Parent-Child Date Ideas in San Diego County

Spend some one-on-one time with each of your kids this Valentine’s Day. Then make it a habit by scheduling parent-child dates on a weekly, monthly or bi-monthly basis. No matter the time you have, it will be time well spent, and the best investment you can make in your child.

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Fleet Science Center
www.rhfleet.org
Bring your child to the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, where exhibits encourage touching, learning and exploring. Admission includes interactive exhibits, live science shows and one IMAX film in the Giant Dome Theater (the only IMAX Dome Theater in Southern California). The 45-min. documentaries take viewers on an immersive experience to discover pandas in China, aquatic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef or volcanoes around the world. Little ones enjoy Kid City, designed especially for children ages 5 and under.

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Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
www.psrm.org
All aboard! Take your child back in time for an unforgettable adventure on a vintage locomotive. Pacific Southwest Railway’s signature train ride, Golden State, departs from Campo and takes passengers on an excursion through San Diego County’s backcountry. See and learn about train equipment and artifacts at the on-site museum. Don’t miss this hidden gem in East County! It’s a train-lover’s delight and a unique bonding experience for parents and kids.

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MamaLacho’s Massage & Healing
Lemon Grove; www.mamalacho.com
Give the gift of self-care for you and your child! Arica Ursulich, RN, CMT and HHP, specializes in giving personalized, relaxing massages and beneficial treatments for all ages. For $79, receive an initial consultation and 90-minutes of combined massage time for parent and child (through March 31, 2019). Gift certificates available.

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Landon’s Gourmet Kitchen
San Marcos
www.landonsgourmetkitchen.com
Plan a parent-child date night at Landon’s Gourmet Kitchen, a family-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant with menu options for little ones and adults. Landon’s is family-owned and features a welcoming atmosphere and relaxed, comfortable dining area. With a movie theater that’s within walking distance, our restaurant is perfect for “dinner and a movie” date nights!

Parent-Child Date Ideas in San Diego County

Parent-Child Date Ideas in San Diego County

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