Kids Activities in Grover Beach

Entry for Two, Four, or Six at the Wildling Museum (50% Off)

Wildling Museum

Downtown Solvang

$10 $5

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Museum has hosted more than 40 exhibitions such as Santa Ynez River Watershed and Patrick O’Hara’s Art of California Native Plants

$20 for $40 Worth of Games, Lane Rental, and Shoe Rental at Zodo's - Bowling & Beyond

Zodo's - Bowling & Beyond

Goleta

$40 $20

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24 lanes host glow bowling and live DJs; on-site restaurant with 40 on-tap beers

60-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two from Soma Get Fit (Up to 80% Off)

Scott Crawford of Soma Get Fit

Santa Barbara Downtown

$125 $25

Students learn the ins and outs of standup paddleboarding, including how to balance on the board and how to maneuver through the tide

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for Two or Four (50% Off)

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Santa Barbara

$24 $12

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A 72-ft. blue-whale skeleton stares down at you, and Chumash Indian relics wait for their secrets to be uncovered or hike a nature trail.

Visit for Adults and Kids to Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Up to Half Off). Three Options Available. 

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Waterfront

$30 $15

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Exhibits, historic sailing vessels, and films bring the California Coast and other areas of maritime history to life

One Week of Gymnastics Summer Camp for Kids Ages Three and Up at Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club (Up to 54% Off)

Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club

Santa Barbara

$215 $99

Kids spend five hours a day tumbling, doing gymnastics, and even bouncing on trampolines under the supervision of certified coaches

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Public Skating Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at SJCH Ice Center of Bakersfield (Up to 50% Off)

San Joaquin Community Hospital Ice Center

Downtown Bakersfield

$22 $11

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Two or four guests strap on rental skates and glide around an indoor climate-controlled rink set to under 60 degrees

One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

Mini Golf and Go-Karts for Two or Four at Camelot Park (Up to 50% Off)

Camelot Park

Bakersfield

$30 $15

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Enjoy a go-kart track with stretches and wide curves and a mini-golf course with 18 holes, waterfalls, a pink castle, and a windmill

Kern County Museum Visit for Two or Five (Up to 50% Off)

Kern County Museum

Bakersfield

$50 $25

See 150-year-old buildings in the Pioneer Village and explore the history of California oil in the Black Gold exhibit

Three Pop-In Playtime or Family Fun Night Bounce-House Admissions at Pump It Up (52% Off)

Pump It Up

Ventura

$27 $13

Lauded by Parents magazine, center's giant, soft inflatables beckon shoeless kids to romp freely during pop-in and evening admissions

Miniature Golf, Arcade Tokens, Popcorn, and Sodas for Two or Four People at Golf N Stuff (50% Off)

Golf N Stuff

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

$30 $15

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Play one of two miniature golf courses before hitting the arcade, home to more than 100 games

$15 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Mountain Dog Musicworks Recording Studio

Mountain Dog Musicworks

Oak View

$30 $15

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Hop-n-Play's indoor playground extends beyond the usual dimensions of fun. Apart from being climbable, slidable, and bouncable, nearly every play piece is also moveable. Toddlers can ride balls suspended from a spinning palm tree, or balance inside a slowly rotating hamster-wheel. Flowing water even makes an appearance, cascading down a tiny slide that's encased in clear plastic to prevent anyone from getting wet or ruining their makeup.

But each unique and safely padded attraction does more than entertain. While romping and running under the watchful eye parents, kids develop their muscle coordination and sense of space. And they can develop them late into the evening—families can show up ready for bed during the last business hour of the day, known as "pajama play."

Tanforan Shopping Center, 1150 El Camino Real, Ste 142
San Bruno,
CA
US

At Boomers!, thrill-seeking families and fun-enabling friends can attack a variety of appealing attractions, including mini golf, batting cages, bumper boats, and the button-mashing joys housed inside the exhilarating game room. The Vista location entertains families of sharpshooters with a blacklight-illuminated laser-tag arena before little ones climb and crawl through the Kidopolis play area. The El Cajon and San Diego locations let rivals celebrate the spirit of competition as they fly past each other in speedy go-karts or have a snail-paced Ferris wheel race at the kid's county fair. Unlimited pass holders at the El Cajon location can also scale the 32-foot-tall climbing wall, which, like America, enables citizens to climb to the top via myriad routes.

2250 Preisker Lane
Santa Maria,
CA
US

At Ostrich Land, visitors quickly learn that ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand—they'd much rather bury them in a bowl of food that you hold out in front of you. They're also not fond of waiting their turn, and at any given moment, you might have four beaks dipping into your supply. The experience is a far cry from throwing bread at ducks or pigeons. These birds are the world's largest: they can reach up to 9 feet in height and weigh 350 pounds. At top speed, they hit 45 miles per hour on their massive, two-toed feet.

Having been raised around people and trained to eat from outstretched bowls, the park's 50 ostriches and emus welcome spectators from their savannah-like enclosure. They're also celebrities in their own right, with bit roles in the film Sideways as well appearances in a Santa Maria Times video feature and a tongue-in-cheek homage in an episode of The Simpsons. Dispensing the animals' supper is only one way in which guests can get close—a stop inside the gift shop reveals shelves of ready-to-cook ostrich and emu eggs, ostrich feather dusters, and savory ostrich meat shipped in from a separate farm not affiliated with Ostrich Land. Also in stock are vials of emu oil, a substance with anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties that can soothe the skin.

610 E Highway 246
Solvang,
CA
US

Herds of wild horses and burros—about 400 in total—roam the 300-acre Return to Freedom sanctuary, where they're free to exhibit the natural behaviors and social structures they came to know in the wild. However, for many of the horses, it hasn't been an easy journey to their new home. Government roundups displaced these wild steeds from public lands, forcing many into auction, where they were sold off to the highest bidder. Their stories are harrowing, which is why Return to Freedom works tirelessly to help these wild horses resume their natural ways of life. Visitors of the sanctuary can observe these creatures on walking tours and safaris, getting up close and personal with the five herd families that traverse the lands.

PO Box 926
Lompoc,
CA
US

Ann Byron has made a career of customized equestrian training and coaching across the Western United States. She passes on this expertise to budding horseback riders at her very own barn, Byron Equestrian. Residing at Diamond Hills Equestrian Center, Ann’s venture grants students access to grassy pastures, jumps, and friendly horses that never forget their rider’s birthday. The barn is also a three-day eventing center, training horse-and-rider tandems to compete in the events of dressage, show jumping, and cross-country.

2130 Adobe Canyon Rd
Solvang,
CA
US

Sino West Performing Arts serves as the meeting place of two disciplines: dance and kung fu. Under the tutelage of four experienced instructors, kids and adults learn, hone, and perfect skills in a variety of art forms. Atop sprung floors of recycled rubber and beneath ceilings of repurposed clouds, they practice in one of two airy, well-lit studios. Curricula under the dance umbrella include Chinese dance, tai chi, ballet, Zumba, and yoga, while martial-arts practitioners take classes in Shaolin kung fu, MMA, and weaponry, among others. The class selection is diverse, but no matter the chosen course, enrollees report increased levels of confidence, self-discipline, and bragging rights.

5718 Hollister AveSte 105
Goleta,
CA
US