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Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco with Kids: 8 Top Things to Do

My hometown of San Francisco is one of the most popular family travel destinations in the world.  I’m lucky enough to live in the middle of it all with my two kids!  Of course, like many travelers, I occasionally take my hometown for granted and don’t experience everything it has to offer.  I’m making 2016 the …

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Should You Fly or Drive From San Francisco to Disneyland?

When Northern California families are planning vacations down to Anaheim to see Mickey Mouse, the first big trip planning question many face is how to get there. To drive or to fly? That is the question! Los Angeles and San Francisco are approximately 380 miles apart. It’s a 6 hour drive (without traffic) from the …

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Exploring California Missions: Mission San Rafael Arcángel

This post is part of a series by bloggers around California to visit and explore the California missions with kids.  The 21 Spanish missions in California were established by the Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833.  These religious and military outposts were designed to be a day’s walk from each other, …

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