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Akron Zoo
(1 Miles)
Akron
When you visit the zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars and Komodo dragons. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Akron
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Cuyahoga Falls
Bomb down the 158 ft enclosed tube slide, float down the lazy river, shoot down the flume slides, swim laps or harass mum and dad with the water spray, it's going to be a good day!
Medina
The limited open play sessions are worth waiting for with a great range of inflatable fun and special family nights.
Peninsula
Located in the popular Village of Peninsula’s Historic District Peninsula Art Academy includes a fine art gallery and exhibit hall, performing arts stage and working artist studios. Walking distance from the CVNP Towpath Trail, CVSR Railway Depot,...
Canal Fulton
Bumping dodgem cars, fun bumper boats and a thunder road speedway for some motoring fun, as well as mini golf, a driving range and 'Olde Skool' vintage crazy golf! That's not even everything!
Medina
2 indoor playgrounds, laser tag arena, arcades and more!
Brecksville
The winding Cuyahoga the "crooked river" as named by American Indians gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. The park is a refuge for flora and fauna, gives a sense of times past, and provides recreation and solitude for Ohio's...
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there’s always the option of just kicking back in a lounge chair or in a private cabana with a tall cool b...
Canton
Dry play includes a bounce house, Obstacle Course, Super Slide, and Bungee Basketball, climbing wall and toddler soft play area. You can also use the swimming pool, either traditionally or in an inflatable water walker.
The Jump Yard
(20 Miles)
North Royalton
Largest indoor inflatable play land in the country.
Canton
The museum currently exhibits forty-five rare and unusual classic and special interest automobiles. The gorgeous vehicles are complemented by the thousands of pieces of historical memorabilia displayed throughout the museum.
Navarre
The swimming lake has paddelboats, a 90' tube slide, 3 kiddie slides, small and large log rolls, buckets of fun, water fountains, and diving boards, plus a 18 hole miniature golf course, 2 sand volleyball courts, basketball court, horseshoes, playgr...
Cleveland
One of Cleveland’s most popular attractions and foremost conservation organizations, with 3,000 animals representing 600 species.
Brooklyn
Offer amusement rides for children, a concession stand, arcade, and miniature golf course.
Noahs Lost Ark
(28 Miles)
Berlin Center
Noahs Lost Ark offer the chance to see and interact with some of the most amazing animals that inhabit the earth. Through tours offered to school children, groups and the general public, thousands of people are educated each year about the plight of ...
Cleveland
Located inside Glenn's main gate, the Visitor Center features 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits.
Cleveland
The Childrens Museum is the only institution in Cleveland completely dedicated to the overall development of young children, ages birth to eight years, through family learning. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things t...
Cleveland
An interactive, informative, educational and fun experience to immerse the family in contemporary art
Olmsted Township
An amazing year-round experience with two floors of games and prizes and attractions for everyone!
Cleveland
The Cleveland Museum of Art permanent collection includes more than 40,000 objects. As one of the nations top museums, the Cleveland has long exhibited leadership in acquisitions, presentation, and education, and its curators have originated many gro...
Cleveland
Explore all that we have to offer � from the earth to the sky. We have dinosaurs inside and out, a hands-on Discovery Center for children of all ages, outdoor gardens and wildlife habitats, live animal shows, and daily planetarium programs to explo...
Cleveland
Enjoy a fun-filled, brain-building and interactive experience! Kick back and enjoy the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX Theater and get hands-on with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Steamship William G. Mather!
Burton
An authentic representation of a Western Reserve Village from 1798 with over 22 historically accurate buildings and over 15,000 museum artefacts.
Bay Lanes
(35 Miles)
Bay Village
Classic family tenpin bowling with gutter guards and light balls to help the kids along, plus cosmic lights, great music and even karaoke!
Avon Lake
Indoor Play for children ages 0-6, in Avon Lake, OH. A great option for parents looking for a safe, exciting, indoor, parent-friendly option with their young children!
Oberlin
Comprising more than 12,000 works of art from virtually every culture and spanning the history of art, the AMAM's collection is a vital cultural resource for the students, faculty, and staff of Oberlin College as well as the surrounding community.
Tuscora Park
(40 Miles)
New Philadelphia
Whether you take part in activities like swimming and tennis or miniature golf, have kids that love amusement rides, or want to enjoy an old-fashioned evening band concert, Tuscora Park has a state-wide reputation as an affordable place to come for f...
Chardon
Split into Water Fun Land, Kidsland and Sportsland, offering between them enough wet and dry entertainment to keep the kids happy all day, from six story high water slides to paddle boats, mini golf and karting!
Vienna
Feed over 350 animals. Camels, zebra, bison, waterbuffalo, ostrich and antelope are just a few of the creatures from 6 continents you will experience on safari.
Jewett
A non denominational Christian Ranch Camp offering trail rides, riding lessons, camping, and lush surorunds for hiking and family exploration.
Mansfield
A series of delightful role play scenarios including Bank, Vet, Market and Laboratory! Dress up, musical instruments and creative play round off this open ended learning environment.
Jamestown
All manner of boating and fishing options on the lake, plus beaches for swimming in summer and a feast of activities for winter.
Sandusky
Experience the thrill of the Swahili Swirl 60' diameter bowl raft ride, Zip Coaster uphill water rollercoaster waterslide, and more more more! Both indoor and outdoor facilities.
Mansfield
Children who visit the Ohio Bird Sanctuary will see many of Ohio's native birds. Non-releasable hawks, owls, falcons, songbirds and game-birds are house on site. In the aviary, children and adults alike can hand-feed friendly songbirds with food purc...
Cedar Point
(65 Miles)
Sandusky
Over 75 awesome rides featuring the world's biggest coaster collection, including Maverick and Millennium Force. Plus family rides and kiddie thrills aplenty too.
Sandusky
Welcome to Cedar Point's Soak City Waterpark! Take a break from the park's 75 rides and coasters and visit Soak City’s 18 acres of wet and wild family fun.
Sandusky
"Grab The Brass Ring" at 'the funnest museum ever.' Rare and unusual carousel animals abound at The Merry-Go-Round Museum's newest exhibit. Enjoy a ride on the antique carousel, visit with wood carvers creating new animals, and learn about recreation...
Conneaut Lake
Traditional fairground with a wonderful family vibe, boasting roller coasters through pony rides and most things in between. Plenty for all age groups.
Monsoon Lagoon
(74 Miles)
N Port Clinton
A fun water adventure with go-karts and crazy golf!
Franklin
The reservoir has many miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. The area offers excellent hunting and fishing opportunities.
African Safari
(76 Miles)
Port Clinton
Come for a day of fun, education, and entertainment. Home of over 400 beautiful and exotic animals on the 100-acre preserve. You will view and may feed the animals from the comfort of your vehicle.
Put in Bay
Perrys Cave Family Fun Center is your family's next great vacation destination. Explore nature, learn history, reach great heights while having great family fun along the way! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to...
Nashport
Features here include a 1,360-foot swimming beach and separate wading pool, plus disc golf and archery range.
PPMS Speedway
(80 Miles)
Imperial
Visit Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway for all kinds of family entertainment Every Sat April - October! Affordable Family Fun Great food Stock Cars Monster Trucks Sprint Cars FREE PARKING
Good Zoo
(81 Miles)
County Wheeling
Visitors of all ages will find something pleasing at our zoo which is dedicated to the memory of a seven-year-old boy named Philip Mayer Good, who loved nature. Come visit our new Outback Exhibit, featuring kangaroos and wallabies.
Sauder Village
(82 Miles)
Archbold
Experience how families lived over 100 years ago! Visit with costumed interpreters, watch working craftsmen, and try various hands-on activities. Lots of special events too like Quilt Show, Dairy Days, Apple Butter Making, Doll Show and more! Inn, Ca...
Fremont
We are electric slot car racing. We are great family fun and entertainment. It is a great hobby, It dates back to the 1960's.
Wheeling
Come and relive your childhood with the kids, rediscover vintage entertainments and classic home railway equipment.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Akron with kids

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Bay Lanes

(35 Miles) Kids Fun in Bay Village

2

Kidsplay Indoor Fun

(38 Miles) Indoor Play in Avon Lake

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The Fast Lane Bowling and Party Center

(6 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Barberton

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Chuck E Cheese's

(5 Miles) Indoor Play in Akron

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Noahs Lost Ark

(28 Miles) Zoos in Berlin Center

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Peninsula Art Academy

(11 Miles) Museums in Peninsula

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The Jump Yard

(20 Miles) Kids Fun in North Royalton

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Wildwater Kingdom

(20 Miles) Waterparks in Aurora

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Tuscora Park

(40 Miles) Theme Parks in New Philadelphia

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Pioneer Waterland and Dry Fun Park

(41 Miles) Waterparks in Chardon

Fun places to visit in Akron with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Ohio - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in OH