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Boise
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center provides a look into the heritage of the Basque communities of Idaho and surrounding areas. Boise, Idaho has long been a central location where Basque immigrants first congregated after coming to the United Stat...
Boise
The Idaho State Historical Museum, founded in 1907, is Idaho's largest and most visited museum. It has evolved from a simple collection of curios and relics sitting on shelves to the first museum in Idaho to be accredited by the American Association ...
Boise
Boise's oldest visual arts organisation features many exhibitions reflecting a variety of artists, media and styles. The ARTexperience Gallery is full of hands-on activities geared specifically toward children under 12.
Boise
Scenic train ride along the Payette River, with regular special events and offers involving costumed characters and themed entertainments.
Zoo Boise
(1 Miles)
Boise
Zoo Boise`s main customers are children. Zoo Boise`s reputation is a fun, family-oriented place to bring children. The main demographic of the zoo`s customers is young families with small children under the age of ten. A secondary demographic is gran...
Boise
Provides experiences and educational opportunities that inspire lifelong learning and interest in science, math and technology through interactive multi media exhibits.
Boise
Our half-day tours are especially designed for mature citizens, families, social and work groups, and special occasions. Our day starts by meeting at a pre-arranged location about 10 miles west of downtown Boise, Idaho at 8:45 AM. We then board a...
Boise
For those creative kids, there are hundreds of pieces of pottery waiting for them to spend the day painting and learning art techniques.
Boise
Visit the Idaho Botanical Garden to experience nature as you stroll through the many gardens, listen to bird song, and feel the natural calmness and serenity of this outdoor living museum.The Garden is a living museum, dedicated to the advancement an...
Boise
Idaho Territory was less than ten years old when the territorial prison was built east of Boise in 1870. The penitentiary grew from a single cellhouse into a complex of several distinctive buildings surrounded by a high sandstone wall. Convicts quarr...
Idaho Aquarium
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(3 Miles)
Boise
Have family friendly fun touching and feeding sharks, rays, tropical fish and puffins in their indoor 10,000 square foot aquarium! They also have fun hands on activities with kids, birthday parties, sleepovers and aquarium tours!
Boise
Open since 1974 Pojos has been providing fun for the whole family. With a 22,000 square foot play center this is fun for all of the family. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Idaho
Boise
You can see it in their eyes the first time they run into your arms after class. The new found look of glorious, sparkling confidence. Confidence that will build a foundation to succeed in whatever they may try today, and for the rest of their lives....
Boise city
Planet Kid is Idaho's Largest Indoor Soft Playground. There is so much to explore in all of the tubes, tunnels and ball pits. It’s a never ending maze of rope swings, zip lines, slides, cargo nets and climbing webs
Boise
The complex attracts families from all over the valley.Find the Edwards Boise Stadium 21 & IMAX along with several restaurants such Chuck-A-Rama,Cracker Barrel and McGrath's Fish House.
Boise
The mountainous landscape developed through uplifting, faulting, and stream cutting. Most of the land lies within the Idaho Batholith, a large and highly erodable geologic formation.
Boise
Covering a broad spectrum of military history, via photos and artifacts, you will see Gowen Field as it was during World War II as well as Idahoans in the Philippine Insurrection through Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom. A number of smal...
Boise
Idaho's premier indoor family ice skating and entertainment center. We offer adult and youth hockey leagues, figure skating programs, lessons, and public skate sessions. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ...
Boise
Designed for all ages, our unique facility boasts innovative, interactive exhibits, multimedia shows, original artwork and a wide variety of resident birds of prey. The Center's dedicated volunteers and staff invite visitors to witness first hand the...
Jump Time
(8 Miles)
Meridian
Spacious facility full of bouncing, foam pits, sports and games, plus active play zone for under 7s with mini versions of the fun.
Meridian
Check out the fun at Roaring Springs. Lots of great water rides for the whole family at this huge water park. New for 2014 The Superloop Speed Slide!
Meridian
Wahooz Family Fun Zone & Pinz Bowling Center is the Treasure Valley's biggest and best place for family fun!
Jabbers
(15 Miles)
Canyon County
A place to play! 5,000 square feet designed to delight children and relax
 parents. Day Passes or Memberships available. Free WiFi.
Nampa
Go back in time to learn about the role American Veterans have played in our future.
Babby Farms
(28 Miles)
Caldwell
An amazing non-profit animal experience for children and adults with disabilities an opportunity to interact with beautiful animals. Open to the public to raise money for this cause.
Mountain Home
40 acres of beautiful scenery for you RV or camping family holiday. Furnished cabins also available at Fort Running Bear RV Park in stunning Idaho!
Ontario
For centuries, the Snake, the Malheur, the Owyhee and the Payette have supported life here, attracting people from all points of the compass. Four Rivers Cultural Center is named for these waterways. The rivers, in turn, represent the constant flow...
Hagerman
Naturally warm kiddie and main pools, plus diving boards, jacuzzis, and water slide.
Hagerman
Largest concentration of Hagerman Horse (Equus simplicidens) fossils in North America - 30 complete horse fossils and portions of 200 individual horses. Internationally significant Monument protects world's richest late Pliocene epoch (3 - 4 mya) fo...
McCall
Offers family adventures on the beautiful North Fork of the Payette River. Family canoeing, kayaking and stand up boards.
Ketchum
The Ketchum Sun Valley Historical Society was established in 1989 with the overlying goal of keeping the regional history alive for future generations. More specifically, the Society seeks to interpret and preserve the history and heritage of the reg...
Shoshone
Out in the blasted, treeless region that brought you Craters of the Moon National Monument lies Shoshone Ice Caves. Visitors are greeted by a looming dinosaur statue, ridden by a hairy caveman. A three-story high Native American, Chief Wasakie, watch...
Buhl
Visit a working lavender farm! Established in 1999 and located in the Magic Valley area of South central Idaho,Lavender we grow over 6,000 lavender plants in 15 different varieties. We promote and practice sustainable agriculture based on organic pra...
Canyon Pines RV
(107 Miles)
Pollock
Canyon Pines RV Park is located 9 miles south of Idaho's "Whitewater Capital". A family friendly RV park close to hiking trails, fishing, rivers and beautiful wildlife.
Twin Falls
Opened in November 1995, the Faulkner Planetarium is the largest planetarium theater in Idaho, and one of the best equipped in the northwestern U.S. The theater seats 144 under a 50' dome and features a Digistar II digital graphics projection system....
Hop 2 It
(116 Miles)
Twin Falls
7 inflatables for kids of all ages including maze, obstacle course, giant slides, classic bounce house and a jousting arena.
Twin Falls
he Sawtooth National Forest is a very special place here in the heart of Idaho. We hope you will take the time to learn about this "working/producing" National Forest. Managing and protecting your land is most challenging - not only because of the va...
Haines
OREGON'S ONLY HORSE-DRAWN ELK VIEWING TOURS Come within 10 feet of over 150 head of Rocky Mountain elk. Fully Narrated Tour.Group Tours by pre-arrangement.Gorgeous setting at the base of the Blue Mountains.
Joseph
With the opening of the gondola in 1970, Wallowa County added one of it's most popular attractions. The 3700' vertical foot ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard is a memorable experience. The exciting trip to the top of the mountain allows one to enjoy...
Canyon City
Explore the Pioneer era with life sized costumed mannequins, gold mining artifacts, Chineses artifacts, three large rock collections and much, much more.
North Fork
Wagonhammer RV Park and Campground is in the perfect spot on the Salmon Rivers edge to enjoy all of the Idaho outdoor adventures in the area - including all year round fishing!
Dog Bark Park
(168 Miles)
Cottonwood
Do you like big things? Do you like dogs? Then visit or stay overnight in Sweet Willy, the World's Biggest Beagle, and his sidekick puppy named Toby. There’s other giant art like a 12-ft tall blazing red fire hydrant, a super-sized coffeepot you ca...
City Of Rocks
(171 Miles)
Almo
This unique geologic area became a landmark in 1843 for California-bound emigrants. They left wagon ruts across the landscape and their signatures in axle grease on Register Rock, Camp Rock and many others. A few granite pinnacles and monoliths ar...
Kimberley
A visit to the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument is like taking a journey into ancient Oregon. Whether you tour the museum at Sheep Rock, hike a trail at the Painted Hills, or picnic at Clarno, Oregon's exciting past will be revealed.
Pendleton
The Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, the Arts Council of Pendleton, the Umatilla County Historical Society, and Tamastslikt Cultural Institute are partners in a Lewis & Clark project. This project will encompass youth from pre-school through hi...
Pendelton
Features gigantic water slides, over 200' of open and closed tubes, three pools, family picnic facilities with gas grills, children's water features and concessions. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids...
Elko
Welcome to our Family-Owned full service RV Park, Sports Bar & Grill. LOOK FOR OUR RED & WHITE SIGN! Our facility includes a Club Room for your Club needs, Elko visitor information including info on local Casinos, Cowboy Poetry, Fishing, Hunting, Hik...
Elko
Wild Horse State Recreation Area is located on the northeast shore of Wild Horse Reservoir. The 140 acre recreation area is an excellent focal point when visiting Wild Horse. Visitors to the area enjoy camping, picnicking, hunting, fishing and bo...
Lapwei
Since time immemorial, the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce have lived among the rivers, canyons and prairies of the inland northwest. Despite the cataclysmic change of the past two centuries, the Nez Perce are still here. Join us in exploring the parks thirty-...
Pocatello
A visit to the Fort Hall Replica is to enter the 19th Century world of explorers, trappers, fur traders, Native Americans, pioneers, Gold seekers, historic figures, and common folk; all of whom visited the place called Fort Hall on the banks of the S...

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

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Planet Kid Indoor Playground at Wings Center

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Boise city

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Jabbers

(15 Miles) Indoor Play in Canyon County

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Thunder Mountain Line

(1 Miles) Transport Attractions in Boise

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Jump Time

(8 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Meridian

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Idaho Aquarium

(3 Miles) Zoos in Boise

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The Little Gym

(3 Miles) Indoor Play in Boise

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Pojos Family Fun Center

(3 Miles) Indoor Play in Boise

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Ceramica Boise

(2 Miles) Arts and Crafts in Boise

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Wahooz Family Fun Zone

(9 Miles) Kids Fun in Meridian

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Babby Farms

(28 Miles) Zoos in Caldwell

Fun places to visit in Boise with kids

Idaho 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 Idaho'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 Idaho 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!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Idaho - 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 ID