Tahoe is a popular summer vacation spot among Bay Area locals. Make the trip with kids more manageable with these favorite roadside destinations.
Where to go tubing near the Bay Area.
Fun and easy for first-time skiers or those who just want to play in the snow!
Our family of four made a trip North and slept in a real train caboose. By day, we explored a science museum, playground, and the caverns at Lake Shasta!
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!
Bay Area kids get to experience the snow with a day trip or weekend getaway for sledding, tubing, snow shoeing, skiing, or snowboarding. Lucky kids.
One idea for a family-friendly trip to Southern California.
Your train-obsessed children are going to love this adventure to the California Railroad Museum in Sacramento from Berkeley by railroad.
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.
Snow adventures for young families. Skip the lifts, five options for exploring by foot or snowshoes.