Year-Round Family Fun in Bend, Oregon

Photo by: Bigstock/jkraft5 Bend, Oregon is a little jewel in the heart of Eastern (although a lot of people call it Central) Oregon. It sits roughly 2.5 hours from the Willamette Valley in Oregon’s high desert, which is a marvel in itself. There is really no bad time to visit as it sits in the rain...
Whale Watching with kids on the west coast

Trekaroo’s Guide to West Coast Whale Watching

Can you imagine traveling 10,000 miles just to give birth? Gray whales do it every year. After spending the summer in the Arctic, the whales embark on an epic migration as they travel from Alaska’s Bering Sea to Baja California’s breeding lagoons. As they skirt the North American coastline, us humans hop on boats, kayaks,...

Ski Week: Planning a Winter Vacation in Central Oregon

Ever wanted to ski on a volcano? How about snowshoe to a caldera? Climb into a lava tube? My kids have been saying 'Yes yes, and yes!' for years, as we have enjoyed a winter vacation in Central Oregon over and over again.
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Autumn Road Trips and Pre-Winter Car Safety Tips

Autumn is one of the best times of year for a family getaway! The summer crowds have departed (along with peak-season pricing) and much of the US is enjoying mild weather and beautiful foliage. Autumn is also the time for a car and tire safety check-up before winter driving.
Explore Oregon's High Desert and Native Cultures at the Kid-friendly Kah-Nee-Ta Resort Photo by: Sarah McCully-Posner

Explore Oregon’s High Desert and Native Cultures at the Kid-friendly Kah-Nee-Ta Resort

My last visit to Kah-Nee-Ta was on a fun family trip when I was in the 4th grade. With fond memories of Kah-Nee-Ta from my own childhood, I wanted to return with my son, and create great memories with him as well. Kah-Nee-Ta invites its guests to visit and “Go Native”, which is just what...