Sharlene Earnshaw is Trekaroo’s Editor in Chief. She lives in sunny Orange County, CA, with her husband and 13-year-old son and daughter (twins!). She is a self-proclaimed National Park junkie and has the goal of visiting each and every one with her kids. When she isn't traveling to places like Norway, Peru, Disney World, and Hawaii with her family, she enjoys hiking, beach days, obsessively rooting for the San Francisco 49ers, and planning her brood's next trip.
We love zoos! They serve as cutting-edge research centers, breeding facilities for endangered species, and educational institutions for a new generation of conservation-minded kids. So, which zoos are the best zoos in the US? We scanned hundreds of Trekaroo reviews and these are the 10 best zoos in America according to our users. The Best...
I love California. I have been lucky enough to travel all over the country and experience some truly incredible parks, museums, and vistas, but my heart always leads me back to my home state and its incredible beauty, diversity and culture.
When families think of great destinations to view fall foliage, California is not typically the first state that comes to mind. Lucky for us west coasters, there are still plenty of great places to experience autumn's splendor without hopping a plane and battling the "leafer" crowds.