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8 Local Sculpture Gardens to Visit NOW

Reconnect with art at these sculpture gardens. The best part? Nothing is breakable at these outdoor exhibits!

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Visit Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum

Don’t miss out on Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum that is full of treasures the whole family is sure to enjoy.

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Once Upon a Playground: Local Parks Built for Imaginative Play

If you have a little one that is enchanted by all things winged and magical, head to one of these fairy-dotted forests for an afternoon of whimsy and wonder. 

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5 Local Fountains Worth Planning Your Day Around

Beautiful, legendary, and conveniently located near other fun points of family interest, you’ll want to make an excursion out of visiting these five fountains.

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The Very First Dr. Seuss Museum Has Arrived, and Here’s Why It Rocks

If you’ve got a crew of Cat in the Hat fans, you need to make plans to visit the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss—the first and only Seuss-inspired museum in the country.

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6 Night Owl Adventures That Are a Hoot

From ghost tours to ice skating to sunset parades, there’s plenty of ways to tucker out the kids and ensure a good night’s sleep.

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So Long, Study Hall: 6 Inspiring Places to Do Homework

Looking for a new place to study or do homework? Here are a few of our favorite places to hit the books.

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Interactive Public Art for the Whole Family

Prove to the kids once and for all that art can be fun (and free)!

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Hit the (Bunny) Slopes: Top Spots for Tots to Ski, Skate, and Sled

Just because the youngest ones in your brood aren’t quite ready for black diamonds and triple axles, doesn’t mean they have to miss out on all the winter fun!

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Soak it Up! 6 Portland Fountains for Hot Summer Days

Cool off with the wee ones in these fountains on hot summer days.

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Parks and Playgrounds that Rule in the Rain

For those dreary, drizzly winter days when you just need to get outside, here are some of our fave parks and playgrounds that rule in the rain.

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Combat the Winter Blues at the Portland Art Museum

There’s no better place to combat the winter blues than within the walls of the Portland Art Museum, a destination that’ll surely become your new favorite outing in 2014.

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A Sculpture Garden Fit for Pint-Sized Artists

The San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla will make you forget what you might assume about kids in art museums (knocked over art work, loud voices, and disruption). Shuttle on over to this hidden gem where you’ll…

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On the Trail of Van Gogh (and More) at the National Gallery of Art

Here’s how to turn your trip to the National Gallery of Art into a fun art treasure hunt. And while you’re hunting down those masterpieces, don’t miss these kid-friendly Gallery pit stops.

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Follow in the Footsteps of a Beloved Children’s Author

Your kids may not be old enough yet to appreciate the silly antics of Ramona or the crazy adventures of Ribsy, but it’s likely that these book characters hold a special place in your heart. It just so happens that …

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Great Parks for the Tots While the Big Kids Are Back in School

The big kids are gone! The big kids are gone! Yes, that day has arrived, when the big kids (maybe even yours!) have stepped away from the swings and slides and relinquished the rollerblade trails. That Magic School Bus has…

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Insider's Guide to the de Young with Kids

If you’re looking for an enjoyable outing for the whole family, look no further than San Francisco’s de Young museum in Golden Gate Park. From its intriguing architectural design to magnificent fine art exhibitions, there’s something to appeal to every…

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Stanford’s Kid-Friendly Cool Café

Food with a View…of Your Kids

With the weather warming at last, dining alfresco is more and more appealing.  Still, even restaurants with outdoor seating can be challenging with children.  It can seem unfair to make children sit still outdoors…

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