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Your Guide to the Greatest Pumpkin Patches in San Diego

Corn mazes, petting zoos, and wagon rides––these pumpkin patches have much more than just the greatest gourd!

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Where to Go Apple Picking Near Los Angeles

Head to Oak Glen the apple picking but stay for the hand-pressed cider, apple tarts, bonfires, hayrides and more!

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Get Your Licks In: NYC’s Best Ice Cream Shops for Kids

Make it a double at these hot spots for cool treats this summer!

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The Best Ice Cream Shops in San Diego

It’s National Ice Cream Month! Treat yourself to a scoop (or two!) at one of the best creameries in town.

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The Best Water Parks to Visit This Summer

From sky-high slides to lazy rivers galore, these summer hot spots are perfect for a day with your crew.

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Amazing Asian American-Owned Businesses in San Diego

From delicious Thai food and delectable ice cream and donuts to stylish clothing and adorable room decor, here’s where to support Asian American owned businesses in San Diego.

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Hole in One! The Best Donuts in San Diego

Here’s where to sink your teeth into the yummiest comfort food.

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Chill Out: Seattle’s Coolest Spots for Shave Ice Treats

Pop into one of these shave ice shops for a refreshing treat on a hot summer day.

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5 Perfect Days in Panama City with Kids

Recently named one of the best international destinations for families, we had a chance to explore the city (and country) to bring you a perfect itinerary that’ll keep you and your crew happy and engaged.

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Wish Granted! Awesome Birthday Party Delivery Services

Hosting a party at your house doesn’t have to be a ton of work. From video game trucks to snake delivery services, these businesses bring the birthday party to you.

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Awesome Staycations & Short Getaways to Book Now

Why go far this summer when you can have an awesome vacation, without an airplane ride.

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The District’s Newest Food Halls for Picky Eaters

The best thing about bringing kids to a food hall? So many options! The second best thing? Nobody will complain if they make a little noise or need to run around the room a bit.

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An All-Inclusive Luxury Resort That Gets Families (Yes, You Read That Right)

An all-inclusive luxury resort focuses their attention on families and we couldn’t be happier.

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Just Opened: Indoor Playground Fairytale Island

Swing, slide, jump, climb and much more at the city’s newest playspace!

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Ready to Roll! 6 Food Trucks That Cater Kids Birthday Parties

These crowd-pleasing meals on wheels roll right up to your fiesta to start the feeding frenzy.

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Exploring Chinatown’s New Foodie Mecca: China Live

Tucked away among the bustling markets and dim sum restaurants in San Francisco’s Chinatown is China Live, the newest culinary destination in the city.

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Celebrate Siblings Day With Awesome Activities Everyone Loves

They’ll bury their differences and play like the best of friends at these spots with a little something for every age.

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New Da Kikokiko Intros Poke to the Kiddo-Kiddos

Da poke crazy hits Playa with the keiki friendliest raw fish bowls in town.

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Just Opened: Powder Shaved Snow

It’s not ice cream, it’s not shaved ice…it’s shaved snow! After one bite, you will know you’ve never tried anything like it before.

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Eat Here Now: Hula Dog in Santa Clara

Hula Dog has made a jump to the mainland. A favorite of anyone who has visited Hawaii, these unique hot dogs will have you dancing the hula and coming back for more.

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The Parent’s Guide to Visiting the New ‘Icebergs’ Exhibit

It may be insanely hot, but you and the kids can pretend it’s the dead of winter at the National Building Museum’s ICEBERGS exhibit.

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Insider’s Guide to the Washington County Fair

Craving cotton candy and carnival rides? We tell you why this county fair should be on your must-do list this summer.

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Belmont Park: Your Guide to a Classic Beachside Attraction

Thinking of heading to Belmont Park? Here’s everything you need to know about this hot spot.

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From Icebergs to Foam Blocks: The National Building Museum with Kids

Photo: Shannon Brescher Shea
When my husband and I house-sat for a rather eccentric couple several years ago, we routinely got newsletters for the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. “Who would go to the National Building Museum?” I’d say. “That sounds…

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LA’s Tastiest Kid-Pleasing Museum Eats

It’s happened to us all: you didn’t feel like packing a lunch, figuring you’d grab a snack at the museum cafe. Turns out, that might not be an option when kids are along. Here’s where to eat when you visit some of the best kid museums in town!

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Off the Grid’s Sunday Presidio Picnic is Back!

Off the Grid’s popular Sunday afternoon Presidio Picnic kicks off again this Sunday, April 3, and families around the Bay are sure to flock here for sun, fun, food and more.

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9 Great Reasons to Visit Manassas

Manassas may not be on the top of your list of local cities to visit with kiddos. Here are nine reasons why it should be!

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The Ice Cream Parlor You May Have Missed (Because it’s On a Bus!)

For an icy treat experience the whole family will love, head to Snocream Shavery, an inconspicuous food bus located in an Annandale, Virginia

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Game On! Awesome Arcades in San Diego

Get out the quarters (or nickels), and let the games begin at these awesome San Diego arcades.

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Seaside Adventures in Manzanita, Oregon

Manzanita is the perfect daytime road trip getaway with enough sand, surf and yummy food to refresh your whole family.

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S’More Fun! The Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanical Garden

Chocolate lovers rejoice! We’ve got your guide to family fun at the San Diego Botanical Gardens Chocolate Festival.

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Renton Rocks: 12 Reasons to Visit the Home of the Hawks

The Seattle Seahawks train here, Boeing builds planes here, and you can eat as many Swedish meatballs as you like! But there’s so much more to this city by the lake. Read on for a list of Renton’s best kept secrets.

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Go Explore! A Museum You’ll Want to Visit (or Revisit) This Winter

With a newly renovated (and just opened!) water exhibit and winter-themed workshops and special events, the Imagine Children’s Museum is the perfect winter destination for curious kiddos.

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Buses, Trucks and Trains That Bring the Party to You

The DMV is full of parties-on-wheels that bring the festivities to you, and cart it all away when it’s over. Here are some of our favorites.

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Cheers! 6 Kid-Friendly Happy Hours

Happy hour spots offer specials, kids’ menus and play spaces that are too sweet for parents to pass up.

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Keep it Cool in the Valley: Super Frozen Treats in the 818

If you live in the land of heat waves and record breaking temps (aka the SFV), you are surely in need of frequent chilly treats. These are so good, they might make visitors move to the 818.

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