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Garden City
The Lee Richardson Zoo is often referred to as an oasis on the plains. Occupying almost half of the 110-acre Finnup Park, the zoo is a favorite gathering spot for nearly a quarter million visitors each year. Photo The mission of the zoo is to ins...
Dodge City
Located in Boot Hill Country, secluded by trees you will find us, a nice clean park offering Family activities ~ exercise ~ fresh air!
Boot Hill Museum
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(39 Miles)
Dodge City
Boot Hill Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of Dodge City and the Old West. Dodge City was founded in 1872 and quickly became the worlds largest shipping point for Longhorn cattle. Dodge was the wilde...
Dodge City Zoo
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(39 Miles)
Dodge City
Come to Wright Park Zoo for a relaxing, laid back day with your family and friends. The beginnings of the Dodge City Zoo are said to have been two bear cubs that were kept to entertain tourists. We now have over 45 mammals and birds on display.
Scott City
Hidden in the western Kansas prairie, Scott State Park is a startling oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons, and craggy bluffs. The 1,020-acre park surrounds the 100-acre, springfed Scott State Fishing Lake. The park has 55 utility campsit...
Liberal
A Museum About Barbed Wire?
Liberal
A historic replication of the farmhouse from the film, plus 5,000 square feet of animated entertainment featuring almost all of the characters. A charming treat for film fans.
Oakley
The Fick Fossil and History Museum in Oakley, Kansas shares a building with the community library. The Fick Museum is free (donations) and has a number of interesting large fossils from the area, many old tools, mineral specimens, and shell & mineral...
Hays
The Hays Aquatic Park also contains 2 slides, lazy river, a leisure pool, lap pool with diving boards, an upper deck bathing area, concession area, shaded lounging stations and a wide variety of play features. This park is beautifully landscaped usin...
Hays
The Sternberg Museum features interactive natural science exhibitions, many traveling and temporary exhibitions, an acclaimed Discovery Room, and a Museum Store. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in ...
Colby
The Prairie Museum of Art and History serves as a cultural center on the High Plains of Kansas, providing the opportunity for the public to learn about art and history through its collections, in order to make a difference in their lives.
Great Bend
Offers state of the art exhibition techniques to showcase every dimension of the wetlands experience, plus observation decking, hides and further resources.
Goodland
Welcome to Mid America Camp Inn in Goodland, Kansas. Located in the far northwest corner of Kansas, among rolling prairie grass and sunflowers, this Northwest Kansas campground welcomes RVs, big rigs, and tent campers.
Goodland
Kansas has a unique history and no less so Goodland and Sherman County. The High Plains Museum's collection of over 8,000 objects lets adventurers of all ages discover the past for themselves. Six HO scale dioramas tell the stories of the Kidder Ma...
Freedom
Explore the unique, three quarter mile Alabaster Cave: the largest open gypsum cave in the world!
Selman Bat Cave
(123 Miles)
Freedom
Take an optional tour and nature ramble around the area led by trained biologists, then settle in and wait for the exciting moment innumerable creatures take flight from the caves at the sun goes down!
Stratton
Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence. Kit Carson County and the Kit Carson County Carousel Association have developed a museum to interpret the history and the restora...
Shattuck
On a warm Sunday afternoon in May 1996, an enthusiastic crowd gathered to dedicate the Shattuck Windmill Museum & Park. The early windmillers from the surrounding counties or members of their families were the honored guests of the day. Politicians, ...
Stratton
A national historic landmark! Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence.
Kingman
In 1967 the city moved it's offices and fire equipment to a modern building and in 1969 the city sold the old building to the Kingman County Historical Society. The society opened the building to the public as a museum in 1970. In 1972 this remarkabl...
Hutchinson
Visitors to the salt museum will enjoy a trip 650 feet below ground where they will board a tram that takes them to over 100,000 square feet of galleries devoted to telling the story of salt from the earliest known use to the present day.
Hutchinson
Visit the Museum's five exhibit galleries to learn about the rich history, culture and heritage that makes Reno County a special place to live. Traveling and temporary exhibits give people something new to see each time they visit the Museum.
Hutchinson
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids.
Hutchinson
The Splash features four pools including slides, diving boards, zero depth entry pool, and splash toys. Available for birthdays and party/special event rentals!
Bighorn Park
(151 Miles)
Coaldale
Is a family owned and operated resort with an RV park, cabins, motel, and tenting area. White water rafting, horseback and bike riding, family swimming pool, games and winter sports besides.
La Junta
The museum is unusual in that it was built by a Boy Scout troop under the inspired leadership of our founder, James Francis "Buck" Burshears, and the original 1949 structure is a registered state historic site of the Colorado Historical Society, hous...
Pumpkin Corner
(157 Miles)
Stamford
Pick your own pumpkin, enjoy a hayrack ride or have a snack. Pumpkin patch open weekends in Oct, 1-5pm or by appt. Areas available for snowmobiling during the winter months.
Lindsborg
Standing tall on the banks of the Smoky Hill River, the McPherson County Old Mill Museum preserves the early heritage of McPherson County. The museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits and interprets materials related to this heritage with spe...
Salina
Here you can get face-to-face with a rare white camel, an Indian rhino, a curious orangutan, an ornery aardvark or many of the other animals of the 100+ species of wildlife at home in our zoo. Great care has been taken to provide our animals spacious...
Goddard
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains.
Halstead
The largest RV Park Resort & Public Campground in Kansas and the perfect place to relax by yourself or vacation with your family.
Goddard
You may find yourself face to face with a kangaroo, have a giraffe eating out of your hand, or look up to a ring tailed lemur on your shoulder! Highly interactive encounters with some of natures most exotic creatures.
Jumpin Joes
(173 Miles)
Salina
Lots of fun for whole family including carting,lazer tack, mini golf and lots more. For younger kids crawl, climb, run, and slide in our soft play center! Our soft play center includes a 25x30x20 mesh climbing jungle gym with two slides, a swing, ba...
Salina
50 Years of Rollin' Fun For Everyone! Family owned and operated since inception, welcoming all for some classic fun.
Clayton
The mission of the Union County Historical Society, a non-profit organization, is to preserve the cultural heritage of Union County. It shall maintain the Herzstein Memorial Museum, an institution devoted to the acquisition, care, interpretation and ...
Minneapolis
The Ottawa County Historical Museum features many outstanding displays. One of the world's premier George Washington Carver exhibits resides within the museum. Also included is an excellent military exhibit one of the best anywhere. There is an i...
Pioneer Village
(195 Miles)
Minden
You can climb aboard an ocean going cruiser or a steam powered locomotive, see 17 historic flying machines and marvel at 100 antique tractors. Explore a sod house, a one room school or an old fashion general store. See the world's oldest Buick, a 19...
Clinton
Showcasing the Route 66 Experience Exhibits, With display Videos, memorabilia and collectibles. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Clinton
The Cheyenne Cultural Center, conceived as a vision by Lawrence Hart, became a reality in 1977. Mr. Hart, executive director of the center, and his family founded the center in hopes to cultivate the preservation of the Cheyenne people's way of life...
Lexington
1002 N. Monroe in Memorial Park - Zero-depth pool, lap pool, 2 waterslides, splash pool, sand play area and concessions. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebraska
Amarillo
Aviators of the past remembered, aviators of the future inspired.
Wonderland Park
(201 Miles)
Amarillo
More than 50 years ago, Paul Roads had a dream. If he built an amusement park, the children would come. But where to build it? His vision took him not to a cornfield, but to an ugly, barren hill. In their search for the perfect site, Paul and wife Al...
Kearney
Described by the Miami Herald as a "splashy, brassy history museum that uses film, computer graphics, light and sound, life-size dioramas, re-enactors and classic cars to document over 150 years of transportation and communication across America." Th...
Splash Amarillo
(203 Miles)
Amarillo
There's something for everyone! Splash Amarillo Water Park features a full day of fun for the entire family whether you make a splash in the cool blue waves of the wave pool, take a thrilling ride down the sidewinder, or just float around the lazy ri...
Kearney Kidzone
(204 Miles)
Kearney
Child development experts agree that learning comes easiest to people who are actively involved in the process. For children that involvement comes in the form of play. Through play children discover the world around them and grow in understanding...
Amarillo Zoo
(205 Miles)
Amarillo
The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you’ll do more than just look…you’ll experience the animal ...
Amarillo
Come get your hands-on science! Over sixty different permanent exhibits and traveling exhibitions invite visitors of all ages to experiment, explore, create, tinker, play, solve, and discover with their own hands.
Amherst
There is SOOO much to do at .Harvest Moon Farms * Take a scenic hayrack ride to the pumpkin patch, choose your own pumpkins and enjoy the beauty of the countryside * We grow a large variety of pumpkins, squash, gourds, indian corn and we ...
North Platte
Cody Go Karts is great place which offers fun for the entire family. We feature rides and games supervised for your safety and enjoyment. Open seven days a week, Cody Go Karts' lot is fully lit, so your fun doesn't end when the sun goes down! So come...

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Kansas - 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 KS