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July 16, 2015

Things To Do With Kids in Pittsburgh

A few weeks ago, we took our kids to Pittsburgh for a weekend getaway. My husband’s family is originally from that area, and he went to school out there, so he had been wanting to visit for a while. PNC Park is known to be one of the most beautiful baseball stadiums in the country, and my...
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July 6, 2015

Exploring the Shenandoah Valley with Kids

I’ve lived in eastern Pennsylvania for the past 20 years, but I grew up in a small town in southwestern Virginia that is located along the I-81 corridor just south of Roanoke. A few times a year, we travel across the PA Turnpike and down I-81 through the lush Shenandoah Valley to visit my family. Every time we...
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January 29, 2015

Things To Do With Kids in the Lehigh Valley

Things To Do With Kids is BACK this week with a post from my friend and fellow blogger, Jen, at Making Life Matter. This series is NOT just about things to do with kids in big cities. If you live in an area that you love that has a lot to offer families, feel free...
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January 15, 2015

10 Things To Do In Boston and Cape Cod {with a teenage girl who loves photography}

I’m so excited to bring back my Things To Do With Kids series for 2015! I already have two submissions. If you would like to submit one for your area, or an area you love, feel free to email me at info@jolynneshane.com. This post was submitted by a longtime blog reader and commenter. Susan lives...
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December 16, 2014

10 Tips for Visiting New York City with Kids at Christmastime

I envisioned this trip for years. Everyone talks about how magical NYC is at Christmastime. I have friends who go every year, and it’s a family tradition that they treasure. I have traveled many times to New York City, but I had never been with my family. The kids were intrigued with the idea of...
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October 6, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Charleston, SC

Did you do a double-take? No, those aren’t my boys. My friend Whitney is guest posting for me today for my Things To Do With Kids Series. Charleston is one of my favorite places to visit. I’ve been twice, but never with kids. My favorite thing to do was the carriage ride. I am always...
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August 4, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Cape May

A few weeks ago, we enjoyed a short family vacation in Cape May, New Jersey. Cape May is one of the prettiest towns on the Jersey shore, and it’s definitely one of the quieter beaches. Many families like to stay in Ocean City or Avalon, but I’m quite fond of the Victorian charm you can only...
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July 28, 2014

Things To Do with Kids in Portsmouth, NH

On our way to Maine, we decided to stop over in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Portsmouth is a historic maritime town that has recently become a hub for foodies and locavores while retaining its quintessential New England charm. From its clapboard houses dating back to the 1700s, to the downtown square with its white-steepled church, to the rows of adorable shops and waterfront seafood...
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July 7, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Lake Erie & Northern Ohio

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Things To Do With Kids post. I had a bit of a dry spell with submissions, but today I’m excited to share with you some great things to do with kids in Lake Erie and Northern Ohio. Longtime faithful blog reader and commenter, Lee Ann, volunteered to share...
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June 9, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

It’s time for another Things To Do With Kids post! Make sure to check out all the posts in this series. Today we’re going to talk Washington, D.C. A few years ago, we took our kids to Washington, D.C. for a long weekend and we had a blast, but I know we barely scratched the...
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May 28, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Phoenix

It’s time for another Things To Do With Kids post! This time we are focusing on Phoenix, Arizona! I have been to Phoenix once, and I fell in love on the spot. I didn’t expect to find the American west so breathtakingly beautiful, but it absolutely stole my heart. I often joke about moving out there...
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May 20, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Chicago

This post is the second in a series on Things To Do With Kids in *Insert City Name Here*. My friend Shelly of Life on the Wild Side generously offered to share her insider info as a longtime Chicago resident! I’ve only been to Chicago once, and it was not with kids. Instead, I spent the...
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