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Fun things to do in ELK GROVE

If someone asked you what you think of when it comes to fun family days out in California, what comes to mind?  Los Angeles and enjoying the magic of Disneyland or testing your handprints on the Avenue Of The Stars?  

While these are great iconic options that your kids will love - what if we told you there was seemingly endless natural beauty to enjoy, like in the stunning Redwood Regional Park, and adventure filled Eureka moment at Six Rivers National Forest?   

What if we told you there were grand snow capped mountains ready to be played on - where you can ski your heart out at Mammoth Mountain or snowboard like a champ at Northstar California in Truckee?  

What about a place like Bodie Ghost Town where you can surround you and your family in the rich history of the Gold Rush Days - days that changed the course of Californian, and American, history?

California is not all about movies and glamour.  There are majestic mountains, exciting deserts, lush forests, and fascinating history…and it’s ready to be enjoyed and explored!

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  • Western Railway Museum

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    (33 miles) Suisun City

    Enjoy a historic trip though the Montezuma Hills in this living history museum.

  • Sunoma Traintown

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    (60 miles) Sonoma

    Welcome to Sonoma TrainTown ~ "The Most Well-Developed Scale Railroad in the Americas!" Whether you're an over-sophisticated or under-sophisticated train enthusiast, make tracks to Sonoma TrainTown ...

  • Red and White Fleet Cruises

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    (70 miles) San Francisco

    Offering a series of local tours and cruises with a variety of destinations and durations to select from to suit. Multi lingual audio tour provided and wildlife spotting on board has included ...

  • San Francisco Cable Car

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    (71 miles) San Francisco

    Explore the city using it's iconic Cable Cars and Street Line, complete with the traditional poles on the outside that braver passengers can ride hanging on to!

  • Golden Gate Railroad Museum

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    (78 miles) Redwood City

    Welcome to the Golden Gate Railroad Museum (GGRM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, and the interpretation of railroad history in the ...

  • Fairytale Town

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    (11 miles) Sacramento

    Since 1959, Fairytale Town has been a treasured place of laughter, memories, learning and family fun.

  • Pixieland Amusement Park

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    (46 miles) Concord

    A small amusement park perfect for young kids, with free entry but pay per ride. A sweet family day out in California!

  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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    (51 miles) Vallejo

    A fantastic theme park chock full of great rides and fab shows - the new Superman ride is absolutely bonkers!

  • Californias Great America

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    (77 miles) Santa Clara

    Thrilling and family theme park fun in this exciting and adrenaline pumping California attraction! Thrill rides, family rides, kiddie rides, live entertainment and even a water park will all fill ...

  • Gilroy Gardens

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    (98 miles) Gilroy

    A sweet family theme park in Scotts Valley, California, with theme gardens, attractions, and of course - rides!

  • Raging Waters Sacremento

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    (13 miles) 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 ...

  • Golfland Sunsplash

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    (25 miles) 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 ...

  • Antioch Waterpark

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    (38 miles) Antioch

    A small municipal water park great for kids on those hot days, with 5 fun water slides.

  • Waterworld

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    (48 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 ...

  • Raging Waters

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    (78 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 ...

  • Sacramento Zoo

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    (12 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

  • The Serpentarium

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    (22 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!

  • Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary

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    (22 miles) 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 ...

  • Micke Grove Zoo

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    (23 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 ...

  • Oakland Zoo

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    (62 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. ...

  • Aquarium Of The Bay

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    (70 miles) 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 ...

  • Safari West

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    (73 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 ...

  • California Academy Of Sciences

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    (74 miles) 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 ...

  • CuriOdyssey

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    (77 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 ...

  • San Francisco Zoo

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    (77 miles) 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 ...

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