Peninsula Family & Pets

Muir Beach (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

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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Must-Try Go Kart Tracks In The Bay Area

Popular with both kids and adults alike, go kart racing makes for an exhilarating experience full of adrenaline-pumping fun. Perfect for those looking to dip their toes into the thrill of motorsports, kart racing offers the perfect opportunity to sample the sport in a more affordable, accessible way.

06/12/2015

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Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month In The Bay Area

National Pet Month promotes the benefits of pet ownership for both pets and people, highlights adoption and raises awareness about service animals. The Bay Area pet has a rich pet scene, including groomers, vets, dog walkers, foster caregivers, humane shelters, and service dog trainers.

05/22/2015

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Best Dog Runs In The Bay Area

With never-ending beautiful weather, the Bay Area is the perfect home to a multitude of fantastic dog parks. Here is a list of five of the best around the Bay.

03/27/2015

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Best Places For Ice Skating On The Peninsula

Forget the mild California winter weather, ice skating fits right in to some of the Bay Area’s favorite sports.

12/25/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

With a successful first year under their belts, owners Hope and Pete Colling are delighted to have brought their dream to life: a quaint little neighborhood shop where they mingle with customers and display their made-with-love items. Here are some Thanksgiving craft ideas from the experts.

11/21/2014

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How To Bring Your Pets On Your Vacation

Instead of finding someone to watch your pets while you are on vacation, make plans to take your pet along with you the next time you travel.

10/28/2014

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Best Corn Mazes In The Bay Area

Despite the drought, Bay Area corn mazes are plentiful. Here is a list of five corn mazes where the whole family will have fall fun.

10/17/2014

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Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.

10/07/2014

Pop Warner Pee Wee Super Bowl (credit: Scott Halleran  /Allsport)

Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In The Bay Area

The Bay Area has numerous opportunities for kids to participate in sports, learn or increase their athletic skills and get into tip-top shape while having fun and making new friends through teamwork.

09/12/2014

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