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One Fish, Two Fish: 11 Places to Catch This Year’s Salmon Run

When it comes to seeing the salmon run, these spots are really jumpin’!

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Find Your Perfect Pumpkin at These Bay Area Patches

When it comes to pumpkin patches, the Bay Area is home to some of the finest. Grab your gourd today!

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Top Seeds: The Best Apple Picking Near NYC

Heads up: this season starts earlier than you think. (And you might need a reservation to secure your spot at these popular orchards!)

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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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Carve Out Fun! The Scoop on Seattle’s Best Pumpkin Patches

Celebrate the fall-idays with pony rides, barrel trains, corn mazes and more at one of our favorite pumpkin farms.

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Your Must-Save List for the Best Ice Cream Shops in LA

We’ve rounded up the best ice cream shops in LA—from the westside to Santa Clara so you’ll never be far from a delicious, brag-worthy treat.

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The Best National Parks to Visit with Kids (& the Airbnbs to Book When You Do)

Planning an outdoor adventure for your family this summer? Our editor’s picks for the best parks to visit with kids will help make it happen.

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28 Farm Stays Every Family Should Experience

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

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One Thing You MUST Do in Every State with Kids

How many can you check off the list?

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The Best Ice Cream Shops in Every State (Plus D.C.)

We’ve got the scoop on the best 51 places to get your fix of frozen goodness.

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19 Local Playgrounds with Tons of Shade

Looking to escape the summer heat? Keep cool at one of these playgrounds filled with protected jungle gyms, covered picnic tables, cool gazebos, and more shade trees than you could ever imagine. Sunburns don’t stand a chance!

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National Parks That Chicago Kids Love (& Awesome Cabins Nearby)

Show some love during National Parks Week by planning a road trip to one of these nearby stunners.

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13 Fantastic Road Trips to Take This Winter

From nearby spots just a short ferry ride away, to spectacularly snowy mountain towns that feel worlds away, these vacations destinations let you recharge mind, body and soul.

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Fantastic Fall Field Trips Homeschool Style

Get out of the house with these fun educational field trips around Portland! You’ll be able to get fresh air, see some fall colors and learn a few things.

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Escape the City with These Nearby Farm Tours

Get out of town on a fantastic Oregon day trip exploring regional farms with Farm 2 Fork Tours!

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Flora Lotta Fun: Pick Your Own Flowers

Grab your wellies, your buckets and your cameras, and make a bee line to one of these five flower farms–each within an hour drive from downtown DC.

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Where to Catch Santa in Portland This Year

Want to light up your little one’s smile by taking them to meet the big guy in red? Here’s where you should go!

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Celebrate Family Love at These Valentine’s Events

Hit the bullseye for your little cupids with these love-themed events and activities.

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12 Petting Zoos That Offer Barnyard Fun for City Kids

With fall right around the corner, what better time for some farm fun (not to mention cute photo ops)? No need to venture far from city comforts to get your barnyard fix. If you have some little animal lovers in…

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12 Hidden Secrets of Six Flags You Probably Didn’t Know About

Make the most of your visit with our tips and tricks.

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Food Factory Tours You Need to Book Now

Show your kids (and their taste buds) how food is really made with awesome behind-the-scenes action.

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5 Farms for Summer Birthdays Around Portland

Take a hayride, pick some berries or go fishing for your little one’s next birthday.

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The Best Ice Cream Shops in D.C.

You’ll be eating a ton of ice cream this summer. Might as well go for the scoop made with local, natural, or organic ingredients.

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Every Mom Is a Superhero, so Let’s Wear Those Capes Like a Boss

I know a woman who carried a baby for her brother and his wife when they couldn’t conceive. No, it’s not Phoebe Buffay, though that was an incredible arc for her character on Friends.
Rather, this is a woman in…

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The 10 Best Barnyards in the Country (Visit Now!)

Today is World Farm Animals Day and there’s no better way to celebrate than planning a trip to go down on the farm.

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Why I Refuse to Bake This Holiday Season

Photo: Pexel
As a child, when I went to the grocery store with my mom, most of our conversations went something like this:
Me:  Mom, can we buy _____?

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Mom:  No.
Needless to say, my…

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6 Sensational U-Pick Fall Harvest Veggie Spots

It doesn’t get any more fresh, or more direct!

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Historical Adventures Await In Utah’s Hidden Gems

Utah is home to family outdoor adventures waiting to be discovered. Find your next bucket list trip here.

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7 Great Desserts You’ll Be Sweet On

Get inspired to get creative in the kitchen with these sweet dessert recipes.

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12 Great Recipes to Make This Summer

Did you know that Washington state produces some of the highest-quality dairy products? Take advantage of your local dairy products by making one of these udderly great recipes.

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Pick a CSA from Our Fresh List

Whether your farm of choice is seasonal or year-round, read on for some farm fresh choices hand-picked just for you.

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Make Mom Melt: Extra-Special Mother’s Day Experiences to Book Now

This year, instead of a sweet-smelling gift that loses its luster in less than a week, take mom on a family adventure where everyone can make memories to last a lifetime.

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E-I-E-I-Oh Boy! It’s Farmcation Time

Put some space between you and the concrete jungle by heading out to one of these farms where you and the kids will be put to work (but in the most fun ways).

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Oma’s: Where Dairy Farm Meets Pumpkin Patch

Experience a place that takes on a real life dairy farm and plow the fields for pumpkins! A great space to spend the day finding your pick!

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Beyond the Boardwalk: A Family Guide to Westside Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz enjoys other attractions that don’t involve a 65 foot plunge down a wooden coaster. Find out the best Westside spots for family fun.

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Yee-haw! Farm Fresh Fun Near Atlanta

Parents…start your tractors—we’re heading to the country.  While we haven’t tracked down old MacDonald, we did find some of his farmer friends.  They’re all producing some family-friendly fun just a short drive from Atlanta.  So grab your red handkerchief, overalls…

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