River Islands Academies’ fall break begins on Monday, October 10th! Still not sure how to relax during the fall break? Well, one of the best parts of being an Islander is the fantastic community amenities River Islands offers, as well as ease of access to dining, outdoor adventures, and more! Take a look at our list below of some exciting things you can enjoy in and around the River Islands community to get you in the spirit of the season.
Treat Yourself to a Sunny Lunch in River Islands
Want to relax right in your own community? Soak up some sun and enjoy the stunning views of River Islands with a picnic lunch at one of the many parksthroughout the neighborhood! Or leave the cooking to The Boathouse chefs and take the whole family to a lunch overlooking the lake just outside Michael Vega Park.
Family Fall Fun at the Farm!
Celebrate the new season at Dell’Osso Family Farm, right next to River Islands! The farm has plenty of family-friendly fall activities such as the Corn Maze, hay rides, and the Haunted Castle. You can also pick up delicious fall treats like kettle corn, apple spice donuts, caramel apples, and more. Come by and have a perfect fall day at Dell'Osso Family Farm. You can learn more about their annual Pumpkin Maze on their website.
Outdoor Adventures Around River Islands
River Islands’ Lathrop location means you have easy access to thrilling outdoor adventures! Spend the day at the Micke Grove Park and Zooin Lodi to see over 170 animals, including lemurs, snow leopards and tamarins! Looking for a longer trip? Camping at Yosemite is a particularly beautiful way to visit the national park this time of year, and it’s only about a 2-hour drive from River Islands!
Day-cations Right Nearby!
Not interested in an outdoor adventure? Take a trip to the City. A ride on the ACE trainand BARTto San Francisco makes it easy to have a fun day trip to enjoy all the award-winning dining, sightseeing, and shopping the Bay Area has to offer! For a getaway with plenty of activities for the little ones, take a trip to Great Wolf Lodge. The resort offers an indoor waterpark, mini golf, and the Howl-ween celebration.However you choose to relax during the fall break, we hope your kiddos feel rested and excited to return to school on Monday, October 17th! To learn more about the River Islands Academies, visit the Schools page on our website.