Things to do in MECHANICSVILLE with kids

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?

Don't forget about those dinosaurs in Virginia 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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  • G-Force Karts

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    (2 miles) Richmond

    Not only go-karting fun, but archery tag, lasertag and paintball too! It's all happening in Virginia!

  • Science Museum of Virginia

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    (6 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 ...

  • Virginia Aviation Museum

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    (7 miles) Richmond

    features the spectacular SR-71 Blackbird; 36 historic, vintage aircraft; reproductions of the Wright brothers' kite, gliders and famous 1903 Flyer; early flight memorabilia; a World War II diorama ...

  • Maymont

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    (8 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 ...

  • Romp n Roll West End

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    (11 miles) Glen Allen

    Kids' Classes, Camps, and Birthday Parties for the Six and Under Crowd!

  • Thunderbolt Indoor Karting

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    (14 miles) Richmond

    Feel the need for speed as you race around this Indoor Karting track in Richmond, Virginia! League, adult, and kids racing all ready to be enjoyed!

  • Kings Dominion

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    (16 miles) Doswell

    Get ready for those hair raising thrills at Kings Dominion, with theme park fun AND water fun spills! Over 400 acres of Virginia entertainment awaits you!

  • The Playroom

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    (18 miles) Chester

    A fun and entertaining indoor play center for toddlers and children up to 10 years old - filled with creativity and fun!

  • Pocahontas State Park

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    (19 miles) Chesterfield

    A beautiful Virginia State Park with outdoor fun - with hiking, camping, boating and picnicking. Even an aquatic center!

  • Swaders Sports Park

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    (25 miles) Prince George

    Go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, batting cages, driving range, arcade, Rt. 66 bowling, birthday parties & banquet center! Its Playtime!!!

  • Metro Richmond Zoo

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    (27 miles) 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.

  • Pamplin Historical Park

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    (30 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, ...

  • Go Ape Freedom Park

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    (37 miles) Williamsburg

    Zip, swing, and climb through the trees! Go Ape Treetop Adventure is a highly interactive 2-3 hour outdoor experience featuring zip lines, tarzan swings, and awesome obstacles at heights of 40-50 ...

  • Go Karts Plus

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    (38 miles) Williamsburg

    Four great go-kart tracks! Strap yourself into the Super Stockarts for a race around a high-banked oval track in karts that look just like your favorite NASCARs! Be the captain of your own bumper ...

  • Westmoreland Berry Farm

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    (41 miles) Oak Grove

    Farm fun in Virginia, with berry fields, a petting zoo, nature trails and play areas for the kids! Charming farm for your family day out!

  • Bounce House Williamsburg

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    (41 miles) Williamsburg

    We have over 30,000 square feet of indoor playground with bounce houses, obstacle courses, Go-Karts, Bungee Bounce, concession, and private party rooms for the birthday boy or girl. We are the ...

  • Beyond Bricks

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    (42 miles) Williamsburg

    It's playtime! Kids can create, play and explore in this indoor creative playroom perfect for infants to 12 years.

  • Pirate's Cove Williamsburg

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    (42 miles) Williamsburg

    Come visit award-winning Pirate's Cove-- the ultimate family attraction in Williamsburg! We are Williamsburg's premier miniature golf course, the only place for adventure and tales of true pirate ...

  • Lake Anna State Park

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    (44 miles) Spotsylvania

    Kids can learn from experts about panning for gold, and enjoy boating, fishing and seasonal swimming, as well as trails to enjoy!

  • Bay Country Kayaking

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    (45 miles) Williamsburg

    Enjoy fun kayaking tours with Bay Country Kayaking - a family owned and operated kayak eco-tour company offering guided, narrated tours within Virginia - and fun for the whole family!

  • Water Country USA

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    (47 miles) Williamsburg

    Water fun in Williamsburg with this super cool water park, with interactive river adventures, geysers, and pools all set to a 50s and 60th surf theme! Let's surf safari in Virginia!

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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    (48 miles) Williamsburg

    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 world-class ...

  • Beaverdam Park

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    (48 miles) Gloucester

    Gloucester's largest park (1340 acres) is located in the central part of the county and surrounds a 635-acre lake. Beaverdam Park is open 7 days a week year-round and only closes on Christmas Day and ...

  • Central Park Funland

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    (49 miles) Fredericksburg

    Central Park Funland, Virginia's largest Family Entertainment Center, is the perfect place to have some fun. Our 40,000+ square foot facility sits on over 4 acres and is open 364 days a year.

  • Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

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    (50 miles) Falmouth

    Explore the historic home of artist Gari Melchers, with nature, art galleries, and trail.

  • York River Charters

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    (54 miles) Yorktown

    Charter Boat Fishing and Sightseeing on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay convenient to Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, and Gloucester, VA.

  • Rebounderz Newport News

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    (57 miles) Newport News

    A super fun and bouncy experience for anyone 3 and up!

  • Virginia Living Museum

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    (62 miles) Newport News

    Virginia's natural heritage comes alive through living exhibits that encompass all the state's geographic regions from the mountains to the ocean. Each exhibit tells a story.

  • The Mariners Museum

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    (62 miles) Newport News

    Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings and much more.

  • Maryland International Raceway

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    (62 miles) Mechanicsville

    The whole family can experience the thrill of the number 1 motorsports facility in the region! With Dragsters, Jet Cars, and Top Fuel Harleys, it's all engines and speed at this International Raceway ...

  • Virginia Discovery Museum

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    (67 miles) 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, ...

  • Rollerworks Family Skating Center

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    (67 miles) Bealeton

    Rollerworks is a family-owned & operated, family-friendly skating center with emphasis on FUN! Their music is censored, and parents are ALWAYS welcome!

  • Charlottesville Ice Park

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    (67 miles) 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 ...

  • Animated Child

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    (69 miles) Montclair

    The Animated Child provides an integrated environment where children are encouraged to be curious and independent. Our setting is created for the inquisitive child. We aspire to develop a deep sense ...

  • Virginia Air and Space Center

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    (69 miles) Hampton

    Dozens of hands-on air and space exhibits await the whole family at this premiere interactive aviation gallery that spans 100 years of flight! With actual historic aircraft!