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Great Basin National Park

Best Things to do in Great Basin National Park with kids

Photo by: Bigstock/Christopher Boswell Accessed via Hwy 50, dubbed the “Loneliest Road in America” by Life magazine, Great Basin National Park is truly out in the middle of nowhere. Passing cars are few and far between and 80-mile gaps between service stations are filled with nothing but a desolate, wild landscape. The reward for enduring […]

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Top Family-Friendly State Parks that Rival National Parks

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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Outdoor Adventures in Las Vegas

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 […]

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BRISTLECONE PINES- Finding the world's oldest living organism

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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Best Campgrounds for Kids Western States

Best Campgrounds for Kids – Western States

Camping with kids is a great way to experience the simplicity of nature and enjoy some quality time with each other. These are some of the best campgrounds for kids in the western states to reconnect with nature and with your family.

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New Amusement Park Rides

New Amusement Park Rides for 2015

From innovative coasters using the latest technology to rides featuring familiar classic brands, parks across the United States and Canada have once again outdone themselves with new thrilling and fun experiences this year.

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Highway 50 Nevada

A Family Road Trip on Highway 50 through 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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