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If you’ve set your sights on setting sail this year, we’ve got the list for you. Cruises are fantastic vacation options for families as they offer tons of experiences both on- and off-ship. From roller coasters and trampoline parks, to ziplining and swimming with dolphins, cruises offer them all. We’ve rounded up a slew of our faves—cruise on!
You don’t have to jet off somewhere warm to make your spring break a memorable one. Spend some time exploring all that California has to offer just a short drive from the Bay Area. We’ve gathered up some of our faves for you—pick one and leave the planning to us!
Head South to the Santa Ynez Valley
This midway point on your drive to Los Angeles is the perfect spot for an easy spring break destination. There are wine tasting spots that are perfect for kids to run around and restaurants where e...
Think a day at a winery is an adults-only affair? Think again. These days, more and more vintners understand that it’s not always easy for mom and dad to get a weekend away from the kids to enjoy a little wine appreciation. With bocce ball courts, special kids rooms and alpacas for petting, these vineyards have all the perks you need to keep the kids entertained while you enjoy some Chardonnay or Pinot Noir. Keep reading to see our top spots.
Pennyroyal Farm—Booneville, CA
This goat farm and ...
Pack up the minivan, it’s time to hit the road for your next family adventure! A road trip is a perfect way to visit a new part of the country and gives you the flexibility to stop and explore quirky towns and roadside attractions along the way. We’ve got 30 stellar itineraries from coast to coast for you to choose from. Pick your destination and gas up, the road awaits!
With all the rainy days we’ve had, now is the perfect time to take the kids to check out a new indoor space. These two new museums are not your every day paining-on-the-wall spot. You’ll get to fully immerse yourself in the exhibits themselves. Perfect for the younger set, LMNL and the Museum of 3D Illusions will open your eyes to look at the world like you never have before. Here’s the full scoop!
LMNL by Onedome
Explore this labyrinth of digital art where everything you do creates a new exp...
Up your camping game this year and book some outdoors time at these campgrounds with amazing amenities. With your night spent in a tent and your days spent at a water park, on a zip line or rafting down some rapids, this is an adventure you won’t soon forget.
It’s just not summer in Buena Park without a trip to the OC Fair! The 128th year of this OC institution welcomes visitors to “Free Your Inner Farmer.” Running from July 13 through August 12 (Wednesdays-Sundays), there’s plenty of time to check out all of your favorite rides, performers, pig races and the livestock auction. This year’s Fair brings tons of new foods, stunt shows, a selfie exhibit and more.
It’s only fitting to incorporate a serious pig-out session into your Chinese New Year celebration this year as we welcome in the Year of the Pig. Buena Park foodies know all the Chinese food and drink hot spots where you can warm up with a bowl of sizzling rice soup, fill up on dim sum and cool off with a tall glass of boba tea.
Take your Valentine’s Day to the next level this year and plan a SoCal overnight adventure in Buena Park, California. Just five miles from Disneyland, you and your loved one can have a thrilling getaway as you hold tight to your valentine and brave the roller coasters at Knott’s Berry Farm, and then explore all the foodie hot spots and entertainment the city has to offer.
Saving your pennies for a rainy day? We’ve go the list for you! From museums that offer free admission to parks and trails for hiking, these spots won’t cost you a cent. What are you waiting for?
Looking for something to do with your kid crew in the Bay Area? Look no further! We’ve scoured the city and surroundings to find the best activities for families to do, whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor to the area. Here are 101 different options—from the Mission to Napa Wine Country—that will help your kids fall in love with the San Francisco Bay Area.
An afternoon at the theater is the perfect opportunity to transport yourself to another world. See your favorite literary and movie characters brought to life on stage. There are even shows that last only 60 minutes for the youngest audiences and ones where the performers are kids themselves.
Set your sights southward and pencil in your next family vacation in La Paz, Mexico. Located in Baja California Sur, La Paz offers year-round warm weather, animal encounters around every corner and some of the best fish tacos you’ve ever tasted.
Whether your tot is willing to walk or you need to bring the jogging stroller or backpack carrier along, there are tons of options to get the kids out and about from even the earliest age. Read on for some of our favorite hiking spots from Marin to Gilroy and choose one to explore on the next sunny day! Your trail awaits!