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Pea Ridge
(41 Miles)
Garfield
Pea Ridge is the site of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Not only does it offer an outstanding 28 minute film about the battle but Pea Ridge is one of the most intact Civil War battlefields in existence. Inside the Vi...
Bull Shoals
Mountain Village 1890, an historic re-creation of an Ozark settlement, is a living tribute to the pioneers who first settled this remote part of the country. These were hardy men and women who followed the trails into our mountains from the Carolinas...
Diamond
A park dedicated to Carver's life, work and interests, made accessible to children hands-on programs to help us to imagine young George's life on the Carver Farm. Many activities here are from the everyday life of the 19th century, like dyeing, washi...
Mountain View
Our past is our present to you. Come and join us as we make crafts and music from the time between the Civil War and WWI. Learn crafts and music from people who spend their lives preserving and performing these works. Come play with us!
Little Rock
Since opening in June of 1995, The Aerospace Education Center has been dedicated to becoming an invaluable resource for Arkansas'teachers and students. Through Its changing exhibits, educational workshops and summer programs, it has continued to expo...
Scott
The Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park helps you and your family make memories that are lifelong possessions. Family programs include: spring & summer day camps, gardening workshops, candle making, Dutch oven demos, crafts, Fall Harvest Home F...
Scott
Arkansas's tallest remaining, prehistoric American Indian mounds are preserved at this National Historic Landmark site near Little Rock. The mounds and an earthen embankment are the remains of a large ceremonial and governmental complex that was inha...
Fulton
Provides a chronicle of the life and times of one of the world's most memorable political leaders in an accessible way for kids though it's still heavily educational, including a light and sound show and spy game.
Overland Park
Almost 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more.
Fort Osage
(183 Miles)
Sibley
Step through the gate at Fort Osage and begin your walk through history. This reconstructed historic Fort, overlooking the Missouri River is portrayed as it was in 1812. Located the farthest west of the twenty-eight factories in the United States' ...
Science City
(184 Miles)
Kansas City
Welcome to Science City, where play and education go hand-in-hand. Let curiosity be your guide through more than 50 interactive areas, providing some real hands-on fun. Science City is located in Kansas City\'s Union Station.
Bonner Springs
The 164 acre museum complex and park-like grounds features The Agricultural Hall of Fame, National Farmers' Memorial, National Poultry Museum, Educational Garden, and Farmtown USA; a recreated 1900s community which includes a farmstead, one room scho...
Lawrence
The Douglas County Historical Society is responsible for the operation, preservation and development of collections in the Watkins Community Museum of History. The Douglas County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with a missio...
Broken Bow
Visitors to the Center's museum will find historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to forestry. The Center is also home to ...
Branson
One of the most popular vacation destinations in the country. Travel back in time to the simplicity of 1880s America, and enjoy the best in Branson entertainment. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Tipton
More than 30 rides, an extensive water park, go-karts, a beautiful miniature golf course and America's Best Amusement Park Food
Hot Springs
Magic Springs offers the greatest entertainment package in the state of Arkansas, with dozens of exciting rides and attractions designed to appeal to every member of the family Thrill with the NEW X-Coaster and The Gauntlet, enjoy the classic Arkans...
Worlds Of Fun
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(187 Miles)
Kansas City
Oceans of Fun!From the six world-class coasters to one of the largest collections of water attractions in the country. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Kansas City for kids
White Water
(2 Miles)
Branson
White Water, Branson's only outdoor water park, features the largest selection of water rides & attractions in the Ozarks!
Siloam Springs
Enjoy a safe and enjoyable aquatic recreation experience. Swimming lessons, different course levels for Juniors. All staff, equipment, programs and services will reflect professionalism and the highest standards associated with the Siloam Springs Par...
Linn Creek
The biggest, fastest, funnest, safest, cleanest, number one-en-est family fun at the Lake of the Ozarks! For any age, for anybody, Big Surf Waterpark has a variety of rides and attractions! The only thing missing is you!
North Little Rock
Attractions include Cyclone,Vertigo, Pipeline,Sidewinder,AcceleratorVortex,Black Lightning & White Lightning,Lazy River,River Rapids,Wave Pool, Tad Pool and Toddler play area. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Hot Springs
With attractions like the world-class Crystal Cove wave pool, High Sierra Slide Tower, and Kodiak Canyon Adventure River, Crystal Falls Water Park is a cool and refreshing oasis for summertime fun. Come play with your family in the activity pools, ri...
Willow Springs
(149 Miles)
Little Rock
Come and enjoy a fun day in the sun. Willow Springs is a sandy bottom spring and well fed lake.
Tulsa
Big Splash has thrills from the thrills of the Silver Bullet to relaxing in the Lazy River. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Poplar Bluff
Family water park and fun centre with lots of different fun slides for the whole family.
Paragould
offers an outdoor summer water park with several slides and leisure pool with interactive features, plus further swimming and sporting opportunities in the centre itself.
Overland Park
The city's largest overall pool facility. Visitors can enjoy a long slide, small water slides, zero depth, fountains and shade structures.
Oceans of Fun
(187 Miles)
Kansas City
With over 60-acres of drenching slides and water attractions - from 18 water slides to water attractions just for kids, there is a way for everyone to cool off! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in M...
Kansas City
Astounding water park with vast range of epic level fun from thrill rides and to kiddie zones, plus the tallest water slide in the world open here soon!
Branson
Branson's Newest and Wildest Animal Adventure is opening this Spring! We will be featuring many fun and exciting exhibits unlike anywhere else! Get up close and personal with your favorite animals from around the world!
Eagle Rock
Home to hundreds of rare and endangered animals from around the world! Over 500 animals and 58+ species ranging from monkeys to kangaroos, large retptiles to cats in our drive thru and petting zoo/walk thru too! Open Everyday. Check for Bottle Feed...
Eureka Springs
is a licensed safe haven mainly for big cats, with up close habitat viewing points, Education Station, and the exciting feeding time in the evening, which you may come back for free of charge.
Springfield
Take a walk on the wild side at Dickerson Park Zoo. The zoo, located in Springfield, Missouri, is home to more than 500 animals representing 170 species. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Missouri
Strafford
You can drive your own vehicle (or take the complimentary bus tour- seasonal) thru our Drive-Thru safari and get to experience hand feeding the animals. On the safari the exotic animals will literally come up to your car and eat right out of the palm...
Gentry
Wild Wilderness is a family park/zoo located in Gentry, Arkansas. There are over 85 different species of exotic animals placed on a beautiful 180-acre natural landscape with a 19 acre lake and several large ponds.
Greenbrier
At Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, we are implementing a sensible and effective strategy for preserving and expanding the number of elephants throughout the world. We are caring for a group of genetically different elephants so that we can ...
Broken Arrow
We (animal lovers) are a species very distinct from all others.A species that is compelled to help all of Gods' creatures to survive and live a fulfilled joyous life. Safari's Sanctuary in Broken Arrow was founded in 1995 to do just that. We rescu...
Little Rock Zoo
(141 Miles)
Little Rock
The wildest classroom in town, and it's a fun place just to monkey around. e Rock with kids.
Hot Springs
Arkansas' largest fish and reptiles exhibit. Great for school and other groups. Open year-round. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Arkansas
Hot Springs
Pet a real alligator or visit our petting zoo with white tail deer and pygmy goats.Mini museum and many animals from around the world!
Caney
We believe that animals belong in their natural habitats. Unfortunately, their natural habitats are quickly being destroyed and many animals are losing the opportunity to have full and happy lives. We think that much of this void can be filled with...
Tulsa
The Nature Center is a wonderful place to encounter the wildlife of the Tulsa area. Oxley Nature Center's 804 acres support a diversity of habitats along the south bank of Bird Creek. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for t...
Tulsa
1500 animals representing 436 species on 78 acres.The Tulsa Zoo offers a variety of weekly scheduled activities, ranging from live animal presentations, to train rides! Click the link below to view our activiites calendar and join us for live animal ...
Jenks
More than 200 exhibits are housed in the Oklahoma Aquarium, featuring thousands of salt and fresh water species and also mammals. In addition to the animals, the Aquarium is also home to the Great Hall, available for after-hours events, the Karl and ...
Bartlesville
Hidden away in the rugged Osage Hills of Northeastern Oklahoma, Woolaroc was established in 1925 as the ranch retreat of oilman Frank Phillips. The ranch is a 3,700 acre wildlife preserve, home to many species of native and exotic wildlife, such as b...
Kansas City Zoo
(178 Miles)
Kansas City
Kansas City Zoo - Looking for wild family fun? See our tigers roar, cheetahs run, and polar bears flip. Each day is a new adventure. Marvel at more than 1,000 exotic animals featured in indoor and outdoor exhibits.
Branson
Experience Branson sightseeing fun from a duck\\\'s eye view on Branson\\\'s only duck tour. Travel on land and water in one amazing vehicle. Now Ride The Ducks has 2 fun-filled Branson Adventures. Our Classic Table Rock Lake Sightseeing Advent...
Saddlebrooke
Nestled near Branson, Missouri in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, the National Tiger Sanctuary is able to educate all ages about the environment, the ecosystems, and even how to tell the difference between individual tigers just by observing their man...
Eureka Springs
It's fun. It's exciting. It's educational, too! Step back in time to an earlier age of locomotive transportation and enjoy the Excursion Train or the Dining Car.See our 1940-era diesel locomotive in operation or view our stationary steam locomotive ...

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