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10 Ways to Keep it Weird in Portland with Kids

This city in Oregon prides itself on being offbeat with its slogan, “Keep Portland weird.” Public pianos implore passersby to play them. Dogs wear sunglasses. Doughnuts come topped with bubble gum. Intrigued? Check out these 10 ways to keep it weird in Portland with kids. 1. Eat weird Portland doughnuts. Kick off your Portland explorations with some […]

10 Things You Must Do in Oregon’s Cannon Beach with Kids

If you’re looking for a beautiful beachfront, laid-back family vacation spot, Cannon Beach is for you. From the moment you see majestic Haystack Rock to that first taste of gooey, caramelized marshmallow roasted over a beach bonfire — you will find yourself falling in love over and over with this coastal Oregon town. Here are […]

Leaping Lamb Farm with Kids ~ An Oregon Farm Stay Your Family Will Love

Why should you book a vacation at Leaping Lamb Farm with kids? I could tell you it’s the sheep and their wooly babes. Or I could say it’s silly Gillie the dog who comes calling at your cottage door when he hears the clang of dishes being washed. I might say it’s the fainting goats, […]

I-5 Road Trip Pit Stops for Families to Cure Any Case of “Are We There Yet?!”

Stretching between Seattle and San Diego, Interstate-5 has no shortage of exciting cities, beautiful scenery, and road-side attractions to keep your crew entertained on family road trips. The question is, which are worth stopping for and which are simply a waste of valuable travel time and travel cash? Making my home in an I-5 town, I’m well acquainted with this particular interstate, as are my kids. Below you’ll find our top five pit stops that won’t break the bank or ruin your carefully planned schedule. Best of all, they’re all directly off an I-5 exit!