Places to take East Bay toddlers and preschoolers: Bay Area destinations for younger kids featuring amazing indoor play spaces and museums.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of California’s best indoor tourist attractions, a perfect mission for the long days of holiday school closures.
On a rainy day, here are some great indoor fun East Bay destinations to make your kids happy and run off those ya-yas!
Plank Oakland, a bowling-alley-meets-gastropub-meets-entertainment-center in Jack London Square is loud and pretty kid-friendly. Timing is everything.
Jolly Roger Land is a large, colorful, and incredibly entertaining open play space in Union City for children 12 and under.
A place for toddler activities, equipped with sensory toys, inflatables and a ball pit, located in Alameda.
Christmas Tea in San Francisco and the East Bay makes a lovely — often expensive — holiday tradition for families. We break it down from near to far.
Too old for ball pits and water play tables? There are plenty of indoor amusement centers in the East Bay to entertain older kids from jumping to pinball
If your kid is bouncing off the walls, check this list of places where that kind of thing is welcome.
Monterey Bay Aquarium has awesome otters, penguins, and play area. But it can be overwhelming, too. Here’s our little kids’ perspective.
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.