Kids Activities in Merced

One-Hour Indoor Trampoline Session for Two at SkyWalk (40% Off)

Skywalk

Madera Southeast

$20 $12

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Bouncers traverse fields of interconnected trampolines, flipping from angled surfaces and diving into foam pits

Pass for Go-Karting, Mini-Golf, and Other Attractions for One, Two, or Four at Boomers! (Up to 47% Off)

Boomers!

Landmark Business Center

$29.99 $16.99

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Family-entertainment center amuses visitors with access to miniature golf, go-karts, and more

$25 for Three Private Music Lessons at Barker's Music ($75 Value)

Barker's Music

Modesto

$75 $25

Talented instructors help students master the guitar, bass, drums, ukulele, or piano

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

$18 for $35 Worth of Themed Kids' Parties, Miniature Mani-Pedis, and Makeovers at Pretty in Pink Unique Party Boutique

Pretty in Pink Unique Party Boutique

Ripon

$35 $18

Girls ages three and up receive miniature mani-pedis or princess-themed makeovers, which include up-dos adorned with glitter and a tiara=

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

$40 $17

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

$13 for Three Open-Play Passes for One Child at The Jungle Party House ($27 Value)

The Jungle Party House

Clovis

$27 $13

Youngsters scale jungle gym, croon favorite jams at karaoke, bound about in bounce house and concoct arts and crafts at indoor playground

One-Year Fantasy Membership for Two or Four, or a Birthday Party at Rotary Storyland & Playland (Up to 50% Off)

Rotary Storyland & Playland

West Fresno

$100 $50

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Memberships provide entrance to storybook playground, unlimited classic amusement rides, and discounted birthday parties for up to 15

One or Two Hours of Trampoline Play Time for Two at 2Xtreme Jump Arena (Up to 50% Off)

2Xtreme Jump Arena

Fresno

$18 $10

Indoor grid of trampolines sends jumpers toward the ceiling, into foam pits, or away from dodge balls; special jumping area for toddlers

Two Hours of Trampoline Jumping for Two, Four, or Six at Aerosports Fresno (Up to 50% Off)

Aerosports Fresno

Hoover

$36 $18

Springy trampolines propel visitors of all ages through arenas and into foam pits during open-jump sessions

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Tracy

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Three Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at West Valley Bowl in Tracy (Up to 74% Off)

West Valley Bowl

Tracy

$29 $9

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Bowling center outfits feet with lane-approved kicks before challenging groups of two or four to trio of pin-punishing bouts

$18 for Farm Visit for Two Adults and Two Children with Hayrides at Countryside Farms ($31.50Value)

Countryside Farms

Stockton

$31.50 $18

Pick walnuts and pumpkins, take hayrides, play with friendly farm animals, decorate pumpkins, and navigate a kiddie corn maze

6, 8, or 10 Games of Laser Tag at Zaps Zone or NorCal Laser Tag, Courtesy of Laser Tag Tickets (Up to 56% Off)

Laser Tag Tickets

Multiple Locations

$48 $24

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Tromp through a two-level 6,200-sq.-ft. arena, or zap opponents with long-range lasers on an outdoor field

Bowling Outing for Two or Four with Shoe Rental and Food at West Lane Bowl (Up to 51% Off)

West Lane Bowl

Pacific

$37.78 $19

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Bowlers lace-up shoes to play two games and feast on pizza and soda

One, Three, or Seven Half-Hour Virtual Music Lessons from Peace of Mind Music Lessons (Up to 61% Off)

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

$50 for Four Piano Lessons from Studio 3 Piano ($100 Value)

Studio 3 Piano

Lodi

$100 $50

Piano teacher with over 15 years experience helps students of all ages learn and master the piano

Admission for Adults and Children, Students, or Seniors at The Serpentarium (50% Off)

The Serpentarium

Lodi

$10 $5

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Explore 2 floors and 3,000 square feet of space filled with more than 50 different species of reptiles, as well as insects and pet supplies

Science-Museum Visit at World of Wonders (50% Off). Two Options Available.

World of Wonders

Lodi

$20 $10

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More than 50 hands-on experiments and exhibits teach kids and adults how light, sound, sight, and motion work

5, 10, or 15 Kids' Drop-In Play Sessions at PartiPalooza (Up to 60% Off)

PartiPalooza

Livermore

$50 $25

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Indoor play arena feeds all appetites for activity with a climbing wall, inflatable obstacle course, bowling alley, and karaoke stage

Two Hours of Open Play or 90 Minutes of Inline Skating with Rentals at Silver Creek Sportsplex (Up to 50% Off)

Silver Creek Sportsplex

Edenvale

$28 $14

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Kids aged 18 months–12 years cavort on the indoor play area's inflatable obstacle courses; kids, teens, and adults enjoy open inline skating

Visit for Two or Four to the San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose Museum of Art

Downtown San Jose

$16 $15

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Surprising and playful contemporary art dating back to the mid-20th century, including LED light sculpture, photography, and new media

$12 for 12 Arcade Visits and 300 Prize Tickets Per Visit at Nickel City ($28 Value)

Nickel City

Branham - Kirk

$28 $12

More than 100 video and redemption games cost a nickel; more than 30 free arcade classics

Piano or Guitar Lessons at Exploring Music (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Exploring Music

Multiple Locations

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

One-Month After-School Program with Class Five, Four, or Three Days per Week at STEMpro Academy (Up to 55% Off)

Stempro Academy

San Jose

$499 $225

The after-school program focuses on STEM curriculum—or science, technology, engineering, and math—as well as homework help and play time

$129 for a Two-Hour Trampoline Birthday Party Package for 10 Kids at Great Jump Sports (Up to $250 Value)

Great Jump Sports

Milpitas

$250 $129

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Party package invites up to 10 youngsters to work up an appetite during trampoline time, and then slay it with pizza and pop

Four or Eight Lessons for String Instruments, Guitar, Flute, or Piano at New World Music Academy (Up to 53% Off)

New World Music Academy

Pleasanton

$170 $85

Professional performers teach students to play guitar, flute, or string instruments; piano classes take place in a group setting

Five or Eight Kids' Sports Training Sessions, or One Month of Unlimited Training at KidSportzUSA (Up to 51% Off)

KidSportzUSA

Campbell

$99 $49

Children ages 3–12 play indoor sports including soccer, basketball, and karate; agility training aimes to improve balance, speed and agility

$70 for $140 Worth of Guitar Lessons — Ryan Acosta Music

Ryan Acosta Music

Campbell

$140 $70

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Multiple Locations

$91.96 $44

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Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

Two Hours of Trampoline Jump Time at Sky High Sports (Up to 33% Off). Four Options Available.

Sky High Sports

Multiple Locations

$18 $12

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Bounce on wall-to-wall trampolines, dodge-ball courts, and a cushiony foam pit

$18 for $40 Groupon — Tavan Music Academy

Tavan Music Academy

Los Gatos

$40 $18

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$95 for Five 30-Minute Private Guitar Lessons at Chris Bryant Guitar School ($225 Value)

Chris Bryant Guitar School

Los Gatos

$225 $95

Musician bases his curriculum on simple chords and chord progressions, teaching students in whatever genre of music most interests them

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 55% Off)

Pump It Up

Oakley

$40 $19

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Kids expend their energy of fun inflatable bounce houses, slides, and attractions; located indoors for all-weather play

$34 for $60 Worth of Music Lessons — Martan Mann Piano Teacher

Martan Mann Piano Teacher

Boulder Creek

$60 $34

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 60% Off)

Pump It Up

Union City

$45 $19

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Kids' imaginations run wild as they explore, bounce, and burn energy at vibrantly colored bouncy houses, slides, and inflatables

Computer History Museum Visit for Two with Optional T-Shirts, or a Visit for Four or Six (Up to 52% Off)

Computer History Museum

Mountain View

$30 $15

History museum showcases the evolution of computing from ancient artifacts to contemporary mobile devices with interactive exhibits

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 40% Off the First Month of Music Lessons for Kids Ages 2–5

Early Music Minds

Mountain View

$50 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 40% off the first month of music lessons for babies, toddlers, and kids up ages 2–5

Military Aviation Museum Visit for Two or Four at Moffett Field Historical Society (Up to 50% Off)

Moffett Field Historical Society

Mountain View

$16 $10

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Peruse 13 exhibits that chronicle history of flight with artifacts such as a full P-3 cockpit and equipment from NASA aviation flight tests

$55 for $100 Worth of Wildlife Watching at Shark Camp

Shark Camp

Multiple Locations

$100 $55

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$15 for $30 Worth of Leisure-Park Visits — Santa Cruz Lawn Bowls Club

Santa Cruz Lawn Bowls Club

Santa Cruz

$30 $15

Free lessons with a coach and a three-month membership with all equipment provided

Passes that Provide Discounts on Local Activities for One or Two from Adventures Pass (Up to 97% Off)

Adventures Pass

Multiple Locations

$1,500 $59

Passes give holders discounts on activities such as fly fishing, clay shooting, paragliding, horseback riding, wakeboarding, and paintball

$50 for Four Children's Motor-Skills Classes at Pediatric Motor Playground ($157 Value)

Pediatric Motor Playground

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

Mirror Maze and Highway1 Golf Games & Grub (Up to 57% Off). 6 Options Available.

Monterey Mirror Maze

New Monterey

$34 $17

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Attractions at Highway 1 and Monterey Mirror Maze include 3D black-light mini golf, Break the Vault Lazer Challenge, and a mirror maze

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 60% Off)

Pump It Up

Concord

$45 $19

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Kids jump and play on inflatable attractions such as slides and obstacle courses

$29 for 4 Adult or Teen Parkour Classes with 1 Month of Open-Gym at Apex Movement NorCal ($145 Value)

APEX Movement NorCal

Concord

$145 $29

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Parkour and free-running gym houses a modular set of obstacles including jungle gyms, moveable bars, walls of many heights, and a foam pit

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It's quite possible that many of the parents who bring their kids to RollerLand Skate Center spent their own childhoods at the rink. The Trevena family has run RollerLand for more than 30 years, long before America elected its first roller-skating president. In that time, the entertainment center has hosted countless parties, charity fundraisers, and regular skate sessions.

Today, RollerLand carries its past into the present. DJs play Top 40 hits as skaters roll across the 12,000 sq. ft. skating floor during open skates or Teen Nights on Fridays. Away from the rink, guests can find staple amenities, such as a concession stand that serves nachos and corndogs, arcade games that spew out redemption tickets, and colorful tubes that snake throughout a three-story play structure. One thing stands out, however¬—a large vault door that looks like something out of a heist movie. Inside waits the Laser Maze, an ever-changing game that challenges its participants to stretch and bend around bright green beams of light.

1445 W 18th St
Merced,
CA
US

Just 2 miles from the southern entrance of Yosemite National Park sits a post that passed from homesteader to cowboy to Mike and Sherry Knapp, who dubbed it Yosemite Trails Pack Station 70 years ago. Since then, three generations of Knapps have run the station, but it remains as isolated and wildlife rich as it was in 1966. Today, Larry Knapp and his team still raise cattle as well as american quarter and american paint horses in the Sierra Nevada mountains, getting them acclimated to the rocky terrain so that they can safely carry patrons on trail rides. Trails wind through Big Creek, the Vista Pass, and even venture into Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, thick with millennia-old redwood trees. Days on horseback often culminate in cowboy cookouts with hot dogs, s’mores, and photos of ex-boyfriends roasted over the campfire. When summer fades to winter, guests can still enjoy the mountain-lined horizon on sleighs drawn by belgian draft horses.

1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp,
CA
US

Start a Tradition at The Redwoods In Yosemite, year-round vacation home rentals! Stay in a romantic cabin for two or a spacious vacation home for the entire family. The Redwoods, located in Yosemite National Park, is the perfect choice for a family vacation, reunion, wedding, or business retreat!

8038 Chilnualna Falls Road
Yosemite National Park,
CA
US

In the two-hour Yosemite Valley Floor Tour, guests will be ferried through the majestically scenic Yosemite National Park, basking in its sights and sounds from the safety of a tour trolley. Park rangers provide commentary throughout the tour, discoursing on the history, geology, and wildlife of the area and pointing out both major and little-known attractions, including the Half Dome and El Capitan rock formations and Bridalveil Fall. Tours are available year round, with open-air trolleys in temperate times and heated coaches during colder months. The schedule varies and can be found by asking at any park information center, checking the Yosemite guide, or chatting with black bears wearing an “ask me for assistance” vest.

Badger Pass Rd.
Yosemite National Park,
California
US

The sprawling 8-acre family-friendly amusement park dubbed Funworks initially began as a miniature-golf course, Putt-Putt Golf, before expanding to include a coin-operated-game room in 1989, which first bore the Funworks moniker. Today, its current incarnation helmed by Freddy Foreman, the facility's foreman of fun, showcases multiple family-friendly attractions at two locations. The grounds house remote-controlled racing tracks, batting cages, and an expansive mini-golf course that weaves across 54 holes. Additionally, patrons will discover other curios of entertainment such as a teddy-bear factory where children can customize stuffed animals to fulfill carpool-lane requirements.

2353 W Main St
Turlock,
CA
US

Gator Paintball’s 27-acre facility boasts 10 diverse courses full of stealthy hiding spots. Players can choose how to divide their days among any of the courses. Suit up in provided gear and head for the Graveyard speedball course, where dearly departed hamster ghosts have the advantage over speeding paintballs this time. The Western Ghost Town course features an underground mine tunnel, an array of spooky edifices, and vehicles sitting at a spine-tingling standstill. Finally vindicate your genie wish for the ability to see through wood inside a two-story log cabin, or navigate a tree-filled field that surrounds a three-story castle. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and the facility opens during the week for reservations of at least 10 people. Other on-site features include spectator viewing on five fields, cooling mist fans, and a community of budding paintball artists. Reservations are recommended.

7336 Dusty Ln
Modesto,
CA
US