Golden Gate Park Children’s Playground & Carousel

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There are so many great things to do in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park – take a  stroll, explore the Cal Academy of Sciences, visit the Conservatory of Flowers, or sip tea at the Japanese Tea Garden. But have you ever been to the children’s park inside Golden Gate Park? It’s fantastic! The children’s park is situated near Golden […]

Worth the drive: Heather Farm Park and Playground in Walnut Creek

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The unique feature of the Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of artificial-turf covered mounds that children can slide down on sheets of cardboard. The park is a great destination for all ages. From a stroller-friendly walk around the pond to a well-placed bench for grandparents to sit, it has a lot […]

99 East Bay restaurants to try with your kids

Favorite East Bay restaurant: Homemade Cafe in Berkeley

If you’re a parent in Berkeley, Oakland, or some other part of the East Bay, odds are pretty good that you’ve been to at least five of the following restaurants with your kids. Over and over! And over! 510Families.com has profiled many of these spots within our archives, but consider this your community-generated cheat sheet […]

Angel Island, family-friendly hike and more

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This weekend adventure to Angel Island has a little something for everyone on your list – a boat ride (fun!), exercise, drinks, AND beautiful scenery. Sound good? Let’s go! Getting There We took the 10am Tiburon Ferry – tickets were $15/adult, $5/child. The boat ride is a short 12 minute trip to the island – not too long to get sea-sick, and […]