The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore Portland, Seattle, and the surrounding areas with kids. These go-to guides offer comprehensive ideas and listings appropriate for a wide array of ages, from babies and toddlers to young teens. Activities range from exploring children’s museums and other hands-on creative destinations to hiking, swimming, and ziplining, as well as visiting libraries, zoos, playgrounds, and much more, including where to find the best ice cream! Bursting with relevant, reliable information and tips, as well as itineraries for one day or more, these guides will take the place of hours of tedious online research. Instead you’ll find everything you need to know in one book that you can also pop into a bag or stroller and bring along with you. Whether you unexpectedly have a couple of free hours or want to plan a weekend away, grab a Family Adventures guide and make some amazing memories with your kids!
KATE CALAMUSA is a Seattle-based writer and editor with over 10 years of experience in print publications. Her work appears in the likes of Seattle Business, Northwest Home, and JCK magazines. Kate now writes for a variety of Seattle-based clients in between touring the town with her one-year-old daughter in tow.
"There are so many things to see and do… If you are moving to the area or planning to visit, I first recommend getting a copy."
"Keep a copy in your diaper bag, glove box or bike panniers, and reach for it the next time a few free hours open up."
"Very clever and creative."
—Under the Table with Jen
"Provides families with kid-tested activities."
"It’s books like these that make you realize how lucky we are to live here."
"Loving this new Northwest family travel book, packed with fun family itineraries to explore this awesome city!"
—Thrifty Northwest Mom