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Folsom
Since 1963, this small unique California zoo has been providing sanctuary to some very special animals. All are non-releasable. Many were raised, and rejected, as wild pets. Others were injured or orphaned in the wild. Most are native to North Americ...
Sacramento Zoo
(86 Miles)
Sacramento
Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of more than 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Safari West
(96 Miles)
Santa Rosa
The natural world awaits you... Faster is not always better. In a world increasingly dominated by technology, instant communication and instant gratification, Safari West stands as a tangible testament to the joy of the natural world, where the pa...
Reno
Sierra Safari Zoo is Nevada's largest zoo and the only zoo in Northern Nevada. Over the past eighteen years the Sierra Safari Zoo has become a very special part of Reno and has made great strides to make our beloved community a better, brighter more ...
Animal Ark
(103 Miles)
Reno
Animal Ark provides an ideal place to house non-releasable wildlife and allows the public a unique opportunity to view these animals in natural habitat exhibits. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Reno fo...
Ocean World
(104 Miles)
Crescent City
Home to an amazing variety of sea life, this is a unique aquarium offering professionally guided tours, hands-on tidepools, a shark-petting tank and a live seal and sealion show.
The Serpentarium
(118 Miles)
Lodi
A privately owned 3,000 square foot, 2 story Museum and Reptile Store you are welcome to bring the kids and browse in. It's like a zoo you can buy!
Micke Grove Zoo
(120 Miles)
Lodi
Micke Grove Zoo is home to native animals and exotic species from all over the world, including several endangered species, such as the Chinese Alligator, the Snow Leopard and the Cotton Top Tamarin.
San Francisco
Discover what lies beneath the waves of San Francisco Bay. Journey through crystal filled tunnels filled with 20,000 aquatic animals. Touch Sharks, rays and sea stars. Great if you're looking for things to do in San Francisco with kids
Oakland Zoo
(140 Miles)
Oakland
The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society. Founded in 1922 by Henry Snow, the Zoo has been located in its current Knowland Park location since 1936. Nestled in the rolling hills of 525-acre Knowland Park...
Sequoia Park Zoo
(142 Miles)
Eureka
Connect with the Wild Inside You! Explore one of the oldest and smallest accredited zoo's in the nation set against a magnificent backdrop of the redwood forest. There are many animals to see and learn about, a first-class petting zoo, indoor exhibi...
San Francisco
Whatever your interests, the new Academy is designed to engage and inspire like no other museum on the planet. Not only is the building, itself, a stunning architectural achievement but the new Academy contains multiple venues, hundreds of unique exh...
San Francisco
At the San Francisco Zoo, it's our mission to connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in California.
CuriOdyssey
(152 Miles)
San mateo
Create a vortex, make objects fly, and meet furry, scaled and finned animals! At CuriOdyssey, children can get up close with the natural world through interactive science exhibits, a native animal zoo, public and group programs, and seasonal camps.
Palo Alto
A happy place where children and their caregivers come to explore, discover, and play through hands-on science exhibits and a diverse community of live animals.
Happy Hollow Zoo
(168 Miles)
San Jose
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo is a fun place for the whole family. It is divided into 2 main sections; a zoo and an amusement park. The zoo has many different animals to see: a hippo, jaguars, meerkats, lemurs, wallabies and more. There is a petting zoo wi...
Cave Junction
- an exciting and interactive park in which staff and trainers give you a personal guided tour while interacting with the predators to bring out their natural and instinctive behaviors. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things t...
Monterey
Experience the wonders of the ocean at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a family-friendly aquarium on the California coast! The beauty of jellies, the majesty of an underwater forest and the antics of sea otters inspire visitors of all ages. Learn even mor...
Fairytale Town
(86 Miles)
Sacramento
Since 1959, Fairytale Town has been a treasured place of laughter, memories, learning and family fun.
Vallejo
Family fun is what we're all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, we've got plenty of rides you can enjoy together.
Concord
This is a small amusement park that is perfect for young kids. They have rides ~ about 10 of them or so that are geared towards the younger ones. There are only about 10 or so, so it is a place that you can go and hang out for a few hours.
Santa Clara
Great America is Northern California's favorite place for family fun and thrills starring your kids' favorite Nickelodeon characters, and the most family rides in the Bay Area.
Gilroy Gardens
(191 Miles)
Gilroy
Gilroy Gardens includes rides, attractions, theme gardens, food concessions, an Events Plaza, and more. Plus, our main attractions - some very unusual, over 50 years old, one-of-a-kind Circus Trees rescued from Scotts Valley, California.
Waterworks
(66 Miles)
Redding
Welcome to Waterworks Park-Coolest Place in Redding. We have all the thrills and spills you want in a water amusement park. We have rides for all ages from the extreme Avalanche to the Kiddie play area. Our tropical themed park is ready for summer ...
Roseville
Vortex, Revolution and StormRider are three progressive bowl type slides that are ridden solo or with friends on a duo in-line tube or quad cloverleaf raft. These rides offer a progression of thrills for even the most experienced water sliders.
Sacramento
Located in the heart of the city, Raging Waters Sacramento features more than 25 exhilarating water attractions, breath-taking slides, crystal clear pools and fun-filled activities for children and adults of all ages.
Sparks
With a waterpark, go-karts, mini-golf, bowling, birthday parties and group parties - at Wild Island there is something fun for everyone! So come on out and catch Island fever. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wit...
Antioch
Antioch features a small municipal water park with five water slides. The park is very reasonably priced. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in California
Waterworld
(124 Miles)
Concord
This massive 20,000-square-foot activity pool features seven family slides, the lily pad walk and the Dragon's Tail slide complex! One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in California
Raging Waters
(167 Miles)
San Jose
Raging Waters San Jose, Northern California 's Largest Waterpark, offers 23-acres and millions of gallons of family fun and attractions, including the newest ride Dragon\'s Den. Raging Waters features thrilling high-speed slides, and family attractio...
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 to see the breathtaking San Francisco cityscape and...
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 take up to 3 trips per day. School field trips, an...
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 waterfront, past the PIER 39 sea lions, under the Gold...
San Fransico
Come visit the USS Pampanito located at Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf. USS Pampanito (SS-383) is a World War II Balao class Fleet submarine museum and memorial.
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 Amphibious landing craft.
San francisco
Bells ringing, horns honking, people waving. Going over the Golden Gate Bridge in a vintage 1955 Mack Fire Engine is a highlight you will never forget-the bumps, the wind and the excitement. The World Famous Fire Engine Tour is fantastic from start t...
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 Golden Gate Park. Segways are easy to learn and fun to ...
San Francisco
City Clues Family Adventure is a treasure hunt and tour designed for families with children. In this fast-paced and fun-filled adventure families work together to find treasures and treats in three of San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods: China...
Grants Pass
A range of five excellent water day trips, two in particular excellent for families with either younger or older children. Either way this is a memorable and unique day out!
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!
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, fun and educational trips for everyone to enjoy!
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
Redding
A 9,000 square foot billiard hall with over 20 pool tables, snooker table, shuffleboard, arcades, juke box, delicious menu, lunch specials, kids birthday party packages and more. It's fun for the entire family!
Sacramento
We feature 2 award winning 18 hole miniature golf courses, bumper boats, batting cages, gas power raceway, a grand arcade with redeemable prize center, snack bar, onsite birthday party rooms and our new attraction the Scandia Sky Screamer.
Sacramento
Family fun center with golf, bumper cars, race boats, slides, roller coasters and more. Fun for the whole family!
Elk Grove
In this safe, colourful facility, they have 5 enormous jumphouses for obstacle and slide action and adventure soft play, and a room of arcade games and air hockey tables. All ages welcome in the jumphouses!
Fairfield
Scandia Family Center is nine acres of entertainment for the entire family. We feature two award winning miniature golf courses, state-of-the-art Lasertron Lasertag arena, lil' indy raceway go karts, waterbugs, rock wall and extreme air bounce, baseb...
Pixie Woods
(128 Miles)
Stockton
Visit Stockton's own fairyland for the 'young in age and the young at heart.Great idea if you're looking for fun places for kids in California
El Cerrito
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach is a temperature-controlled 9000-square foot building chock-full of amazing things to see and do.
Go Bananas
(138 Miles)
Lathrop
Bringing the outside inside! Fun filled soft play for under 10s: they run, jump, slide, climb, and, most importantly, laugh until they drop! Good visibility from the comfy chairs too.

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