Peninsula Family & Pets
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to over 30 stunning beaches, both right on the Pacific Ocean, as well as inland. Explore dozens of beautiful Bay Area beaches, from great views to awesome hikes, and even to the perfect road trip pit stop.
One of the Bay Area’s favorite annual events, the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival takes over Main Street this weekend!
Open spaces on the Peninsula for dogs to run unleashed are harder to find these days, yet they do exist. The Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA is a perfect resource to help in locating dog-friendly spaces.
California is known for its beaches but its Southern California that gets the credit for the most beautiful spots beside the Pacific Ocean. Families who visit or live in the bay may easily snag a summer beach experience without traveling all the way down to places like San Diego to get their share of sand and surf. These are some of the best family oriented beaches in the Bay Area.
Channel that crazy kid energy, or motivate those sleepy teens to break away from the computer for some of the best fun the Peninsula has to offer. Gyms are a given for parents, but with increasing obesity rates among kids, it’s about time to take a look into the area’s top gyms for kids. From climbing to yoga, get those little ones out and active while they’re still little.
When that budget is more than a little crunched and the whole family could use a day out, finding fun, free options is imperative. While some of these museums can be pricey from time to time, each offers free options the kids will just love. The Peninsula’s best free kids’ museum days promise adventures perfect for any family.
Head to the birthplace of the Silicon Valley and the home of Stanford University, exploring the city of Palo Alto. This high-tech town on the Peninsula is teeming with history.
These spooky destinations might be considered tourist traps by some, but a visit to four Bay Area “Mystery Spots” will remind locals that these classic spots aren’t to be missed. Road Trip around the Bay, and let your imagination run wild.
Move over tents and dirt and mosquitos, and make room for luxury campsites, tree houses, cabins on ocean cliffs, and spa treatments in the wilderness. Travel throughout the Bay Area to discover these non traditional camping gems.
Just north of Santa Cruz, the tiny town of Davenport boasts about 350 residents, and some of the most stunning coastline beaches in California. Visit the church, the jail, and then check out some great places to eat, shop, and enjoy the outdoors.