My husband usually travels a couple of times a year for work conferences and the kids and I tag along. Usually it’s in the same areas so I know what to expect and if it’s worth tagging along. He has a conference coming up in October that’s in South Lake Tahoe. My husband lived in North Lake Tahoe and loves it there. We’ve visited there a few times but it wasn’t the best trip for little kids. It’s a very long drive from where we live with no good fun stops to break it up. Unfortunately it’s going to be before snow which my kids would be thrilled to play in. I’m trying to decide if it’s worth tagging along. I would need to occupy the kids all day and sometimes at night too. North Lake seemed very quiet and not much going on. South Lake is dominated by casinos. What is there for kids? In LA they loved the museums and just going out to eat. In San Diego my oldest who can be a grump hated the heat and was bored stiff by the zoo. We don’t live that far from the beach so they won’t be wowed or interested in spending all day walking around the lake. He has a trip coming up to Palm Springs and it looks like I can take them ice skating, rock climbing, and to a mall with movies. Is there a mix of stuff I can do to occupy them for a few days?