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15 Fun Family Activities in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

15 Fun Family Activities in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is a great place to live and raise kids. These 15 family activities in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho promise fun and adventure for the whole family!

10 Things To Do at Your Local Pumpkin Farm

10 Things To Do at Your Local Pumpkin Farm

Fall is a great time to plan a family visit to your local pumpkin farm! While you are there, you will usually find many opportunities to play together, take some family photos and pick out a pumpkin.

5 Tips for Taking Kids to Disney On Ice

5 Tips for Taking Kids to Disney On Ice

Over the weekend we had the chance to see Disney On Ice Dare to Dream at the Spokane Arena in Washington. My girls were very excited and dressed up in anticipation of the show! We also brought some friends along to make a special night even more special. Disney On Ice has a full schedule of shows throughout the year, so chances are it’s coming to your city or somewhere near you! After seeing the Disney On Ice Dare to Dream show, I’d definitely recommend planning a family night out to see this magical performance.

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Best Seattle Places for Family Adventures

Best Seattle Places for Family Adventures

This fall we enjoyed a short family road trip to Seattle, WA. We tried to plan the perfect combination of driving hours with memorable stops and engaging attractions. Here are some of the highlights from our Seattle weekend getaway!

Make Family Memories At Disney On Ice

Make Family Memories At Disney On Ice

Disney On Ice “Dare to Dream” is a fun opportunity to make family memories! This magical show brings Disney’s favorite characters and timeless stories to life in an awe-inspiring live performance on the ice. Find out when Disney On Ice is coming to your area!

Family Fun Center in Tukwila, WA

Family Fun Center in Tukwila, WA

One of the trickiest things about traveling with young kids can be finding activities for them to enjoy. After a long day in the car my kids are ready to get out and run or do something fun! We recently visited the Seattle area in Washington state and we stayed near Tukwila’s Family Fun Center. This pacific northwest family travel destination has something for all ages. My younger kids enjoyed the kids rides and climbing on the massive play structure. Family Fun Center activities for older kids and teenagers include laser tag, bowling, the XD Theater Experience with different shows you can choose from, bumper cars, go karts and arcade games!

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Great Family Hotel in Tukwila, WA with Breakfast & Pool

Great Family Hotel in Tukwila, WA with Breakfast & Pool

Our cold weather travels took us to the Seattle area for a few days. We stayed at the Comfort Suites hotel in Tukwila, WA which ended up being a great choice for our family because of the pool, hot breakfast and more!

Seattle Museum of Flight Family Visit

Seattle Museum of Flight Family Visit

Visit the Seattle Museum of Flight on your next trip to Washington. My kids enjoyed sitting in fighter jet cockpits, exploring the air traffic control tower and seeing big airplanes up close. I’m excited to share the highlights of our visit!

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Today we had lots of fun at the New Leaf Nursery fall festival! We stopped on the way home from my daughter’s soccer game and she immediately spotted the colorful bounce houses and “Zorb” inflatable balls. This Coeur d’Alene nursery family day offered plenty of free things to do too; a petting zoo, a hay bale maze, rock painting and beautiful fall flowers to view.

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Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

How fun would it be to visit a local farm that makes amazing herbal skincare products and supports sustainability within the community? We had the chance to do just that and visit the Moon Valley Organics farm in Deming, Washington.

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

Traveling with young kids? This summer we took a family trip down the West Coast. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

We love exploring new places with our kids and we always try to travel in a way that keeps the kids happy and maintains regular schedules and nap routines. When we planned our summer trip down the Washington, Oregon and California coast, my husband spent quite a lot of time researching interesting family-friendly travel destinations along the West Coast. Here are the highlights from our family visit to the Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.

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Best Playdate Parks in Coeur d’Alene

Best Playdate Parks in Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene Idaho is home to many fun parks; you just need to know where to look! Here’s my list of top playdate-worthy parks in CDA, including which playgrounds have splash pads, interesting play features and more!

Family Day at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo

Family Day at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo

Our family loves going on adventures. We have 3 young kids which can make it challenging to find the right adventures to go on. Our recent family trip took us to Seattle where we visited one of our favorite places, the Woodland Park Zoo!

Fun Things To Do With Kids In Seattle

Fun Things To Do With Kids In Seattle

Do you enjoy traveling with your family? We took a family trip to Seattle in the fall and enjoyed several fun kid-friendly activities for our young family. We used to live in the Seattle area so we skipped the tourist attractions this trip such as the Space Needle and Pikes Place Market and instead visited the destinations we knew would be the most fun for our kids. The weather was overcast and a bit rainy, so we had to do things that were mostly indoors. Here are 5 fun things to do with kids in Seattle that were engaging and memorable despite the typical overcast Seattle weather outdoors.
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