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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.

Andalusia Road Trip – Experience Southern Spain with Kids

Pictures of the intricate Moorish courtyards and colorful gardens of the Alhambra sparked my curiosity to travel to Spain over two decades ago. Since that time, I have been collecting ideas for my Spain road trip, not just to tour the Alhambra of Granada, but also to experience Seville, Cordoba, and the warm beaches of...

Things to do in Seville with Kids

Seville, Spain is one of the most fun cities to explore in Andalusia. It is an important stop on any southern Spain road trip and worthy of a stop while visiting nearby Spanish cities. Scenic parks and historic buildings extend for blocks. A walkable historic center boasts squares perfect for people-watching while enjoying a sweet...

Best Wilmington, DE Activities for Families

Looking for a fun, kid-friendly road trip from DC or Philadelphia day trip to add to your next East Coast family vacation itinerary? You should consider Wilmington, Delaware. Wilmington is located less than an hour from Philadelphia and only about two hours from Washington DC. Wilmington has historic mansions with beautiful sweeping gardens, riverside miniature...

Best Virginia Road Trips – The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway follows the ridge line of the Blue Ridge Mountains as it winds for almost 217 miles from Shenandoah National Park to the North Carolina border. This summer, experience one of the best Virginia road trips on the Blue Ridge Parkway with your family! The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway through Virginia and...

Road Trip US Route 50 in Nevada with Kids

Most kids learn about the historic Pony Express in school and many travelers have heard mention of the “Loneliest Road in America,” but chances are good that your family has never driven the portion of Highway 50 through Nevada.
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Top 10 Things for Families to do in Virginia

It’s no secret why Virginia's state motto is "Virginia is for Lovers." Simply put, whatever you love to do, you’ll find it in Virginia. If you’ve never been before, or are looking for assistance in creating a memorable vacation itinerary, here are our picks for the top ten things for families to do in Virginia.
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