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12 Unique Things to Do with Kids in San Francisco

By Meghan Gesswein |

If you’re planning a family trip to San Francisco you’ve probably already added the Exploratorium, Pier 39, Alcatraz, and the Zoo to your list of must-dos. But San Francisco has so many things to offer, many of which you aren’t going to find on a quick list of top San Francisco kid-friendly attractions. I took some lessons from my own experiences, asked friends for advice, and consulted with the experts to put together a list of some top kid activities that you might not have already considered.

So, if you’re headed to San Francisco with your kids in tow, take a look below at my top picks for things to do with kids in the city by the bay. And remember to layer! Because even in July you might find yourself wishing you had a sweatshirt on hand!

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12 Things to Do with Kids in San Francisco

Camera Obscura, Ocean Beach

Based on the 15th Century design of Leonardo da Vinci, the giant "camera" produces images of the surrounding bay, including 360-degree views of seal rock.
Photo credit: Tosh Chiang via Flickr

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About Meghan Gesswein


Meghan Gesswein

Meghan Gesswein is a stay at home mom to three boys. Most of the time. Meghan is extremely active online, and writes for the ever growing mom blog, Meghan GWine. She was a regular contributor to the Parenting channels on Babble.

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  1. Mom says:

    Love that photo. Great ideas, too.

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