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It’s a Shore Thing: Seattle’s Best Tide Pool Beaches

Grab your bucket and water shoes, it’s time to play detective, ocean-style!

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Meet Your New LA Editor, Andie Huber

Meet your new LA editor, Andie Huber!

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See the Sea Life at These Nearby Tide Pools

Tide pools give us a glimpse into the underwater world. Get ready to explore!

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19 Must-Do Family Activities for Your Winter Bucket List

We’ve got plenty of ways to keep your kiddos entertained this winter!

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18 Things to Do This Winter in the Bay Area

Make it a winter to remember with this epic list of must-do activities!

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Merry Things to Do with Your Family on Christmas Day

Here’s where to have a holly, jolly Christmas!

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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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Where to Find the Best Tide Pools Near Los Angeles

Kids will love finding starfish, sea anemones, urchins and more.

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Meet Kate Loweth, Red Tricycle’s Bay Area Editor

Ever wonder who brings you the best of the best Bay Area activities? Meet the wonder woman behind it all.

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Explore & Stay: The Olympic Coastline & Kalaloch Lodge

There’s a seaside adventure and peaceful family getaway waiting for your crew on the Washington coast. Read on to find out more.

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The Butterflies Have Arrived! See Thousands of Monarchs in Pacific Grove

Did you know there is a place just a day trip away where hundreds of butterflies congregate during the chilly winter months?

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8 LA Ways To Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks

While the official birthday of the National Park Service is in August, we thought Earth Day was a wonderful time to get out and explore our local parks and mountains. Here are the best-est LA-est ways to enjoy the NPS with kids.

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Sightseeing Ahead! Top Places to Take Visiting Relatives in San Diego

Got visitors coming to town? Show them a great time with this ultimate guide to showing off San Diego!

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Whale Watching and Tidepooling for Land-lovers

Ready for a whale of a good time? Winter is the perfect time to whale watch and explore sea creatures from the comfort of land.

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Explore 7 Marine Gardens on the Oregon Coast

Kids can explore sea creatures up close with protected intertidal ecosystems, known as marine gardens, dotting the Oregon coastline.

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Dad Maps – One Cool Dad Inspires Us

There are so many things to do here that many tend to fall off the map – but not this unique map that illustrates one family’s favorite (and sometimes secret) LA.

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Cabrillo National Monument: A Coastal Adventure with Tide Pools, Hiking & Views

Gorgeous coastline? Check. Cool tide pools? Check. Kid-friendly hiking paths? Check. When we’re surrounded by such amazing scenery on the daily, it’s easy to forget that not everyone is this lucky enough to live in such an idyllic city. Take…

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How Our LA Editor Spent Her Summer

For some, a summer with the kids at home (no preschool, no school, and yikes – now no naps!) is a daunting proposition.  But for our LA editor Meghan, it’s a race against time to see how many of the…

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Eye Spy: A Peek Into Our Editor’s Summer of Family Fun

We don’t just write about this stuff on Red Tricycle—we live it. We test the toys, really eat out (with kids!) at the restaurants, and splash on the spray grounds. It’s a tough job but someone’s gotta do it. And…

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Summer Breeze: The Oregon Coast’s World-Class Kite Fests

Seriously. The best. People travel from all over the world to engage, delight, participate and otherwise be blown away by the kite-flying amazefests that happen each year at the Oregon Coast. Do a little research and you will come across…

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A Kid Friendly Beach for Hiking, Tidepooling, and Neon Sea Creatures

Sure, when we think of being outdoors, images of hiking and the beach naturally come to a SoCal mind. But throw kids into the mix and that peaceful image becomes a daunting task, even frightful for some. We know hiking…

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Rodeo Beach: A Bay Area Beach for the Whole Family

Rodeo Beach is a goldmine in the San Francisco Bay Area for families looking for a relaxed beach experience. This short stretch of beach has more than a Pacific Ocean view – in fact, kids often skip the waves altogether…

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