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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.
The Gator Ranch
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(10 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.
Camp Shelby
The museum's state- of-the-art exhibits tell personal stories of the heroes and heroines of our Republic and serves to educate future generations about the price paid for the freedom and prosperity Americans enjoy today.
Hattiesburg
Located in the heart of Mississippi\'s pine belt region, Paul B. Johnson is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods and ancient oaks. The deep forests surrounding Paul B. Johnson State Pa...
Collins
Lazy river, bowl ride, interactive kids' water play area, tube slides, mat-racing slide, and body slides!
Wiggins
A great outdoor water park and campground featuring large and small water slides, plus boating, water skiing and fishing with boat rental available.
McComb
Offers a calm and gentle river ride with small rapids by your choice of canoe or inflatable tube ring.
Wilmer
Escatawpa Hollow campground is located on US Hwy 98 (Moffett Rd.) at the Alabama/Mississippi state line. The Campground is on the Escatawpa River. The River features breathtaking white sandy beaches and serene amber colored flat-water. The river is m...
Gulfport
2 uphill water coasters, tube slides, body slides, wave pool, interactive water play structure, and lazy river.
Mobile Zoo
(63 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 ...
Quitman
Located just south of Meridian, Mississippi near the Mississippi-Alabama state line, Clarkco State Park has been favorite Mississippi recreation spot since 1938. Situated on 815 acres of gently rolling woodlands.
D Iberville
Features inflatable jumpers, obstacle course and slides, with toddler area. Plus face painting, interactive music stage and DJ.
Wesson
Nestled in the shade of towering hardwood trees, Lake Lincoln State Park is the quintessence of serenity. Located in the northeast corner of Lincoln County, the park\'s close proximity to Interstate 55, U. S. Highway 51 and State Highway 27 provide e...
Gulfport
isitors of all ages will be engaged in a fun, hands-on learning experience that will help them understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique.
Gulfport
For the “Classic Car Enthusiast”, a visit to Busted Wrench Garage, Museum, & Gift Shop is an absolute MUST! Classic cars, motorcycles, and even boats displayed in a 6,000 square foot exhibit hall! The display is three-dimensional, and lined with ...
Biloxi
Large indoor playground with putt putt golf, video games,soft playground and more. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Mississippi
Long beach
Unique large UFO bounce house, GIANT outdoor tiger slide, 18 hole indoor glow in the dark golf course, skeeball, bastketball games, Coasts' only commercial slot car track, toddler attractions include old-time pedal cars, ride-on toy horses, mini caro...
Gulfport
The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center expands a child's world by encouraging shared learning experiences to enrich the minds and hearts of children and adults through interactive and entertaining exhibitions and programs
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!
Biloxi
Standard swimming and learning pools plus zero depth entry leisure pool with one small and one large slide, water play structure and splashpads.
Dunns Falls
(68 Miles)
Enterprise
Nestled in the pristine hills along the Chunky River, in South Lauderdale County Mississippi lies Dunn's Fall's Water park. Here, along a shallow stretch of the Chunky River, the bluffs of the eastern bank rise to tree-top level.
Bilox
The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Waveland
What’s wet, fun, and has a pirate ship? Barnacle Bills Water Park!
St Louis
Wonderful campground setting, secluded and serene, yet close to all major Gulf Coast attractions and New Orleans! Shaded and sunny sites, most pull thru, full hook up, spacious and level site pads, picnic tables, and free WiFi! Pool, playground, 40...
Mccomb
Percy Quin is today a delightful blend of the old and new. Located just two and a half hours from New Orleans. The 1700 acre Percy Quin State Park, which includes a 700 acre lake and a championship golf course, provides a colorful natural backdrop fo...
Waveland
On the beach of the Gulf of Mexico about 50 miles from New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park is a great vacation with real coastal beauty and lots of fun things to do.
Abita Springs
This roadside attraction near New Orleans is a folk art environment with 1000s of found objects, and home made inventions. See a miniature Southern town with push-buttons that activate animated "displays." On exhibit are odd collections, memorabilia,...
Morton
Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The landscape is particularly striking during the fall, when...
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!
Wilson Castle
(77 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 ...
Gautier
Shepard State Park is nestled in the heart of Singing River (Pascagoula River) country and has 395 acres abounding with trees and wild flowers, bike and nature trails, 28 developed campsites, 1 bathhouse, tent camping and picnicking and 18 hole disc...
Meridian
This zoo features lots of animal interaction and over 100 different varieties of birds!
Meridian
The carousel was manufactured in 1896 by Gustav Dentzel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition and later sold to the City of Meridian.
Mandeville
The crumbling brick ruins of a sugar mill built in 1829 by Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville, founder of the nearby town of Mandeville, suggest an interesting history for this site, and indeed there is. The wealthy Marigny developed this area across L...
Madisonville
Scattered throughout the park beneath a canopy of huge oak trees, you will find numerous picnic tables, as well as a group pavilion, a playground, and comfort stations. Spend a relaxing afternoon on the river or venture out into the water for lively ...
Pearl
Family Entertainment Center conveniently located in Pearl MS. 20,000 sq ft of fun, with 7 inflatables and 36 holes of indoor mini-golf.
Mobile
Features include a STARLAB Planetarium, live animal exhibits, native plants garden. Experience firsthand the natural environment and the interrelationships governing our living world.
Mobile
Dreamland is home of the DreamTeam Jam Skating Team Dreamland has Mobile's only wood floor!
Jackson
The Museum's new location allows it, for the first time ever, to display some of the more than 4,000 works of art from its permanent collection.
Jackson
Experience the universe in our magnificent hemispheric theater whose programs have been delighting visitors of all ages for over twenty-five years. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Mississippi
Jackson
Mississippi is home to a uniqueand uniquely variednatural heritage. The remarkable Mississippi Museum of Natural Science assembles that heritage and places it on display for the education and entertainment of visitors from across the nation and aroun...
Jackson
Take an unforgettable journey back in time... 36 million years to an ancient log jam deposited by a river from halfway across our young continent.
Jackson
In this friendly environment children have a place to discover for themselves the cultural richness of the places where they live. It inspires a thirst for discovery and knowledge in all children through fun, innovative learning experiences.
Mobile
The Mobile Carnival Museum highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace - Mobile Alabama.
Mobile
A fun, hands-on and educational experience with over 150 science related interactive exhibits!
Mobile
Learning about history has never been so fun with the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. A beautiful reminder of our heroes.
Jackson
An Awsome place to bring your children. It brings out the kid in the parents also. lots of activities, Really nice party rooms. The worker take care of ther customers.
Ridgeland
Indoor facility with 7 spacious inflatables, open 7 days a week for children 12 and under. Cable tv, WiFi and plenty of seating for adults.
Albany
Between Face and Hand Painting, the Petting Farm, the Zipline and the Tractor Races you'll be hard pressed to find the time to pick the strawberries! A surprisingly entertaining day out.
Daphne
Come and visit the all NEW Hot Wheels Skate Center of Daphne, where family fun is number one!

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

1

The Gator Ranch

(10 Miles) Zoos in Moss Point

2

Flint Creek Water Park and Campground

(33 Miles) RV/Campsite in Wiggins

3

Hattiesburg Zoo

(1 Miles) Zoos in Hattiesburg

4

Grand Paradise Waterpark

(26 Miles) Waterparks in Collins

5

Armed Forces Museum

(13 Miles) Museums in Camp Shelby

6

Paul B Johnson State Park

(13 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Hattiesburg

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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