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Exploring Fairbanks with Kids- Family Fun in Alaska’s Interior

Taking a summer trip to Alaska has been one of my family’s greatest memories.  My kids remind me often of the times we spent picking wild strawberries and raspberries, taking a train ride through a gold mine, trying to fall asleep at 10pm while it was bright daylight outside, and spending more than three weeks...

Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Alaska

Families will find a little something for everyone, from history buffs to fishermen and skiers to hikers. Here are ten Alaskan adventures to get you started, and they come with the promise that once you visit, you will have plans to return with a whole to-do list of your own.

National Park Visits In the Off-Season

Off-season national park visits provide two huge benefits: (1) crowd avoidance, and (2) discounted lodging prices. But of course, there are many cons to the off-season. These cons include unpredictable weather, transportation issues, closed trails, limited camping and dining options, kids’ school schedules and missing out on high-season sites or activities.

Camping on the Gulf

Do you have to have water and electricity when you camp?  Do you like to hike away from it all before setting up camp at a primitive site?  Do you park your RV?  No matter your preferences, you are sure to find a beautiful camping spot on the Gulf Coast.  Camping on the Gulf Coast...

Exploring the Florida Everglades with Kids

Florida is well known for many family friendly vacation spots. One of my favorites is the Everglades National Park. This park is the third largest in the lower 48 (behind Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks) and has such a variety of plant and animal species that a walk through this “river of grass” really feels like...

Mammoth with Kids- Summertime in the Eastern Sierra

Enjoy summertime in Mammoth with kids in tow; the Eastern Sierras offer a wide variety of family fun including exploration, hiking, biking, and more.

5 Must Sees for Families on California’s Redwood Coast

Tucked way up in the northwestern corner of the state is a different kind of California. Different from the palm tree fringed and sunshine soaked beaches of Southern California. Different from the rowhouse filled hillsides of San Francisco. Different from the cropped studded farm belt of the Central Valley.
Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

America’s National Parks for Kids

Families all over America and the world love exploring America's National Parks. Trekaroo has worked hard to uncovered 6 of our favorite National Parks and most popular National Monuments. Find out what are kid-friendly activities hikes, attractions, and programs as well as lodging and campsites in these National Parks.

National Monuments Here We Come

Everyone know about Pearl Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, but there are some really cool monuments all managed by the National Park system that every family should get to know.
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