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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
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
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.
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.
Wilson Castle
(11 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 ...
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...
Vicksburg
People who have lived in Vicksburg all their lives have said they did not fully understand the Siege, the naval operations, or the impact on local citizens until they visited the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum.
Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg. Vicksburg was a fortress located on high ground guarding the Mississippi River. The Vicksburg battlefield includes 1,330 monuments and markers, a 16 mile tour...
Vicksburg
Daily Tours: approx. 1 hour and 15 min. in length. An entertaining narrative history about the Mississippi River and its surroundings. Sunset Cruise: approx. 1 hour and 15 min. in length. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the sunset over t...
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...
Durant
The beautiful hardwood forests of Holmes County State Park are home to an abundant of wildlife, and provide the scenic backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.
Collins
Lazy river, bowl ride, interactive kids' water play area, tube slides, mat-racing slide, and body slides!
St Joseph
There are over 3,000 acres of water surface on Lake Bruin, and the visitors to Lake Bruin State Park have access to every acre for incomparable freshwater fishing, superb water sports and fine outdoor living. The 53-acre site was originally establish...
Choctaw
Enjoy eight acres of white sand beaches and crystal clear pools in an amazing tropical environment. More than 300 palm trees surround guests catching some rays on the beach. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do w...
Delhi
The 2,700-acre, man-made lake that is the center piece for Poverty Point Reservoir State Park offers visitors an outlet for a variety of watersport activities and a scenic backdrop for waterfowl migration each spring and fall.
McComb
Offers a calm and gentle river ride with small rapids by your choice of canoe or inflatable tube ring.
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...
Dunns Falls
(80 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.
The Gator Ranch
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(80 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.
Greenwood
Founded in 1956, GLT continues to produce four productions each season in addition to a children’s/youth summer workshop.
Meridian
This zoo features lots of animal interaction and over 100 different varieties of birds!
Hattiesburg
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.
West Greenwood
Our name is Cottonlandia, but our museum is about so much more than cotton. Mississippi artwork combines with history - local, military, and agricultural - along with an immense collection of Native American artifacts to create a museum that has some...
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.
Natchez
Throughout its history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity. This is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park. Guided tours of the Melrose mansion house are offered every hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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.
North Greenville
Winterville Mounds, named for a nearby community, is the site of a prehistoric ceremonial center built by a Native American civilization that thrived from about A.D. 1000 to 1450. The mounds, part of the Winterville society's religious system, were t...
Louisville
Hidden in the red hills country of Mississippi, Legion State Park strikes the perfect balance of natural beauty and modern comfort with all man-made structures in the park designed to complement the pristine beauty of the area.
Vidalia
Welcoming RVs and campers, offering clubhouse, nature trail, playground, swimming pool and local festivals.
Lake Village
The Mississippi Delta's captivating beauty and recreational opportunities come together at Arkansas's largest natural lake, Lake Chicot. Cut off centuries ago when the Mississippi River changed course, this 20-mile long oxbow lake is a peaceful setti...
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...
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.
Bastrop
Chemin-A-Haut State Park was designed with children in mind. Two playgrounds in the day-use area are a favorite spot of the younger patrons as is the wading pool in the swimming complex. Also, the park\\\'s swimming pool is open Memorial Day weekend ...
Grenada
Located on scenic Grenada Lake, Hugh White State Park offers the finest outdoor recreation amenities available, all nestled in a setting unmatched in natural beauty. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids...
Monroe
The zoo has 440 animals representing 167 species on 82 acres and we focus on delivering an entertaining, educational program in a manner that is safe for both the animals and the guests, while exposing the guests to specific themes and a solid messag...
Monroe Zoo
(112 Miles)
Monroe
The wildest Party in town! Everyone enjoys a fun-filled day! Your family and friends will be able to spend the entire day at the ZOO.
Monroe
A hands-on, interactive museum for children of all ages. Exhibits such The Kids Cafe, Health Club, Bubbleworks and Stufee. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Global Wildlife Center
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(116 Miles)
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!
Wiggins
A great outdoor water park featuring large and small water slides, plus boating, water skiing and fishing with boat rental available. Camping also available.
Rosedale
Situated inside the Mississippi River levee and bordered by the majestic Mississippi river on its western edge, Great River Road State Park offers magnificent views of the \"Fathers of Waters\" from a setting unmatched in natural beauty.
Crossland Zoo
(118 Miles)
Crossett
The Crossland Zoo was established in 1953 and has over 50 different mammal, reptile and avian species. Special educational programs are presented throughout the year.
Tupelo
The 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway commemorates an ancient trail that connected southern portions of the Mississippi River, through Alabama, to salt licks in today's central Tennessee. Today, visitors can experience this National Scenic Byway and All...
Watson
The paved trail stretches through a shaded canopy of native hardwoods, alongside agricultural fields, and across many streams. Wildlife viewing and birding opportunities abound along the route. The park visitor center is located on Ark. 49 in Barton...
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.
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,...
Oakland
This park offers 83 campsites. Yocona Ridge offers 35 waterfront sites, a laundry room, a playground, and a bathhouse. Jones Creek campground offers 48 naturalized wooded camping areas, restrooms, and a small playground.
Water Valley
Get out and enjoy the crisp Fall air at the Farm. Pick a pumpkin to carve, wander through their mysterious maze, take a ride on the cow train or play in the hay. It’s sure to be fun for the whole family!

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

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Jumpin Jax Bounce House

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Jackson

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The Bounce Palace

(8 Miles) Indoor Play in Ridgeland

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Mississippi River Tours

(41 Miles) Tours in Vicksburg

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Russell C Davis Planetarium

(0 Miles) Childrens Entertainment in Jackson

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Mississippi Petrified Forrest

(2 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Jackson

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Mississippi Childrens Museum

(3 Miles) Museums in Jackson

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Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

(2 Miles) Museums in Jackson

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Roosevelt State Park

(31 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Morton

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Mississippi Museum of Art

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Lake Lincoln State Park

(44 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Wesson

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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