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Billy Beez San Jose

Just Opened: Billy Beez in San Jose

Westfield in San Jose welcomes the ultimate indoor playspace, and we have the inside scoop on how to make the most of your visit.

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kid and thomas

Party With the #1 Engine: A Day Out with Thomas

Thomas is back! Roaring Camp hosts a Day Out with Thomas this July and August, and we have all the info you need to get on board with your little train lover.

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Sugar & Spun

Eat Your Way Through Outside Lands. Here’s How.

Outside Lands isn’t just for music lovers. Check out our list of must-visit food carts and trucks for a memorable, food coma-inducing fest.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

A Night at the Museum: Spectacular Spots to Camp Out with the Kids

Want to roll out those sleeping bags without worrying about rain? At these incredible overnight experiences, kids can cuddle up next to their favorite creatures for an unforgettable slumber party.

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No Snow Needed: Explore Tahoe in the Summer

While the ski bunnies all are hibernating for the summer, Tahoe goes green and makes for the perfect warm weather escape, from pristine beaches to countless kid-friendly places to shack up.

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Just Opened: The Butterfly Joint, A Woodworking Studio for Kids

A brand new woodworking studio for kids in San Francisco brings back the wonder of the wood shop and the magic of making things with your hands.

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shelter co

8 Luxurious Options for Bay Area Glamping

If you feel like sleeping under the stars is a parenthood prerequisite, but that your family is more suited to the Ritz than roughing it, these spots are for you.

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seattle kayak

50 Things To Do Now: Your Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Embark on the ultimate summer challenge and attempt to check all of these essential warm weather activities, from family day at the Giants game to a nearby island getaway.

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The Hole Story: The Bay’s Best Bagels

We carbo loaded for the sake of journalism and rounded-up the Bay’s best bagels and bagel shops for you and your family.

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Full House Farm, Sebastopol

Down on the Farm: Local Farms that Let You Stay the Night

Want to collect your own eggs for breakfast and ride a pony to the nearby river? Experience a magical, hands-on farm vacation at one of these farm stays near the Bay!

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19 Local Mom (and Dad!) Blogs to Read NOW

These local bloggers should be on your bookmarks bar! Get the scoop on everything from parent-friendly fashion to family meal ideas to travel tips.

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Calm Waters: The Bay Area’s Best Swim Beaches

There are plenty of beachy options around the Bay Area where you get all the perks of the seaside without anxiety-inducing rip currents and waves.

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Disneyland Diamond Sleeping Beauty Castle

10 Dazzling Reasons to Visit Disneyland This Year

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

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Summertime Movies with the Munchkins: Where to See Free Movies Outside

Pack up the blankets, popcorn and kids and head to one of these many spots where you can see some great flicks at a great price—FREE!

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8. Go Down on the Farm at Ardenwood Historic Farm

Top 10 Free (or Cheap) Things to do in the Bay Area with Kids Under 5

From kiddie concerts to petting zoos to bowling, we set out to prove the old axiom that the best things in life are FREE—especially if you are a little kid!

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