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Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States, but the vast majority of visitors visit only when the weather is warm. My family visits Yosemite National Park regularly from our home a few hours away in the San Francisco Bay Area, but until this year, we tended to …

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Since my family lives just three hours away from Lake Tahoe, we head up to the mountains fairly often to ski in the winter. While we have always carefully considered cost with a hobby as expensive as skiing, price is all the more important now that we have two skiing kids. We also love to …

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Mendocino County, a coastal county just north of the San Francisco Bay Area, has become one of our family’s favorite Northern California destinations over the years. Far too many visitors to Northern California, however, halt their travels somewhere in the middle of Napa or Sonoma County wine country. After living in Northern California for nearly …

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The Halloween decorations are about to be packed away and the holiday decor will soon be unveiled at the Happiest Place on Earth. As much as I adore Halloween Time at Disneyland, the Christmas holiday season is perhaps even more magical. My family has been able to make many trips to experience the Disneyland Holidays …

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My favorite time of year in the San Francisco Bay Area is almost here! The weeks leading up to Christmas in San Francisco are always filled with kid-friendly special events and activities, so it is no surprise that many travelers choose to make their way to my hometown for the holidays. Whether you are a …

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When embarking on a Disney Cruise, most travelers head to Florida or a city in Europe to start their trip. For many years, however, Disney Cruise Line has had at least one ship calling San Diego, California home for a portion of the year – a much more convenient cruise option for West Coast based …

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San Francisco, California is a popular kid-friendly destination for travelers from all over the world, but finding a hotel that works for families in the city can be quite tricky. Many of San Francisco’s iconic historic hotel properties have small rooms that don’t really fit a family very comfortably. Additionally, quite a few hotels are …

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When it comes to national parks, few have quite the name or cachet of Yosemite National Park. Yosemite is one of the oldest national parks in the United States and is also one of the most visited – and with good reason. The park’s majestic waterfalls, grand giant trees, and natural wonders like Half Dome …

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