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Dream Lakes & Swimming Holes to Dive Into

We’ve even got a few hidden spots you’ll want to hit.

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Cool Off at These Sandy River Beach Spots

Pack the sunscreen and get on the swimsuits!

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The Best Gear for a Day at the Beach with Babies & Toddlers

It’s beach time! Follow this packing list of must-have essentials for safe beach outings with babies and toddlers.

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Top Beaches for Kids in LA (Without the Crowds)

From Malibu to Long Beach, here’s where to head with your family for the best kid-friendly beaches in LA.

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9 Easy Beach Excursions for Boston Families

Whether you want to dig for clams, explore sand dunes or find a secret beach, we’ve got just the spot.

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Summertime Essentials: Top 10 Outdoor Baby Toys

What will be your baby’s favorite? Water table or bubble machine?

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Cue the Confetti: New L.O.L. Surprise! Present Surprise Just Popped!

We love surprises—why reserve them just for holidays and birthdays? L.O.L. Surprise! toys are a trend that’s here to stay, and we couldn’t be happier: They are cute (but fierce!), diverse, inclusive and so fun to unbox—there’s just nothing like…

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11 Creative Sensory Boxes You Don’t Have to Make Yourself

Go on a dinosaur dig, plant the garden for your bees and explore space with these fun kits for kids!

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A Shore Thing: 6 Beaches within 6 Hours of DC

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or even a history lesson, these beaches fit the bill (and they are all within a few hours of downtown DC)!

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10 Amazing Beach Campsites on the Oregon Coast

Find the best coastal campground for a weekend getaway from Portland this summer! We’ve rounded up 9 of the best family-friendly campsites on the coast, so grab your tent, bucket, and swimsuit and get out there!

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19 Genius Hacks That’ll Save Your Next Beach Trip

We’ve gathered up a bunch of game-changing tricks that will turn your next seaside trip into a walk in the park (or, well, on the beach).

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Pool & Beach Must-Haves: Our DC Editor’s Picks

Get waterside style with products from these (mostly) DC companies!

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Bring the Beach to Your Backyard with This Mom’s Simple Hack

This mom created an easy at-home sensory activity.

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Find Fun & Adventure at San Diego’s Top Beaches for Families

Whether you want to catch a wave, search for seashells or frolic with Fido and the kids, these area beaches have got it all for families.

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32 Things You Can Do at the Beach (That’s Not Making a Sandcastle)

When they’re done with making sand sculptures, pull out this awesome list of activities for your little beach bums.

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Baby Beach Hacks! 25 Mom-Approved Tips to Make It Manageable

It’s beach season, and these tips will maximize your fun in the sun.

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Rain or Shine: Panama City Beach Is a Good Time

Rain or shine, Panama City Beach is a great time for families.

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This Destination Is the Secret to Making a Big Day Even More Special

You don’t need an excuse to want to experience 27 miles of brilliant white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. But if you do happen to have a special occasion on the horizon, Panama City beach is a top spot to…

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Your Guide to Florida’s Family-Friendly Beaches

Florida is bathed daily with the perfect soundtrack: the roll and fall of surf, from the Gulf to the Atlantic, on sand as white as snow and as warm as cinnamon. There’s a reason commenters on Trip Advisor regularly rank…

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Beach Must Haves for Babies and Toddlers

I am trying to think positive thoughts and send out happy summer vibes that include packed beaches, dips in the ocean and ice cream before dinner. I hope I don’t look back at this post and roll my eyes because…

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Hits the Slopes, LA-Style: Where to Go Sand Sledding with Kids

Who needs snowy mountains when you have these sandy dunes right nearby?

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Road Trip to California’s Central Coast

It’s always the perfect time for a Central Coast road trip!

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10 Best Educational Gifts for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Educational toys and books for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Amazon Releases 2020 “Toys We Love” List for Easy Holiday Shopping

Amazon tracked the latest products and trends to bring this top notch list of 100 toys and games.

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Remote Learning Help for Children with Special Needs

Special education expert Kimberly Chapman offers advice and tips for helping children with special needs to adjust to remote learning.

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17 Hilarious Jokes About Portland

Make your kids smile with these jokes about our beautiful Puddle Town.

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A Shore Thing: 7 Uncrowded Beaches Off-the-Beaten-Path

We sussed out the best low-key beaches that boast big coastal charm so you don’t have to socially distance your family from the sea and sand this summer.

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LOL! 20 Jokes for San Diego Kids

Where do waffles go on vacation? Find out by reading this hilarious list of laugh-out-loud funny jokes that San Diego kids will love.

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Up, Up & Away! 15 Fabulous Spots to Fly a Kite

Head outside to enjoy one of life’s simple pleasures with the kids!

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2020’s Best Beach Towns to Live in According to WalletHub

WalletHub determined the most livable beach side communities.

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Westmoreland State Park: Where Shark Teeth are the Main Attraction

Do you have a shark-obsessed toddler? Then point your compass south to Westmorland State Park in Colonial Beach, VA., where hiking, boating, and shark teeth abound.

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Stay Seaside: Plan the Perfect Family Getaway at Seabrook

Whether you missed out on your spring break trip or are feeling the pull of summer, now is the time to book your family vacay at Seabrook.

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Outdoor Activities for Babies & Toddlers You Can Do Right Outside Your Home

Enjoy the fresh air with these baby-friendly activities you can do right outside your home.

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