It can easily be said that Irvine is one of the most family-friendly destinations around.
Pretend City Children's Museum
First educational facility of its kind in Orange County, Pretend City is a magical interactive "city" where children have an opportunity to play grown up by going to work, buying groceries, visiting the doctor, collecting their pay from an ATM and donating it to a worthy cause.
Irvine Regional Park
This huge park encompasses a variety of different activities, from
Orange County Zoo
Located inside the beautiful Irvine Regional Park, the zoo is home to animals and plants native to the Southwestern United States. The zoo also features a barnyard with domestic goats, sheep, pot-bellied pigs and more.
Irvine Park Railroad
Kids and adults will enjoy a one-third scale train that takes them on a scenic ride through the historic park.
Tip: Irvine Park Railroad hosts special events - Easter Eggstravaganza, Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Train.
Get your thrill rides and world-class family entertainment at this indoor go-kart racing arena with not one, but two professionally designed tracks. There's a Pit Cafe snack bar to curb your hunger after racing laps.
An organic, family-run farm that shows kids how fruit is grown. Seasonal u-pick strawberry, watermelon and pumpkin tours available.