Things to do in Kentucky with kids

Share |

Click on any COLOR BOX below to list by an ATTRACTION TYPE

If you know of any other fun things to do in Kentucky with kids not listed on FamilyDaysOut.com - please get in contact so we can add them to the website and share the great family places to go with other children
fun things to do in
Eddyville
Welcome to Western Kentucky\'s Only Water Park! Come and join the fun at Venture River Water Park. Your little ones can safely slide, splash, squirt at the Pleasure Island Kiddie area. For family togetherness, nothing beats floating along Old Man R...
Maysville
The key to running a successful Water Park & Family Fun Center is having the right equipment. We\'ve cut no corners on quality and have invested in your comfort and safety. Paradise Breeze Family Entertainment Complex offers the following ameniti...
Somerset
Something for everyone is this great outdoor waterpark! 20,000 square-foot wave pool, water fun zone with huge tipping bucket, tube slides and three tall body slides. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Bowling Green
Amusements and rides for big kids and small, plus waterpark with slides, lazy river, wave pool and interactive wet play.
Williamsburg
The Hal Rogers Family Entertainment Center is home to the Kentucky Splash Water Park. The center includes an 18,000 square ft. wave pool, a drift river, a kiddy activity pool, a triple slide complex, a double slide tower, a go-kart track, a champions...
Richmond
8 lane lap pool with two 1 meter diving boards, a play pool with zero depth entry and numerous play features, including four slides!
Hopkinsville
Featuring impressive solo and passenger tube slide rides and a large interactive water playground.
Horse Cave
Have you ever met a kangaroo? Ever played a didgeridoo? Ever fed a lorikeet? You could travel 9,500 miles to Australia to do these things, or just come see us at Kentucky Down Under.
Newport
Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive shows and "meet the biologist" sessions every day. V...
Louisville
Home to more than 1,400 exotic animals in beautiful, naturalistic habitats amid an amazing botanical garden on 134 acres.
Slade
There are few reptile collections that can compare to the diversity of animals on display at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo. Animals on exhibit range from an 18 foot reticulated python, our largest resident, to many types of venomous snakes such as cobras,...
Cave City
You don't have to travel to Africa, India, or a big city zoo to see some of the rarest animals on the face of the earth. Since 1969 the MAMMOTH CAVE WILDLIFE MUSEUM has featured some of the greatest animals ever. The museum has nearly 14,000 square f...
Lexington
Through our tour partners, you will be treated to a rare look inside famous working horse farms that house the most incredible population of Thoroughbred champions and their offspring in the world!
Cave City
Larger than life Hound Dogs await you and challenge you to a fun game of golf and to "Beat the Outhouse" ! ! ! ! High speed go-karts, sharp turns and the "HILL" challenges your driving skills while driving your favorite NASCAR replica on your 1/4 m...
Louisville
Our facility is home to two huge inflatable rooms, a Tot Lot play area, Crafty Art Studio, and Glamour Studio. During the week we are open for Open Plays, Mother’s Day Out, Fun Day Camps, and private events such as birthday parties or field trips. ...
Louisville
At Puzzles Fun Dome we offer a "A PIECE OF FUN FOR EVERYONE!" Nestled within our 22,000 square foot facility are a variety of featured attractions that we know you'll love. In fact our research team has been hard at work designing Puzzle's Fun Dome t...
Radcliff
Blazer's Funzone offers Hardin County Kentucky a wide variety of family fun in a 25000 square foot indoor facility.
Lexington
GattiTown is a 30,000 square foot family entertainment center with over 150 video/redemption games, bumper cars and movies. Our delicious marketplace buffet includes all you care to eat pizza, pasta, breadsticks, salad bar, dessert and drinks. Along...
Nicholasville
Have you ever been to a picnic or carnival and experienced the fun and excitement of giant inflatable structures? BounceU is designed to give you access to these super-cool toys in a safe and comfortable indoor environment. Both kids and adults ali...
Bowling Green
Indoor playground and birthday party center for ages 6 and under. Socks required for adults and children. Come Jump, Tumble, Climb and Play in Bowling Green's most fun and active spot for toddlers and preschoolers! Memberships available.
Bowling Green
7 inflatable bounce houses, toddler's only area, parents lounge with WIFI and a flat screen; arcade games; party and group packages!!
Paducah
Yayas Island is a Tropical Island Themed Playground with Soft Play System, Bounce Houses, and Redemption Games.
Bowling Green
Okay Corvette enthusiasts, it\'s time to rev up your engines and pack up the \'Vette for a road trip to Bowling Green, Kentucky ... Home of the National Corvette Museum (NCM). True \'Vette lovers won\'t want to miss all that the NCM has to offer!
Bowling Green
In addition to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting Kentucky artifacts, the museum provides educational opportunities for elementary, secondary, and college students and the general public. The Kentucky Museum contributes to the tourism and cultura...
Louisville
The Kentucky Derby Museum, which sits on the front steps of historic Churchill Downs, is a very visible part of our community. Graciously welcoming over 200,000 guests through the doors each year and giving them a first hand look at the event for whi...
Lexington
The American Saddlebred Museum, located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, will be highlighting the special bond between children and Saddlebreds in its 2008 exhibition entitled For the Love of a Horse: Children and Saddlebre...
Lexington
The museum is located at the Kentucky Horse Park, already a magnet for horse lovers. This working horse farm, located just north of Lexington in Kentucky's Bluegrass region, offers tours of farm operations, a daily Parade of Breeds, horse and carriag...
Louisville
It takes a special place to craft the Official Bat of Major League Baseball. Since 1884, Louisville Slugger has put prime lumber in the hands of the greatest players of the game. A visit to the museum shows you how the sport has changed a bit between...
Louisville
Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum with over 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art.
Lexington
A fun, interactive, colorful and energetic experience for kids to create and learn.
Ashland
History and heritage along with energy and excitement come together on the Country Music Highway at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. From 6 months to 96 years old, visitors find activity and information that puts the past in perspective and m...
Maysville
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Our purpose is to tell the story of the struggle for freedom in the United States through exhibits and programs that f...
Paducah
The Museum of the American Quilter's Society (MAQS) is a non-profit institution established to educate, promote, and honor today's quiltmaker.Throughout the year, MAQS offers a variety of educational offerings for children, families, and visitors at ...
Fort Knox
An historic trip into the life and times of General George Patton, a key figure in US Army history.
Bowling Green
Active a model railroad;experience the hobo life; learn about the Conductor, Cook and Engineer's experience on the train; hear the story of the Great Locomotive Chase; watch movies in the theater and more.
Bowling Green
Has nearly 50 unique hands-on science exhibits for all ages including standing inside a kaleidoscope and using an air blast cannon!
Petersberg
The state-of-the-art 70,000 square foot museum brings the pages of the Bible to life, casting its characters and animals in dynamic form and placing them in familiar settings.
Clermont
Activities for the Whole Family! Bernheim places strong emphasis on education. Visitor programs and special events will regularly enhance your visit to Bernheim, especially during the summer and on weekends. You will also find a variety of classes...
Lexington
Raven Run is a unique, 734-acre nature sanctuary dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of the Kentucky River Palisades and early Kentucky history. Over 10 miles of hiking trails provide access to streams, meadows and woodlands characteristic of ...
Campbellsville
Green River Lake State Park opened in 1969 contains 1,331 acres along with the 8,200-acre lake. The park has many attractions for those who love nature and wish to experience the beauty that is Kentucky.
Frankfort
You'll experience Kentucky's diverse regional ecosystems and the wealth of fish, plants, and animals that make this their home Whether you have an hour or the whole day at the KDFWR Headquarters and the Salato Wildlife Education Center, you'll have f...
Carrollton
Enjoy a day on the lake with rental canoes, pedal boats and rowboats, mountain bike or hike the fossil trail and play miniature golf. Plus playground, tennis and basketball courts and a picnic area.
Crestwood
Engage your family with our nature and garden backpacks, books and blanket packs, scavenger hunts, and our Saturday morning Children in the Dell Programs.
Golden Pond
Supporting a great range of wet and dry activities, plus historic working farm, planetarium, Nature Station and more.
Louisville
We would like to welcome you to our State-of-the-Art KIDS multi-sports center. Continued support from our customers and the community enables us to offer the premier "Kids' Sports" complex in Kentucky. Our 47,000 sq. ft. Kid's multi-sport center i...
Lexington
A family owned and operated bowling center with 2 locations in Lexington, Kentucky to serve you with family fun, corporate outings, league play, birthday parties, and special events. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to...
Lexington
We are a family owned and operated bowling center with two locations in Lexington, Kentucky to serve you with family fun, corporate outings, league play, birthday parties, and special events.
Shepherdsville
Kart Kountry is fun for the whole family! Located in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, it is the perfect place for a day of FUN! Kart Kountry features the longest Go-Kart track in the World at over 1.5 miles.
Florence
An indoor roller skating rink open year round with timetables including session types including family skate, late night music session and Christian Skate Night.
Louisville
A family friendly ice rink welcoming beginners, improvers, hockey players and figure skaters. Lessons available for different levels.

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

1

Newport Aquarium

Zoos in Newport

2

All About Kids Indoor Play Center

Things to do for Active Kids in Louisville

3

Kentucky Down Under

Zoos in Horse Cave

4

Totters Otterville in Johnnys Toys

Kids Fun in Covington

5

Just Kidn Party and Play Place

Indoor Play in Bowling Green

6

Puzzles Fun Dome

Indoor Play in Louisville

7

Blazers Fun Zone

Indoor Play in Radcliff

8

YaYas Island

Indoor Play in Paducah

9

Barren River Imaginative Museum of Science

Museums in Bowling Green

10

Hillbilly Hound Fun Park

Indoor Play in Cave City

Fun places to visit in Kentucky with kids

Kentucky is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Kentucky's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Kentucky with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

Kentucky

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Kentucky - 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 KY