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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"?

Treat Your Family to a Topnotch Vacation in Vermont

Topnotch Resort: A family travel paradise in Vermont Visiting the Stowe, Vermont area is a real treat to the senses. It’s a wonderfully pretty area with green mountains and plenty of outdoor activities. The town itself is very quaint and begs you to walk around and wander in and out of the shops and restaurants....

How To Visit Brooklyn With Kids

Visiting NYC? Don't miss a trip to Brooklyn with Kid offering must-see museums and attractions, incredible bridges, views, & the world's best pizza.

Explore New York State’s Thousand Islands Region

When it comes to great family vacation spots surrounded by beautiful lakeside scenery, New York state’s Thousand Islands region certainly fits the bill. This area offers a relaxing and scenic outdoor playground that is filled with a variety of ways to enjoy the day. Come to recharge, regroup, or rekindle your love for the great...

Exploring Clearwater Beach, Florida With Kids

Clearwater Beach is a beautiful coastal city on an expansive stretch of white sand; for 3 days this summer, it was my family’s slice of paradise.

Where To Stay In Philadelphia With Kids

  Philadelphia is packed with fun, educational, interesting, and memorable things for families to do no matter what time of the year you decide to visit. Between the historic sights, the restaurants, the shopping and the outdoor entertainment and art, activities such as the zoo, the many museums, and the aquarium right across the river,...

Pennsylvania’s Camelback Mountain: Year-Round Family Fun

What family doesn’t want a vacation where there are enough activities to please the whole brood? It may seem like a dream come true, as many times vacation destinations are selected to please either the parents or the kids and to keep costs as close to budget as possible. What happens when you find a...

Exploring Grenada with Kids

Grenada also has the distinction of being a quieter island with none of the huge mega resorts at some of the other Caribbean islands. In fact, the whole island has perhaps 1,200 or so hotel rooms. That’s it. Yet what it doesn’t have ends up being one of its biggest assets -a lovely paradise that...

Visiting the US Virgin Islands with Kids: The Beach and Much More!

Sun, fun, sand, and sea – if this is what you think of when you envision the US Virgin Islands, you’re not alone. In spite of the stunning (and I'm not kidding when I say stunning) beaches, there is so much more for families to do on these beautiful destination islands.

How to Visit Gettysburg with Kids: Celebrating 150 Years Since the Famous Battle

Back in 1863, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was the site of one of the most pivotal battles in the Civil War. Many places in the town have been preserved to educate visitors about this historic event. I visited Gettysburg with kids (ages 14, 11, and 7.5) who were definitely awed by all that happened here! Think you...
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