Things to do in NIAGARA FALLS with kids

Can you hear that thundering sound? It must be Niagara Falls! The impressive waterfalls that divide the USA and Canada, and are an incredible experience for kids to visit. Niagara Falls State Park is a great place to visit with the family, but Niagara Falls is more than just an incredible wonder of the world.  It’s a city filled with even more family fun!

The Aquarium of Niagara has a so much going on for the kids - from sea lion training to shark feeding!  A great place to explore under the ocean!

Want to experience the thrills of 45 coasters and thrill rides, AND enjoy a water park with a wave pool and lazy river? That will be Martin’s Fantasy Island for you!

Want to take the kids to experience some culture? Certainly! Niagara Falls has plenty of culture, from the Castellani Museum of Art to the Native American Museum of Art.

And don’t forget to see the city from a whole new angle - that’s right - from the AIR! Rainbow Air Helicopter Tours will make kids feel like they’re flying!  Up, Up and Away!

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  • Aquarium of Niagara

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    (1 miles) Niagara Falls

    Explore all things ocean at the Aquarium of Niagara, with feedings, shows, and wonderful creatures of the ocean ready to be explored!

  • Rainbow Air Helicopter Tours

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    (1 miles) Niagara Falls

    Super fun helicopter tours of Niagara and Horseshoe Falls with amazing views!

  • Niagara Falls State Park

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    (2 miles) Niagara Falls

    One of the seven natural wonders of the world? Yes please! Experience the spray and magic of Niagara Falls, which also form the border of USA and Canada. Great family fun!

  • Castellani Art Museum

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    (3 miles) Niagara University

    A great cultural resource for those kids interested in the art world. Works from contemporary artists and traditional folk arts are featured - as well as greats from Dali, Picasso, Warhol...and many ...

  • Niagara Power Project Power Vista

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    (3 miles) Lewiston

    FREE self guided tours with loads of hands on educational fun learning about power, exciting demonstrations and workshops, plus visit the observation deck 350 feet above the Niagara River!

  • Niagara Aerospace Museum

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    (5 miles) Niagara Falls

    A collection of amazing artifacts from a rich aerospace and military history - including helicopters and rockets. A fascinating museum for kids in Niagara Falls, New York.

  • Martin's Fantasy Island

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    (6 miles) Grand Island

    Thrill rides including the Silver Comet rated one of the top 45 wooden coasters and loads of family rides, plus water park featuring a wave pool, lazy river and the cannon bowl and shows.

  • Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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    (9 miles) North Tonawanda

    Kids can explore the history of the carrousel production industry and try out the vintage rides! Super fun!

  • Adventure Landing

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    (13 miles) Tonawanda

    3 unique 18 hole mini golf courses, plus over 60 games in the arcade.

  • Albright Knox Art Gallery

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    (14 miles) Buffalo

    One of the world’s most extraordinary art collections with changing exhibitions and permanent masterpieces. An inspiring and educational trip for those cultural kids!

  • Buffalo Zoo

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    (14 miles) Buffalo

    Fascinating animal exhibits, naturalistic wildlife habitats, beautiful garden areas and year round fun, adventure and history in Buffalo!

  • Buffalo Museum of Science

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    (16 miles) Buffalo

    Fun interactive stations with play themes focusing on a variety of science-based concepts, including energy, space, weather, light, and the environment!

  • Naval Military Park

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    (17 miles) Buffalo

    Explore vast halls of military heritage and history plus see historic vessels including military heliopters, a tank, armed personnel carrier, several jets and a patrol boat as well as 3 full naval ...

  • Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride

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    (18 miles) Lockport

    A fascinating and historic cave and boat tour in New York State, with mining history and geology as you explore the historic Erie Canal.

  • Pole Position Raceway

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    (19 miles) Buffalo

    offers casual, tournament and event racing reaching up to 45mph for adults and approximately 20mph for kids.

  • Tifft Nature Preserve

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    (19 miles) Buffalo

    264 acres of nature refuge waiting to be explored in Buffalo, New York State. Nature trails, snow shoe adventures, and lots of wildlife!

  • The Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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    (21 miles) Buffalo

    A huge national historic site full of nature's treasures, with a special section for kids to get hands-on, including a colourful sensory garden!

  • Toddle Town A to Z

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    (23 miles) Depew

    A fun, bright, and safe Indoor Playground for kids up to 5 years old, with weekday unlimited play time!

  • Explore and More Children's Museum

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    (32 miles) East Aurora

    Spark your kids' creativity, curiosity, and imagination at the region's only museum designed just for children. With cool hands-on activities, your kids can explore the world, learn about building, ...

  • Darien Lake

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    (35 miles) Darien Center

    Not only a huge theme park for all ages, but a water park too! Great family fun in New York State for the whole family, with some rides that break records!

  • Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

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    (45 miles) Varysburg

    Tours, safaris and sleigh rides to take you over 2 miles of trails with new animals and unexpected sights at every turn. Unpredictable and exciting for children in New York State!

  • Browns Berry Patch and Barnyard Adventure

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    (46 miles) Waterport

    Features include huge jumping pillows, swings, a sandbox, playhouse, stand-up teeter totter, water tables, straw bin, rope maze, duck races, pedal cars, giant sandbox and trike track, plus catch a ...

  • Midway Park

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    (65 miles) Bemus Point

    Patrons can take a nostalgic ride on the vintage carousel, play a game of mini golf, take a spin on the tilt-a whirl, ride the go-karts and bumper boats or watch their children enjoy themselves on ...

  • Seneca Park Zoo

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    (72 miles) Rochester

    An expansive zoo experience with a friendly local park feel, top exhibits include the penguin pool, the cougar viewing tunnel and the rare white rhinos.

  • National Museum Of Play

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    (73 miles) Rochester

    The National Museum of Play is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play!

  • Jump Club

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    (74 miles) Rochester

    Kids can bounce, climb, explore, slide and most importantly JUMP on larger than life inflatables in this fun and colorful New York State indoor play center!

  • Seabreeze Amusement Park

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    (76 miles) Rochester

    A family fun amusement and watermark overlooking Lake Ontario filled with roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows and a whole waterpark for every one to enjoy.

  • Sports Academy Victor

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    (84 miles) Victor

    Sports Center, Fun Center, Batting Cages and turf field. Sports Academy has an amazing after school program for the Victor School District, offers great Cheer and Gymnastics lessons and teams, has a ...

  • Erie Maritime Museum Flagship Niagara

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    (85 miles) Erie

    Offering a wide range of multi-media and interactive exhibits coupled with interpretive programs, vividly illustrating Niagara's history and the region's rich maritime heritage.

  • Experience Childrens Museum

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    (85 miles) Erie

    Come explore over 55 hands-on exhibits in a "please touch" environment that teaches children and adults the natural sciences, social studies, arts, and life experiences. A balance between education ...

  • Erie Zoo

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    (87 miles) Erie

    11 beautifully themed and landscaped gardens, plus nearly 400 animals representing 100 species with self guided or ranger led educational tours. Carousel and train ride also available.

  • Presque Isle State Park

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    (89 miles) Erie

    Opportunities here for kayaking and fishing, biking, hiking, nature trails and twitching, plus winter activities include ice boating, ice and wind skating or cross country skiing.

  • Waldameer Park and Water World

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    (89 miles) Erie

    A family friendly theme and water park with roller coasters too! Best bit? It's FREE to enter! Just pay and ride.

  • Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort

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    (90 miles) Erie

    Explore over 100,000 sq ft of fun at Pennsylvania's LARGEST indoor water park, with slides, ropes courses, wave pools, lazer tag, and much more - ALL YEAR ROUND!

  • Roseland Waterpark

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    (91 miles) Canandaigua

    3 fantastic and very different slides, a giant varying wave pool, whole family white water rafting, and a smaller kids' section with 6 smaller waterslides, a dozen water cannons and a 1,000 gallon ...