We decided to take it a step further, and we began to seek out conservations and sanctuaries. What we found was in these concentrated environments you can connect with the animals on a more personal level. We learned the animals’ names and heard their stories. We looked them in the eyes and we made a connection.
Summer in Big Sky, Montana with Kids-A Perfect Slice of American Pie. That’s right, Big Sky, MT is a small striking mountain town with a great Wild West vibe just outside of monumental Yellowstone National Park.
We have taken lessons, stayed in a variety of accommodations and traveled from several places around the USA. What we have discovered are an array of family friendly ski resorts awaiting your visit.
So there I was. Sitting at the top of a snowy hill in an inflatable rubber tire. And all of a sudden- whoosh! I was flying down the hill on an inner tube and laughing as I went. This 30-something mom was Cosmic Tubing at Mt. Hood’s SkiBowl!
When the fresh beach air calls, the seaside town of Santa Monica, located just west of Los Angeles, is often where my family and I end up. It has the charm and appeal of a coastal getaway, but with its sophisticated urban aspect, it is anything but a lazy beach town.
When most people think of snow skiing, North Carolina probably isn’t the first place they think about, but it’s a great, drivable option for Southern skiers that want to learn to ski, or to get their snow fix close to home.
Trekaroo spent 2012 reviewing the best family dude ranch vacations across the country (it was a hard job, but someone had to do it!) We are excited to provide you with this handy guide to our favorite ranches and why they are so special as family friendly vacation getaways.
Our family’s lunchtime conversation at White Stallion Ranch went something like this…. Me: “So kids, who wants to go on the slow horseback ride across ‘Suicide Pass’ tomorrow?” Oldest son, …
Whistler Blackcomb is way too big to list all the great runs, lifts, and features your family could enjoy. Instead, enjoy these handy tips for skiing or riding as much of these two fabulous peaks as possible.
Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge, a historic ranch is located on the east shore of the largest lake west of the Mississippi, Flathead Lake, exudes Big Sky Country relaxation. For over 60 years, the Lodge has been host to guests coming for a great family vacation filled with horseback riding, water sports, and relaxing, Montana-style.
When I asked my kids to share their favorite part of our trip to Peru, they answered “Everything!” From rafting the Urubamba River, to movie night at Sol y Luna Resort, exploring Ollyantaytambo, shopping, and of course, Machu Picchu, it was hard to pick.
In winter, Breckenridge CO is a skier’s paradise. However, during the summer in Breckenridge, this historic mining town transforms into a family vacation destination, especially for those who enjoy an active lifestyle.
Like a kid waiting for Christmas, I was eager to explore Jardin des Glaciers a complex filled with high tech multimedia presentations and various outdoor pursuits centered around the effects of glaciers on this part of Canada.
Hospitality is a family affair at Quarter Circle U Rankin Ranch in Caliente, CA. It’s a dude ranch where riding experience isn’t necessary, a great children’s program entertains all ages, and you can unplug.