Winter Field Trip Ideas

Field trips are always so much fun. During the winter season going on field trips can be difficult because of the weather. We want to keep you traveling and getting hands-on experience all year long. Here is a list of places you can visit during the cold season and get field trip experience.   
Southern California

Art and Cultural Centers -  The Art and Cultural centers are amazing during winter. They often offer special shows or artists that bring the season to life. Check their calendar of events to plan your next visit.
The Bowers Museum  - https://www.bowers.org/
The Getty  - http://www.getty.edu/museum/
Mission Inn  - https://www.scfta.org/http://www.missioninn.com/
Segerstrom - https://www.scfta.org/events/detail.aspx?id=17317
Aquariums - Fish, Sharks and lots of marine life await to be admired by you and your family. Many aquarium's offer special events and deals during the week. Always check their calendar of events for the next family night deal because it could save you money on entertainment. Sometimes they offer free admission to local residents. Go to their website to find out more:
Aquarium of the Pacific  - http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/
Birch Aquarium - https://aquarium.ucsd.edu/
border town

Border Towns - Towns near the border are often filled with many different types of adventures. We visited the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego and discovered a beautiful beach filled with marine life. 
Cabrillo National Monument -https://www.nps.gov/cabr/index.htm
San Diego Visitor Center
Visit Mexico
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Christmas Tree Farms can be a great start to your holiday season. Tree farms have a great background for a holiday picture. California offers a list of farms near you. All you have to do is type in your zip code to locate the nearest farm. Sharing the link with you here: Pick your own Christmas Tree http://www.pickyourownchristmastree.org/CAxmastrees.php
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Libraries - Almost all local libraries have special events every week. Some offer crafts while others bring in magicians or book authors. Stop by the library to find out what they have for the community.  You will be surprised all the services they offer during the holiday season. 
Los Angeles County Libraries - http://www.colapublib.org/
Orange County Libraries - http://www.ocpl.org/
San Diego County Libraries - http://www.sdcl.org/
Museums - Local museums have so much to offer. They have new exhibits on every season. We call it food for the soul. Just look for a museum that calls your name and get lost in the beauty of it all. 
LACMA - http://www.lacma.org/art/collection/costume-and-textiles
Natural History Museum -https://nhm.org/site/
The Autry - https://theautry.org/
Palm Springs Museum - https://palmspringsairmuseum.org/
Shopping Malls - The shopping malls are filled will events and performances during the holiday season. Tree lighting ceremonies are one of the most popular celebrations during this time of the year. This usually means music, crafts, and other activities for shoppers. Take advantage of all the festive events and visit the mall during the winter months.
Irvine Spectrum - https://www.shopirvinespectrumcenter.com/
South Coast Plaza - http://www.southcoastplaza.com/
LA Farmer's Market - https://www.farmersmarketla.com/
Topanga Mall - https://www.westfield.com/topanga

For more fun adventures and great field trip ideas go to our Facebook page and click on events.

Facebook Field Trip Mom Events - https://www.facebook.com/FieldtripmomFTM/

We hope you have a great winter and enjoy field tripping. 

Disclaimer: Not a sponsored post. 

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