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10 Oklahoma Trips on a Tankful

10 Oklahoma Trips on a Tankful

Summers were made for road trips. We understand kids and road trips don't always go hand-in-hand, but Oklahoma City is conveniently located in the center of the state, making many of Oklahoma's top attractions just a short distance away. We've rounded up some of our top trip ideas for families looking for fun in close proximity.
Fresh Fun: Picking Produce in Oklahoma

Fresh Fun: Picking Produce in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City metro kids certainly live in a sweet spot. The city offers plenty of urban attractions and excitement but Oklahoma's rich agricultural history is still very much alive on the outskirts. Several local farms open their barn doors each spring and summer to give city-dwellers an inside look at farm life.
Route 66 Road Trip

Route 66 Road Trip

Oklahoma is home to the longest driveable stretch of Route 66 in the country! The Mother Road cuts right through the state and is sprinkled with quirky roadside attractions perfect for families. So plan a Route 66 adventure and be sure to check out these family-friendly stops along the way.
Exploring Galveston With Kids

Exploring Galveston With Kids

Some days, you just want to close your eyes, hear the seagulls calling, the sound of waves crashing on the shore and your kids laughing and playing in the sand. Here’s how to do it: get the family in the car, throw in some clothes, snacks and spontaneity and make it out of the city for a well-deserved road trip to Galveston, Texas.
Oklahoma's Top Family-Friendly Road Trips

Oklahoma's Top Family-Friendly Road Trips

Oklahoma is full of fun family road trip opportunities! To prove it, we had a real local mom explore every region of Oklahoma with her kids and report back on the best family-friendly attractions across the Sooner State.
5 Romantic Escapes in Oklahoma & Why You Need to Take Them

5 Romantic Escapes in Oklahoma & Why You Need to Take Them

Marriage experts urge parents to spend time nurturing their couple relationship as well as their parent relationship. Here are five great places to escape with your spouse in Oklahoma and spend some time together.
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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.
Exploring Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum

Exploring Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum

Why Walmart made a world class art museum free and why your family needs to go.
Six Reasons to Cruise the Caribbean With Disney

Six Reasons to Cruise the Caribbean With Disney

Now that we’ve been on a Disney Cruise out of the nearby port of Galveston, Texas, my husband and I are converts both to the Disney brand of over-the-top hospitality and to cruises as the best kind of vacation to take as a family. Here are my top reasons why a Disney cruise may be the best vacation for your family.
Spend a Weekend in Branson, Missouri

Spend a Weekend in Branson, Missouri

When I was a kid, Branson was already a pretty common vacation spot for Oklahomans. In 1991, though, 60 Minutes did a feature on Branson and the town’s popularity exploded around the nation. If you haven’t been back since you were young, this is definitely not the Branson you remember!
Find Regional Holiday Fun!

Find Regional Holiday Fun!

The holidays are an amazing time of year in Oklahoma and our neighboring states. Just a short drive out of the metro area will deliver your family to a holiday wonderland, both in Oklahoma and just beyond our borders in nearby Branson, Grapevine and Kansas City. Let’s get started!
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2016 Vacation Bible School Guide

Looking for a Vacation Bible School for your child this summer? Find different VBS programs from around the Oklahoma City metro here!

5 Things to Do With Toddlers in OKC This Month

Preschoolers are full of wonder and energy! To help you occupy those active minds this May, we've rounded up our top five events for toddlers and preschoolers happening in the metro. From story times, art making and more, you’ll have plenty of exciting ways to keep the youngest in the family busy all month long.

Top 10 FREE Things to Do This Month in OKC

Oklahoma City is alive with fun, family entertainment around every corner and we've hand-picked the top 10 free events happening across the metro this May.

5 Things to Do With Teens in OKC This Month

When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We've hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids busy all month long.

Kid Review: Hafer Park

I had never been to a park before with so many different playgrounds. There’s also a lake with fish in it and a lot of unusual birds. I’ve seen ducks and geese before but these were more colorful and it was interesting to watch them, walk under the covered bridge and try out three different play areas.

2016 Family-Friendly OKC Street Festivals

Spring and summer bring endless opportunities for outdoor fun to the Oklahoma City metro. Communities in the metro host exciting events filled with live music, local food and activities for guests of all ages. Grab your family and take part in thrilling street festivals in your community this spring or summer.
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