Our preschool family camping trip is rapidly approaching, and for some families this will be their first time spending time under the stars with their little ones, while others may already be seasoned pros. Whatever your experience level camping with your kids, the odds are good that this weekend will whet your appetite for more. Luckily, we have lots of nearby locations that are family-friendly and offer lots of terrific options. Author Teresa Mills-Faraudo contributed an article to Bay Area Parent Magazine with some helpful tips and advice for camping locally with your family:

Camping Close to Home – The Bay Area’s Campgrounds Offer Beautiful Views and MoreĀ 

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Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore

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Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Castro Valley