Koret Children’s Quarter Playground, San Francisco

Address 320 Bowling Green Drive, San Francisco, CA 94199 Map, Directions Follow the signs to the Carousel. You'll find the Koret Children's Quarter behind the Sharon Building

This huge playground, reopened in 2007 after extensive renovation, is a child's dream. Besides the usual climbing structures, there's a lounge swing, a sand area and "river" (to make wet sand), huge concrete slides, and a huge rope tower for climbing.

If all this looks intimidating, you'll be glad to know that there are separate play areas for ages 5 and under & 6 and up. Plan for your kids to get dirty in the wet sand.