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Our Best Family Activities for Winter in Chicago

Resist the temptation to hunker down in your PJs and enjoy these fun things to do in Chicago this winter.

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NYC Holiday Hit List: Things to Do with Kids This Season

Not even 2020 can keep this city from celebrating safely. Here’s how!

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14 Places Seattle Kids Can Connect with Santa This Winter

From in-person pictures to virtual visits, these Santa meet and greets and totally 2020—memorable and different!

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Sleigh Christmas! Holiday Drive-Thru & Walk-Thru Events

Make your spirits bright at these very merry outdoor holiday events.

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Think Outside the Box: 11 Unique Experience Gifts for DC Kids

Sometimes the best presents don’t require wrapping. Read on for the experience gift ideas for kids in the DMV.

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Shopping Local: NYC’s Best Holiday Markets

Not only are some open, some are new! Head to these temporary emporiums for special gifts that are a cut above!

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Shop Local & Support Small Businesses with Our Holiday Gift Guide

Look no further than our fine city for the greatest gifts you can give your loved ones this holiday season.

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18 Must-See Holiday Attractions in Downtown Seattle

Whatever level of merriment you and your little elves are looking for this holiday season, you’ll find it (and more!) in the heart of the Emerald City.

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Things to Do with Kids on Christmas Day in New York City

This town never takes a day off! See where to have some serious fun on December 25 in The Big Apple!

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Stop & Shop: A 2019 Guide to Union Square and Columbus Circle Holiday Markets

Here’s what’s new at two of the biggest and best spots to get unique gifts for everyone on your list!

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Festive Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies That Shine

The city is aglow with merry tree lightings! Here’s your guide to the brightest events of the holiday season.

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Get Festive! 9 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets

Shop these markets brimming with awesomely unique gift ideas for even the pickiest Scrooge on your list.

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Visiting NYC’s Grand Central Terminal with Kids: Insider Tips & Best Things to Do

Don’t call it a station! Explore one of the city’s most famous landmarks right, with our handy guide!

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Quebec City, Canada: The Family Vacay Genius Hack You Need to Know About

Fun for kids. Great food. History and culture. (Not to mention gorgeous with a favorable exchange rate.) Plus: no passport required. Take off!

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It’s Flea Season! Can’t-Miss Markets in Chicago

Put on your bargain hunting hats, the flea market season is upon us! Read on for vintage and handmade shopping worth getting excited for.

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Flip the Switch: Seattle’s Top Tree Lightings & Hanukkah Events

From cozy neighborhood get-togethers to city-wide spectacles complete with fireworks, usher in the holiday season at these merry and bright celebrations.

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Stop & Shop: Holiday Markets the Entire Family Will Love

Need a break from the mall crowds? Get a breather (and some one-of-a-kind gifts) at one of these outdoor holiday markets.

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The Most Festive Holiday Gift Markets of the Season

From warm drinks to handcrafted goodies, these holiday markets are the most festive around Portland! Visit for special gifts, ice skating, fire pits, and traditional German gluhwein, as well as a great time for the family.

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Make and Take: Where to Craft Last Minute Gifts

The D.C. area is a hotbed for DIY holiday crafting opportunities, where you can entertain the kids and make a few memorable gifts for the special people on your list. Here are our faves.

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Downtown Seattle Is Your One-Stop Shop for Holiday Fun

Did you know that downtown Seattle is full of family-friendly holiday activities? Take a merry spin on the carousel in Westlake Park, shop the pop-up holiday market next door, then bring the kids down to Occidental Square to frolic in…

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7 Holiday Craft Shows for Great Local Gifts

Read on for our top picks of local fam-friendly fairs, where little ones can check everyone off their shopping list in one big swoop.

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German Holiday Market at Beaverton City Library

Check out the authentic Germany Holiday Market at Beaverton City Library on Fri., Dec. 2, 2016 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. You’ll find a charming, tented holiday market to shop for all the German classics like nutcrackers, advent calendars, Lebkuchen and…

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Turkey Time: 8 Ways to Keep Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

Keep your brood entertained with these fun activities that will kick start your holiday season.

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Just Opened: UrbanSpace Vanderbilt Food Hall in Midtown

Another tasty and affordable spot for gourmet eats where the whole family can nosh just opened right near Grand Central!

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Put a Frame On It: 6 Kid-Friendly Holiday Art Festivals & Bazaars

Reason 16,235 to love Portland? Art festivals and sales are as much a holiday tradition here as the outrageously lit up homes on Peacock Lane.

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6 Best Stalls at Union Square’s Holiday Market

We came, we saw and we conquered the holiday market at Union Square. Read on to find out what locally handmade finds we found for kids this year.

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A Playground for the Senses: Tryon Creek State Park

While we hold onto every last vestige of autumn sunshine and the fresh air options that coincide, it’s also groovy to check out places that are delightful come rain or come shine. Exhibit A: Tryon Creek State Park.

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Very Crafty: A Guide to Atlanta Gift Shows

The holidays—they are a comin’. Alarming as it may be, we’re only a few fallen leaves and a couple of school breaks away from the height of the holiday season. This year, avoid the masses at the malls and raid…

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