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Raise a Glass! 9 Wineries That Welcome Families

Get ready to un-wined after a day of adventure at one of these family-friendly wineries near DC.

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Sips & Sippy Cups: Local Wineries to Hit Now

Kick back, relax and sip a glass of wine while the kids play at these area wineries.

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Kid-Friendly Wineries to Visit in 2021

Fresh air, room to roam, and a fancy flight. Here’s where to sip and chill this season!

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Stem Sell: Where You Can Pick Your Own Flowers Near NYC

Skip the bodega bunch and make a day of gathering the perfect bouquet!

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Strike a Pose: The DMV’s Best Backdrops for Family Photos

The DMV is full of places to take a great family selfie. Here are some of our favorites.

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Warm Welcome: 7 Places to Hang Out Fireside

These cozy gems offer an inviting space to warm up and enjoy some family time fireside.

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10 Easter Sunday Brunch Spots That’ll Make Your Mouth Water

Looking for a fun place in the DMV to enjoy an Easter brunch? Here are some suggestions of family friendly restaurants to enjoy your holiday meal (and you don’t have to do the dishes!).

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5 Family-Friendly Wineries on California’s Central Coast

California’s Central Coast has countless family-friendly wineries to sip, savor and bring the kids. 

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Family-Friendly Wineries Where You Can Stay the Night

You don’t have to wait ’til the kids are 21 to enjoy wine country together.

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Just Opened: Timbalooloo SoHo

This jazzy music method with a love for the Masters now has an HQ!

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Weekend Getaway: Head North to Buellton

The tiny town of Buellton is a fantastic weekend getaway for the whole family.

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Wine, Not Whine: 8 Family-Friendly Wineries in Santa Ynez

Why wait until your in-laws can watch the kids for a long weekend of wine tasting? At these kid-friendly wineries in Santa Ynez, the whole family will have a wonderful time (and be genuinely welcomed!).

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Get the Kinders in on the Oktoberfest Fun!

Celebrate with oompah bands, traditional games, crafts, German eats and more at these Oktoberfest bashes.

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Mother’s Day Wine Tours She’ll Thank You For

Help mom wine-down this Mother’s Day with one of these nearby wine tours or tastings.

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Making Friends When You’re a “Teetotaler”

Photo: Leah Kelley
(A teetotaler is someone who abstains entirely from drinking alcohol. Yes, this includes beer and wine. And yes, also frozen sangria, Mike’s Hard Lemonade and even champagne at a wedding.)
Is it hard to make friends when…

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How To Host an Around The World Movie Night

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Thanksgiving has passed and with winter break on the horizon, you may be on the look out for unique ways to spend quality time with family and friends.  No matter what your plans are, if you’re going on…

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A Full Production Brewery & Winery That Isn’t Just for Adults

In addition to its new location within the Woodinville Warehouse District on Artisan Hill, Des Voigne Cellars now offers a new microbrewery alongside its fabulous wines, plus activities for the under 21-ers in your crew.

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A Family’s Guide to Ponce City Market

Don’t miss our insider’s guide to checking out Ponce City Market with the kiddos.

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Grab Your Besties! 5 Dreamy Mom Date Ideas

Gather your besties for a memorable date night (or date day) around Portland. Here are our can’t-miss picks.

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Can You Experience All 8 of These Staycations?

We’re dishing the best staycation ideas in Portland that’ll keep your brood entertained for all of spring break.

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Stop Over at the Walla Walla Stopover Festival

Down on the border of Washington and Oregon is a little town known for its wine: Walla Walla.
This summer, it also gets to show off its quaint downtown, with its unique shops and eateries, as well as Whitman College,…

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Make Mom Melt: Extra-Special Mother’s Day Experiences to Book Now

This year, instead of a sweet-smelling gift that loses its luster in less than a week, take mom on a family adventure where everyone can make memories to last a lifetime.

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7 December Concerts You Should Not Miss

Celebrate the season with these rockin’ gigs from kindie music stars!

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9 Things to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Sifting through all of the things to do and see during warm weather months can be overwhelming. But don’t sweat it. We’ve consulted with the experts (our D.C. staffers) to find out what you should put on the top of your summer bucket list.

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Adventures Along the Washington Side of Columbia River Gorge

Find out where to hike, eat and even drink at a kid-friendly winery with our guide to the Washington side of Columbia River Gorge.

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Warm Up With 6 Amazing Kid’s Concerts this December

Warm up with great family musicians this month including a couple of holiday sets, a return to the city from Gustafer Yellowgold and a very special intergalactic musical puppet show.

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How’d They Make That?: 6 (Free) Food Factory Tours

Take the kids on one of these local (free!) tasty tours to see how jam, olives, breads and even beer are made.

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Julian Apple Days

With the first day of fall — that’s Saturday, Sept. 22 — come thoughts of getting one’s fall experience in. And while that can be a bit tricky if you live beach- and/or palm-adjacent, at least in the traditional fall…

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5 Tasty Food Dates for Your Summer Calendar

Farmer’s markets are the heavens to foodies. There’s nothing better than a dinner stewed from fresh veggies and meats, and if once a week isn’t enough to stave your cravings, fear not and look no further! For days like Mondays…

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Adventures in Napa Beyond the Wineries

Napa is no big mystery for the Bay Area day-tripper but what exactly do you know about Calistoga besides bubbly mineral water and wine? Set between two mountain ranges, the northernmost city of the Napa Valley features some amazing finds…

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Worth the Drive: Visit Baby Goats on Earth Day

Most visits to a winery tend to follow certain marks. You’re going to taste wine. You’re going to josh with the person pouring the wine and probably learn a few interesting factoids from that person as well. And you’ll probably…

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Date Night: Best Eco-Friendly Wineries in Sonoma

Everyone seems to have an eco-friendly angle these days, but the wineries of Sonoma (and the area itself) have long been committed leaders within the movement. Many Sonoma wineries use a combination of green techniques like solar power and organic…

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Date Night: Cask Wines

How do you like your wine? In a glass? By the bottle? What about a keg? Seattle Magazine has the skinny on which local restaurants are pairing up with area wineries to offer eco-friendly, inexpensive, and delicious wine by the…

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Date Night: Off the Beaten Path Napa Wineries

Want to go wine-tasting in Napa this weekend and avoid the majority of the weekend crowds? Check out 7×7‘s list of out-of-the-way wineries that aren’t too out there.
Many of 450 or so wineries in Napa Valley are too far…

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Date Night: Sample Spirits from Seattle’s New Distilleries

Tired of weekend winery trips? Why not call up the babysitter and slip out for an afternoon of sampling locally-produced spirits? Our friends at Seattle Magazine have done the research for us, and here is their list of local and…

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