Check out perfect destinations to have fun with children in the state of São Paulo

Nothing more special than taking a few days off to enjoy with family, huh? At these times, taking a trip can be synonymous with fun and a perfect opportunity to collect great moments.

For those who live in the state of Sao Paulo, there are several cities that offer activities, tours and unmissable attractions for children: they are water parks, large amusement complexes, games in the middle of nature and much more.

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Whether to spend the holidays, celebrate a special date or make a day trip, check out the perfect cities for traveling with kids in São Paulo.

Cities to travel with children in São Paulo


Photo: Disclosure / Hopi Hari

Very close to the capital, Vinhedo, in the interior of the state, has become one of the favorite places for traveling with children in the state of São Paulo. And it's no wonder: the city is home to the amusement park Hopi Hari. Divided into several cores, the space houses many attractions, from the most exciting, such as Montezum, the fifth largest wooden roller coaster in the world, to the large Infantasia themed area, with the characters of Looney Tunes.

To improve, the water park Wet'n Wild it is right next door and has a large complex full of toys for all ages and several swimming pools.


Photo: Bourbon / Publicity

You know those days when we need to disconnect, enjoy a little bit of nature and a blue sky with the family? Atibaia, which is less than an hour from the capital, is the perfect city to have fun and relax with children. In addition to great parks and good restaurants, it is in the charming city that the Bourbon Atibaia Resort, a special space for both children and parents.

With an area of 400,000 m² equipped with heated pools, bowling alleys, courts and game rooms, it also has a special attraction that stirs the kids: characters from Monica's Gang who interact, play and take pictures with the kids. In addition, there are many themed spaces, such as “Pula-pula do Horácio”, “Espaço do Chico Bento” and much more.


Photo: Riviera de Sao Lourenco

With a peaceful atmosphere, beautiful beaches and a great infrastructure, Bertioga is a great destination in São Paulo to travel with children. Located right at the beginning of the north coast of São Paulo, the city has supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants and many accommodation options.

The preferred beaches to enjoy with children are those of São Lourenço and Guaratuba, as they are close to condominiums and have a shallow and less agitated sea.


Photo: Hot Beach/ Publicity

Think of a destination where it is sunny all year round, now include several attractions for the family and a wide hotel network prepared and receptive. well, so it is olympia, in São Paulo. The destination is a true travel dream for children, as it is home to two incredible water parks with thermal waters full of attractions.

THE Thermas dos Laranjais It is considered the most visited water park in Latin America and has more than 50 rides, including more extreme attractions. already the hot beach, opened in 2017, offers an incredible beach with sand, waves and kiosks, as well as a variety of toys for younger children.

Campos do Jordão

Photo: Fazendinha Toriba/ Publicity

At first sight, Campos do Jordão It may seem like a destination that pleases only couples in love, right? However, the charming city, located in Serra da Mantiqueira, is able to win over children in a few minutes and become a surprising destination to live great family moments. There are horse rides, small farms, quadricycles, cable cars, parks and waterfalls to entertain the little ones as well as their parents.

In addition to these activities, what child doesn't like chocolate? The “Brazilian Switzerland”, as the city is known, has several artisanal factories for the delicacy, as well as fondues and other cocoa-based products to make everything sweeter and more fun.


Photo: Publicity / Taubaté City Hall

How about taking the kids for an immersive tour inspired by Monteiro Lobato's books? Located just 130 kilometers from São Paulo, the city of taubate shelters the Yellow Woodpecker Site, place where the famous writer spent his childhood.

The scenery that inspired the beautiful stories of Emília, Narizinho, Pedrinho, Cuca, Dona Benta and Tia Anastácia, currently, revives the fables between games and activities surrounded by an imposing centenary mansion, trees and waterfalls. On site there is also a museum that presents the work and life of Lobato, as well as presentations of the characters from the site.


Photo: Disclosure

You know that perfect program for a day trip with the kids? Suzano, which is just 50 km from the capital, may be the ideal place for a quick trip with kids in the state of São Paulo. The complex is located in the city. Magic City, which brings together attractions for all ages, including water park, extreme rides, amusement park and accommodation.

In the water park there are several pools, 5 water slides and exciting attractions for the more adventurous. The amusement park also has several rides, a playground and a soccer field.

São Roque

Photo: Disclosure

How about taking the kids skiing less than 50 minutes from the capital? In São Roque, in the interior of São Paulo, this is possible. The city houses the Ski Mountain Park, an amusement complex with several activities for children in the midst of a natural setting and beautiful mountains.

The ski and snowboard slopes are the only ones in South America and have trained instructors who help children to practice these sports on ice. In addition to the unusual activity, there is also a skating rink, giant slides, tree climbing, climbing, zip lines, horseback riding and much more.


Photo: Ubatuba Aquarium/ Publicity

That children – and parents – love a beach is nothing new, right? ubatuba, on the north coast of São Paulo, in addition to being surrounded by exuberant nature, offers several attractions for the little ones. At the Ubatuba Aquarium, for example, kids can have direct contact and learn about different marine species.

Speaking of which, another attraction that involves environmental awareness and a lot of learning is a visit to the Tamar project, which provides interesting information and several tanks with sea turtles. In addition to these tours, we cannot fail to mention the natural beauties of the city, such as Anchieta Island, which is accessible by boat and has a calm beach, surrounded by greenery and a calm sea.


Photo: Publicity / Recanto das Cachoeiras

With many mountains, rivers, waterfalls and rich vegetation, sprouts it is the ideal place for those who are passionate about nature – and that includes children, of course. There are several spaces that offer activities in the middle of the green for the little ones, such as the Adventure Park, an outdoor amusement space that includes a waterslide on the lake, playground, rafting, slackline, among many other activities.

Another interesting place to enjoy with children in Brotas is the Nook of the Waterfalls, where it is possible to take ATV rides, zip lines, tree climbing and even cool off in the waterfalls with trails fully accessible by platforms.

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