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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
Monroe Zoo
(3 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
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...
Farmerville
Piney forests, rolling hills, five fishing piers, and a beautiful lake draw visitors to this quiet, majestic state park. Designed to keep the focus on nature, park facilities blend with the natural landscape to enhance the outdoor experience of this ...
Chatham
Located on a peninsula on Caney Lake, Jimmie Davis State Park offers two boat launches and a fishing pier that cater to the sportsmen looking for a prime freshwater fishing spot. Waterskiing is another way to enjoy the clear waters of the lake, which...
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 ...
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.
Crossland Zoo
(43 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.
Homer
Take your pick: swimming, fishing, birding, boating of all kinds, waterskiing, camping, hiking or just plain relaxing and enjoying unsurpassed natural beauty. It's all here . . . at Lake Claiborne State Park. For fishermen, the freshwater lake was la...
Winfield
The Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame contains memorabilia of political figures throughout the state's history. The Hall of Fame includes governors, senators, congressman and representatives, a president and a presidential advisor. We have ...
El Dorado
Located adjacent to the El Dorado High School, this 13-acre site exhibits plants indigenous to Arkansas's West Gulf Coastal Plain region and exotic species including flowering azaleas and camellias. Operated by the South Arkansas Community College, t...
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...
Smackover
Officially opened to the public in 1986, the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources is situated in the midst of the historic sixty square mile Smackover Oil Field and one mile south of the oil rich town of Smackover. Although the Museum represents all...
Minden
Are you looking for a full hook-up RV Park? Cinnamon Creek RV Park is centrally located in northern Louisiana near Shreveport-Bossier and Minden.
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...
Doyline
Situated on the western shore of Lake Bistineau, this park offers a satisfying blend of beautiful vistas and outstanding recreational facilities. Memorable for its upland mixed hardwood forest, its open waters, and its enchanting stands of cypress an...
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...
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...
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.
Pineville
A beautiful place for kids to enjoy animals out in the pastures and not in cages.
Alligator Park
(77 Miles)
Natchitoches
Come explore the unique, mysterious, and exciting world of the American Alligator -- at the Bayou Pierre Alligator Park, located just outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana. This 5 acre park is an authentic Cajun countryside, complete with Cajun music, g...
Vidalia
Welcoming RVs and campers, offering clubhouse, nature trail, playground, swimming pool and local festivals.
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.
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...
Alexandria
Kent House plantation house is one of the oldest standing structures in the state of Louisiana. Together with its outbuildings, it preserves the homestead of a successful Creole family typical of a Louisiana colonial era working plantation. Kent P...
Alexandria
Encompasses 33 shady acres, and is home to more than 600 animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Party Central
(91 Miles)
Bossier City
Go-carts, mini golf, batting baseball cages, arcade games, bumper boats, kitty rides, rockclimbing, bongee trampoline, and concessions.
Cypress Zoo
(91 Miles)
Benton
Come Have a WILD day at Cypress Zoo and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center with roughly 30 species located on about 10 acres inside the Cypress Black Bayou Park.
Jumpin Jupiter
(93 Miles)
Bossier City
Jumpin Jupiter is your party headquarters in Louisiana. Fun for the whole family, Jumpin Jupiter is an indoor party and play center featuring large inflatables, interactive games and more for the whole family.
Frierson
Yogie and Friends is the only sanctuary for large, exotic cats in the State of Louisiana.
Shreveport
Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center in Shreveport-Bossier, featuring over 290 science, math and space exhibits, daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, open-access, interactive, laser SPACE DOME P...
Shreveport
The Gallery has had a profound interest in both American history and American/European art and, consequently, has amassed a collection that ranges from pieces created during the colonial period to contemporary works. Most of these are arranged in chr...
Shreveport
Take a trip back in time with us to see what life was like when Shreveport was young. The Spring Street Historical Museums building was constructed in the 1860s as Tallys Bank and is one of the oldest remaining buildings in downtown Shreveport. The b...
Jubilee Zoo
(95 Miles)
Shreveport
Jubilee Zoo is a family entertainment facility featuring a petting zoo and exotic animal exhibits. Bring the kids or spend some special time with your special someone. Bounce in the moonwalks, let the little ones ride a pony, tour the 20+ acre zoo ...
In The Zone
(97 Miles)
Shreveport
Come enjoy our inflatable obstacle courses, slides, combo units, interactive games, toddler activities, and more.
Shreveport
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is mission driven--its purpose is to educate, promote tourism and to build community pride. Located on six acres of state land at 3015 Greenwood Road, adjacent to the State Fairgrounds, the museum is funded and oper...
DixieMaze Farms
(100 Miles)
Shreveport
DixieMaze Farms offers a Fall Festival including a Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, and Haunted Trails every October. We also host a 5K Mud Run every June and Birthday Parties and groups throughout the year. You can always expect a Farmtastic good time at D...
Shreveport
Splash Kingdom is a family friendly park. We ask our guests to keep this foremost in their mind when they visit Splash Kingdom. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Shreveport for kids.
Shreveport
Located three miles west of Blanchard, the 160-acre nature park contains a pine-oak-hickory forest accessible by five miles of nature trails. The park has an interpretive building, a pavilion with restrooms, a handicapped-accessible trail, and severa...
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...
Long Leaf
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!! Especially for Children: Motorcar Rides, Pony Rides, Space Jumpers, "Angel Express" Train Rides, & Face Painting
Florien
Over 700 acres of wild and cultivated beauty, Hodges Gardens State Park, located in Sabine Parish, is a unique member of the State Parks system.
Oil City
The museum exhibits items concerning the region\'s famous oil history, the associated growth of area oil-boom towns, the railroad, and previous local Native American settlement. The museum also maintains an extensive local history library and collect...
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.
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.
Gators & Friends
(112 Miles)
Greenwood
In addition to the huge reptiles, Gators and Friends has a fully stocked petting zoo where you and the kids can walk among tame and cuddly miniature horses, kangaroos, ring-tailed lemurs, deer, coatimundis, goats, llamas, a camel, a capybara (the lar...
Rodessa
This 9-acre park along Black Bayou Lake provides a boat ramp with dock, a family pavilion with restrooms, playground equipment and picnic tables with grills.
Anacoco
Pleasantly located on several small bluffs that extend over and into the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend Reservoir State Park offers a scenic, waterfront view from many vantage points. While the reservoir is nationally recognized as a destin...
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.

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

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Monroe Zoo

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Northeast Louisiana Childrens Museum

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The Louisiana Purchase Zoological Society

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Chemin-A-Haut State Park

(32 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Bastrop

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Poverty Point Reservoir State Park

(37 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Delhi

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Jimmie Davis State Park

(29 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Chatham

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Lake Claiborne State Park

(49 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Homer

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Lake D'Arbonne State Park

(29 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Farmerville

Fun places to visit in Monroe with kids

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