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Sandusky
"Grab The Brass Ring" at 'the funnest museum ever.' Rare and unusual carousel animals abound at The Merry-Go-Round Museum's newest exhibit. Enjoy a ride on the antique carousel, visit with wood carvers creating new animals, and learn about recreation...
Cedar Point
(2 Miles)
Sandusky
Over 75 awesome rides featuring the world's biggest coaster collection, including Maverick and Millennium Force. Plus family rides and kiddie thrills aplenty too.
Sandusky
Welcome to Cedar Point's Soak City Waterpark! Take a break from the park's 75 rides and coasters and visit Soak City’s 18 acres of wet and wild family fun.
Sandusky
Experience the thrill of the Swahili Swirl 60' diameter bowl raft ride, Zip Coaster uphill water rollercoaster waterslide, and more more more! Both indoor and outdoor facilities.
N Port Clinton
A fun water adventure with go-karts and crazy golf!
Port Clinton
Come for a day of fun, education, and entertainment. Home of over 400 beautiful and exotic animals on the 100-acre preserve. You will view and may feed the animals from the comfort of your vehicle.
Put in Bay
Perrys Cave Family Fun Center is your family's next great vacation destination. Explore nature, learn history, reach great heights while having great family fun along the way! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to...
Sauder Village
(16 Miles)
Archbold
Experience how families lived over 100 years ago! Visit with costumed interpreters, watch working craftsmen, and try various hands-on activities. Lots of special events too like Quilt Show, Dairy Days, Apple Butter Making, Doll Show and more! Inn, Ca...
Fremont
We are electric slot car racing. We are great family fun and entertainment. It is a great hobby, It dates back to the 1960's.
Fremont
Come see where Civil War hero and 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes lived, and learn about his life as a soldier, Congressman, Ohio governor and President.
Oberlin
Comprising more than 12,000 works of art from virtually every culture and spanning the history of art, the AMAM's collection is a vital cultural resource for the students, faculty, and staff of Oberlin College as well as the surrounding community.
Avon Lake
Indoor Play for children ages 0-6, in Avon Lake, OH. A great option for parents looking for a safe, exciting, indoor, parent-friendly option with their young children!
Olmsted Township
An amazing year-round experience with two floors of games and prizes and attractions for everyone!
Bay Lanes
(41 Miles)
Bay Village
Classic family tenpin bowling with gutter guards and light balls to help the kids along, plus cosmic lights, great music and even karaoke!
Cleveland
Located inside Glenn's main gate, the Visitor Center features 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits.
Toledo
Defy gravity as you ride a bicycle 20 feet above the ground, be a human Yo Yo 13ft in the air, or taker a breathtaking ride on their virtual roller coaster. A fascinating day out for kids of all ages with a special area for the small ones with bite s...
Toledo
The Toledo Museum of Art collection of more than 30,000 works of art ranks among the finest in the United States. In our more than 35 galleries, Sculpture Garden, and new Glass Pavilion, discover important, popular, and outstanding works of art.
Toledo Zoo
(47 Miles)
Toledo
With over 5,300 animals representing over 760 species, The Toledo Zoo is one of the worlds most complete zoos it's also the regions top family destination! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Toledo for ki...
Toledo
A history of local firefighting plus a training room where kids learn how to manage and escape from a fire in the home. Free, with very limited opening.
Bowling Green
Hands-on history exhibit plus over 30 rooms that explore local and Ohio history. Many free family-friendly events and programs for children. Traveling suitcase museums great for classrooms too! Beautiful grounds for walks or picnics.
Toledo
Designed with kids and families in mind the museum flows neatly through timelines and historical aspects while interactive elements include a Fingerprint Comparitor from the 80s.
Mansfield
A series of delightful role play scenarios including Bank, Vet, Market and Laboratory! Dress up, musical instruments and creative play round off this open ended learning environment.
Zero G Rentals
(49 Miles)
Monroe
Tired of boring birthday parties? Zero G Rentals is the cure! Specializing in home delivery, we deliver the best for less!
Brooklyn
Offer amusement rides for children, a concession stand, arcade, and miniature golf course.
Mansfield
Children who visit the Ohio Bird Sanctuary will see many of Ohio's native birds. Non-releasable hawks, owls, falcons, songbirds and game-birds are house on site. In the aviary, children and adults alike can hand-feed friendly songbirds with food purc...
The Jump Yard
(50 Miles)
North Royalton
Largest indoor inflatable play land in the country.
Toledo
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Cleveland
One of Cleveland’s most popular attractions and foremost conservation organizations, with 3,000 animals representing 600 species.
Toledo
A museum for plants, Toledo Botanical Garden offers visitors the opportunity to share, discover and enjoy nature's beauty. With over sixty acres of display gardens and relevant plant collections, TBG is full of beauty, tranquility and opportunities f...
Medina
2 indoor playgrounds, laser tag arena, arcades and more!
Cleveland
Enjoy a fun-filled, brain-building and interactive experience! Kick back and enjoy the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX Theater and get hands-on with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Steamship William G. Mather!
Woodhaven
We are an indoor play center for children under 8. 2 storey padded play structure with 14 different obstacles including a zip line, rock wall, and 3 slides! Weekdays are always open play, and we offer private birthdays on the weekends.
Medina
The limited open play sessions are worth waiting for with a great range of inflatable fun and special family nights.
Sylvania
Features include 5 inflatables, 4 swing sets and a dedicated toddler area, plus 18 hole glow in the dark mini golf.
Cleveland
An interactive, informative, educational and fun experience to immerse the family in contemporary art
Findlay
We are all about the art of building with Legos! We offer Birthday Parties, Kid's Free Play, Summer Camps, Afterschool Programs, programs for Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts and other non-profit organizations. Learning Math, Science, Technology and E...
Cleveland
The Childrens Museum is the only institution in Cleveland completely dedicated to the overall development of young children, ages birth to eight years, through family learning. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things t...
Cleveland
The Cleveland Museum of Art permanent collection includes more than 40,000 objects. As one of the nations top museums, the Cleveland has long exhibited leadership in acquisitions, presentation, and education, and its curators have originated many gro...
Cleveland
Explore all that we have to offer � from the earth to the sky. We have dinosaurs inside and out, a hands-on Discovery Center for children of all ages, outdoor gardens and wildlife habitats, live animal shows, and daily planetarium programs to explo...
Brecksville
The winding Cuyahoga the "crooked river" as named by American Indians gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. The park is a refuge for flora and fauna, gives a sense of times past, and provides recreation and solitude for Ohio's...
Splash Universe
(1)
(61 Miles)
Dundee
Indoor water park featuring adventure slides, lazy river, zero entry Lil’ Squirt Pool, huge water play Treehouse area and a family spa!
Akron
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Peninsula
Located in the popular Village of Peninsula’s Historic District Peninsula Art Academy includes a fine art gallery and exhibit hall, performing arts stage and working artist studios. Walking distance from the CVNP Towpath Trail, CVSR Railway Depot,...
Turtle Cove
(1)
(62 Miles)
Belleville
Features include two waterslides, a lazy river to float along, 300-gallon dumping bucket and a zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.
Belleville
Features on offer include par-3 golf course, paved hike and bike trails, shoreline fishing and canoeing, pond skating, sports and a water park.
Franklin
The reservoir has many miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. The area offers excellent hunting and fishing opportunities.
Detroit
he Automotive Hall of Fame is both a visitor attraction and an educational resource for inspiring others to higher levels of achievement in their own work and lives. Visitors will experience automotive history through visual and interactive exhibits,...
Detroit
The museum is an innovative addition to Detroit's Cultural Center,Our ambitious series of public programs includes lectures, musical performances, films, literary readings and educational activities for children.
Detroit
Over 100 galleries to explore, plus auditorium, lecture hall, an art reference library and a state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. Guided Arts Tours, Art Talks and Special Exhibitions are available.
Detroit
The Detroit Historical Museum, established in 1928, is one of America

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Fun places to visit in Sandusky with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Ohio - 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 OH