Things to do in Charles Town with kids

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River Riders
(4 Miles)
Harpers Ferry
Incredible outdoor adventures for the whole family on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers! Rafting, canopy tours, tubing, kayaking, rock climbing...the list goes on!
Harpers Ferry
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. There\'s a wide varie...
Harpers Ferry
The John Brown Wax Museum graphically tells the story of John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. Voice, music, & animation enhance the experience. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Harpers Ferry for ki...
Brunswick
On the second floor, the Museum's exhibits tell the history of Brunswick and the people who have lived here. Life-sized recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece of these exhibits. On the Museum's third floor is a massive HO Scale model...
Inwood
Features include water park with slides and splash toys, interactive kids' museum, go karting, jungle gym indoor play, mini golf and mini train and gem panning game.
Martinsburg
Offering a weekend treat for kids and traditionalists, classic family puppet theatre with additional hands on puppet exhibits for the kids to play with. Weekend and holiday shows.
Sharpsburg
Joining a Ranger program, driving, hiking, and biking are just a few of the ways to experience the battlefield. Start at the park visitor center which includes two films, exhibits and a museum store.
Martinsburg
Make your big day one to remember with the soccer and basketball themed parties. Loads of fun for the family, entertainment and play for hours!!
Williamsport
Exciting family resort great for a day, a weekend or for vacation campers. Beach entry pool with 400ft waterslides, Yogi Bear, mini golf, an outdoor movie theatre, pedal karts, laser tag and plenty of led activities besides.
Winchester
Capture the sense of fascination and excitement you had as a child. At the Discovery Museum, families come to feel that wonder, together. The hands-on exhibits and programs, focused on the sciences, mathematics, the humanities and the arts, ignite cr...
Leesburg Animal Park
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(20 Miles)
Leesburg
Get Up Close and Personal with Exotic & Domestic Animals on 21 acres of fun! Visit Giant Tortoises, Lemurs, and Serval Cats. Feed and pet animals and take a PONY RIDE. Tour the entire Park on a SAFARI wagon ride. Stop by our POND to play, picnic and ...
Frederick
Summers Farm offers a day that is sure to bring families together. From pig races to pumpkin picking, Summers Farm offers something for everyone. Come out today to see all we have to offer. You will be glad you did! Homegrown fun and farm fresh...
Hagerstown
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Big Pool
offers an extensive colonial era experience, with restored barracks and fort buildings; fishing, boating and hiking opportunities on the rivers plus a traditional adventure playground.
Frederick
Get bowled over with Frederick's ONLY 10-pin bowling center!
Dinosaur Land
(24 Miles)
White Post
Step into the world of the prehistoric past, where visitors can turn back the pages of time to the Mesozoic era, where dinosaurs were the only creatures that roamed the earth. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Frederick
Get ready to take on a quest to combat an opposing team in semi-darkness, surrounded by lasers and smoke! Good luck!
Frederick
Interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures provide the knowledge that Civil War medicine connects us not only to our past, but is the scientific and historical link to our present and our future.
Leesburg
Bach to Rock Lansdowne is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or glee club and more!
Frederick
Cars...Trucks....Trains....and lego! Yes please!
Frederick
The interactive and multimedia exhibits located in the Visitor Center include numerous vignettes which take the visitor to important locations related to the Battle of Moncacy. Auto Tour and Walking Trails also available.
Frederick
Skate Frederick Ice Sports & More is Frederick's premiere skating facility featuring two NHL regulation rinks (200' x 85'). Skate Frederick offers a snack bar, a Pro Shop for all your skating needs, video games, skate rentals, seating for spectators ...
Ashburn
At Sport Bounce, we know parents are always on the lookout for FUN things to do and fun places to bring their kids. Our goal is to provide you with a great place to bring your kids and meet up with old friends (or make new friends while you're here)!...
Thurmont
Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or lion and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, ducks and other curious creatures in the petting area.
Sterling
A 10,000 plus square foot facility providing programs, special events and open gym for ages 18 months and up in Loudoun County.
Berkeley Springs
Berkeley Springs State Park is located in the center of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. The Bathhouse first opened in 1930. Since then, thousands have enjoyed the variety of baths and treatments in the warm mineral waters that flow from the springs...
Mercersburg
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 7 green runs, plus 2 lift serviced tubing hills and 3 terrain parks.
Sterling
focuses on local agricultural heritage and provides an insight into historical rural life. Includes a play farm interactive exhibit specifically for children.
Thurmont
With 25 miles of hiking trails winding through both Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park a variety of experiences are available. The roads of the Park offer scenic driving all year; amping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, fly-fishing,...
Chantilly
Bach to Rock is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or even glee club!
New Market
Adventure Park USA is a 17.5 acre Western theme park. It offers offers enough adventure for the whole family. Desert Oasis Miniature Golf Course to our Rock Wall and Hang'Em High Ropes Course. Let the adventure begin!
LaserNation
(32 Miles)
Sterling
LaserNation makes it fun and interactive for the whole family with some of the largest playing arenas on the East Coast. LaserNations live-action laser experience is high-tech, futuristic fun. LaserNation is easy to play and fun for all ages.
Romp n' Roll
(32 Miles)
Germantown
Romp n' Roll Germantown offers a huge variety of fun kids classes. They offer age-specific kids gym classes, art class, music class and more for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children in the Germantown area.
Germantown
This series is all about bringing wellness to the babies! I offer a wide range of classes for ages ranging from 6 to 18. Current course offerings include dance yoga, drama yoga, sports yoga and life coaching for girls.
Herndon
Bach to Rock Herndon is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or glee club and more!
Kid Junction
(34 Miles)
Chantilly
Kid Junction, designed to encourage role playing, socializing and imagination skills, is a new and exciting children play place with tons of different attractions that will provide hours of fun for kids.
JW Tumbles
(34 Miles)
Herndon
JW Tumbles offers programs for kids from 4 months to 9 years focus on developing every child's social, physical and cognitive skills, each level is specifically designed to engage and challenge your child based on his or her age and developmental mil...
Herndon
Preserves a significant piece of Fairfax County's rural heritage with it's working demonstration farm which recreates the era of 1920-1950 for educational value, while the younger kids greet the friendly farm animals and take a wagon ride through the...
Chantilly
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays many more artifacts including the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay and Space Shuttle Enterprise.
Gaithersburg
A challenging, fun, tactical and team building experience with super cool lasers, smoke and music - all in semi-darkness!
Reston
Fit Kids Let's Move June 17, Redskin Cheerleaders, Power Panther, WAT-AAH!
Chantilly
Enter another world of lights, sounds and lasers as you prepare for combat against mysterious forces and other players!
Gaithersburg
An interesting and educational museum on the cities' history, set in a beautifully resorted 1884 B&O Railroad Station complex in the lovely Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Bohrer Park
(37 Miles)
Gaithersburg
Come enjoy a summer day at the Water Park. Intended for recreational swimming, the main pool features several activity pods, ample shallow water play spaces, and a “raindrop” water umbrella for children to enjoy. The pool also has a zero-depth en...
Reston
The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole offers more than an acre of slides, flumes, sprays, showers, floatables and interactive play features, circled by Rattlesnake River with a 2.5 mile per hour current that gently nudges tubes along
Gaithersburg
Bach to Rock is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in music lessons, camps, birthday parties, joining a band or glee club and more!
Browntown
Hiking with llamas will add a whole new dimension to your wilderness adventure. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the local wildlife and wildflowers as well as some interesting tidbits about the history of the area.
Manassas
Skate N Fun Zone offers skating for all ages, skating classes and play zone for children. You and your kids can also have lots of fun in the Laser tag. Celebrate your kids birthday party or come to the adults skate party.
Fairfield
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3, with one third territory for each level of ability. Plus two lift serviced tubing hills including a toddler one, and terrain park.
Splash Down
(40 Miles)
Manassas
Features include Lazy River, Lilly Pad and Log Walk, Big Kahuna Beach, play area with bubbles, fountains and activities plus 6 different slides and more besides.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Charles Town with kids

1

Berkeley Springs State Park

(30 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Berkeley Springs

2

Wonderment Puppet Theatre

(12 Miles) Childrens Entertainment in Martinsburg

3

Galaxy Skateland

(13 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Martinsburg

4

John Brown Wax Museum

(6 Miles) Museums in Harpers Ferry

5

Jaydees Family Fun Center

(12 Miles) Waterparks in Inwood

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Harpers Ferry National Historic Park

(4 Miles) Historical Attractions in Harpers Ferry

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River Riders

(4 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Harpers Ferry

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