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Hamilton Field History Museum
#2 of 14 things to do in Novato
It's a great place for Army Air Force buffs and families alike.
Interesting for families and children to visit.
Old Town Novato
#1 of 14 things to do in Novato
They also have events that are great for the whole family.
The Space Station Museum
#4 of 14 things to do in Novato
This out of the way location and its dedication to Space is a refreshing place to bring your kids for history thats hard to see up close.
This is a pretty small museum but it is packed full of information that kids are interested in.
Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael San Rafael 7.3 mi away
#1 of 18 things to do in San Rafael
Amazing food, wonderful local purveyors, fun for children, beautiful art, and more.
They can be fun for kids, too, as she has aracanas (meaning your dozen will likely have a few turquoise or green eggs).
China Camp State Park San Rafael 7.7 mi away
#2 of 18 things to do in San Rafael
We came across this spot on a recent trip to St Rafael, great location on the edge of SF bay, benches and barbecues in situ for a great family/friends time.
We used to take the kids for a picnic dinner "al fresco" when temperatures rose into the 100's inland.
Cornerstone Sonoma Sonoma, CA 10.3 mi away
#96 of 96 things to do in Sonoma
Warm sunny afternoon in wine country - kids playing in the pumpkin patch, wine tasting, beautiful gardens, interesting antiques and delicious lunch at Park121 - stop by on your next trip to wine country!
It's also a fun place to take kids - they can run somewhat wild through the outdoor exhibits, and the dessert portions at the cafe are generous.
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Golden Gate Ferry Larkspur 11.6 mi away
#1 of 7 things to do in Larkspur
Our family enjoyed the views from the Golden Gate Ferry and provided excellent transportation to S.F. and back to Marin County.
My excursion from S.F. to visit family in Marin was enhanced by taking the Larkspur Ferry from S.F.'s Ferry building.
Marin French Cheese Company Petaluma, CA 8.0 mi away
#1 of 37 things to do in Petaluma
We have tons of great memories with our families as kids....you can’t beat the country location, ability to purchase everything for your picnic, cheese, wine & local cheeses, French bread, soup, coffee, local oils...
Great place for picnics and to bring the kids.
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Shollenberger Park Petaluma, CA 8.5 mi away
#2 of 37 things to do in Petaluma
Definitely a must-see for children of all ages.
We go for Sunday family walks and then to brunch at Pub At shopping center on cornet.
Samuel P. Taylor State Park Lagunitas 10.7 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Lagunitas
As for the camping, it can be a great place to be by itself: bikers, children, walkers friendly; or a base to discover the area around: unbelievable Point Reyes National Seashore, Stinson Beach, Bolinas and San Fr...
Cannot imagine a cooler place to camp with kids, under the Redwoods and in beautiful natural surroundings.
WildCare San Rafael 9.8 mi away
#6 of 18 things to do in San Rafael
There is also an historic museum with further accommodation for snakes & turtles, and many fine taxidermy specimens; in one corner is a play area for younger children with books to read, puppets, coloring, etc.
Great place to take the family
San Rafael Pacifics Baseball - Albert Park San Rafael 9.6 mi away
#7 of 18 things to do in San Rafael
This baseball stadium is great for all families tp enjoy a relaxing game of baseball, and watch the Pacifics play at a very accesible stadium!
Activities for the kids, wine and beer for the adults, and great baseball.
Petaluma Creamery Petaluma, CA 9.7 mi away
#7 of 37 things to do in Petaluma
My wife and I, along with children and grand children, visited the Petaluma Creamery for lunch mid week.
Plus, it seems to be popular with local kids who stop by on their way home from school.
California Missions Museum at Cline Cellars Sonoma, CA 9.7 mi away
#41 of 96 things to do in Sonoma
Every kid who grew up in California does a project on one of the Missions in 4th Grade and this museum is a beautiful, professional version of those projects.
We have visited this museum with friends and family for many years.
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Nicasio Valley Cheese Company Nicasio 7.8 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Nicasio
Staff were really friendly and great with the kids.
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