter ski season. The “Beast of the East” is the largest ski resort in the state of Vermont. But what is there to do at the ski resort in the summer? There always seems to be a cool breeze up in the...
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Top 10 Fun Things to Do in Vermont [with kids!]

Vermont may be the Green Mountain State, but it’s the white stuff that brings New England families up north for a family ski vacation. Surprisingly, Vermont really is a year-round destination from maple syrup production in the spring to beautiful foliage in the fall. There are many fun things to do in Vermont with kids...
Smoky Mountain Vacation Great Smoky Mountain National Park

10 Best Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Why is Great Smoky Mountains National Park the most visited National Park in the United States? While the mountain top views from Newfoundland Gap Overlook and Clingman’s Dome are beautiful, this National Park has more than 10 million visitors a year because of its waterfalls, lakes, streams, and infamous “smoky” clouds. From scenic drives to...
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