When you’re in L.A. it means it’s time to play… and we’re not just talking a trip to Disneyland! L.A. County is bursting with family fun activities and exhibits and we’re serving them up hot for you to enjoy!
So gather the kids, pack up the car and get ready to make some memories- we’re talking 9 fun things to do in L.A. County today!
- Annenberg Community Beach House
For summertime fun, this is a MUST STOP for the whole family! With a splash pad, amazing views, pools and beach sports, there’s certainly no shortage of wet and wild fun at the Annenberg Beach House!
- California Science Center
If you want some educational family fun, then you have to take a trip to the California Science Center! Boasting an IMAX Theater, Ecology Cliff Climb, High Wire Bicycle Ride and a Discovery Room for Little Learners, there is something for everyone here! Plus, starting in May of 2017 and running through February 20, 2018, families can enjoy the brand new Body Worlds: Pulse exhibit that showcases the human body, health and wellness!
- Descanso Gardens
Get outside and enjoy the scent of fresh flowers in bloom at the Descanso Gardens! Take a ride on the Enchanted Railroad, visit the gardens in full bloom or surround yourself in the beauty of the Japanese Gardens.
- Grand Park
Who doesn’t love a great… or should we say GRAND…. park with something for everyone to enjoy? Lush lawns perfect for lounging, a small stage for events and a fountain splash area to cool off, you could spend all day enjoying the fun and sun! And to top it all off, the brand new Grand Park Playground has Dr. Seuss vibes with enough jumps, climbs and tubes for everyone to explore!
- Griffith Park
If you want a one-stop shop of fun, then look no further than Griffith Park! Here you’ll find major L.A. County monuments and hotspots, such as the famed Hollywood Sign, a bird sanctuary, botanical gardens and even a Zoo! Pack a lunch and spend the day, because Griffith Park has all your entertainment, just waiting to be experienced!
- Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
What more could you ask for then visiting the fishes right next to the Pacific Ocean? Stop into the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium to meet the true locals- of the ocean variety- and gently touch the hermit crabs, sea urchins and beautiful sea stars!
- Kidspace Children’s Museum
Let your imagination run wild- and the children too- at the Kidspace Children’s Museum! Have fun in the amphitheater, go on a fossil hunt, visit the green house or let the kids play all day in any of their many hands-on exhibits and play zones. This is a place to visit time and time again- and we think you’ll always find something new!
- Tongva Park
Splash pads, a children’s discovery area and observation hills are just some of the attractions at Tongva Park. Enjoy the shaded areas for relaxation or take a stroll through the many gardens and wild flora!
OK, OK, OK… we said there were tons to do outside of Disney… and clearly there are… but who are we to not mention the ultimate place of happiness? With non-stop action, attractions, rides and places to eat, Disneyland is the supreme final destination for family fun in L.A. County!