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Affordable and Fun Things to Do With Kids During the Summer


Sure, many children want nothing more than to go to Disneyland after the last school bell rings, but most families cannot afford to take a big trip every summer. Luckily when the weather is nice, there’s no reason to spend a lot of money to have fun with the family. Often, the best parts of expensive vacations are the most ordinary ones anyway. 

When I asked my friend’s son and daughter — who were 7 and 9 — what they enjoyed most about their six-day trip to Disney World last summer, they replied, “Swimming in the hotel pool.” Fortunately, you don’t have to hop on a plane to have fun in a pool or do plenty of other activities, none of which will break the bank.

Read on for a handful of fun (and cheap!) things to do with your kids this summer. 

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