Best free thing to do with kids in Oakland? A playground or park! Stay as long or short as you like.
Parks & Playgrounds
We just love Hayward for families and young children and here are some of the BEST places to go including Sulphur Creek, Kennedy Park & lots more!
San Lorenzo Community Park is a true East Bay gem: Duck pond, massive play structure, paths, basketball courts, picnic areas.
Christie Park is open at Emeryville’s Public Market, and you’re going to love its ocean themed play structure and closeness to the Public Market.
Wondering what to do when school is out? Take one of these 50 fantastic Bay Area ideas and build your day around it.
Albany’s newest park, the Peggy Thomsen Pierce Street Park, on the west side of Albany Hill is perfect for monkey-bar lovers AND the under-4 set.
Park nearly anywhere on lower Solano Avenue (for FREE) and you’ll find a place to play, a place to eat, or a place to relax – even with kids in tow.
With so many playgrounds to explore, it’s hard to find time to see the animals at Happy Hollow Zoo & Park!
If you’ve just moved to Berkeley, Oakland, or some other part of the East Bay, let us welcome with links to resources, outings and activities for kids.
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.