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KiddieupTravel
Inspired and inspiring family vacations.
Inspired and inspiring family vacations.
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It seems a fitting time to finally get the pictures up of Enough, the event we took part in this fall at Shed and organized by TheCaliforniaProject. It’s so easy to get caught up in a frenzy of consumption at this time of year as we dive into December…

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Kiddieup Travel is an online magazine devoted to adventurous family travel. It’s to inspire families who like to head off the beaten path, but too far away from a hot shower. Founded by Jenny Teixeira, a former magazine editor and creative director,…

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Recipe for a Fantastic Day at the Park (or Beach) This can be prepared and served as either a playdate or a fundraiser event. After you choose the place, date and adults to lead, Day at the Park is surprisingly easy to cook up. Have each adult bring a few…

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Lunatic fringe. The phrase rattles around your brain while in Big Sur. Maybe it’s just the geography, how the western border terribly, beautifully falls away into the big blue rolling ocean. The place lies just outside the borders of civilization, both…

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Exploring ‘America’s best-idea’ just got better with free passes for kids through the Every Kid in a Park program. It’s almost as if the US national parks willed themselves into being. Their campaign of manifesting their destiny began in the mid-1880s…

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They say you can never go home, but can you drop in for a vacation? Taking in the view of Catalina Island’s tranquil Cat Harbor. An Oakland mom takes her family to Catalina Island to relive the memories of her own childhood vacations. Words and most…

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Sleepaway camp suitcase, packed with dirt, sand and memories. I’m not one to drop the fun of a campout at the front door, but I prefer it to enter my home in the form of campfire songs now sung around the dinner table, not in laundry baskets that sit like…

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The country’s most scenic, and family-friendly mountain biking festival gears up for another great year. The competition’s serious at the bike limbo event. At last year’s Fest, things got a little out of hand. Not the entire weekend—many of the guided…

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  Nature really can be as close as your backyard. We prove it with an overnight adventure that’s only a 30-minute drive from home but feels worlds away. Miles of open space, just minutes from our urban home. One night. Eight kids. Several turkeys. One…

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You can still camp at the original KOA. It’s been in the same spot just outside Billings, Montana since 1962. Clean and green, it’s an island of outdoor fun that sits between two different flows of near constant activity: Hwy 212’s flow of traffic to…
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