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Hickory
Changing lives and inspiring wonder through science and learning. Stunning planetarium, amazing, aquariums and interactive exhibits galore.
Troutman
At Lake Norman State Park, fun is just a matter of scale. On one hand, there's the largest manmade lake in the state, Lake Norman.
Connelly Springs
Nestled deep in the woods, South Mountains State Park is the perfect place to enjoy nature. Here you can see a majestic mountain range peeking out from the gently rolling landscape of the piedmont.
Zootastic Park
(1)
(23 Miles)
Troutman
An educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats for close up study and enjoyment.
Statesville
Offers 1700 sq. ft. play space featuring interactive exhibits, programmes, events and classes based around science and creativity. Plus dress up days, storytelling, arts and crafts and demonstrations.
Huntersville
Stroll along the nature trail for a self-guided tour, observe raptors in their aviaries, watch a presentation of live raptors and chat with our Wild Wings Educators about your favorite bird of prey.
Gastonia
Indoor and outdoor installations in all mediums and sizes help coalesce to form an indelible impression of the region's natural history and cultural development.
Huntersville
Provides extraordinary and rich play experiences that value imagination, fun and learning. With live animal exhibits, interactive galleries and so much more!
Mooresville
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari through the gently sloping pasturelands of Piedmont, North Carolina. While visiting at the Lazy 5 Ranch you will have the opportunity to view over 750 animals from six diff...
Concord
5 Exciting Tracks - NASCAR Reactor Simulators - Miniature Golf - Kiddie Rides - Indoor Rock Climbing Wall ; Kids Play Area - Speed Bumpers Bumper Boats - Lazer Tag Arena, Arcade. NASCAR Retail Store
Charlotte
Ray's Splash Planet is unlike anything in the Carolinas!! Ray's includes a one-of-a-kind water park with fun-filled features. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Carolina
Charlotte
A great hands-on experience for any child looking for adventure. The Science Centre and Observer IMAX Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
ImaginOn
(37 Miles)
Charlotte
Plan a trip to IMAGINON, a place for kids & teens that combines a children's theatre with a fabulous children's library. Featuring library resources, theatres, classrooms, computer labs, a teen center and more! A collaboration of Charlotte Mecklenbur...
Concord
Home to some great NARCAR races and other more kid friendly Crash Car races throughout the year (check schedule)
Nebo
Tucked away in rolling hills at the base of Linville Gorge is Lake James, a 6,510-acre lake with more than 150 miles of shoreline. This impressive waterway is the centerpiece of Lake James State Park. Here, nature offers scenic vistas of the Appalach...
Marion
Looking for the perfect outdoor family get-a-way!? Jellystone Park Marion North Carolina features great amenities, family driven activities, crafts and a very lovable bear, Yogi Bear. Camp or stay for the day
Kannapolis
Swimming, waterslides, disc and miniature golf, volleyball and playground
Romp n Roll
(41 Miles)
Harrisburg
Romp n' Roll is packed with exciting new ways for your children to play and learn. When you bring your kids to Romp n' Roll, they get to stretch their minds by exercising their bodies and imaginations in creative movement and gym programs, in innovat...
Carowinds
(41 Miles)
Charlotte
Massive water and theme park for the family with something for children of all ages.
Blowing Rock
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's premium theme park with a Wild West and rail theme.
Marion
Guided tours leave every 10 - 15 minutes & the tour lasts 30 - 40 minutes. Caverns temperature remains a constant 52 degrees.
Tiger World
(43 Miles)
Rockwell
Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation and educational center dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation of exotic animals. We are open to the public for educational guided tours and walkabout self-guided tours in Rockwell, NC. (O...
Fort Mill
Bring the family for some wholesome fun - with more than 700 different bisque items and no hourly fees. No appointment needed. Open every day. Kids Camps offered. Great for baby or bridal showers, birthday parties,Scouts, homeschoolers and field trip...
Spruce Pine
Get away from it all and Go Camping in the NC Mountains! Our 400 densely wooded, mountaintop acres, adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway, make Bear Den the perfect vacation destination for your family.
Rock Hill
The Settlemyre Planetarium, located at the Museum of York County, uses a sophisticated star projector and a domed ceiling to recreate the night sky at any time of the year. Using this projector and other audio and video systems we can simulate a tour...
Lexington
Explore the cave and hiking trails spotting wildlife and flowers, visit a 170ft tall tree, plus fish, swim, canoe or kayak.
Spruce Pine
Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine is one of North Carolina's most enjoyable attractions! If you like gem mining...you'll LOVE Gem Mountain!
Marion
We are surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery. You can take in many of the interesting attractions that are only a short drive away or you can just relax by the stream and listen to the cold clear water flowing over the rocky stream bed. And speakin...
Little Switzerland
Explore the historic Bon Ami Mine with authentic mining equipment, mine for gemstones in our fresh water flume, watch artisans cut and mount jewelry, and then picnic in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.
Dan Nicholas Park
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(51 Miles)
Salisbury
Come for the wildlife park, stay for the aquarium, the mini golf, the boats, the petting barn, the gem mine - hey, just stay!
Beech Mountain
(51 Miles)
Beech Mountain
Come play a mile up! At 5,506 feet our town has many fun things to do! Come try out our free sledding hill, go ice skating, snow tubing, try skiing or snowboarding, or enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate. No matter what season, Beech Mountain has...
Roaring Gap
Stone Mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this magnificent 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait.
Todd
Elk Knob State Park is one of the newest additions to the North Carolina state parks system.
Chimney Rock
This is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends. The Park, located 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, offers the best of the mountains in one place-spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for a...
Winston Salem
Includes a museum on traditional and settler art, a large range of traditional activities with many being interactive, and a restored historic town populated with vintage characters at work. Plenty of activities designed for children.
Winston Salem
Galleries include multi level climbing zones, soft and hard construction area, kids' library, plus the Enchanted Forest which itself comprises over a dozen separate play stations associated with differing fairy tales including the Forest Babies Nurse...
Pinnacle
Fun, from relaxation to exhilaration, is easy to find here. Treat yourself to a horseback ride through the woods or challenge the river from raft or canoe. A seven-mile woodland corridor joins two sections of the park, each section offering a wealth ...
SciWorks
(66 Miles)
Winston Salem
With a state-of-the-art Planetarium, 17 acre Environmental Park and 35,000 square feet of exhibits, learning about science is fun at SciWorks. Newest feature: Sportsology Exhibit.
Wellford
Home to over 500 animals, many of which roam freely inside large natural enclosures or on man-made islands. Try not to miss the Outback Safari where you are driven through 80 acres of free-roaming animals - some of which will eat right out your hand!
Albemarle
Enjoy the gifts of nature surrounded by the remnants of a once mighty range of peaks. Upon first encounter, the Uwharrie Mountains may seem like a mountainous mirage. These steep, rugged hills unusual topography for the area—form a stark contrast w...
Asheville
The WNC Nature Center is Asheville's Zoo and Wildlife Park! Providing a one-of-a-kind adventure where guests can experience animals & plants native to the Southern Appalachian region. Featuring over 60 species of animals including river otters, blac...
Duncan
2 flume slides, kiddie lagoon with loads of play features, plus lazy river and larger leisure pool for bigger kids with rustic pirate ship and water cannons.
Asheville
Multi-level Laser Tag, 18 hole indoor mini-golf, a 24-foot climbing wall, soft play area, batting cages, and our newest attractions, multi-level outdoor go-cart track, indoor go-kart track, bumber cars, and mini-bowling!
Hendersonville
Features include mountain landscape indoor play, equipped roleplay settings, theatre, music room, arts and crafts, art studio and baby doll area.
Arden
Adventure soft play climbing maze, with inflatables, dress up, cubby houses plus a toddler area with suitable variations.
Asheville
A Comedy Show on Wheels! A side-splitting odyssey to the city's favourite neighborhoods and landmarks spells quirky fun for both first-time visitors and long time residents.
Asheville
Perfect fun for the whole family. Indoor and outdoor climbing in Downtown Asheville and on the real rocks in the surrounding national forest. Fun for ALL and no experience needed. Don't let the kids make you feel like you are climbing the walls, ....
Kernersville
This is a great place for parents that like aviation and want something truly different to do with their kids.
Korners Folly
(73 Miles)
Kernersville
22 rooms over 3 floors and 7 levels, this is a whimsical and opulant abode bound to capture any kid's imagination.
Asheville
Discover what Asheville’s has to offer on a Gray Line RED Trolley Tour! Locals and visitors alike are sure to enjoy the fully narrated journey, highlighting the history, homes, and hot-spots of the wonderful area, while on board one of Gray Line’...

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

1

The Lazy 5 Ranch

(30 Miles) Zoos in Mooresville

2

Rays Splash Planet

(36 Miles) Waterparks in Charlotte

3

Carowinds

(41 Miles) Theme Parks in Charlotte

4

Discovery Place

(37 Miles) Historical Attractions in Charlotte

5

Tiger World

(43 Miles) Zoos in Rockwell

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Romp n Roll

(41 Miles) Indoor Play in Harrisburg

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Zootastic Park

(23 Miles) Zoos in Troutman

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Tweetsie Railroad

(42 Miles) Theme Parks in Blowing Rock

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Carolina Raptor Center

(28 Miles) Zoos in Huntersville

10

Kannapolis Recreation Park

(39 Miles) Waterparks in Kannapolis

Fun places to visit in Newton with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in North Carolina - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), 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 NC