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Your Guide to Seattle’s Free (& Cheap) Museum Days

Seattle is home to some of the finest museums in the country, and we’ve got the scoop on how to see them for free or next to nothing.

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The Best Splash Pads, Water Parks & Pools around LA

From the westside to Whittier, we’ve got the best places to cool down thanks to these fun splash pads, pools and waterparks.

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13 Safe & Scenic Places for Families to Go Kayaking

It’s time to get your paddle on at one of these picturesque spots.

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25 Natural Swimming Holes to Put on Your Bucket List

From glittering waters inside caves to enticing waterfalls, these nature-made water marvels will have you living the dream.

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Best U-Pick Farms: Berry Picking in Portland

From strawberry picking in Portland to U-pick blueberries just out of town, now is the time to take your picking crew out for a day of harvesting!

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50 Must-Do Activities for DC Kids This Summer

We’ve scoured the entire DMV to find the best family activities, whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor to the area. Get out there!

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Beach Babes: The Best Swimming Beaches for Kids

We’ve rounded up the best lakes, lagoons and swimming holes rimmed with sandy beaches and tranquil waters, perfect for little swimmers.

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Where to Find Family Fun This Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re sticking close to home this three-day weekend, we’ve rounded up 10 activities to keep everyone in your crew happy and entertained.

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The San Juan Island Resort That Fits Every Family Vacation Style

With effortless fun and so many ways to stay, Lakedale Resort is the ultimate summer getaway for Seattle families.

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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13 Spring Festivals Not to Miss

The spring is full of family-friendly festivals and parades from Sunol to San Francisco to Salinas!

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19 Festivals That’ll Put Some ‘Spring’ in Your Step

Clear your calendar because DC is jam packed with family-friendly spring fests (bonus: most are free!) Click through to discover some of our top picks.

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Get Unplugged at Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

Mountains, lakes and loads of family adventure awaits in Idaho.

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Anchors Away! 9 Puget Sound Campsites You Can Easily Boat To

From primitive island campsites to luxe dockside accommodations, here are nine superb spots to go boat camping this summer.

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These Celebs Can’t Contain Their Parent Pride Over Graduation

These proud parents are sharing their kids big milestones.

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20 Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend

Get out and have some fun this Memorial Day weekend, with these 19 tips!

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Fuel Up for 8 Memorial Day Road Trips That Aren’t Too Far

Whether you prefer the mountains, the beach or somewhere in between, we’ve rounded up eight family destinations that aren’t too far from Seattle and offer up plenty of family fun.

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How to Explain Memorial Day to the Kids

This year, teach the kids the real reason why they have the day off school.

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5 Road Trips for Your Memorial Day Weekend Escape

Within just a few hours, find an ocean arcade, hiking paths and a state park with a shipwreck. We’re here to steer you in the direction of fun.

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20 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Golden Gate Park

With over a thousand acres to explore, there are tons of things to do in Golden Gate Park that cost very little. Here’s 20 for you!

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35 Amazing Hikes Every Kid Should Take at Least Once

We’ve created the ultimate hiking bucket list. How many have you tackled with your kids?

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Blast Off to Space: A Family Guide to Adler Planetarium

For an out-of-this-world day spent in Chicago, set your sights on playing, learning and exploring as a family at Adler Planetarium.

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8 Swell Spots to Dine Al Fresco with Kids

All the best outdoor dining spots to hit with your kids in Los Angeles.

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This 9-Year-Old’s Lemonade Stand Made Over $5,000 for the Best Reason Ever

This little boy is a lemonade tycoon with a pretty big heart.

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The Inside Scoop on the All-New Chicago Dogs

Take the kids out to the ball game and root, root, root for a brand new home team!

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8 Ways to Rock Your Memorial Day Weekend

Pack your Memorial Day weekend with parades, ceremonies honoring veterans and art exhibits made entirely out of inflatables.

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On Duty! 7 Family-Friendly Beaches With Lifeguards

Play it safe at these San Diego beaches that have lifeguards on duty.

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9 Places for Learning in the Great Outdoors

Your kids won’t even know they’ve got their thinking caps on during these fun adventures!

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No Gym? No Problem! Alternative Ways to Burn off the Winter Stir-Crazies

If you’re looking for creative ways to work off the winter stir-crazies, we’ve rounded up nine energy burnin’ spots guaranteed to tucker everyone out.

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