Over 30 FUN Things to Do in Los Angeles with Kids

Los Angeles is the second-largest urban region in the country, and this means there are many adventures for people of all ages. I’m a Southern California native who has been visiting regularly for years.

At Universal Studios Hollywood, your family’s favorite movies come to life, and you get put directly into the action.

Universal Studios Hollywood

If you want a traditional beach setting, visit Zuma Beach Country Park in Malibu, which has three miles of lifeguard-protected beach lined with volleyball courts and playgrounds.


The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the Griffith Observatory with its planetarium, and three separate train rides for little ones are also located here.

Griffith Park

I loved visiting as a kid and my daughter enjoys touring the tar pits and watching the paleontologists work inside the museum’s Fossil Lab.


The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County displays over 35 million objects. Massive dinosaurs and sparkling gemstones are just some examples of what your family can explore here.

Natural History Museum

My daughter loves this fantastic Los Angeles museum. You can spend an entire day here between its special exhibits, IMAX theater, and more.

California Science Center

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