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!
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is the highly-anticipated land at Disneyland included with park admission. How to go? When to go? Let’s talk.
Folsom made a wonderful mini-vacation for my family with a water park, waterfront amusements, and a new-to-us play space. We’ll be back for sure.
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
About four hours from Berkeley, Avila Beach is a tiny town on the Central Coast offering plenty to do with kids of all ages.
An All-New Land at Disney California Adventure Park celebrating the Avengers characters is now open. Marvel fans are gonna love it!
Many popular California amusement parks have reopened with a few more favorites still staffing up to open this summer.
Houseboating on Lake Shasta is amazing; we pull up on shore, extend the included ramp, and climb off to explore. Campfires are a highlight every night, eating s’mores and checking out the scenery.
We have loved bringing our children to meet animals and run around at a working farm. Ride a pony, chase a chicken, pick an apple. Take your pick!
A weekend getaway in the San Francisco Presidio was surprisingly restful and fun for my family. You could do it as a day trip or overnight.
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.