About the author

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"?
Staycation Ideas

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.

Top 10 Things To Do in Philadelphia With Kids

The city of Philadelphia offers up plenty of great places to visit, discover, learn, be entertained, and make memories. Here are our recommendations for the Top 10 things for families to do in Philadelphia, along with super tips on spots to dine, stay, and day trip.
family friendly ski resorts in Pennsylvania

Ski for free in PA with the Pennsylvania Snow Pass

Did you know you can ski for free in PA this winter AND have a chance to win free Gilson skis and boards?  The Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association is offering its 16th annual Snow Pass program again this year. This program is designed to get 4th and 5th graders on the slopes to try a sport...

Carry-On Only with Kids: Packing Tips For Traveling Light

I recently drove a friend and her family to the airport. The 4 of them were going to a Caribbean island for a 5-day vacation. They had seven large checked bags with them for their trip – SEVEN! I am sure they arrived with more than they needed for their time on the island. Still,...
Free things to do in Philadelphia

Free Things To Do In Philadelphia: Historic Sites, Museums, and Tours

Free Philadelphia activities abound in this historic gem of a city, and many of them are wonderfully enriching experiences with the opportunity to learn a little something about the many sights this area has to offer.

Slovenia Travel: A First-timers Guide

If you don’t know where the country of Slovenia is, don’t feel bad. When I first began planning my vacation, I didn’t either!  This small country is located in central Europe, bordered by Austria, Hungary, Italy and Croatia. People who visit Slovenia travel to a nation that is green, uncrowded, and filled with fun. Here...

An Exquisite Stay At Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

When you go on vacation, the goal is often to treat yourself, surround yourself with pretty sights, and leave your cares at home. When you make vacation arrangements at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, you’re well on your way to doing that – and more. This resort offers you top notch amenities, food, activities, service, and...

Club Med Punta Cana: Sun, Sand, Surf, and the Circus!

Club Med Punta Cana is located in the Caribbean, in the beautiful Dominican Republic. It has all of the elements of a relaxing beach-side vacation, combined with a whole host of activities to keep those who can’t sit still (or don’t want to) occupied. This all-inclusive resort is the perfect place to explore the balance...

Escape In Style To The Picturesque And Serene Turks & Caicos Islands

Family Vacation at Turks and Caicos Resorts The beautiful islands of Turks and Caicos and the Turks and Caicos resorts want people to know that they are back open for business after the devastating impact of several hurricanes during the fall of 2017. These Caribbean islands (yes, there’s more than one. In fact, there are...
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