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Chicago Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

This is a weekend full of all sorts of fun! Come along, let us lead the way!

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Fall Bucket List! 36 Autumn Activities for Families

Apple orchards, haunted aquariums, festive events, and the best donuts and hot cocoa … we’ve got all the details that’ll make you fall for autumn.

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Calling All Train Lovers! 28 Bay Area Train Adventures to Check Out Now

It’s all about trains at these museums, rides and miniature railway experiences!

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Walk This Way! Colorful Spots for Fall Family Strolls

Fall is knocking at your door and it’s leaving gorgeous colors at your feet. Find the best places to nature walk right into leafy paradises in the city and ‘burbs.

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Must-Have Memberships to Fit Every Chicago Family’s Interests

Chicago’s museums and playspaces have really stepped up for us by providing virtual content for our remote learners. . . so let’s do them a solid and support them right back this Christmas.

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Max Out the Fun Outdoors This Labor Day Weekend

Capture fun in the sun this Labor Day weekend with thrilling water slides, hiking fit for tots, adventure parks that’ll bring humongous smiles and more!

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Re-Discover Oceanside: Your Ultimate Guide for Where to Eat, Shop, Stay & Play

A thriving art scene, chocolate factory-themed escape rooms, and roof-top pools kids will love; head north to Oceanside for a fun-filled adventure.

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Make This Summer Epic! 30 Things to Do with Kids in San Diego

From berry picking to camping adventures, here’s how to have the most epic summer ever.

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A Stunning New Exhibit & Other Fab Reasons to Visit The Morton Arboretum

Looking for nap time-inducing activities? You’ll find those elusive zzz’s after a day well spent at The Morton Arboretum.

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All Aboard! 28 Incredible Train Car Vacation Rentals

You don’t have to ride the rails to enjoy a train experience. These cabooses make for the perfect family vacation option this summer!

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Micro-cation in Mendocino (& the Railbikes Experience All Will Love)

You’ll want to plan your next Mendocino visit and add beach horseback rides, railbikes and Glass Beach to your “must do” list!

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We Can’t Wait for These 12 Boston Holiday Events

Polar Express rides, tree lightings, ZooLights and reindeer—the season of cheer is here!

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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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Brain Break Field Trips to Take with Your Remote Learner

Take a break from remote learning to explore, connect with nature, stretch your legs and eat—we’re here to throw out ideas on where to start.

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Our Favorite Exhibits & Activities Happening Now (or Coming Soon)!

Temporary exhibits that pop up in Chicago make for great boredom busters, so we’re sharing just a few of our favorite experiences running now or coming soon!

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Gym & Juice (and More) Your Way to a Healthy 2020

From fresh juice bars to active birthday party ideas, we’re helping you keep your family healthy in 2020.

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Underrated (& Affordable) Cities Families Should Visit in 2020

While other more popular cities might first come to mind, these secret travel destinations are top notch and have as much (or more!) to offer families than their well-known counterparts.

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Put the Grand into Grandparents Day!

National Grandparents Day is around the corner — September 8 to be exact — and we’re sharing ways to show big love!

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Hit the Road: 12 Super-Close Labor Day Getaways

Looking for a Labor Day backup plan? Get out of town. Here are some last minute, off-the-beaten path options that are just a quick day trip away.

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Just Get-Me-to-the-Weekend Countdown: Weekday Fun!

Make sure the weekdays are big on smiles with these Monday to Friday summer break to-dos. Keep summering, Chicago!

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Top Things to Do in Chicago on Memorial Day Weekend

You get a bonus day to remember those who served in the military—and also have fun with the fam. Plan ahead with our list of gotta-do’s.

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Just Re-Opened: The Randall Museum

The day is finally here! The Randall Museum has re-opened its doors with even more hands-on art and science for everyone—free of charge!

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The Most Epic Ways to Keep Busy on President’s Day

Grab your mini patriots and make the most of your extra day of freedom from the school day in the Land of Lincoln.

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Drum Roll Please . . For February’s Top 10 To-Dos

See ya and wouldn’t wanna be ya, January! Let’s make February one for the family fun history books!

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Get-Me-to-the-Weekend Countdown: Weekday Winter Fun!

Don’t just live for the weekend . . . make every day great with these activities that’ll keep you from sliding into a weekday slump.

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Hey, Chicago, We’re Walking on (Borrowed) Sunshine!

Lucky us . . . it seems the sun has forgotten to migrate south after we bid farewell to summer. Squeeze every drop of sunshine with these outdoor adventures before it’s too late!

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Take Note: The Don’t-Miss Events of October

A circus, a zoo — we have all the ingredients for a wildly fun October. Read on and get out there!

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10 Adventure-Fueled Pit Stops for Transportation-Crazed Kids

Kids love all things that GO and we’ve found 10 off the beaten path places where they can experience planes, trains, cars, trucks and ships. Let’s get this show on the road…

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Don’t Miss a Single Opportunity for Summer Playdates

Cling on to summer break as long as you can! Grab your favorite friends and laze the days away at these prime spots for low-key meet-ups.

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Impress Your Guests with Our Out-of-Towner To-Dos

Got visitors? We have all sorts of ideas on how to keep them busy and begging to come back for more!

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Push It! 8 Museums Made for Strollers

Whether you’re pushing a single stroller or a double wide, these museums offer wide hallways, spacious elevators and accessible doors.

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All Aboard! Perfect Pit Stops for Your Train Obsessed Kid

If your tot is in a tizzy about the coolness of trains, you’re probably wondering where in the DMV you can stimulate the obsession. Read on, Conductor Mommy/Daddy.

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10 Things You HAVE To Do in December

Check out our Editor’s picks for wintry family fun in the Windy City this December.

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Track Stars! 4 Train Shows That Dazzle

A holiday season without model train shows is like the North Pole without elves. Don’t let this jolly time of year pass you by without seeing one!

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Gettin’ Chuggy With It at The Great Oregon Steam Up

What is bright green and yellow and not (necessarily) a Duck fan? John Deere tractors! And with a new Deere museum ready to show off, there’s no better place to make tracks with your littles than at The Great Oregon…

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Day Trip to Tacoma’s Museum District

With three museums all within walking distance, The Tacoma museum district is a fun family day trip from Seattle. The Museum of Glass, The Tacoma Art Museum, and the Washington State History Museum are all within one block of each…

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