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Praise the Gourd: Where to Go Pumpkin Picking near NYC

Big farms, little farms, farms within the five boroughs—we found a patch for your fam!

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Camp Navarro’s Weekend in the Woods Is the Perfect Family Adventure

The best camping is when someone else cooks for you, we can all agree.

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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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Bushels of Fun! 7 Orchards to Go Apple Picking in Julian

Find out how you can get an entire orchard all to yourselves AND book a hands-on peanut butter-making sesh once you’re there!

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Where to Go Apple Picking Near Los Angeles

Head to Oak Glen the apple picking but stay for the hand-pressed cider, apple tarts, bonfires, hayrides and more!

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Cross the Border to Wisconsin for Pumpkins, Mazes, Apples & More!

Apples, pumpkins and trains, oh my! Wisconsin is prepping for sweater-weather festivities . . . and you’re invited!

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14 Farms Near the Bay Area Where You Can Stay the Night

Gallivant with goats and cavort with chickens at these Bay Area farms that welcome families to spend the night.

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24 Epic Gingerbread Houses You Have to See to Believe

We’ve gathered up a sweet collection that could put Martha to shame.

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21 Ways to Welcome Fall in the Bay Area

Apple picking, sloths, haunted mansions and train rides—check off all your fall must-do activities here.

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9 Upside-Down Cakes to Make Today

Satisfy your sweet tooth and flip your dessert upside-down.

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The Very Best Halloween Haunts for All Ages and Stages

Tradition setting for babies, terror-less for toddlers, pumpkin-y for preschoolers, and boo-filled (though just gently ghostly) for big kids: we’ve got something Haloweeny for everyone!

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A Bite of Fall: 3 Spots for U-Pick Apples

In sunny Southern California finding ways to celebrate the changing seasons can be tricky. With kids going back to school in triple digit weather and utter lack of changing foliage, we all have to work a little harder to manufacture…

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13 Best Stories From 2011

2011 has been an exciting and rewarding year at Red Tricycle. Our success and growth is directly correlated to you — our readers whose unwavering loyalty and support make us feel like the luckiest mamas in the world! As a…

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Date Night: San Francisco’s Newest Popsicles

Summer may be gone, but the weather is just warming up here in the Bay Area, and your kids will be running home from school begging for a cool, juicy snack. Instead of digging out the usual cherry popsicle from…

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Kid-Friendly Camping in Anderson Valley

For a camping trip that combines NorCal roughing it with a dose of Bay Area-style indulgence, we’re big fans of the Anderson Valley. Located northwest of Healdsburg, and east of Mendocino (about a 2.5-to-3-hour drive from the Bay Area), this…

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The Ten Best Stories From 2011

2011 has been an exciting and rewarding year at Red Tricycle. Our success and growth is directly correlated to you — our readers whose unwavering loyalty and support make us feel like the luckiest mamas in the world! As a…

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San Francisco’s Mission Community Market: A Perfect After-School Outing

Enjoy a family-friendly market every Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at 22nd and Bartlett. (Market reopens for the season on April 14th) The Mission Community Market combines a selection of farm-fresh produce with after-school activities, local artisans and musical…

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