Things to do in Salina with kids

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Jumpin Joes
(3 Miles)
Salina
Lots of fun for whole family including carting,lazer tack, mini golf and lots more. For younger kids crawl, climb, run, and slide in our soft play center! Our soft play center includes a 25x30x20 mesh climbing jungle gym with two slides, a swing, ba...
Salina
50 Years of Rollin' Fun For Everyone! Family owned and operated since inception, welcoming all for some classic fun.
Salina
Here you can get face-to-face with a rare white camel, an Indian rhino, a curious orangutan, an ornery aardvark or many of the other animals of the 100+ species of wildlife at home in our zoo. Great care has been taken to provide our animals spacious...
Lindsborg
Standing tall on the banks of the Smoky Hill River, the McPherson County Old Mill Museum preserves the early heritage of McPherson County. The museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits and interprets materials related to this heritage with spe...
Minneapolis
The Ottawa County Historical Museum features many outstanding displays. One of the world's premier George Washington Carver exhibits resides within the museum. Also included is an excellent military exhibit one of the best anywhere. There is an i...
Abilene
Welcome to Great Plains Theatre! We are grateful to be presenting another exciting season of offerings and we hope you will take advantage of some, or all of the things GPT brings to Abilene, KS. Live theatre has always been our priority. With...
Abilene
You will be greeted by our resident greyhounds, both retired racers. These greyhounds only chase after your heart and affection. Meeting a greyhound close up and personal will prepare you for an experiance like no other. Walk through a story book of ...
Abilene
Go back in time with an authentic steam locomotive in the Kansas countryside.
Abilene
The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home are a great place to see how one of our Presidents started out and his humble beginnings, and other achievements through out his life. There are 5 buildings to see and many changing exhibi...
Abilene
County History Museum with exhibits on Native Americans, Buffalos, Pioneers, Telephones and Historic Log Cabin, 1901 C.W. Parker Carousel. Also the Heritage Center contains exhibits on telphones. It also has a research library. It is open 9am -...
Junction City
See live animal exhibits, see and touch native animal furs, print your own tracks, watch birds of prey, hike nature trails, and enjoy a super nature themed adventure playground.
Junction city
The historical museum offers a range of exhibits from pioneer days to modern times. There are interactive exhibits, QR codes, and scavenger hunts for kids.
Manhattan
Enjoy a one-hour behind-the-scenes guided walking tour of the World's Most Famous Arena. With over 600 events each year, you never know what you'll see!
North Newton
The Kaufman museum has: * a tallgrass prairie reconstruction with over 15 species of grasses and more than 100 wildflower species * the award-winning permanent exhibit Of Land and People which tells the story of the coming of the Mennon...
Hutchinson
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids.
Halstead
The largest RV Park Resort & Public Campground in Kansas and the perfect place to relax by yourself or vacation with your family.
Hutchinson
Visitors to the salt museum will enjoy a trip 650 feet below ground where they will board a tram that takes them to over 100,000 square feet of galleries devoted to telling the story of salt from the earliest known use to the present day.
Hutchinson
Why is Reno County a special place to live? Come find out at the Reno County Museum where you will uncover the rich culture and history via their fascinating exhibitions!
Bighorn Park
(58 Miles)
Coaldale
Is a family owned and operated resort with an RV park, cabins, motel, and tenting area. White water rafting, horseback and bike riding, family swimming pool, games and winter sports besides.
Hutchinson
The Splash features four pools including slides, diving boards, zero depth entry pool, and splash toys. Available for birthdays and party/special event rentals!
Sunset Zoo
(59 Miles)
Manhattan
Home to over 250 animal species. During summer you can drop in on keeper chats, conservation talks and feedings including chimpanzee, sloth bear and otter.
Strong City
Get out into nature at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in the Kansas Flint Hills, and enjoy the numerous year round nature trails and summer fun activities.
Strong City
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve was honored with being selected as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius announced the results on January 29, 2008, Kansas Day, at the State Capitol.
Republic
The Pawnee Nation was the dominant power of the Central Plains for hundreds of years. This museum tells the story of an 1820s Pawnee village. The most remarkable feature is the museum's centerpiece the excavated floor of a large 1820s Pawnee earth l...
Great Bend
Offers state of the art exhibition techniques to showcase every dimension of the wetlands experience, plus observation decking, hides and further resources.
Wichita
Offering mini golf, go karts and kiddie karts, climbing wall, super soaker bumper boats, lazer tag, batting cages, arcade, bowlingo and more more more!
Wichita
Our Goals 1. Provide opportunities to the public to learn about natural resources, especially the wildlife and plant species, of the Great Plains Region. 2. Provide visitors with enjoyable educational experiences that impart the importance of w...
Wichita
The Zoo has seen steady progress through the past three decades with major exhibits opening every few years. The Jungle in 1977, The South American Pampas and Australian Outback exhibits in 1980 and the Apes and Man Building in 1982 were a few of the...
Wichita
The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University acts as a catalyst and cultural center for the art of our time. Offering direct encounters with modern and contemporary art and dynamic public programs, the museum explores questions that shape our...
Laser Quest
(80 Miles)
Wichita
Combining the classic games of hide-and-seek and tag with a high tech twist on this multi-level arena with specialty lighting, swirling fog and energetic music.
Emporia
Cool down at the Jones Aquatic Center in Emporia! Open seasonally May to August, kids can splash about and play all day!
Wichita
Glorious selection of themed gardens and in particular the Downing Children’s Garden will delight with one-of-a-kind elements, an amazing palette of plants to discover, musical maze, monster trees and more fun encounters around every corner.
Wichita
Cowtown is a living history museum where you'll experience life in the 1870s as you immerse yourself in a sampling of the sights, sounds and activities common to a midwestern cattle town. You'll experience the dramatic clash of Victorian ideals and ...
Wichita
As the largest art museum in the state of Kansas, the Wichita Art Museum houses one of the country's finest collections of American art, spanning three centuries of painting, sculpture, works on paper, and decorative arts. Masterpieces by Mary Cassat...
Wichita
Skating is FUN & HEALTHY family entertainment When is the last time YOUR family did something together? Come and visit Carousel Skate Center!
Rollers
(81 Miles)
Emporia
Fun Kansas roller skating to keep those kids active, as well as birthday parties!
Goddard
You may find yourself face to face with a kangaroo, have a giraffe eating out of your hand, or look up to a ring tailed lemur on your shoulder! Highly interactive encounters with some of natures most exotic creatures.
Wichita
Exploration Place is dedicated to providing informal, enjoyable learning experiences with extraordinary resources for exploration for people of all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Wichita for kid...
Pump It Up
(81 Miles)
Wichita
You and your child are invited to come and play on the giant, soft, fun-filled interactive inflatables! Share quality time and promote physical fitness while bouncing, sliding, climbing and jumping at Pump It Up.
Wichita
Experience a trip through time at one of the most interesting and exciting museums in America. Children will enjoy the fun activity center including a Moon Walk, Puppet Theater, and large play castle and dungeon.
Wichita
Our mission is to be the railroad museum of Kansas, dedicated to recording and exhibiting the importance of railroad transportation in the human, agricultural, commercial and industrial heritage of Wichita, Kansas and the Great Plains.
Wichita
A fascinating and historical look into the history of Wichita and its surroundings, all the way back to the mid 1800s.
Wichita
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling plus indoor electric go karting on a 16,000 square foot track full of straight-aways and tight turns!
Wichita
For simple family ice skating through hockey, speed and figure skating you can't beat the Olympic AND NHL standard rinks here! They offer fun musical sessions for families and lessons for every stage of development.
Wichita
Offers a terrific range of family size rides, games and entertainments from the selection of go karts and themed structure mini golf to the rollercoasters, turbo slide and bowlingo!
Emporia
Bowling fun for the whole family at Flint Hills Lanes! Also great for leagues and birthday parties!
Emporia Zoo
(84 Miles)
Emporia
Kids will love getting up close with the many species of animals in the Kansas zoo, with a blend of native and exotic birds and animals housed in an area with beautiful landscaping and horticultural features.
OJ Watson Park
(84 Miles)
Wichita
A lovely family day out in nature with over 119 acres of land and lake to enjoy Kansas nature at its best.
Goddard
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains.
Wichita
The importance of the Kansas Aviation Museum building to the glory days of Kansas aviation cannot be overstated. Its grand art-deco style appeals both to the aviation community and to anyone interested in historical preservation.

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

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Jumpin Joes

(3 Miles) Kids Fun in Salina

2

Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

(22 Miles) Transport Attractions in Abilene

3

Greyhound Hall of Fame

(22 Miles) Zoos in Abilene

4

Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure

(8 Miles) Zoos in Salina

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Starlite Skate Center

(3 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Salina

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Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery

(42 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Junction City

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Ottawa County Historical Museum

(20 Miles) Museums in Minneapolis

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Great Plains Theatre

(22 Miles) Historical Attractions in Abilene

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Eisenhower Pres. Library Museum and Boyhood Home

(22 Miles) Museums in Abilene

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Geary County Historical Museums

(44 Miles) Museums in Junction city

Fun places to visit in Salina with kids

Kansas 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 Kansas'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 Kansas 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!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Kansas - 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 KS