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The Best Places to See Fall Colors in PDX (& Nearby)

These are the perfect spots for fall holiday pics!

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24 Epic Gingerbread Houses You Have to See to Believe

We’ve gathered up a sweet collection that could put Martha to shame.

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Haunted Spots for Fun Family Scares

Underneath its rosy facade, Portland has its fair share of ghosts. Learn all about them and our unique history at these local haunts.

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The Best Places to See Fall’s Colors in Portland

Put on your warm sweater, pull on your boots and head out to explore the blaze of fall colors! These spots offer the best places to enjoy the fiery show while you let the kids run free.

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What to See and Do at the White House with Kids

You and your brood have driven past the White House a dozen times on your way to the Mall. Want to add The People’s House to your next trip downtown? Here’s how.

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JoJo Siwa’s Bedroom Is a Literal Candyland

The only thing sweeter than her colorful bows are the gumdrops on her walls.

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Let’s Gogh! Drop-In Art Classes for Creative Kids

Save some Monet with a cheap or free drop-in art class in Washington, DC. Let your little one paint, draw, glue and craft their way to a masterpiece.

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Things to Do When Grandparents Visit

Show the grandparents a Portlandy-good time at these cool spots!

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21 Haunted Houses & Tours That Won’t Scare the Kids (Too Much)

These spooky spots have all the creaking floors and scary stories you’ll need to inspire your own haunted Halloween happenings.

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Eerie Entry: How to Turn Your Door into a Monster

Monster Day, you say? You and your little monsters will love this easy tutorial that will have you living with a (friendly) monster at home in next-to-no time.

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The DMV’s Coolest Places to Throw a Baby Shower

From the grand (Nats stadium, anyone?) to an intimate restaurant room, you won’t want a shower at one of these local destinations to end.

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Real Life Homes of Your Favorite Childhood TV Shows

Did you know you can drive by the Brady home, the Hillbilly house and visit the Little House on the Prairie? Check out these local locations from your favorite childhood shows.

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eBay’s New Toytopia Can Help You Score Those Hard-to-Find Toys This Year

All the hottest toys this year—no bidding required.

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Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Gingerbread House Is Deliciously Creepy-Looking

You can’t miss the five-foot gingerbread spider during this Haunted Holiday tradition.

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Epic Days Ahead: 11 Amazing Things Every Local Kid Needs to See

Give your young DC-natives all the street cred they need by making sure these epic must-sees and are part of their district-kid experience.

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5 Portland Behind-the-Scenes Tours You Have to Try

Peek behind the curtain of mystery at the local behind-the-scenes tours.

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Home (Not So Far) Away from Home: 5 Cool Home Rentals for Your DMV Staycation

For a staycation to remember with all the comforts of home (but not in your actual home), check out these awesome rentals perfect for large groups.

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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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Go Retro at Georgetown’s Funky Trailer Park Mall

Eight charming trailers make up this treasure trove and it’s where you and the fam can sift through (and score!) an assortment of unique items that you won’t find anywhere else.

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25 Totally Free Things You MUST Try This Winter

Here are our favorite 25 things to do with kids when winter hits the Southland, and they won’t cost you a nickel!

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5 Fabulous Flight-Free Holiday Destinations (That Aren’t to Grandma’s House)

Check out our favorite holiday destinations that are just a sleigh ride away from Atlanta.

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Give Them a Horse (or 40) for Christmas: Cavalia’s Odysseo

Odysseo by Cavalia is in town until January 10, and this exquisite show will transport the whole family into a horse wonderland for the night.

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Brainy Activities That’ll Pump Them Up

Learning about science, nature and history can be super fun if you know where to go. Here are our picks for brainy outings with your kids.

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Hidden Parks & Gardens of the Peninsula

Do you feel like you’ve checked all of the Peninsula parks off your list? Time to seek out the area’s hidden gems—these (formerly) secret spots are worth exploring!

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Vive la France! A Kid’s Guide to Bastille Day

From garden parties and mime meetings to croissant-heavy brunches (yummm) and baroque music, show the petite one how to party like a true Parisienne.

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City Island: Escape the Big Apple Without Escaping the Big Apple

Yes, we all want to spend summer weekends with the family in the Hamptons, Cape Cod, or Martha’s Vineyard, but the hours spent in a car while kids’ tantrum and the endless kiddie gear spilling out of the trunk might…

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The 2 Best Parks You’ve Never Been To

Google “kid-friendly parks in Los Angeles.”  Go ahead, we’ll wait.  Or we’ll save you the trouble: you’ll find lots of the same old familiar parks where you’ve probably play-dated plenty.  What you won’t find is either of these two hidden…

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Field Trip: Explore Washington’s Capital City

Quick! Name our state’s capital city! Would it help if we told you that it’s also the name of a local beer? That’s right! Olympia! A straight shot south of Seattle on I-5, and less than two-hours away (more like…

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