Tag Archives: kids

Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival

Small town

Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival

This community event is always a crowd-pleaser, with everything from parades to pie eating contests. The AG Harvest Festival serves as a tribute to agriculture, Arroyo Grande’s leading industry. This festival focuses on the local non-profit organizations that serve the community. Bring the whole family for all of the weekend festivities.

Annual event: September


Arroyo Grande Farmlands

Christmas in the Park, San Jose

Scene from San Jose Christmas in the Park 2011

San Jose’s Christmas in the Park

Opening Night is in late November and the events go multiple nights through Christmas; held in downtown San Jose at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. The tree lighting will kick things off in style. Ongoing for over 35 years, this is a family fun holiday fest in the South Bay!

Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Annual event: December
San Jose, CA



Scene from San Jose Christmas in the Park 2011

Scene from San Jose Christmas in the Park 2011

Christmas in the Park, San Jose, CA

San Diego Picnic

Picnics San Diego – Picnic Area San Diego





  • Balboa Park, San Diego – 5 square miles of beautiful city park with lots of gardens
  • Bayview Park, Coronado Island – Small city neighborhood park with great view of downtown skyline
  • Silver Strand State Beach near IB or Imperial Beach, S of Coronado
  • Harbor Island Park, near San Diego airport – facing SD Bay with views of downtown skyline
  • Shelter Island, near San Diego airport – facing SD Bay with views of downtown skyline
  • Mission Bay Park, San Diego, CA – maze of bay front parks & trails; picnic areas, bonfire pits, bike trails & playgrounds
  • Soledad Park, La Jolla, CA – small neighborhood park atop a Mount Soledad, great views of county & ocean
  • Presidio Park, San Diego Mission – park like setting surrounding mission w/ gardens & trees
  • Tidelands Park, Coronado Island – large park with great view of bay, bridge & downtown skyline
  • Mission Trails Park – Mission Gorge – SD river & historic dam, hiking, biking trails
  • Sunset Cliffs, Point Loma – sit on cliff edge or take stairway to beach
  • Torrey Pines Cliffs, Del Mar, CA

San Diego picnic parks

laguna mountains
View east from Laguna Mountain PIcnicgrounds



Maps Mountains / San Diego Maps

California Summer Camp

Kids Summer Camps in California

a child’s fondest memory, summer camp.

California Camps

Coppercreek Camp
Williams Valley Rd
Greenville, CA 95947
Northern Sierra Nevada mountains

Gold Arrow Camp
60378 Highway 168
Lakeshore, CA 93634
Central Sierra Nevada mountains

Kennolyn Camps
8205 Glen Haven Road
Soquel, CA 95073
Santa Cruz mountains

Mountain Meadow Ranch
Susanville, CA 96130
Northern Sierra California

Plantation Farm Camp
4285 Kruse Ranch Road
Cazadero, CA 95421
Coastal Sonoma redwoods

Pine Springs Ranch
58000 Apple Canyon Road
Mountain Center, CA 92561
Idyllwild SoCal mountains

River Way Ranch Camp
6450 Elwood Road
Sanger, CA 93657
Central Sierra, Kings Canyon

Shaffer’s High Sierra Camp
38782 Highway 49
Sattley, CA 96124
Gold Country Sierra foothills

Skylake Yosemite Camp
37976 Road 222
Wishon, CA 93669
Bass Lake in Sierra NF