If you're traveling with children or you're a kid at heart who enjoys a playful vacation, these places are for you.
These guides to California travel with kids may help you
find more stuff to keep the kids entertained:
California's first theme park, Disneyland
opened south of Los Angeles in 1956, and the Southland hasn't give up its dominance of theme-oriented fun since then. Read our California theme park guide
to find out how to avoid the lines and where to find a theme park that's perfect for the younger set.
Zoos and Animals
San Diego is the best spot for critter-oriented
adventures, but San Francisco has its share, too, and of course, there's the
Monterey Bay Aquarium
. Use the
and animal attraction guide
to learn about them and find places to stay that
may make you wonder if you've gone on safari.
Especially for fans of comic strips and cartoons, find California's cartoon-iest spots. Or if your family enjoys carousels, discover where the best ones can be found.