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Kid-Friendly Fishing Holes Welcoming Portland Families

Spots that guarantee kids their first catch.

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Awesome Must-Experience Apple Picking Outings

U-pick apple orchards are just a stone’s throw away. Here are six great ones you have to visit.

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Off the Hook! 12 Terrific Fishing Holes Near Seattle

Get your kids hooked on fishing at one of these reel-y cool spots.

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Hook, Line & Sinker: Kid-Friendly Fishing Spots

Cast your line at these local fishing holes!

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Chillax, Hotlanta! 4 Cool Spots for Frosty Fun

Feeling like your family needs to chill out a bit? Head to one of these four fab spots for frosty fun in or not too far from Atlanta.

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Two to See: Boat & Adventure Shows That Kids Will Dig

Start dreaming of summer boating adventures and exploring the world at these two shows that appeal to old and young alike.

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Fishy & Fun: The Buford Trout Hatchery

We’ve found it—the perfect fishing experience for families—and it’s only a short drive from Atlanta and doable in a day.

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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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A Mini Treehugger’s Guide to Muir Woods

Iconic Muir Woods is must-visit for all Californians. Here’s our insiders’ guide on making the most of your trip.

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2 NEW Dinner Delivery Services That Are Totally Divine

When you think life changing, you think marriage, babies, buying a house. Not dinner delivery services. Until now. DoorDash and Munchery are two new dinner delivery services in LA that make life infinitely easier.

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Great Lakes: 5 Awesome Watering Holes Near D.C.

Whether you’re looking to hitch the kids to the back of your shiny new jet ski, or glide through gorgeous blue waters in a lazy canoe, the D.C. area has some of the most beautiful lakeside destinations in the country, all just a few hours from downtown.

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Halloween Music Video Premiere: Trout Fishing in America “Boo!”

The first video from Trout Fishing in America’s new disc is for the minor-keyed, Halloween-ish “Boo!” and we have the world premiere of it right here.

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An Autumn Rite of Passage: Spawning Salmon on the Columbia River

In Portland, it’s an autumn rite of passage to watch these finned-heroes hammer their way upriver from the sea. As you’d imagine, it’s quite a show and we have the insider guide on how to view all the action from behind glass, yet very much inside the Columbia River.

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Happy Mom Tip #45: Skip Those Christmas Cookies

I’m a big fan of high-fat foods; fat tastes good, after all. And research has shown that some types of fats, like Omega-3s, can calm us and even have antidepressant effects. But other studies show that trans-fats, or partially hydrogenated…

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Gone Fishin’: 9 Spots to Catch a Fish

GO FISH! Just because you live in the city with your kids, doesn’t mean they have to miss out on some of those fun, classic activities that are what childhood is all about. Luckily for Seattle families, there are a…

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The (Bird) Call of the Wild

If you’re lucky their shrieks may just blend in with the birds.
Getting There:

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How to Dress:
Because you’ll be spending a majority of your time hiking, sturdy and comfortable shoes are a necessity. Being…

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Date Night: Best Brunch in San Francisco

Mix it up and take the spouse out for a mid-morning meal. Brunch is basically the best meal because it’s not too late for the breakfast staples and not too early for a little bubbly (in your orange juice, of…

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Explore: San Pablo Reservoir

Want to teach your kids to fish this summer? Or just take a picnic next to a peaceful body of water? The San Pablo Reservoir’s Recreation Area provides opportunities for Bay Area fishing and hiking, just on the other side…

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Del Valle Regional Park & Lake: A Summer Fun Outdoors Adventure

Hiking, boating, swimming, horseback riding – it’s all here at Del Valle Regional Park. You can’t do it all in one day, but if you’re camping (yes, there’s camping here, too), you may be able to squeeze in several activities…

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Los Angeles Activities: Explore Mulholland Highway

Mulholland Highway is an iconic part of Hollywood, but its outer-reaches feel as far away from the city as a country road can take you. About an hour north of Los Angeles resides a special little nook in the road,…

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Explore: Hiking (and Shopping) at Redmond Ridge

Hidden Treasures on Redmond Ridge
How about a fun day trip that includes some serious nature and…shopping!? (Who knew bird-watching and boutiques could co-exist?) Pack the walking/hiking shoes, kiddie backpack, some snacks, (and a credit card) and head East to…

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Explore: Lake Chabot

First Time Fishing
Now that the weather is beginning to clear (sort of), you may be getting the itch to see a blue sky reflected in a 315-acre lake. Lake Chabot in Castro Valley may be just the one calling…

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