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A New Experience: Sacramento Adventure Playground

A New Experience: Sacramento Adventure Playground

| February 8, 2017

In a time when so many of us parents are recognizing that our kids are not playing outside and using their imaginations like we did when we were kids, this new addition to Sacramento comes as a refreshing opportunity for them to do just that. Sacramento Adventure Playground is powered by Fairytale Town and opened […]

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3 New Attractions at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

3 New Attractions at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

| August 4, 2015 | 601 Comments

Every summer, my friend from San Diego and I trade off visiting each other and try to create a memorable week with our combined five kids. This year it was my turn to host and in planning our outings, I decided our biggest one should be Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. They had never been and […]

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23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

| May 23, 2013 | 373 Comments

[please visit our updated 2016 sprayground list] We all need a place to take the kids for some fun water play when it is HOT and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 23 parks with wonderful water features open for the Summer! The majority of them have just turned their water on or will […]

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15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

| April 23, 2013 | 589 Comments

Spring is all about rediscovering Mother Nature! Right now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors in our area. I have rounded up 15 of the best places to see nature, breathe fresh air, get some exercise…and have tons of fun! 1. Effie Yeaw Nature Center 2. Gibson Ranch 3. Sacramento Zoo 4. […]

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Gibson Ranch Park Photo Gallery

Gibson Ranch Park Photo Gallery

| November 21, 2012 | 123 Comments

  Gibson Ranch Park 8556 Gibson Ranch Rd Elverta, CA 95626 $5.00 parking fee per vehicle  

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Nimbus Fish Hatchery Salmon Ladder

Nimbus Fish Hatchery Salmon Ladder

| November 5, 2012 | 780 Comments

This is the best time of the year to visit the Nimbus Fish Hatchery! It’s SALMON SEASON and there is so much to see and learn! Laura Drath, the Fish and Wildlife Interpreter for the Nimbus Fish Hatchery was kind enough to give me the inside scoop on what is happening and the best time […]

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2012 Pumpkin Patch Guide

2012 Pumpkin Patch Guide

| September 24, 2012 | 244 Comments

When you think of celebrating Fall with kids, do PUMPKIN PATCHES immediately come to mind? Picking out that perfect pumpkin is a fabulous tradition that your little ones will look forward to each year. We are lucky to have many wonderful patches in the Sacramento area to choose from that not only have pumpkins, but […]

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Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

| August 28, 2012 | 127 Comments

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Funderland Amusement Park

Funderland Amusement Park

| June 18, 2012 | 296 Comments

“THE FUNNEST LITTLE PLACE IN THE LAND!” For a kid, there is not much that can beat the MAGIC of an amusement park! The music from the carousel, the thrill of the rides, and the taste of the cotton candy. Heaven! Here in Sacramento, we have a classic landmark that is remembered by our grandparents […]

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Father’s Day Weekend Top 10

Father’s Day Weekend Top 10

| June 14, 2012 | 6 Comments

Fri, June 15th – Sun, June 17th 1. Gather round the CAMPFIRE for songs and stories at the Maidu Indian Museum. Fri 2. Watch a parade, live music, and dance at JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL in William Land Park. Fri-Sat Free 3. Learn, play, and enjoy a magic show at Safetyville’s FAMILY SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO. Sat […]

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