Awesome Family-Friendly Tours to Book Right Now!
Take the family on a unique outing by learning what goes on behind the scenes of some of your favorite places. Visit one of the busiest filming studios in Hollywood, kick field goals at SoCal’s newest football stadium, walk through an actual chocolate factory, and more!
Warner Brothers Studio Tour
Burbank | www.wbstudiotour.com
The WB Studio Tour is not like any other studio tour you’ve ever been on! Visit one of the busiest working studios in Hollywood. Ride along in a cart to explore the backlots, walk through actual sets, see costumes and props, and interact with fun exhibits.
The studio now welcomes families with children five years and older and there’s so much to see and do! DC fans will enter Batman’s secret lair and explore the all-new Batcave and get up close to the authentic Batmobile. Fans of the Wizarding World can see recreated sets from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Make potions, take photos inside Harry’s cupboard under the stairs, test your wand skills, and even get sorted by the Sorting Hat!
SoCal Resident Deal! Through May 27, 2022, residents in zip codes 90000 through 93599, can purchase tickets online at a discounted rate of $57 (regular price is $69/adults and $59/children). Limit 6 tickets.
SoFi Stadium Tour
Inglewood | www.sofistadium.com/stadium-tours
Does your family love football? This tour’s for you! SoFi Stadium, home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, invites fans to go behind the scenes in an immersive tour.
See exclusive areas including luxury suites, locker rooms, and you even get to run through the tunnel to go on the field! Once you’re on the turf, you’ll be able to participate in on-field challenges. Kick field goals, throw at targets, run the “40”, and test your high jump.
Rally Day experiences are tours before a Rams or Chargers home game. Gear up for the game with on-field photo ops and a team-focused tour!
Pricing: Tour packages range from $30-49. Rally Days are $39-49. Children 4 and under are free.
Dodgers Stadium Tour
Los Angeles | www.mlb.com/dodgers/ballpark/tours
This one’s for the Dodgers fans! Take a trip down to the field, visit the centerfield plaza and pavilions, get an exclusive look at the 2020 World Series trophy, visit the Dugout Club, and get access to the Dodgers Dugout AR Experience. Pregame Tours are available during the season, where you’ll get early access to watch batting practice and/or warm-up exercises.
Pricing: $25/adult, $20/children (14 and under), $20/seniors and military. Children 3 and under are free. Pregame tours are $40 per person.
Battleship IOWA Private Guided Tours
San Pedro | www.pacificbattleship.com
Battleship IOWA served our country in WWII, Korea, and the Cold War. Today, the historic U.S. Navy ship is an iconic Los Angeles landmark. The General Access Pass includes a self-guided tour using their mobile app that takes you around the interior and exterior of the ship.
To make the most out of your trip, the ship offers add-on special guided tours.
- President’s Tour – Learn about the top secret mission to transport President FDR across the Atlantic. $15 per person.
- Gun Tour – Get access to one of the battleship gun turrets and get a view of the ship’s 16 inch guns. $50 per person.
- Engineering Tour – Explore the most innovative warship of WWII. Get access to areas that have been off-limits to the public since the ship went into commission in 1943.
Pricing: General Access Passes are $22.95/adults, $14.95/youth (ages 3-11), $19.95/seniors and military. Add-on private tours range $15-50 per person. Children 2 and under are free.
Lucky Art Crayonology
Montclair | luckyartcrayonology.com
This one-of-a-kind bright and colorful facility offers unique do-it-yourself art experiences just for kids! Discover the secret of colors and find out the exclusive formula of crayons and markers in the factory show room. Children get to learn about the process of making their own coloring marker and use the compression molding machine to create multicolored crayons.
Pricing: $15.99 (special offer) per person. Children 3 and under are free.
Los Angeles | www.letterpresschocolate.com
Ever wanted to tour a real chocolate factory? Here’s your chance! Learn about the cacao tree and the fermentation process, sample cacao juice, walk through the little factory to see different machines, and taste cacao beans and chocolate from one of their mélangers. The tour finishes in the boutique where you’ll be guided through a tasting of several different dark chocolate bars.
Pricing: $15 per person. Ages 12 and up only.
This post was written by Kidsguide