Things to do in SPOONER with kids

Wisconsin is not just known for it’s incredible artisan cheeses. This sweet north-central state has that little something special for everyone in the family - especially kids!

Zoos, water parks, festivals, museums, outdoor adventures and indoor fun - you will find it all in the birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae (signs of a great state!)  Make friends with animals of all sizes, from the giants at Milwaukee County Zoo, to the smaller at Mulberry Lane Petting Farm.

Sports fans? Head on down to a ball game, or get behind the scenes with the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

Museums range from the interactive Northwoods Children’s Museum, to the fun Circus World Museum. Transport, art and history museums are waiting too!  History more your thing? Wisconsin is filled with fascinating history. Step back in time with Old World Wisconsin exploring life in the 1800s, or delve into Native American history with Historic Point Basse. 

Did you know that Wisconsin was also the location of the country’s first kindergarten? See - they have been great for kids from the very beginning!

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  • Railroad Memories Museum

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    Spooner

    THE RAILROAD MEMORIES MUSEUM is housed in the former Chicago & Northwestern Railway depot and has been transformed into a museum packed with artifacts and memorabilia of railroad history and is ...

  • Wilderness Walk Zoo and Recreation

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    (22 miles) Hayward

    This 35 acre animal farm and recreation center has farm animals, a picnic area, wild animals, a maze, playground and walks. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do ...

  • Wild Mountain

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    (46 miles) Taylors Falls

    Year round fun for the family, with a water park, go-karts, boat tours, kayaks, and skiing!

  • Wild Mountain Ski Resort

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    (46 miles) Taylors Falls

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 7 green runs, plus tow rope serviced snow tubing hill and 4 terrain training parks.

  • Saint Croix

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    (46 miles) Saint Croix Falls

    St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 252 miles of clean water gliding past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of a human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the northwoods, or boat and fish ...

  • Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours

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    (47 miles) Taylors Falls

    Daily Scenic Boat Tours available 7 days a week from May - to Mid October. Dinner Cruises available on Fri & Sat evenings. Picnic Cruises available on Wed evenings. A great family owned and run ...

  • Taylors Falls Canoe and Kayak Rental

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    (47 miles) Taylors Falls

    Encounter all sorts of wet wildlife as you meander along the St. Croix River with trips totally tailorable for between 2 and 7 hours. Also on site during summer: Wild Mountain Waterpark, Alpine ...

  • Wildwood RV Park and Campground

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    (49 miles) Shafer

    Offers a variety of campsites, with enough activities within minutes to provide days of fun! Fun on site includes swimming pool, enjoy mini golf, basketball, volleyball or horseshoes.

  • Cedar Lake Speedway

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    (55 miles) New Richmond

    Racing for watching rather than doing, but thrilling for kids if they can take the volume!

  • Spirit Mountain

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    (64 miles) Duluth

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 2, offering 6 green runs, plus Nordic skiing and two terrain training parks, one being the biggest in the Midwest.

  • Spirit Mountain Adventure Park

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    (64 miles) Duluth

    Features include the Alpine Coaster, Mini Golf course, and Zip Line ride, plus snow tubing in the winter.

  • Lake Superior Zoo

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    (64 miles) Duluth

    Visit fascinating animals from around the world at the Lake Superior Zoo. Situated in Fairmont Park in West Duluth, the zoo sits on over 16 acres at the base of Spirit Mountain. The rocky hillside, ...

  • Red Cedar Trail and Hoffman Hills

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    (65 miles) Menomonie

    Two of Dunn County’s premier natural and recreational destinations. Whether bicycling, skiing, hiking, walking or canoeing, you will discover miles of spectacular natural beauty.

  • Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology

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    (66 miles) Chippewa Falls

    Welcome to CFMIT! We interpret a rich, varied history of manufacturing and processing that began here in the 1840\'s and continues today. As we relate the story of industry, we teach about the area ...

  • Great Lakes Aquarium

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    (67 miles) Duluth

    Great Lakes Aquarium is a non-profit freshwater aquarium located in Duluth, MN. GLA is home to a variety of species found primarily in the Great Lakes Basin. Additional exhibits showcase animals ...

  • Saint Louis County Heritage and Arts Center

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    (67 miles) Duluth

    You haven\'t seen Duluth until you\'ve explored the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center\'s Historic Union Depot, better know as simply the Depot. This former Union Railroad Depot was built ...

  • Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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    (67 miles) Duluth

    Admission includes exhibits of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, the St. Louis County Historical Society and Veterans Memorial plus the Children's Museum and the Duluth Art Institute.

  • Vertical Endeavors Duluth

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    (67 miles) Duluth

    Families looking for an afternoon of fun or serious climbers seeking a challenge can find them both at Vertical Endeavors Duluth. The North Shore’s largest climbing facility with 30 top ropes, lead ...

  • Teddy Bear Park

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    (69 miles) Stillwater

    Offers a large, imaginative adventure playground with equipment designed for under 7s, and further open playspace around for older kids to play.

  • Skyline Lanes

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    (71 miles) Hermantown

    Ten pin bowling fun at Skyline Lanes with open bowling, cosmic bowling and even bowling leagues. Great family fun in Minnesota for that day out with those active kids!

  • Chippewa Valley Museum

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    (72 miles) Eau Claire

    the exciting and intertwining stories of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley is to visit the nationally recognized Chippewa Valley Museum, located in Eau Claire. We offer award-winning exhibits, ...

  • Discovery Hallow and Garden

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    (75 miles) White Bear Township

    A nature filled play area in the stunning Ramsey County.

  • Action City Family Fun Center

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    (76 miles) Eau Claire

    Action City Family Fun Center has more than 100 of the most popular video and redemption games. It's also home to fast-paced attractions, including the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, an ...

  • Chaos Indoor Water Park

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    (76 miles) Eau Claire

    Chaos Water Park, inside the resort, is packed with ways to thrill, explore and find your ultra human strengths. This award-winning comic book park is filled with more than typical slides and rivers; ...

  • Monkey House

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    (77 miles) White Bear Lake

    5000 square ft indoor play and party center. Bounce houses, obstacle course, slide, rings, swings, foam pit and more! Open play times and private parties.

  • Mille Lacs Lake

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    (79 miles) Isle

    The Mille Lacs Lake area is Cool in Summer! Hot in Winter! But to really appreciate our area, stay awhile, because most of our secrets are shared only with those who take the time to get to know us.

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park St Paul

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    (79 miles) Oakdale

    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 ...

  • Bunker Beach

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    (80 miles) Coon Rapids

    Cool your family off with Bunker Beach's fun waterslides, lazy river, a host of pools, and a play structure!

  • Afton Alps

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    (80 miles) Hastings

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 20% green runs and 60% blue, plus lift serviced tubing hill and terrain park.

  • Lookout Ridge Indoor Playground

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    (80 miles) Woodbury

    In a secure, stimulating environment, custom built to a child's scale, "Lookout Ridge" is a state-of-the-art indoor playground located on the lower level of Central Park. The playground complements ...

  • Eagles Nest

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    (82 miles) New Brighton

    From climbing walls, to triple slides, ball pits and a foam forest, kids can play all day at this indoor playground in Minnesota!

  • Vertical Endeavors St Paul

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    (82 miles) St Paul

    Over 18,200 square feet of climbing surfaces, making Vertical Endeavors one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world! And its fun!

  • Minnesota Transportation Museum

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    (83 miles) St. Paul

    A fascinating and interactive look into the history of transportation, where kids can enjoy a train or caboose ride!

  • The Mississippi

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    (84 miles) Saint Paul

    Established in 1988, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area includes 72 miles of the Mississippi River stretching from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey to just south of Hastings. One of ...

  • Minnesota Childrens Museum

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    (84 miles) Saint Paul

    A fun and interactive children's museum which offers a vast range of open ended, hands on experiments and experiences for kids of all ages - learn through playing in Minnesota!