Things to Do In Inland Empire – San Bernardino with Kids

San Bernardino is one of the oldest communities in California and holds a lot of history, including a spot along old Route 66. Surrounded by mountains, the city offers interests for families who want a day in the great outdoors, watching a national sport or indulging in friendly competition.



Inland Empire 66ers baseball

The 66ers are San Bernardino’s minor league baseball team and current California League champions. The Angels affiliated team plays in San Manuel Stadium and is home to belly-bobbing mascot Bernie. The family-friendly venue offers not only weekly food and drink specials but theme nights, giveaways, contests and a chance to bring man’s best friend to the ball game. Season ticket packages are available.

National Orange Show

The National Orange Show festival takes place every year on Memorial Day weekend. The county-fair style event has everything from concerts to art shows, petting zoos, rides, and deep fried treats. The fair focuses on the local population and offers an educational focus on livestock and agriculture as well as affordable entertainment.

San Bernardino Raceway

Kids that are at least four feet tall and eight years old can take laps around an indoor race track on gas-powered go Karts that can go up to 40 mph. Kids under the limits can play air hockey and other arcade fun. The venue hosts birthday parties for kids and adults has cosmic racing on Saturday nights. Special offers and memberships are available.

Unofficial McDonald’s Museum

Fans of the ‘golden arches’ can take a trip to the museum in downtown San Bernardino, which is on the original location of the first McDonald’s restaurant. Happy meal boxes, playground equipment and other memorabilia fill the museum, which offers tours on the weekends. The location also houses a free Route 66 museum and is the cooperate offices of Juan Pollo Restaurants Inc.

Glen Helen Regional Park

San Manuel Amphitheater and Glen Helen Raceway share space with over 1,300 acres of recreational activities and areas to explore. Family picnics or reunions up to 300 people can be held at the park, which also has fishing, playgrounds, playing fields, campgrounds and a swimming area with water slides.  Entrance fees for the park, fishing permits and swimming area apply.

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