Fun Things to Do with Kids in Sausalito (and Nearby)
Here’s a well-kept local secret: There are lots of really fun activities for kids in Sausalito, and in the nearby State and National Parks. We have a would-class children’s museum and activity center, the largest working model of the marine environment in the world, and a Tall Ship built using 19th century woodworking methods. Add The Golden Gate Bridge and Muir Woods and there are a lot of kid friendly things to do in Sausalito and its environs. Here’s our Top 10 (actually 16) list of fun things to do with kids in Sausalito — just click on each headline to learn more!
#1 Visit the Bay Area Discovery Museum (great for little ones and elementary grades!)
#2 Visit the The Bay Model (It’s humongous & free!)
#3 Visit Muir Woods and walk through an old-growth redwood forest
#4 Go to a great beach without driving for an hour!
#5 Walk under (yes, under) the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito
#6 Visit the Tall Ship moored in Sausalito (Free!)
#7 Go on a kayak excursion
#8 Walk Across the Golden Gate Bridge (Free!) or Bike Across the Golden Gate Bridge (Free if you bring your own bikes!)
#9 The Marine Mammal Center (Free!)
(Reopened as of June 3, 2022!)
#10 Visit the Marin Headlands Visitor Center for the GGNRA
More Activities for Kids in Sausalito
Here are even more ideas for kid friendly things to do in Sausalito!
Take a Walk on the Bridgeway Promenade and See the Famous Views
Take the kids to a Sausalito playground
Take the Heath Ceramics Factory Tour and see how bowls, plates and tiles are made (Currently closed to visitors due to the pandemic)
Grab a Deli Sandwich, and then Eat it in a Shoreline Park with a Great View