Southwest Region

The Best Zoos in the West

Since I love zoos so much, I thought I would take the opportunity to introduce you to some of our countries finest. Our first stop is my home turf, the West Coast. Here are five zoos that Trekaroo families and I think you shouldn't miss:

Oodles of Snow in Lake Tahoe!

The first big snow storm of the season has hit Lake Tahoe!   Looks like this year’s ski season in Lake Tahoe is off to a great start.  Check out this video from Heavenly Ski Resort of the snow fall in the last 24 hours. If it keeps up like this for the rest of the...

Harvest Time With Kids – Pumpkin Patches, Apple Picking and Festivals

Let the fall festivities begin… Pumpkin hurling? Oh yes! Where?  In New Jersey at the Flying Pumpkin Festival , and Suffolk County Farm in New York.  All over the US, kids are having a blast picking apples and pumpkins, catching an old fashioned hay ride or getting lost in a corn maze. Here are some...

Saturday, September 26th – Free Museum Day 2009

Looking for something to do this weekend? All across the nation, hundreds of museums are joining with the Smithsonians to provide free general admission this Saturday, September 26th.

Surf Together, Stay Together – Family Memories

This week, our family did something crazy together.  We took to the waves together for the first time.  There we were, a 6 year old with his mom and dad totally clueless about what to do, and nervous about how we were going to survive the next 2 hours.  (3 year old brother posed for...
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