The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are one of the East Bay’s best kept secrets. Kinda. Wonderful fun for toddlers and grandparents.
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A swimmable lake within a stones throw from Oakland, perfect for little kids.
Arlington Park has tons of green space and is one of those winding parks that has a variety of areas to explore beyond the play structures.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
Powered by our local libraries, Discover & Go gets you and your kids in free to some of our most popular museums and attractions for zero dollars. FREE!
For $10 per person, you can go to every movie in the Kids Movie Series this summer hosted by The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex on Central Ave in Alameda.
The water of Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda is shallow for hundreds of feet into the Bay. This results in a huge wave-free baby pool, whose temperature has been warmed by the sun.