There is no shortage of fun in California, especially when traveling with a group. But if you need ideas on what to do, check out this list of the best activities to try during California summers. You don’t want to miss these suggestions.

Spend Friday Night at the Oakland Museum

Oakland Museum of California is an excellent place to visit because they offer several exhibits and host cool events. In particular, the OMCA is the place to be on Friday nights! They offer a discounted after-hours museum pass, food trucks with meals and beverages, and family-friendly entertainment. From DJs to dance lessons, there is something for everyone. Typically, OMCA Fridays start at 5:00 p.m. and last until 10:00 p.m. It’s definitely worth checking out with your travel group.

Ride a UTV at Imperial Sand Dunes

If you or someone in your group loves adrenaline, then riding UTVs is an exciting activity. Experience off-roading at the Imperial Sand Dunes in Brawley, California. Some even say these dunes are the best in the U.S.! And if you’re bringing your own UTV, make sure to prep it to handle the dunes’ sandy terrain. This could mean adding special high-traction tires or power-boosting kits.

Go on a Culinary Walking Tour in Berkeley

Berkeley is the birthplace of California cuisine. You can experience iconic and delicious foods on a culinary walking tour. A guide will take participants to various restaurants, stands, or pop-up locations to try foods and learn about each establishment’s history. This tour is any foodie’s dream!

Have a Picnic in Central Park

Another activity to try during California summers is having a picnic in Central Park. Grab a large blanket, buy some tasty snacks, and enjoy the afternoon with your group. With the nice summer weather, you’re likely to encounter live bands or other forms of entertainment. In addition, you may catch a fun festival!