Balboa fun zone gives you that old fashion boardwalk feel. Here you can rent a pedal boat, ride a ferris wheel, eat cotton candy and an ice cream cone all in one day.
There is a small arcade and a few rides that would most likely please 3-11 year olds. There are several snack bars and pizza places. They rent bikes here, pedal boats even full size pontoon boats.
If you want take the Ferry to Balboa island with your bikes and ride around, you might catch a glimpse of a sea lion or two they like to hand out here