National Parks / Natural World in California
The Great Outdoors in California really is just that....GREAT! Whether you are a super adventurous family or just love to enjoy the sunshine, there are plenty of options in The Golden State for you to enjoy on your family day out.
Kids can play with the butterflies at Monarch Butterfly Grove, or experience a whole new world at Sequoia and King's Canyon National Park.
The family can enjoy the historic show of Old Faithful, or step back in time at the Petrified Forest. Kids can experience the singing sand dunes of Mojave National Preserve, or visit one of the most iconic national parks in the country at Yosemite National Park.
Let's not forget the many recreational parks across the state where you can have just old fashioned family park fun!
From Botanic Gardens to Beaches, and everything in between, California has it all when it comes to the great outdoors. Just don't forget your camera - you will need it!
Six Rivers National Forest is over a million acres of beautiful National Forest with activities, wildlife, rivers, and even white water rafting!
Giant trees up to 285 feet tall and 16 feet wide, plus nature centre, hiking, biking, fishing and more.
Attractions on offer include pumpkin patches, hay and corn mazes, petting zoos, candy making, play areas, nature trails, pony rides, arts and craft activity stands, scavenger hunts and even a miniature train ride, pioneer museum and family play park.
San Diego Botanic Gardens feature globally themed gardens, plus 2 specific children's gardens with interactive displays!
A fun park with a carnival, museum, formal gardens, softball fields, water play features, horseshoe pits, several children’s playgrounds and an 18 hole disc golf course! Phew!
One of the most popular beaches on the West Coast, this Californian beach is perfect for water sports, beach fun and family adventure!
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.
Experience the unique environment in this San Francisco Bay salt marsh, with an interpretive center, family programs and nature!
Self-guided trails through 100 acres of beautiful Californian nature, with wildlife and learning opportunities for the kids!
Outdoor fun in nature in Long Beach! With fishing lakes, archery, picnic areas, playgrounds, and a nature center!
A fun family park in Bakersfield perfect for those sunny days, with play areas and sporting fun
A fun family park in Bakersfield with great grass space, sporting activities, picnic areas, and a spray park over summer!
A beautiful Japanese garden in San Diego designed to inspire and educate on Japanese culture and community legacy.
A popular Riverside park with tennis courts, fishing, bowling, BBQS and pedal boats!
40 acres in the foothills of the Box Springs Mountains await, with scenic trails and beautiful gardens
An amazing family day out in nature at the 1,500 acres Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park, with trails, wildlife, and a nature center.
A great outdoor day out in California that preserves some of the vanishing cultural landscape of that iconic citrus industry.
Over 60 acres of park fun in Pasadena, with sporting areas, playgrounds, and picnic areas
Beautiful gardens with year round blooms, with plants unchanged from the age of the dinosaurs, and train rides too!
Beach fun blessed with 3.5 miles of broad sandy coastline and more than 340 days of sunshine per year, with swimming, volleyball, surfing and more!
Flagship Cruise & Events offer two types of whale watching experiences. One of the best family attractions in San Diego for a fun day out with your kids that will give you an experience of a lifetime!
Enchanting gardens for the nature loving family featuring 5.5 miles of paths, authentic Japanese tea garden, redwood grove & more.
One of Santa Barbara's oldest parks, featuring Kids World - an 8,000sq foot castle playground!
Liberty Park is a popular park in Westminster with a skate park, basketball court and kids play area
Zamora Park is a five acre park space with adventure playground and a great wading pool to cool off in.
View over a million fish in all stages of development at the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery. Watch them jump & feed them too!
Step back in time over 3 million years, and follow the trail of majestic Petrified Forest featuring redwood giants in beautiful California wine country
Enjoy a walk along the nature trail, explore wildlife, or discover exhibits of local plants, animals, geology and history.
A Compton park spanning 4 acres, Wilson Park boasts a popular skate park and kids playground,
A beautiful day out in nature with gardens from all across the world that the family can enjoy in Thousand Oaks
One of the most iconic national parks in the country, Yosemite National Park has hiking, biking, wildlife and camping. Spectacular family fun!
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 shorebirds abound. Views of the Bay are spectacular.
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.
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 floodplain, the trails ascend steeply.
The mission of the North Coast Nature Center is to make a connection between people and animals in order to inspire environmental stewardship. The North Coast Nature Center is a hands on, discovery museum featuring animals native to the northern coas....
There's so much to do for all ages. Has an old-town feel. Nicely shaded. Stroller/wheel chair friendly. The park is huge and everything is nicely spread out. Friendly staff. This is a great place to take the family or just enjoy a quiet aftern....
Offers everything from colorful displays to thunderous waves. The garden also includes a large model railroad, a fairy village and a "quail trail" just for children.
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.
Enjoy the most spectacular nature filled with incredible trees that have been around for centuries in this California National Park!
Each year thousands of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies flock to Pismo Beach, seeking shelter from the freezing northern winters. From late October to February, the butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees at Pismo ....
Shipley Nature Center is an 18-acre natural area located in Huntington Beach, California. Situated within Huntington Central Park, the nature center is not only a sanctuary for the local wildlife, but it is also a haven for the residents and visitors....
Get back to nature with a swim in this beautiful and lifeguarded lagoon in this California park lake, with tennis courts, playground, walking/jogging trails and more!
A unique 127 acre botanical garden and historical site in Los Angeles, with impressive plant collections from all over the world, including many rare and endangered species!
Cat lovers of all ages can discover this desert zoo and wildlife home to a variety of wild cat species, all at the Feline Conservation Center!.
We are an 8/10ths of a mile groomed interpretive trail through the awe-inspiring Redwoods of Northern California. Part of the trail (The Trail of Tall Tales)is devoted to the myth and mythology of Paul Bunyan, America's larger-than-life logger from t....
An enlightening tour, botanical gardens, wilderness park, nature preserve with more features and angle than one would expect.
This 184-acre natural park is located at the base of Mt. Wilson. There are five miles of nature trails and also an equestrian trail. The canyon is very lush and has beautiful displays of local flora and fauna.
A 16,600 acre haven for wildlife, including shorebirds, fish, turtles, toads, snakes, among a variety of landscapes. Stunning California nature waiting to be explored.
An iconic park in Los Angeles, Griffith Park is the great outdoors at your fingertips, with hiking, camping, horseback riding, and more.
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.
Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military....
Big Basin Redwoods is California's OLDEST state park, with ancient redwoods as old as 2,000 years! Hiking, biking, camping & more outdoor fun
This is a 10-acre outdoor park in Oakland's Lakeside Park at Lake Merritt that features beautiful displays, rides, and entertainment inspired by children's literature!
Visit the happiest place in the world, right in California. Disneyland is the ultimate family day out, filled with rides, attractions and magic.
The chance of a lifetime to be immersed in the glamour and excitement of Hollywood at Universal Studios!
A fun and charming theme park attraction in Central Valley for the whole family. Fantasy and excitement await for all ages!
Have that Six Flags magic experience with thrill rides, family rides, and kids rides - so it's great for the entire family! Theme Park family fun in California.
A small amusement park perfect for young kids, with free entry but pay per ride. A sweet family day out in California!
Ready to bring out the hero in you? That's what LEGOLAND is for! With over 50 rides to choose from, there is something for the entire family in this super fun Californian theme park!
With over 165 rides, shows and attractions in five themed areas, Knott's Berry Farm has it all when it comes to family fun!
Funderland is a small-scale, old-fashioned amusement park and is perfect for tots aged 2 to 12 with fun rides, concessions, and great family fun!
A sweet family theme park in Scotts Valley, California, with theme gardens, attractions, and of course - rides!
25 acres of California amusement park waiting to be enjoyed in Riverside! Great family fun with thrills, spills, mini golf, shows and arcades!
One of the best family Amusement Parks in San Diego for a great fun day out with your kids. A huge beachfront amusement park with thrill rides, coasters, mini golf, rock climbing, laser tag, shopping, dining and more!
A fun and intimate amusement park in California perfect for families and younger kids, with boats, nature, a train, carousel and lots of activities!
Adventure City is the little theme park that's big on family fun with 17 rides, shows and attractions! Orange County's premier destination for affordable family fun in California
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 your California family day out with fun and adventure!
As Disneyland's neighbour, Disney California Adventure Park has 7 great lands of it's own that bring Disney and Pixar to life. Great theme park fun!
Plenty of kids fun at Fiesta Village with rides, water park features, batting cages, skate rink, go karts & more!
Amazing theme park fun for the whole family in Vallejo, with rides for all ages, animal attractions, entertainment and great events!
Discover the underwater world of Southern California at this marine aquarium, just steps from Cabrillo Beach, and a great place for kids to learn!
SeaQuest Folsom is an interactive aquarium in Folsom, California! Discover aquatic life, hold animals in your hands or go for a swim with the stingrays! There's plenty of fishy fun to be had
This exciting Californian aquarium has been inspiring kids and families for over 100 years - that's pretty impressive! There are over 60 habitats with amazing marine life. Best go and check it out for yourself!
Discover what lies beneath the waves of San Francisco Bay at this family friendly aquarium, with 20,000 aquatic animals including sharks, rays and sea stars! - One of the top things to do in San Francisco with toddlers.
The Orange County Zoo is nestled within beautiful Irvine Regional Park, with 8 acres of zoo displaying flora and fauna native to the southwestern US
Eco Station features incredible hands-on lessons of ecology whilst encountering rescued exotic wildlife! Amazing animal fun in Los Angeles
A fascinating and wonderfully designed aquarium that really lets families enjoy our wonderful ocean creatures.
One of the largest zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals - One of the great family activities in San Diego. The Zoo has all your favorite animals, animal encounters and special experiences!
Over 1,000 endangered, exotic and rescued animals await you at this amazing zoo in San Francisco!
Fresno Chaffee Zoo is home to approximately 190 species, where kids can explore creatures from all over the world!
Animal fun in the Los Angeles Zoo with more than 1,100 animals representing more than 250 different species!
Barnyard fun with pony rides, train rides, petting zoo, picnic area, playground and kids' birthday parties all in Montebello, California!
Folsom City Zoo is small unique California zoo has been providing sanctuary to some very special animals abandoned, injured or orphaned in the wild.
Head out on an amazing safari adventure with Safari West! With reservations required, enjoy a 2 hour safari trip and optional South African braai afterwards!
Home to an amazing variety of sea life, Ocean World is a unique aquarium offering professionally guided tours, hands-on tide pools, a shark-petting tank and a live seal and sea lion shows!
Journey through the wonderful Pacific Ocean at this Long Beach aquarium, filled with exhibits and over 11,000 ocean animals!
The mission of the Charles Paddock Zoo is to provide an educational resource for wildlife awareness and conservation, and an enriched recreational experience for the residents and visitors of the California Central Coast.
More than 500 native, rare and endangered animals await you - really good idea if you're after fun places to take toddlers in Sacramento!
A FREE entry aquarium in California with touch tanks, camps, story times and lots of creatures of the ocean!
Explore the creatures of our oceans at SeaWorld San Diego - with sea lions, dolphins, orcas and sharks all ready to play! One of the top day trips in San Diego for families.
Santa Barbara Zoo is 30 acres of animal fun with over 500 animals, plus play areas, animal feeding, zoo train, carousel & more!
Plenty of cuddly critters to get up close to at this petting zoo, plus pony and mini train rides, treasure panning & adventure playground too!
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.
Visit an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum—all under one living roof in the California Academy of Sciences!
The Wildlife Learning Center exhibits more than 70 rescued species from six continents in a family friendly park-style setting, where kids can learn all about the animals from their specialist staff.
Located on Searns Wharf this Sea Center features interactive exhibits and hands-on experiences with sea creatures for all ages!
A beautiful place where kids with special needs or come from troubled backgrounds, interact with animals who have been severely abused, rescued, rehabilitated and given sanctuary.
A beautiful 20-acre site in Practice Park focusing on the animals and plants of Central and South America. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Santa Ana for kids!
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!
Micke Grove Zoo is home to over 130 native animals and exotic species from all over the world, including several endangered species, where kids can experience amazing animal encounters!
Explore one of the oldest and smallest accredited zoo's in the USA, set against a magnificent backdrop of the redwood forest. Animals of the world, all come together in California for family fun!
A great day out for the whole family, California’s premier native zoo and garden showcases native California animals and plants to teach kids respect for all living things through education recreation, conservation and research.
A San Jose amusement park and zoo rolled into one! A great idea for things to do with toddlers in San Jose. With a range of amazing animals, experiences and programs, overnight stays and some fun rides too!
The Wildlife Waystation, situated on 160 acres in California's Angeles National Forest, is internationally recognized for its ongoing, charitable efforts to rescue and rehabilitate wild and exotic animals. Members only tours available.
Amazing guided tours all about the life of the ostrich, feeding fun for kids, and of course - the ostriches themselves! Animal fun in California!
Cool off in Los Angeles with Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with water slides and thrilling attractions! The ultimate waterpark fun in California!
It's LEGOLAND time - but this time it's SPLASHINGLY fun! Rides and adventures for the whole family at this fun California Waterpark - a great family day out!
Cool off in San Diego with SeaWorld's water park! Thrills and spills await families of all ages at this attraction.
Water fun in Pasadena with recreational swimming, two Olympic pools, diving boards, lessons, and fitness classes! Great for those active kids.
Water park fun in Sacramento with more than 25 exhilarating water attractions, crystal clear pools, breath-taking slides, and fun-filled activities for kids AND adults of all ages!
Seasonal fun in Palm Springs's only water park, with over 20 acres with featuring over 20 water rides and attractions for the whole family!
Water fun at California's largest water parks! Raging Waters San Dimas is 50 amazing acres of water fun, with over 35 slides and attractions! Summer's here!
Amazing water park with great character and some really fabulous features that span all the age groups, from nice calm lazy river rides, an aqua play structure and simple slides to full on terrifying slam dunk slides, crazy rapids ride and oh yeah - ....
Water fun in Fresno, with over 20 water attractions for the whole family, including a wave pool, slides, and great fun for those little ones!
Cool off on California's Central Coast with this family friendly water park, with extreme slides, huge wave pools, and leisurely fun!
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
Cool family fun for all ages at this Californian waterpark, with pools and slides to entertain and make a splash in!
Loads of incredible water attractions, including speed, tube and body slides, Tidal Wave Bay and lazy river, plus huge and separate water adventure playgrounds for big kids and smaller ones.
Great COOL fun in California with this family friendly water park, with a tropical island theme.
A small municipal water park great for kids on those hot days, with 5 fun water slides.
Over 30 rides and attractions at this California family adventure experience, with mini golf, laser tag, and a host of waterpark fun!
Great water fun in Redding, California, with this waterpark filled with activities for the whole family!
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! One of the really fun activities for kids in San Jose.
A fascinating museum dedicated to General George S. Patton, on the site of a WWII Desert Training Camp - and real tanks too!
West Coast aviation history comes to life at this fascinating museum in Oakland with actual aircraft on display, as well as simulators and and interactive play area!
An interesting local museum which tells the story of the Mission Inn Hotel, and the impacts it had on the Riverside community
Learn and be inspired by the art world at this Riverside Art Museum filled with exhibits from artists from all over the world.
Over 100,000 artefacts covering natural history, history, and anthropology relating to the amazing city of Riverside…with FREE entry!
Discover lost civilizations, come face to face with ancient fossils, and explore geology and nature at this fascinating San Diego museum of the natural world!
Visit one of the finest collections of historic ships, with exhibits and artifacts depicting the fascinating maritime history of San Diego!
A one of a kind Marine Aviation museum, with the most complete and largest collection of vintage aircraft flown by Marine pilots - in the entire WORLD!
An amazing collection of world-class automobiles, located at Balboa Park in San Diego.
Turtle Bay Museum is the heart of the Turtle Bay experience. It contains permanent, interactive exhibits and two large special exhibition galleries.
Located in the heart of Old Town Eureka, the Clarke Historical Museum is one of the gems of the North Coast. The exhibits in the 1912 bank building show the history of Humboldt County, with emphasis on the late 1800's.
A place to explore the world of visual arts, with exhibitions, programs, and special events, all in Bakersfield.
Explore the fascinating history of Kern County at this local museum! Over 56 historic buildings on 16 landscapes acres to explore!
Pacific Coast Air Museum is 5 acres of five authentic aircraft, where kids can look inside wheel wells, peer into cockpits, & enjoy Open Cockpit Weekends!
Explore the wonders, possibilities, and responsibilities of science at Sacramento's Powerhouse Science Center, with hands-on fun for kids!
The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from pre-history to post World War I
A fascinating aerospace museum with one of the finest collection of aircraft and aviation memorabilia in the west!
Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is a special place where children can experience the joy of learning about themselves and the world around them.
Visit one of the most notable private art collections in the world - and it's right in Pasadena. From the Renaissance, to the 20th century, and back 2,000 years....
Explore amazing artworks that showcase California art, and cultural influences that are unique to California!
Palm Springs Air Museum has one of the world's largest collections of flying WWII airplanes, & also preserves America's legendary combat aircraft!
The Catalina Island Museum celebrates the Island's rich cultural heritage exploring steamships, Native American history, & more
Visit the ONLY museum dedicated to the history, culture and art of Pasadena, as well as the west San Gabriel Valley!
The Stockton Children's Museum is 22,000 sq. ft. featuring over 40 exhibits, providing a safe, fun, educational experience for families who visit
Kids can immerse themselves in the history of the earth, including palaeontology and geology, through a fun yet scientific-based experience.
Explore the West’s largest collection of railway locomotives dating from the 1870s, ride streetcars, & see a collection of over 200 vehicles!
Travel Town Museum is an outdoor museum which preserves and celebrates the railroad heritage of the western USA - and they offer train rides too!
Museum of Death was created to break down the barriers of death, with exhibits covering a whole range of topics - not for the young or faint of heart!
A diverse range of changing exhibitions based on Santa Cruz art & history, perhaps best appreciated by over 4s.
Explore the wonders of the tar pits & the fossils that were found in them - dating all the way back to the Ice Age! Historical adventures at La Brea!
Amazing exhibits and interactive worlds for the whole family to explore, covering all things science and the wonders of the world! One of the really fun family things to do in Los Angeles with kids.
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!
Celebrate the history of the Santa Barbara community from the Chumash to the modern day, from the film era to pioneering aviators!
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!
This Santa Barbara museum features 11 exhibit halls on local natural history, birds, insects, mammals, marine life, Native Americans & the Chumash Indians.
The San Francisco Railway Museum celebrates the history of rail transit in the city and explores its significant impact urban life!
A fun children's museum featuring engaging and physical role-play, imagination & learning for kids 1 to 5 years.
A fascinating Air Museum home to restored vintage military aircraft, wartime memorabilia, artifacts and more
Museum of Tolerance is the only museum of its kind in the world, challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic & contemporary contexts
Children's Museum at La Habra encourages learning through play, with exhibits to develop skills, express creativity, & discover!
A great idea for things for families to do in Sacramento is a visit to the Sacramento History Museum, where the rich history of the city comes back to life, all in a reconstructed historic building.
Stories and artifacts preserved from the long maritime heritage with exploration, discoveries, life & death, successes & tragedies in Santa Barbara.
Kids can learn about the ocean with exciting hands-on activities at this Newport Beach experience, so roll up those sleeves and dive-in!
See art come alive and explore history and art with Sonoma County at the Sonoma County Museums!
Overlooking the cable car workings themselves, this museum features three 1870s cars plus a wealth of memorabilia! Great idea for things to do with kids in San Francisco.
The Sharewell Zimmer Children's Museum offers immersive play, arts, and real-world action encouraging learning through play for kids under 8!
The San Bernardino County Museum, in Redlands, California, is a regional museum with exhibits and collections in cultural and natural history
See the World's largest Pez dispensing machine, every Pez dispenser made, unique exhibits of other classic toys & more at this museum of memorabillia!
A fascinating museum home to over 70 historic aircraft, a dedicated in-house theatre, and thousands of artefacts from 1918 to present day. There are plenty of daily take offs and landings from the site too!
Spend the day with all your favorite stars in the new San Francisco wax museum!
Provides young kids with a new perspective on how Asian history became a unique part of American history and cinema. From anime to martial arts films, art, music and more.
Explore a working ceramics studio, learn about clay and enjoy exhibits about ceramics.
Explorit is an interactive, hands-on, family science center with changing exhibitions to teach kids about science & nature through discovery & play!
An icon of Los Angeles, Griffith Observatory is an amazing place to explore the universe, and see incredible views of the city! A fun place for kids to explore!
Explore a unique collection of tractors and artifacts, with interactive exhibits that tell the history of farm to fork - all the way back to the gold rush! History made fun in California!
Step back in time into Dublin's fascinating history, with original 1800's structures and a 10-acre park.
A fascinating Californian cultural experience where families can explore various art exhibitions, as well as delve into Californian history and natural sciences.
Dedicated to preserving the rural history of Antelope Valley, this Californian historical museum preserves, restores and exhibits artifacts important to the history of the area.
A great idea for things to do with kids in San Diego is the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum, where kids can learn through play as they explore the many hands-on and interactive exhibits!
A great kids museum with plenty of hands on exhibits where kids can learn through play, in Pasadena, California!
Amazing world records to inspire, confuse and amaze right on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - it can only be Guinness!
Explore and experience the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on show in western North America! A fascinating and historic family day out in San Jose!
The weird and the wonderful comes together over 10,000 sq ft filled with the strange, the unusual, and the unbelievable! One of the really fun family things to do in San Francisco with kids.
The Getty Center museum is incredibly family-friendly and a great way of introducing younger children to art in a fun and informative way.
Sacramento Children’s Museum is hands-on fun for kids up to 8 years with interactive exhibits on science, nature, healthy & more!
A stunning collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines, all in working order! Great fun in San Francisco!
A fascinating history museum located on a 3-acre site of the historic Angels Quartz Mine, with collections to inspire understanding of the gold country history of Angels Camp!
Celebrate aviation & space flight history through through dynamic exhibits at the San Diego Air & Space Museum!
It's an art filled day to encourage creativity and inspire the whole family in Long Beach!
The Randall Museum offers a unique haven where children and adults can explore aspects of nature, art and science
One of the really fun activities for kids in San Diego. Go aboard the USS Midway and visit 40 different stops around the ship and museum, and learn how this immense ship operates!
Over 100 interactive exhibits all about science in eight fun galleries, as well as always changing experiences! Science can be fun in San Diego!
Lomita Railroad Museum is dedicated to the proud era of the steam engine, with actual vintage locomotives on display!
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!
Redwood Discovery Museum is a children’s museum that offers interactive exhibits & open-ended discovery in science, art, culture, tech, & healthy living
You and your family can hang out with the stars for the day at the Hollywood Wax Museum - the longest running wax museum in the United States!
Take your family to enjoy the largest art museum in the western United States!
A complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North Americas most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone!
Hollywood glitz and glamor in over 35,000 square feet of movie magic, costumes and memorabilia at the Hollywood Museum!
Explore the magic of Disney at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco!
A great little museum and zoo, with over 200 lives animals, and fascinating hands-on exhibits so kids up to 9 years can learn, create and explore - all in Palo Alto!
Do you have the music in you? You and your family can explore and celebrate the enduring legacies of all forms of music, as well as the history of the Grammys.
An educational center and museum perfect for those art loving families who want to spend the day surrounded by the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
A fascinating permanent collection of more than 15,000 works of art for those art loving families to spend the day immersed in. The artworks depict compelling stories of the lives of people across Asia and the Pacific region, from ancient times to t....
Flying fun with interpretive exhibits on the history of flight and the growth of the aviation and aerospace industry within Southern California - including a fun flight simulator!
A huge collection fascinating hands on experiments kids can do! Enjoy fun learning experiences that cover almost anything scientific you can imagine!
Visit the home of weird family fun, with 2 floors with ALL NEW galleries, shows and nearly 300 unusual and fascinating exhibits! One of the really fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Los Angeles with kids.
A children's museum in Irvine that's ALL about the imagination, with interactive exhibits and activities that inspire kids to create, learn, and make believe!
Imagine yourself immersed in a favorite childhood tale with an 8,000-square-foot gallery showcasing Noah's Ark!
Enjoy a historic trip though the Montezuma Hills in this living history museum, where kids can learn about the heritage of the railroad AND ride the train!
Kids can have fun with hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions for 6 months to 10 years, plus live performances, and special events - all in San Francisco!
An innovative multi-media art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 - one of the great places for kids if you're looking for fun family things to do in San Francisco.
My Museum is a fun role play in Monterey for inquisitive and curious kids, with role play structures, and realistic environments perfect for the imagination!
Get up close to your favorite stars in the bright lights of Hollywood....all in wax! A fun day out in Los Angeles with the red carpet touch!
Learn through fun and exploration at this creative and exciting Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose. It's a great way to understand the world!
An interactive and hands-on children's museum where families can learn about art and culture. Great art activities too! Museum fun in Santa Ana
Find the innovator in you at this Tech museum in San Jose, where challenges, hands-on exhibits and themed galleries offer a fascinating learning experience for kids - that's fun!
A fun museum in San Diego that encourages play, interaction and learning through very cool toys and dolls from various times!
Unstructured play to encourage healthy bodies and active minds at this San Diego children's museum!
The Marconi Automotive Museum features an impressive 30 million-dollar collection of historical, exotic, and classic cars!
A fun, safe and clean indoor play center for kids AND parents, with parties and karate classes too! Great fun for active kids in California
Indoor party fun with elaborate themes, as well as open play for all ages - with huge inflatables, air hockey, ping-pong and even karaoke!
Classes and programs where kids can develop strength, balance, fitness, coordination, and motor skills. Great learning and development for kids in Ventura!
A fun, playful and colorful indoor playground where kids can create, imagine, play and have fun!
Explore a 9,000sq ft Children's Edu-Tainment Center under 10s, with a large indoor playground for imaginative play, physical fitness and social interaction!
Indoor play fun for kids in the Capitola Mall in Santa Cruz, and a place to relax for parents too!
A fun kids gym for active kids, parent/child classes, dance, art, and birthdays! Great indoor fun!
Peekaboo Playland is indoor fun for kids with dress ups, ball pits, play apparatus and fun birthday party options too for infants to 8 years
Rebounderz is an trampoline park and family fun centre in Sacremento California! There's a huge amount of indoor fun to be had there, with loads and loads of bouncy activities available for all ages!
Unique gym classes offering specially designed programs to enhance strength and coordination for kids.
Giggles N Hugs is a family friendly restaurant with cutting edge play for kids in Topanga, California!
Peekaboo Playland Bel Air is indoor fun for kids with soft play, inflatables, and birthday parties too! Great kids fun up to 8 yrs in Los Angeles!
Pump It Up Pleasanton is indoor bouncing fun for kids with inflatables, birthday parties and camps too!
Indoor open jump fun at Pump It Up Rancho Cucamonga with colorful inflatables, plus birthday parties too! Fun for kids in California who love to bounce!
FUNbelievable is indoor play fun for kids with an enormous play structure, zips and glides, toddler zone and SO much more.
Rockin' Kids Burbank is a fun, safe and bright indoor play center for kids to play, imagine and create!
A host of fun in California for those active families, with mini golf, air hockey, bouncers, rock climbing, lazer tag and much more!
Geared for kids under 6, but all ages welcome at this California indoor play center, with climbing, bouncing, and birthday parties!
A family friendly 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!
An amazing jungle for an indoor play adventure in California, with slides, tunnels, ball pools and much more!
A fun, huge indoor interactive playground for kids with climbing structures, rock climbing, obstacle courses, barrels, tubes and more!
Great indoor fun with foam blasters, tip buckets, tube, slides, obstacle courses, rock climbing, toddler area, and SO much more!
Active kids under 10 can spend the day jumping and playing in this indoor fun center!
Jungle Party House is a fun indoor play center with jungle gym, bounce houses, arts and crafts, karaoke and more!
Fun indoor play center for kids of all ages, with inflatables, obstacle courses, bouncers, video games, and lots of fun! Open play by appt only Tuesdays and Thursdays, and often Friday afternoons.
3,000 sq ft of charming indoor play space in the historic Mission Street area, with a giant maze, bouncers, playhouse and baby fun space, suited for kids under 5 years
A fun eco-friendly play area for those active kids under 8.
A fun, colorful and magical indoor playground for kids of all ages to enjoy in Pasadena, California!
Jumping Jacks is indoor bouncing fun for kids with three jump rooms, games & birthday parties too! Fun in California for active kids!
16,000sq ft of FUN in Manhattan Beach with a play structure, toddler town, sports court, rock wall, ropes course, and more!
A fun indoor play area perfect for kids aged 6 years and under, with a climbing structure, infant area, and lots of FUN in El Cajon!
Endless indoor fun for kids AND adults in California, with slides, climbers, and bungee jumping...to name a few!
Safari run in this indoor playground, with open play, fitness classes, camps, parties and more!
Modern and cool indoor play for kids AND adults in San Francisco, with 3,000sq ft of ball pits, slides, tubes, dress up, reading nooks and MORE!
Indoor play fun with 5 enormous jump houses, obstacles, slides, soft play and birthday parties! And awesome party palace in Laguna!
Rockin Kids Play Center offers indoor play & parties for kids up to 7 years, as they develop their social & motor skills while interacting with other kids!
Modern and cool indoor play for kids in Redondo Beach with over 3,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor play, including dance floor, slides, tubes, books, dress up and SO much more!
A beautiful and fun play area in Lomita, California, for those active and creative kids up to 8 years of age.
Indoor play with a twist - kids and adults can jump, bounce and DANCE in a night-club style environment with the latest cool lighting and sound system. Rock the day away!
A modern, cool indoor play and party space for kids AND adults, with slides, ball pits, bouncers, sports, and even a dance floor! Outdoor garden and cappuccino bar for parents too
A fun indoor playspace in Los Angeles for kids aged 6 months to 5 years, The Great Escape Club is a fun way for little kids to spend the day playing! One of the top things to do in Los Angeles with toddlers.
A fun indoor playground with walk in play, and a host of birthday party options for kids in Los Angeles. Family owned and operated with love!
20,000 sq ft of WILD jungle fun with this indoor playground, perfect for kids up to 12 years and parents! With play structures, bumper cars, laser tag, arcade and more!
Indoor kids fun "under the sea" in a playground filled with activities that will develop skills, and imagination, and fuel creativity!
Fancy visiting the largest indoor inflatable playground in the San Fernando Valley? Well here it is!
A fun indoor play area for kids 6 months to 6 years to discover their imagination, dress up and play!
Amazing white water adventures on the Kern River with these fun tours through the California wilderness!
Cloud 10 Jump Club is an indoor trampoline club for active kids of all ages to just go and BOUNCE!
Bouncing fun in Dublin with a Trampoline Basketball Court, Trampoline Dodgeball Zone, open Jump Arena and a soft foam pit!
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.
Boomers! Upland is a family entertainment center: miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, a game room and lots of kiddie rides too!
17,00 square feet of trampolines, climbing challenges, basketball hoops, dodgeball courts, and a foam pit! Great fun for active kids in Bakersfield!
Spend a wonderful day with your family on the Stanislaus River with Sunshine Rafting Adventures. These trips are great for families with children 5 and older!
A fun urban indoor playground with trampolines, rock walls and interactive fun! Great for those active and creative kids in San Diego!
A fun, action packed high tech, live action laser game played in a themed arena where special effects, fog, laser beams; pulse-pumping music and other players create an exciting, entertaining adventure!
A fun, colorful and safe indoor gym for those active kids of all ages - located in California with open play, classes and birthday parties.