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.

Tips for Enjoying a Day out with Thomas

Before taking your toddler or preschooler on a visit to see A Day out with Thomas the Train, read these helpful tips on making the most of your day.

Exploring Historic New Bern with Kids

  As you plan your East Coast summer vacation, is there a small feeling of guilt that you still haven’t managed to plan that iconic family getaway to Williamsburg? Because, let’s face it, you’d rather spend your precious vacation hours on a beach than speaking with someone dressed up like George Washington. Let me make...

Fall Family Fun near Washington D.C.

With farms, fall festivals, playgrounds, trails, and Halloween events stretching from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay, the Capitol Region provides countless opportunities for making fun family memories during the fall season.

Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail – A Virginia Vacation

The Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail provides a list of activities for families that are both educational and fun for kids; vacations in the Shenandoah Valley are sure to be memorable and meaningful.
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