Things to do in Lynchburg with kids

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Lynchburg
A four-level structure also known as Amazement Square. This fab family-friendly learning center offers loads of hands-on interacting fun, including America's highest indoor climbing tower, a "walk-through" model of the human heart, and exhibits that ...
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, activities and programs.
Lynchburg
A fun and adrenaline packed snow sports center with skiing, snowboarding and tubing - ideal for all ages and abilities.
Sprout Spring
Family campground with lots of activities to keep everyone amused and happy!
Natural Bridge
The largest collection of childhood memorabilia on display in the world. The museum collections feature many full sets and series of collectible toys particularly since 1975.
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 showcase the very best of this type of fun family entertai...
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.
Natural Bridge
Along with spectacular landscape, expect an entertaining tour through the caverns. On a 45 minute journey into the east coast's deepest commercial cavern, descend 34 stories into the earth, and learn how our striking underground world was carved and ...
Natural Bridge
Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!
Natural Bridge
Virginia Safari park is Virginia's only Drive-Thru Zoo. A great place to visit to get up close and personal to some of the amazing animals.
Glow-A-Rama
(30 Miles)
Buchanan
Glow-A-Rama, The Blacklight Experience includes 18 Hole INDOOR BLACKLIGHT MINI-GOLF - with Blacklight Game Room, and New Blacklight Dance N' Party Room.
Huddleston
In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, camping, picnicking, a visitor center and interpretive programs.
Roanoke
Exhibits offer a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia, creating a vivid cultural and educational experience. Rotating exhibits allows focus on a variety of people, industries and events that have influenced the region. Also offers...
Roanoke
Providing hands-on, interactive exhibits. Utilizing our planetarium as an educational and entertaining resource. Offering a variety of innovative programs, both on-site and in the community.
Mill Mountain Zoo
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(45 Miles)
Roanoke
is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo offers year round educational and recreational opportunities.
Roanoke
Art Venture is a hands-on interactive gallery and art center that is fun for EVERYONE! You can paint a portrait, play a musical painting, design a chair, stage a puppet show, drive a circus wagon, or create a creature made of clay.
Roanoke
Houses lots of steam locomotives including the J611, diesel engines, railcars, trucks, trolleys, carriages, vintage cars, an O-gauge layout (which the small people love) plus many special exhibits and events throughout the year.
Splash Valley
(47 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!
The Zone
(49 Miles)
Rocky Mt
Go Karts for younger and older child drivers, basic mini golf plus batting cages.
Staunton
To tell the story of these early immigrants and their American descendents, the Museum has moved or reproduced examples of traditional rural buildings from England, Germany, Ireland, West Africa, and America. The Museum engages the public at these ex...
Danville
The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry artifacts in the world! - 117 Tanks & Artillery pieces + lots more
Charlottesville
Public skating, skating classes and lessons, learn-to-play-hockey, Stick & Puck hockey practice sessions, Drop-In hockey sessions. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Charlottesville for kids.
Charlottesville
A hands-on children's museum, with exhibits on the arts, sciences, humanities, history, and nature. Families are encouraged to explore the Museum together - visitors of all ages are free to touch, play and explore.
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 your world.
Grand Caverns
(61 Miles)
Grottoes
Grand Caverns is a stately and powerful example of Nature's handiwork. Gigantic stalactites point down from above. Equally imposing stalagmites thrust upward from the caverns floor.
Martinsville
Great Natural History Museum featuring that great family favourite - The Dinisour - check events for up to date info
Ridgeway
Amazing Interactive Animal Experience! All tours by appointment so you can touch & hold the animals! Petting Ranch Critters like you have never had in your life! Come visit exotic and domestic animals! Cuddle a Mountain Coatimundi! Kiss a Potbelly P...
Gap Mills
Tucked away among the hills on the southeastern edge of the state lies Moncove Lake State Park. Located in the pastoral setting of Monroe County, Moncove Lake State Park seems worlds away from everyday realities.
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 seasonally, but they are always available
Harrisonburg
A hands-on, interactive museum where children (ages 2-12) and their families can explore and learn together. The museum offers a wide range of activities including culture, science and technology. All activities and exhibits are designed so young min...
Moseley
Hop aboard the Safari Train and take a fifteen minute ride into the African Savannah. Get up close and personal with free-ranging animals while receiving a guided tour.
Marlinton
Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including hiking, swimming, fishing and boating. ...
Marlinton
The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile long rail trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Trail uses include bicycling, backpacking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding.
Hillsboro
Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. Development of the park has been minimal in order to preserve the natural attractions of the area
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 Virginia.
Lewisburg
Descend 120 feet below the Earth's surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, is a truly magical place for both young and old. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Vi...
Henderson
Set a course for Kerr Lake State Recreation Area to enjoy sailing, fishing, water skiing and camping. This 50,000 acre, man-made lake is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and landlubbers alike. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're ...
Burlington
A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked tours - from wolves, tigers and lions!
Dunmore
Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County.
Cass
Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life.
Chesterfield
Pocahontas State Park offers a variety of outdoor natural, historical and recreational activities including camping, canoeing, swimming, nature programs, guided hikes, birthday parties, scout programs, special events, summer concerts, races and marat...
Glen Allen
Kids' Classes, Camps, and Birthday Parties for the Six and Under Crowd!
Spotsylvania
Kids can learn from experts about panning for gold, and enjoy boating, fishing and seasonal swimming, as well as trails to enjoy!
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, Water Basketball, Shaded swimming and sitting area in...
Maymont
(92 Miles)
Richmond
Maymont is home to many native Virginia animals including mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish. Hundreds of animals, representing more than 100 species, reside within Maymont's groundsat the Children's Farm, in the Wildlife Exhibits and in t...
Danbury
Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discovered sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles.
Richmond
Everywhere you look there is something cool to do to — move the earth, explore space, solve a crime, see rats play basketball, ride a Segway and see a giant IMAX movie. This science museum in a historic train station has something for everyone!
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, collectibles and souvenirs that are perfect for kids and youn...
Durham
Minutes from Durham, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill the Eno River State Park offers secluded wilderness trails with the serenity of a clear river drifting and cascading over a rocky stream bed.
Luray
Seeing zookeepers interact with animals and know them personally. Having a zookeeper available to answer your questions. Getting Close and personal with animals is something Luray Zoo does best! Have you ever been close enough to a tiger you can cou...

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

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Amazement Square

(0 Miles) Historical Attractions in Lynchburg

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Haunted Monster Museum and Dinosaur Kingdom

(27 Miles) Theme Parks in Natural Bridge

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Virginia Safari Park

(27 Miles) Zoos in Natural Bridge

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Mill Mountain Zoo

(45 Miles) Zoos in Roanoke

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Glow-A-Rama

(30 Miles) Indoor Play in Buchanan

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Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre

(4 Miles) Skiing in Lynchburg

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ArtVenture Interactive Center

(45 Miles) Museums in Roanoke

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Splash Valley

(47 Miles) Waterparks in Roanoke

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The Natural Bridge Zoo

(27 Miles) Zoos in Natural Bridge

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The Zone

(49 Miles) Kids Fun in Rocky Mt

Fun places to visit in Lynchburg with kids

Virginia 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 Virginia'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 Virginia 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!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Virginia - 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 VA