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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.
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 of primates.
Sioux Falls
This 10,000 square foot play center has inflatables, a full arcade, redemption counter, and an enclosed toddler zone. Parents have a special lounge with flat screen TVs, leather furniture, and of course free Wi-Fi!
Sioux Falls
Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes.
Sioux Falls
ntroducting South Dakota's newest and most dynamic family fun park! The Adventurepark brings to Sioux Falls Full Throttle Raceway go-karts, Mulligan's Island Mineature Golf, Shipwreck Lagoon Bumper Boats, All Star Batting Cage Complex and Commando Pa...
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 geography of South Dakota has changed dramatically through ...
Brookings
The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum is a great place to visit and enjoy the history of the Dakota prairie. The museum is a powerful resource for all aspects of the rich history that South Dakota has proudly carried for many generations.
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.
Currie
The preservation of something which is changing and often, in these areas, disappearing is the purpose of the End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum. Hear the old steam locomotive puff and chug throughout the countryside. Hear the puffing and chuggin...
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 aquarium of native fish, and natural history diora...
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 ranging from lake fishing to river canoeing, from swimmi...
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 exhibitions, educational programs and events.
Sioux City
An interactive art gallery for children (and adults) to experience the fascinating world of the visual arts. The 1,800 square foot gallery offers visitors a hands-on opportunity to explore four general, formal qualities of art: line, color, shape, an...
Play All Day
(78 Miles)
Sioux City
Offer over-the-top fun with awesome inflatables and age zoned play stations that engage young imaginations and exercise little bodies!
Walnut Grove
Enjoy learning the history of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and Gift Store. The museum's collections are housed in a series of interesting buildings, including an 1898 depot, a chapel, an onion-domed house, du...
Cherokee
The Sanford Museum offers a variety of educational programs for groups on subjects including Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Prehistory.
Spirit Lake
Marble Beach\\\'s campground is the largest in the Iowa Great Lakes region.Spirit Lake is the largest natural lake in Iowa and provides some of the best fishing in the state. Crandall\\\'s Beach provides a fine place for young and old to sunbathe and...
Arnolds Park
Putt your way through the world of 18th century pirates-- under cascading waterfalls, across a natural stream and past pirate ship ruins! Nestled in a naturally beautiful landscape, this 18-hole course will delight your family. With our elaborate ...
Arnolds Park
(81 Miles)
Arnolds Park
Built in 1889 - during the golden age of amusement parks - Historic Arnolds Park is one of the longest operating amusement parks in the world. It features classic rides and attractions like a wooden roller coaster named The Legend, the Queen II exc...
Arco
Explore a weird and scenic landscape guaranteed to get the kids' imaginations going, with extensive lava fields and surreal natural features.
Arco
Explore a weird and scenic landscape guaranteed to get the kids' imaginations going, with extensive lava sculpted cave tours and surreal natural features above ground too.
Comfrey
It is one of the world's great historic sites, with ancient rock carvings that are sacred to the American Indians. Daily 2 p.m. programs are available for children and families. Several special events are held each month during the summer...
Watertown
Go Karting including passenger option, 18 hole mini golf with landscaped features, water wars game and family arcade.
Watertown
Experience over 500 mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and invertebrates representing 130 varieties from around the world and those native to South Dakota. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids i...
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.
Storm Lake
Situated on the shores of Storm Lake, King\'s Pointe Waterpark offers indoor and outdoor entertainment for all ages. Multiple waterslides, water playgrounds, water channels and lap lanes and much, much more allow everyone to have a great time.
Gobs and Gobbs of Fun
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(109 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!
Montevideo
A mission and fur post overlooked the Minnesota River 150 years ago and today the mission still stands. Joseph Renville, an explorer and fur trader whose mother was Dakota and father was French, established a fur post on the river in 1826 near a wide...
Norfolk
Poppy's Pumpkin Patch is located south of Norfolk, Nebraska. It is an on the farm, family business that sells fresh home grown produce and pumpkins while offering family style entertainment at a reasonable cost. It started in the fall of 1999. It ...
O Neill
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.
West Bend
The Grotto is a composite of nine separate Grottos, each portraying a scene in the life of Christ. The Grotto includes the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location. The artistry has to be seen to be appreciated, p...
Chamberlain
Boasts a proud collection of Native American art, artifacts and more. As an outreach program of St. Joseph's, the museum operates entirely on donations. Admission is free; tours are offered.
Mount Kato
(141 Miles)
Mankato
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 6 years, offering 4 green runs, plus snow tubing and terrain training parks.
Columbus
The Columbus Hockey and Skate Center is a popular spot for kids and families. It offers skating and roller hockey, indoor soccer and dodgeball.
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.
Columbus
Columbus Family YMCA school age programs offer a fun, safe place for children. Children enrolled at Family YMCA school age programs are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that enhance physical fitness, encourage sportsmanship and pr...
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 community.
Columbus
Experience live thoroughbred racing, simulcast wagering, the famous Platte County Fair and much more.
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 including the Leland and McIntosh Log Cabins.
Platte County
(148 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, furnishings and heirlooms. Theres so much to see at the ...
Loup Parks
(148 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 (weather permitting). More than 150,000 people visit the...
Just for Kix
(148 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 fun while gaining relationships that will last a lif...
Columbus Art Gallery
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(148 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 that features even more artists.
Columbus
Nebraska's premiere family water fun park, offering terrifying plunge slides, fun family rides, interactive wate rplazy zone and more.
Simply Loved
(149 Miles)
Columbus
If you are looking for a different and all together better photography experience, you are in the right place! Internationally recognized photographer, Ashley Swierczek-Bowns, of Columbus NE, specializes in custom fine art portraiture. Her whimsical ...
Idlewild Park
(150 Miles)
Ligonier
Idlewild has seven themed areas including the Soak Zone, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Story Book Forest and is the third oldest theme park in the US - loads to do with the kids
Elk Horn
The Danish Windmill Museum is for all people interested in Denmark, Danish Customs, Scandinavian traditions and, of course, windmills. Elk Horn's Danish Windmill is America's only authentic working Danish Windmill. The Mill, originally built in Nor...
Lake City
Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder magazine, guard house, and other buildings remain at frontier Fort Sisseton. This 1864 fort, atop the Coteau des Prairies (or hills of the prairies), is a rare reminder of the west...
Aberdeen
When you step into the Dacotah Prairie Museum, you step back in time over 100 years ago to witness the people, progress and natural history that combined to propel the prairie region into existence. Come see and hear the story that the prairie has...
Waseca
he Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center (Farmamerica) was commissioned in 1978 by the legislature to preserve and promote the strong heritage of Minnesota agriculture. This is done through experiential learning at a 120-acre site which encourag...

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Xcite Family Fun Center

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Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

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Wild Water West

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Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science

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Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in South Dakota - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), 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 SD