About the author

Michelle McCoy is Trekaroo’s Lead Travel Expert. She and her husband love traveling to National Parks and going camping, but when life with 4 young kids keeps them home - especially now with a high schooler - they find their fun in traveling to the local beaches in Orange County, CA and hiking in the wilderness areas nearby.

10 Best Reasons to Visit Knott’s Berry Farm with Your Family

Looking for a theme park that combines family fun, thrills, history, and entertainment? Look no further than Knott's Berry Farm, celebrating 75 years of fun.

Best U.S. Zip Lines for Kids

Smiles the size of the Grand Canyon. The whoosh of the wind tearing my daughter’s eyes up with squeals of delight. That feeling of accomplishment when you know you’ve conquered your fear. Sure, this may sound like a candy bar commercial from the 1980’s but in reality, it’s exactly what happens every time I take...

Kid-Friendly Jackson Family Farm Stay – Kingsburg, CA

Our Jackson Family Farm stay was a rare opportunity where our kids found a sense of freedom to shake off their city boundaries and just be kids again.

A Multigenerational Family Vacation at a Dude Ranch

Learn why a multi-generational dude ranch trip could be the best family vacation of your life.

Ultimate Beach Vacation Checklist for Families

Have a case of the winter blues? Start planning your epic beach vacation and print our Ultimate Beach Vacation Checklist.

The Adventures of Kid Friendly Morro Bay, CA

There is something really special about Morro Bay. It’s quite stunning to drive down to the coast and see this huge rock sticking straight out of the ocean as if to say, “don’t look at anything else but me!”

Top Kid-friendly Hotels in San Diego, CA – voted by families

San Diego is one of the most family-friendly cities in the world. Who else throws open their doors to kids, welcoming them to 100+ attractions such as SeaWorld, The San Diego Zoo, and LEGOLAND for FREE during the month of October? In this sunny city, families will find world-class resorts and budget-friendly hotels where they can fully relax and...
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