Celebrate the Holidays in Houston, TX with the Family

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas all over the Gulf Coast of Texas with big city lights and fabulous shopping opportunities. Finding the spirit of the season with kids means lots of fun excitement with visiting Santa, watching eye-popping light displays, and visions of dancing sugar plums.

A Thanksgiving Visit to Plimoth Plantation with Kids

Decades ago my great aunt traced my family’s lineage back to the Billington family who sailed across the Atlantic on the Mayflower in 1620. As a child I treasured my great aunt’s visits because she’d tell my sister and I the stories of these American ancestors. As I completed family heritage projects for school, I...
Gaylord Palms Shrekfeast

Celebrate the Holidays with DreamWorks Animation at Gaylord Hotels

My son is Shrek’s #1 fan. So much so, that this year, instead of giving thanks around the Thanksgiving table, we opted to book a three-night stay at Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida to thank Shrek mono e mono for all the joy he’s brought to our family over the past 5 years.
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Thankful and Thoughtful

One of the things I'm most thankful for this year are the many like-minded families I've met through Trekaroo. Not only do we share a common case of wanderlust, I've found so many inspiring families right here. Travel helps us become more understanding of people who are different and we develop a greater capacity for...

Thankful for Main Street

We're truly thankful for what's important in life. And I think we can all agree that the people in our lives are most important. Family, friends, and experiences with one another. So this Thanksgiving, Christmas and holiday season, think about gifting experiences and buying locally. What does that mean? Studies on consumption show us that...

Spotlight Thursday- Top Places to Have a Pilgrim Thanksgiving

Welcome to Thanksgiving is just around the corner and for most of us, its a time to gather with family and stuff ourselves full of food.  Its a time to cherish all that we are thankful for while remembering those brave and hearty Puritans who sailed across a vast ocean in search of a new...
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