Fun Lists
from trekaroo family travelers


updated at August 28 2016

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"Road Trip Through Eastern Canada's National Parks"

I purchased a Parks Canada pass prior to embarking on a 3 week road trip through Eastern Canada. My family used our pass at historic sites and parks sites in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, PEI, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. At each park my kids completed the Xplorers booklet for children ages 6-12.

1. Thousand Islands National Park - Mallorytown Landing Visitor Center
2. Fort Wellington National Historic Site
3. The Fur Trade at Lachine Canal National Historic Site/Lieu historique nationa
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updated at August 28 2016

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"Exploring Western Newfoundland with Kids"

My family spent three days exploring Western Newfoundland and Gros Morne National Park on an August Road Trip across Eastern Canada. Within minutes of arriving in Newfoundland via ferry, I knew that three days would not be enough - I knew that I'd want to come back to explore more. The scenery across the western part of the province is simply spectacular.

1. Gros Morne National Park
2. Gros Morne Adventures
3. Western Brook Pond Tour
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updated at August 22 2016

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"Daytrips from Austin, Texas with Kids"

Austin makes a great home base for getting out and seeing the Hill Country, with lots of family destinations easily within a short drive. Hit the road for the day and discover museums, water parks, hikes and caverns in Rural Texas.

1. Inks Lake State Park
2. Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort
3. Windy Point Park
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updated at August 12 2016

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"Rochester with Kids"

Rochester is a great vacation destination for families year round  -- with one of the top museums for kids in the nation, the Strong Museum of Play.  It's even possible to base your entire summer vacation out of Rochester - Niagara Falls is only a easy 90 minute drive away and the Finger Lakes region is nearby too.

1. Strong Museum of Play
2. Rochester Museum and Science Center & Strasenburgh Planetarium
3. Susan B. Anthony House and Visitors Center
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updated at August 06 2016

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"Southern California U-Pick Farms in Oak Glen"

Oak Glen, California is home to 5 miles of farm heaven! From berries to apples, there are U-Pick farms for every taste bud in this mountain town.

1. Riley's at Los Rios Rancho
2. Riley’s Farm and Orchard
3. Snow Line Orchard
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