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The 8 Best Destination Playgrounds in Portland

Bust out of the doldrums and explore a new Portland park with your kids.

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Go Off the Beaten Path: LA’s Best Undiscovered Hikes for Kids

Staying six feet apart is about to get a whole lot easier.

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Fuel Up for 11 Easy Day Trips to Take on a Long Weekend

A fun-sized vacation where you can sleep in your own bed is just what your Labor Day weekend needs!

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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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13 Terrific Places to Explore with Visiting Grandparents

Make the grandparent visit extra-special with one of these crowd-pleasing adventures that work for every age.

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Join the Club! 8 Family Memberships Worth the Payout

There are plenty of free things to do in DC, but sometimes an activity is worth the splurge. Score a discount with one of these memberships and enjoy your favorite places on repeat.

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Cool Off at These Bay Area Splash Pads

Want to get wet? Splash pads are the place to be when the heat is on!

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LA’s Best Parks & Playgrounds for Kids Birthday Parties

From the coolest climbing structures to views of the Pacific Ocean, here are the best playgrounds to bust out some cupcakes.

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LA’s Best Playgrounds in Every Neighborhood

Our growing list of favorite playgrounds from the Pacific Ocean to the San Fernando Valley.

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The Best Museums for Kids in Los Angeles

Your kids won’t believe how much fun they’ll have at these museums.

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Surf’s Up: NYC’s Best Free Beaches

You don’t have to go far to enjoy sand and surf in NYC!

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Nature’s Calling: 7 Incredible Hikes to Take in the City

Whether you’re downtown or uptown, coastal or inland, you don’t have to drive far to find a good hiking spot.

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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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LA Hotel Resort Pools with Family Day Passes

From beachside hotspots to the Hollywood hills, these hotels will let you swim in their pools—no overnight stay required.

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Beach Babes: The Best Swimming Beaches for Kids

We’ve rounded up the best lakes, lagoons and swimming holes rimmed with sandy beaches and tranquil waters, perfect for little swimmers.

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26 Amazing Kid-Friendly Bicycle Trails & Bike Parks

There’s nothing that beats the freedom of hitting the bike trail and setting out on an afternoon adventure!

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Under the Sea: Family Fun at the National Aquarium

With over 750 species of underwater critters, puffin feedings, a 4D Immersion Theater, and more, the aquarium has something for everyone.

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Discover 9 Secret Garden Walks in San Diego for Magical Outings

Invite your favorite flower- and plant-loving friend, mom or grandma to escape with you into these secret gardens for Mother’s Day or any day!

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Take a Hike! 21 Easy Trails for Kids in San Diego

Get outdoors and soak up some vitamin D with the kids on one of these gorgeous hiking trails!

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The Spin: 9 Kid-Friendly Bike Trails In & Around Atlanta

For a wheely good time, check out Atlanta’s best family bike paths.

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Fun with Fido: 12 Airbnbs Where Dogs (& Kids) Are Always Welcome

Pack up the kids, the dog treats and the sunscreen—these dog-friendly rentals in the most dog-friendly of cities are the perfect options for your next family vacation!

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15 Waterfall Hikes to Explore Before Summer

Head outside where the water is flowing, the newts are out and the air is fresh as can be!

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12+ Ways to Celebrate San Diego Museum Month

Here’s how to have priceless adventures with your kids throughout February and beyond.

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Super Slopes! Where to Go Sledding in Chicago & Beyond

Dust off the sleds and cold-weather gear for a bit of downhill fun in the snow!

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Ice Ice Baby! 10 Places to Go Ice Skating This Season

From seasonal outdoor rinks to year-round indoor facilities, we’ve rounded up 10 superb spots where you and your pint-sized skaters can practice your triple toe loops.

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See Anemones! 8 Best Tide Pools in San Diego

Spy all the glorious creatures our coast reveals at these hidden gems at low or minus tide.

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7 Local Parks with Activities You’ve Yet to Discover

Volcano hiking, a butterfly labyrinth, giant musical instruments to play and more await you at these local park gems.

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From Board to Virtual: Where Seattle Families Go to Game

If games time is what your family is after, we’ve got hot spots to break out board games, drop quarters on retro arcade games and be transported into virtual realities around Seattle.

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Exercise for Kids! 7 Outdoor PE Activities in San Diego

Are you the new PE teacher this school year? Here’s where your kids can step away from the screen and into the great outdoors for some fresh air and exercise.

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The Best Duck Ponds Near Los Angeles

Your flock will quack up when you take them to visit the coolest duck ponds in the city.

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No Place Like Home! Birthday Party Entertainers That Come to You

Even if your party plans look different this year, we’ve updated our list of birthday entertainers to include no-contact set ups, Zoom editions and more!

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The Best Spots to Watch March Madness

Before filling out your bracket, read our picks for the best family-friendly spots to catch March Madness.

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Hop to the Bunny Museum

Have you ever seen 30,000 bunnies in one place? Here’s where you can, at one of the most unique little private museums that’s perfect for Easter exploration.

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Parenthood Straight Up: The Best Kid-Friendly Bars

‘Tis the season for a festive beverage! Head to one of these family-friendly watering holes and grab a pint with your half-pint in tow.

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