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The Best Kid-Friendly Things to See & Do in National Harbor

Rent a hydrobike on the Potomac or belt out tunes at a dueling piano restaurant; it’s time to rediscover National Harbor!

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Disney World Has a New “Beauty and the Beast” Bar & It’s Enchanting

You’ll be looking for Belle and her Beast from the moment you walk into this inspiring new lounge.

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Was There a Baby Boom After Hurricane Harvey?

It seems the tragedy might have a silver lining.

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Disney Parks Posts First Footage of New Star Wars Land & It’s Out of This World

Disney Parks just this video of its new Star Wars land and it definitely doesn’t disappoint.

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10 Award-Winning Books with Strong African-American Protagonists

By Common Sense Media
All the excellent, award-winning books on this list celebrate African-American people and culture — and all are great picks for your kids.

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Last Stop on Market Street  By Matt de la…

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This Mini Forklift Is Possibly the Most Awesome Toy Ever

Your construction-loving tot can now drive his or her own mini forklift.

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Whee! 7 Playgrounds with Zip Lines

Don’t worry, we’re not suggesting you strap them in and send them soaring with their feet skimming the treetops — these kid-approved zips will keep them mere feet from the ground.

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Just Opened: Sender City Is a Little Monkey’s Dream Come True

The sky’s the limit at the coolest new kids climbing place in town!

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10 Amazing Boat Rides for Your Little Seafarers

We found 10 nautical adventures that will totally float your boat.

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Just Opened: Indoor Skydiving That’s High Flying Fun

iFly, an indoor skydiving facility, recently opened in Loudon County and it’s perfect fun for your biggest thrill seeker–young and old.

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Star Light, Star Bright! How to Craft Your Very Own Shooting Star

You encourage your kids to always shoot for the stars. Keep them aiming high with a project that’ll send their imaginations and creativity soaring. With just a handful of supplies we bet you already have at home and five simple…

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Today Is National Bald #Eagle Day

 

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Today Is National Bald #Eagle Day

A day that stacks up.

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Transform your child into the king of the skies with this easy guide.
We promise, no broken wings.

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Get crafty and help your little fledglings…

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Take Flight: How to Soar Like an Eagle

Get ready to spread your wings for National Eagle Day!

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Hands On! Exploring Cool Critters at Living Coast Discovery Center

From rescued eagles to creatures of the sea, this South Bay nature center has everything your little naturalist will love!

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Just Opened: Grand Park Playground

Our fave downtown park just got Seussified with a whimsical new playground that would make Horton, the Lorax and even the Cat in the Hat feel at home.

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One Cool Thing: The Capital Wheel

A spin on the National Harbor’s new Capital Wheel should be a must on your family bucket list. Here’s why.

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Cool Project Kits From a Handy HGTV Host

Tired of the typical craft projects? “Room Crashers” host Todd Davis will help you think outside of the popsicle-stick house.

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Water, Stone & Greenspiration: Inside The Portland Japanese Garden

With the acclaim of being the most authentic of its kind outside of Japan plus five holiday ceremonies a year for the kidlets, this is the time to get to know our Japanese Garden.

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Win a Family Pack of 4 Tickets for Treetop Quest

Take a break from the same old playspace or park that your family always frequents. Don’t you think your active kiddo would get a kick out of climbing, jumping, zipping, and swinging from tree to tree at a totally awesome…

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Jump Sky High For Special Olympics

It doesn’t take much to get our kids wound up. With all that extra energy, all it takes is a little bit of excitement and they’re bouncing off the walls like Tigger from Winnie the Pooh. Now there’s a great…

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Top of the World, Ma: Santa Monica’s Pacific Wheel

“I’m flying, like Peter Pan and Tinkerbell,” giggles the 5 year old next to you. That pinch of pixie dust sure worked, because suddenly you also feel like like you’ll never grow up.  And even prettier than the sites of…

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Where to Spot Your First Bald Eagle

It’s that time of the year again when parents all over the Puget Sound area are wishing they could make like a black bear and hibernate through the cold, dreary winter months. Or at least that their cubs would. But…

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Best Northwest Hikes and Walks

A sweeping glacial vista on a bluebird afternoon…an ancient rain forest, trees dripping with moss…the fecund scent of a deep mountain meadow…come July, our hearts yearn for the sweet sylvan dream that is Northwest hiking. Like nowhere else in the…

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Date Night: The Water Guide to the Lakes

Show your love and appreciation for the liquid beauty of your natural surroundings — take a swim, cruise, paddle, hike for Date Night! Seattle Magazine, our delightful Northwestern publication partner, has composed an ode to the various Seattle water ways…

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Date Night: Ziplining Adventures

Finally! A grown-up adventure that’ll really get your adrenaline pumping! Drop the kids off with Grandma for the day, or consider over-time for the babysitter because it’s Date Night in the daylight! The heart-palpitating activity of soaring over tree tops…

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Date Night: Black Bottle Postern

Stock up on the mac and cheese, text the babysitter, and stream a couple of Pixar flicks because it’s another edition of Seattle Date Night. This week’s Date Night features content from Seattle Magazine as they take us on a…

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Explore: Glen Park, Woodsy Haven in The City

There’s a Bay Area neighborhood—in San Francisco of all places—where you can escape to the woods, and the houses and storefronts virtually disappear. Here, you and the kids will forget you are in the middle of a busy city as…

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Explore: Lincoln Park

Chances are, you’ve made more than a few summer voyages to Alki Beach in West Seattle for some fun in the sun with the family. But we have an equally attractive West Seattle beach destination for you, and despite entreaties…

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Peter Pan Soars into San Francisco

Spectacular London Production is on its Way

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Peter Pan Soars into San Francisco
Some classics are unforgettable, and Peter Pan is one of them. It’s a story every generation can enjoy: it satisfies our lust…

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