Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around Orange County, CA
Best Places for Kids in the Orange County, CA region!
The best places to take kids in Orange County, CA, based on KidsOutAndAbout's annual reader survey. But there is LOTS more to do in the Orange County, CA! Get great ideas here! What is listed below are far from the only opportunities for family fun and learning; they're just what was voted this year.
Discovery Cube Orange County
The Bowers Museum enriches lives through the world's finest arts and cultures.
Pretend City Children's Museum
Pretend City is an interactive children’s museum that builds better brains through whole body learning experiences, educational programs, and creative exhibits.
Santa Ana Zoo
The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park is also known as "The Home of the 50 Monkeys".
Adventure City is the little theme park that´s big on family fun!
Irvine Regional Park
Irvine Regional Park is nestled among a grove of heritage Oak and Sycamore trees. The rolling foothills surrounding the park are filled with a variety of wildlife. Trees and shaded turf areas provide a serene setting for leisure activities.
Billy Beez, Anaheim, CA
The ultimate indoor play park for heart-pumping, family-friendly fun!
Experience a whole new level of fun at Camelot Golfland! Play your way through one of our challenging miniature golf courses. The park also features our castle with a huge video game arcade and delicious fresh pizza! Even more fun awaits on our exciting attractions, like Laser Tag, Race Cars and Bumper Boats!
The Richard Nixon Library & Museum
The Richard Nixon Foundation is a non-profit institution dedicated to educating the public about the life, legacy, and times of the 37th President.
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Known as the “Jewel of the Missions,” Mission San Juan Capistrano is a historic landmark and museum that boasts of quality permanent exhibits featuring original artifacts as well as traveling and temporary exhibits on a wide variety of topics.
VANS Skatepark - Orange, CA
Skate and BMX riding in Orange, CA.
Larwin Park - Buena Park, CA
Park with a playground, basketball court, restrooms and a splash pad for kids.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates, releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.
Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park - Orange County
Rockin’ Jump is the Ultimate Trampoline park providing fun for kids (and adults) of all ages. We offer Fitness and Competition Disguised as Fun!
Irvine Park Railroad
Irvine Regional Park is unlike any other park in Southern California. Plan on spending the day with family and friends to enjoy all it has to offer.
Where Young Chefs Come to Play & Learn! Entertaining & Educational Kids' Cooking Classes featuring summer camps, afterschool enrichment, birthday parties and monthly events with Whole Foods Orange County!
OCCT: Orange County Children's Theatre
Founded in 1969, we are the oldest, continuous running children’s theatre in Orange County, open to young people from age 5 – 19.
K1 Speed - Anaheim, CA
K1 Speed is America's Premier Indoor Electric Kart Racing Company in the Nation!
The Children's Museum at La Habra
To encourage enthusiasm about learning in a hands-on environment that opens the world even to the youngest child.
SoCal Elite Sports
The specific purpose of SoCal Elite Sports is to educate the general public’s youth about all aspects of basketball, promoting the life lessons that basketball generates, as well as promoting good health and high activity levels to all participants.