Things to do in Rural Retreat with kids

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Max Meadows
Fort Chiswell Animal Park is a free-range zoo located on 45 acres just off Exit 80 on I-81/I-77. The zoo is home to animals from six continents and has become a favorite destination for families, schools, churches, and group travel tours due to the h...
Dublin
Water purifying system - No More red eyes, green hair, itchy skin or faded swim suits. 8 Lane Lap Pool, Walk in access to water, Heated Water, 38 ft. long Water Slide, Spray Toys and Water Drops, Water Basketball, Shaded swimming and sitting area in...
Warriormine
Berwind Lake WMA, in McDowell County, is one of the larger Wildlife Management Areas in West Virginia, containing approximately 18,000 acres of rugged mountain terrain common to the southern portion of the state.
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.
Pineville
This trail system is known for its breathtaking scenic views and is part of the enormous Hatfield and McCoy Trail system. They welcome ATV, UTV and dirt bike riders to come and explore together!
Blowing Rock
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's premium theme park with a Wild West and rail theme.
Bounce Bristol
(56 Miles)
Bristol
Bounce Bristol is an indoor family entertainment center for children up to 12 years old. We have inflatables, host parties, and have a great snack bar featuring Domino's Pizza. Parents are always FREE!
Tams
Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park has the trails to take your vacation from great to unforgettable. Family vacations in the West Virginia mountains that will make that trip to the beach feel like work.
Hinton
Historic railroad museum int he fromer cox's department store with many artifacts of years gone by on the railroads.
Hinton
Encompassing over 2,100 acres of rugged, heavily forested, mountainous terrain, Bluestone State Park provides a wide variety of water-oriented activities for guests and residents of southern West Virginia.
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 ...
Beech Mountain
(59 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...
Beaver
Little Beaver State Park is a 562-acre day-use park that features many outdoor recreational opportunities. At the center of the park is an 18-acre lake open for fishing year-round.
Brooks
"Wings of Wonder - West Virginia Birds of Prey" presentation is fairly general in scope,custom-tailored to the ages and needs of our audiences. Each presentation includes live birds of prey from Three Rivers Avian Center, and the individual case hist...
Beckley
A unique underground coal mine tour, mine museum, coal camp, hands-on children’s exhibits, planetarium,pioneer village and two gift shops. Come experince history, science and art all in one affordable stop.
Danbury
Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discovered sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles.
Piney Flats
Tour and explore recreated buildings with costumed characters and authentic contents, plus museum, heirloom garden, crafts demonstrations and regular events.
Gap Mills
Tucked away among the hills on the southeastern edge of the state lies Moncove Lake State Park. Located in the pastoral setting of Monroe County, Moncove Lake State Park seems worlds away from everyday realities.
Johnson City
Offers over 20 permanent, interactive exhibits which provide fun and learning for all ages. Facilities include equipped roleplay settings, creative and constructive zones, physical play areas and logic games.
Glen Jean
Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in Southern West Virgi...
Glen Jean
The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features.
Clinton
Great Fall family fun with a professionally designed and cut 10+ acre corn maze, laser tag, giant slides, jump pillow, barrel train, live entertainment, haunted trail, 100' trackless train, hay rides,exotic animals, air canon, food, and more.... Hos...
SciWorks
(74 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.
Plateau
When you come to ACE, you don't have to choose because they have it all: West Virginia white water rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, ATV tours, paintball, mud obstacle course, canopy tours, horseback trips, fishing, kayaking, private lake, and...
Kingsport
Super Clean, safe place for your kids to come and have a blast while getting tons of exercise. 25 foot shark, 40X20 foot obstacle course, bubble gum machine bouncer and lots more! 5 party rooms available for your special day! Full Concession area wit...
Gray
Filled with interactive exhibits, Discovery Carts, a dig pit and touch-screen computer games, there is something for people of all ages to enjoy while learning about the prehistoric past of this region.
Marion
Guided tours leave every 10 - 15 minutes & the tour lasts 30 - 40 minutes. Caverns temperature remains a constant 52 degrees.
Splash Valley
(77 Miles)
Roanoke
Featuring two 34-foot high water slides, a current river, and a children's play area with spray features, Splash Valley is fun for everyone!
The Zone
(77 Miles)
Rocky Mt
Go Karts for younger and older child drivers, basic mini golf plus batting cages.
Roanoke
Houses lots of steam locomotives including the J611, diesel engines, railcars, trucks, trolleys, carriages, vintage cars, an O-gauge layout (which the small people love) plus many special exhibits and events throughout the year.
Roanoke
Art Venture is a hands-on interactive gallery and art center that is fun for EVERYONE! You can paint a portrait, play a musical painting, design a chair, stage a puppet show, drive a circus wagon, or create a creature made of clay.
Mill Mountain Zoo
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(78 Miles)
Roanoke
is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo offers year round educational and recreational opportunities.
Roanoke
Providing hands-on, interactive exhibits. Utilizing our planetarium as an educational and entertaining resource. Offering a variety of innovative programs, both on-site and in the community.
Roanoke
Exhibits offer a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia, creating a vivid cultural and educational experience. Rotating exhibits allows focus on a variety of people, industries and events that have influenced the region. Also offers...
Clifftop
Offers 4,127 acres of serene, yet rugged beauty, a fast flowing trout stream in a boulder-strewn canyon and mountainous vistas to be viewed from several scenic overlooks.
Lewisburg
Descend 120 feet below the Earth's surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, is a truly magical place for both young and old. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Vi...
Martinsville
Great Natural History Museum featuring that great family favourite - The Dinisour - check events for up to date info
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.
Jonesborough
Offers an interactive kids' leisure pool with loads of fun features and a zero depth wading area for babies, plus lazy river and 3 flume slides at 80, 100 and 200 feet high!
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.
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...
Logan
This 4,000-acre park is one of the most visited in the state park system. The park features a 25-site campground, outdoor amphitheater, and wildlife center. The recreation enthusiast can enjoy miles of hiking trails, a swimming pool with water slide,...
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.
Hickory
Changing lives and inspiring wonder through science and learning. Stunning planetarium, amazing, aquariums and interactive exhibits galore.
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!
Lansing
A place for your family vacation in West Virginia. Rafting for kids as young as 6, rock climbing, horseback riding and fishing for children as young as 8, and biking for those 10 and up. You and your family have the optimal range of choice about what...
Ridgeway
Amazing Interactive Animal Experience! All tours by appointment so you can touch & hold the animals! Petting Ranch Critters like you have never had in your life! Come visit exotic and domestic animals! Cuddle a Mountain Coatimundi! Kiss a Potbelly P...
Lenore
Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area, a 12, 851 acre area, is located seven miles northeast of Lenore, West Virginia.
Korners Folly
(86 Miles)
Kernersville
22 rooms over 3 floors and 7 levels, this is a whimsical and opulant abode bound to capture any kid's imagination.

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Fort Chiswell Animal Park

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Alexander Water Park

(35 Miles) Waterparks in Dublin

Fun places to visit in Rural Retreat with kids

Virginia 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 Virginia'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 Virginia 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 Virginia - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great 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 VA