Things to do with kids in San Francisco

About San Francisco, CA

This vibrant, beautiful cultural center of Northern California makes for a popular place to live and visit. Known for its hills and mild climate, there are many neighborhoods to explore, each with their own distinct character and microclimate. There are tons of family-friendly neighborhoods to live in including Noe Valley, Cole Valley, Bernal Heights, Potrero Hill, Sunnyside, the Sunset, the Richmond, and NoPa, just to name a few.

What Families Love

  • Very bike-friendly
  • Great public schools
  • Very walkable
  • Excellent public transit

Recent Stories

  • Pho Ha Tien

    Restaurant San Francisco, CA

    This is a good Pho restaurant in our neighborhood. They bring the food fast, before the kids get bored. And if you come in at lunch time and order a sandwich to go, it's ready i... Expand

    Written by a local parent

  • Julie's Coffee & Tea Shop

    Cafe Alameda, CA

    I currently have an art show up here for another week. Perfect spot for Stay-home parents to go with the kids for a quick outing. The back patio is very cozy, there's a covered ... Expand

    Written by a parent of a 3 year old and 5 year old

Parks and Playgrounds

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Family Restaurants

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  • Crossroads Cafe

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Kids Menu…

  • Philz Coffee

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Stroller Friendly…

  • Gott’s Roadside

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Kids Menu, Highchairs…

  • Mel's Drive-In

    Good for Play, Changing Tables, Kids Menu, Highchairs…

  • Starbucks

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Kids Menu, Stroller Friendly…

  • TRES

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Kids Menu, Highchairs…

Activities for Kids

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