- TripBuzz found 255 things to do with kids in or near Elk Grove, California, including 232 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Folsom, Davis and Carmichael.
- From Bartholomew Sports Park to Brookside Equestrian Park, the Elk Grove area offers 89 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Dog Park, Skate Parks and Amusement Parks (Kids).
- Elk Grove lies south of California's capital city of Sacramento. With a population over 160,000, Elk Grove was considered the fastest growing U.S. city between 2004 and 2005. With such a booming population, residents find entertainment in the variety of parks and trails, as well as city sponsored events and productions.
A neighborhood park, Pheasant Country Park has a basketball court, separate playgrounds for toddlers and older kids, walking and running trails with workout stations, and a picnic area with a barbecue grill.
At Travis Air Force Base, visitors can attend air shows to watch pilots from The Thunderbirds pull tricks and maneuvers with their planes. Visitors can also explore the aerial museum to learn about the history of airplanes.
Named for a nearby ravine, Auburn Ravine Dog Park is an off-leash canine recreation area providing grass fields and trees lining the perimeter. The park is fenced, has shaded areas and offers a separate location for smaller dogs.
Public skating, birthday parties, and learn-to-skate classes are among the reasons that bring individuals to Vacaville Ice Sports, a public ice skating rink. The rink is also home to several hockey teams with individuals of all skill levels.
Equipped with full stadium seating, the Brenden Theatres is a movie theater that offers a number of amenities to its movie-goers. These amenities include digital surround sound in all 16 theaters as well as 3-D movie selections.
The Brenden Vacaville 16 is a sixteen theater movie multiplex that shows primarily newly released Hollywood movies. The theater features wall to wall curved screens, digital video and sound, and 3D in some auditoriums.
Andrews Park is a large facility that has an enclosed children's play area. There is a small stream that runs through the park and a path alongside the stream. Andrews Park has seating for patrons and a rock garden.