This summer, San Francisco offers a variety of fun things to do with kids, all free.
Listen to world music, watch circus, theater and dance performances, walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, explore two museums about ships and the Gold Rush, at SFMOMA see “The Chronicles of San Francisco” mural (look for the unicorn), take an easy hike around Lands End.
Planning a trip to Tokyo with kids, at first it might seem more difficult than visiting other foreign cities. We don’t read Japanese, how can we order in restaurants? I’ve heard about toilets that squirt water. How do we buy tickets for the subway and get around Tokyo? Here’s answers to those questions and more.
It’s a short but scenic boat ride from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island, site of a famous prison, now a national park. Find out about the long history of the island, tips for visiting Alcatraz with kids, and children’s books to read.
It’s the spring season, and gray whales are migrating north, from Mexico to Alaska. Tips for how to spot gray whales, where to go for best onshore viewing in California, Oregon and Washington, and children’s books.
Travel tips for families visiting Bangkok – before you go, while you’re there – transportation on boats and tuk tuks, getting around the city, visiting temples, Buddhism and the Ramayana, food and fun places to stay.