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Snoqualmie Valley Railroad

"Junior Railroad: Model Trains in a Model Garden" exhibit in the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago.

Best Railroad Experiences In Seattle For Kids

There is nothing like the iconic sound of a locomotive click-clacking on the railroad tracks to stir the imagination of a young child. From the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad and Northwest Railway Museum to Amtrak’s Northwest Passage journey, railroad experiences abound in the Seattle area for future conductors and engineers.

06/28/2013

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Best Grandparents Day Activities in Puget Sound on September 9

Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.

09/07/2012

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Best Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day September 11

Not just another card shop holiday, President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a National Grandparents Day in September, 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Northwest. All aboard?

09/05/2011

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Best Father’s Day Activities for Dads of Little Ones

Do the kids call him “da-da” or “Daddy”? Maybe a Father’s Day geared for the younger crowd is what you’re looking for this weekend. Here are some ideas:

06/14/2011

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A Guide to Mother’s Day Activities

Moms are often showered with home-made cards, school art projects, and breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. Here are some ideas that can involve the whole family to say “thank you” to Mom on her special day.

04/14/2011