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Chanute
Offering a theatre, displays, exhibitions and artefacts detailing the thrilling and adventurous lives and achievements of a couple of honest to goodness Explorers.
Cosmic Castle
(20 Miles)
Parsons
Located in the heart of downtown Parsons Kansas Cosmic Castle is an experience you won't soon forget. Bring the whole family for a day of fun and treats.
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...
Welch
Annabelle's Fun Farm is a Family friendly place you can enjoy a day at the farm. We are open for spring Easter events, Fall pumpkin patch and birthday parties throughout the year. We have train rides, petting zoo, mazes, play barn, pony hops and much...
Carousel Park
(59 Miles)
Joplin
Carousel Park is Joplin, Premier Family Fun Park! We offer something for every thrill seeker from young to old. Our park features dozens of Amusement rides, two 18-hole miniature golf courses, multi-speed batting cages, the fastest go karts in the ar...
Joplin
6000 Sq Ft 2 story lazer tag arena with full arcade, private party rooms, and concessions.
Powers Museum
(67 Miles)
Carthage
Since 1988, the Powers Museum has focused on Carthage's history with changing annual exhibits on selected themes. Gift shop, tourist info, and reference library on site. Hands-on activities, geocache, and videos. See website for programs and seasonal...
Bartlesville
Smaller guests will enjoy the ferris wheel, train, turtle ride and carousel, with the next age group up also able to take on the bumper cars, planes, swings and more. Thriller options include the rollercoaster, sky rockets and pirate ship.
Emporia Zoo
(68 Miles)
Emporia
Naturalized exhibits with a blend of native and exotic birds and animals presented in an area noted for extensive landscaping and horticultural features. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kansas
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...
Afton
Welcome to the National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum, the only institution in the world dedicated to the preservation and display of classic Hot Rods and Custom Cars while honoring the vision, craftsmanship and tenacity of the men who built t...
Strong City
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve was honored with being selected as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius announced the results on January 29, 2008, Kansas Day, at the State Capitol.
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...
Grove
Offers an authentic pioneer village experience including some new hands on exhibits to keep kids interested plus the Ecology Center and scenic Nature Trail.
Augusta
Family friendly Ranch and Petting Zoo We are a mobile and on-site operation. We offer Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Hay rack rides, Inflatables, Face Painting, Clown, Balloon Twisting, Concessions, Picnic & Fire Pit area's, Children's Play Areas, Cover...
Claremore
The 40,000 sq. ft. J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum on Historic U.S. Route 66 Highway houses a collection of items as diverse as the people and the culture it represents. The museum is operated by the State of Oklahoma and admission is free.
Overland Park
The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens was founded to keep the city at the forefront of environmental and ecological issues. A leader of environmentally sound community development, the Arboretum is an educational, recreational and cultura...
Olathe
Thrilling indoor theme park with a diverse mix of arcade games and amusement rides built to scale for indoor use.
Olathe
Enormous video and redemption game arcade, complete with the latest in dance machines and alley bowlers. Also on site a family specialised skating facility for young kids with a soft floor and wheeled walkers for learners.
Owasso
Huge play area with diggers, giant slides, spring riders, swings and activity boards, all linked by ramps so all ages and mobility levels can access everything.
Olathe
TimberRidge offers other outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, archery, canoes, and paddleboats.Site is not open to visitors without a reservation or preregistration in a program being offered. The climbing tower is only available from 9a-...
Topeka
The combat Air Museum is an incredible collection of aircraft which also houses a wide variety of military artifacts from the First World War to the present day. Many aircraft engines are also on exhibit.
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...
Olathe
The Ultimate Go Kart Racing Experience. Inspired by European indoor go-kart tracks, Sadlers Indoor Racing offers a little piece of Europe in Kansas City. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kansas
Incredibowl
(95 Miles)
Stanley
INCRED-A-BOWL is a one-of-a-kind, 65,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art entertainment center. Its definitely not your typical bowling alley. Above all, it is truly a family fun center, just the way former Royals pitcher Danny Jackson and his wife and ...
Overland Park
At the Activity Center families can swim, play, dance, get fit, do gymnastics, make crafts, and enjoy performing arts.
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.
Space Bound
(96 Miles)
Belton
Outer Space themed indoor playground with fantastic bounce houses, inflatable slides and assault course ranged for all ages and to challenge all abilities. Entertaining and exhausting!
Belton
We are a space themed indoor inflatable playground with bounce houses, inflatable slides and inflatable obstacle courses. We also have a toddler area.
Cosmic Jump
(96 Miles)
Olathe
Vast trampoline park with sports features offering small kids' sessions, open bounce and nightclub style sessions with glow effects.
Catoosa
The Society, established in 1981, seeks to preserve the history and increase public awareness of the Arkansas River and the development of its basin. Through the acquisition, research, interpretation and display or artifacts, and the development of e...
Belton
Aaron's Family Fun Center is a great place for the whole family.
Belton
Bowling, arcade, outdoor go karting, volleyball and mini golf.
Wichita
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling plus indoor electric go karting on a 16,000 square foot track full of straight-aways and tight turns!
Overland Park
The city's largest overall pool facility. Visitors can enjoy a long slide, small water slides, zero depth, fountains and shade structures.
Jumping Jax
(99 Miles)
Overland Park
Jumping Jax is an indoor inflatable play facility and birthday party venue. Children can play during open play times, you can also schedule a private birthday party, group get-together or team event! Parents are invited to relax in the parent lounge
Wichita
Offers a terrific range of family size rides, games and entertainments from the selection of go karts and themed structure mini golf to the rollercoasters, turbo slide and bowlingo!
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...
Going Bonkers
(100 Miles)
Topeka
Whether you’re 2 or 102 you can climb, jump, bounce, slide, and weave your way through an amazing five levels of fun exercise and play. There’s a separate toddler area for the little ones and more than 50 arcade games.
Derby
Rock River Rapids waterpark has something for everyone! From a lazy river ride to plunge slides, any level of adventure is welcome at RRR.
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 ...
Emerald City
(101 Miles)
Overland park
Gymnastics, Open Play, Indoor Rock Climbing, Birthday Parties, Private Events, and more!
Topeka
The Kansas Children's Discovery Center is a place of discovery and exploration. Children learn best by "doing" in a hands-on environment. The primary focus of the Discovery Center's colorful exhibit areas is EDUCATION.
Laser Quest
(101 Miles)
Wichita
Combining the classic games of hide-and-seek and tag with a high tech twist on this multi-level arena with specialty lighting, swirling fog and energetic music.
Topeka Zoo
(101 Miles)
Topeka
Start your adventure in our wonderful Zoo and enjoy the best family place in Topeka. As you enter the zoo your passport to adventure will take you on a journey to innovate animal exhibits such as Discovering Apes, the Tropical Rain Forest, Lion's ...
Wichita
Our Goals 1. Provide opportunities to the public to learn about natural resources, especially the wildlife and plant species, of the Great Plains Region. 2. Provide visitors with enjoyable educational experiences that impart the importance of w...
Sk8away
(101 Miles)
Topeka
Roller Skating... It's Fun you can Feel! ALL NIGHT SK8!
Shawnee
Indoor bowling center and funzone.
Tulsa
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium where the past and future meet to inspire today's visitors. Experience Tulsa's rich history in the aerospace industry by exploring 19,000 square feet of exhibit space and educational displays in the museu...
Wichita
The importance of the Kansas Aviation Museum building to the glory days of Kansas aviation cannot be overstated. Its grand art-deco style appeals both to the aviation community and to anyone interested in historical preservation.

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Fun places to visit in Chanute with kids

Kansas 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 Kansas'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 Kansas 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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