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Guide to Family-Friendly Festivals (July-August 2014)

Guide to Family-Friendly Festivals (July-August 2014)

There is always something to do in Oklahoma—and this festival guide is your comprehensive list to family-friendly fun around the state! Whether you are looking for a large festival in the Oklahoma City metro or an event with small-town charm, this guide can help you plan day and weekend trips in Oklahoma.
5 "Bone"-afide Reasons to visit the Museum of Osteology

5 "Bone"-afide Reasons to visit the Museum of Osteology

There is truly no other museum like it in the Oklahoma City area—or anywhere else in America for that matter. Focusing on the form and function of the skeletal system, this museum offers an up close look at skulls and skeletons from all corners of the world. Here are five reasons to explore this unique museum and give your kids a new appreciation of the natural world.
5 Places to Find Water Fun in OKC

5 Places to Find Water Fun in OKC

Summer heat is here! Escape the high temperatures and cool off at these great water parks, pools and splash pads in the metro area. Here are five great ways to make a splash with your family this summer—so grab the sunscreen, hit the water and have a great time.
10 Places to Find Family Fun in the OKC Metro

10 Places to Find Family Fun in the OKC Metro

One of my favorite things about Oklahoma City is that there's always something to do. It doesn't matter how old you are, what hobbies you're interested in, or what part of the city you live in, there is always some place to visit or an event to attend. To help make it a little easier for you to decide how to spend some of those last days of summer close to home, here are some great venues around town that are fun for the whole family and are also included on MetroFamily's awesome 2014-2015 Kids Pass.
Plan the Perfect Family Getaway in Woodward

Plan the Perfect Family Getaway in Woodward

If you are looking for a family getaway that’s not too far away but still seems like a real vacation, Woodward is just the place to go! From exploring caves to seeing an authentic sod house, you won’t find a more family-friendly way to make memories than this charming northwest Oklahoma town.
Enjoy the Outdoors with Northwest Oklahoma's Eight State Parks

Enjoy the Outdoors with Northwest Oklahoma's Eight State Parks

The northwest quadrant of our state has a unique and beautiful landscape and our state parks are a terrific—and inexpensive—way to enjoy the scenery!

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Plan the ultimate family-friendly vacation in San Antonio

Plan the ultimate family-friendly vacation in San Antonio

Summer vacations are precious time to spend with your family, so you want to make sure to choose a destination that will offer something for everyone. Perhaps the most important factor in deciding on a family vacation destination is how kid friendly it is—and San Antonio offers something to please every member of your family.
Exploring Galveston on a Budget

Exploring Galveston on a Budget

Think a beach vacation isn’t in your budget? Think again. Limited funds or not-you can still squeeze in a great Galveston vacation on a tight budget thanks to the long list of cheap or free attractions and the hidden savings in lodging around town.
Pirates, Planes & the Science of the Sea: Exploring Galveston

Pirates, Planes & the Science of the Sea: Exploring Galveston

Many, if not all, of Galveston Island’s top attractions have a learning component built into the activity and offer an opportunity to gain new insights and interests. The best news is that the kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even notice that you snuck some science and history into their summer.
Plan a Perfect Vacation to South Dakota

Plan a Perfect Vacation to South Dakota

This summer, take a trip north into a wild state filled with mountains, forests, roaming buffalo and so much American history that your family may feel it has stepped back in time. If you are looking for the perfect family vacation, it can be found in South Dakota.

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MetroFamily Field Guides

MetroFamily Field Guides

MetroFamily Field Guides seize the learning opportunities that come along with family outings. A child’s educational journey extends way beyond the walls of a classroom and we encourage parents to take a leading role in ensuring learning success.

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