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Top Treks 2018: Where Your Family Should Travel in 2018

Wondering where to travel in 2018? Curious what the best family-friendly places to visit are? Trekaroo’s lead editors and travel experts have weighed in to curate this shortlist of the best family-friendly places to visit in 2018.   Watch this video to get a glimpse of all of our top-rated family-travel destinations for 2018 then...

Smoky Mountain Vacation: A Great Smoky Mountains Road Trip Itinerary

Do you have an outdoorsy family filled with an adventurous spirit? Plan a Great Smoky Mountains road trip through Tennessee! Families can see a national park, nature center, and museums, plus enjoy both city and small town life.
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The Best Things to Do in Asheville with Kids

I’m convinced that I could live a lifetime in Asheville, NC, and not have the time to try every amazing restaurant that the city has to offer. It would certainly take decades to hike every mountaintop and waterfall along the Blue Ridge Parkway. And, it would take years to delve fully into all the stories...
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First Timers Guide: National Park with Kids

Have you ever wanted to visit a national park with kids? How do you choose which national park to visit? There are over 58 national parks in the U.S. -and that’s not including national monuments and historic sites. When our youngest child was independent enough, our family of five decided a family vacation to experience...

Best Southeast Ski Resorts Near DC for Families

Skiing with the family in Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina is easy, fun, and economical. Southeastern ski resorts are smaller than those you find on the west coast, but they are still a delight for the entire family. A smaller resort is more affordable, making them ideal for once-per-season ski trip families.

Must-Do Family Adventures in Raleigh, North Carolina

Shh….I’ll admit to you that Raleigh has never been at the exact top of my bucket list. I had (wrongly) assumed that the southern city was full of only small-town charm, small-ticket adventures, and single-minded constituents. I. was. totally. wrong. about. Raleigh. This charming capitol city packs a huge punch for family travel with cultural...
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Top 10 Fun Things to do in North Carolina [with kids!]

One of the original 13 colonies and the last to adopt its state motto of "To be, rather than to seem", North Carolina is exactly what it seems—a state offering a seemingly endless array of breathtaking beaches, national parks, mountain ski resorts, charming small towns, and historic sites that stretch back to the our nation's...
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10 Best Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Why is Great Smoky Mountains National Park the most visited National Park in the United States? While the mountain top views from Newfoundland Gap Overlook and Clingman’s Dome are beautiful, this National Park has more than 10 million visitors a year because of its waterfalls, lakes, streams, and infamous “smoky” clouds. From scenic drives to...

Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, NC – 14 Great Spots to Stop

The Blue Ridge Parkway, NC is one of the most scenic drives in the United States. From the Virginia state line to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Parkway stretches 469 miles along the mountaintops of western North Carolina. Families love short hiking trails to picturesque 360-degree views at places like Water Rock Knob and...
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