Things to do with kids in Sylmar, California this summer

There is so much to do with the kids this summer in Sylmar, most of it, is getting outside and enjoying the beautiful parks and scenery. Here are some the best things to do with your family this summer. And of course, you’ll need to make sure that you book your hotel in California, in advance to get a great deal during your stay.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Just 15 minutes-drive away in Santa Clarita is Six Flags Magic Mountain, which is known as the ‘Thrill Capital of the World.’ This amazing park will have families throwing their arms in the air on either on of the 19 roller coasters, or over 100 rides, games and attractions. For smaller guests, there is Bugs Bunny World, which features an interactive wonderland for adults and smaller kids alike.

Visit Universal Studios

Universal Studios california

Head to the famous Universal Studio which is a film and studio theme park where visitors can immerse themselves in the work of Harry Potter or ride the Transformers 3D ride or play like a minion. There is so much to explore, you’ll impress the whole family.

Head to the park

One of the best things to do during the summer in California is to explore the amazing parks. And some of the best happen to be in Sylmar, here are some of our top recommended parks in Sylmar.

El Cariso Community Regional Park

There is so much to do at the 80-acre El Cariso Community Regional Park, especially for families. They have a swimming pool for kids to cool off, children’s play areas and even tennis courts, for a bit of family competition. You’ll also find many events hosted here including the annual Olive Festival in September (keep checking for updates on the date.)

Wilson Canyon Park

This is a must! The 240-acre park is located above the San Gabriel Mountains. Not only is the scenery absolutely breath-taking but you have your pick of stunning hiking and walking trails to take the family on. You’ll find plenty of wildlife and even an all-year round creek. Grab your hiking boot, a picnic, and the whole family for a scenic day out.

Veterans Memorial Community Regional Park

This 97-acre park has so many options for families. There is a large pavilion, big hills and a children’s playground. Families can enjoy a picnic, nature trails or even camping. But make sure you book one of the best hotels in California after all that walking, as you’ll need to rest.

Take them to the Wildlife Learning Centre

If you want to educate the little ones during your visit to Sylmar, then a trip to learn about animals from around the world at The Wildlife learning Centre is a must. You can opt for a more interactive experience during your stay, and even feed a porcupine, hold an owl or even get up close to a fennec fox! There are over 100 animals to learn about at the centre, making it a place you can visit for the whole day without little ones getting bored.

The Nethercutt Museum

Take the family back in time with a trip to the Nethercutt Museum! You’ll find over 130 vintage classic cars with some dating back to the 1890s. You’ll find everything here, from antique furniture, instruments and mostly cars. And the best part is. It’s all free!

Visit the Getty Center Museum

Getty Center Museum

Make your way to this museum which is famous for its architecture, views and gardens that overlook Los Angeles.

So, where do you stay?

The Good Nite Inn Sylmar is the perfect location for exploring Sylmar. You’ll need a comfy and cosy room to fit the whole family in. And check out Good Nite Inn Sylmar Promo Codes too, to see if you can get an even better deal.