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Mora Iced Creamery

The Scoop: Seattle’s Sweetest Spots for Ice Cream, Froyo & Gelato

Treat your crew to one of the best scoops, sundaes, sammies or cones around the city.

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Happy Campers: 11 Yurt Camping Hot Spots in Washington

Ditch the poles this summer for a yurt—a great family alternative to traditional tent camping.

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Explore Kirkland: Your One-Stop Spot for Summertime Fun

Whether your family is seeking adventure, is ready to party or just wants a relaxing day at the beach, Kirkland will serve up the perfect summer day—no research required.

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Let’s Go Camping! 7 Tent-Worthy Camp Sites to Stake Out

If your crew is hankering for some extended time in the great outdoors, we’ve rounded up seven spots with varying degrees of rustic-ness.

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A New and Improved Playfield You Gotta Visit

With new play equipment and climbing structures and one of Seattle Parks’ longest zip lines, the newly renovated Rainier Beach Playfield is the perfect go-to spot for family fun.

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Summer Cinema: Outdoor Movies for Pint-Sized Audiences

Grab your blankets, low-back chairs and popcorn and get ready to enjoy an array of family screenings under the stars.

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Hello Sunshine: 75 Summer Activities to Check Off Your Bucket List

We’ve put together 75 fabulous things to keep your crew busy this summer – from parks to beaches to island day trips. Get out there and soak it all up!

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Say Aloha to Island Time: An Indoor Play Space with a Beachy Vibe

From an awesome play area for the minis to games for older sibs to affordable food, Island Time might just become your crew’s newest summer hangout.

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Just Ripe: 5 Sweet U-Pick Strawberry Farms

The berries have arrived early this year, and we know 5 fabulous farms where your lil’ berry lovers can do the picking (and sampling!).

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Local Lineup: Your Guide to Free (and Cheap) Summer Concerts

Bust some moves with your crew this summer at these popular all ages concerts.

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Mee Sum Pastry

Gimme Sum! 8 Delicious Spots for Dim Sum

Your little dumplings can fill their plates with steamed, sautéed and sauced nibbles at these eight kid-pleasing spots.

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Time Intrusionator: A New History Exhibit with a Twist

Collectors, both big and small, will love this new exhibit based on the children’s story about the fabulous-miraculous world of Ernest Oglby Punkweiler.

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The Teacher Supply Store You Need to Know

Want to know a Seattle teacher’s best-kept secret? Read on to find out where you can stock up on tons of fun, educational supplies just in time for summer vacation.

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Little Ninja Night: The Newest Thrill for Adventure Seekers

Take your daredevil’s next extracurricular activity to new heights at iFly Seattle’s newest class for 6-12 year olds.

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Game On: 7 Awesome Summer Sports Camps

From baseball to football to soccer, your lil’ athlete is guaranteed to have a ball this summer at these awesome sports camps.

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