- TripBuzz found 97 things to do with kids in or near Big Sur, California, including 73 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Monterey, Carmel, Seaside and Pacific Grove.
- From Pfeiffer Big State Beach to Pfeiffer Beach, the Big Sur area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Hiking Trails, Beaches and Camping Site.
- Big Sur is lies along the Pacific Ocean with 90 miles of coastline and extends about 20 miles inland to encompass much of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Visitors come for the different activities, sparsely populated area, and unbeatable views, but they stay for the peaceful way of life that many authors and artists have recognized over the years.
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85% 130 votes
Reservation Road, Marina, CA 93933 MoreLess Info
The Marina State Beach is located within the Marina Dunes Natural Preserves and is home to steady winds. The consistent winds make it popular for radio-controlled gliders, hang-gliding, and kites.
241 S Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901 MoreLess Info
From comedy shows to MMA fights, Fox Theater Salinas offers visitors a wide variety of entertainment options to see on its stage. The venue has two levels of seating; with a downstairs bar, general admission area, and VIP lounge.
100% 3 votes
3100 Preston Drive, Marina, CA 93933 MoreLess Info
The city owned and operated Preston Park features a large soccer/football field, children's playground area, a baseball diamond, and basketball courts. Multiple city-funded sporting events are also held within the park during the year.
94% 16 votes
1081 S Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901 MoreLess Info
A 30-lane bowling center, Valley Center Bowl offers open and league bowling with overhead monitors featuring 3D graphics. The center provides a grill with food and drinks, television screens, party hosting and a bar with adult beverages.
100% 1 votes
304 Hillcrest Avenue, Marina, CA 93933 MoreLess Info
Those who utilize inline skates or skateboards without handles are welcome at the Marina Skatepark which is open from 9am until one hour after sunset. Spread over 11,000 square feet, the park also hosts several skate jams throughout the year.
33% 3 votes
Del Monte Ave & Reservation Road, Marina, CA 93933 MoreLess Info
Completely open to the general public, Locke Paddon Park is spread across 1,500 acres of land in wetlands near the shoreline. Popular recreational activities include picnicking, dog walking, hiking, and enjoying a permanent tire swing installation.
100% 3 votes
Windy Hill Park
3240 De Forest Rd & Beach Road, Marina, CA 93933 MoreLess Info
Windy Hill Park is a family-friendly local neighborhood park with several outdoor recreational options. The site features a children's playground, walking paths, open play spaces, and benches, and dogs are allowed at the park as long as they are on leashes.
94% 51 votes
132 Central Ave., Salinas, CA 93901 MoreLess Info
Fan's of John Steinbeck will enjoy a visit to The Steinbeck House and Best Cellar Gift shop. The house was the childhood home of the famed author and now operates a restaurant and museum, while the gift shop offers a wide array of specialty gifts and Steinbeck's books.
100% 13 votes
262 Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901 MoreLess Info
Somos gallery is a unique art-gallery specializing in underground, urban, tattoo art, dunnys, kidrobot, vinyls, and modern clothing and accessories. Art-loving and helpful staff are knowledgeable and support local art and music through live music and exhibits.