Trekaroo KidsMobile Stops in Chicago – Ready to travel kids?

Chicago moms and dads, Trekaroo is in your hood!

That’s right, our KidsMobile has pulled in for Trekaroo’s big launch in Illinois.  Thanks to some super duper families who have been sharing about all the reasons that families love Chicago, we can all benefit from their road-tested tips and recommendations.

Trekaroo families have voted and this is their verdict for 2009:

Hot List of Best Places to take Kids in Chicago
Best Kid-friendly Hotels in Chicago


Jumpin’ onboard the Trekaroo KidsMobile are some of the most travel savvy mid-west moms.  Together, they’re letting us in on some of Chicago’s best kept secrets for families.

First up, Minnemom shares how to have Fun in Chicago with Young Kids. This is a mom extraordinaire who has traveled through big and small towns all over the midwest with her 4 kids.  If you need advice about how to have a lifestyle of travel with a large family, she’s your go-to gal and you can follow her adventures on her fantastic blog:  Travels With Children

Amie O’Shaughnessy of Ciao Bambino brings us some Family-friendly Tips from a Local Mom for Exploring Chicago. Ciao Bambino is a one of Trekaroo’s favorite partners because we share a common passion – inspiring families to travel.  Ciao Bambino provides vetted reviews of the best accommodations when traveling with children of all ages around the world.

Free and Cheap Entertainment in the Suburbs of Chicago – sign me up!  The bargain hunting mom behind Bargins Rock has no hesitation sharing her best finds in her home town of Chicago.  She’s passionate about saving money and loves passing on good deals to her blog readers.  If you like deals too, be sure to bookmark her blog.

Bridget Stern also has a list of the Best FREE attractions in and around Chicago. Bridget works with families day in day out capturing the most wonderful photos of children and families as a professional photographer.  She is also an active mom who loves exploring with her daughter.  To see great pics and read about their family’s adventures, hop on over to Bridget Stern’s blog.

Other Chicago Resources:

Next stop, we’ll be heading to Seattle, Washington for another big launch the week of Halloween.

The Trekaroo KidsMobile is a blog carnival with a twist.  It’s designed to provide a unique opportunity for mom and dad bloggers to be featured on Trekaroo while

1) expressing their unique point of view

2) getting a web of link exchanges.

Join us for one of our next stopovers.


LiLing Pang is a contributing author on Trekaroo – a reviews site dedicated to exploring and traveling with kids.
Travel with kids to: CA | FL | HI | MA | NY | PA | TX | VA  and now IL

About the author

LiLing Pang is Co-founder and CEO of Trekaroo . She is a mom to two boys and a girl (13, 11, and 3) currently traveling through Central America. Together with her husband, Brennan Pang, they hatched the idea of Trekaroo one summer day along the California coast while searching for the best kid-friendly tide pool near La Jolla with their curious 2.5 year old.

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