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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 and spend a day in the heart of Wine Country riding ...
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...
Vallejo
Over 100 farm animals for the kids to observe, gardens to explore and a Native American Cultural Area. Plus large range of classes and activities for field trippers, special needs students and an after school program.
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.
Santa Rosa
We bring our mobile outdoor laser tag system to you for your party or event or get together. Our friendly staff will create a battle field and will stay for the entire event. We play many different games of an 1.5 hours. We can play in parks, your...
Santa Rosa
See art come alive. Explore in the tours the history and art.
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...
Fairfield
Step into our factory and smell the aroma of chocolate, apricot, cinnamon or pineapple, whatever is being cooked up that day. A visit to our candy making factory in Fairfield, Calif., located about an hour's drive north of San Francisco, is a sugary ...
Calistoga
Step back in Time, over 3 million years, and follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood giants arrayed before you in a fascinating grove in beautiful California wine country
Calistoga
The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from its pre-history to post World War I with an emphasis on people and changes brought by the period of U.S. emigration and development.
Safari West
(24 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...
Calistoga
Come visit the show of California's Old Faithful Geyser, a spectacular, nature-directed performance. The stage, walled by thick bamboo and plumed pampas grass, appears as an innocent pool of shallow water until time for the major attraction.
Santa Rosa
Founded in 1989, the Pacific Coast Air Museum (PCAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historical aircraft and provides an educational venue for students and the community....
El Cerrito
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach is a temperature-controlled 9000-square foot building chock-full of amazing things to see and do.
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 visitor centres.
Nut Tree
(29 Miles)
Vacaville
A unique mix of your favourite retail stores, restaurants and services, as well as the beloved and newly renovated Nut Tree Plaza, designed specially for kids. An enjoyable and memorable experience for the whole family.
Sausalito
Features hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions for 6 months to 8 years, plus live performances, special events, cultural festival.
Hall Of Health
(29 Miles)
Berkeley
he philosophy of the Hall of Health is that health and human biology go hand in hand: an understanding of how the body works provides a meaningful context for all of the practices that promote good health. More than 350,000 visitors of all ages have ...
Berkeley
Series of engaging physical, role-play, imagination and learning settings ideal for families of kids 1 to 5 years.
San Francisco
An iconic San Francisco landmark and internationally recognised symbol, now offering Bridge Tours with informed audio commentary.
Suisun City
A rare opportunity to experience California as it was 100 years ago. Take an electric train trip through the peaceful, picturesque Montezuma Hills over the original historic main line of the Sacramento Northern Railway.
San Francisco
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes. Ri...
Waterworld
(30 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
Concord
Ghost Golf Concord is not your typical mini golf. We are set in a haunted graveyard with every hole featuring an animated surprise!
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.
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
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 pelicans and sea lions, harbour dolphins and whales.
San Francisco
A stunning collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines, all in working order.
San Francisco
Explore this historic vessel in it's entirety, book a cruise trip if you can or visit on a Steaming Weekend to see the engines at work.
7D Experience
(31 Miles)
San Francisco
ffers a combination of 3D visuals, wind machines, strobe lights, rapid motions seats and everyone gets a personal high tech laser blaster and you yourselves take on the enemies in the show, as you compete with the whole theatre for the highest score!
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 Francisco
One of the world's foremost collections of high quality wax works, including Library of Presidents, Recreation of King Tut’s Tomb, Palace of Living Art and the Gallery of Stars.
San Francisco
Two floors and over 10,000 square feet filled with the strange, the unusual, and the unbelievable! See in person the incredible "Believe It or Nots" you've read about in the Ripley books and cartoons and seen on television.
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.
Pier 39
(31 Miles)
San Francisco
There is something for everyone at PIER 39, San Francisco's Premier Bay Attraction, a festival marketplace with more than 110 stores, 12 Bay view restaurants, and a variety of fun-filled attractions for all ages including, our world-renowned sea lion...
San Francisco
An indoor trampoline park offering open jump time, aerial and physical training, trampoline dodgeball and fitness classes. The younger kids' bounce house is supervised by staff too.
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
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
We offer a full range of classes in our Fort Mason studio, for children ages 22 months to 12 years of age. Classes begin for two year olds and preschoolers, as well as an adult/child class for toddlers and their caregivers.
San Francisco
Historic boats by the pier, tours, events and activities, plus visitor centre with maritime heritage showcase and Junior Ranger Program activities.
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 ...
Exploratorium
(31 Miles)
San Francisco
The Exploratorium is an experimental, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity, regardless of your age or familiarity with science. There are hundreds of exhibits to touch, pick up, and tinker with. Your curiosity can be your compass to endless di...
Bike And Roll
(32 Miles)
San Francisco
The perfect way to explore San Francisco is on a bicycle. Bike and Roll offers many guided and self-guided tours for all ages. We have Trek comfort adult bikes. And for the kids; Burley trailer, Tag-along, or kids small bikes. Bring your family an...
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!
San Francisco
Overlooking the cable car workings themselves, the museum features three 1870s cars plus a wealth of memorabilia.
San Francisco
The San Francisco Railway Museum celebrates the history of rail transit in San Francisco and explores its significant impact on the quality of urban life in this great city throughout its storied history
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...
San Francisco
Purple Crayon is an arts and crafts studio for children and adults. We give parents an easy way to help their children express creativity. Everyone will enjoy coming to our warm, inviting space where messiness and free expression are encouraged.
San Francisco
.The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection.
San Francisco
Features up here include ice skating and bowling facilities, children's carousel and a child sized labrynth. They offer 2 adventure play areas, one with interactive water features the other with 25ft tube slide, sand play and giant xylophone.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Sonoma with kids

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Pixieland Amusement Park

(50 Miles) Theme Parks in Concord

2

Playland not at the beach

(40 Miles) Indoor Play in El Cerrito

3

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

(24 Miles) Theme Parks in Vallejo

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Jelly Belly Candy Tour

(35 Miles) Kids Fun in Fairfield

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Loma Vista Farms

(23 Miles) Kids Fun in Vallejo

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Safari West

(39 Miles) Zoos in Santa Rosa

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Scandia Family Fun Centre

(31 Miles) Indoor Play in Fairfield

8

Western Railway Museum

(47 Miles) Transport Attractions in Suisun City

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Habitot Childrens Discovery Museum

(47 Miles) Museums in Berkeley

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Sunoma Traintown

(3 Miles) Transport Attractions in Sonoma

Fun places to visit in Sonoma with kids

California is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of California's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in California with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in California - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in CA