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.
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!
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!
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…
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!
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!
More than 500 native, rare and endangered animals await you at this fascinating zoo in Sacramento!
Monterey Bay Aquarium
A fascinating and wonderfully designed aquarium that really lets families enjoy our wonderful ocean creatures.
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 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
A small municipal water park great for kids on those hot days, with 5 fun water slides.
San Jose, CA
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!
Raging Waters Sacremento
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!
Over 30 rides and attractions at this California family adventure experience, with mini golf, laser tag, and a host of waterpark fun!
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!
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.
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!
San Mateo, CA
Safari run in this indoor playground, with open play, fitness classes, camps, parties and 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.
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!
Giggles N Wiggles
Santa Cruz, CA
Indoor play fun for kids in the Capitola Mall in Santa Cruz, and a place to relax for parents too!
Active kids under 10 can spend the day jumping and playing in this indoor fun center!
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!
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…
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.
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.
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center
Experience the unique environment in this San Francisco Bay salt marsh, with an interpretive center, family programs and nature!
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Boulder Creek, CA
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 exploration!
Henry Cowell Redwood State Park
Giant trees up to 285 feet tall and 16 feet wide, plus nature centre, hiking, biking, fishing and more.
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
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…
Seabright State Beach
Santa Cruz, CA
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.
One of the most popular beaches on the West Coast, this Californian beach is perfect for water sports, beach fun and family adventure!
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!
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!