Historical Attractions in Collins

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Wilson Castle
(50 Miles)
Brandon
This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past. The Castle has been the home of five generations of the Wilson family. It's ...
Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg. Vicksburg was a fortress located on high ground guarding the Mississippi River. The Vicksburg battlefield includes 1,330 monuments and markers, a 16 mile tour...
Natchez
Throughout its history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity. This is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park. Guided tours of the Melrose mansion house are offered every hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Mobile
Learning about history has never been so fun with the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. A beautiful reminder of our heroes.
New Orleans
- the story of New Orleans from founding to the present day. Experience over 300 years of History, Legend and Scandal with 150+ figures displayed in historically accurate settings. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do w...
USS KIDD
(127 Miles)
Baton Rouge
- the "Pirate of the Pacific." Located in the heart of scenic downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she is the centerpiece of a memorial which serves to honor the men and women of our American armed forces.
Fort Gaines
(130 Miles)
Dauphin Island
A significantly historical and architectural experience bound to captivate kids' imaginations and educate the curious. ALso bird sanctuary, campground and beach.
North Greenville
Winterville Mounds, named for a nearby community, is the site of a prehistoric ceremonial center built by a Native American civilization that thrived from about A.D. 1000 to 1450. The mounds, part of the Winterville society's religious system, were t...
Moundville
Meet history and nature at this museum site where one can experience the Lost Realm of the Black Warrior and the spirit of the outdoors with the site's nature trail and Black Warrior River.
Houma
Brownell Memorial Park and Carillon Tower is just outside Morgan City, Louisiana on beautiful Lake Palourde. It is a quiet park of great serenity and natural beauty, where you can experience the true feeling of Louisiana's unique cypress bayous.
Alexandria
Kent House plantation house is one of the oldest standing structures in the state of Louisiana. Together with its outbuildings, it preserves the homestead of a successful Creole family typical of a Louisiana colonial era working plantation. Kent P...
Lafayette
As a folk life museum Arcadian Village offers an authentic vision of Arcadian society in South Louisiana during the 19th Century.
Montevallo
Step back in time to the birth of our country by joining costumed historical interpreters in a village of living history. You will be able to witness significant events that led to the birth of the nation and explore recreations of historical sites, ...
Jasper
Llamas, Camps, and Friends invite you to visit a working llama ranch in Goodsprings, Alabama. You can expirence first-hand, the calm and magic of the almost mystical llama. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wi...
Montgomery
The Rosa Parks Library and Museum serves as an historical milestone to those who strive to understand the event that began the famous bus boycott. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Montgomery for kids.
Old Alabama Town
(197 Miles)
Montgomery
Old Alabama Town is a collection of authentically restored 19th and 20th century structures. A place where people of all ages have fun learning about Central Alabama's history, architecture and lifestyles of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The MOOseum
(197 Miles)
Montgomery
Each year, about 10,000 school children and adults tour The MOOseum. The MOOseum opened in 1995 and offers a fun and interactive way for people of all ages to learn about Alabama's $3 billion beef cattle industry.
Collins
Lazy river, bowl ride, interactive kids' water play area, tube slides, mat-racing slide, and body slides!
McComb
Offers a calm and gentle river ride with small rapids by your choice of canoe or inflatable tube ring.
Choctaw
Enjoy eight acres of white sand beaches and crystal clear pools in an amazing tropical environment. More than 300 palm trees surround guests catching some rays on the beach. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do w...
Gulfport
2 uphill water coasters, tube slides, body slides, wave pool, interactive water play structure, and lazy river.
Waveland
What’s wet, fun, and has a pirate ship? Barnacle Bills Water Park!
Biloxi
Standard swimming and learning pools plus zero depth entry leisure pool with one small and one large slide, water play structure and splashpads.
Liberty Lagoon
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(124 Miles)
Baton Rouge
Elevated slides, a lazy river and a ton of pools! Kids can cool down in the Louisiana heat with Liberty Lagoon Waterpark!
Baton Rouge
Located on 80 acres at I-10 and Highland Road in Baton Rouge, LA right next to Blue Bayou Water Park, Dixie Landin is an Amusement Park designed for the entire family!
Waterville
(147 Miles)
Gulf Shores
Waterville, is a 20-acre (81,000 m2) water and amusement park located a quarter-mile from the Gulf of Mexico in the city of Gulf Shores, Alabama, on Gulf Shores Parkway (Alabama State Route 59).
The Gator Ranch
(1)
(23 Miles)
Moss Point
105 acres to explore, with all manner of natural wildlife to be spotted as well as the alligators themselves. Experienced wetland guides steer you safely through and provided informed commentary.
Hattiesburg
The 40 acre park houses a 12 acre zoological garden. Enter the Zoo, take a stroll down the promenade and get face-to-face with prairie dogs or continue on to the African Veldt to encounter antelope, zebra, ostrich, monkeys and servals.
Meridian
This zoo features lots of animal interaction and over 100 different varieties of birds!
Folsom
Feed the animals on a wild adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind the country, home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world!
Mobile Zoo
(89 Miles)
Wilmer
The zoo was established for education and continuing the existence of endangered/non-endangered wildlife. You can see wildlife from all over the world and learn about them. Tour our main building exhibits, tropical birds, reptiles, exit the building ...
New Orleans
Audubon Nature Institute is a family of nine museums and parks dedicated to nature.
Baton Rouge Zoo
(121 Miles)
Baton Rouge
Over the past almost thirty-five years, the Zoo has grown to become the #1 year around family attraction in Baton Rouge. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Baton Rouge for kids.
New Orleans
Walk beneath the vivid Caribbean Reef, marvel at the lush beauty of the Amazon Rainforest and journey the Mississippi River at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.
Audubon Zoo
(124 Miles)
New Orleans
One of the country's top-ranked zoos, Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging natural habitats, lush gardens and resting spots, the mystical Louisiana swamp and hands on animal encounters.
Estuarium
(129 Miles)
Dauphin Island
Learn about the marine environment around Alabama in a dynamic way suitable for children. The public section of this sea lab is enthralling, and there are many interactive, interdisciplinary, hands-on activities to enjoy!
Gulf Shores
The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Home of Animal Planet's The Little Zoo That Could with more than 300 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Monkeys, Macaws and more!
Monroe
The zoo has 440 animals representing 167 species on 82 acres and we focus on delivering an entertaining, educational program in a manner that is safe for both the animals and the guests, while exposing the guests to specific themes and a solid messag...
Monroe Zoo
(159 Miles)
Monroe
The wildest Party in town! Everyone enjoys a fun-filled day! Your family and friends will be able to spend the entire day at the ZOO.
Gone Wild Safari
(172 Miles)
Pineville
A beautiful place for kids to enjoy animals out in the pastures and not in cages.
Alexandria
Encompasses 33 shady acres, and is home to more than 600 animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Crossland Zoo
(174 Miles)
Crossett
The Crossland Zoo was established in 1953 and has over 50 different mammal, reptile and avian species. Special educational programs are presented throughout the year.
Gulf Breeze Zoo
(175 Miles)
Gulf Breeze
Visit our 50 wild acres of exotic animals including our gorilla family, chimps, rhinos, hippos, tigers, bears, monkeys and reptiles.
Tupelo
It's the ULTIMATE FAMILY ADVENTURE! And it is ONLY at the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Sasquatch Zoo
(194 Miles)
Crestview
Over the years with dedication and perseverance we feel we have provided our animals with a happy home. We hope when you visit you feel the same pride and admiration for "your zoo" as we do.
Montgomery
Penetrate deep into the jungles of South America. Travel the savannahs of Africa or the hilltops of Asia. Venture the tall grasses of the North American plains. See the Zebras graze on the plains while white tigers roam nearby. Or just visit your Mon...
Mississippi
StenniSphere, Stennis Space Center\'s award winning visitors center, offers exciting new exhibits and stage shows. Test a space shuttle main engine! Land the space shuttle! Go aboard the International Space Station!
Vicksburg
Daily Tours: approx. 1 hour and 15 min. in length. An entertaining narrative history about the Mississippi River and its surroundings. Sunset Cruise: approx. 1 hour and 15 min. in length. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the sunset over t...
New Orleans
When time is short, take advantage of our One and one-half hour Big Easy Harbor Cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Enjoy the Captain\'s narration as you cruise down the Mighty Mississippi River past the historic French Quarter and through ...
Westwego
New Orleans is a creation of the mighty Mississippi. Mysterious and complex, sensual yet spiritual, it overwhelms and beckons simultaneously. To understand its rhythm requires more than a saunter down Bourbon St. Journeying upon the cafe-a-lait colo...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Collins with kids

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The Gator Ranch

(23 Miles) Zoos in Moss Point

2

Hattiesburg Zoo

(26 Miles) Zoos in Hattiesburg

3

Armed Forces Museum

(40 Miles) Museums in Camp Shelby

4

Lake Lincoln State Park

(45 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Wesson

5

Paul B Johnson State Park

(40 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Hattiesburg

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Grand Paradise Waterpark

(1 Miles) Waterparks in Collins

Fun places to visit in Collins with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Mississippi - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great 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 MS