Tahoe Donner is a great option if you’re staying in Truckee, priced right for beginners and kids. It’s our go-to resort for affordable skiing and lessons.
There’s plenty of holiday cheer at the Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Rink in San Ramon and plenty of dining and shopping options.
Less than an hour from Oakland, Smith Family Farm offers a pumpkin patch, corn maze, and fall activities in a county fair-like experience.
The UMOJA roller skating rink at Liberation Park in East Oakland is a rad spot to lace up your roller skates and sway to some groovy music.
The Junction Beer Garden in Mill Valley has a huge outdoor eating area, large play structure, 30 beers on tap, and fantastic pizzas and salads.
The Urban Edge Farm in Brentwood is a 34-acre organic farm producing 50 different vegetables, herbs, and fruits with fields of flowers for the picking. …
A summer Mendocino trip is becoming a yearly tradition for our family. We love glamping at Mendocino Grove, riding the iconic Skunk Train, and hitting the beaches.
The Robert Livermore Aquatic Center has a lagoon-style play pool, a water play structure, and a 22-foot-long water slide. Perfect for some splash-time fun!
PlayGround, an indoor play center in Castro Valley for kids ages 1 through 12, has a two-tiered play center with lots of soft play and a Ninja Course!
Lafayette has some active family adventures just 15 minutes from Oakland. Here are our favorite spots that are both kid-friendly and dog-friendly.
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.