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Buckhannon
Skateland in Buckhannon, WV has been entertaining skaters of all ages since 1950. A family owned and operated business, Skateland has catered to families, church organizations, schools, and various other groups throughout the years.
Buckhannon
Before the turn of the century, West Virginians were drawn to the natural beauty of the Middle Fork River and its surroundings. This area is now Audra State Park, a heavily wooded riverside campground that continues to awe visitors.
Splash Zone
(21 Miles)
Clarksburg
Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.
Hacker Valley
The dense forests of Holly River State Park provide guests with a natural feeling of peaceful solitude. Located near the center of the state in Webster County, it is far from the hustle and bustle of city life making it a perfect vacation getaway.
Grafton
Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake.
Fairmont
Perched on a small rise overlooking the confluence of Prickett's Creek and the Monongahela River, this rustic log fort is a re-creation of the original Prickett's Fort of 1774, which served as a refuge from Native American war parties on the western ...
Valley Worlds Of Fun
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(31 Miles)
Fairmont
We are a family entertainment center dedicated to wholesome fun for kids of all ages. Furthermore, we are a tobacco and alcohol free facility. Seven acres of fun including 24 Bowling Lanes, Lasertag, Arcade, Himalayan, Tea Cups, Bumper Cars, Twister,...
Davis
Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge.
Cass
Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life.
Dunmore
Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County.
Kingwood
Home to over 30 different species of native and exotic animals from all over the world, and even better you can feed over half the animals in the zoo!
Seneca Rocks
Yokum's Vacationland has a wide array of accommodation venues from tent camping to motel rooms and luxurious log cabins. The motel and restaurant complex features a heated indoor swimming pool, reasonably priced motel rooms, rustic cabins, and rivers...
Rock Cave
The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a modern zoological facility displaying native and introduced state wildlife. The Wildlife Center is dedicated to presenting visitors a realistic and factual understanding of our state's wildlife. Woodland w...
Marlinton
Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including hiking, swimming, fishing and boating. ...
Marlinton
The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile long rail trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Trail uses include bicycling, backpacking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding.
N Putney
Harlan County Campground & Cabin Rentals is family owned and operated by the Foster family. We're conveniently located ten minutes from either Harlan or Cumberland and we are the Putney Trailhead for the Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area.
Bruceton Mills
Coopers Rock State Forest is 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Its 12,713 acres are bisected by Interstate 68. Although the forest serves as a recreation and preservation area, it has a wider range of uses. West Virginia...
Summersville
Can you imagine yourself relaxing on the banks of beautiful Summersville Lake while your kids are playing making new friends? Then we invite you to choose from one of our lakefront campsites or one of our lakefront cabins which is the only lakefront ...
Greensboro
A family friendly park with a 200,000-gallon pool, diving board and diving pool, as well as sports courts and a roller rink.
Hillsboro
Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. Development of the park has been minimal in order to preserve the natural attractions of the area
Hillsboro
- located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Carmichaels
Pool and park fun with a 300,000-gallon pool, a diving board and diving pool, slides, ball fields and play areas.
Alpha Aquatics
(63 Miles)
Waynesburg
Summer family fun with a competition size pool, kiddie leisure pool and fun water activities such as slides and a lazy river.
Fort Necessity
(67 Miles)
Wharton
Talks, tours, and historic weapons demonstrations can be found around the visitor centre, plus outdoor exhibits around historically significant areas. An informative and interesting visit.
Moundsville
Unlike most of the people who've previously walked through the gates of the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, you can be fairly certain you'll be walking out again a few hours later.
Parkersburg
We offer the cheapest, cleanest inflatables for all of your event needs! We do all day rentals, and this includes setup and delivery.
Parkersburg
Both oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas spring. This exciting history is portrayed at ...
Parkersburg
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and the Friends of Blennerhassett, its volunteer group, are pleased that you will visit our park. The Island is open May 1 through October of each year. While visiting our park you should allow at least thr...
Benwood
Castle Halloween Museum— where it is Halloween every day of the year! Halloween eye candy and social history for the entire family. Tour 250 years of Halloween memorabilia— costumes, fortune telling, folk art, candy containers, toys, Salem witch...
Mystery Hole
(76 Miles)
Ansted
This believe-it-or-not astounding experience has intrigued many people both young and old over the years. Many come time and time again just curious to know if they really did see what they thought they'd seen; or if their eyes were playing tricks on...
Wheeling
Come and relive your childhood with the kids, rediscover vintage entertainments and classic home railway equipment.
Mill Run
A fun packed high end campsite where you can enjoy the rides, go swimming, or even hang out with Yogi and his friends!
Lansing
A place for your family vacation in West Virginia. Rafting for kids as young as 6, rock climbing, horseback riding and fishing for children as young as 8, and biking for those 10 and up. You and your family have the optimal range of choice about what...
Clifftop
Offers 4,127 acres of serene, yet rugged beauty, a fast flowing trout stream in a boulder-strewn canyon and mountainous vistas to be viewed from several scenic overlooks.
Ripley
Starlight Family Fun Center is an indoor rink and open year round. Open for skating sessions and available for birthday parties.
Good Zoo
(80 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.
Lewisburg
Descend 120 feet below the Earth's surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, is a truly magical place for both young and old. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Vi...
Harrisonburg
A hands-on, interactive museum where children (ages 2-12) and their families can explore and learn together. The museum offers a wide range of activities including culture, science and technology. All activities and exhibits are designed so young min...
Plateau
When you come to ACE, you don't have to choose because they have it all: West Virginia white water rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, ATV tours, paintball, mud obstacle course, canopy tours, horseback trips, fishing, kayaking, private lake, and...
Charleston
ExploreWV GeoChallenge is a new group for geocache enthusiasts in West Virginia and surrounding areas. Through ExploreWV, various geocaching trails and challenges will be organized, providing an excellent and adventurous way to see the beautiful Moun...
Triple B Farms
(87 Miles)
Monongahela
Enjoy a farm themed adventure playground with slides, rope maze, and farm animals to feed, plus playhouse, climbing tractor and bouncy animals in the play barn.
Quicksburg
See beautiful underground formations like the famous Breakfast Bacon once featured in National Geographic all in the only Virginia caverns with elevator service! Bonus attraction Main Street of Yesteryear features antique animated holiday window dis...
Staunton
To tell the story of these early immigrants and their American descendents, the Museum has moved or reproduced examples of traditional rural buildings from England, Germany, Ireland, West Africa, and America. The Museum engages the public at these ex...
Charleston
An interactive world of music, theater, art and science for the whole family to enjoy!
Glen Jean
Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in Southern West Virgi...
Glen Jean
The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features.
Donegal
Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family experience! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike.
Hidden Valley
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 9 green runs and 14 blue, plus lift serviced tubing hill and three terrain training parks for varying abilities.
South Charleston
The South Charleston Museum strives to create a casual learning experience that will appeal to all ages and interests. The purpose of this community museum is to promote the social, educational, and cultural history of South Charleston
Massanutten
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark is open year-round for family fun, group and birthday party entertainment while the Outdoor WaterPark is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Hours do vary seasonally, but they are always available

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Valley Worlds Of Fun

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Hovatters Wildlife Zoo

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West Virginia State Wildlife Center

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Splash Zone

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Yokums Vacationland

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Blackwater Falls State Park

(41 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Davis

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Tygart Lake State Park

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Audra State Park

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Skateland Buckhannon

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Fun places to visit in Buckhannon with kids

West Virginia 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 West Virginia'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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia - 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 above, lots of the best things to do with children in WV