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An Epic Road Trip from Chicago to Yellowstone with the Family

When the opportunity presented itself, our family of five jumped on the chance for a little adventure. Off we went for the most epic road trip from Chicago to Yellowstone of a lifetime. Read on, be inspired, and get ready to hit the road for your very own adventure!

How to Love On and Respect Our National Parks

Photo By WomanInTravel “Baby Bison euthanized after ‘misguided’ rescue attempt.” (CNN) “Vanessa Hudgens pays $1000 for carving heart into red rock of Sedona.” (The Guardian) “Woman lets hiker pass at Grand Canyon, falls to death.” (USA Today) This summer screamed horrific and stupefying news headlines. What is happening? Has social media shined a light on...
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First Timers Guide: National Park with Kids

Have you ever wanted to visit a national park with kids? How do you choose which national park to visit? There are over 58 national parks in the U.S. -and that’s not including national monuments and historic sites. When our youngest child was independent enough, our family of five decided a family vacation to experience...

Getting out in the Great Outdoors with Infants and Toddlers- Advice from a Mom Who Does It!

My husband and I have always loved to explore the outdoors; before having children, we had many outdoor adventures together. When I became pregnant with our son, we were told over and over that once he arrived, all our outdoor adventures would have to come to an end, at least for the first couple years....

Best Campgrounds for Kids – Western States

Camping with kids is a great way to experience the simplicity of nature and enjoy some quality time with each other. These are some of the best campgrounds for kids in the western states to reconnect with nature and with your family.

National Park Free Days for 2016

One of our country’s greatest treasures is our National Park system, 405 extraordinary and beautiful places to explore and enjoy. It’s no secret that Trekaroo is a huge proponent of our National Parks. We have encouraged families to check out the Junior Rangers program, highlighted some amazing National Park adventures, and worked hard to create...
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10 of the Best (and most accessible for families) Waterfalls in the USA

It's hard not fall in love with water rushing over a cliffs edge into a sparkling pool below. Waterfalls have always been a favorite destination of families, and anyone who has stared up at H2O in free fall or watched a river suddenly take a drop into a canyon hundreds of feet below can understand...
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Family-Friendly Triangle X Ranch in Grand Teton National Park

The minute we drove through the gates of Triangle X Ranch in Moose, Wyoming, and took in our surroundings of the dramatic Grand Teton mountains, rustic cabins, and horseback riding trails, I knew we’d picked the right dude ranch vacation for us
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