Families will find afternoons of activities in and around Claremont.
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
The 86-acre Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California’s native plants. Families can explore the multi-level garden to view more than 2,000 taxa of California plants spread, including plants native to the California Floristic Province as a whole – from southern Oregon to Baja California. The Garden offers special exhibits geared to the entire family.
Claremont Packing House
At the Claremont Packing House, the Young Chefs Academy and Studio Claremont, provide hours of hands-on learning for kids. Young Chefs Academy offers cooking classes to children in a safe learning environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Studio Claremont offers art classes and activities for kids of all ages. Pilates Studio M has added unique aerial circus classes that kids may participate in with advanced reservations.
Claremont – A Bicycle Friendly Community
Families can also enjoy a leisurely bike ride through Claremont. At just 14 square miles, the city is easily navigated on bicycle, and Claremont takes great pride in being a leader in providing bicycle-friendly initiatives for visitors. The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park has an additional 10 miles of mountain bike trails and five miles of shared use pathways.
Horseback riding at Marshall Canyon Equestrian Center just north of the city includes opportunities for guided trail rides and pony rides for youngsters.