Kids and Family

San Francisco
For Your Tiniest Explorers

San Francisco offers an abundance of family-friendly attractions and activities for all ages to enjoy. From exotic wildlife at the San Francisco Zoo to sweet treats at Ghirardelli Square, we’ll let you in on our favorite places to make memories with the entire family.

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From art and entertainment to science and history, San Francisco has dozens of museums scaled just right for small visitors.

- San Francisco Cable Car Museum | After a ride on the city’s famous cable cars, find out what it takes to keep these historic treasures stay on track.

- Bay Area Discovery Museum | Seven interactive exhibit spaces keep little minds engaged at this popular museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.

- Cartoon Art Museum | Treat your budding cartoonist to a glimpse of the artists behind the art at this new Beach Street museum.


family looking out a the Golden Gate Bridge

Outdoor Fun

San Francisco’s parks, beaches, and waterfront promenades offer endless outdoor fun for all ages.

- Pier 39 | California’s world-famous sea lions sun and socialize at Pier 39’s K-Dock, a protected marine environment.

- San Francisco Model Yacht Club | Take your crew to watch model boat builders sail their craft on Spreckels Lake in Golden Gate Park.

- Yerba Buena Vista Gardens | Head to San Francisco’s cultural heart for kid-friendly fun, starting with a ride on the 1906 LeRoy King Carousel.


kid overlooking the city


Gather your tribe for a good time at one of these age-appropriate, only-in-San-Francisco treasures.

- Castro Theatre | A storied movie palace dating back to 1922, the Castro hosts film festivals, special premieres, and lively sing-alongs.

- San Francisco Zoo | Open year-round, this 100-acre zoo hugging the Pacific coast is home to 2,000+ exotic, endangered, or rescued animals.

- Urban Putt | Sharpen your swing on the city’s first indoor mini-golf course featuring 14 holes of high-tech thrills, plus food and drink.


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