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Atoms, axes, kayaks & fossils: Things to do with kids in Tri-Cities, WA

Between Seattle, Portland, and Boise, a family friendly experience awaits in three just-right cities Hills, history, rivers, and food—all in a not-too-big, not-too-small urban area that prides itself on being family friendly? Sign. Us. Up. The first time we parents visited Washington’s Tri-Cities area, we left certain of one thing: As soon as we could, …


7 favorite Oregon Coast campgrounds

Family friendly camping ideas on state and federal lands near Oregon’s beaches The Oregon Coast isn’t just 362 miles of jaw-dropping beaches, cliffs, mountains, and forests. It’s also home to amazing camping. Here are 7 of our family favorite Oregon Coast campgrounds: Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park Florence Huge campground with access to beaches, …