A fun and intimate amusement park in California perfect for families and younger kids, with boats, nature, a train, carousel and lots of activities!
Pixieland Amusement Park
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
Amazing theme park fun for the whole family in Vallejo, with rides for all ages, animal attractions, entertainment and great events!
Californias Great America
Santa Clara, CA
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…
More than 500 native, rare and endangered animals await you at this fascinating zoo in Sacramento!
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
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.…
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
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!
Santa Rosa, CA
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…
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!
Aquarium Of The Bay
San Francisco, CA
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!
California Academy Of Sciences
San Francisco, CA
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…
San Francisco Zoo
San Francisco, CA
Over 1,000 endangered, exotic and rescued animals await you at this amazing zoo in San Francisco!
San Mateo, CA
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.
Happy Hollow Park and Zoo
San Jose, CA
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!
Lagunas Awesome Party Palace
Elk Grove, CA
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!
Funfinity Indoor Playground
Endless indoor fun for kids AND adults in California, with slides, climbers, and bungee jumping...to name a few!
Active kids under 10 can spend the day jumping and playing in this indoor fun center!
An amazing jungle for indoor play in California, with slides, tunnels, ball pools and much more! Open play and party fun for those active kids!
Playland not at the beach
El Cerrito, CA
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach is a temperature-controlled 9000-square foot building chock-full of amazing things to see and do.
Barrel of Monkeez
Angels Camp, CA
A host of fun in California for those active families, with mini golf, air hockey, bouncers, rock climbing, lazer tag and much more!
Pump It Up
Facilities are based around a series of giant inflatables which vary but include slides, mazes, obstacle courses, classic bounce houses and other variations.
South San Francisco, CA
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!
San Mateo, CA
Safari run in this indoor playground, with open play, fitness classes, camps, parties and more!
My Gym San Jose
Santa Clara, CA
Unique gym classes offering specially designed programs to enhance strength and coordination for kids.
The Jungle Fun and Adventure
San Jose, CA
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!
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
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.
Effie Yeaw Nature Center
Self-guided trails through 100 acres of beautiful Californian nature, with wildlife and learning opportunities for the kids!
Cameron Park Lake
Cameron Park, CA
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!
Micke Grove Regional Park
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!
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…
Old Faithful Geyser of California
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…
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
Redwood Regional Park
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.
San Leandro, CA
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.
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center
Experience the unique environment in this San Francisco Bay salt marsh, with an interpretive center, family programs and nature!
Muir Woods National monument
Mill Valley, CA
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…
Mormon Station State Historic Park
Mormon Station is the site of Nevada's first permanent nonnative settlement. A replica of the original trading post built in 1851 houses a small museum with relics of pioneer days. Picnic and group facilities are…
Lake Tahoe State Park
Incline Village, NV
A beautiful natural oasis for the family to explore in Nevada! Great outdoor family adventures with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, with trails to hike and bike, fishing, and camping.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is one of Carson Valley's first and largest ranches. The ranch was home to German immigrant Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg who founded the site in 1857. A local businessman, rancher…