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12 Gorgeous Lighthouses You Can Rent with Your Crew

From Cape Cod to the rocky Northern California coast, you can breathe in the fresh, ocean air at these gorgeous vacation rentals that your family won’t soon forget.

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Captain Your Own Boat Down the River with Chicago Electric Boats

Pack snacks and ice-cold beverages and spend a day on the water before the warm weather heads south for the winter.

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How to Explain Veterans Day to Kids

This is how to explain what Veterans Day is all about.

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What Is the Right Age for Swimming Lessons?

Don’t forget these basic safety guidelines for when you and your children are playing in or near water.

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The Coast Guard Will Now Pay to Ship Breast Milk for Moms

Feeding babies just got a little less expensive for active duty moms.

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13 Important Water Safety Tips from the Great Wolf Lodge

Get ready for epic water fun with these safety tips from the Director of Aquatics at the Great Wolf Lodge

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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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These Black Friday LEGO Deals Are Re-Brick-Ulous

This is your chance to score popular LEGO sets and minifigures at great prices.

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The Ultimate Guide to Open House New York with Kids

The amazing annual event that gives New Yorkers a sneak peek into hundreds of sites is back! Here’s how to do it as a family.

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5 New Nautical LEGO Sets You Need to Know About

Today is National Coast Guard Day and LEGO is getting in on the action. Check out these cool new Coast Guard sets that just released!

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Thar She Blows!: Go Whale-watching in New York Harbor

Yes! These gentle giants are returning to the Big Apple, and the whole family can help count them, too!

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Show Your Family What’s SUP with Stand Up Paddling

If you are looking for a water adventure that every member of your clan can enjoy, stand up paddle boarding (supping) might be perfect for you. We’ve put together a guide that tells you everything you need to know to get started.

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Today Is National Coast Guard Day

 

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Today Is National Coast Guard Day

Everybody wave!

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Rescue your next meal from the doldrums with a life preserver-inspired dish or two.

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Learn to speak like a sailor without swearing.

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Host a friendly little competition…

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Lifesaver-Inspired Recipes to Celebrate Coast Guard Day

‘Tis the season for boating, swimming and splashing around. Even if  you don’t have a house on the shore, you can still celebrate #CoastGuardDay in style by making dishes inspired by life preservers. From cookies to bagels, click through the…

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Your Guide to Exploring Governor’s Island This Summer

Ok, show of hands: how many of you have ever visited Governor’s Island? If you have, you already know this hidden NYC gem is the site of near perfect days full of many family memories, like laughing until tears stream…

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Oregon’s Coolest Museum for Mini Mariners

Now that is a bold statement. No doubt about it. And we don’t say it lightly. We give mad props (and have plenty of memberships, too) to a whole heap of museums here in Oregon who do a bang-up job…

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Seattle Kids’ Birthday Party Idea: Riding the Seattle Ducks!

Looking for a truly unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Make like a tourist and Ride the Ducks; it’s a party on wheels… and the water.
Party planning couldn’t be easier; take advantage of the fun-filled options for celebrating…

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Explore: Ride the Seattle Ducks

What better way to explore your hometown with kids than to make like a Seattle tourist and ride the Ducks? You’ve seen them around town – the strange-looking boats on wheels that quack at you (this is known as a…

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Explore: Farrallon Islands with Kids

This past few weeks have yielded some of the juiciest wildlife watching of the year out on the Farallon Islands. If you’ve been waiting for the right time to take your little ones out to “Devil’s Teeth” on a whale-watching…

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