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Why We Travel: Family Ties

Narrowing down why I travel to one reason is like narrowing down a favorite blade of grass in my backyard. It would be like choosing my favorite pebble on a gorgeous beach. Toughest of all, it would be like narrowing down your favorite child. But I can let you in on how it all began…...
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Best U.S. Zip Lines for Kids

Smiles the size of the Grand Canyon. The whoosh of the wind tearing my daughter’s eyes up with squeals of delight. That feeling of accomplishment when you know you’ve conquered your fear. Sure, this may sound like a candy bar commercial from the 1980’s but in reality, it’s exactly what happens every time I take...
Favorite US History Museums for Kids

Favorite U.S. History Museums with Kids

Teaching our kids about the history of the country we call home is an important task, but where to start? We’ve rounded up a few favorite U.S. history museums to visit with kids.

Top Ten Amusement Parks for Young Kids

Team Trekaroo sifted through the theme parks and fun lands across the U.S. for younger kids and found the top ten amusement parks worthy of your attention.
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Family-friendly Midwest Island Getaways

Islands in the Midwest? Yes, indeed! The Great Lakes region is scattered with plenty of islands, but we’ve narrowed down those worthy for your family. Whether your family prefers roughing it on a deserted island or enjoying a full resort experience, one thing’s for sure – you may never want to leave! Manitou Islands, Michigan As...

Troo American Road Trip Goes Wild in Ohio – Day 24

We spent the last day of our month-long road trip visiting an amazing conservation center in Ohio called “The Wilds”. Located about an hour east of Columbus, Ohio. The Wilds was such a unique experience. Just like taking your kids on an African wildlife safari without having to leave the country.

Best Zoos in the Midwest (and Rockies)

Stop number two on our tour of the nations best zoos is the mighty Midwest.  The heartland is home to plenty of terrific spots to take the kids, and it’s zoos are amongst the best around.  Lets get started with the zoo that is home to my childhood hero, Jack Hanna. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium: I have...
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