Wine Country

Playing on the farm equipment in family-friendly Larson Family Winery, Sonoma

Weekend in Calistoga: Treat Yourself to an Epic California Getaway

Welcome to Napa Valley...obligatory sign as we drive to our weekend in Calistoga

February 19, 2023

Calistoga is a small, charming town at the northern end of Napa Valley. It is the perfect place for a stress-free parents’ getaway. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend away, time to reconnect, or to simply indulge, Calistoga is an ideal spot for anyone needing a weekend off.  … Read More

Top 10 Russian River Family Activities (2023)

Bug by giant tree roots in Armstrong Woods, January 2020. A family hike in Armstrong Woods is a favorite Russian River Family Activity

May 11, 2021 (updated January 2023)

Surrounded by ancient redwoods and just a few miles inland from the stunning Sonoma Coast, Russian River family activities have been drawing people of all ages looking to explore, play, and relax for over 100 years. The Russian River joins the Pacific Ocean at Jenner, just north of Bodega Bay. As it travels to the ocean, it winds through Sonoma wine country with unique little towns lining its banks.  This is a wonderful spot to get outside and enjoy family fun while surrounded by the area’s natural beauty.   … Read More

10 Amazing Things to Do in Mendocino with Kids (2022)

Main Street Mendocino as seen from the Marin Headlands State Park

June 10, 2021 (updated January 2022)

Sandwiched between ancient redwoods and the Pacific Ocean, Mendocino’s wild and rugged landscape gives it a secluded feel. And yet, its unconventional and adventurous spirit is a draw for visitors of all ages. In this post, we share the best things to do with kids on the Mendocino coast.  … Read More