Category: amusements

Everything is WICKED awesome at Legoland Discovery Center Boston.

Everything is WICKED awesome at Legoland Discovery Center Boston.

[ 0 ] May 27, 2014 |

Great news for Lego lovers–Legoland Discovery Center Boston opened at Assembly Row in Somerville on May 23! Contributing writer Nicole Estrella had a sneak peak and shares her family adventure below. – Anisa I know driving into Boston can intimidate some folks but it is very easy to get to the Legoland Discovery Center. It […]

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Family Adventure: Boston Duck Tour

Family Adventure: Boston Duck Tour

[ 0 ] July 30, 2013 |

I think I have maybe posted one or two photos on Instragram, ever.  I’m more of a Facebook gal.  But when the New England Aquarium posted their Instagra m photo contest to Facebook to celebrate World Oceans Day, I couldn’t resist the topic: Submit a picture that exemplified how your family “lived blue.”  I actually […]

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Win a trip to see the Boston Red Sox on April 28!

Win a trip to see the Boston Red Sox on April 28!

[ 43 ] April 4, 2013 |

Kidoinfo is giving away one ticket to two winners to see the Red Sox v Astros on April 28!

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36 + Hours in Providence with Kids

36 + Hours in Providence with Kids

[ 3 ] August 10, 2012 |

Since Providence is such a cool place to hang with kids, we love sharing our favorite family-friendly things to do in the area on a regular basis. Although the recent New York Times article, “36 Hours in Providence, R.I” mentions many fab things to do and see in the city, it’s not tailored for families, prompting me to update my Kidoinfo post from 2007, “36 Hours in Providence (with Kids).”

I’ve a packed a lot into the weekend and I know in reality that children need naps, nourishment, and places to roam. Although you may only want a playground and a family friendly place to eat, I provide plenty of options depending on the weather, the age of your kids, and your sense of adventure. Have fun playing in Providence!

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Family Matters: Summer Staycations

Family Matters: Summer Staycations

[ 0 ] August 3, 2012 |

Some of the best summer fun can be had close to home. Plan some staycation outings for August. Photo: Mood Board Photography.

Staycations have become a fashionable necessity during these days of higher gas prices and reduced work weeks, unemployment, or the fear of losing a job. For many, the idea of a pricey vacation is simply out of the question and for others this may be a preferred way to explore your community. Enjoy this list of ideas I originally wrote for the Kidoinfo Staycation Guide.

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Family Matters: 4 Great Summer Activities (3 for Under $10!)

Family Matters: 4 Great Summer Activities (3 for Under $10!)

[ 0 ] June 1, 2012 |

Summer weekends are stretching out before us, and before we know it all the kidos will be on vacation. Here are four of my favorite ways to have a local adventure with the family… 3 of them for less than $10!

Rhode Island’s carousels

There are many lovely carousels, most of them historic, located around the state. Plan to visit all this summer…. see if you can visit all the major ones before Labor Day.

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Free (or almost free) 2011 Summer Movies for Kids

Free (or almost free) 2011 Summer Movies for Kids

[ 1 ] June 30, 2011 |

Looking for an alternative activity that’s just perfect for escaping the dog days of summer that lie ahead? Several cinemas in the area offer free summer movies for kids and their families. When the temperatures finally start heating up and your looking for ways to limit your UV exposure you may welcome this air-conditioned option ocasionally.

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Off-off-off Cape Daytrip to Seekonk, MA

Off-off-off Cape Daytrip to Seekonk, MA

[ 3 ] August 19, 2009 |

Does the August calendar page have you wondering “where did summer go?” Well, summer is still here and there is still time for carefree, memory-making fun. If a trip to Cape Cod isn’t in the schedule, consider Seekonk. Just over the Rhode Island border in Massachusetts, Route 6 (Fall River Avenue) in Seekonk offers many […]

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