Laguna Beach day trip ideas for families wondering about where to take their kids for outdoor fun & places to eat. Includes beaches & parks.
Laguna Beach playgrounds and parks make this a wonderful place to visit for families. You’ll find everything from beachfront playgrounds at Main Beach Park and Aliso Beach Park to playgrounds that are high atop the coastal foothills overlooking the ocean, like Alta Laguna and Moulton Meadows. There are state beaches, like Moro Beach at Crystal Cove State Park, and perfect places to watch sunsets, like Heisler Park. Probably the most popular playground in Laguna Beach is Bluebird Canyon Park.
Picnic Beach in Laguna Beach is an excellent spot for sandcastle building and dolphin spotting with picnic areas to view sunsets.
Moro Beach at Crystal Cove State Park is also called El Moro – located at the north end of Laguna Beach and south of Newport Beach.
Alta Laguna Park overlooks the 133/Laguna Canyon Road. I’m a pushover for parks with views and, so far, this one tops them all. It wasn’t a crystal clear day when …
Main Beach Park in Laguna Beach offers a new playground helps kids learn ocean lessons at the playful lifeguard tower.
Our unplanned visit to Nix Nature Center on the westbound side of Laguna Canyon/SR 133 turned out to be a pleasant surprise and an awesome family outing. The rangers at …
Moulton Meadows Park in Laguna Beach is way up in the hills above the beach and has a wilderness feel to it.