- TripBuzz found 524 things to do with kids in or near Los Altos, California, including 497 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Half Moon Bay, Cupertino, San Jose and Mountain View.
- From Gymboree Play Program to Play!, the Los Altos area offers 126 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Hiking Trails, Theaters and Children's Play Area.
- Located in San Francisco's South Bay Region lies the city of Los Altos. Once a resort community for wealthy San Fransican's, the city is accessible to many locals and tourists looking for entertainment and relaxation in the north. The city's quiet downtown district is walkable and allows cyclists to ride through town and the city plays host to an Arts and Wine Festival each year.
Spanning 21 acres, Mitchell Park offers sporting areas for tennis, handball, and horseshoes, a fenced dog run, a playground with 'faux' wading pool, and a quarter-mile walking path. Public art and picnic areas with grills are also available.
Open for self-guided tours, the NASA Ames Visitor Center features several exhibits, including a shuttle cockpit simulator and the Mercury Redstone capsule. It also offers an immersive theater that showcases high-definition videos of Mars missions and flights through the galaxy.
A 16-screen movie theater, Century Cinema 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides large reclining chairs with footrests, stadium seating, arcade games and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
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1400 N Shoreline Blvd, Ste C3, Mountain View, CA 94043 MoreLess Info
A family entertainment center, Laser Quest-Mountain View provides a two-level laser tag arena with lighting effects, music and fog. The center offers day camp packages, a private event room, pizza, drinks and vending machines.
1401 N Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043 MoreLess Info
The Computer History Museum explains the history of computing with dozens of intricate exhibits. Some of their most popular displays include the hall of fellows, the first 25 years of the microprocessor and the history of the internet.
Located along the Stevens Creek Trail, Whisman Park features fields for soccer, softball and football along with basketball, tennis and volleyball courts. The park also offers a children's playground, picnic areas, barbeque grills and restroom facilities.
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Stanford Ave & Junipero Serra Blvd, Palo Alto, CA 94305 MoreLess Info
Located in the foothills around Stanford University, The Dish - Stanford Foothills features a working radiotelescope that is frequently used for educational and research purposes. The area is also popular among joggers and hikers.
Founded in 2002, The Pear Avenue Theatre is a performing arts venue that is host to a number of theatrical performances throughout the acting season. A mix of locally directed and classic plays are performed by local theater-loving volunteers.
Named in honor of the 31st President, Hoover Park is large and spacious. This neighborhood park offers activities for the entire family. Along with a separate dog area, it features sports fields, a playground, walking trail and picnic space.