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Road School: Learning about Dinosaurs while Traveling and at Home

Learn about ways to incorporate paleontology while traveling on the road, close to home, and curled up on the couch.

10 of The Best State Parks in the USA 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.

6 Great Things to do in Astoria Oregon with Kids

Astoria is about a 2 hour drive from Portland, and lies at the mouth of the Columbia River, where it collides with the Pacific Ocean. Astoria has a lot to offer and makes for a perfect weekend get-away for families. There is no actual beach in Astoria, to get that you need to go 20...
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Top 5 Things To Do on the Oregon Coast with Kids

The Oregon coast is a place where kids can discover their own natural talents. Here are the top 5 things to do on the Oregon coast with kids.
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Trekaroo’s Guide to West Coast Whale Watching

Can you imagine traveling 10,000 miles just to give birth? Gray whales do it every year. After spending the summer in the Arctic, the whales embark on an epic migration as they travel from Alaska’s Bering Sea to Baja California’s breeding lagoons. As they skirt the North American coastline, us humans hop on boats, kayaks,...

Top 10 Science and Technology Museums

Does your child love gadgets and technology? Have a budding inventor or scientist on your hands? A visit to a fantastic science and technology museum can inspire great scientific and scholastic achievement in even the non-motivated student. We poured through 1,150 reviews on our site and put together this handy guide to the top science...
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A Coastal Weekend Away from it All in Cannon Beach

Sometimes as a family we don’t need a full-on holiday, we need a quick weekend fix. We need a place where we can pack for a night or two away and come back feeling refreshed and ready for the week ahead without a daunting pile of laundry or a giant time adjustment. We need to feel the sand under...
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Road School: Pioneering History in California, Nevada, and Oregon

As lifelong residents of the Western US, my family and I love pioneering history. Since the moment my 4th grade class studied the California Gold Rush, I was hooked, and I’ve passed on my passion for this chapter of our nation’s history to my kids. Nearly everywhere we drive in the West harbors some vestige...
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Road School: Visiting Volcanoes with Kids

Each volcano site has its own features that make it so unique. As a traveling family we like to visit them all, but if you can only pick one of the following top volcanoes to visit with kids, any one will do!
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