Editor's Picks

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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Fun and Games: Book-Inspired Activities that Make Reading Come to Life

What’s better than you and your kiddos cozying up to a stack of new books? Using the pages as your blueprints to some awesome real-life adventures!

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Now Enrolling: Summer Classes with Sonoma Academy of Dance Arts

Click here to read all about the incredible classes Sonoma Academy of Dance Arts has to offer.

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Six Spectacular Spots for Bay Area Camping With Kids

S’mores! Tents! Sleeping under the stars! Pack up the kids, it’s time to go camping! Lucky for us, the Bay Area has tons to offer for those looking to give camping a try.

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5 Super Cool Summer Camps (That Still Have Space for Your Kid!)

Don’t panic, procrastinators! There are still awesome options that have spots available, from coding camps to cooking classes to week-long woodworking workshops.

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Babes and Beers: 3 New Family-Friendly Breweries

Craving a craft beer but kicking it with a few underagers? Check out one of these newly opened San Francisco breweries, each of which take happy families as seriously as their hops.

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Up and Out: Adoption and War are Remembered in the Presidio

Head to the Presidio Officers’ Club for Operation Babylift, an enlightening tribute to the children airlifted out of war-torn Vietnam to the US in 1975.

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Tourist In Your Own Town: Give Fisherman’s Wharf a Whirl (Really!)

Think this bustling stretch is for tourists only? Think again! We’ve complied an insiders guide to the Wharf filled with freebies and family fun.

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6 Cool Things To Do with the Fam for $20 or Less

We’ve rounded up 6 activities that won’t break the bank, but promise a memorable day for the whole family, from berry picking to a day of exploring with Curious George.

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Road Trip! Pescadero Is the Perfect Pick For Families

From tide pools teeming with sea creatures to (excellent) taco stands tucked away in gas stations, Pescadero has a ton to offer families in search of a break from city life.

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The Best Days To Visit Your Favorite Museums in May

Did you know that not all days are created equal when it comes to visiting your favorite museums? Check out our insider’s list for the month of May and know when to go!

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Just Opened: Magical Bridge Playground

The nation’s most inclusive playground for kids of all abilities is right here in the Bay Area: think wheelchair-accessible tree houses, signs in braille, bucket swings and so much more.

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The Digital Fairy Godmother for Moms: Equivity Virtual Assistants

Have you ever wished that you had an assistant who could plan your kid’s birthday party or research preschools? Then you will want to hear about this.

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Just Opened: Yalla Mediterranean

On the hunt for food that’s fast, healthy, and a little different? Enter Yalla, a new fast casual Mediterranean restaurant chain for the whole family.

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Creative House Calls: Art With Jenny

Paint The Town: Birthday Party Venues for Little Artists

There are plenty of ultra-creative studios set up to create a birthday party masterpiece that your little artist will never forget. Click through to see what each artsy spot has to offer.

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