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Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Sacramento

    I was a kid when I moved to Sacramento, and now I’m raising a child here. I’d say that gives me a well-rounded perspective of the city some call “Cow Town.” But I’m not even sure how the city earned that nickname. Was this land once full of cattle? Where are they now?...

Why We Travel: Curious Kids in the Making

  From Trekaroo’s CEO LiLing Pang’s original post on Why We Travel, written in January 2009: The Value of Family Travel Discovered Amidst Road Trip Mayhem On our recent road trip with the kids from San Francisco to Seattle, I had a particularly bad travel moment. Sick to my stomach with a stomach bug, I pleaded...

Unique Family-Friendly Museums

Photo by: Bigstock/Mr. High Sky When you think museums, do you think dull and dusty? Well, we have news for you; the United States is home to many museums with unique collections that will entertain and educate you at the same time! Here are some of our favorites across the United States. Northern California Photo by...

Top Holiday & Christmas Events in Northern California with Kids

In the spirit of holiday sharing here are Trekaroo’s top picks for holiday activities in Northern California that are perfect for creating special days that make for wonderful memories.
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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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