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BBQs, beaches (over 200 miles!), and that sweet tea southern hospitality…South Carolina has fun, charm, wildlife, history and culture. Mix that with great places to go with kids and you get some pretty amazing family days out!

Want to delve straight into the charming culture of this peach loving state? Get out with the attractions like Classic Carriage Tours or Historic Seaport of Georgetown!

Rich history oozes from the state, so transport kids back in time with places like the Revolutionary War Site, the spoooooky Old Exchange and Provost Dungon and the Civil War’s Fort Sumter National Monument.

Did we mention the amazing wildlife? Kids will love seeing those true southern snappy beasts at Alligator Adventure, or they can get out to spot some amazing wildlife like dolphins with Barrier Island Ecotours. There are even safaris! (Check out Hollywild Animal Park!)

There are plenty of state parks with adventurous activities like hiking and kayaking to be enjoyed, super splash-tastic water parks to cool down in and theme parks to get those THRILLS! 

Get ready to be welcomed with open arms!

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  • Settlemyre Planetarium

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    (6 miles)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 ...

  • Clay Escape Paint Your Own Pottery

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    (9 miles)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, ...

  • Carowinds

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    (13 miles)Charlotte

    Massive water and theme park for the family with something for children of all ages.

  • ImaginOn

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    (23 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 ...

  • Discovery Place

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    (23 miles)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!

  • Rays Splash Planet

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    (24 miles)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 ...

  • Schiele Museum of Natural History

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    (24 miles)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.

  • Carolina Raptor Center

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    (30 miles)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.

  • Romp n Roll

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    (35 miles)Harrisburg

    Romp n' Roll is a fun way for kids to stretch their minds and their bodies, as well as develop their imagination through creative movement and gym programs.

  • Discovery Place KIDS

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    (35 miles)Huntersville

    Provides extraordinary and rich play experiences that value imagination, fun and learning. With live animal exhibits, interactive galleries and so much more!

  • SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium

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    (35 miles)Concord

    SEA LIFE unmasked at the new 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium at Concord Mills! With over 5,000 creatures, 20 interactive exhibits and educational talks and feedings there is always more to "sea" ...

  • NASCAR Speedpark

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    (35 miles)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

  • Lowes Motor Speedway

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    (36 miles)Concord

    Home to some great NARCAR races and other more kid friendly Crash Car races throughout the year (check schedule)

  • South Carolina Railroad Museum Inc

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    (41 miles)Winnsboro

    Come spend an afternoon at the South Carolina Railroad Museum. There's something for everyone! Come see freight cars, passenger cars, and even a real steam engine on display. And best of all, you can ...

  • Kannapolis Recreation Park

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    (48 miles)Kannapolis

    Swimming, waterslides, disc and miniature golf, volleyball and playground

  • The Lazy 5 Ranch

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    (51 miles)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 ...

  • Battleship New Jersey

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    (52 miles)Camden

    Enjoy dinner and breakfast served from the chow line, tour the ship, ride the 4D flight simulator and sleep in the bunks the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.

  • Lake Norman State Park

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    (52 miles)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.

  • Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

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    (52 miles)Clinton

    Musgrove Mill’s is a Revolutionary War historic site which interprets and protects the location of the Battle of Musgrove Mill. The story is detailed through interpretive signage in the visitor ...

  • Tiger World

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    (52 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 ...

  • Revolutionary War Site - Historic Camden

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    (53 miles)Camden

    Camden was occupied for 11 months by Lord Charles Cornwallis and 2500 British soldiers - guided and self-guided tours are available to learn all about the Colonial and Revolutionary history of the ...

  • Zootastic Park

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    (54 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.

  • Carolina Children's Garden

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    (55 miles)Columbia

    The Carolina Children's Garden is comprised of two acres of themed gardens designed to inspire creative play and to encourage families to garden together in their own communities. It is open daily ...

  • Skateland

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    (56 miles)Elgin

    Skateland offers skating sessions designed with the younger skater in mind. SoftPlay available for ages 10 and under. SoftPlay is our indoor playground, with ball pits, tunnels and slides--a ...

  • Funzone for Kids

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    (57 miles)Irmo

    If your kids would enjoy gliding down an 18' Double Slide, racing through a 35' Obstacle Course, or challenging one another in our 5-in-1 Sports Combo, then Funzone is the place for you.