Transport Attractions in SALINAS with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Golden State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Salinas, California!

Salinas has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Salinas

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • Roaring Camp Railroads

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    (34 miles) Felton

    See California's towering redwood forests from two historic railroads on your next visit to the San Francisco or Monterey Bay Areas. Travel by steam train up a narrow-gauge track through the Big ...

  • Golden Gate Railroad Museum

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    (64 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 ...

  • San Francisco Cable Car

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    (88 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!

  • Red and White Fleet Cruises

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    (89 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 ...

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  • Monterey Movie Tours

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    (12 miles) 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 ...

  • Princess Monterey Whale Watching

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    (14 miles) 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, ...

  • Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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    (14 miles) 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

  • Segway Tours Monterey

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    (14 miles) 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!

  • Molera Horseback Tours

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    (29 miles) 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 ...

  • City Clues Family Adventure

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    (88 miles) 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.

  • Blue and Gold Fleet Boat Tours

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    (88 miles) 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 ...

  • San Francisco Fire Engine Tours

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    (89 miles) 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!?

  • Bay Quackers Duck Tours

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    (89 miles) 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 ...

  • Segway San Francisco Electric Tour

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    (89 miles) 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 ...

  • Happy Acres Family Farm

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    (96 miles) 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.

  • Garland Ranch Regional Park

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    (13 miles) Carmel

    This park is home to a variety of landscapes that occur at elevations from 200 to 2000 feet. From the willow covered banks of the Carmel River through the cottonwood-sycamore stands of the old ...

  • Capitola Beach

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    (26 miles) Capitola

    One of the most popular beaches on the West Coast, this Californian beach is perfect for water sports, beach fun and family adventure!

  • Seabright State Beach

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    (28 miles) Santa Cruz

    A long and simple sandy beach which stretches from the Boardwalk to the Santa Cruz Harbor. Good for sandcastling, shallow paddling and traditional beach days.

  • Henry Cowell Redwood State Park

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    (34 miles) Felton

    Giant trees up to 285 feet tall and 16 feet wide, plus nature centre, hiking, biking, fishing and more.

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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    (46 miles) Boulder Creek

    Stretches from sea level to over 2000ft above and terrain ranges from almost tropical canyons and raging waterfalls to sparse and almost arid slopes. There's certainly scope for some terrific ...

  • Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center

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    (71 miles) Hayward

    Experience the unique environment in this San Francisco Bay salt marsh, with an interpretive center, family programs and nature!

  • Oyster Bay

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    (77 miles) San Leandro

    An astonishing diversity of wildlife can be seen at this shoreline park under development just south of Oakland International Airport. Marsh hawks, black-shouldered kites, red-tailed hawks, and ...

  • Redwood Regional Park

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    (82 miles) Oakland

    Kids can experience the magic of this hidden redwood forest whose 1,830 acres are ready to be explored - an amazing natural wonder in California for the family to enjoy.

  • Muir Woods National monument

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    (98 miles) Mill Valley

    Contains 6 miles of trails in 30 to 90 minute loops as well as longer hikes on trails that extend into surrounding parks. Free Discovery Pack available for kids, plus public programming at the ...

  • Gilroy Gardens

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    (23 miles) Gilroy

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

  • Californias Great America

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    (53 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 ...

  • Pixieland Amusement Park

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    (93 miles) Concord

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

  • Raging Waters

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    (46 miles) San Jose

    Enjoy Northern California 's Largest Waterpark with 23-acres and millions of gallons of family fun and attractions, including the newest ride Dragon's Den!

  • Antioch Waterpark

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    (89 miles) Antioch

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

  • The Ravine Waterpark

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    (91 miles) Paso Robles

    Cool off on California's Central Coast with this family friendly water park, with extreme slides, huge wave pools, and leisurely fun!

  • Waterworld

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    (92 miles) Concord

    A whopping 20,000-square-foot activity pool features seven family slides, the lily pad walk and the Dragon's Tail slide complex! Make a splash in California

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium

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    (14 miles) Monterey

    A fascinating and wonderfully designed aquarium that really lets families enjoy our wonderful ocean creatures.

  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

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    (46 miles) San Jose

    A San Jose amusement park and zoo rolled into one! With a range of amazing animals, experiences and programs, overnight stays and some fun rides too!

  • CuriOdyssey

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    (73 miles) San Mateo

    A science and wildlife center where kids can explore both animal and science exhibits! Create a vortex, make objects fly, and meet furry, scaled and finned animals.

  • Oakland Zoo

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    (79 miles) Oakland

    The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit zoo home to over 660 native and exotic animals! Kids can experience feedings, and events, and learn lots of new things across the day!