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Summertime is here, and it is time to relax and enjoy some quality time with your family. Choosing the right vacation location is key to getting the most out of your time and energy. The perfect family trip will include entertainment and activities for all ages and give everyone a chance to connect. The following list includes some of the best family-friendly day trips near Orange County and Irvine, some of which you may not have ever considered before.
The Cabazon Dinosaurs
Located in Cabazon California, the Cabazon Dinosaurs are an oddball day trip suitable for the whole family. Roam around in the deserts of southern California until you reach the grounds where you can explore the inside of a huge T-Rex and a 150-foot-long Apatosaurus. Cool down afterward in the museum on site which houses even more interactive dinosaur exhibits and details about this one-of-a-kind exhibit that the whole family can enjoy.
Santa Monica Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt
Travel down to the piers of Santa Monica and participate in an adventurous self-guided walking tour. Book a tour at any time, pay for the hunt, and let yourself be guided at your own pace around some of the top historic and beautiful sites while investigating clues and piecing together over 20 different challenges. This road trip which is easily accessible from the area around Orange County is one everyone will remember.
San Francisco has so many different types of experiences to offer, it’s not hard to find a little something for everyone. Take a cable car ride, visit Alcatraz, picnic at Golden State Park, drive or hike through Yosemite, or shop and site see at the Fisherman’s Wharf. San Francisco is a well-known summer break road trip destination and one that always has something new to investigate or a piece of history that has long been preserved for you to see.
Irvine Auto Center has the best selection of new and used cars in Irvine, CA. Upgrade before your next summer break road trip or stop by to get your current model inspected and prepared for the road. Your kid-friendly road trip starts with a kid-friendly and safe car that will continue to provide for you and yours.
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