Visiting Golden Gate Park with Kids: Everything You Need To Know
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Golden Gate Park, the crown jewel of San Francisco, has over 1,000 acres to explore—all packed with things to do with kids! With row boats on Stow Lake, hikes up Strawberry Hill, museums, carousels, Ferris wheels, and botanical gardens—where is a family even supposed to start? With this guide to all the best things to do in Golden Gate park, you can plan an itinerary for one day or many.
Locals and tourists alike won't want to miss favorite activities, like visiting Claude, the albino alligator, at the California Academy of Sciences, searching for butterflies on Strawberry Hill, and digging into a burger and fries at Beach Chalet.
While planning your visit to Golden Gate Park, check out this list of free museum days for kids in San Francisco. And for more great ways to explore the city, check out our list of fun things to do in San Francisco this weekend with kids.