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Oh My Gourd: The DMV’s Best Pumpkin Patches

Looking for a gourd time? Check out these pumpkin patches within an hour’s drive of DC!

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Find the Apple to Your Pie at These U-Pick Orchards

Deep thought of the day: Does fall actually happen if you don’t go out and pick your own apples? We think not.

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Bushels of Fun! 7 Orchards to Go Apple Picking in Julian

Find out how you can get an entire orchard all to yourselves AND book a hands-on peanut butter-making sesh once you’re there!

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Field Day! Local Corn Mazes to Get Lost In

You won’t believe the size of these mazes! Lace up those walking shoes and check out this year’s crop of labyrinths located a kernel’s throw from Chicago.

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Awesome Must-Experience Apple Picking Outings

U-pick apple orchards are just a stone’s throw away. Here are six great ones you have to visit.

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How ‘Bout These Apples? U-Pick Apple Orchards Worth the Trek

Wanna know where you can pick apples AND get lost in acres of glorious sunflowers? We know. . . and we’re sharing!

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Cross the Border to Wisconsin for Pumpkins, Mazes, Apples & More!

Apples, pumpkins and trains, oh my! Wisconsin is prepping for sweater-weather festivities . . . and you’re invited!

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Oh Pie! Where to Pick Your Own Cherries near NYC

The summer fruit season kicks off with this sweet treat. (For a limited time only!) Here’s where to get picking!

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The 10 Berry Best Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms Near DC

Pack up the kids and head to the countryside for a u-pick adventure. Here are the DMV strawberry farms well worth the trip.

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All the Best RV Parks for Families Near Boston

Ready to hit the road with your kid crew? We’ve got all the best RV parks nearby, all you need to do is book your next adventure!

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Hop To It! The 5 Best Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter bunny is coming to town! Grab a spot at one of these egg hunts before they sell out!

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Dylan’s Candy Bar Unveils Its Spooktacular Halloween Collection

Get in the Halloween spirit with these sweet treats!

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Airbnb and MINI USA

Escape on the Ultimate Fall Road Trip with Airbnb and MINI USA

For $1 per night (plus taxes and fees), guests can book a turn-key road trip on Airbnb.

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Two-Wheeled Adventure: Bike Trails for Kids Near Akron

There’s no better way to explore than on a bike!

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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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13 Surprising Ways to Repurpose Old Toys

Don’t toss out that rusty tricycle just yet—we’ve got great ideas on how to turn your old things into something awesome and new.

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We Picked the Best Fall Farms Around

Read on to discover five of our favorite fall u-pick farms.

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Hanukkah Events for the Whole Family

Here are great family events — from baking to concerts — that will get you psyched for the Festival of Light.

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Apple Pie Order: Where Kids Can Pick, Eat & Bake Apples in Julian

An apple a day? How about an apple-themed getaway to our favorite, local orchard town? It’s just what the doctor ordered.

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Your Insider’s Guide to the All New KidsQuest Children’s Museum

Can’t wait for the opening on January 31? Here’s a sneak peek at the new KidsQuest Children’s Museum which includes twice the space, new cutting edge galleries and multi-sensory exhibits and a new outdoor feature.

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Why skipping homework could be the key to successful students

Every parent of a school-age child has been there. It’s that moment when you say the words, “It’s homework time,” and receive the dreaded response, “Nooooo!” It’s tempting throw in the towel and not push it, considering the battle that’s…

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Peas in a Pod: Kid-Friendly Places to Pick-Your-Own Veggies

Grocery store produce played out? Head to one of D.C.’s nearby pick-your-own veggies farms where Junior can stock up on everything from broccoli to beets.

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Beyond the Hunt: Easter Fun for Everyone

A long time staple of the season, a good egg hunt is a lot of fun, especially for the little ones. But if you’re looking to mix it up this year, then we have some ideas for you.

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Fall Flings: The Coolest Local Hayrides

All aboard! Check out some of the best places to take the little ones for a something-different, totally-chill, hay-filled adventure.

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The New Shop for Cute, Comfy Kids’ Clothes

If you’re a fan of relaxed, quality cotton looks and like to dress your little one in them, too, then get ready to meet your newest shopping addiction: Splendid on Southport Avenue.

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8 San Diego Harvest Farms to Welcome Fall

We’ve scoured the area to come up with great day trips and afternoon play dates to get your kids totally psyched for the changing season. Between harvest festivals, Halloween events, and even a Camel ranch, your weekends will be jam-packed with tons of autumn activities, with or without the changing leaves.

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Get the Blues: Blueberry Picking at Butler’s Orchard

What to do first? Storm the castle, hop the train or batten the hatches? Oh wait, didn’t we come here to pick berries?! Your fam will almost forget about filling your buckets with berries when you see the array of…

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4 Cool Birthday Treats for A Hot City Summer

Think outside the cupcake box for your kid’s summer birthday party. From a charming organic ice cream cake to all-natural popsicles made with local summer fruit, we’ve found cool treats to hit every sweet tooth and to fit every budget.…

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A Bite of Fall: 3 Spots for U-Pick Apples

In sunny Southern California finding ways to celebrate the changing seasons can be tricky. With kids going back to school in triple digit weather and utter lack of changing foliage, we all have to work a little harder to manufacture…

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Fruits of Your Labor: Washington’s Tastiest U-Pick Stone Fruit

Moms know that if you can achieve several goals with one activity, it’s a good day. Stone fruits are coming into season and you can take your kids on a field trip to pick cherries, apricots and, a little later…

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Get Thrifty: A Shopping Spree Easy on the Wallet

Doesn’t the thought of nabbing designer kids wear from designers such as Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Crew Cuts, La Coste, Natarje and Bonpoint at a fraction of the cost send chills running down your spine? Indeed! Perhaps it’s the thrill of…

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Portland Family Activities: Metro U-Pick Berry Farms

While many of us enjoy the long drive to the country for an afternoon of berry picking (and tasting, of course), it can be easier to stay close to home for such adventures. Don’t forget to bring the kids and…

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