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Best Places for U-Pick Cherries in WA

Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan. July is the perfect month for picking this gorgeous (and tasty) Washington fruit! Here are some of our favorite u-pick spots.

07/02/2012

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Best Strawberry U-Pick in Puget Sound

Finally! We’ve been waiting all spring for those ripe, juicy berries. With an extra wet season and not a lot of sunshine, the strawberries are finally ready for picking. Here are some of our favorite spots.

06/29/2012

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Guide to Unique Animal Parks in WA

Headed out of town and want to take in a little nature? Here are some interesting and unique animal parks where you and your kids can see animals up close that you might not see anywhere else.

06/27/2012

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Hands-On Farm Experiences for Seattle Kids

If your city kids want a chance to visit a real farm with animals and plenty of room for running around, just outside Seattle you’ll find fun, friendly farms with tons of hands-on experiences and adventures for the whole family.

03/02/2012

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Best of This Weekend, August 12 – 14

Put some fun in your ‘staycation’ and head out to one of these weekend activities. From celebrating Brazilian culture, to fairs, festivals and fireworks, there’s something for everyone!

08/10/2011

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Best of U-Pick Vegetables in Puget Sound

Some gorgeous weather in Puget Sound has folks looking for fresh vegetables! Here are some places where you can find all your salad fix-in’s and more!

07/30/2011

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Best U-Pick Blueberries in Western WA

Looking for a fun activity to do with your family? Pick fresh blueberries! List of local u-pick farms here….

07/14/2011

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Best of This Weekend July 8 – 10

Arts and crafts, carnivals, airplanes, dragon parades and dragon boats make up some of the best of this weekend. Go get it!

07/09/2011

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Best of Arlington Fly-In July 6 -10

Pilots, aviation buffs and kids alike, will be descending on Arlington, WA this week for their annual Fly-In. It’s a great time for learning about airplanes, going on rides, flying model airplanes and watching incredible air show stunts.

07/03/2011

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Best Berry Picking Around the Sound

We need some more sun to ripen those strawberries! But come mid-June, we should have the makings for delicious berries and jam! Grab the kids and a bucket and get pickin’!

05/31/2011

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