- TripBuzz found 334 things to do with kids in or near Novato, California, including 314 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Berkeley, Richmond and Vallejo.
- From Morning Star Farm to Jay Alexander Magic & Entertainment, the Novato area offers 129 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- Located on the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area is the city of Novato. The laid back city is rich in leisure and recreation activities and features a large tourist population throughout the year. The cities breathtaking scenery make it a popular destination for hiking, birdwatching and, unique to the area, mushroom foraging.
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With newly installed stadium seating, Boulevard Cinemas offers multiple auditoriums for viewing the latest films. The concession stand offers hot dogs, popcorn, candy, and ice cream. The exterior of the theater has bright Art Deco style towers.
Formerly the town library, Petaluma Historical Museum now features concerts, lectures, tastings, revolving exhibits and a collection of local historical items. The free museum also has a gift shop and offers walking tours.
The Adobe Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72 course with four sets of tees and plenty of wind during the spring and summer months. The location offers group lessons, junior golf sessions, and access to a driving range.
At The Phoenix Theatre, guests can see a variety of musical acts on both major and independent labels. Their stairway and bathrooms are covered with graffiti art. Visitors can watch bands from the main floor or go upstairs.
Celebrating a time-honored sport of Marin County, the Marin Bocce Federation presents locals and visitors the opportunity to play bocce in both relaxed or tournament settings. The center features eight exterior courts, two indoor courts, and a picnic area.
A short drive from San Francisco, the Military Antiques & Museum contains many treasures. The museum offers free admission with exhibits that include uniforms, old grenades and other weapons. There is also an antique shop where memorabilia can be purchased.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of water based recreational activities on the San Rafael Creek and San Francisco Bay with 101 Surf Sports. They offers tours, rentals, and lessons for kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddling, kiteboarding, and surfing.
The beautiful Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park is home to one of the largest historical adobe structures in California. Formerly a working ranch funded by the Mexican government, today the park is a popular destination for tourists and local history buffs.
Composed of 55 acres, McNear's Beach acts as a regional park along the shores of the San Pablo Bay. Facilities available at the beach include sand volleyball courts, a snack bar, picnic areas, tennis courts, and a swimming pool.