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.
Cleveland
The I-X Indoor Amusement Park, presented by Marc's, is Northeast Ohio's #1 Springtime event! Open March 21-April 20, 2014. Dates and times vary, see www.ixamusementpark.com for details.
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...
Erie
The park has over 70 rides, including 3 roller coasters and 18 water rides. The park is admission-free with the rides requiring the display of a paid wristband or individual tickets.
Santa Claus
Scream your head off riding some of the top coasters on the planet! Whether you like to spin, bump, fly, or bounce, your family will laugh yourself silly on these great family rides.
Lakemont Park
(246 Miles)
Altoona
Lakemont Park is home to over 30 rides and attractions, including the Island Waterpark, two rollercoasters, Go-Kart track, the kids Mini-Indy Go-Karts, Spins'n Grins Kiddieland, an 18 hole minature golf course, arcade, games, delicious All-American a...
Natural Bridge
At the Haunted Monster Museum you will experience Professor Cline's work displayed haunted house style. Visitor's say it's Bizarre and unique, like Scooby Doo meets the Twilight Zone. Here we showcase the very best of this type of fun family entertai...
Holland
Step back in time over 100 years ago to the beautiful Netherlands with this unique theme park...
Dinosaur Land
(266 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...
Blowing Rock
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's premium theme park with a Wild West and rail theme.
Muskegon
Michigans largest amusement park with many rides. Something for everyone.
Dollywood
(290 Miles)
Pigeon Forge
Unique as its namesake Dolly Parton, Dollywood theme park is a one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain Family Adventure! Spanning 125 acres and nestled in the lush foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is ...
Cook
A buried treasure of fun for kids! Hands on amusements are great for developing motor skills and independence. Plus trains, slides, paddle boats and more.
Grand Island
Features rides including the Silver Comet rated one of the top 45 wooden coasters and loads of thrill rides, plus water park featuring a wave pool, lazy river and the cannon bowl and shows.
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
Gurnee
From wet rides to dry and the gentle to the terrifying, they're bigger and better than ever with plenty of new additions and all the old favourites!
Maggie Valley
Ghost Town offers rides fit for the youngest buckaroo to the bravest outlaw. Ghost Town also features staged gunfights, live music and shows, crafts, food and lots more fun.
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!
East Dundee
Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!
Glen Echo Park
(320 Miles)
Glen Echo
Glen Echo has always been an enchanting place for children. Activities for kids include camps, making crafts, joining a play group, making a movie, puppet shows, children's theater, exploring nature, becoming a writer, becoming a dancer or musician, ...
Milwaukee
Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens , all in one afternoon . . . and an amazing lighting display in the evening! The incredible diversity of plantlife you will encounter reminds us all of the Earth's unique divers...
Kings Dominion
(332 Miles)
Doswell
They've got the most hair-raising rides, the wettest water park, the most sizzling stage shows, and tons of other cool stuff everyone can enjoy. 400 acres of ultimate entertainment for the entire family!
Hershey Park
(337 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?
Bowie
A great variety of thrilling rides for all ages with youngest kids well catered for too, with new developments and addition this year.
G-Force Karts
(343 Miles)
Richmond
Your top location in Richmond for go-kart racing. Great for families, kids, and adults.
Carowinds
(354 Miles)
Charlotte
Massive water and theme park for the family with something for children of all ages.
Elysburg
Excellent wooden roller coasters and adrenaline-inducing rides, but also tons of kiddie rides too. The steam-powered Pioneer mini-train ride through 1.5 miles of Pennsylvania forest (and which weaves under the roller coasters and waterslides) is one ...
Dutch Wonderland
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(359 Miles)
Lancaster
Dutch Wonderland is a 48 acre amusement park set in the scenic location of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lots to do for families with little people especially, but also loads of great family fun rides.
Rochester
A family fun amusement and watermark overlooking Lake Ontario filled with roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows and a whole watermark for every one to enjoy.
Chattanooga
Home to the world famous hills of the Cannon Ball Roller Coaster, excitement is timeless at Lake Winnepesaukah. With high-adrenaline thrills from the OH-ZONE! 14-story free fall, kiddie rides such as The Whale, The Bumble Bees, & The Frog Hopper; and...
Lookout Mountain
One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the year!
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...
Williamsburg
With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, ten main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the ticket to a world-class adventure.
Allentown
There's big fun for the little ones at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. With pint-sized rides and slides to special services for children, families are sure to have a comfortable and enjoyable day together.
Warrington
Bowling, Go Carts, Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Rock Climbing, Frog Hopper, Space Train, Slime Buckets Dozens of Arcade Games, Great Food and One of the Largest Soft Play Areas in Pennsylvania.
Darien Lake
(415 Miles)
Darien Center
boasts a massive selection of amusements, rides and adventure suitable for all ages and abilities and includes an enormous water park. Epic.
Norcross
Race to victory on the Go Kart Tracks, become a golf legend on the Mini Golf Course, or get the highest score in the giant arcades. All the greatest attractions and games in the same place, plenty of fun for all ages.
Eureka
You'll find every kind of ride for every kind of rider at Six Flags St. Louis. So, whether you want to get some air on Tony Hawk 's Big Spin, scream your head off on The Boss, or soar among the clouds on Colossus, our classic Ferris Wheel, you'll fin...
Hope
Family favorites include our million dollar Action River Ride, a Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Pirate & Wading Pool, Tilt-A-Whirl, Civil War Locomotive, Hayride, Old McDonalds Farm, Middle-Earth Theater, "Black Hole" #1 Rated Waterslide, Grand Carousel, ...
Sesame Place
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(430 Miles)
Langhorne
If you've always wanted to visit Elmo's World or dance with Big Bird in the Sesame Street parade, this is the place for you - plus loads of other things to do inc. over a dozen water rides. One of the many places to go if you're looking for things to...
Extreme World
(431 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Welcome to Extreme World in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, Extreme World is the largest extreme sports park of it's kind in the Midwest.
Wisconsin Dells
No matter the weather, the time of year nor your taste in water and theme park attractions, Mt. Olympus beckons as a land of myth and adventure where the only thing you will never be, is bored.
Wisconsin Dells
We measure fun in SCREAMS PER SECOND. Find us at the intersection of Stand Rock Road and Broadway at the Wisconsin River Bridge in beautiful Wisconsin Dells.
Austell
Of course, we have gravity-defying thrill rides like Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia. But the fact is, we have just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. From towering coasters to family-pleasers, like a classic carousel, we've got you ...
Wild West City
(441 Miles)
Stanhope
Featuring twenty-two (22) different live action shows throughout the course of the day, Wild West City offers the visitor the chance to 'live' in the old west + miniature train, stage-coach and pony rides.
Jackson
Thrill seekers come in all sizes. That's why we have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that are perfect for their height and age. In addition t...

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