Fun Time

Amusement Parks

Great America in Santa Clara

 Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo

Fairyland in Oakland

 Pixieland in Concord

Dennis the Menace playground – Monterey

Aquariums

The Monterey Bay Aquarium 

 Steinhart Aquarium at Cal Academy in San Francisco

Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz

Natural Bridges State Beach.

Art Museums

Children’s Creativity Museum at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) in Oakland

 Cantor Arts Center at Stanford

de Young Museum in San Francisco

 San Francisco Children’s Art Center 

Aviation Museum

Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos

Beaches

Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz

Children’s Museums

Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito

Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose

Children’s Theaters

Bay Area Children’s Theatre 

 Peninsula Youth Theatre in Mountain View

Palo Alto Children’s Theatre 

Young Performer’s Theatre in San Francisco. 

San Francisco Children’s Musical Theater 

 San Jose Children’s Musical Theatre 

The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco

Japantown in San Francisco

Farms

Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont

Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont

 Little Farm at Tilden Park in Berkeley

Sienna Ranch in Lafayette

Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills

Slide Ranch at Muir Beach

Gardens

The UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden 

Historical Museums & Parks

The Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto

Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont

 U.S.S. Hornet in Alameda

The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad in Felton (near Santa Cruz)

History Park at Kelley Park in San Jose

Black Diamond Mines Museum in Antioch

Music

La Pena and Ashkenaz in Berkeley

The San Francisco SymphonySan Francisco Chamber Orchestra in Mountain View

 Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View

Natural History Museums

California Academy in San Francisco

CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point in San Mateo

Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito

 Sulphur Creek Nature Center in Hayward

Randall Museum in San Francisco

Golden Gate Park in San Francisco

Tilden Park in Berkeley

Vasona Park in Los Gatos

Planetariums
Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland

Science & Technology

The Exploratorium in San Francisco

California Academy of Sciences 

Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos

Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland

Fujitsu Planetarium at DeAnza College in Cupertino

Train Rides

The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad in Felton (near Santa Cruz)

The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad in Felton (near Santa Cruz)

Water Slides

Raging Waters in San Jose

Waterworld in Concord

Zoos

The San Francisco Zoo 

The Oakland Zoo 

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo in San Jose

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