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15 Fun Family Outings for Spring Break

Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park

Take a boat ride at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park during spreak break.

What are you doing on your time off from school in April? Here are a few of our picks for fun things to do with the family around Marin County, the Bay Area, and Northern California during Spring Break. Enjoy!

  1. Rent a boat, relax, and paddle around Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park.
  2. Learn about magnificient migrations online with the Marine Mammal Center, Monday, 4–5 pm.
  3. Look for wildflowers and wildlife on a spring family hike in Marin.
  4. Spend the day exploring the beaches or hiking at Point Reyes National Seashore.
  5. Visit the animals and ride the to gondola the California Trail at the Oakland Zoo.
  6. Play a round of mini golf at McInnis Park's Swing-n-Putt in San Rafael.
  7. Experience comics, cartoons and family fun at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa.
  8. Get on the rides at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, reservations required.
  9. Live storytime with Ms. Teresa of the Larkspur Library: two live storytimes, Wednesday and Friday, 11:30 am.
  10. Dine out with the family and enjoy a meal under the lights downtown San Rafael, Thursdays & Fridays, 5–9 pm.
  11. Reserve your tickets now to explore the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
  12. Get the whole family rolling on an easy mountain bike ride in Marin.
  13. Explore Sonoma Valley for family-friendly wineries, hikes, historic sites, and more.
  14. Come to the Lark Drive-In at the Village at Corte Madera for screenings of Guardians of the Galaxy (Friday) and The Sound of Music (Saturday), 8 pm.
  15. Explore the Marin Headlands for outdoor family fun adventures.

Also, check out our calendar for library storytimes and other great family events.