Not only is Beverly Hills centrally located to Southern California’s major family attractions like Universal Studios, Disneyland and Los Angeles’ most popular beaches, but the city also offers enjoyable outdoor activities, a variety of kid-friendly dining options and family tours and programs all within a walkable six square miles. Whether you’re traveling with young children or teens, the entire family will find Beverly Hills to be a welcomed delight for your next visit.
Hotels in Beverly Hills welcome children of all ages, offering special menus and exciting activities designed specifically for them in mind.
Upon check-in at Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel, children are given their own miniature plush robe, an in-room dining menu filled with kid-friendly meals as well as a spa menu with treatments customized for the smallest pamper-loving enthusiasts. Requests (based upon availability) can be made for childproof guest rooms, infant furnishings such as a high chair or crib as well as babysitting services.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills gives children the opportunity to experience first-hand, a day in the life of a Hollywood star with its Red Carpet Kids package. With prices starting at $8,500, a personal butler will cater to all the needs for the lucky child arriving on a special red carpet with a paparazzi greeting, before being whisked away to film a movie with a director, crew and props. The completed film is premiered at The Paley Center for Media where the crowds of paparazzi return to snap photo opportunities at the step-and-repeat and the small star is asked to answer some questions from “media correspondents.” Guests at the premiere are given swag bags, popcorn and concessions and at the award ceremony, the child is given their own DVD copy of their masterpiece.
Fun Outdoor Activities
Beverly Hills’ warm weather is perfect for a wide range of outdoor activities the entire family can enjoy together. Visitors can take in the sun and check out the sights on either a bike or Segway tour, both which route through the city and pass Beverly Hills’ famed attractions such as the Beverly Hills sign and lily pondat Beverly Gardens Park and Rodeo Drive. Teenagers in the family will be excited to know that they can easily see where their favorite celebrities like to shop and dine on Starline’s Hop-On Hop-Off tour. For families that want a more relaxing outdoor oasis, head to Will Rogers Memorial Park, a hidden gem which has also been used as a popular movie and photo shoot location, since the early 1930s.
To explore additional suggestions on family-friendly activities in Beverly Hills, download our self-guided walking tour.
Dining For The Whole Family
Beverly Hills offers family-friendly restaurant options such as the original Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen, both located on Beverly Drive. Not only are they the first in their global restaurant chains, but they are near convenient parking lots in the heart of Beverly Hills and have street-facing outdoor patio space, perfect for a sunny al fresco meal and for people watching.
To satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, delicious treats await at every turn. Head over to Sprinkles Cupcakes, home of the first cupcake ATM, and enjoy classic flavors like Red Velvet and Vanilla Milk Chocolate, or try their limited seasonal favorites like Irish Chocolate and Maple Bacon.
A Day of Shopping
Beverly Hills is filled with some of the most iconic flagship stores in the world, as well as darling boutiques and unique shops. Tom’s Toys, located on North Beverly Drive, offers a large selection of dolls, board games, plush animals and other children’s favorites, Only in Beverly Hills, located on Santa Monica Boulevard, carries children’s t-shirts, onesies and accessories, while English Rabbit, located on Brighton Way, will allow you to shop your favorite local children’s boutique labels and designer European brands all under one roof.