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San Diego Water Parks & Splash Pads to Get Soaked

Here’s where to make a splash and soak up the fun all summer long!

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Classic Festival & Fair Food You Can Make at Home

Bring home the flavors of your favorite outdoor fest with these mouth-watering recipes.

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13 Easy Ways to Set Up a Backyard Water Park

Bring your favorite wet ‘n’ wild water park features to the backyard with these simple ideas.

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Things To Do With Kids in the Hamptons, Summer 2020 Edition

What’s open? What’s not? Here’s the scoop on what’s happening out East this season!

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18 Easy Ways to Boost the Backyard Fun Factor

Add these to your backyard and the kids won’t want to come in when you call!

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17 Fun Things to Make with a Toilet Paper Roll

Upcycle that collection of empty toilet paper rolls with easy-to-do crafts.

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Guide to Kid-Friendly Outdoor Movies in San Diego

It’s showtime! Here’s where to enjoy popcorn and a movie under the stars.

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75 Things to Do Now: Your Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Make this summer your family’s best one yet with our list of 75 things to do in and around the Emerald City.

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25 Natural Swimming Holes to Put on Your Bucket List

From glittering waters inside caves to enticing waterfalls, these nature-made swimming holes will have you living the dream.

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8 County Fairs Near the Bay Area

Pet a potbelly pig and relive some of your favorite childhood memories on the tilt-a-whirl at these county fairs.

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17 Sunscreens That Pack a Protective Punch

Lather up with the best EWG-approved sunscreens, all made without harsh chemicals.

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9 Stylish Sun Hats to Pack in Your Beach Bag

Keep your kids protected and their outdoor play going all day long by outfitting them in one of these functional and stylish sun hats.

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Most Spectacular Sleepovers in Los Angeles for Families

From sleeping next to dinosaurs to real-life African animals, here are the most unusual places you can sleep over in Los Angeles.

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30 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

Bookmark alert! Here are 30 must-do’s before the summer of 2017 ends.

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Fill Your Summer With 50 Free (or Nearly Free) Activities

From pools and splash pads to petting farms, museums and outdoor movies, these 50 activities will keep the excitement high and your wallet full all summer long.

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Let’s Go to the Movies! A Guide to Summer Outdoor Films

Balance screen time and play time with these outdoor movie venues.

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12 Seasonal Recipes Your Kids Will Adore

Spotlight summer fruits and veggies in a big way with these great end-of-summer recipes.

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Ice, Ice Baby: Awesome Ways to Keep Playtime Chill

Keep your kids busy with any number of awesome and icy adventures. Here are 10 great activities and projects to do now.

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No Pool, No Problem! 8 DIY Water Tables

The perfect way to beat the heat, these ingenious tables were put together by some very resourceful moms and dads. Click through to get inspired!

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Show Your Family What’s SUP with Stand Up Paddling

If you are looking for a water adventure that every member of your clan can enjoy, stand up paddle boarding (supping) might be perfect for you. We’ve put together a guide that tells you everything you need to know to get started.

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Chill Out! 13 Ways to Beat the Heat on Seattle’s Hottest Days

Museums, ice rinks, indoor water play and more: Here’s where to keep your cool when Seattle gets too hot to handle.

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Made in the Shade: Clever Ways to Keep Cool

You need to find ways to keep the kids outdoors and cool. Look no further, we’ve got you covered.

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9 En Plein Air Exhibits That Make a Big Splash

We found nine cool art installations that feature outdoor fun’s favorite companion—water!

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Free Play: Frugal Ways to Frolic in Atlanta

Summer fun doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. Pick up our tips for excellent adventures in Atlanta that don’t break the bank!

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8 Easy Friendship Bracelets to Make This Summer

Braid it, twist it, tie it! Here are our favorite ways to make a classic summer craft with pals.

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10 Amazing Boat Rides for Your Little Seafarers

We found 10 nautical adventures that will totally float your boat.

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The Best Boardwalks to Stroll This Summer

There’s no better place to enjoy summer than these eight beach promenades.

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Inventive Water Play Ideas They’ll Go Bananas for

Create a splash zone right at home with these ideas that are a cinch to execute.

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Easy & Awesome Bike Decor to Get Your Kids Pumped to Ride

Today is Bike Day and these next-level DIY ideas for tricking out your kiddo’s bike will make riding it that much sweeter.

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Rockin’ and Readin’: Catch Kindie Rockers at Tricycle Music Fest

Forget Outsidelands and the Bluegrass Festival—the hot ticket for the tot-to-pre-teen set is the Tricycle Music Fest. This free concert series gets loud inside libraries across the Bay and is kicking off this weekend.

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Scout the Route: 35 Things to Do on the Trail

Make that stroll in the woods even more thrilling for every tiny trail trekker. This list will have them looking up and down for everything from moss on a rock to jumping fish.

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12 Ways to Master Your Hide & Seek Game

Learn how to flip a regular scavenger hunt into a fun learning experience with these fresh takes on a classic activity.

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Perfect Pit Stops on Highway 101

Ready for a drive to remember? Get off the freeway and onto the historic 101. This coastal highway is full of perfect pit stops the whole family will enjoy.

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The Ultimate Summer Show and Tell

Your go-to Ocean in a Bottle just got a makeover. These are the memories you’ll want to display.

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Sweet Straws Perfect for Sipping

The stand is ready, the lemons have been squeezed. Add a little something extra to the party with cool set of straws.

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Not Your Average Lemonade Stand: Ideas for Summer Fun

Set up a lemonade stand with a twist that offers something different than lemonade! Here’s how and where to do it.

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