Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Long Beach- A Japanese garden on the campus of California State University, Long Beach where you can feed koi fish from the moon bridge or visit the Zen Garden and teahouse. Read More

Environmental Nature Center

Newport Beach – School break camps, Nature Preschool, Traveling Naturalist Program, Scout Programs, “bearthday” parties, plus walking paths, wildlife habitats, fresh water marsh and more. Read More

Family Friendly Escape Rooms

Various Locations – List of local escape rooms designed for kids and families. The goal is to find your way out of the escape room by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock the answers. Read More

Fillmore & Western Railway

Fillmore – Train tours such as weekend scenic adventures, murder mystery/comedy trains, holiday trains, special event trains, steam train rides and privately chartered group trains. Read More

Fishing Spots

Various Locations – Resources for finding local fishing spots for family fun! Lakes, trout pools, piers, and more. Read More

Fullerton Arboretum

Fullerton- A 26-acre botanical garden at CSUF. Tours offer a glimpse of life in the late 1800s and the contributions of the Japanese-American community and local pioneers. Read More

Fullerton Train Museum

Fullerton – The museum has three historical cabooses and two Union Pacific Lounge cars. Guided tours are available. Admission is free. Read More

Getty Center and Getty Villa

Los Angeles – Both locations features art from all over the world including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Admission is free. Read More

Go Kart World

Carson – This center includes a kiddy track, a bumper track, mini indy, a slick track, a turbo track, a super track, and restaurant. Read More

Griffith Observatory

Los Angeles – Look through telescopes, explore exhibits, see live shows. Plus, monthly Star Parties and sunset hikes to view the evening sky. Read More

Gymboree Play and Music

Various Locations – Choose from a range of early childhood classes for ages 0-5 years that include Play and Learn, Play Lab, Music, Art, Preschool Steps and School Skills. Read More

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles – Hammer kids offer hand-on art workshops and films for the whole family. Download a family or teen guide from their website for an interactive experience in the galleries. Read More

Heal the Bay Aquarium

Santa Monica – More than 100 species, featuring touch tanks with tide-pool animals. Plus field-trip programs, kids’ classes, party packages, event days, and summer camps. Read More