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100 Things to Do with Kids in LA at Least Once

From Malibu to Palm Springs, here’s your ultimate list of fun things to with kids in LA.

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101 Things to Do With Kids in NYC

Family fun options are pretty much infinite in The Big Apple. Take a bite!

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All the Best Places to See Holiday Lights in Los Angeles

Your complete guide to all the drive-thrus, decorated neighborhoods, bedecked business districts and more.

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NYC Holiday Hit List: Things to Do with Kids This Season

Not even 2020 can keep this city from celebrating safely. Here’s how!

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Safe St. Nick: NYC Pictures with Santa

Yes, you can! (Just because he’s socially-distant doesn’t mean he’s cold.)

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Holiday Magic: Christmas Traditions to Start with Your Baby

New baby? New family traditions! Try these tips to make your Christmas even more merry and bright.

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Dazzling Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Experiences

From hot chocolate and cookies to special appearances by Santa, these local virtual tree lighting ceremonies will get your family in the holiday spirit!.

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The Ultimate DC Guide to Holiday Lights

From tree lightings to drive-thru experiences and even a virtual event, here are the best places to see twinkling lights.

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Twinkle, Twinkle: 22 Light Displays to Make the Season Bright

Head out on an auto odyssey with your little elves in search of dancing lights and drive thru displays that will make your season bright!

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Holiday Light Shows & Displays to See This Season

They’re happening, but reduced capacity means a greater chance you’ll be shut out! (And nobody wants that.)

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Post Pie: Atlanta Thanksgiving Weekend Family Activities

When you’ve put down the pie and put up the dishes, turn to these Thanksgiving Day activities in and near Atlanta.

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18 Must-See Holiday Attractions in Downtown Seattle

Whatever level of merriment you and your little elves are looking for this holiday season, you’ll find it (and more!) in the heart of the Emerald City.

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Lights, Camera Phone, Selfie! Best Holiday Light Displays

Want to find a great spot to take Christmas photos? Dust off the parkas, mask up, and see Chicago’s great outdoors all lit up in its holiday best.

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Holiday Road: Drivable Destinations from Atlanta

Looking for a new take on your holiday traditions? Try a road trip to one of these destination near Atlanta.

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Merry Everything! Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & Christmas Eve Celebrations You Don’t Want to Miss

A round up of menorah lightings, holiday parades and even a chance to see Santa and his reindeer fly across the sky.  

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Brighten Your Season with These 13 Eastside Holiday Attractions

From dazzling light displays to magical stage productions and holiday parades, the Eastside is bursting with festive family attractions during the holiday season.

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NYC Christmas Tree Lightings to Brighten Your Season

It’s almost time to switch it up! Head to one of these events (big and boffo, or chill and local) to get the holidays glowing!

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The Most Spectacular Holiday Tree Lightings in LA

Get ready for (faux) snow flurries, fireworks and more at these epic celebrations.

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Festive Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies That Shine

The city is aglow with merry tree lightings! Here’s your guide to the brightest events of the holiday season.

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20 Winter Wonderlands That Go Crazy for Christmas

Turn larger than life dreams into reality at one of these magical spots that really do it up during the season.

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Flip the Switch: Tree & Menorah Lightings Around the Bay

Celebrate the season with a tree and menorah lighting ceremony, the perfect event to ignite your holiday spirit.

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Holiday Train & Sleigh Rides to Jump Aboard Now

Oh, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh (or train) ride together with you! Here’s where to catch a lift on the rails or over snow-covered trails.

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Orlando

Kick off the holidays to a visit to one of these Orlando spots that are all lit up for Christmas!

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Miami

The lights are a-glow and the Christmas season has arrived in Miami!

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Denver

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these epic Christmas light displays!

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Keep It Weird: 3 Perfect Days in Portland

Visit the City of Roses and experience a perfect Pacific Northwest getaway.

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23 Holiday Train Rides to Book Before They Sell Out

You don’t have to pack an overnight bag to take a trip to the North Pole on these Santa-packed train rides across the country.

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Eat & Mingle with Ol’ Kris Kringle This Holiday Season

Here’s where to take your little elves to spend some time with Jolly Old St. Nick this holiday season.

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The 5 Stages of Surviving the Holiday Season as a Parent… Again

I love the holidays. But I used to be old geezer Ebenezer, a total Scrooge who complained that “the season moved too fast” from the moment Halloween candy hit store shelves (alongside school supplies) until New Year’s Eve party glasses…

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Main Street Cupertino: Eats, Shopping, Events & More!

Looking for a new ‘hood to explore with the kiddos? This sunny South Bay spot will bring smiles to everyone’s faces.

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Flip the Switch: Seattle’s Top Tree Lightings & Hanukkah Events

From cozy neighborhood get-togethers to city-wide spectacles complete with fireworks, usher in the holiday season at these merry and bright celebrations.

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Light It Up! Your Guide to This Year’s Local Holiday Lightings

Bundle up those babes and come on down to one of these dazzling lighting ceremonies.

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3 Reasons Why I’m Not Sending You a Christmas Card This Year

Photo: Highlights Along the Way
So it is that time of year again; the holidays. I love the holidays – Christmas is my favorite. Here is the thing though, I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.  It’s not you,…

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The Best Shops for Little Elves to Learn to Deck the Halls

If your home is in need of a little Christmas spirit in the shape of trinkets and tinsel, it’s time for a trip to one of these magical stores!

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Making—and Breaking—Holiday Traditions

Photo: Sebastian Spindler
Like most families, mine has an extensive list of must-do holiday activities. Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, I write out this list in red and green markers and post it on our refrigerator: Visit Santa.…

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Nine No-Cost Holiday Happenings Near Portland

Celebrate the season with these nine no-cost holiday events!

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