Lake Temescal is a beautiful (almost hidden) gem nestled next to the Highway 24/13 interchange, near Montclair, in Oakland.
The park is a farm-themed paradise for little kids with a carousel, train, teacup ride, and petting zoo on weekends. Target is right across the street.
Here are our favorite Bay Area places to go tent camping with our little kids — plus some cabin camping options for good measure.
How to have the most fun with kids in Piedmont (fully surrounded by Oakland) and the main commercial street nearby, Piedmont Avenue.
Chochenyo Park is a cute little nature based Park in Downtown Alameda worth a visit if you’re in the area.
The water feature at Cannery Park is the big draw on hot days. Cannery Park Splash Pad is operating from Memorial Day through Labor Day …
Adjacent to the popular Heather Farm Park and Playground in Walnut Creek is Clarke Memorial Swim Center, where the staff puts gigantic inflatables in the pool starting …
South Bay Shores is a lot of fun for a water park and it is fully included in the price of admission for CA Great America, and therein lies the rub.
During the summertime, a water feature at Castro Valley Community Park turns into a splash pad on Wednesdays & weekends.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
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.