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A Frighteningly Cool Halloween Outing with Teens in Bristol, CT
Sunday, September 27, 2009 – 1:27 am | No Comment
A Frighteningly Cool Halloween Outing with Teens in Bristol, CT

Local mom, Tracey Blackman, shares a chilling (and fun!) fall outing with teens.
Every October I like to take my teen daughters to The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT. Lake Compounce is America’s …

10 Fun and Free Family Activities in Gatlinburg, TN
Saturday, September 26, 2009 – 1:06 am | 7 Comments
10 Fun and Free Family Activities in Gatlinburg, TN

Local dad, Jim Davis of the Gatlinburg Depatment of Tourism, offers this list of great fun (and free!) things to do in and around Gatlinburg.  Thanks Jim!!
1.  Find Adventure Along The Parkway
Put on your walking shoes, …

Family Activities in the Sonoma Valley Wine Country
Friday, September 25, 2009 – 1:50 am | 4 Comments
Family Activities in the Sonoma Valley Wine Country

I was so excited to receive this information about kid friendly activities in California’s Wine Country!  Now I have another reason to revisit Sonoma Valley.  Thank you so much to Tina at the Sonoma County …

Apple and Pumpkin Picking in Granite Springs, NY
Thursday, September 24, 2009 – 1:58 am | No Comment
Apple and Pumpkin Picking in Granite Springs, NY

Local mom Sara Lise Raff shares what she loves about Stuart’s Fruit Farm.   The New York State Century Farm award winner is home to the sixth generation of Stuarts who work the 200+ acres of …

Fun Family Activities This Fall in Columbia, SC
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 – 1:06 am | One Comment
Fun Family Activities This Fall in Columbia, SC

Local mom, Jayne Baker shares with us some great ideas for family outings this fall in and around Columbia, SC.
Irmo Okra Strut
September 26-27, 2009
It is the largest known celebration of the slimy green vegetable…okra. The …

Fall Family Fun at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 – 1:53 am | 2 Comments
Fall Family Fun at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is loaded with over 16 hands-on exhibits that are super-fun for little ones.    This fall and winter have some exciting special events not to be missed:

A Country Fall Family Outing in the City of Olympia, WA
Monday, September 21, 2009 – 11:40 am | No Comment
A Country Fall Family Outing in the City of Olympia, WA

Local mom Julie Gangler shares one of her favorite fall family activities: Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm near Olympia, WA (the state capital).
 Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm, (9402 Rich Road SE, Olympia WA 98501, 360-491-7328) offers fun, …

Fun Fall Family Activity: Apples, Pumpkins, and Corn Maze at Critz Farms in Cazenovia, NY
Saturday, September 19, 2009 – 1:42 am | No Comment
Fun Fall Family Activity: Apples, Pumpkins, and Corn Maze at Critz Farms in Cazenovia, NY

Fall is the time for apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn mazes!  In this guest post, local mom Lorrell Walker shares the perfect place for just such a fall family outing near her hometown.
One of our …

Quad Cities Offers Several Fun Fall Family Activities
Friday, September 18, 2009 – 1:04 am | No Comment
Quad Cities Offers Several Fun Fall Family Activities

Comprised of 5 cities along the Mississippi River, (Davenport, IA;  Moline, IL; Rock Island, IL; Bettendorf, IA; East Moline, IL) the Quad Cities is full of action this weekend and into the fall months.  The Quad …

‘Meet’ Teddy Roosevelt in Olympic National Park, WA
Thursday, September 17, 2009 – 1:15 am | One Comment
‘Meet’ Teddy Roosevelt in Olympic National Park, WA

I really thought this press release was worth sharing, just for the uniqueness of it all!  And it totally fits in with the history theme we have going on this fall.  If you can make …