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Between the years 2010 and 2015, I visited just about every children’s museum, public museum, history museum, and discovery center in the state of Wisconsin (with the exception of the Northwood’s Children’s Museum in Eagle …

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USS Midway: Sharing War History with Kids

January 9, 2016 – 5:31 pm
Bunks USS Midway

San Diego is known for their beaches, the world-famous zoo, their family-friendly parks and surf t-shirt shops. But the gigantic piece of United States History sitting along the Navy Pier is not easy to miss …

Top 10: Best Spring Festivals for Families 2011

March 8, 2011 – 7:41 am

It’s Spring! There’s not much better than getting the family out to celebrate and enjoy some sunny weather, good food, music and the end of winter. This year’s picks include some funny, some quirky, some silly and some local gems. If you’re looking for more suggestions, try our 2010 Spring Festivals for Family picks.

Top 10: Best 4th of July Fireworks 2010

June 15, 2010 – 6:25 am
Music City July 4th Portrait of American 2006 by Gary Layda

Whether you’re going out of state, leaving the country or just packing a picnic and watching the fireworks, the weekend revolves around founding father President John Adams’ call for ‘pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations” in celebrating Independence Day. Here are our top picks for this year’s pyrotechnics.

Visiting San Diego, California

March 18, 2010 – 8:00 am
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San Diego is consistently rated one of the top destinations for families. If you live within driving distance, San Diego is no doubt one of your favorite getaways. What’s new this year?

What to do in San Diego this Summer

May 17, 2009 – 4:23 pm
USS Midway, San Diego

In case you’re having trouble filling that vacation to San Diego, or, if you need a few fun things to do as you drive thru, here’s a calendar of summer events from the good folks at the Convention & Visitors Bureau (www.sandiego.org).

50 Fun and FREE Summer Activities in San Diego

May 17, 2009 – 3:45 pm
Gaslamp Quarter San Diego

San Diego consistently wins “Best Family Destination” for a reason. There’s literally something here for everyone, the weather is fabulous, and, look, there’s 50 things to do for FREE. It’s one of our family’s favorite road trip destinations because, let’s face it, it’s hot in Tucson in the summer and San Diego is close and cool. And, they have a beach!