Editor's Picks

How to Survive (and Even Have Fun) With Your Kids at SFO

Travel season is here, and we’ve got tips to keep the entire family sane in SFO, with kid-friendly eats, entertainment and more.

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Small World Park, Pittsburgh

Uncovering Magical Places: Hidden East Bay Parks and Gardens

From Fairlyland’s uncrowded little sister (where you can fish for crawdads with a paperclip and string) to a super slide that will make them scream with delight—these parks are hidden but beg to be found!

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30 Reasons to Be Thankful That You Are A Bay Area Parent

From the beach in November to snowcations in Tahoe to enough kid-friendly wineries to whet every whistle—we list all the reasons why the Bay Area is a glorious place to be a parent.

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Explore This ‘Hood: Pacifica Beach Life

With unparalleled views, a kooky castle and the world’s most beautiful Taco Bell, Pacifica is a unique coastal escape with lots to offer families who escape to its shores.

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All Aboard! Top Toy Stores with Train Tables

These spots sell train tables and also have them out for all to enjoy—perfect for children with choo-choo on the brain and parents in need of a few free minutes to shop.

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Rainy Day Rescue: Four New Incredible Indoor Playspaces

From an underwater-themed super gym to an uber playhouse where imaginations run wild, these new indoor playspaces are sure to inspire a rain dance or two.

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Parkside Aqautic Park, San Mateo

Hidden Parks & Gardens of the Peninsula

Do you feel like you’ve checked all of the Peninsula parks off your list? Time to seek out the area’s hidden gems—these (formerly) secret spots are worth exploring!

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Angel Island Ferry

Island Adventure: A Day on Angel Island

Escape to the islands for the day right here in the Bay. A trip to Angel Island offers hiking, biking, camping, fishing, great food, unbeatable views and so much more.

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Just Opened: The Hall

This new downtown San Francisco spot lets every member of the family find a cuisine that suits them, from burgers to tacos to spring rolls.

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Where to See the Best Fall Color in the Bay Area

Jumping in a big pile of crunchy, colorful leaves is a seasonal rite of passage. We raked up the best places to get your Fall foliage fix, from Wine Country to parks closer to home.

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Just Opened: The Officers’ Club in the Presidio

After an intensive three-year rehab, the newly opened Presidio Officers’ Club offers plenty of perks the whole family will enjoy. And best of all, it’s free!

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The Way to Play in San Jose: Children’s Discovery Museum

This kid-centric museum offers everything from real-life firetrucks primed for climbing to enough bubbles to blow their minds.

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U-Me, Menlo Park

A Magical Day in Menlo Park

You’ll find everything from fish-filled ponds to train-packed toy stores in this happening little hood just north of Palo Alto.

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More than 40 Bay Area Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

Give your wallet (and your kitchen) a much-needed break and take the family out to one of these kid-loving locales that offer kids eat free specials.

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For Little Dumplings: Chino

Beyond Buttered Pasta: Adventurous Kids’ Menus for Little Foodies

Tiny foodies rejoice! We have rounded up the best kids’ menus for the adventurous palate, from sushi to soba.

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