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17 Bay Area Outdoor Movies & Drive-Ins to Visit This Summer

There has never been a more perfect time for outdoor and drive-in movies and we found new and jazzed-up options for the summer.

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Hook, Line & Sinker: Kid-Friendly Fishing Spots

Cast your line at these local fishing holes!

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Go Wild for These Animal Encounters Near Chicago

Giraffes, sea lions, sharks—oh my! Get up close and personal with these animals and more with encounters that’ll have you taking a walk on the wild side.

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Off-Roading: The Best Kid-Friendly Hikes in Bellevue

Snacks, jackets and the stroller are all you need for these hikes that are perfect for the youngest adventurers.

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Guide to Old Town San Diego: Activities, Restaurants, Shopping & More!

We’ve got the scoop on what to eat, see and do in Old Town San Diego!

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6 Tips & Resources to Help Children Grieve

“By helping your child grieve in a healthy manner, your child can build a new normal, one where happy memories exist with the hope for brighter days.”

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These 7 LA Restaurants Go All Out for Christmas

Don’t miss the glittering, over-the-top decor (plus Christmas carolers!) at these kid-friendly eateries.

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Insider’s Guide to San Mateo: Foodie Heaven, Family Friendly

The Bay-side town of San Mateo offers eats, sweets and loads of activities for families.

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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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High Flying Adventure at The Hiller Aviation Museum

Treat your little Maverick to a day of jets, flight and all things air transportation at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos.  From model planes, life-size aircraft and interactive games, you and your little one will be in awe…

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From Bald Eagles to Blue Herons: 9 Bay Area Birding Spots

I spy with my little eye…or rather, with a great pair of binoculars…over 200 different birdies passing through the neighborhood on their annual flight path.  Show the kids birds of a feather really do flock together during the spectacular and…

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Enchanting Butterfly Gardens and Sanctuaries

From tiny gardens to large sanctuaries, the potential for butterfly watching in the Bay is ample and varied! With paper-thin wings that display some of the most beautiful patterns in nature, it’s easy to see why these colorful creatures enchant…

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Botanical Garden Hopping Around the Bay

They say it’s all about the little things. Like the moment your son or daughter presents you with a bouquet made from wildflowers. Our kids always remind us to appreciate these delicate gifts, and even though they can’t pick the…

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CuriOdyssey

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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Coyote Point Park

1701 Coyote Point Dr
San Mateo, CA 94401

Just up the road from Burlingame is the sprawling Coyote Point Park. Home to more activities than you can shake a stick at, Coyote Point has beautiful scenery, trails for biking and…

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Explore: Hiking (and Shopping) at Redmond Ridge

Hidden Treasures on Redmond Ridge
How about a fun day trip that includes some serious nature and…shopping!? (Who knew bird-watching and boutiques could co-exist?) Pack the walking/hiking shoes, kiddie backpack, some snacks, (and a credit card) and head East to…

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