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Visiting Alcatraz with Kids

Thankfully, with some careful planning, my family of five (plus grandma!) survived our family-trip to Alcatraz, and you can too!

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Taking the Kids to the Presidio of San Francisco

If it weren’t for the views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or historic Alcatraz, visitors could quite possibly forget they were in San Francisco. The forests of eucalyptus, cypress and pine trees in this park are lush…

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Guide to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for Families

Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco’s gems. From hands-on museums and luscious gardens to an amazing playground and gorgeous vistas, Golden Gate Park is full of fun activities for families.

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Road Trip Itinerary: Touring Route 66 with Kids – Illinois

Fields of corn, soybeans, small towns, and water towers line the 300-mile stretch of land, and short detours off of the main highway take families through cities with small populations and plenty of local charm.

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How to Help Your Kids Explore Family History Through Travel

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Wavebreak Media Ltd My kids have a hodgepodge of ethnic backgrounds. Take one Russian grandfather and one Polish grandmother, add two Anglo-Irish-Welsh grandparents and three religions, and they are the cultural equivalent of mixed nuts. I would love to take them on a whirlwind tour of their roots from Dublin to Vladivostok, […]

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Things to do in Victoria, British Columbia

Stepping off a boat or out of a car into the lovely city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is similar to traveling to another time and place in history.

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Top 10 Things for Families To Do in Washington DC

Experience DC’s museums, memorials, government icons, and outdoor treasures with our top 10 things for families to do in Washington DC.

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