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Phoenix
The Valley's best places to take the family is conveniently located just west of 7th Avenue on Encanto Blvd, right in the heart of Phoenix's picturesque Encanto Park. Enchanted Island is filled with charm and magic, offering nine fanciful rides an...
Tucson
Slap on Your Spurs for a Day of Wild West Fun. From daring cowboy gunfights and stunts to rip-roarin musical revues and comedies, Old Tucson offers exciting Old West entertainment. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for thin...
Mesa
As America's original water park featuring body slides, tube slides, speed slides, water basketball and volleyball, a wave pool and children's play area. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Mesa for kids.
Marana
Breakers Bay is Arizonas Largest Wave Pool.1.3 Million Gallons of wave pool excitement. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Arizona
Mesa
Thrill slides, family slides and gentler options, interactive play pools and kiddie slides plus mini golf, lazer tag, indoor play, raceway and dry rides.
Buckeye
The aquatic center features a twisty slide, 2 fountain play areas, a zero-depth pool and diving board.
Glendale
Wet n' Wild Phoenix has state of the art water rides for the whole family.
Surprise
Fabulous water park with both flume and tunnel slides, vortex whirlpool, diving well and boards, and a zero depth water play area for the little ones!
Chandler
Features include 2 Water Slides, Lazy River flotation ride, Water Vortex, Interactive Play Pool with Beach Entry, Toddler Slides and a simply enormous dumping bucket!
Phoenix
1,200 animals on exhibit at our Zoo, including mammals, fish, invertebrates, birds, and reptiles. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Phoenix for kids
Phoenix
Over 16 water rides and cool attractions, it's adventure, relaxation, and fun for everyone in the family. Congo River Rapids is mini water world for mini water sliders. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Camp Verde
Experience Out Of Africa Wildlife Park Arizona's Best Wildlife Theme Park.See hundreds of animals from all over the world! Lions, Tigers, Giraffe, Rhinoceros, Black Bear, Camel, Ostrich, Cobras, Zebra, Exotic Birds, Tortoise, Wildebeest, Jaguar, Leop...
Tucson
Come visit the Tucson zoo, and have a wild time. Meet the more than 400 animalsrhinos, elephants, anteaters, polar bears, lions, and many more! Adventure in our African, Asian, and South American regions. Explore the Flight Connection, our full-fl...
Litchfield Park
Wildlife World Zoo has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals with over 2400 individual animals representing more than 400 exotic and endangered species. For nearly a quarter of a century, Wildlife World Zoo has endeavored to set the highe...
Valentine
With educational and research facilities that span all ages; and diverse programs that offer visitors artistic and cultural experiences indicative of the countries that the animals come from.
Picacho
Stop in and feed the critters for an unforgettable experience. Something for everyone - ostrich, deer, miniature Sicilian donkeys, Boer goats, and rainbow lorikeets to feed plus the Monster Truck Tours!
Williams
A North American wildlife park that allows visitors to drive into the wilderness and witness herd and pack life from the safety and comfort of a private vehicle plus walk through sections. Bearizona is an adventure!
Scottsdale
Rescues, rehabilitates, and releases injured, displaced, and orphaned wildlife such as black bears, mountain lions, and Mexican gray wolves. Tours must be pre booked.
Williams
At the Deer Farm you don't just look at the deer, you walk among them, you touch them, you let them eat right from your hand! They also have Reindeer, Axis Deer, Talking Birds, Wallabies, Coatimundi and Marmosets.
Tempe
A quiz trail guides you through a huge assortment of aquatic life, including the 360 degree ocean tunnel, and 5,000 creatures spread over 30 displays including touch tanks.
Tortilla Flat
Nestled in the heart of the Superstition Mountains lies spectacular Canyon Lake, home of the Dolly Steamboat.
Tempe
Professionally Guided Tours of the Southwest and so much more...As the leader in professionally guided tours of the Southwest, Detours offers the most comfortable and memorable tours since 2001.
Sedona
If you’re looking to see Sedona like never before, let us guide you to new heights and widen your perspective to the most beautiful views in the southwest.
Sedona
Red Rock Helicopter Tours is the most-trusted and well known helicopter tour company in Sedona. We take you in a jet-powered helicopter soaring eye level with the fantastic formations of the red rocks of Sedona.
Sedona
From MILD to WILD! Sedona Off Road Adventures offers scenic tours, magnificent sunset tours and the exclusive world-renowned Jeep Eater and Cliff Hanger tours.
Sedona
Daily Scheduled Tours to All of the Best Places in Sedona!
Sedona
At A Day in the West we offer a wide variety of tours, including: Jeep Tours, Horseback Rides, Jeep / Helicopter Combination, Jeep / Spa Combination, and Jeep / Winery Combination Tours.
Sedona
Sedona's premiere helicopter tour company. Established in 1985 AHA is the oldest, most experienced tour operator in Sedona. Quality and customer service is our specialty!
Phoenix
hether you're young or old, big or small, you'll find lots of fun, food and excitement at Arizona's Finest Family Fun and Thrill Park. From the thrilling sky high roller coasters and exciting water rides, to the exotic countries of the world class...
Chandler
Makutus (Ma-coo-twos) Island, one of Arizonas largest indoor play places, is a trip into fantasy and adventure for children of all ages and a perfect way to beat the Arizona heat. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for thing...
Scottsdale
Come out and play! This 20-acre complex for family recreation includes Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Driving Range and a Video Arcade! Rookie Go-Karts, Dragon Kiddie Ride and Miner Mike Roller Coaster are designed especial...
Phoenix
3,500 square feet of air conditioned, indoor, parent supervised play and party space. We thoroughly clean and sanitize daily. Child size town complete with 9 play houses including, a house, school, market, hospital, home depot, fire station, ja...
Chandler
We are all about kids having fun, jumping, sliding and playing in the best indoor playground you have ever seen.
Phoenix
Our current Indoor Miniature Golf facility has many fun & challenging obstacles, including many jungle animals like elephant, zebra, tiger, lion, gorilla, hippo, rhino, etc. Play minigolf year-round, even when it's 120 degrees outside (priceless) or ...
Mesa
Amusement park? Indoor? No way! Yes way! Imagine a 28,000 square feet climate controlled indoor amusement park with your child's favorite rides
Yuma
Colourful and super fun indoor bounce house with separate facilities for active jumpers, tots and crawlers so everyone is safe.
Yuma
Trampolining and tumbling for cardiovascular fitness and bouncing pleasure!
Glendale
3,500 square-foot imaginative soft play facility covered in colorful animal characters with family cafe. Suitable for under 9s with designated area for toddlers.
Little Rock
Role and imagination play in various well equipped environments, drama, scientific play, art and light physical play for under 8s, plus a dedicated toddler space with library and toys.
Avondale
Indoor playground for children 0-6 years old. A Place to be have fun in a climate controlled environment. We have ride on toys, slides and bouncers, active and imaginative play. Conveniently located in Avondale near Buckeye, Phoenix, Surprise, El Mi...
Tucson
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place!
Phoenix
The Hall of Flame Fire Museum and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, located in Phoenix, Arizona, has almost an acre of fire history exhibits, with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus on display, dating from 1725 to 1969. Most of t...
Tucson
Pima Air & Space Museum, where history takes flight, is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded aviation museum. You'll see more than 275 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most historic...
Phoenix
Explore an ancient 1,500 year-old Hohokam village ruin site in the heart of Phoenix. Along our trail the museum features a platform mound, ballcourt ruin, replicated houses, and native plants. Inside visit our hands on children’s gallery Dig IT!: ...
Flagstaff
Visitors to MNA can view exhibits relating to the Museum's four main disciplines: anthropology, biology, geology, and fine art. The Museum has permanent exhibitsin five galleries and changing exhibits in three additional galleries.
Phoenix
Today, the Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art is a must-see Arizona landmark -- a place of learning, discovery and an opportunity to share Native traditions that will touch your heart. With exhibitions of cultural objects and fine art to jewe...
Prescott
George Phippen, first President of the Cowboy Artists of America, died in 1966, leaving behind a group of artists interested in creating a facility that specifically represented artists in the American West. In 1974, the George Phippen Memorial Found...
Prescott
The Sharlot Hall Museum is the largest museum in the central territory of Arizona. On June 11, 1928, Sharlot Mabridth Hall began a small museum in the Governor's Mansion and eighty years later her legacy exceeds four acres in downtown Prescott, Arizo...
Greer
The storied past of a famous Western writer and his artist son springs to life at Butterfly Lodge Museum. Nestled on a knoll among towering pines near a spring that trickles to the Little Colorado River we're a destination not to be overlooked! Liste...
Prescott
The Smoki Museum was built in 1935 of native stone and wood. It was constructed with labor provided by the Civilian Works Administration and the Smoki People.The Smoki Museum as it appeared in the 1930's. The Smoki People were a group of Prescott cit...

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

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Enchanted Island

Theme Parks in Phoenix

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Indoor Play in Chandler

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Fiddlesticks

Indoor Play in Scottsdale

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Imagination Avenue

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Waterworld Safari

Zoos in Phoenix

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Sea Life Arizona

Zoos in Tempe

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Jambo Indoor Fun

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Playgrounds Fun Zone

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Jubeelieve Indoor Playland

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Fun places to visit in Arizona with kids

Arizona is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Arizona's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Arizona with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

Arizona

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