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San Francisco places and activities that are great for East Bay families and totally worth the trek.

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San Francisco Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

The San Francisco Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30

conservatory of flowers lit up for the holidays

Entwined is Back: Golden Gate Park Lights Up – And It’s Free!

Golden Gate Park will host giant lighted trees and illuminated canopies as large as 30 feet from Dec. 1 through March. No tickets needed.

Aquarium of the Bay shark tunnel

Play Tourist at San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay & Pier 39

Aquarium of the Bay at SF Pier 39 for a fun day trip that’s all about sea creatures and the waters of the Bay. Oakland Zoo members save half.

child climbs on a dragon sculpture

Golden Gate Park, Koret Children’s Playground and Carousel

Koret Playground at Golden Gate Park has a mix of nostalgic features I loved as a child (cement slide, carousel) plus newer playground structures.

SF Ferry Building with kids

Explore San Francisco’s Ferry Building

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.

Dine inside a real shipping container at Mersea

Hidden Jewel: Mersea on Treasure Island

With a putting green, bocce ball, amazing views, and a cool upcycled container vibe, your family will find many reasons to enjoy Mersea on Treasure Island.

Willie Woo Woo Wong Playground

7 San Francisco Playgrounds Worth the Trip

San Francisco has some really great parks, and I mean really great. I’ve rounded up our top favorites plus fun stops along the way.

Palace Hotel Tea Time

A Royal Staycation at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco

My family spent a magical weekend at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco with high tea, cookie decorating, dive-in movies, and the softest beds ever!

water feature child and golden gate bridge

The Presidio Tunnel Tops Outpost: An Incredible New Nature-Based Playground Near Crissy Field

San Francisco’s Presidio is opening a truly special playground — and the setting is a must-see.

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