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5 Day Trips Before The Kids Go Back To School

Head in any direction; Bay Area kids are lucky to have ocean beaches and redwood forests, marine life and verdant valleys, parks and peaks all within minutes. Choose from plenty of adventures in San Francisco and the Bay Area made with kids in mind.

08/15/2015

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Best Activities For Kids In The South Bay Over Thanksgiving Weekend

If the family is looking for kid-friendly outings around Thanksgiving, the South Bay has more than a few events going on to satisfy everyone.

11/28/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Gilroy

Gilroy has never worried about its garlic breath. This Santa Clara County town is the self-proclaimed garlic capital of the world and proud of it. Everyone’s invited to the Gilroy Garlic Festival each July, but live theater productions, an awesome mall and Gilroy Gardens theme park promise a perfect visit any time of the year.

07/28/2012

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Best Spots to Spend A Summer Day With Your Family In South Bay

As the mercury rises and the days get longer, opportunities to spend a day with the family in South Bay abound. Enjoy great indoor and outdoor options for family summer fun from furry critters to a day at the ballpark. Pack up the car, the kids and the sunscreen and head out for a summer-day adventure the whole family will love.

07/13/2012