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Route 50 Road Trip: A Unique Itinerary Across Highway 50 Nevada

Most kids learn about the historic Pony Express in school and many travelers have heard mention of the “Loneliest Road in America,” but chances are good that your family has never driven the portion of Highway 50 through Nevada.
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Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids | Las Vegas Family Vacation

Explore the top 10 Las Vegas attractions for your whole family. From thrill rides to hikes, here's your best bets for staying in Sin City.

Best Things to do in Great Basin National Park

If you are looking for a summer national park experience that is crowd free, head to Great Basin National Park. Just 90,000 people visit Great Basin each year (Yellowstone receives 3 million visitors). Those who make the journey are rewarded with 100-mile views, ornately decorated caves, wondrous alpine scenery, trees older than Jesus, and some...

11 Things to do in Death Valley (Plus 12 Great Tips!)

We're exploring the best things to do in Death Valley with your entire family. From hiking, to stargazing, to sledding down sand dunes, your kids will love here.

Christmas Events in Carson City and Northern Nevada

My family visited Nevada's capital city at the start of its holiday season and experienced a cozy city alive with lights, holiday cheer, and variety of family-friendly activities. We encountered charming, old-fashioned merchants and gracious locals eager to chat.

Top 10 FUN Things to do in Nevada [with kids]!

A visit to Nevada can feel like stepping into a Western movie. When traveling in Nevada, it’s normal to drive 50-100 miles between towns outside of the major metro areas of Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City. Nevada’s nickname is The Silver State, dating from the Nevada silver rush days of the mid 1800's when...

Top Family-Friendly State Parks that Rival National Parks

Trekaroo families found top family-friendly state parks that rival national parks with spectacular scenery and kid-friendly beaches, trails, and lakes.
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Family Outdoor Adventures in Las Vegas

Photo by: Bigstock/raphoto Does Las Vegas have outdoor activities for families? Usually, the first thing to come to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas is The Strip. It is what helped give Vegas the nickname “Sin City” after all. One weekend in winter, my family headed out to discover Vegas out from under the fluorescent...
Inyo National Forest Bristlecone Pines

Searching for the Oldest Living Organism

I’ve learned that kids are amazed by the suffix "-est." They are captivated by finding the biggest, longest, and smallest. Our latest search, led us to the world’s oldest living organism: the Great Basin bristlecone pine tree.
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