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One Fish, Two Fish: 11 Places to Catch This Year’s Salmon Run

When it comes to seeing the salmon run, these spots are really jumpin’!

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9 Indoor Water Parks for Family Fun Near DC

You don’t need to book plane tickets to get the beachy feels. Get summertime vibes year round at these indoor water parks in and around the DC area.

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Make a Splash! The Best Swim Schools in DC

It’s never too early to learn life-saving water skills.

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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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25 Last-Minute Outdoor Summer Adventures

Don’t forget to knock number 19 off your to-do list before the temperature drops!

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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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20 Classic Pool Games That Don’t Need Props

Make a splash during your next swimming pool session.

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Take a Dip! Our Favorite Watering Holes Near Chicago

Splash! Get an update on our favorite swimming holes to wet your fins, from the manmade to the naturally notable.

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Live Out Your Fairytale Dreams in These 12 Castles You Can Rent

Find secret rooms behind bookcases, bedrooms with stained glass windows, armor, swords and turrets to explore.

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In the Swim of Things: Atlanta’s Best Community Pools

Zero-entry, Olympic-sized, splash fountains and more—Atlanta community pools are big fun.

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14 of the Best Swimsuits for Moms (Ever)

No pulling at the seams or fidgeting with straps with these swimsuit picks that are adored by moms everywhere.

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The Best Swimsuits for Kids (Because Summer’s Here!)

Here are our editor’s picks for best swimsuits for kids.

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LisBon Acres &: Tentrr: Your Next Glamping Getaway

Enjoy a dream family glamping experience at LisBon Acres’ Farm Tetrr site.

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Dive In: The Best Lessons for Beginning Swimmers

Dive into our list to discover the best spots to get your tot learning to swim like a shark.

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Our Favorite Community Pools to Dive into Now

Beat the heat with these community pools where you can really make a splash.

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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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Dive In: NYC’s Free Outdoor Pools Are Open!

Get the suits ready because these cool spots open this Saturday! (Yes, including that one from In the Heights.)

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The 6 Best Lakes Near Washington, DC

Need some sweet heat relief? Jump into one of these refreshing lakes for some freshwater fun!

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5 Reasons to Plan a Family Trip to Smugglers’ Notch

Need the perfect place to recharge, relax and reconnect with your family? Head to Smugglers’ Notch, a charming resort nestled in the gorgeous Green Mountains of Vermont. Located under an hour away from Burlington, it’s a true escape for families…

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On Your Marks! 9 Kids Races to Sign Up for This Summer

From fun runs and kids dashes, to a full marathon, these races will help your little athlete start summer off on the right foot.

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10 Fin-tastic Lessons to Get Kids Swimming

Grab your swim goggles! It’s time for your little fishies to kick it out and have fun too while learning swim basics.

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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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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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Keeping Your Family Safer Near Water This Summer

May is National Water Safety Month, and it’s an important reminder to ensure your children know how to stay safe both in and around the water!

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The Essential Thing Kids Should Bring to Summer Camp

“After 22 years of running a summer camp, this is the one big thing I recommend no child sends off without.”

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A Wisconsin Zoo Just Welcomed These Otter-ly Adorable Triplets

Three baby river otters recently made their grand debut.

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8 Waterfalls Worth the Roadtrip

We’re gushing over these hikes with waterfalls. All 8 are an easy drive from DC!

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The Very Best Swimsuits for Kids on Amazon

There can never be too many suits for kids in the house, so we found 11 affordable options.

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When Your Teen Is Drowning in Their Mental Health Problems

“They need heroes in mental health. They need to hear if you fought with depression every day or anxiety kept you from functioning some weeks. They need to know that there are mental health heroes all around them.”

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Hop To It! The 5 Best Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter bunny is coming to town! Grab a spot at one of these egg hunts before they sell out!

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Indoor Spots in Chicago to Get Kids Exercising

Spring is so so close! But until we see the big thaw, check out these indoor opportunities to get kids out of their chairs and breaking a sweat.

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