- TripBuzz found 132 things to do with kids in or near Carmel, California, including 116 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Monterey, Salinas, Pacific Grove and Seaside.
- From Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach to Carmel Beach City Park, the Carmel area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Scenic Drives, Hiking Trails and Theaters.
- Carmel technically is named Carmel-by-the-Sea due to its position on the Monterey Peninsula which provides a number of sandy beaches on the Pacific coast. The small seaside town is a popular getaway for those wanting to escape the bustling metropolis of San Francisco that is 120 miles north. Early founders of the town were also strongly dedicated to the arts, resulting in a lively arts and performance culture.
92% 50 votes
750 Tennant Sta, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Moviegoers can enjoy amenities like curved screens, motion-enhanced seating and digital 3D at Tennant Station Stadium Cinema. The complex also offers online ticketing, matinees and is available for parties and rentals.
Housed inside a beautiful 1911 Craftsman style once belonging to famed organist John Acton, the Morgan Hill Museum is now a popular attraction for visitors to the Morgan Hill area. The museum holds archives, artifacts, maps and clippings from the towns past.
100% 5 votes
Dunne & Murphy Ave, & Murphy Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Located within a peaceful residential area, Nordstrom Park is a public park that offers a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. These include a fenced-in play area, numerous picnic tables, and a quarter-mile walking trail around the park.
100% 4 votes
17090 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
The Morgan Hill Community Playhouse is a childrenâ€™s birthday party facility that features a playground with a slide and climbing obstacles. The playhouse has a capacity of 30 people at a time.
Stretching appoximately .64 miles, the McWay Waterfall Trail is one of the most striking and scenic hiking trails in Big Sur. The trail provides stunning views of the 80 foot waterfall created by McWay creek flowing to the beach below.
61% 36 votes
16200 Condit Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
The Morgan Hill Aquatics Center is a family fun center that features two large water slides, a competition sized swimming pool, a smaller instructional pool, and a splash pad. The facility offers swimming lessons, as well.
San Andreas Trail is a two mile trail suitable for hikers of all skill levels. The trail is mostly paved, and follows the I-280 for most of its length (which may be a downside for those looking for some quiet.)
38% 13 votes
16545 Murphy Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Part of the larger Morgan Hill Outdoor Sport Center, the Morgan Hill Soccer Complex features over a dozen grass soccer fields, as well as some turf fields. The complex hosts youth soccer leagues and a variety of other events.
Specializing in competitive horse riding lessons, Ligara Farms runs visitors through the basics of equine maintenance and riding. It also hosts monthly tournaments and horse shows where visitors can watch experienced riders display their skills.