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Krispy Kreme Blasts into the 4th of July Weekend with New Patriotic Donuts

Oh say can you see––these patriotic donuts are fire!

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The Best Miniature Golf Courses for Your Next Game

Enjoy the warm weather and long summer nights with a round (or two) of miniature golf at these cool courses in the Portland metro.

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5 High-Flying Zipline Adventures Near Atlanta

You can zip right into your kids’ favorite person slot by taking them for a zipline aerial adventure at one of these Atlanta-area courses.

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Want a 3-Night Stay on Your Own Mountain? Here’s How to Book It

Now THIS is the best socially distant vacation ever.

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These Are the Big Retailers Requiring Face Masks

These retailers are working to keep both staff members and guests safe.

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Amtrak

Amtrak Announces Roomette BOGO Sale

An advanced reservation of at least three days is required.

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Beach Vibes Near DC: Aquia Landing

Want a quick, action-packed day trip to the beach, but don’t want to fight Ocean City traffic? Head here.

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Fresh Air Fun: Kid-Friendly Hikes Near NYC

Lucky enough to have a car? Hop in and head out for a hike as a family.

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LA’s Best Group Classes & Activities for Mini Rockers

It’s like rock band rehearsals for the 6 and under set.

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All Aboard! 6 Scenic Trains to See Fall Foliage

You don’t have to lace up the hiking boots to enjoy the fall colors. Climb aboard a 100-year-old steam engine for an adventure the whole family can enjoy. Sit back, relax and enjoy the rollicking of the railroad as it…

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Things to do with Kids in Indianapolis

Indy parents know that their city is a hidden gem, full of Instagram-worthy museums and play spots kids love. The top-rated Children’s Museum of Indianapolis only the beginning: there’s a whole slew of family-friendly museums, attractions, outdoor parks and other…

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Jessica Simpson Reveals Her Baby’s Name at Her Gorgeous Baby Shower

Eagle-eyed fans and IG followers think Jessica has spilled the beans on her baby’s name.

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How Our ‘Neighbors’ Inspired Us to Get a Real Christmas Tree

Across the street from where we live is not one, but two, planted Christmas trees. One is small and fluffy like a Douglas Fir, and the other is huge and defined like a Spruce. They seem out of place. I…

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Target, Amazon & 18 Other Free Holiday Shipping Deadlines to Put on Your Calendars Now

These are the absolute last days to score free shipping and get gifts in time for Christmas at retailers including Amazon, Target and more.

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A Private Mountain Ski Resort for the Whole Fam? Um, Yes Please

Get a mountain top all to yourselves for your next family vacay.

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The Cub Scouts Aren’t Just for Boys as New Video Welcomes Girls to the Pack

Cub Scouts will welcome girls into their Packs for the first time.

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These Grocery Stores Come Out on Top in New Sustainable Seafood Ranking

Shop greener at the fish counter at these top grocery stores.

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Just Opened: Triple the Treats at Piencone

A new restaurant that serves pizza, ice cream and beer with a side of play in Eagle Rock.

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Have a Blast in the ‘Burbs: Fairfax County

If you find yourself within Fairfax, Virginia’s 406 square miles, check out some of these notable places.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: January 12, 2018

Kids say (and do) the darndest things and thanks to Twitter, we get to share our offspring’s musings quite easily.

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Dash Away! 6 Scenic Sleigh Rides to Jump Aboard Now

These six spectacular spots not only offer sleigh rides through snow-covered fields, but fun extras like hot chocolate, roaring bonfires and meals with your ride.

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The Boy Scouts Will Now Be Accepting Girls

This century old organization is about to make some major changes.

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10 Enchanting Facts About the Moon

Today is National Moon Day and we’ve rounded up some clever facts sure to amuse your favorite little lunatics.

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Monuments Go! New App Makes Exploring the National Mall a Game

Likened to Pokenom Go, this new app encourages kids to walk from monument to monument in search of a challenge.

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Wings Over Washington

Wings Over Washington: Seattle’s First (and Only) Flying Attraction

If you haven’t visited this latest waterfront attraction yet, we’ve got everything you need to know about the full-blown, Disney-style ride.

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Less Class Time and More Play Means Better Learning at This School

 

photo: Shared Schoolyard Project
At Eagle Mountain Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas the youngest students have become a little less squirmy and much more attentive thanks to an experiment in play. The kindergarteners and first graders spend time…

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Get Outta Town: Leaf Peeping in Galena

Hit the road and don’t stop ’til you reach Galena, a sweet spot bursting with big time small-town charm.

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Animals Take Center Stage in This Action-Packed Production

A clue sniffing wonder dog, a hilarious flock of trained chickens and an aardvark with an impossibly long tongue make this Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium show one to remember!

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