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6 Easy Steps to Your Family’s First Kayaking Adventure

A strong family knows how to play together. Bonding with your kids can be difficult when YouTube stars have more influence on them than you. It’s great when you can tear them away from the internet for some quality time…

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What’s New at the Zoo: Oakland Zoo Doubles in Size with California Trail Expansion

Big things are happening over at the Oakland Zoo. A major expansion is underway and will be completed in June. Find out what will be new at the zoo this summer!

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Take Flight: How to Soar Like an Eagle

Get ready to spread your wings for National Eagle Day!

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Did you know bald eagles aren’t actually bald and a newborn kangaroo is the length of a paperclip? Start your day by learning 13 freaky and cool…

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Hands On! Exploring Cool Critters at Living Coast Discovery Center

From rescued eagles to creatures of the sea, this South Bay nature center has everything your little naturalist will love!

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Wild Things: 13 Freaky & Cool Facts About Animals

We’ve rounded up 13 freaky facts about animals that might surprise you.

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Hidden Gem Find! Inside the Cathlapotle Plankhouse

Just 20 miles from Portland this hidden gem is a must-visit. Find out why you need to visit now.

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Where to Spot a Bald Eagle Close to Home (& Have a Blast Doing It!)

They don’t come around often, but when they do, it’s a big deal. American bald eagles have been on the endangered species list since 1997 but you can see them a quick drive from Chicago.

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An Autumn Rite of Passage: Spawning Salmon on the Columbia River

In Portland, it’s an autumn rite of passage to watch these finned-heroes hammer their way upriver from the sea. As you’d imagine, it’s quite a show and we have the insider guide on how to view all the action from behind glass, yet very much inside the Columbia River.

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Where to Spot Your First Bald Eagle

It’s that time of the year again when parents all over the Puget Sound area are wishing they could make like a black bear and hibernate through the cold, dreary winter months. Or at least that their cubs would. But…

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Explore: Enatai Park/Enatai Beach Park

Next time you’re in downtown Bellevue, here’s a shop/park/beach adventure that makes for an efficient, fun outing.
Go: On a sunny afternoon, for a walk and/or a picnic.

Approximate travel time: 10 minutes east of Seattle, right off I-90.
Where…

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Orcas Island with Kids: Where to Stay, Eat, and Play!

Getting to Orcas Island in the San Juan’s, especially when you have kids in tow, may seem like a game of planes,

View from Pebble Cove Farm on Orcas Island

trains and automobiles (and, of course, ferries). But once you…

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