Taking the Kids — and continuing the discussion about climate change
California Coast habitat

Taking the Kids — and continuing the discussion about climate change

Zoos, aquariums and science museums can also be excellent places to explore this important topic and start a dialog with kids — even young ones — about what they might do to be good environmental stewards

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Taking the Kids — and celebrating Halloween all October
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Transforms Magic Kingdom After Dark

Taking the Kids — and celebrating Halloween all October

If you thought you had weeks left to get those costumes ready, think again. That’s because Halloween is now celebrated — big time — from theme parks to zoos, children’s museums to hotels and resorts all October long

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Taking the Kids — to San Diego where kids are free all month!
Carlsbad, California, has launched a new Kidifornia tourism campaign offering special hotel deals and kids’ programs

Taking the Kids — to San Diego where kids are free all month!

Welcome to San Diego, considered California’s birthplace, and one of the most kid-friendly cities in America

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Taking the Kids to free attractions in Washington DC this spring
Just published - The Kids Guide to Washington DC - second edition

Taking the Kids to free attractions in Washington DC this spring

It doesn’t cost anything to visit the Lincoln Memorial at night, to play pilot in a mock cockpit at “America by Air,” a permanent exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, attend a family event or one for young children at the Museum of African American History and Culture or visit the giant pandas at the National Zoo.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lights Up for Evening Adventure
"Rivers of Light,"the majestic nighttime jewel at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lights Up for Evening Adventure

Soaring lights dance across the evening sky at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, but it’s no longer just soft lights illuminating the closed park while the animals play.

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Winter is a great time for a family visit to a zoo or aquarium
Children’s Zoo at Saint Louis Zoo

Winter is a great time for a family visit to a zoo or aquarium

The human kiddos laugh and giggle at the antics of the animals all day at the St. Louis Zoo. It’s one of three major free zoos left in the country along with the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

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Take the Kids to San Diego in October — they’re free!
Downtown USS Midway

Take the Kids to San Diego in October — they’re free!

There’s no better time to visit San Diego than October when kids are free all over town — from the zoo to harbor cruises, LEGOLAND California in nearby Carlsbad, nearly 40 museums, restaurants and activities from surf lessons to speedboat rides to golf and even fishing.

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Families get up close and with the animals at Busch Gardens in Tampa
Get up close to the park’s collection of animal ambassadors

Families get up close and with the animals at Busch Gardens in Tampa

Welcome to the state-of-the-art Animal Care Center at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida — a unique 16,000-square-foot facility opened a little more than two years ago where visitors can watch how the park’s veterinarians take care of the animals that live here

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