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Top Spots for Learning Outside the Classroom

Top Spots for Learning Outside the Classroom

Recent budget cuts to Oklahoma City Public Schools have many parents concerned about educational opportunities available to their children. And while that makes it a great time for parents to get more involved in local politics and school funding, parents should be encouraged to know their kids are learning all the time, not just in the classroom.
6 Christmas Experiences Worth the Drive

6 Christmas Experiences Worth the Drive

Make plans now to travel to one of these six can't-miss holiday experiences.
Fall Foliage Hikes

Fall Foliage Hikes

The air is cool and crisp. Leaves crunch underfoot and hues of red and gold fluttering against a blue sky can’t be beat.
7 Reasons to Take a Panhandle Road Trip

7 Reasons to Take a Panhandle Road Trip

The panhandle of Oklahoma covers a large area and contains many diverse landscapes. Taking your kids on a panhandle road trip means exposing them to red rock cliffs, beautiful prairies, lush forests and rocky mesas.
Canoeing with Kids in Oklahoma

Canoeing with Kids in Oklahoma

There is no shortage of beautiful lakes and rivers in Oklahoma and an early morning canoe trip with a midday swim is the perfect way to enjoy them.
Land of the Outlaws: Robbers Cave

Land of the Outlaws: Robbers Cave

Robbers Cave State Park offers a plethora of activities to keep the whole family entertained from mountain biking, canoeing, paddle boats, hayrides, playgrounds and more.
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7 Things to Do With Kids in Santa Fe

7 Things to Do With Kids in Santa Fe

No matter what time of year you visit Santa Fe, it's a magical destination for families.
5 Festive Reasons to Visit Santa Fe This Christmas

5 Festive Reasons to Visit Santa Fe This Christmas

The allure and mystique of Santa Fe is only intensified by the community’s distinctive holiday traditions.
5 Reasons to Book a Trip to Bolivar Pennisula

5 Reasons to Book a Trip to Bolivar Pennisula

With gorgeous vacation homes and expansive views of both the ocean and the bay, this gem of a destination is just waiting to be explored.
A Kansas City Christmas

A Kansas City Christmas

Remember the scene in “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie and his friends are looking in the department store Christmas windows? Kansas City returns to that magical 1950s Christmas every year with magical light displays and over-the-top holiday events. The end of November is the perfect time to make the trek to Kansas City (about five hours northeast of Oklahoma City) to kick off the Christmas season in a festive family-friendly environment.
3 Reasons to Visit Dallas with Kids

3 Reasons to Visit Dallas with Kids

Dallas encompasses about 385 square miles, but its heart is in the downtown area. The epicenter of urban revival, downtown Dallas offers shopping, dining and a wild nightlife. It is also home to the West However, for many non-residents, Dallas is just that “really big city south of Oklahoma,” and hasn’t been known as a fun place to bring kids.
St. Louis: Guide to the Gateway of Fun

St. Louis: Guide to the Gateway of Fun

Spring Break is fast approaching and summer break comes soon after. While there will be plenty of fun to be had in the metro, it never hurts to get out of town for a few days. MetroFamily’s calendar editor, Lindsay Cuomo, visited St. Louis with her husband and three kids and reported back about the can’t-miss attractions. The eastern Missouri city is a seven-hour drive away from the metro, making it an ideal out-of-state destination.
Find Endless Adventure in Kansas

Find Endless Adventure in Kansas

The Oklahoma City area is host to endless family activities, but if you're willing to cross the border into Kansas, two out-of-this-world attractions await.
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.
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OKC Spring Break Camps Guide

From day camps to week-long camps, here is a comprehensive guide to the educational camps being offered in and around the OKC metro.

Editor's Picks: Indoor Entertainment in OKC

Winter is here. Check out these great places in the Oklahoma City metro to kill some time or get the wiggles out indoors.

Ultimate 17 for 2017 Family Bucket List

Let’s make a resolution to have some fun and make some memories together this year!

Tackling the after-Christmas Letdown

Fill your family time in between Christmas and New Year’s with these 10 fun ideas.

Winter Break Camps

Keep kids busy with an assortment of winter break activities and mini camps.

Editor's Picks: Top Spots for Holiday Drinks

We've hand-picked some of Oklahoma City's best coffee and tea shops for families with kids of all ages.
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