For our last hoorah of summer we braved the heat and took the kids to Gilroy Gardens. If you are ever in the Bay Area, it's actually a nice place for the under eight year old set. My very short three year old could go on all but one or two of the rides and my six year olds could ride several of them on their own. The park is clean and not too big that you can't see it all. We took a spin in a giant strawberry, rode the train and listened to some talking vegetables spew the virtues of healthy eating habits.
But the best part of the day by far was this:
What could be more fun than a giant clove of garlic wearing sunglasses?