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Elitch Gardens
(585 Miles)
Denver
For more than a century Elitch's was one of the most popular entertainment destinations in Colorado. It was nationally known for its lush gardens, the Trocadero Ballroom, the Theatre at the Gardens and the premier wooden roller coaster, Mister Twiste...
Gilroy Gardens
(589 Miles)
Gilroy
Gilroy Gardens includes rides, attractions, theme gardens, food concessions, an Events Plaza, and more. Plus, our main attractions - some very unusual, over 50 years old, one-of-a-kind Circus Trees rescued from Scotts Valley, California.
Joyland Park
(590 Miles)
Lubbock
Joyland has great rides and attractions - over 30 in all, ranging from water caster and roller coasters to junior rides and family classics. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Lubbock for kids.
Wonderland Park
(597 Miles)
Amarillo
More than 50 years ago, Paul Roads had a dream. If he built an amusement park, the children would come. But where to build it? His vision took him not to a cornfield, but to an ugly, barren hill. In their search for the perfect site, Paul and wife Al...
Santa Clara
Great America is Northern California's favorite place for family fun and thrills starring your kids' favorite Nickelodeon characters, and the most family rides in the Bay Area.
Fairytale Town
(633 Miles)
Sacramento
Since 1959, Fairytale Town has been a treasured place of laughter, memories, learning and family fun.
Concord
This is a small amusement park that is perfect for young kids. They have rides ~ about 10 of them or so that are geared towards the younger ones. There are only about 10 or so, so it is a place that you can go and hang out for a few hours.
Vallejo
A fantastic theme park chock full of great rides and fab shows - the new Superman ride is absolutely bonkers!
San Antonio
SeaWorld San Antonio, the world's largest marine life adventure park and family entertainment showplace, presents a splashy lineup of more than 26 sensational shows, thrilling rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages. It's a...
San Antonio
Family fun is what we're all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, we've got plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for...
Orr Family Farm
(839 Miles)
Oklahoma City
Animal Petting Barn, Carousel, Fish at Hidden Lake, Duck Races, Pedal Car Track, Jumping Pillows, Hand Cars, Volleyball and Horseshoes Pony Rides, Old-Time Photo Studio, Maze, Playground, Sand Pit, Hear Jethro P. Hogg sing! Ride the Jupiter train a...
Norman
Enjoy of FULL day of excitement and thrills on the 32' Rock Climbing Wall, Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Mini Golf, Hugh Arcade, Bumper Boats, Bumper Cars, Kidz Zone Play area and more! Great family place to visit if you're after things to do in Norman wi...
San Antonio
The world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities for everyone, and all are welcome! They cater for almost every kind of disability, so this is really a wonderful treat.
Dallas
Explore educational activities and kids' attractions inside the biggest box of LEGO at LEGOLAND Discovery Center (LDC) Dallas Fort Worth.
Arlington
From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, you will find plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Arlington for kids.
Carrollton
Fill your day with excitement! Experience a kaleidoscope of over 20 colorful rides for adults and kids. Come discover the thrills that await.
Idlewild Park
(974 Miles)
Ligonier
Idlewild has seven themed areas including the Soak Zone, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Story Book Forest and is the third oldest theme park in the US - loads to do with the kids
Enchanted Forest
(979 Miles)
Turner
Come and visit a world of fantasy in the beautiful, lush forest of this land of enchantment.
The Oaks Amusement Park
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(1003 Miles)
Portland
With thrill rides, roller skating and more, your family will have a perfect day on the midway! Pick a partner for the roller coaster, do the “Hokey Pokey” in the skating rink, even stick together with some cotton candy! Fabulous birthday partie...
Athol
Want big rides, big slides, and big fun? You've found it. Located in beautiful North Idaho, Silverwood Theme Park has over 65 rides and attractions, including three roller coasters, the Boulder Beach Water Park, a steam engine train, live entertainme...
Fun Plex
(1029 Miles)
Omaha
Fun for the whole family, including; the slick track, bumper boats, bumper cars, and go-gator kiddie coaster and the waterpark. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Omaha for kids.
Kemah Boardwalk
(1039 Miles)
Kemah
An impressive 60-acre waterfront entertainment complex FILLED with fun! Kids can choose from 13 super fun rides and games on the pretty Galveston Bay then choose one of the 10 fun themed restaurants!
Coram
The Amazing Fun Center is a great place to stop by for some active family fun while you're visiting the Glacier Park area. The whole family can enjoy: Go Carts, Glacier Maze, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Bankshot and Basketball.
Worlds Of Fun
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(1054 Miles)
Kansas City
Oceans of Fun!From the six world-class coasters to one of the largest collections of water attractions in the country. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Kansas City for kids
Branson
One of the most popular vacation destinations in the country. Travel back in time to the simplicity of 1880s America, and enjoy the best in Branson entertainment. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Hot Springs
Magic Springs offers the greatest entertainment package in the state of Arkansas, with dozens of exciting rides and attractions designed to appeal to every member of the family Thrill with the NEW X-Coaster and The Gauntlet, enjoy the classic Arkans...
Tipton
More than 30 rides, an extensive water park, go-karts, a beautiful miniature golf course and America's Best Amusement Park Food
Arnolds Park
(1142 Miles)
Arnolds Park
Built in 1889 - during the golden age of amusement parks - Historic Arnolds Park is one of the longest operating amusement parks in the world. It features classic rides and attractions like a wooden roller coaster named The Legend, the Queen II exc...
Altoona
Located on the northeast corner of the Des Moines metro area you'll find one of the nicest family resorts in the Midwest. Adventureland provides fun and entertainment to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Adventureland Park, Adventureland I...
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...
Valleyfair
(1264 Miles)
Shakopee
The park boasts more than 75 rides and attractions on 90 acres and is the largest amusement park in the upper Midwest.
Bloomington
One of the country's leading family theme parks, offering 27 rides and attractions covering all ages over 36", with Family, Junior and Thrill rides categories plus adventure golf and the highest Sky Trails rope course in the world!
Wisconsin Dells
No matter the weather, the time of year nor your taste in water and theme park attractions, Mt. Olympus beckons as a land of myth and adventure where the only thing you will never be, is bored.
Extreme World
(1388 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Welcome to Extreme World in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, Extreme World is the largest extreme sports park of it's kind in the Midwest.
Wisconsin Dells
We measure fun in SCREAMS PER SECOND. Find us at the intersection of Stand Rock Road and Broadway at the Wisconsin River Bridge in beautiful Wisconsin Dells.
East Dundee
Great family fun spending the day in three amusement parks in one...as well as a zoo!
Schaumburg
An indoor family entertainment destination and play center with over three million LEGO® bricks and nine attractions!
Cook
A buried treasure of fun for kids! Hands on amusements are great for developing motor skills and independence. Plus trains, slides, paddle boats and more.
Santa Claus
Scream your head off riding some of the top coasters on the planet! Whether you like to spin, bump, fly, or bounce, your family will laugh yourself silly on these great family rides.
Gurnee
From wet rides to dry and the gentle to the terrifying, they're bigger and better than ever with plenty of new additions and all the old favourites!
Milwaukee
Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens , all in one afternoon . . . and an amazing lighting display in the evening! The incredible diversity of plantlife you will encounter reminds us all of the Earth's unique divers...
Chelsea
Fun for every age! Fast go karts, miniature golf, mini bowling, laser tag, laser maze, huge arcade, prize center, indoor playground, water wars, cafe and much more!
Rock City Gardens
(1526 Miles)
Lookout Mountain
One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the year!
Chattanooga
Home to the world famous hills of the Cannon Ball Roller Coaster, excitement is timeless at Lake Winnepesaukah. With high-adrenaline thrills from the OH-ZONE! 14-story free fall, kiddie rides such as The Whale, The Bumble Bees, & The Frog Hopper; and...
Holland
Step back in time over 100 years ago to the beautiful Netherlands with this unique theme park...
Muskegon
Michigans largest amusement park with many rides. Something for everyone.
Panama City Beach
The original Miracle Strip Amusement Park closed for good in 2004. Now, it is being revived all be it in a much smaller venue. The remaining rides from MSAP had been refurbished and are now back for a new generation.
Adventureland
(1557 Miles)
Dothan
Featured attractions for all ages: * Go-Karts * Batting cages * Bumper boats * Arcade * Water wars * Roller coaster Military discounts available with a current Military Identification Card
Strickers Grove
(1571 Miles)
Hamilton
Strickers Grove has 15 midway rides and two roller coasters. There is a shaded picnic area with numerous picnic tables. Strickers Grove also features an 18 hole miniature golf course, game arcade, skee-ball arcade, concession stand, five horseshoe pi...
Austell
Of course, we have gravity-defying thrill rides like Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia. But the fact is, we have just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. From towering coasters to family-pleasers, like a classic carousel, we've got you ...

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Fun places to visit in Phoenix with kids

Arizona is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Arizona's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Arizona with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Arizona - 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 below, lots of the best things to do with children in AZ