Things to do in Mount Vernon with kids

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kinmundy
American Obstacle is an outdoor adventure park featuring a 6 different ziplines, team building courses, rock climbing wall, and kayaking.
Marion
Indoor playground with a variety of activities to do to keep the kids entertained for hours. Comfortable seating provided for parents/guardians.
Carbondale
This great family amusement park features go-carting, miniature golf and a games center with lots of video games and fun! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Illinois
Kidz Play Zone
(44 Miles)
Carbondale
Inflatable Interactive Indoor Bounce House Family Fun Center. We have several large bounce inflatables,5 Wii stations, learning computer rooms,large private party room,free Wi-Fi,foosball, air hockey,baskeball,playhouses,toddler section,rock climb...
Maryville
18 hole lighted miniature golf course, heated indoor batting cages and arcade room.
Caseyville
A super atmospheric two storey lazer tag arena with full arcade and even indoor mini golf!
St Louis
The nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. Attractions within the Arch are the Journey to the Top, the Museum of Westward Expansion, educational pro...
World Aquarium
(73 Miles)
St. Louis
Over 10,000 outrageous sea creatures and fun river critters await you at the World Aquarium as well as unique land animals like sloths, alligators, two headed snakes and two-headed turtles. You can feed stingrays, pet a shark, get a fish manicure, or...
City Museum
(73 Miles)
St Louis
Treat yourselves to a trip into the multi level mind of artist Bob Cassilly, from the rooftop Ferris Wheel down through 3 jam packed floors of creative and exhilarating fun to actual caves beneath the building with a 10 storey slide to die for! Plus ...
Evansville
Situated on 50 acres of rolling hills on Evansville's north west side. Mesker park zoo is home to over 700 animals, thousands of exotic botanic species and Amazonia , forest of riches!
St Louis
The EarthWays Home, a three-story Victorian residence built in 1885 at 3617 Grandel Square, was renovated in 1994 to showcase practical demonstrations of energy efficient systems, recycled products and waste reduction practices. Today this handsome e...
Cape Girardeau
Lazy L Safari Park is a walk-thru zoo featuring animals from Alligators to Zebras! Visitors can get up close and personal with over 50 different species of exotic animals. You'll also find a petting zoo, gift shop, picnic shelter, and snack shack. ...
St Louis
Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city o...
Evansville
18,000 square feet of hands on, multi media exhibits and activities encouraging skill development, self expression and the freedom to explore.
Evansville
A planetarium is a domed theater in which a realistic and scientifically-accurate simulation of the night sky is created, using a highly-specialized "star projector." One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kid...
Evansville
Take a tour of a significant historic amphibious vessel and learn about life onboard from the mess deck to the Captain's cabin! Guaranteed to fascinate imaginative kids.
Evansville
Fills a significant place in the local community and beyond, offering free arts class places to children considered vulnerable in a super nurturing creative environment. Other families are welcome to at a modest charge.
St Louis
Explore science and learning with your children as they begin to understand the world around them. Families can experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. The Discovery Room helps children focus on the...
East Alton
This 12,000-square-foot facility is the result of a collaboration of the Corps and the nonprofit Meeting of the Great Rivers Foundation and tells the story of the Mississippi River. The Museum features state of the art interactive displays and exhibi...
Evansville
Everyone wants to have fun! We offer art entertainment sessions using acrylic paints and a 16 x 20 inch canvas. We give guided instructions so no artistic skills are necessary. We meet entertainment with creativity! The activities coordinator is an ...
Vincennes
History is boring! If this is what you think - then you need to visit George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
St Louis Zoo
(78 Miles)
St Louis
he Saint Louis Zoo has educated, entertained and earned a place in the hearts of St. Louisans for generations. With the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904, there began a long and slow process to establish a zoological park. Sure enough, local prid...
St Louis
The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the nation's leading comprehensive art museums, containing more than 30,000 works of art.
Evansville
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is an Indiana State Nature Preserve and National Natural Landmark featuring nearly 200 acres of virgin bottomland hardwood forest. This old-growth lowland forest is of exceptionally high quality.
Evansville
Spend an adventurous day at Evansville, Indiana's most unique and exciting miniature golf course. AdventureLand has two 18 hole courses surrounded by caves, waterfalls, and streams. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Grants Farm
(80 Miles)
St Louis
There are many exciting animal encounters possible at Grant's Farm, the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family. The Farm is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 100 different species. The Farm has been a St. Louis tradition for o...
Gattitown Evansville
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(80 Miles)
Evansville
Gattitown Evansville offers complete Family Entertainment! Over 20,000 sq. ft. of FUN! Our All-You-Care-To-Eat-&-Drink Buffet includes delicious pizzas, pastas, fresh salad bar over 50+ items, desserts and more!
St Louis
Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf, Bumper Cars, Go-Karts, Bowling + loads more fun
St Louis
High standard indoor karting, for over 48". Arrive and Drive available.
St Louis
The Magic House will engage all children in hands-on learning experiences that encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills within a place of beauty, wonder, joy and magic. For schedules of changing exhibits, ac...
YaYas Island
(86 Miles)
Paducah
Yayas Island is a Tropical Island Themed Playground with Soft Play System, Bounce Houses, and Redemption Games.
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 ...
East Mattoon
The Visitor Centre offers some live exhibits, plus interactive exhibits, multi sensory displays and a birdhide and observation area.
St. Louis
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 feet in the trees. Go Ape is a great outdoor adventur...
St. Charles
The Lewis & Clark Boat House and Nature Center is the Discovery Expedition's permanent home. Situated beside the Missouri River in charming historic St. Charles, Missouri, the educational facility features exhibits relating to the Lewis and Clark exp...
St Charles
The Blanchette Aquatic Center is complete with two waterslides, an otter slide, a children's water playground, lily pad walk, diving area, lap swimming, and more. Added in 2004 is a drop slide sure to thrill all those 48 inches and taller.
Chesterfield
The mission of the Butterfly House, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is to foster a better understanding and increased awareness of our natural world. This facility presents an unparalleled opportunity to impact science and natural histo...
Calvert City
Only in America! A weird, wacky and wonderful folk art roadside attraction with it's own Toyland toy museum!
Eddyville
When you want to spend some time with your favorite people, come to Holiday Hills Resort! Our location on Lake Barkley gives you access to the great outdoors as well as many area attractions. Whether you get a thrill out of "roughing it" at a campsi...
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...
Eureka
You'll find every kind of ride for every kind of rider at Six Flags St. Louis. So, whether you want to get some air on Tony Hawk 's Big Spin, scream your head off on The Boss, or soar among the clouds on Colossus, our classic Ferris Wheel, you'll fin...
Arcola
The Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum opened to the public in May of 1999, in Arcola, Illinois. We are the only officially licensed Raggedy Ann & Andy museum in the world!
Rocksome Gardens
(100 Miles)
Arcola
Rockome Gardens are well known in central Illinois as a family tourist attraction and Amish theme park. The park entertainments are low-key, such as a horse-drawn carriage ride down to the river, or watching park staff husk corn with antique farm equ...
Springfield
The zoo is now home to more than 300 animals native to Australia, Africa, Asia and North and South America. Over 90 species of native and exotic animals are housed here among naturalistic exhibits. The zoo participates in scientific research studies ...
Lincoln City
Lincoln Amphitheatre is a completely covered outdoor theatre featuring the musical drama Young Abe Lincoln in 2009's bicentential of his birth.
Scovill Zoo
(104 Miles)
Decatur
Animal lovers of all ages can visit South African cheetahs, an Australian wallaby, and golden lion tamarins from Brazil, to name just a few.
Decatur
The Childrens Museum of Illinois is a hands-on, interactive museum for children ages three to twelve! Its exhibits and activities complement and enhance childrens educational opportunities, particularly in the arts and sciences.
Purina Farms
(105 Miles)
Gray Summit
Action-packed canine demonstrations of diving dog and flying disc, hands-on petting areas, hayloft tunnels and tractor-drawn wagon rides around the property are some of the highlights of this popular attraction, which draws animal lovers from around ...
Springfield
Slides, Rides, Games, & Fun! Illinois Favorite Family Fun Park Is "...Where The Action Is!" Feel like practicing your batting swing? Come to where the action is. Ready to cool down from the summer heat with water slides & a wave pool? Come to wher...
Springfield
The Illinois State Museum promotes discovery, learning, and an appreciation of Illinois' natural, cultural, and artistic heritage. The Museum's extensive collections and research activities provide the foundation for exhibitions and public programs ...

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American Obstacle

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Family Fun Zone

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Carbondale Fun Park

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Kidz Play Zone

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