Top Family Activities in South Bay

Traveling is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Bonding with family and spending time with kids is another. Do both with these family friendly activities in the South Bay Area.
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Santa Cruz-ade Scavenger Hunt

1540 Pacific Ave , 1540 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Price: $18
Work with your family as a team to complete a unique scavenger hunt in the coastal city Santa Cruz. A remote live host will assist you on your adventure as you as you solve clues, accept challenges, and reach checkpoints.
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Mermaid Experience & Photoshoot

1 Rockview Dr , 1 Rockview Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
Price: $190
This is your chance to fulfill your dreams of becoming a mermaid in the beach town Santa Cruz. Spend time on the beach and take home pictures and memories that will last a lifetime.
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Best Redwood Forest Steam Train and Santa Cruz Harbor Day Trip

Departure locations include: 291 Geary St , 291 Geary St, San Francisco | 250 El Camino Real , 250 El Camino Real, Millbrae | 1688 Hostetter Rd , 1688 Hostetter Rd, San Jose | 46196 Warm Springs Blvd , 46196 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont | 988 Broadway , 988 Broadway, Oakland
Price: $196
Take your family on an adventure in historic steam train located in a majestic redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Afterwards head to the coast and enjoy the scenic beaches, cute beach towns, and an abalone farm.
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San Jose Scavenger Hunt: The Heart of Silicon Valley

87 N San Pedro St , 87 N San Pedro St, San Jose
Price: $12
Spend time with your family roaming around to the best hidden gems and landmarks in Silicon Valley. Each player will choose an interactive role and have their own challenges to solve, work together or compete against each other to complete challenges.
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Vacation Photographer in San Jose

Location in San Jose of your choice
Price: $245 per group (up to 4)
Have a professional capture memories of you and your family on your travels. Discover the culture.

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