Transport Attractions in NEWPORT with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Bluegrass State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Newport, Kentucky!

Newport has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Newport

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • EnterTRAINment Junction

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    (19 miles) West Chester

    Both the world’s largest indoor model train display and the 'greatest funhouse on Earth'! Train tracks are bustling all around the visitor: below, at eye level and some even 11’ in the air!

  • Bluegrass Railroad Museum

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    (74 miles) Versailles

    An entertaining and educational look at the history of American railroads, and how they served the country. Includes a 90 minute tour train ride!

  • Belle of Louisville

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    (89 miles) Louisville

    Cruise back in time on this 1914 steamboat, and see Louisville from a whole new angle! Sightseeing tours, as well as lunch and dinner cruises ready for the family!

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  • Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours

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    (65 miles) Frankfort

    Candy Tours! Need we go on? Tasty tours for the whole family in a real candy factory...home of the iconic Bourbon Chocolates!

  • The Santa Maria

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    (100 miles) Columbus

    In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail searching for a direct trade route to the Indies. Carrying him was the Santa Maria - and kids can visit this incredible replica!

  • General Butler Park

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    (46 miles) Carrollton

    Biking, birding, canoeing, fishing, golf, hiking, and even camping is all ready to be enjoyed at this Kentucky park perfect for families!

  • Aullwood Audobon Center

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    (55 miles) Dayton

    An inspirational showcase of determined and infectious environmentalism, as well as containing plenty that smaller children love about farms: plenty of animals, Bee and Butterfly yards, children's ...

  • Salato Wildlife Education Center

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    (67 miles) Frankfort

    You'll experience Kentucky's diverse regional ecosystems and the wealth of fish, plants, and animals that make this their home Whether you have an hour or the whole day at the KDFWR Headquarters and ...

  • Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

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    (74 miles) Crestwood

    Engage your family with our nature and garden backpacks, books and blanket packs, scavenger hunts, and our Saturday morning Children in the Dell Programs.

  • University of Kentucky Arboretum

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    (74 miles) Lexington

    100 acres of year round nature, with beautiful gardens as well as a children's garden.

  • Daniel Boone National Forest

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    (81 miles) Morehead

    One of the most visited national forests in the entire state of Kentucky, Daniel Boone National Forest has all sorts of adventures from camping, rock climbing to boating!

  • Louisville Waterfront Park

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    (89 miles) Louisville

    85 acres of outdoor family fun, this Louisville park is a playground for all ages! With adventure playgrounds, restaurants, walking paths and picnic areas!

  • Louisville Nature Center

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    (90 miles) Louisville

    A wonderful opportunity for kids to enjoy and study nature, right in the heart of Louisville!

  • Strickers Grove

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    (17 miles) Hamilton

    A family friendly amusement park open to the public four times in a year, with great activities for active kids - including roller coasters!

  • Kings Island

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    (21 miles) Kings Mills

    Thrills and spills at the largest amusement and water park in the entire Midwest! With over 80 rides, attractions and shows, it's great fun for the whole family in Ohio.

  • CoCo Key Water Resort Cincinnati

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    (13 miles) Cincinnati

    Where we have over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park adventures, where it’s always 84 degrees, kids can have a blast with slides, play island, adventure river and more!

  • Paradise Breeze

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    (46 miles) Maysville

    Great family swimming with lap pool and slides, perfect in this community aquatic complex in Kentucky!

  • Atlantis Waterpark

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    (88 miles) Clarksville

    Featuring a wave pool, loads of water slides, kiddie leisure pool,

  • Newport Aquarium

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    Newport

    Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive ...

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

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    (4 miles) Cincinnati

    Over 1.2 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo's award-winning exhibits annually and was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was ...

  • Red Wolf Sanctuary

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    (22 miles) Rising Sun

    Dedicated to the preservation of North American wildlife and is not limited to wolves. Visit with a range of contented predators recovering in excellent habitats.

  • Wolf Creek Habitat

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    (36 miles) Brookville

    A unique experience for the family where you can interact with amazing wolves IN their enclosures! A fun animal experience for your family day out in Indiana!

  • Dauset Trails Nature Centre

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    (72 miles) Jackson

    In the early 1980's, Dauset Trails was primarily a rehabilitation center for injured and orphaned wildlife.

  • Louisville Zoo

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    (90 miles) Louisville

    Home to more than 1,400 exotic animals in beautiful, naturalistic habitats amid an amazing botanical garden on 134 acres.

  • Joe Huber Family Farm

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    (90 miles) Starlight

    Activities include admission range from tether ball game, 40 ft tunnel slide, giant jenga and tot's play area to the Billy Goat walk, plus wagon and pony rides, inflatable slide, cow train, apple ...

  • Chuck E Cheese's

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    (11 miles) Cincinnati

    Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.

  • Pogo Play

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    (13 miles) Cincinnati

    Inspiring and creative indoor play in Ohio, with imagination play, toddler areas, sports and great fun for those developing minds and bodies!

  • Jump and Jacks

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    (20 miles) West Chester

    Visit the LARGEST multi-level play structure in Ohio, with play areas, a toddler room and interactive play floor. Inflatables play yard on limited availability.

  • Jump Stop Safari

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    (28 miles) Lebanon

    We have a mega-playground with 4 levels and two slides, 2 inflatables, cannonball air blasters, toddler area with trains, a virtual reality game system, and an arcade with prizes! The snack bar ...

  • Laser Web

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    (41 miles) Dayton

    Laser Web is Dayton's Premier Laser Tag facility. Awesome birthday parties, group events or just a great time for friends and family

  • Kazoing

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    (79 miles) Louisville

    Our facility is home to two huge inflatable rooms, a Tot Lot play area, Crafty Art Studio, and Glamour Studio. During the week we are open for Open Plays, Mother’s Day Out, Fun Day Camps, and ...

  • Puzzles Fun Dome

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    (83 miles) Louisville

    At Puzzles Fun Dome we offer a "A PIECE OF FUN FOR EVERYONE!" Nestled within our 22,000 square foot facility are a variety of featured attractions that we know you'll love. In fact our research team ...

  • Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

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    (1 miles) Cincinnati

    Fun for all ages, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is an interactive, educational journey through over 140 years of Cincinnati Reds history. Movies, artifacts, and hands on activities, bring the game ...

  • Cincinnati Art Museum

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    (2 miles) Cincinnati

    The Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts several national and ...

  • Cincinnati Fire Museum

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    (2 miles) Cincinnati

    The Cincinnati Fire Museum, the only museum that saves lives!Located in a 1907 National Register firehouse, the museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati's firefighting artifacts while ...