Nike Town Portland

930 Southwest 6th Avenue Portland, OR Portland, Oregon offers a wealth of family-friendly attractions (in fact, I have so many to review, I'm behind!), but if you have a sports fan in your group, you'll want to spend some time at Nike Town. The … [Read more...]

Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground

4217 High Point Road Greensboro, NC This pit stop submitted by Pit Stops for Kids reader Kevin. Thank you, Kevin, for your submission! The largest indoor playground in North Carolina, Bumper Jumpers is the place to go to beat the summer heat … [Read more...]

A Pit Stop a Day (Day 21): Pretend City (review and giveaway)

Day 21 dawned foggy in Laguna Beach, so we spent the morning hours a few miles inland at Pretend City, a great hands-on play space for kids in nearby Irvine. Pretend City is a 15,000 square foot play space based on the premise that children learn … [Read more...]

Raptor Reef Indoor Water Park

175 W. Orchard Hayden, Idaho Located in Hayden, Idaho as part of the Triple Play Family Fun Park, Raptor Reef is a massive indoor water park that's easy to miss if you don't realize it's there. Stopping here makes for at least a half-day pit … [Read more...]

Kid Time! Discovery Experience

Kid Time!, previously K.I.D.S, is a great place to stop and play while driving I-5 or just visiting the Rogue Valley, especially if the weather isn't cooperating. A large, hands-on kids' museum and play space, Kid Time has lots of imaginary place … [Read more...]

Splash! Lively Park Swim Center

6100 Thurston Road Springfield, OR We've driven up and down I-5 through the state of Oregon dozens of times, but until a neighborhood family told us about it, we had no idea Splash! Lively Park Swim Center existed! A wonderful pitstop when you … [Read more...]

KidZone in Club Northwest

2160 N.W. Vine Street Grants Pass, Oregon You can't miss KidZone from I-5 (see photo of the outside of the building), but you will be left wondering what it is you're looking at, it's so poorly marked from the outside. Put simply, it's … [Read more...]