Tours in California with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in California there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see the The Golden State , but a great way for kids to LEARN about the area too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around California, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours…see another side of California!

May the tours be with you!

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  • Jelly Belly Candy Tour

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    Fairfield

    Why not visit the Jelly Belly factory tour and take a look at how Jelly Belly's are made! A colorful day out in California!

  • Sunset Ranch

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    Hollywood

    A fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours with beautiful horses and spectacular views.

  • LA City Tours

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    Hollywood

    45 of your favorite Hollywood Star Homes! From the stars of yesterday to the mega-stars of today, everyone is sure to see their favorites. Visit the filming locations of Entourage, Charlie's Angels, ...

  • Kodak Theatre Tour

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    Hollywood

    Step beyond the red carpet. Experience all of the renowned elegance and celebrity glamour that the Home of the Academy Awards. Good idea for family place to visit if you're looking for fun things to ...

  • Harbour Beach Whale Watching Tours

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    Long Beach

    Harbor Breeze Cruises has been providing public Whale Watching, Worldport, and charter cruises for over 18 years in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. Our experienced Captains provide a ...

  • Sony Pictures Studio Tour

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    Culver City

    Take the Sony Pictures Studios Tour and step back into a legendary time. Located on one of the world\'s most famous studio lots, our walking tour gives you a rare glimpse of old Hollywood\'s glory ...

  • Star Line Tours Hollywood Trolley Tour

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    Los Angeles

    Since 1935, Starline Tours provide the most exciting sightseeing tours on Hollywood and Los Angeles. The Movie Stars Homes Tour and the Grand tour of Los Angeles are our best-seller tours, followed ...

  • Warner Brothers Studio Tour

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    Burbank

    See behind the scenes, and INTO the scenes, of your favourite movies at the worlds largest busiest motion picture and television studio.

  • Bay Quackers Duck Tours

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    San Francisco

    San Francisco Duck Tours - Experience San Francisco's newest attraction and a better way to see San Francisco, on board one of DUKW's, (we call 'em Ducks!) an original, refurbished World War II ...

  • Blue and Gold Fleet Boat Tours

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    San Francisco

    Blue & Gold Fleet, the Bay Area's premier provider of Bay Cruise, Ferry Service and Motorcoach Tours, is located at PIER 39 in San Francisco. The famous one-hour Bay Cruise sails along the City's ...

  • Segway San Francisco Electric Tour

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    San Francisco

    Glide With the Original San Francisco Segway Tour Company- Since 2004 More fun than walking, more eco-friendly than driving -- the Segway is the best way to see San Francisco's Waterfront or ...

  • Adventure Cat Sailing Tours

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    Napa

    Experience the best in San Francisco Sailing on the beautiful San Francisco Bay with Adventure Cat Sailing Charters. Our legendary sunset sails and relaxing afternoon Bay cruises are the perfect way ...

  • All Aboard Adventures

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    Fort Bragg

    Whale watching with a charter boat is the perfect opportunity to be right next to these gentle giants and fun for people of all ages. The Sea Hawk is Coast Guard Certified for 30 passengers and we ...

  • Monterey Movie Tours

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    Monterey

    Whether you would like an introduction to the area, an alternative to attractions youâve already seen or an exciting rainy day option, Monterey Movie Tours® is your ticket to a star-studded ...

  • Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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    Monterey

    Monterey Bay Whale Watch offers year-round whale watching trips to observe the spectacular diversity and abundance of whales and dolphins inhabiting the Bay. Monterey

  • Newport Landing Whale Watching

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    Newport Beach

    Incredible family experience of witnessing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.

  • Daveys Locker Sportfishing and Whale Watching

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    Orange County

    We offer 2.5 hour whale watching excursions as well as a full 5 to 6 hr fishing excursions out of Newport Beach, CA. Davey.

  • Molera Horseback Tours

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    Big Sur

    Scenic coastal horseback tours in historical Andrew Molera State Park. A coastal paradise with flower-studded meadows, enduring Redwood groves, translucent streams and secluded beaches. One of the ...

  • Princess Monterey Whale Watching

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    Monterey

    Monterey Whale Watching has been in the cruise business for over 30 years. We are the coastal leader in narrated bay and ocean tours, specializing in whales, sea, and shore wildlife. We offer safe, ...

  • Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching

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    Dana Point

    Memorable fishing and breathtaking whale watching experiences for the whole family in Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline!

  • City Clues Family Adventure

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    San Francisco

    It's family treasure hunt time in San Francisco! Scour the city to find clues and complete your adventure, using tours designed especially for families.

  • San Francisco Fire Engine Tours

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    San Francisco

    An exciting day out for kids, and those kids at heart where you get to travel through the beautiful sights of San Francisco in a 1955 Mack Fire Engine! How cool is that!?

  • Happy Acres Family Farm

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    Templeton

    See how one family manages the entire farm and turns the goat milk into cheese, ice cream, body lotions, soap and other products. Tour gives best access.

  • Segway Tours Monterey

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    Pacific Grove

    Strictly for the over 12s but super fun for big kids, learn to control your Segway and then follow the guide of your chosen tour and enjoy!

  • The Queen Mary Tours

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    Long Beach

    Ghost tours...submarine tours...history tours...all on that infamous ship The Queen Mary!

  • San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

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    San Diego

    Enjoy a guided and narrated your of San Diego Harbour with a twist on these speed boat adventures!

  • Melting Pot Food Tours

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    Pasadena

    Great food walking tours in Pasadena and Los Angeles! A tasty day out for kids with history, food and treats!

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  • Orange Empire Railway Museum

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    Perris

    The Orange Empire Railway Museum (OERM) is a railroad museum founded in 1956 in Perris, California as the "Orange Empire Trolley Museum." The museum also operates a heritage railroad on the museum ...

  • The Getty Centre

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    Los Angeles

    The Getty Center museum is incredibly family-friendly and a great way of introducing younger children to art in a fun and informative way.

  • Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits

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    Los Angeles

    Explore the wonders of the tar pits and the fossils that were found in them - dating all the way back to the Ice Age! Historical adventures in Los Angeles!

  • California Science Centre

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    Los Angeles

    Amazing exhibits and interactive worlds for the whole family to explore, covering all things science and the wonders of the world!

  • Petersen Automotive Museum

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    Los Angeles

    A fun and fascinating museum for all those car loving kids! Over 150 automobiles are displayed of all shapes, models and makes...a great family fun day out in car loving Los Angeles!

  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

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    Explore 4.5 billion years of history at this fascinating natural history museum in Los Angeles, with exhibits on the planet, culture, and nature - and great for kids!

  • Travel Town Museum

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    Los Angeles

    The Travel Town Transportation Museum is an outdoor museum which preserves and celebrates the railroad heritage of the western United States--its history and its artifacts. Particular thematic ...

  • Castle Air Museum

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    Altwater

    Represents history in a way the whole family can share with our awe-inspiring majestic warbirds. We have a total of 50 aircraft on display ranging from WWII to the present.