Things to do in Chapel Hill with kids

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Chapel Hill
Morehead offers multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a variety of classes, lectures, camps, and other special events year-round. Explore this North Carolina treasure on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus!
Durham
The Craft Room provides a place for kids and parents of all ages to come and get creative by painting, and decorating a fun craft item provided by the Craft Room.
Durham
Creating hands-on rhythm events for fun, education and community building. Lots of drums and creative hand percussion, fun and instructional experience, which will aid participants in creating a healthier work group dynamic.
Durham
Minutes from Durham, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill the Eno River State Park offers secluded wilderness trails with the serenity of a clear river drifting and cascading over a rocky stream bed.
Durham
A world-class science center, interactive inside and out, you’ll find hundreds of state-of-the art, hands-on exhibits. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Durham for kids.
Apex
Imagine relaxing in a cove, listening to the sounds of water rippling. Then, you feel a firm tug on your fishing line. It's going to be a big one! Picture the surface of the lake glistening, water spraying your face, the boat motor ahead roaring.
Frankies of Raleigh
(1)
(15 Miles)
Raleigh
Frankies of Raleigh serves up Great Rides, Great Food and Great Times. Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Amusement Rides, Laser Tag, Batting Cages and an awesome Arcade are part of a mix of fun. All sized up for little kids, big kids and those ...
Raleigh
Tucked between the growing cities of Raleigh, Cary, Durham and the corporate world of Research Triangle Park is an oasis of tranquility, a peaceful haven William B. Umstead State Park.
Cary
A unique and inspirational business educating people of all ages on the creative reuse of discarded materials. Programmes, classes and events weekly throughout the year watching out for.
Raleigh
A beautiful farm that rescues horses and nurses them back to health, as well as offering kids and adults alike trail rides, pony rides, camping trips or riding lessons.
Cary
Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. Once children can perform basic ski...
Raleigh
Family owned and operated skating rink. Enjoy the best in-line/roller skating in the Raleigh/Cary area. Quality maple hardwood skate surface and the best sound and light show around. We play clean music from today’s top artists and great classic ...
Monkey Joes
(20 Miles)
Raleigh
Bring your kids to Monkey Joes fun-filled inflatable play center! Wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses will keep your kids active, happy, and healthy.
Wake Forest
Hours of relaxation await you at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Falls Lake is a great way to escape urban life.
Graham
A fun and interactive way for kids to exercise their curiosity and develop their incredible imaginations through exploration - and where kids and adults can create together.
Wake forest
A family farm hosting where Farmer Mary helps you meet, hold, feed animals including a llama, goats, sheep, emu, pony, bunnies, chickens, peacocks, ducks, geese and pigs. Hike the fully fenced 10 acres, roll down the hills in the big black tubes, hav...
Raleigh
Coconut Charlie's Bump N Bounce is Raleigh's newest indoor inflatables and more center.
Apex
Located on 33 acres, Crowder District Park offers visitors a variety of recreational and educational opportunities. Enjoy an afternoon walk or a picnic. Park amenities include playgrounds, picnic shelters, volleyball court, play field, an outdoor amp...
Raleigh
Raleigh Little Theatre is a community theater that produces 11 full productions annually and maintains a comprehensive youth and adult theater education programs.
Pullen Park
(24 Miles)
Raleigh
So much more than a park! There's an indoor swimming pool, boats, rides, playground...great for the active kids!
Raleigh
Historic Yates Mill County Park features the only remaining gristmill in Wake County. A day at the park offers visitors with a unique historical and environmental experience. The park includes nearly 600 acres of land, wetlands, several miles of hiki...
Temple
For animal loving kids, Touchstone Farm in New Hampshire makes a fun day out where they can spend time with horses, as well as other farm animals
Raleigh
Lots of hands-on exhibits, highlights include the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur; Willo, the only dinosaur discovered with a fossilized heart. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Raleigh f...
Marbles Kids Museum
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(25 Miles)
Raleigh
Marbles Kids Museum delivers purposeful play in a BIG way. Children imagine, discover and learn in dozens of interactive exhibits, daily educational programs, field trips, camps and classes, birthday parties, special events...and giant-screen IMAX mo...
Raleigh
Year-Round Ice Skating FUN!Raleigh IcePlex is North Carolinas ONLY Olympic Size Sheet of Ice. Cool ventures for kids: Hockey, Ice Skating, Dance, Arts and Crafts, Inside Gym Area, Game Area, Computers, Nintendo Wii, Board Games, Dress Up, Movies, Foo...
Raleigh
United Skates prides itself on operating a CLEAN, FUN, FRIENDLY & SAFE facility on a daily basis and provides first class family entertainment. Come be the first to experience it! United Skates will provide family friendly special events from toddler...
Raleigh
Featuring Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Batting Cages and Mega Arcade! With over 100 interactive arcade and ticket redemption games, you're sure to have a great time in our mega-arcade. You can drive, blast, and dance your way to a great time...
Raleigh
“KidZ in a Minute” is a drop-in child care center with the reliability you require for children ages 12 months-12 to come explore, discover, and play.
Burlington
A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked tours - from wolves, tigers and lions!
Raleigh
Jellybeans offers a great quality maple hardwood skate surface, snack bar, exciting video and redemption games, and a fun redemption center full of prizes and novelties. There is Fun for all!
The Factory
(30 Miles)
Wake Forest
A truly special and exciting place in North Carolina where all your sporting, shopping and entertainment needs are all in the one fun spot! There will always be something for the whole family making this a super fun day out!
Lillington
Spend some time at Raven Rock State Park and let nature refresh your spirit. feeling you are likely to experience at Raven Rock is one of renewal. Here, the forest reigns as each year the timeless cycle of growth further heals age-old wounds infli...
Youngsville
Hill Ridge Farms provide a stress free environment for their visitors, fun for all ages: Farm Animal Corral, Giant Slide, Hayrides, Train Rides, Huge Jumping Pillow, Playpark, and much more included! We offer the best birthday party venue in the area...
Go Play Outside Now
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(35 Miles)
Garner
Features a range of traditional play inspired activities including dry, water and snow slides; pedal cars for touring; laser tag; adventure jungle gym and more.
Cameron
A rescue zoo currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats. The Safari Ride element is a guided jaunt around the perimeter with plenty to see in the enclosures and some free roaming breeds as we...
Greensboro
A hands-on, interactive, and educational play place for children ages 0-10 years and their families. Visitors learn while they play, touch, explore and discover in a variety of "Our Town" exhibits. One of the many places to go if you're looking for t...
Greensboro
With over 36 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone from mild to wild, tots to seniors and wet to dry.
North Carolina Zoo
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(45 Miles)
Asheboro
Connect with wildlife from two different continents as you explore 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats. Walk from Africa
Safari Nation
(46 Miles)
Greensboro
offer a large range of inflatable entertainments from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone.
Greensboro
Combines an accredited science museum including Herpetarium; zoological park including petting zoo; 3D Omnisphere Theatre performances and an aquarium in development.
Bumper Jumpers
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(46 Miles)
Greensboro
A variety of inflatable entertainments such as slides, assault courses, imaginative bounce houses and inflatable playground equipment plus dedicated toddler area.
Greensboro
Two mini golf courses, two go karting tracks, bumper boats with water cannons, batting cages and arcade.
Archdale
During Maize Adventure kids ages 4 and up love to pan for gems at our Gem Dig, ride the cow trains, jump on our two giant jumping pillows, ride out tram rides, and hop on our rodeo horses and pick out a pumpkin. The corn maze is a great family activ...
Danville
Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. Friendly staff and volunteers stand ready to encourage you to explore your world.
High Point
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
High Point
We are a family oriented farm that offers friendly farm animals for petting, outdoor areas for picnics, birthday parties, reunions, etc. Umbrella covered tables, a play area for kids and a pond are just a few of our features.
High Point
Come and visit a real working butterfly farm!
Henderson
Set a course for Kerr Lake State Recreation Area to enjoy sailing, fishing, water skiing and camping. This 50,000 acre, man-made lake is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and landlubbers alike. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're ...
Danville
The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry artifacts in the world! - 117 Tanks & Artillery pieces + lots more
Southern Pines
The Sandhills region consists of nearly one million acres in south-central North Carolina. In the midst of this sandy terrain—famous for golf courses, peach orchards and horse farms is Weymouth Woods, an 898-acre natural preserve.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Chapel Hill with kids

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Coconut Charlies Bump N Bounce

(23 Miles) Indoor Play in Raleigh

2

Bumper Jumpers

(46 Miles) Indoor Play in Greensboro

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Safari Nation

(46 Miles) Indoor Play in Greensboro

4

Winterpast Farm

(22 Miles) Tours in Wake forest

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Adventure Landing

(27 Miles) Theme Parks in Raleigh

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Marbles Kids Museum

(25 Miles) Museums in Raleigh

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Aloha Safari Zoo

(41 Miles) Zoos in Cameron

8

Cary Creative Center

(18 Miles) Kids Fun in Cary

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The Factory

(30 Miles) Kids Fun in Wake Forest

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Monkey Joes

(20 Miles) Indoor Play in Raleigh

Fun places to visit in Chapel Hill with kids

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in North Carolina - 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 NC