Oct 20 2009

Trekaroo’s KidsMobile Visits Chicago

I’ve been a fan of Trekaroo for quite a while–it’s kind of like TripAdvisor, but with families in mind.  I’ve reviewed many of the places we’ve visited, asked questions on the discussion board, and used other parents’ recommendations to mold my own plans.

The KidsMobile is Trekaroo’s way of focusing on one city at a time.  I jumped on the Chicago segment, so you’ll see my recommendations along with those of other local Chicago parents and travelers.

Chicago KidsMobile, via Trekaroo

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.

KidsMobile_jumponThe 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.

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2 Comments to “Trekaroo’s KidsMobile Visits Chicago”

  1. Amy @ The Q Family on 20 Oct 2009 at 10:47 am

    That’s neat! Thanks for sharing. It’s a great way to learn about a city from locals.
    .-= Amy @ The Q Family´s last blog ..Fun Corn Maze at Dusk with Kids at Uncle Shuck’s =-.

  2. Sarah V. on 22 Oct 2009 at 11:06 am

    I love Chicago! It’s one of my favorite cities. I’ve been there 8 or 9 times and still feel like I haven’t seen everything.
    .-= Sarah V.´s last blog ..Adventures on Maui: Banyan Tree Park =-.

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