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California Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is apple picking time for San Francisco and Bay Area families. Start with our list of California apple farms and u-pick pumpkin fields in Mendocino,...

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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Apple and pumpkin picking U-Pick farms and local orchards are among Fall's...

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cross country skiers on ridge of snow.
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Free Winter Fun At Yosemite National Park

Enjoy low cost eco-activities and lots of free winter fun outdoors at Yosemite National Park. This northern California preserve is truly one of America's favorite and most easily...

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Husky dog sits on hotel room balcony overlooking Whistler Village in British Columbia, Canada.
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Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

Many dog-loving, pet-friendly ski and snowsports resorts are ready when you want to hit the slopes. Since the pandemic, when pet ownership rose to new heights around the world,...

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Logging truck in upstate California with Mount Shasta in the background.
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Next Stop: The Mountain Town of Redding

Redding, California, the center of outdoor recreation in the Northlands, is becoming the next stop for active families. Head upstate about 220 miles north of the Bay Area. This...

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Closeup of an iguana with the Old San Juan Fort in the background, Puerto Rico.
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15 Last Minute Summer Vacations You Can Still Take

Despite gas prices, Covid outbreaks and heat waves – or because of them -- American families are keen on last minute summer vacations. Since deals abound, let’s explore 15...

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Aerial view of Big Sur along California's Pacific Coast Highway.
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Top 10 Family Road Trips USA

Our Top 10 Family Road Trips USA awards go to the original family vacation: the road trip by car. Nearly 80% of Americans have said they consider road trips...

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Sea Swings at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk.
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Santa Cruz With Kids – California From Surfing To Redwoods

From playing on the "SC" Boardwalk in summer to apple picking in the fall, some of the best family vacations happen when you do Santa Cruz with kids.

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Parents and kids are scrambling over rocks on summer hike in Vail Valley.
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13 Reasons to Try a Top Value Mountain Resort in Summer

Ski mountain resorts offer great summer values at rental condos, which also make a cozy home away from home. Just select your destination resort carefully.

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