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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.

Snow Tubing for Toddlers and Kids on the East Coast

Snow tubing can be a lot of fun for the whole family. But what about families with toddlers or preschoolers in tow? Fortunately, there are several East Coast resorts and tubing parks that have carved out winter play and kiddie tubing areas to the delight of parents up and down the coast.

The Best Washington DC Christmas Events for Families 2020

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!

10 of The Best State Parks in the USA That Rival National Parks

Trekaroo families found top family-friendly state parks that rival national parks with spectacular scenery and kid-friendly beaches, trails, and lakes.

Top 10 Fun Things to do in Ohio with kids! | Ohio Family Vacation

From theme parks and racetracks, to hall of fame museums and Amish Country, Ohio offers a stunning array of adventures for families to enjoy. The residents of this state have made substantial contributions to pop culture, sports competition and history. They took great risk to stand up against unfair laws, and faced the unknown while...

An Epic Southwest Road Trip Itinerary | 11 National Parks in 11 Days!

One of the most epic family vacations in America is taking a Southwest road trip. This region of the country is a great place to enjoy the outdoors and fall in love with the beauty of the desert. It is also an ideal place to learn more about Native American history and culture. Visit national...

Top 10 Fun Things to do in Maryland with kids!

The Old Line State may be small in size, but it is large in adventures to be had that will delight kids and parents. Check out our favorite Top 10 and get ready to visit the great state of Maryland.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Virginia Blue Ridge Parkway

10 Fun Things to do in Virginia with Kids | Virginia Family Vacations

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.

Blue Ridge Parkway Parkway Road Trip in Virginia | 12 Great Stops

The stunning Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia 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. Use this itinerary to experience your own scenic and spectacular Blue Ridge Parkway road trip this summer. The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway through...
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