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Local literary lion Dave Eggers opened this non-profit kids' writing centre in 2002, an essential destination for those travelling with young aspiring...
826 Valencia Street
Does the thought of Toys 'R Us drive you to the brink of insanity? This straightforward store, which specialises in toys from outside the US, has a charming...
2 Embarcadero Center
Clear, acrylic underwater tunnels give visitors a diver's-eye view of the Bay, while moving walkways take you through 300ft (91m) of water, past more than...
This hands-on museum, located just below the north ramp of the Golden Gate Bridge and boasting spectacular skyline views, offers a load of hands-on...
East Fort Baker, 557 McReynolds Road
Legend has it that Walt Disney was so taken with this whimsical theme park when he saw it in 1950 that he decided to build his own. Kids can follow Alice...
699 Bellevue Avenue
It only stands to reason that hilly, windy SF should have an excellent kite shop. Stocked with hundreds of different kites in every imaginable shape and...
717 Grant Avenue
Organic cotton garments, designed and manufactured in Japan, rule the roost here. Finger the utterly sweet children's hoodies or the truly unusual toddlers'...
573 Hayes Street
Housed in the historic Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium has over 600 interactive exhibits about science, art and human perception. A highlight is the...
3601 Lyon Street
The prices are steep, but the clothing is astonishingly stylish at this shop helmed by the owners of Lavish, a few doors down. Look for Livie and Luca...
508 Hayes Street
The spectacular brick-built Fort Point was built between 1853 and 1861 to protect the city from a sea attack. The assault never came; the 126 cannons...
There's plenty for history buffs big and small to explore aboard the Jeremiah O'Brien, a veteran of D-Day and the only original ship to sail under its own...
Why should adults have all the fun? Here's where to get the kids tooled up with leopard-print blankets, handmade caps and tie-dye worthy of the Dead.
1608 Haight Street
Exquisite, intricate little slippers and coats, sewn by Laku's owner from velvet and shantung silk on a machine in the back of the shop. For baby royalty.
1089 Valencia Street
Perched on the hills facing the Bay, this kids' science museum has computers to explore the inside of your brain, a Young Explorers Area and a huge DNA...
Visit the sea lions and sea otters at this non-profit centre, which rescues sick or stranded animals, nurtures them back to health and returns them to the...
1065 Fort Cronkhite (Visitor Centre 1049)