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It's fun time in the Windy City! Ask any local what they do with out of town guests and 9 out of 10 times they'll recommend the Architecture Tour Boat Ride. To eat like a local too, grab grilling supplies at Paulina Market. Learn more about the city than most residents on the historic neighborhoods tour before you run wild at the brand-new Maggie Daley park or stop for a look at the animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo - one of the few free admission zoos in the country.
New York City, NY
Live it up in the big city! Relive some classic movie scenes when you and your family visit FAO Schwartz before the iconic toy store closes its doors. Hit the rides at Luna Park on Coney Island or find nature in the five boroughs at Prospect Park. Time in the Big Apple offers all kinds of hidden family-friendly gems.
Beautiful weather all-year-round mixed with fun historical stops! There's a lot of history in California. Museums abound and gold rush era architecture like Sutter's Fort is fun to see. Unless your kid is the next Ken Burns or Huell Howser, you're going to want to include some time for visiting everything from the trees at the Fullerton Arboretum to attractions like Fairytale Town or the zoo or go and see how high your family can climb at Sacramento Pipeworks.
Beautiful weather all-year-round mixed with fun historical stops! There's a lot of history in Sacramento, especially Old Sacramento. Museums abound and gold rush era architecture like Sutter's Fort is fun to see. Unless your kid is the next Ken Burns or Huell Howser, you're going to want to include some time for visiting many of the city's other attractions like Fairytale Town or the zoo or go and see how high your family can climb at Sacramento Pipeworks.
Something for every member of your family! Get away to Rogue Valley and the beauty of Crater Lake, start a rock collection at the Crater Rock Museum or just let the kids run wild while jumping your cares away at Rogue Air Trampoline Park. There is Harry and David or craft markets for the shoppers in the family and hiking trails for the adventure seekers.
It's small town charm with an escape to nature.Try the Aiken Arboretum Trail for a hot adventure walk and then let the kids cool down at the Sprayground before picking up dinner supplies at Lanier's Meat Market. Looking for some sophistication and culture? Graniteville still has your family covered with high-end shopping of the Surrey Center and the Herbert Institute of Art.
Kids the White House! From freeze-dried astronaut ice cream at the Air & Space Museum to problem-solving puzzles at the Spark Lab. Washington, DC isn't just for grown-ups. Families will find an endless array of fun and educational attractions throughout the city, for big kids and smaller ones.
San Antonio, TX
Remember the ALAMO! From historic battle sites to rambling walks along the river, San Antonio is a great destination for family fun. You'll find Texas-sized thrills with wild-rides at Six Flags theme park, up-close encounters with aquatic animals at Sea World and that is not even including great margaritas and south of the border food.