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Bay Area Gardens for Hands-On Family Fun

Bay Area Gardens for Hands-On Family Fun

The Bay Area has no shortage of gorgeous gardens, perfect for multi-generational outings. Check out our favorites for family-friendly fun in every season.

San Francisco Botanical Garden with Kids

San Francisco Botanical Garden with Kids

With its 55 acres of plants from around the world to it’s magnificent Children’s Garden, the San Francisco Botanical Garden is the perfect place to play and learn in Golden Gate Park.

Point Lobos Hikes You Don’t Want to Miss

Point Lobos Hikes You Don’t Want to Miss

A Point Lobos hike is something you must experience in the Carmel area! From wild cypress groves to whale watching to tide pools, this special place offers something for everyone.

Camping Breakfast Burritos for Easy and Delicious Mornings

Camping Breakfast Burritos for Easy and Delicious Mornings

Camping breakfast burritos By Kristy Esparza, September 18, 2020 There is no problem a burrito can't solve. Make-ahead breakfast burritos have quickly become a favorite camping tradition in our family. We are not morning people. And when I say "we," I mean John and I...

Dinkey Creek Camping

Dinkey Creek Camping

Dinkey Creek Campground offers plenty of family-friendly fun, from swimming holes to nearby Shaver Lake. Check out our recent visit here and find some inspiration to start planning your own visit to the Sierra National Forest.

Coyote Lake: Playing at Gilroy’s (Rocky) Sandy Beach

Coyote Lake: Playing at Gilroy’s (Rocky) Sandy Beach

We headed to Gilroy’s Coyote Lake on a cool morning to play with beach toys and practice fishing while watching the boats go by. Though Santa Clara County Parks doesn’t allow swimming, there was still plenty to do. Check out our day at Sandy Beach picnic area here!

Lassen Family Road Trip – 3 Day Weekend

Lassen Family Road Trip – 3 Day Weekend

Stop at Lassen on your next Northern California family road trip. Options for adventure are endless, from lakes formed by lava flows to hiking into the crater of a volcano. Click here to learn more.

Exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park with Kids  (Day 3 of 3)

Exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park with Kids (Day 3 of 3)

On our last day at Lassen, we packed up camp early and headed to the main part of the Park. In just one day, we ventured into the Subway Cave Lava Tube, earned some Jr Ranger badges, had a picnic near the shore of Manzanita Lake, and explored Lassen’s hydrothermal areas. Click here for ideas and info on exploring Lassen with kids.

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