Favorite Kid-Friendly Waterfall Hikes in LA

See them while there’s still water trickling down!

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In Search of Alone Time

“In an attempt to find some alone time, I realized that I am blessed to never feel alone, even when one set of footprints, my own, trails behind in the snow.”

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Why Kiawah Island Is My Family’s “Happy Place”

You won’t find high rises or amusement parks here—and my family loves it.

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Explore: CuriOdyssey and Playground in San Mateo

Take the kids to CuriOdyssey (formerly known as the Coyote Point Museum) and the nearby Magic Mountain playground, and you’ll find yourself promising to take them back. The museum is chock full of activities (many of them indoors) that will…

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Slow Down & Make Friends at This Sloth Sanctuary

Encounter sloths, lemurs, monkeys and more up close in an educational environment just a couple hours from Portland.

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Discover the Coolest Kids Museum and Zoo in Palo Alto

Bobcats and peacocks and raccoons, oh my! And that’s just the beginning at this sweet spot. The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo is a wonderful getaway for your little scientists. Not only is the small-scale zoo impressive, kids also…

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Date Night: It’s All About North Beach

If you want to have a successful grown-up date night in this town, you need a plan—and it better be a good one. Since it’s not always easy to strike that perfect balance between “pre-game” drink, food and a show…

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1651 Coyote Point Dr
San Mateo, CA 94401

The only environmental and wildlife science museum on the Peninsula, CuriOdyssey is not dusty and boring, but a fun and interesting way to introduce young kids to California critters and their habitats.…

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