With so many fun and inexpensive activities all over the city–there’s no shortage of things to do in Santa Clarita for you and your family! Save some time and money and enjoy the complimentary breakfast available at most of the local Santa Clarita family hotels. Once the kids are fueled up, they’ll be ready for a day of fun in the city.
First up is a trip to Mountasia Family Fun Center. You’ll feel like a kid again as you spend the day playing Lazer Tag or miniature golf, riding go karts or hitting the batting cages! Mountasia Santa Clarita also has a game room filled with arcade games and air hockey. The kids will love all the activities, and so will you! Be sure to eat in Santa Clarita’s Most Kid-Friendly restaurant, Lickity Split for lunch and dessert. Serving up traditional favorites and a whole menu of scrumptious desserts in a casual environment, there’s no telling who will enjoy a meal at Lickity Split more, your kids or you!
Need to relax from all the adventure? Next up on your list of things to do in Santa Clarita is to spend the rest of the day at your hotel pool. Santa Clarita’s temperate weather promises almost year-round pool or jacuzzi time for visitors. It’s fun, free, and the whole family can relax in the heated pool prior to dinner.
A day full of activities will sure make you hungry! Get your money’s worth at Buca di Beppo restaurant in the Valencia Town Center. Known for their family-style dishes, Buca di Beppo’s authentic Italian cuisine is enjoyed by all. The friendly staff and whimsical atmosphere at this Santa Clarita restaurant are sure to be a hit with the entire family.
Start your day with breakfast at Eggs N Things which is open for breakfast and lunch where you and your family can enjoy quality food with the fresh ingredients, a great atmosphere, pleasant and friendly servers and a very popular menu. Patrons enjoy complimentary Swedish pancakes, the quaint warm and friendly atmosphere and tasty menu selections at an affordable price.
If your kids are animal lovers, they’ll love the Gentle Barn! Featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” for its great atmosphere and excellent care, the animal rescue is a great place to get up close to some of your favorite animals. Open every Sunday from 10 a.m.- 2p.m., you are welcome to stop by the Gentle Barn and give a horse a hug, a pig a belly rub, and a goat a kiss – it’s a truly unique option among the many things to do in Santa Clarita. The kids will love being with the animals and you’ll love helping out a great cause. The Gentle Barn is one of a kind.
Hope you brought some Frisbees! The Santa Clarita Central Park offers over 100 acres to explore, and includes an 18 hole disc golf course, a favorite Southern California attraction. Stop by a local market and buy some snack items and head to the park to play the afternoon away. If your family is visiting during the summer, you’ll want to stay into the evening and check out the Concerts in the Park series, a great addition to any Southern California travel adventure. Central Park is transformed into a concert venue every Saturday night of the summer, featuring your favorite cover bands! You can stop by Whole Foods or Trader Joes and pack a picnic for dinner, or enjoy the food that’s available for purchase during the concert.
If there’s no concert scheduled for the week of your visit, spend the night at Santa Clarita Lanes! The bowling alley has excellent prices for lanes and shoe rentals. There’s even an arcade and a Vincenzo’s Pizza inside, ensuring your kids will be plenty entertained. Stay late enough and enjoy the Cosmic bowling, with black lights, fun music, and an out of this world bowling atmosphere!