Theme Parks in Columbus

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Kings Island
(80 Miles)
Kings Mills
If you want to experience thrills, raging water adventures, flying through the air, or just an enjoyable day with your family, Kings Island has over 80 rides, shows and attractions with something for every member of your family, young or old!
Tuscora Park
(90 Miles)
New Philadelphia
Whether you take part in activities like swimming and tennis or miniature golf, have kids that love amusement rides, or want to enjoy an old-fashioned evening band concert, Tuscora Park has a state-wide reputation as an affordable place to come for f...
Hamilton
Strickers Grove has 15 midway rides and two roller coasters. There is a shaded picnic area with numerous picnic tables. Strickers Grove also features an 18 hole miniature golf course, game arcade, skee-ball arcade, concession stand, five horseshoe pi...
Cedar Point
(104 Miles)
Sandusky
Over 75 awesome rides featuring the world's biggest coaster collection, including Maverick and Millennium Force. Plus family rides and kiddie thrills aplenty too.
Camden Park
(111 Miles)
Huntington
Camden Park's Kiddie Land is home to 9 rides for our guests 48" and under, including our historic Carousel, Kiddie Boats and Handcars. Also has larger rides for older kids. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Kennywood
(168 Miles)
West Mifflin
Kennywood has a lot of modern rides mixed with traditional rollercoasters - rollercoasters, waterrides, thrillrides and lots of rides for smaller people. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylv...
Columbus
Yee haw! 60,000 sq ft of wet and wild waterpark action with a western-themed resort setting....Jeepers!
Zoombezi Bay
(15 Miles)
Powell
Introducing a brand new 22.7 acre water park that occupies the former home of Wyandot Lake and then some! The park features 15 state of the art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river, private cabanas, a kiddie play pool and a whole ...
Newark
Gather your family and friends and come experience one of Ohio's Newest Indoor Water Parks. Join us for the day at CoCo Key Water Resort where we have over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park adventures, where it’s always 84 degrees, kids can have ...
Cincinnati
Where we have over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park adventures, where it’s always 84 degrees, kids can have a blast with slides, play island, adventure river and more!
Navarre
The swimming lake has paddelboats, a 90' tube slide, 3 kiddie slides, small and large log rolls, buckets of fun, water fountains, and diving boards, plus a 18 hole miniature golf course, 2 sand volleyball courts, basketball court, horseshoes, playgr...
Sandusky
Experience the thrill of the Swahili Swirl 60' diameter bowl raft ride, Zip Coaster uphill water rollercoaster waterslide, and more more more! Both indoor and outdoor facilities.
Paradise Breeze
(102 Miles)
Maysville
The key to running a successful Water Park & Family Fun Center is having the right equipment. We\'ve cut no corners on quality and have invested in your comfort and safety. Paradise Breeze Family Entertainment Complex offers the following ameniti...
Sandusky
Welcome to Cedar Point's Soak City Waterpark! Take a break from the park's 75 rides and coasters and visit Soak City’s 18 acres of wet and wild family fun.
Monsoon Lagoon
(107 Miles)
N Port Clinton
A fun water adventure with go-karts and crazy golf!
Cuyahoga Falls
Bomb down the 158 ft enclosed tube slide, float down the lazy river, shoot down the flume slides, swim laps or harass mum and dad with the water spray, it's going to be a good day!
Waves Of Fun
(118 Miles)
Hurricane
Waves of Fun is West Virginia's choice water park attraction where people of all ages can enjoy spending the day...not a fortune! For fun-lovers and sun-seekers alike. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Hurricane
For an exhilarating thrill with top-to-bottom, non-stop excitement, plunge down the Aqua Tube, spiraling at breathtaking speed...a sensation that'll keep you coming back for more!
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there’s always the option of just kicking back in a lounge chair or in a private cabana with a tall cool b...
Splash Universe
(1)
(143 Miles)
Dundee
Indoor water park featuring adventure slides, lazy river, zero entry Lil’ Squirt Pool, huge water play Treehouse area and a family spa!
Splash House
(146 Miles)
Marion
Wave Pool Kiddy Area Lazy River Therapeutic Pool Racer Slides The Big Flush (bowl slide) 2 Concession Stands 3 Cabanas
Splash Zone
(149 Miles)
Clarksburg
Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.
Chardon
Split into Water Fun Land, Kidsland and Sportsland, offering between them enough wet and dry entertainment to keep the kids happy all day, from six story high water slides to paddle boats, mini golf and karting!
Alpha Aquatics
(150 Miles)
Waynesburg
Summer family fun with a competition size pool, kiddie leisure pool and fun water activities such as slides and a lazy river.
Turtle Cove
(1)
(155 Miles)
Belleville
Features include two waterslides, a lazy river to float along, 300-gallon dumping bucket and a zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.
Carmichaels
Pool and park fun with a 300,000-gallon pool, a diving board and diving pool, slides, ball fields and play areas.
Noblesville
50-meter pool and a separate diving pool with 1-meter and 3-meter spring boards. The 50-meter pool features a magnificent water slide and the tots have their own area with fun features.
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.
Pittsburgh
15 different waterslides, or travel the lazy river on an innertube - check out all the great rides on the weblink. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania
Paradise Cove
(168 Miles)
Richmond
Outdoor water fun for kids with the numerous play features suitable for all ages!
Kokomo
Waterpark for the whole family.
Caribbean Cove
(171 Miles)
Indianapolis
Gather up your little squirts and jump into a 50,000 square foot tropical explosion of year round water fun where you will find an island full of squirts, sprays, slides and surprises. No matter the season, it is alway summery inside Caribbean Cove I...
Crabapple Pool
(175 Miles)
Herminie
Features a 25m main pool with 2 diving boards and a small slide. They also offer a toddler and baby wading pool with sand toys and cups.
Red Oaks Waterpark
(1)
(177 Miles)
Madison Heights
All round superb family water park, with Soak Station and Spray Play for the small ones, river ride for a family paddle, flume water slides and a heated wave action pool.
Warren
Indoor waterpark with an aquatic adventure play structure, lazy river, water sports and winding flume slide.
Sterling Heights
Great indoor water park featuring 3 story waterslide, lazy river, vortex, bubble seats and geysers, 2 large whirlpools, a new 2k sq. ft. Interactive Splash Play Park, plus game arcade and sporting opportunities.
Aqua Tots
(1)
(180 Miles)
Troy
Swimming is an important skill for kids to have, so why not spend the day having fun as they learn!
Clarksville
Featuring a wave pool, loads of water slides, kiddie leisure pool,
Full Blast
(199 Miles)
Battle Creek
Indoor and outdoor water park with 4 big slides, 2 leisure pools and interactive splash play area, plus trampolines, basketball courts, water wars cannon game and an inflatable jungle play area with slide.
Powell
A beautiful world of adventure home to more than 9,000 animals that are just waiting to be visited!
The Wilds
(68 Miles)
Cumberland
The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres in southeast Ohio, it is home to rare and endangered species from around the world living in natural, open-range habitat, a...
Cincinnati
Over 1.2 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo's award-winning exhibits annually and was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the "Top Ten Bes...
Newport Aquarium
(100 Miles)
Newport
Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive shows and "meet the biologist" sessions every day. V...
African Safari
(108 Miles)
Port Clinton
Come for a day of fun, education, and entertainment. Home of over 400 beautiful and exotic animals on the 100-acre preserve. You will view and may feed the animals from the comfort of your vehicle.
Akron Zoo
(109 Miles)
Akron
When you visit the zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars and Komodo dragons. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Brookville
Amazing location where one may enter the enclosures and interact with the wolves! Really!
Toledo Zoo
(119 Miles)
Toledo
With over 5,300 animals representing over 760 species, The Toledo Zoo is one of the worlds most complete zoos it's also the regions top family destination! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Toledo for ki...
Rising Sun
Dedicated to the preservation of North American wildlife and is not limited to wolves. Visit with a range of contented predators recovering in excellent habitats.
Cleveland
One of Cleveland’s most popular attractions and foremost conservation organizations, with 3,000 animals representing 600 species.

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