Things to do in SIOUX CITY with kids

Iowa is a very rural state, but one that should never be overlooked. It is charming, quaint, beautiful, and jam packed with places to go with kids!

There is a plethora of places to enjoy the great outdoors, such as the very cool Spook Cave, the historic Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and the secluded Wilson Island State Park.

The beautiful and the quirky will always be just around the corner, with the National Farm Toy Museum and Fort Custer Maze, and the whole family will love the rural farm fun with Center Grove Orchard and Bloomsbury Farm - a real taste of the Iowa hospitality and charm!

Don’t think for a second that Iowa can’t be thrilling - just head to Adventureland Park or the classic Arnolds Park - one of the oldest amusement parks in the WORLD!

And don’t forget to get those baseball fans down to the Field Of Dreams Movie Site!

Is this Heaven? No, it’s Iowa…

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  • Sioux City Art Center Hands On Gallery

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    (1 miles) Sioux City

    A creative interactive art gallery for kids (and adults!) to experience the colorful and fascinating world of art! A fun (and maybe messy!) family day out in Sioux Falls.

  • Sioux City Public Museum

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    (1 miles) Sioux City

    The Sioux City Public Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Sioux City through a variety of exhibitions, programs and historic structures. We tell the stories of our community through ...

  • Play All Day

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    (2 miles) Sioux City

    Offer over-the-top fun for under 10s with awesome inflatables and age zoned play stations that engage young imaginations and exercise little bodies!

  • Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

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    (5 miles) Sioux City

    A visit to Stone Park would not be complete without a visit to the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. The center features a variety of interpretive displays, including a "walk-under" prairie, a 400-gallon ...

  • Woodbury Conservation Area

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    (5 miles) Sioux City

    Welcome The Woodbury County Conservation Board invites you to explore nearly 5,000 acres of unique conservation lands. You will find a tremendous variety of outdoor recreational opportunities ...

  • Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor and Museum

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    (23 miles) Le Mars

    Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Iowa Cream Capital of the World, home of Blue Bunny Ice Cream, in Le Mars, IA.

  • W H Over State Museum

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    (33 miles) Vermillion

    At the W. H. Over Museum we are rich in the history of the land. From its early beginnings the museum has collected and exhibited the natural history materials of the state and region. The ...

  • Sanford Museum and Planetarium

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    (47 miles) Cherokee

    The Sanford Museum offers a variety of educational programs for groups on subjects including Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Prehistory.

  • Missouri National River

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    (60 miles) Crofton

    Kids who visit the Missouri National Recreational River are in for a treat! Recreational activities abound here. They include hiking, fishing, canoeing, boating, and picnicking, just to name a few.

  • Pierce Historical Museum

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    (61 miles) Pierce

    Visitors to the Pierce Historical Society Museum enter the complex through a new 3,000 square foot building. The main part of this large building is a virtual main street of of Pierce's past.

  • Gobs and Gobbs of Fun

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    (61 miles) Norfolk

    Featuring a multi level climbing structure, Air Hockey and Ping Pong tables, ride on toys, wooden trains, Lego, pretend play, toddler toys, Wii and XBOX w Kinect!

  • Kings Pointe Waterpark

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    (63 miles) Storm Lake

    Indoor and outdoor fun for all ages at this Iowa waterpark next to Storm Lake. All year round swimming fun!

  • Poppys Pumpkin Patch

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    (66 miles) Norfolk

    Kids fun in Nebraska at this cute pumpkin patch, with a hay bale maze, pony rides, nature walks, a petting zoo, and a zip line!. Sweet family fun for all ages!

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Sioux Falls

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    (72 miles) Sioux Falls

    Wall to wall trampolines, with open jump, dodgeball, foam pits and lots of bouncing fun in Sioux Falls!

  • Wild Water West

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    (74 miles) Sioux Falls

    Your ticket to summer fun with this splashing water park in Sioux Falls, as well as go karts, batting cages and paintball!

  • Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science

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    (74 miles) Sioux Falls

    The mission of the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science is to educate, entertain, inspire and to enrich community by making arts and science part of our lives.

  • Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum

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    (74 miles) Sioux Falls

    Home to 1,000 amazing animals – from anteater to zebras – the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, SD offers up-close views of animals including giraffes, tigers, rhinos and a jumping, hooting array ...

  • Shelby County Historical Museum

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    (80 miles) Harlan

    Welcome to the Shelby County Historical Museum, located at the corner of Pine Street and Morse Avenue in Harlan. Opened in 1975 as a Bicentennial project, the facility has grown to four buildings ...

  • Mormon Trail Center

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    (84 miles) Omaha

    A historical experience at the Mormon Trail Center, where you can re-live the lives of those part of the great "Mormon Migration"

  • Loves Jazz and Art Center

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    (87 miles) Omaha

    A unique center featuring African American Arts Exhibits, and where families can learn all about the rich cultural and heritage of jazz music!

  • Pirates Cove Mini Golf

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    (87 miles) Arnolds Park

    Arrrr those swashbucklers will love putting their way through the 18th century, with waterfalls, and pirate ship ruins in this fun 18-hole mini golf course!

  • Arnolds Park

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    (88 miles) Arnolds Park

    Classic amusement park FUN in Iowa for the whole family! Built in 1889, this historic theme park has classic rides and attractions, as well as dining, shopping, and live concerts - all on the shores ...

  • Columbus Aquatic Center

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    (88 miles) Columbus

    The Aquatic Center is one of the finest indoor public pools in Nebraska. The pool is open seven days a week, 12 months out of the year. A variety of programs are offered to meet the needs of the ...

  • Lynettes Dance Studio

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    (88 miles) Columbus

    The studio offers dance classes in: Pre-ballet, ballet, tap, jazz, and pointe. Students must be 4 years of age in September to register for classes.

  • Loup Parks

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    (89 miles) Columbus

    The District owns, operates and maintains five parks and recreation areas containing 265 acres of land and 1,100 acres of water. These facilities are open to the public from May 1 to November 1 ...

  • Just for Kix

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    (89 miles) Columbus

    If your childs toes cant stop tapping...then Just For Kix is just the program for you. Their dance classes are the perfect way to introduce your child to the world of dance. Young dancers can have ...

  • Joslyn Art Museum

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    (89 miles) Omaha

    As Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha has served as the premier center for visual art since opening in 1931. Joslyn's collection features work from ...

  • Columbus Art Gallery

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    (89 miles) Columbus

    Performing arts events for schools and the general public ranged from ballet to theatre and from storytellers to concerts. The Gallery has presented over 200 formal exhibits and offers a gift shop ...

  • Platte County

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    (89 miles) Columbus

    Travel Thru Time! History Gallery containing discoveries of fossils, Indian stone tools, artifacts and photographs of early Platte County, settlers and communities. Rooms of Victorian clothing, ...

  • Columbus Event Center

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    (89 miles) Columbus

    Active kids and families - this is for you! With skating, roller hockey, dodgeball and indoor soccer, the Columbus Event Center is a day out for the active family in Nebraska.

  • Omaha Childrens Museum

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    (89 miles) Omaha

    A fun and hands-on experience for kids, where they can challenge themselves, learn, explore, and discover how the world works and learn through play!

  • SkateDaze Family Entertainment Center

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    (89 miles) Omaha

    An Omaha family entertainment center filled with great fun for active kids and their families. Skating, rock climbing, laser tag, bumper cars and even a roller coaster!

  • The Durham Museum

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    (90 miles) Omaha

    Fascinating exhibits on the history of Omaha, and amazing rotating exhibits on the cultures of the world!

  • Pawnee Plunge Water Park

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    (90 miles) Columbus

    Nebraska's family water fun park, offering terrifying plunge slides, fun family rides, interactive water play zone and more.

  • Railswest Railroad Museum

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    (90 miles) Council Bluffs

    The construction of the transcontinental railroad played a major role in the development of southwest Iowa, and vice versa. The history of this era is well preserved in the former 1899 Rock lsland ...