Snow adventures for young families. Skip the lifts, 5 options with snowshoes or cross-country skis.
Passover 2018 outings for Oakland, Berkeley, and other East Bay families including seders and kid-friendly community events.
At Leland Snow Play, guests pay for a ticket which enables them to use tubes for riding down a man-made hill as many times as they like. You can choose to pay for all-day access to the park or a two-hour ticket.
Family Camp is a terrific blend of outdoorsy fun and vacation. Usually, you bring your bedding and sleep in a modest cabin; meals and family programming are provided!
UC Berkeley campus at the Recreation building is an administrative desk that processes US passport applications including taking your photo.
Free kid ticket for each adult ticket is available – get the details here.
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
Our Northern California Overnight Camp Guide covers the Bay Area and beyond for kids as young as 7. Helping you choose the best sleepaway camp.
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!
What’s new at Disneyland right now? All new MaxPass, the return of some classic experiences, and the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Driving I-5 down the center of California is a fairly joyless journey. I offer some tips, restaurants & diversions for enduring a day in the car with kids.
Here are our favorite Bay Area places to go tent camping with our little kids — plus one awesome cabin experience for good measure.
Swimming, boating, jumping, and general outdoor fun, all made easy with low-key cabin rental.
Have you ever paged through an issue of Sunset magazine and thought, “I wish I could climb right in there”? Well, during Sunset Celebration Weekend, you really can.
Heading to San Diego? We had a great time at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park in Escondido.