Monterey Bay Aquarium has awesome otters, penguins, and play area. But it can be overwhelming, too. Here’s our little kids’ perspective.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Thomas the Tank Engine is coming near the Bay Area July 29-31 and August 5 to Felton’s Roaring Camp Railroads. Book tickets early.
If you are a crafter, builder, or tinkerer, this event is for you and your curious kids. The Bay Area Maker Faire is unforgettable fun.
Your guide to Bay Area waterparks; find the one that works best for your family. From water slide junkies to sprayground newbies, we love ya!
Brentwood: When to go, where to go, and what to bring on a cherry picking day trip from the Bay Area.
Bay Area day trips for families within 90 minutes of Oakland: Safari West, Monterey Aquarium, Roaring Camp, Jelly Belly Factory, Ano Nuevo State Park.
California’s Great America claims to be home to the most rides in Northern California and offers a complete water park inside.
Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or daytrip. Here are some of our favorites with links to full descriptions.
A simple itinerary for an Oregon Road Trip with kids: from the Bay Area to Portland.
San Francisco’s Ferry Building is a quick BART ride and an exciting option for a weekday adventure with your kids. Bring a hat, a jacket, a camera, and your friends.
I took my family to Safari West in Santa Rosa to spend the morning on a safari vehicle tour. Super fun! I suggest this trip for tall four-year olds and older for a unique day trip.
90 minutes North of Oakland on the Russian River sits the quaint little town of Guerneville — our favorite day trip.
What are the main differences between South Lake Tahoe Ski Schools at Heavenly Resort and Sierra-at-Tahoe? Can a parent figure this out before shelling out hundreds of dollars?
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience (for those not yet ready to visit a Six Flags). Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.