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Move to Tahoe for a Week: Here’s The Family-Friendly AirBnB You Need

For those who are thinking about fun in the snow this winter, this AirBnB is about 15 minutes by car from the Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts.

Roaring Camp Railroad in Felton

Santa Cruz Guide for Kids who Love Trains

Three terrific places to take your train-obsessed kid on a getaway to Santa Cruz. And where to stay.

Things to do in Avila Beach

Vacation Inspiration: Plan A Trip To Avila Beach With Kids

About four hours from Berkeley, Avila Beach is a tiny town on the Central Coast offering plenty to do with kids of all ages.


Stay in a caboose like this at Railroad RV Park

Weekend Road Trip: Railroad Park Resort and Lake Shasta Caverns

Our family of four made a trip North and slept in a real train caboose. By day, we explored a science museum, playground, and the caverns at Lake Shasta!

Balboa Island Fun Zone

Vacation Inspiration: Balboa Island during the Holidays

My family spent last New Year’s Eve on Balboa Island, where we rented an AirBnB for three nights. If you don’t know about this little Southern California gem, read on, as it’s a great destination for kids of all ages.


Vacation Inspiration: Road Trip to Palm Springs

A family road trip to Palm Springs offers an extreme change of scenery and climate. My kids loved the heat and we loved the vibe. Masks on.


Christmas magic at Rancho Siempre Verde

Christmas Tree Farm Magic at Rancho Siempre Verde in Pescadero

Ride an epic tree swing, make a wreath, roast marshmallows, cut your own Christmas tree, hike in the woods, and wrestle your brothers in the mud.

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.


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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!

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