Family and Kids in San Francisco

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in San Francisco? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in San Francisco, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in San Francisco.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in San Francisco for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Muir Woods National Monument

    National Park

    Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County boasts of its old growth towering Redwood trees through which scenic trails meander to Bohemian Grove, Cathedral Grove, and Redwood Creek. Among the numerous trails, the most exciting are the Dipsea and Johnson Trails that will offer you stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Mount Tampa, and the verdant treetops in the surroundings. Part of the Golde...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Pier 39


    There is no end to the fun to be had here. A vast number of shops, restaurants, a film arcade, road exhibitions, a Marine Mammal Center, the Bay Aquarium, several virtual 3D rides, and Californian ocean lions make this a major attraction. The marina is likewise home to the gliding?? There is even a two-storey high merry-go-round. All in all, an excellent family spot. From the Pier 39, one has ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Marin Headlands

    Park, Wildlife Park

    The Marin Headlands are located within the Golden Gate National Recreational Area and offer stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge and an opportunity to see some historic military sites. The main SF attractions are Fort Barry, Fort Cronkhite, Hawk Hill, the NIKE Missile site and the 150-year-old Point Bonita lighthouse. The numerous hiking and walking trails bring you close to na...Read more
  4. Amazing San Francisco attraction for kids
    Ghirardelli Square

    Family and Kids

    Originally a chocolate factory established by Domenico “Domingo” Ghirardelli, it is now a retail and dining complex with several shops and restaurants. A must visit place with an interesting history and touristy feel. The mouth-watering ice creams and chocolates available here have to be tried. They also host several events throughout the year for kids and adults. A great place to s...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    The Walt Disney Family Museum

    Family and Kids

    The museum is dedicated to the life and work of the legendary Walt Disney. It houses several interactive displays, early drawings, awards and artefacts belonging to the company and the man. There is also a miniature model of Disneyland. The theatre at the lower level screens several of the Disney Classics. Pieces related to the famous miniature Carolwood Pacific Railroad that Walt Disney built...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in San Francisco
    Fort Point National Historic Site

    Family and Kids

    Fort Point is a historic coastal fortification located near the Golden Gate Bridge and was built during the Civil War period. Today it has several exhibits and guided tours of the building and its rich history. The exhibits are the Ready & Forward, Gatekeepers, Lights of Fort Point and Bridging the Golden Gate. There is also a museum regarding the construction of the fort on the first floo...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids

    Family and Kids

    A unique experience in San Francisco, The Exploratorium is an interactive Science, Art and Human perception museum. The numerous museum exhibits are aimed to help understand the world around us in an exciting and challenging way. Do visit the Tactile Dome for an experience that takes you through complete darkness and lets you explore the exhibit entirely through your sense of touch. On Thursday...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Japanese Tea Garden

    Garden, Picnic Spot

    The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco is a well known characteristic of the Golden Gate Park, initially constructed as an additional feature of the sprawling World's Fair, known as the California Midwinter International Exposition. Since more than two decades, the San Francisco Parks Trusts' Park Guides have been providing free tours to the San Francisco Parks trust members, while furnishing...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Ocean Beach


    This 3.5 mile long stretch of white sands is located adjacent to Golden Gate Park. The beach is a great place to relax, build sand castles, light bonfires or take pets for a stroll. The waters along the beach are rough and recommended only for experienced surfers. The chilly waters are also not ideal for swimming. Take a stroll on the beach and enjoy some lovely views of Cliff House and the hil...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Ripley's Believe It Or Not

    Family and Kids

    This worldwide chain of museums is a must visit with over 400 interactive exhibits and 17 themed galleries. The Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium is a world of weird and awe–inspiring artefacts. A fun outing for kids and adults looking to spend a few hours learning about the oddities in the world. Also worth visiting is the Ripley’s Mirror Maze and Ripley’s Impossibl...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Aquarium Of The Bay


    Aquarium of the Bay is public aquarium in San francisco. It located at Embarcadero and Beach Street, at the edge of Pier 39. San francisco aquarium is home to over 50 Sharks and also has Skates, Bat Rays, Eels, secretive octopus, hypnotic jellyfish, sparkling anchovies, Flatfish, Rockfish, frolicking river otters, Kelpfish, Prickle Backs, Sturgeons and several more than 20,000 marine animals. ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Hyde Street Pier

    Family and Kids

    Close to Fisherman’s Wharf, this pier was once the central ferry ship terminal uniting San Francisco with Marin County through the routes of Sausalito to the north. Around the boats on showcase or in reserve, the majorly featured are the Balclutha- a square fixed cruising ship prevalent in 1886, and the C.A. Thayer, the Eureka, the Alma, the Hercules, the Eppleton Hall, and an excess of o...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    San Francisco Zoo


    Founded in 1929, the zoo has steadily expanded its number of animal residents. Today, it houses over 1000 animals covering 250 species. The exhibits are presented by both, species type and animal habitat. The main areas cover: the African Savannah, African Aviary, Primate Discovery Centre, Cat Kingdom, South America, Bear Country, and the Children's Zoo. The zoo’s gardens are also exotic ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Marrakech Magic Theatre

    Family and Kids

    Peter Morrison is a comedian as well as a magician. In a small, intimate room he’ll have you cracking your own ribs with laughter even as he pulls of feat after unimaginable feat of sleight of hand and mentalismright under your nose. The pace of his performance itself is breakneck! Right before the show though, you get to spend some time at the Oasis Lounge sampling some excellent Morocca...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    San Francisco Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    It took a while to build this collection of 50,000 plants over 55 acres. The original plans were laid out in the 1880s, but planting didn’t begin until 1937. The collection is divided into Mediterranean, tropic, temperate, and specialty sections. Especially cool are the Moon viewing garden, the ancient plant garden, and the Andean Cloud Forest. This is not the most advertised of San Franc...Read more