A family road trip to Palm Springs offers an extreme change of scenery and climate. My kids loved the heat and we loved the vibe. Masks on.
Lemos Farm will host their annual pumpkin patch, complete with hay rides, pony rides, and more, all modified for COVID-19 safety.
Sad, but not surprised, to report that the Polar Express out of Sacramento is cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19.
Apple-picking season is upon us. Here are a few U-pick options and Bay Area apple orchards worth a visit with your family. Always, call first!
Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea, Pebble Beach, and Moss Landing with miles of beaches & safe overnight lodging.
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!
I took my family to Safari West in Santa Rosa to spend the morning on a safari vehicle tour. Super fun! I suggest this trip for tall four-year olds and older for a unique day trip.
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.
If you happen to be headed south down the coast on a Sunday, you must try the Sunday Brunch at Mission Ranch. It’s a quick, yet scenic 15 minute drive from Monterey.
Save 30% on the Bay Area’s first and only Great Wolf Lodge, an inclusive hotel and water park for the whole family from tots to teens.
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.