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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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  • Piedmont Environmental Center

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    (135 miles)High Point

    Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres

  • Danville Science Center

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    (86 miles)Danville

    Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. Friendly staff and volunteers stand ready to encourage you to explore ...

  • Pamplin Historical Park

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    (86 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, ...

  • Amazement Square

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    (28 miles)Lynchburg

    Amazement Square is Central Virginias first multidisciplinary, hands-on childrens museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, ...

  • Natural Bridge Wax Museum

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    (38 miles)Natural Bridge

    features scenes of Virginia and Natural Bridge history where the curtain opens on George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, the Confederacy, all perched on narrated sets.

  • Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

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    (78 miles)Hillsboro

    - located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West ...

  • Mount Vernon

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    (117 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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    (126 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 ...

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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    (126 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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    (126 miles)Washington

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

  • The Old Post Office Pavillion

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    (127 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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    (127 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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    (127 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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    (127 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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    (124 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!

  • G-Force Karts

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    (81 miles)Richmond

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

  • Haunted Monster Museum and Dinosaur Kingdom

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    (38 miles)Natural Bridge

    At the Haunted Monster Museum you will experience Professor Cline's work displayed haunted house style. Visitor's say it's Bizarre and unique, like Scooby Doo meets the Twilight Zone. Here we ...

  • Kings Dominion

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    (78 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 ...

  • Glen Echo Park

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    (126 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, ...

  • Wet n Wild Emerald Point

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    (132 miles)Greensboro

    With over 36 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone from mild to wild, tots to seniors and wet to dry.

  • Alexander Water Park

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    (110 miles)Dublin

    Water purifying system - No More red eyes, green hair, itchy skin or faded swim suits. 8 Lane Lap Pool, Walk in access to water, Heated Water, 38 ft. long Water Slide, Spray Toys and Water Drops, ...

  • Splash Valley

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    (68 miles)Roanoke

    Featuring two 34-foot high water slides, a current river, and a children's play area with spray features, Splash Valley is fun for everyone!

  • Massanutten Waterpark

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    (45 miles)Massanutten

    Massanutten Indoor WaterPark is open year-round for family fun, group and birthday party entertainment while the Outdoor WaterPark is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Hours do vary ...

  • Splashdown Waterpark

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    (104 miles)Manassas

    770 foot Lazy River - 25 Meter Lap Pool - Interactive children's area with 4 slides, bubblers and fountains - Activity Pool - Two fast Cannon Ball Slides. One of the many good family places to go if ...

  • Splash Down

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    (104 miles)Manassas

    Features include Lazy River, Lilly Pad and Log Walk, Big Kahuna Beach, play area with bubbles, fountains and activities plus 6 different slides and more besides.