Family and Kids in Santa Monica

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Santa Monica? 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 Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Santa Monica for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Santa Monica Beach

    Beach

    Santa Monica State Beach is an iconic destination. Visitors from all across the world are fascinated by the pristine stretches of sand, sturdy waves and the wonderful view of the Santa Monica Mountains. The beach is around 3 miles long and covers an area of 245 acres.
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    26 Mile Bike Path

    Beach

    Locals and tourists, young and old, enjoy the ride on the 26 mile long bike path that connects Santa Monica Beach to Venice Beach and Marina del Rey. You can even jog or gently stroll along the path.
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    The Misfit Restaurant And Bar

    Family and Kids

    One of the restaurants you have to visit in Santa Monica is The Misfit Restaurant and Bar! From a cool ambience to an insanely cheerful staff, this is one place you should not miss. The bar menu consists of deliciously sinful cocktails, and red and white wines. The brunch, lunch and dinner menu will leave you spoilt for options.
  4. Amazing Santa Monica attraction for kids
    Santa Monica Mountains

    Beach, National Park

    The Santa Monica Mountains are a part of the Transverse Range in Southern California. Located along the Santa Monica Beach, the mountains host an ample range of activities. Go trekking in the Malibu Canyon, climb up to Saddle Peak, Mount Lee and Mount Allen, enjoy the flora and fauna of the region by visiting one of the many national parks present in the mountains and soak in the Californian Na...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Santa Monica Public Library

    Family and Kids

    A heaven for book lovers, make it a point to visit the Santa Monica Public Library. Caution: If you are an avid reader, you might end up spending an entire day over there!
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Santa Monica
    Woodlawn Cemetery, Mortuary And Mausoleum

    Family and Kids

    Apart from the beautiful architectural features of the Mausoleum, the cemetery also has tombs of celebrities who been laid to rest here. Pay your respect to the souls of Glenn Ford, Leo Carillo, Irene Ryan and Hal Smith.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Museum Of Flying

    Family and Kids

    Established in 1974 as the Douglas Museum and Library by Donald Douglas Jr, the second President of the Douglas Aircraft Company, the museum has an enviable collections of aircrafts like the Boeing 727, Lockheed Vega, Howard DGA 15, Wright Flyer, North American F 86H and many more. The Museum of Flying also has a flight simulator. The Maxflight FS3000 is a full motion simulator. You can choose ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Tacos Punta Cabras Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    Established in 2013 by two wacky chefs, the Tacos Punta Cabras Restaurant serves fresh seafood tacos, tostadas, cocteles and agua fresco. Once you visit this place, no one will judge you if you go in for your 4th or 5th Taco in a row! If you don’t believe us, a review in the Los Angeles Magazine goes. “It is simply the best taqueria on the Westside, and one of the city’s best ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    International Chess Park

    Park

    Come and put your grey matter to use at one of the built-in chess tables, or watch intense rivalries among the regulars, including some master-level players. Santa Monica’s International Chess Park has permanent chess tables and boasts of a human-size chessboard.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church

    Educational Site

    Founded in 1942 by Pastor A.O. Aasen, the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church will mesmerize you with its holy and sere atmosphere and its intricate architecture. Flower arrangement classes, classical music seminars, bible studies and various charitable events take place here.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Anti Nuke Sculpture

    Family and Kids

    The Chain Reaction Sculpture or the Anti Nuke Sculpture is a peace monument and public art sculpture made up of stainless steel and fibreglass surrounded by concrete. The sculpture shows a mushroom cloud created by a nuclear explosion. Designed by cartoonist Paul Conrad and built by Peter M. Carlson, the 5.5-ton, 8-meter (26-foot) high sculpture was installed ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Native Foods Cafe

    Family and Kids

    The Native Food Cafe is a vegan eatery in California. This place is well known for its vegan preparation. Their Taco Meat is widely renowned among the food lovers here. The price is very fitting to the portion of food served here. With splendid wine and food, you will be pleased to have visited this place. They have a great team of staff who take care of you and make sure that you have a good t...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Baby Blues Bbq

    Family and Kids

    Baby Blues BBQ is a popular joint which is known for serving delectable food items in a casual environment combined with good music and a friendly ambience. The regionally inspired menu of the restaurant features items like Baby Back Ribs, Memphis Ribs, Beef Brisket that’s Texas-styled, Pulled Pork that is North Carolina styled and is slow cooked in the Guinness beer and much more. All of...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Dogtown Coffee (dtc)

    Family and Kids

    The Dogtown Coffee DTC in California, USA is a very famous eatery. This place is well known for their coffee which they develop locally. They provide healthy and low- calorie food. Along with the coffee, they also serve breakfast and lunch all day. With a great staff to take care of you, you will be comfortable in the cafe. This is a hangout place for the nearby American skateboard communities ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Brentwood Country Mart

    Family and Kids

    The Brentwood Country Mart in Los Angeles is a shopping mall. This place is very popular near the region of Santa Monica. This mall is built on an old-time red farm style and is a compilation of some very expensive shops. They have benches all around the facility allowing people to rest while shopping. This could be a very good option if you are planning to mix with the local culture in the cit...Read more