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Three National Parks in Three Days: Tunnel Tree Sequoia National Park Photo by: Tina Buell

Visit National Parks for Free with Your Fourth Grader

We love our national parks. And while we recommend that families explore these parks with children of any age, from birth all the way up through adulthood, some age groups provide exceptional opportunities for visits. For many families, this magical age is fourth grade, when kids begin having a great grasp at reading comprehension, are developing critical thinking skills […]

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Kid-Friendly Apple Picking Ideas

I have a fondness for all things apple; here are some Pinterest ideas and Trekaroo tips to use them apples for the coming apple picking season. Related posts: Top 10 Things for Families to Do in New York State Autumn Road Trips and Pre-Winter Car Safety Tips Top 10 things to do in New York […]

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Favorite US History Museums for Kids

Favorite U.S. History Museums with Kids

Teaching our kids about the history of the country we call home is an important task, but where to start? We’ve rounded up a few favorite U.S. history museums to visit with kids. Related posts: Kid-Friendly Field Trip Fun with Mom and Dad-Weekly Digest-1/31/13 Best Spots for Kids to Explore History-Weekly Digest-6/27/13 Best Zoos & […]

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Fall Family Fun near Washington D.C.

With farms, fall festivals, playgrounds, trails, and Halloween events stretching from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay, the Capitol Region provides countless opportunities for making fun family memories during the fall season. Related posts: Best Indoor Playgrounds & Waterparks- Weekly Digest- 2/7/14 Top 10 Things for Families To Do in Washington DC Best Places […]

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Best Apple Picking Orchards – Weekly Digest – 9/3/05

Pick the brightest red apple for your teacher this fall! Apple picking is a favorite activity with families and we’ve found the best orchards around. Related posts: Mother’s Day Treats, Eats and Fun – Weekly Digest 5/10/2012 Toronto and Beyond with Kids-Weekly Digest-8/3/13 Unique and Interesting Neighborhoods to Visit with Kids- Weekly Digest- 11/21/14 Best […]

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