National Parks

Country Inns and Suites 1K Day 4- An Amazing Arch and a Trip to the Wrong Kansas City

7AM came early this morning. Luckily, it also came with a ton of excitement. Today was the day I had been hoping for since we first decided to participate in the Country Inns and Suites 1K adventure; we were going to the Gateway Arch! After spending the night in the beautiful riverfront town of St...

America’s National Parks for Kids

Families all over America and the world love exploring America's National Parks. Trekaroo has worked hard to uncovered 6 of our favorite National Parks and most popular National Monuments. Find out what are kid-friendly activities hikes, attractions, and programs as well as lodging and campsites in these National Parks.

Spotlight Thursday- Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids

We walked towards a lone pine tree on what appeared to be the edge of oblivion. With each step closer, my grip on the children grew tighter. And then we saw them. Hoodoos. Hoodoos as far as the eye could see. The landscape seemed too incredible to be real. So unlike anything I had ever...

5 National Monuments Your Family Should Visit

As a self confessed National Park System junkie, I have spent hours of my life researching and visiting the places that are special enough to deserve NPS protection. I want my children to visit as many of these places as possible so they can learn about the history of this great nation and fully appreciate...

Seeking: Families Who Love National Parks

Trekaroo calls moms, dads, grandparents, teachers, park rangers, national park gurus to share their recommendations on what's kid-friendly in America's Top 8 National Parks. We're building the ultimate resource of road-tested tips and recommendations for families who are planning to visit one of these National Parks. Contribute and get rewarded.
national parks contest junior rangers

Calling all Junior Rangers! It’s a National Park Contest

Grab your Junior Ranger and ask them to write an "essay" on how they would describe our national parks to someone who's never been before, if you were a National Park Ranger for a day. With these gorgeous natural wonders, they shouldn't have a problem coming up with tons of things to say.
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