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Sharon Rigney (aka msrigs) is one of Trekaroo's Travel Experts located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She's a mother to a daughter and two sons, ages 10-16. She and her family welcome the opportunity to travel and try new things, sometimes close to home and sometimes just a little out of their comfort zone just to shake things up. Her kids are so used to her reviewer's eye, that their first question when something notable happens on vacation is usually "so are you going to write about that"?

The Best Philadelphia Christmas Events for Families [in 2019]!

The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with your family and take time to enjoy the festivities with your kids. In Philly, there are so many family-friendly activities it is hard to choose! After visiting these destinations you are sure to leave with a touch of holiday spirit.

The Best Pittsburgh Christmas Events for Families [in 2019]!

Picture this: families all bundled up drinking hot chocolate and whirling around an outdoor ice skating rink lit up by a 65-foot Christmas tree. The clippity-clop of horse hooves pulling carriages is faintly noticeable in the distance, and fireworks light up the sky to the beat of popular Christmas songs.
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Christmas Events NYC | Best Christmas Activities in NYC

There is nothing more magical than the streets of New York City during the holidays. It kicks off with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and ends with the ball drop in Times Square. Look anywhere and everywhere to find a festive touch. Classic holiday and Christmas events in New York City are a favorite tradition...
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What To Pack For A Caribbean Cruise [Including Printable Caribbean Cruise Packing List]

You’re packing your family up for a Caribbean cruise. Do you know what to bring? Do you know what to leave at home? You need a good Caribbean Cruise Packing List that suggests all of the Caribbean cruise clothes you’ll need for a great time with the family.  Here’s a great guide which will tell...

6 Ways a Cruise on the Caribbean Princess is Great for Families

Are you dreaming of a Caribbean cruise vacation? A trip on the Caribbean Princess may be just what your family needs. Whether your trip includes everyone from grandparents and extended family to just you and a kid or two, a Princess Caribbean cruise has all of the amenities for a great family-friendly cruise vacation. What...
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Hawks Cay Resort: Family-Friendly Florida Fun

Ready for some island time in the Florida Keys? Scenic surroundings, family-friendly activities, dining options, resort pools, spa, and comfortable rooms accommodating all types of families await at Hawks Cay Resort. Tucked in the Florida Keys on Duck Key, Hawks Cay Resort is a 2-hour drive from the Miami airport, and about 1.5 hours from...
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Top Things to do in Rochester in Winter

Fun things to do in Rochester in winter? Really? Yes, really! From great places to ski, snowboard and snow tube, to cool museums and fun family spots, this city has a lot to offer. Rochester started out as a town focused on industry. But it has grown and now is better known for festivals, great...
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Fun Things to do in St Pete, Florida: A Family Vacation On The Simpler Side of Life

Wouldn’t it be nice to find a beach town with modern amenities along with the simplicity and charm of days gone by? Oh, and throw in a cool art scene, good food, and some fun shopping as well? You’ve just described the town of St Petersburg, Florida. There are so many fun things to do...
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Staycation Ideas: Budget (and Family) Friendly Fun in or near your Hometown

Trying to stay on a budget this year? These staycation ideas will have your family enjoying all the fun perks of a fabulous getaway, without going far.
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