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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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KOA Family Camping in Astoria OR

Most KOA family camping sites offer cabins, and the one we were going to near Astoria, Oregon offered multiple types of cabins, and they have heat. Cabins have a one-room or two-room option, and with or without a bathroom in-cabin.

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Top 10 things for Families to do in Portland

Top 10 Things for Families to do in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon is a city with a reputation for beautiful roses, rain, lots of bicycles, and great coffee. But, it’s so much more than just those things; it’s also a wonderful city for families, with never-ending opportunities for fun and adventure. Here are some favorite activities and places that Trekaroo families love!

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Visitng Astoria Oregon: A Weekend of Kid Friendly Exploring

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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