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The Best Hikes to Take with the Kids This Summer

Even tiny hikers can get out for a hit of nature on these easy trails that are perfect for summer.

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5 Reasons Why This Family Trip Checks All the Boxes

Looking for a getaway? Whether it’s heading to a spot you’ve never been to or just a change of scenery and making family memories, Springfield, Missouri has it! Book now to take advantage of their “One Night on Us” special.

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Why Sauvie Island is Your Family’s New Favorite Warm Weather Spot

Experience island life the whole family will love at Sauvie Island this spring and summer. From playing on the beach to berry picking, there are adventures for everyone.

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Ryan Is Going Virtual in New Season of “Mystery Playdate”

The fourth season of “Ryan’s Mystery Playdate” is coming to Nick.

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8 Beautiful San Diego Nature Preserves to Explore with Your Kids

Visit these majestic locales to find a rich diversity of endangered birds, and to stroll through habitats from marshes to wetlands to forests.

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Go Wild for These Animal Encounters Near Chicago

Giraffes, sea lions, sharks—oh my! Get up close and personal with these animals and more with encounters that’ll have you taking a walk on the wild side.

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There’s a New Okapi & Here’s Why You Should Celebrate

A baby girl okapi made her grand debut at UK’s Chester Zoo.

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American Girl Reveals 2021 Girl of the Year

She takes fans down under to explore wildlife protection and climate change.

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Walk a Winter Wonderland at These 7 Hikes

Kick that cabin fever with these kid-friendly hikes near Portland.

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The San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo Safari Park Are Now Open

The San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are ready to welcome you back!

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Four-Wheeled Workouts: 25 Awesome Stroller Hikes

Get the kids ready to hit the trails!

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This Collaboration Between LEGO & National Geographic Looks Amazing

This new campaign will inspire kids to develop creative solutions for real life environmental challenges.

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Visit the San Diego Zoo without Leaving the House

From live wildlife cams to learning about plants and animals, here’s a look at how your kiddos can enjoy the Zoo from the comfort of your own home.

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6-Year-Old’s GoFundMe for Australian Creature Rescue Exceeds $260K

A little boy is doing his part to help Australia cope with the devastation of the wildfires happening thousands of miles from his home.

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Surfs Up! Catch Your First Wave at a Surf School for Kids

Is your little surfer dudes or dudettes ready to Hang Ten? This surf school will have them catching waves in no time!

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The #Trashtag Hashtag Is an Eco-Friendly Online Challenge We Can Get Behind

This viral online challenge is totally made for families.

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The 9-Year-Old Author Changing the World

This little girl is making a huge difference, one book at a time.

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Call of the Wild: Wide Open Zoo Alternatives for Little Animal Lovers

Local parks and sanctuaries are making conservation of a full range of native fauna and their habitats a bigger part of our daily lives through opportunities for close encounters with wildlife.

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Why Kiawah Island Is My Family’s “Happy Place”

You won’t find high rises or amusement parks here—and my family loves it.

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Winter Sports You Might Not Have Tried

Go beyond ice skating with under-the-radar winter sports. Here’s where to get your adrenaline pumping.

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5 Photo Projects to Channel Your Kiddo’s Inner Shutterbug

Photography is fun. It’s a marvelous combination of art and technology that we all enjoy and admire. The digital revolution, followed by the smartphones revolution, has taken it leaps forward and made it extremely popular and accessible for all, including…

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The Best Winter Vacations For Every Family Personality

Shorter days and cooler temperatures mean winter is right around the corner. Is your family itching to get away after the holidays? Before you get your passports ready, take a moment to consider which vacation best suits your family’s needs.…

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Your Little Girls Have to See These Photos From Disney’s #DreamBigPrincess Campaign

Disney’s latest campaign is sending a message to little girls everywhere that real-life princesses can do a whole lot more than wave magic wands.

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Jekyll Island: A Family Vacation Jackpot

It’s time to start planning your next beach escape! Here’s everything you need to know about Georgia’s Jekyll Island.

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5 New Nautical LEGO Sets You Need to Know About

Today is National Coast Guard Day and LEGO is getting in on the action. Check out these cool new Coast Guard sets that just released!

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Are ‘Quiet Fireworks’ in Our Future?

It might sound like Fourth of July sacrilege to people in the U.S., but quiet fireworks are becoming more and more common elsewhere in the world.

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Incredible Balloon Animals You Have to See to Believe

This amazing balloon art will blow you away!

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10 Amazing National Parks for Your Family to Visit this Summer

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National Parks are some of the most amazing places in the United States.  We have only been to a few in Pennsylvania.  There are some really amazing national parks to visit with…

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5 Endangered Species You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Help Them)

Today Is National Endangered Species Day and we’ve found ways that you can learn and help, whether you are three or 93!

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