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Fun things to do in AIKEN

BBQs, beaches (over 200 miles!), and that sweet tea southern hospitality…South Carolina has fun, charm, wildlife, history and culture. Mix that with great places to go with kids and you get some pretty amazing family days out!

Want to delve straight into the charming culture of this peach loving state? Get out with the attractions like Classic Carriage Tours that will really give you an insight into the history of stunning Charleston.

Rich history oozes from the state, so transport kids back in time with places like the Revolutionary War Site, the spoooooky Old Exchange and Provost Dungon and the Civil War’s Fort Sumter National Monument.

Did we mention the amazing wildlife? Kids will love seeing those true southern snappy beasts at Alligator Adventure, or they can get out to spot some amazing wildlife like dolphins with Barrier Island Ecotours. There are even safaris! (Check out Hollywild Animal Park!)

There are plenty of state parks with adventurous activities like hiking and kayaking to be enjoyed, super splash-tastic water parks to cool down in and theme parks to get those THRILLS! 

Get ready to be welcomed with open arms!

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  • Frankies Fun Park

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    (50 miles) Columbia

    Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Amusement Rides, Laser Tag, Batting Cages and an awesome Arcade are part of their mega mix of fun.

  • Greenville Airport Play Area

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    (94 miles) Greenville

    A free play area still growing but already boasting unique aviation themed adventure playground for 2 to 5s.

  • Mice on Main

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    (95 miles) Greenville

    Take the kids up and around Main Street and spot the 9 bronze mice hiding about.

  • Childrens Garden at Linky Stone Park

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    (95 miles) Greenville

    An acre and a half on the side of the river for kids to explore, play and reconnect with nature.

  • Splash In The Boro

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    (78 miles) Statesboro

    Water Slides - Our 2 body slides and 1 inner tube slide wind around each other and finish with an exciting plunge into a common pool!

  • Discovery Island Splash Park

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    (86 miles) Simpsonville

    Featuring body and tube slides, flowrider, lazy river and a large children's splash pad play zone.

  • Shipwreck Cove Waterpark

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    (96 miles) Duncan

    2 flume slides, kiddie lagoon with loads of play features, plus lazy river and larger leisure pool for bigger kids with rustic pirate ship and water cannons.

  • Riverbanks Zoo

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    (50 miles) Columbia

    From elephants and koalas to penguins and sharks, formal gardens to natural woodlands, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden promises new discoveries around every corner!

  • Carolina Children's Garden

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    (65 miles) Columbia

    The Carolina Children's Garden is comprised of two acres of themed gardens designed to inspire creative play and to encourage families to garden together in their own communities. It is open daily ...

  • Greenville Zoo

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    (95 miles) Greenville

    Where a world of wildlife can be experienced in one day!

  • Hoppy Feet Fun Center

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    (26 miles) Grovetown

    We are Augusta, GA's newest indoor fun center specializing in private parties and open jump! We also offer many inflatables for backyard parties, church, or school events.

  • Funzone for Kids

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    (50 miles) Irmo

    If your kids would enjoy gliding down an 18' Double Slide, racing through a 35' Obstacle Course, or challenging one another in our 5-in-1 Sports Combo, then Funzone is the place for you.

  • Leapin' Lizards

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    (54 miles) Columbia

    Leapin' Lizards is Columbia's only Parent-Friendly Inflatable Play Center. There is a clever mixture of over-the-top fun for children and amenities appealing to parents.

  • Monkey Joes

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    (93 miles) Greenville

    Monkey Joes teaches kids to play with other kids while they run, jump, slide, climb and most important laugh until they drop.

  • Morris Museum of Art

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    (13 miles) Augusta

    The Morris Museum of Art, located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, Georgia, is the first museum dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. The collection includes holdings of nearly ...

  • The Museum

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    (48 miles) Greenwood

    The Museum has over 30,000 artifacts in their collections, ranging from fossils to oriental textiles. Imagination is the only thing limiting how this rich resource can help educators in the ...

  • EdVenture Childrens Museum

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    (51 miles) Columbia

    Unparalleled 67,000 square feet of turbo-charged learning and fun - the biggest children's museum in the South.

  • South Carolina State Museum

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    (51 miles) Columbia

    Four very large floors of exhibits cover South Carolina's art, history, natural history, and science and technology. The museum is located inside its largest artifact -- the historic Columbia Mills ...

  • Miniature World of Trains

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    (95 miles) Greenville

    "Our World In Miniature". "A Fun and Educational Family Experience"! Up to 40 model trains traversing the large city scene and mountains the reach over 12 feet tall. All on 3 levels or highly ...

  • The Childrens Museum of the Upstate

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    (96 miles) Greenville

    With 80,000 square feet, they have 3 floors of interactive exhibits focused on arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment.

  • Magnolia Springs State Park

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    (49 miles) Millen

    Magnolia Springs State Park is known for its crystal clear springs flowing 7 million gallons of water per day and the beautiful boardwalk which spans the cool water. During warmer months, visitors ...

  • Sadlers Creek State Recreation Area

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    (83 miles) Anderson

    Great outdoor and wildlife recreation area in peaceful and tranquil surroundings

  • Falls Park on the Reedy

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    (95 miles) Greenville

    A stunning public greenspace with the central point being a unique cantilevered bridge from which to observe the waterfall.

  • Paris Mountain State Park

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    (99 miles) Greenville

    Bike and hike trails, fishing, boating - canoe, pedal boat and kayak, adventure play, swimming and geocaching. Excellent for day visits and campers also welcome.

  • Red Wing Rollerway

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    (17 miles) Augusta

    A classic family friendly rollerskating rink welcoming quad and inline skaters of all ages for a variety of sesison types.

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