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Check out San Diego's best adventure guide for families, Out & About with Kids!

Looking for things to do in San Diego with kids? Discover local attractions, hidden gems, kid-friendly restaurants and much more, organized by local neighborhoods. Out & About is a great resource for local families and out-of-town guests visiting San Diego County.

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Awesome Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Awesome Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Ready for something new and exciting to shake up your routine? Scavenger hunts are great family entertainment! Plus, they get kids off the couch to explore familiar surroundings with fresh eyes. Whe . . .

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Favorite Hiking Trails in San Diego

Favorite Hiking Trails in San Diego

With San Diego's awesome year-round weather and a plethora of hiking trails for all levels, it's no wonder hiking is a favorite pastime for San Diego families. Here are some favorite local trails, s . . .

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Family Things to Do in San Diego County by Neighborhood

Family Things to Do in San Diego County by Neighborhood

Looking for things to do in San Diego with kids? Discover local attractions, hidden gems, kid-friendly restaurants and much more, organized by local neighborhoods. Out & About is a great resource . . .

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Ask the Locals: Hidden Spots in San Diego for Families

Ask the Locals: Hidden Spots in San Diego for Families

Hidden Gems for FamiliesEveryone loves to discover little-known spots, especially in their own neighborhood. Plan a day to take the kids and explore hidden gems in San Diego. Tag us on Instagram @sand . . .

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24 Ways to Connect with Nature in San Diego

24 Ways to Connect with Nature in San Diego

There is tons of research on the importance of connecting with nature. With San Diego’s amazing weather and beautiful, natural landscapes it’s easy to increase time outdoors. Find nature anywhe . . .

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6 Fun Train Experiences in San Diego

6 Fun Train Experiences in San Diego

All Aboard! Looking for a fun family weekend excursion? Climb aboard one of these San Diego train rides. Kids (and parents) will enjoy the chugging of the engines and wind in their hair. Here are si . . .

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Tips for Visiting Tide Pools in San Diego

Tips for Visiting Tide Pools in San Diego

The best time to visit tide pools is during winter months when low tide occurs during daylight hours. But there’s more to know about tide pooling than when to go. These do’s and don’ts from Sa . . .

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9 Ocean Animal Adventures in San Diego (and Beyond)

9 Ocean Animal Adventures in San Diego (and Beyond)

Do your beach-loving kids obsess over dolphins, orcas and sea anemone? Before summer ends, indulge in some much-needed “vitamin SEA” and plunge into ocean learning at one of these SoCal spots th . . .

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8 Fun Places that Expose Kids to STEM Learning

8 Fun Places that Expose Kids to STEM Learning

Meaningful, experiential learning opportunities for kids and families are everywhere. No need to wait for a class field trip — take the family to one of these local spots or take a memorable day t . . .

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Enjoy the Night Sky Stargazing at Palomar College Planetarium

Enjoy the Night Sky Stargazing at Palomar College Planetarium

Enjoy stargazing in San Diego with your family at the Palomar College Planetarium located approximately 30 minutes north of Downtown.With its state-of-the-art digital technology, 50-foot Astrotec do . . .

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Fun Educational Places to Go with Kids to Beat Summer Slide

Fun Educational Places to Go with Kids to Beat Summer Slide

San Diego County offers countless places to engage in educational play. If you’re concerned about summer learning loss (aka summer slide), or just want to inspire and stimulate learning while havi . . .

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Tide Pools in San Diego

Tide Pools in San Diego

Favorite Tide Pool Spots in San Diego The San Diego shores offer plenty of tide pool fun for families, but the key is to know when to go. The best time to go tidepooling is in late fall and winter . . .

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Let the Kids Get Dirty, Fun Places to Play Outdoors

Let the Kids Get Dirty, Fun Places to Play Outdoors

6 Fun Places to Play Outdoors in San DiegoAccording to Children & Nature Network, playing outdoors can improve or prevent attention difficulties, obesity and mood disorders. It also provides a r . . .

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8 Educational Field Trips that Teach Kids Culture and History

8 Educational Field Trips that Teach Kids Culture and History

Ready to take your child’s education beyond the classroom? There’s no rule that says you have to wait for a class field trip to expose kids to hands-on learning. Take the whole family on fun edu . . .

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Biking with Kids in San Diego

Biking with Kids in San Diego

Riding bikes is a perfect family activity, especially in San Diego where the weather is awesome and there’s a plethora of family-friendly bike trails and resources for beginners. Benefits Bike ri . . .

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