Tahoe Donner with kids is a super place if you’re staying in Truckee, priced right for beginners.
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Tahoe offers a great experience for families, and I road-tested it for you.
Hit the jackpot of lights at the Oakland Zoo. ZooLights requires admission prices even for members, but it is way cool. Santa occasionally.
Ride an epic tree swing, make a wreath, roast marshmallows, cut your own Christmas tree, hike in the woods, and wrestle your brothers in the mud.
From Gorillas to Penguins and back through on the historic train, the San Francisco Zoo has a lot to offer families. Oakland Zoo members save big, too.
East Bay Christmas tree lots from Alameda, Oakland, Castro Valley, Berkeley range from fast, playful, to woodsy. Choose your favorite!
LEGO birthday parties can be at your house or in a rec center and be as easy or challenging as you want. If your kid loves LEGO, go for it!