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RSVP Now: Pumpkin Patch Passes for Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay

Lemos Farm will host their annual pumpkin patch, complete with hay rides, pony rides, and more, all modified for COVID-19 safety.

Sacramento Polar Express

Cancelled for 2020: Polar Express in Old Town Sacramento

Sad, but not surprised, to report that the Polar Express out of Sacramento is cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19.

Apple-Picking -Gabriel-Farm-Sebastopol

Apple Picking with Children Near the Bay Area

Apple-picking season is upon us. Here are a few U-pick options and Bay Area apple orchards worth a visit with your family. Always, call first!


Monterey Tide Pools

Vacation Inspiration: Monterey County Is Open for Safe Tourism

Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea, Pebble Beach, and Moss Landing with miles of beaches & safe overnight lodging.

Best Bay Area Beaches You Can Visit Today

Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or day trip. Here are 15 of our favorites within two hours of Oakland with tips for visiting with kids!

Safari west giraffe and tour

Reopened: Safari West in Santa Rosa

I took my family to Safari West in Santa Rosa to spend the morning on a safari vehicle tour. Super fun! I suggest this trip for tall four-year olds and older for a unique day trip.


Vacation Inspiration: Houseboating on Lake Shasta

Houseboating on Lake Shasta is amazing; we pull up on shore, extend the included ramp, and climb off to explore. Campfires are a highlight every night, eating s’mores and checking out the scenery.

2020 East Bay Mother’s Day Guide

Activities, places to eat, and treats for Mother’s Day 2020 (at home in Oakland and surrounding communities, Berkeley, Albany, Alameda)

Day Trip: Sheep at Mission Ranch, in the Fairytale-esque Carmel-by-the-Sea

If you happen to be headed south down the coast on a Sunday, you must try the Sunday Brunch at Mission Ranch. It’s a quick, yet scenic 15 minute drive from Monterey.


Great Wolf Lodge Cub Paw Pool

Waterpark and Hotel Hybrid: Great Wolf Lodge is Coming to Northern California (DEAL)

Save 30% on the Bay Area’s first and only Great Wolf Lodge, an inclusive hotel and water park for the whole family from tots to teens.

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