Looking for some cheap family activities in the Sacramento area to do with the kids this Summer?  Here are our top 5 family-friendly attractions for your summer adventures.

SeaQuest Folsom

Discover thousands of animals from 5 continents of the planet without ever getting on a flight.  Perfect for animal lovers of all ages, SeaQuest is an interactive aquarium in Folsom with hundreds of species from 5 continents and the primary vision of teaching conservation and sharing the joy and beauty of our planet with as many people as possible.  Go beyond the glass and immerse yourself in a world of discovery as you see, touch, feed, and interact with stingrays, sharks, fish, reptiles, birds, capybaras, and other exotic animals. Meet a mermaid, snorkel with stingrays, sleep with sharks, pet a sloth, play with otters, animal themed kids birthday party packages, and so much more!

Wake Island Water Park

Splash in to Wake Island for some cool Summer fun! Wake Island Water Park is fun for the whole family, from the smallest child to the athletic wakeboarder. It’s a fun day for kids, parents, and grandparents!  Wake Island offers the largest floating playground in the U.S. with slides and obstacle course, paddle boarding, wakeboarding lessons, 500 foot zipline over the park with a 40 foot free fall drop, a swimming beach for sand castles and giving your friend a mermaid tail, summer camps, and birthday parties for your summer fun.

Urban Air Adventure Park

Looking for some exciting family fun or even a new way to exercise?  Voted best Gym In America for Kids by Shape Magazine, Urban Air Adventure Park has something for everyone in the family to enjoy.  More than a trampoline park, Urban Air offers a ropes course, climbing walls, sky rider coaster, spin zone bumper cars, warrior obstacle course, tubes playground, foam pit sword battles, trampoline room with trampoline walls, slam dunk zone, dodgeball, and a café.  Jumping on the trampolines burns around 600 to 1000 calories per hour, so everyone can work out while having extreme fun.

Micke Grove Zoological Society

Micke Grove Zoo is a five-acre zoo with amphibians, mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates.  Successfully breeding several threatened species, Micke Grove Zoo is passionate about the contribution it makes to conserve wildlife and uses every opportunity to educate students and zoo visitors on wildlife issues.  Enjoy a unique variety of animals and educational programs, such as field trips, scout programs, daily family programs and more. Micke Grove Park and Zoo also features a Japanese Garden, San Joaquin County Historical Museum, Fun Town at Micke Grove Amusement Park and picnic shelters in a beautiful setting.

Sacramento Children’s Museum

Sacramento Children’s Museum engages children and families in meaningful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation for our community, develop foundational skills, and spark a life-long love of learning through a hands-on, multi-sensory, exhibit-based experience. Designed for children ages birth to eight, Sacramento Children’s Museum offers a variety of weekly and monthly programming designed to provide children and their families with diverse and engaging learning experiences.  Sacramento Children’s provides a place where children are encouraged to think for themselves, expand their problem-solving abilities through creative exploration, and exercise both their bodies and their minds.