Modeled after the Polar Express, Santa Train passengers take a 90-minute round trip train ride up to the “North Pole” to receive a small gift and treats.
East Bay Christmas tree lots from Alameda, Oakland, Castro Valley, Berkeley range from fast, playful, to woodsy. Choose your favorite!
Wondering what to do when school is out? Take one of these 50 fantastic Bay Area ideas and build your day around it.
Here are a few magical holiday train rides for families wanting to keep it low key and those willing to drive a bit! All aboard!
The pumpkin patch portion of G & M Farms couldn’t be cuter. Grab a red Radio Flyer wagon and pick from rows of perfectly placed round pumpkins.
I’m a manufacturing geek so I was really excited to learn that we were not too far from the only sticker factory in the USA: Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker Factory
East Bay pumpkin patches come in many types: a pile at the market, a quick pumpkin picture, a carnival atmosphere, or a full day on the farm.
Niles Canyon Train of Lights is a wonderful holiday adventure right here in the East Bay. Tickets sell 9/16/17 for the season.
Apple-picking keeps getting trickier. Here are a few U-pick options and Bay Area apple orchards that’ll do the work for you. Always, call first!
Children’s Wonderland is a cute, clean, huge park in Vallejo. Enter through the guarded gates to let your imagination run wild.
Here are our favorite Bay Area places to go tent camping with our little kids — plus one awesome cabin experience for good measure.
Downtown Benicia is the cutest little place with some big history. With California’s third capitol building, picnic, seashore, treats & more!
I am DYING to go to Wake Island Watersports Park in the Sacramento area and play in their floating playground, AQUA PARK.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
When I went to Ardenwood Farms, it was a trip back in time, to a place where Laura Ingalls might have lived, without the Minnesota snow.