Kid Friendly Activities

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There is plenty to do for a family in Marin County.  Explore thousands of hiking trails scrattered throughout our national, state and county parks, many of which have either waterfront access and definitely views!  Many businesses in Marin are dedicated to kid-friendly offerings both inside and out, and some just about finding the inner child in you.  

Serving North Bay, we are the go to source for fun family local activities.  At Wonderly we believe there is a better way to find fun things to do. A simpler, user friendly way where parents can always have an option for activities. We're obsessively passionate about it, and our mission is to help make a parent's life easier. We focus on curating amazing local businesses and events. One of the most challenging things for any parent is to find activities to do as a whole family and we saw that as a problem we could solve. We're excited to simplify local events to the touch of your fingertips through our web app and blog.

 

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101 Surf Sports

115 Third Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-524-8492
www.101surfsports.com

One of the best summer activities for the entire family is kayaking and there are tons of places to do it in the Bay Area.  It’s a fantastic way to experience nature and peacefully explore local waterways.  Tandem kayaks often... Read More

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Aquarium of the Bay

PIER 39 The Embarcadero &, Beach St,
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-623-5300
www.aquariumofthebay.org

Get get up close and personal with more than 20,000 local marine animals at the Aquarium of the Bay.  Learn about the octopus, watch shark and river otter feedings, and touch creatures in tidepools.  Spending the night at the Aquarium... Read More

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Angel Island Tiburon Ferry

21 Main Street
Tiburon, CA  94920
415-435-2131
www.angelislandferry.com

 

Discover Angel Island and surrounding areas with our helpful resources!

Whether you’re a teacher seeking a historical location for your students, or a parent looking to entertain your children, there are countless engaging and fun adventures awaiting you.

Angel Island State Park... Read More

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Agricultural Institute of Marin Farmers Market

Located at Marin Civic Center on Thursday and Sunday
San Rafael, CA  94903
www.agriculturalinstitute.org

The Marin Civic Center’s Certified Farmers Market has been chosen as one of the top 10 markets in the country and local residents flock to their favorite farmers market each week to take home fresh locally-grown produce. 

Sundays are for family... Read More

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Audubon Canyon Ranch

4900 Shoreline Highway 1
Stinson Beach, CA 94970
415-868-9244
www.egret.org

Audubon Canyon Ranch provides award-winning day-long and overnight school programs at the Martin Griffin Preserve.  Students from the Bay Area learn education-based, nature experience guided by trained docents.  Conservation in Action means that we are committed to catalyzing and inspiring... Read More

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Bay Model Visitor Center

2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA 94965
415-332-3870
www.spn.usace.army.mil

Explore a working model of the entire San Francisco Bay and much of the Sacramento River Delta, complete with regular tides that change every 14 minutes.  In addition, there are exhibits on the history of Bay Area watercraft and the... Read More

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Bear Valley Visitor Center

1 Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
415-464-5100
www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/

Bear Valley Visitor Center is the perfect location to start before exploring Point Reyes National Seashore.  The visitor center resembles a museum exhibit on what may be found out in the park’s natural habitat, including a glimpse of the diverse... Read More

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Five Brooks Ranch

8001 Highway One
Olema CA 94950
415-663-1570
www.fivebrooks.com

Five Brooks Stable is a full service riding stable for the whole family. There are activities for all ages and kinds of Buckaroos and Buckarettes who wish to enjoy the magnificent Point Reyes National Seashore in the company of horses. We... Read More

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Kid-Friendly Hikes

The Bay Trail Hamilton, Novato: The Hamilton section of the Bay Trail skirts the old runway of this former air force base, which has been returned to its original wetland state. The trail is flat and accessible, and welcomes... Read More

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McNear's Beach

201 Cantera Way
San Rafael, CA  94901
www.marincountyparks.org

McNear’s Beach is part of a 55-acre County park, located in a sheltered cove alongside San Pablo Bay.  It's the perfect place to go on a warm day to wade in the bay, swim in the pool, picnic, fish, take... Read More

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NatureBridge

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
1033 Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
415-332-5771
www.naturebridge.org

NatureBridge offers hands-on environmental science programs for children and teens.  Our multi-day programs take place outdoors in the magnificence of nature’s classrooms, where students are immersed in the wonder and science of our national parks including Marin Headlands and Golden... Read More

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Point Bonita YMCA

981 Fort Barry
Sausalito, CA 94965
415-331-9622
www.ymcasf.org

 

 

 

The Point Bonita Y is pleased to offer a variety of kid-friendly experiences from summer camps, outdoor environmental education programs, advanced leadership academy and family weekends too!

Through living, learning and enjoying the outdoors together, students discover their connections to science,... Read More

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San Rafael Pacifics Baseball

1201 Second Street
San Rafael, California 94901
415-485-1563
www.pacificsbaseball.com

The sweet sounds of summer baseball are echoing throughout San Rafael's Albert Park. From the crack of the bat, to the pop of the glove to the smell of the grass, the San Rafael Pacifics invite you to be a... Read More

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Slide Ranch

2025 Shoreline Highway
Muir Beach, CA 94965
415-381-6155
www.slideranch.org

 

 

The mission of Slide Ranch is to connect children to nature.  We cultivate healthy bodies and minds and foster future generations of environmental stewards. By farming, cooking, caring for animals and exploring wilderness and the coast, we... Read More

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Stafford Lake Bike Park

3549 Novato Blvd 
Novato, CA 94947
415-897-0618
www.marincountyparks.org
www.staffordlakebiketrail.com

Stafford Lake Bike Park is North Bay’s first public bike park and includes a kids learn-to-ride zone pump track, beginner zone pump track, skills perimeter trail, dual slalom gravity zone, and progression jumping course.

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The Image Flow

401 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415-388-3569
www.theimageflow.com

The Image Flow has been serving Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area since 2008. We offer exhibition quality archival printing, retouching, and image restoration services. We provide workshops, classes, and lectures with renowned photographers in all areas of... Read More