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10 Dazzling Reasons to Visit Disneyland This Year

Here are 10 reasons to visit the Happiest Place on Earth.

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Half Moon Bay’s Best Kept Secret: The Off Season!

Best known for pumpkins and Christmas Trees, this quaint coastal town full of kid-friendly fun really shines during the many months in between.

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3 Easy Staycation Ideas Less Than 2 Hours Away

What’s shorter than a 12-hour drive and cheaper than 5 airlines tickets? A staycation! We rounded up 3 nearby places to take your clan for an easy and exciting holiday.

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Facepaint, Kites and Cars: The 10 Best Bay Area Summer Festivals

Mark your calendar and fill the summer days with the Bay Area’s best festivals. Check out our list of the ten not to miss!

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15 Splash Parks that are Keeping the Water On This Summer

While dozens of popular splash pads are going dry this summer due to the drought, we’ve tracked down a hefty list of parks where the water is still flowing.

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Just Opened: Rebounderz Rohnert Park

Hop like bunny, jump like a kangaroo and flip like a dolphin at this brand new indoor trampoline park in Rohnert Park.

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Ahoy Matey! Where to Play Pirate in the Bay Area

Channel that inner Long John Silver and dive right into some Bay Area buccaneer adventures. Check out these mean pirate hangouts for aspiring scallywags of all ages.

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Six Sweet Spots to Pick Your Own Berries by the Bay

These local fruit farms welcome pickers of all ages to come in and help themselves to strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and the oh-so-sweet olalliberries.

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Ferris Wheels & Funnel Cakes: 6 County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Read on to discover our fave fairs where you can pet a potbelly pig, get your cotton candy fix, and relive some of your favorite childhood memories.

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6 Kid-Friendly Exhibitions to See NOW

Pretend you’re stranded on a desert island, wiggle your way through a whale heart and sit down for story time with Curious George himself—here are the Bay Area’s coolest exhibitions!

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Running With Kids: The Best Races for Families

They have you running all over town—why not make it official? We’ve rounded up races perfect for families, and compiled some expert tips for training with kids.

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Around the World Without a Ticket: International Foods to Try with Kids

We suggest adding some spice to the family dining routine: Try these delicious and family-friendly restaurants that specialize in cuisine from around the world.

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Wonder Under the Sea: The Bay Area’s Best Tide Pools

Head to one of these local tide pools where the kids can get an up-close-and-personal look at sea anemones, crabs, sea snails and more!

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Hidden Stairways and Magical Murals: The Best Urban Hikes for Families

The following routes will let you explore the most beautiful parts of the Bay Area, from secret stairwells to magnificent murals—all while getting a healthy dose of exercise.

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Paddle Up! 10 Bay Area Kayaking Spots

Is the summer heat wilting your spirits? Grab a paddle and get your feet wet! Kayaking is a fun, adventerous way to explore the great outdoors with the whole family.

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