Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or day trip. Here are 15 of our favorites within two hours of Oakland with tips for visiting with kids!
So many great places to swim in the East Bay: seasonal pools, water parks, private pools, beaches, lagoons, you name it!
Summer is for reading! Many area public libraries offer summer reading games, community events & many cool kid-sized prizes for reading.
Fireworks, parades, baseball, BBQ, and did we say fireworks? Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has lots of ideas to celebrate.
Have you ever spent hours googling for activities to do with kids, instead of going out and doing them? Let us spare you the effort.
Celebrate Juneteenth, June 19th, with community gatherings, great meals, lively music, and cultural celebrations. Or a little of everything.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, hikes, modified camp-outs, art, s’mores, splashing, outdoor movies at home, hiking, a little bit of everything!
If you and your kid are always looking for cool dinosaur books and toys, you’ll love to see these life-size (and bigger!) local dinos.
Let’s talk about swim lessons. Here are your East Bay swimming pools that will help teach your child how to swim, arranged roughly from South to North.
How many of these day trips and adventures for grade school-age children can you squeeze into one week of your Bay Area staycation?
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.