Fun family days out in Redlands, California this summer

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Redlands in California is a favourite for families due to the amazing breath-taking scenery. The city is surrounded by mountains and has striking Edwardian and Victorian architecture, allowing for a more peaceful and relaxed way of life there. So, if you like to get outside and explore with the family this summer, Redlands is the perfect vacation spot for you. And of course, you’ll need a good place to sleep after all that exploring so make sure you check out the best hotels in Redland CA.

We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Redlands this summer:

Visit the Fiesta Village Family Fun Park

The Fiesta Village Family Fun Park is the perfect place for families, it’s sure to make everyone happy. From amusement rides, taser tag, mini-golf, arcades and even a water park. There is something for everyone.

The Fiesta Village Family Fun Park is the perfect place for families, it’s sure to make everyone happy. From amusement rides, taser tag, mini-golf, arcades and even a water park. There is something for everyone.

Splash Kingdom Waterpark

water park

This summer, what could be better than whizzing down the slides and making a splash at this Egyptian themed waterpark. It is jam-packed with fun activities for the whole family including a trampoline park with wall-to-wall trampolines. And make sure you get a good rest before all the fun at one of the economy hotels in California.

San Bernardino County Museum

If you want the family to get a little culture and education whilst on your vacation, then a trip to the San Bernardino County Museum is an absolute must. There are plenty of displays and exhibits from animal research to cacti gardens. There are even workshops that you can join in.

Go on a hike at San Bernardino National Forest

hike at San Bernardino National Forest

Located just 16km south of the city is Redlands biggest attraction, San Bernardino National forest. There is so much to do for the whole family. Not only is it beautiful with scenery that will leave the family breathless, but there are activities too. You can horseback ride through the pinewood forests, hike to Heart Rock or maybe take a picnic and sit and view the mountains. If you’re a little more adventurous, you could go to the Aztec Falls and take a dip or go waterfall diving.

The Kimberly Crest House and Gardens

Families absolutely love stepping into The Kimberly Crest House and Gardens as it’s like stepping into an enchanted Disney castle. It was built in the 1890’s, and has a huge garden to explore. Past events at the house have included Mad Hatter Tea Parties as Princess and Fairy Parties. The garden and gift shop are free to explore, but the tour of the property is 10 USD for adults and 5 USD for children.

Redlands Bowl Summer Music festival

The Redlands Bowl is an amphitheatre that has been around since 1931 and hosts musical and theatrical performances. There is fun for the whole family, with acts ranging from jazz shows, to ballet. They have family-friendly performances that in the past have included a musical of Tarzan and a Cinderella themed ballet. And the best part is that it’s FREE!  

Visit the Lake

Lake Arrowhead

One of the most beautiful places to visit, is Lake Arrowhead. With its mountainous backdrop you’ll be able to hike, backpack, cycle, ski, fish and so much more. Or you could head to Big Bear Lake where you can enjoy rugged mountain trails. Or even take to the slopes and enjoy some skiing.

FAQs

Where to stay in Redlands California?

The Good Nite Inn in Redlands is perfect for exploring all that Redlands has to offer, and provides a comfortable stay for your whole family. And don’t forget to check out our Good Nite Inn Redlands Promo Codes to get an even better deal on your stay.

What are the things to do with children in Redlands California?

Things to do in Redlands, CA with kids are :

Visit San Bernardino County Museum: The San Bernardino County Museum, in Redlands, California, is a regional museum with exhibits and collections that showcase cultural and natural history for the family.

Visit San Bernardino County Museum: The San Bernardino County Museum, in Redlands, California, is a museum that has collections of cultural and natural history for the family.

Visit SB Raceway : This is an indoor go-karting family activities experience.

Visit Fiesta Village Family Fun Park: A fun activity & for the family! You would love to have thrills of the water park, roller coaster.

Visit Riverside Art Museum : The Riverside Art Museum is a place you can visit with your family. This is a learning experience for children.

Visit Mission Inn Museum: The Mission Inn Museum has a collection of history, art, and architecture which shows the periods of the Mission Inn development.

Visit Heritage House: Very interesting spot to visit that depicts the life in turn of the century Riverside.