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If you hear the words “I’m bored”, then you’re clearly not in Virginia! Whatever they LOVE to do, you will find it here.

You will find beaches, mountains, incredible wilderness, and some of the oldest towns in the entire country…you ready?

There are theme parks AND dinosaurs with Dinosaur Land, or true hair raising thrills with Kings Dominion.  Kids can cool down at MANY water parks like Splashdown, and the retro Water Country USA.  Animals? Of course they have those! Virginia Safari Park is the ONLY drive through zoo in the state, and they have zoos galore.

Hit the water with Bay Country Kayaking, or why not through a bit of learning fun in there with museums like Virginia Air and Space Center and the fascinating Frontier Culture Museum.

And of course, the incredible wilderness! See it from new heights with Vertical Rock Climbing, or explore the state parks like Pocahontas State Park packed with incredible activities.  Did we mention you can also trek with Llamas? Check out Twincreeks Llama Trekking! 

There are so many fun things to do in Virginia, chances are you will be extending your family days out for much longer adventures! Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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  • Pamplin Historical Park

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    (54 miles)Petersburg

    Throughout the Park there are hands-on things to do for the whole family. The Civil War Store also has a “Discovery Area” that features quality apparel, modern and period games, books, ...

  • Sotterley Plantation

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    (76 miles)Hollywood

    Whether you're looking for a tour of the plantation, a place for an educational program, classroom visit, or a beautiful place to just enjoy the scenery, Sotterley is the place!

  • Treasures of the Sea Exhibit

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    (115 miles)Georgetown

    Experience the excitement of treasure hunting in the waters of the Atlantic; step back in time to the era of exploration when Spain ruled the seas and the treasures of the New World were flowing into ...

  • Mount Vernon

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    (104 miles)Mount Vernon

    Great place to go with the family as it has an interactive museum and hands on discovery centre, farm animals and movies about George Washington

  • FDR Memorial

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    (114 miles)Southwest - Waterfront

    Spread over 7.5 acres, traces 12 years of the history of the United States through a sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. Sculptures inspired by photographs depict ...

  • Old Post Office Tower

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    (114 miles)NW Washington DC

    Get a great view of Washington DC and the surrounding areas from the 270 foot observation deck on the Old Post Office Tower

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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    (115 miles)SW Washington DC

    You'll see how paper money gets printed, cut, sorted and inspected for defects. There is a self guided 35 minutes tour which is one of DC's most populra.

  • Lincoln Memorial

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    (115 miles)Washington

    Kids know a lot about the 16th president from school, and are generally very interested to visit the memorial of Lincoln

  • The Washington Monument

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    (115 miles)NW Washington

    The interior opened to the public in 1888. Today, an elevator takes visitors on the 70 second trip up to the 500 foot landing for magnificent views of the city.

  • The Old Post Office Pavillion

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    (115 miles)NW Washington DC

    A highlight of a visit to the Old Post Office Pavilion is always a 360-degree picturesque view of Washington. From the observation deck of the 315-foot granite Clock Tower, you can enjoy the city\'s ...

  • Fords Theatre

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    (115 miles)NW Washington

    A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore and celebrate Lincoln’s ideals and ...

  • The White House

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    (116 miles)White House

    Public tours of the White House are available for groups of 10 or more people. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to six months in advance.

  • Fort Verde State Historic Park

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    (118 miles)Cape Verde

    Fort Verde State Historic Park is the best preserved example of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. Spanning from 1865 through 1890 Camp Lincoln, Camp Verde and finally Fort Verde were home to ...

  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm

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    (121 miles)McLean

    The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a recreated 18th century farm. Costumed staff and volunteers work the land as it was done in the 18th century, and encourage visitors to help!

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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    (120 miles)Greenbelt

    We demonstrate what is current and unique about Goddard and NASA through exciting interactive experiences for the public. Come visit us to hear lectures, see exciting model rocket launches, and ...

  • Atlantic Fun Park

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    (42 miles)Virginia Beach

    A super fun amusement park in Virginia Beach with family fun rides, tasty foods and super awesome games!

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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    (8 miles)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 ...

  • G-Force Karts

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    (54 miles)Richmond

    Your top location in Richmond for go-kart racing. Great for families, kids, and adults.

  • Kings Dominion

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    (65 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 ...

  • Six Flags America

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    (113 miles)Bowie

    A great variety of thrilling rides for all ages with youngest kids well catered for too, with new developments and addition this year.

  • Glen Echo Park

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    (122 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, ...

  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark

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    (43 miles)Virginia Beach

    Ocean Breeze Waterpark has added two new body slides for the summer of 2008."Walk the Plank" is a 200 foot dark tunnel with an exhilarating 50 foot drop!"Pirates Plummet" has a tunnel that opens up ...

  • Water Country USA

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    (7 miles)Williamsburg

    Great waterpark set to a 50's and 60's surf theme. Don't miss the newest attraction - The Hubba Hubba Highway - an interactive river adventure, guests can "cruise" down this free-floating river ride ...

  • Great Wolf Park Waterpark

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    (13 miles)Williamsburg

    Whether it's 10 degrees below or raining cats and dogs, it's always a balmy 84 degrees inside the resort's gigantic, 67,000 square-foot indoor waterpark. Bear Track Landing puts the emphasis on fun ...

  • Jolly Rogers Spash Mountain

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    (108 miles)Ocean City

    Splash Mountain does it again. Challenge yourself with the Eye the Hurricane or challenge Family and Friends at the Six Lane Super Racer!

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