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A Portland Day Trip with or without Kids: Exploring Willamette Valley Wineries

An approachable, easygoing city with plenty to see and do, Portland makes a great family getaway. A fun fact for wine-loving parents is that the Willamette Valley, one of the nation’s fast growing high-quality wine regions with over 200 wineries, lies just outside Portland and makes a perfect day trip, with or without kids.

Best known for its award-winning Pinot Noir, the Willamette Valley is leading the charge around sustainable farming and that goes hand-in-and with incredible dining opportunities …

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Family Road Trips Offer Year-Round Fun In California

California is a year-round destination. Families know San Diego, San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Los Angeles are fabulous with kids. Add Central California cities and attractions to this list; Monterey, Carmel, Cambria, Pismo Beach and Santa Barbara offer all kinds of fun for families in every season.

What families don’t know is that there’s more than these coastal destinations to explore!. We enjoyed a getaway with kids in Paso Robles this fall. Located just 45-minutes inland …


1-2-3-4 Excellent Reasons to Visit Paso Robles with Kids

Paso Robles, located off Highway 101 midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is one of America’s fastest growing wine regions. We passed through Paso on countless road trips when I was a kid, but we never thought of it as an appealing destination for a California family getaway. No so anymore!

We spent the Columbus Day holiday here and enjoyed every minute; there’s loads to do for wine and food loving parents traveling with kids of all ages.