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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 […]

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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, […]

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Ski Week 2014: 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.

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Dinosaurs Trekaroo weekly digest 9/12/13

Amazing Dinosaur Exhibits – Weekly Digest – 9/12/13

    To start receiving Weekly Family Fun Digest emails. Click here. Destinations Tips Talk Book Hotels Buy Gear Blog Giveaways Amazing Dinosaur Exhibits Thursday September 12, 2013 Do your kids ROAR to see dinosaurs? From life sized models, skeletons, and fossils, we’ve dug up the best places to thrill your dino-loving kids. Best Dinosaur […]

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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 […]

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kid friendly Oregon: Oregon Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip Through Oregon

From eastern Oregon, we meandered through pristine farmlands and sage covered hills; then climbed windy roads over central Oregon’s Cascade Range, then descended to the rugged coast.

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Kid friendly Lodging in Mt. Hood: Mt. Hood Resort Mountain General Overview

The Resort at the Mountain- Family Friendly Lodging in the Foothills of Mt. Hood

I opened my hotel room door on the first day of September and stepped out into a glorious morning. Around me were tall evergreen trees and above me was a gorgeous blue sky.

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