National Parks / Natural World in SPRINGBORO with kids

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Springboro has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Springboro, Ohio offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Springboro itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Aullwood Audobon Center

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    (22 miles) Dayton

    An inspirational showcase of determined and infectious environmentalism, as well as containing plenty that smaller children love about farms: plenty of animals, Bee and Butterfly yards, children's ...

  • Brukner Nature Center

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    (33 miles) Troy

    Nature preserve dedicated to environmental education and wildlife rehabilitation.

  • Ohio Caverns

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    (55 miles) West Liberty

    A remarkable natural wonder with some of the most colorful caverns in the country - all found in beautiful Ohio.

  • General Butler Park

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    (78 miles) Carrollton

    Biking, birding, canoeing, fishing, golf, hiking, and even camping is all ready to be enjoyed at this Kentucky park perfect for families!

  • Ottawa Metro Park

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    (84 miles) Lima

    Featuring Metro Park Beach, which offers a raindrop play fountain, 10' extreme water slide, surf slide and mermaid fountain. Plus 9 hole frisbee golf course, adventure play equipment, sand volleyball ...

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  • The Dayton Art Institute

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    (15 miles) Dayton

    Visit us often to enjoy our diverse permanent collection, world class special exhibitions, interesting educational programs and unique special events.

  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

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    (16 miles) Dayton

    Explore the wonders of the world with a live animal zoo, the region's only public Planetarium and observatory, interactive science and technology exhibits, and more under one roof! One of the many ...

  • National Museum of the US Air Force

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    (17 miles) Dayton

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is the world's largest military aviation museum. This FREE attraction features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles in more than 17 acres of indoor ...

  • Cincinnati Art Museum

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    (33 miles) Cincinnati

    The Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts several national and ...

  • Cincinnati Fire Museum

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    (34 miles) Cincinnati

    The Cincinnati Fire Museum, the only museum that saves lives!Located in a 1907 National Register firehouse, the museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati's firefighting artifacts while ...

  • Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

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    (35 miles) Cincinnati

    An incredible complex of museums, including history, natural history, children's museum and IMAX!

  • Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

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    (35 miles) Cincinnati

    Fun for all ages, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is an interactive, educational journey through over 140 years of Cincinnati Reds history. Movies, artifacts, and hands on activities, bring the game ...

  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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    (35 miles) Cincinnati

    A fascinating museum in Cincinnati that tells stories of freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to present day.

  • The Creation Museum

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    (44 miles) Petersberg

    The state-of-the-art 75,000 square foot museum in Kentucky that bring the Bible to life, with exhibits, planetarium, dinosaurs and a petting zoo!

  • The Johnny Appleseed Educational Center and Museum

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    (45 miles) Urbana

    offers a comprehensive insight into the life and era of famous Johnny Appleseed.

  • The Bicycle Museum of America

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    (62 miles) New Bremen

    A beautiful museum with one of the largest collection of bicycles in the world.

  • National Underground Railroad Museum

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    (68 miles) Maysville

    A museum dedicated to telling the story of America's bid to rid itself of slavery.

  • The Last Supper Museum

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    (68 miles) Greensburg

    The Last Supper Museum, LLC displays over 2,000 inspirational art pieces of Christ’s Last Supper as described in the Bible.

  • Center of Science and Industry

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    (71 miles) Columbus

    Groundbreaking exhibits and hands-on experiences for kids to understand the connection between science and life. Amazing Columbus fun and discovery!

  • National Model Aviation Museum

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    (72 miles) Muncie

    Visit the Museum and view the largest collection of model aircraft in the United States. Discover how aeromodeling helped change the world of aviation and examine the astonishing craftsmanship and ...

  • Muncie Children's Museum

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    (75 miles) Muncie

    A fun children's museum in Indiana where kids can learn and play in a safe and creative environment!

  • Allen County Museum

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    (82 miles) Lima

    The Allen County Museum has something for everyone. Our campus includes the main Museum (including the Children

  • American Saddlebred Museum

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    (98 miles) Lexington

    The American Saddlebred Museum, located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, will be highlighting the special bond between children and Saddlebreds in its 2008 exhibition ...

  • Kentucky Horsepark

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    (99 miles) Lexington

    Not just a place to get up close to the beautiful horses, but also various museums included in the admission, horse-drawn tours, and picnics. Great animal family fun for your day out in Lexington!

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

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    (32 miles) Cincinnati

    Over 1.2 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo's award-winning exhibits annually and was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was ...

  • Newport Aquarium

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    (35 miles) Newport

    Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive ...

  • Wolf Creek Habitat

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    (45 miles) Brookville

    A unique experience for the family where you can interact with amazing wolves IN their enclosures! A fun animal experience for your family day out in Indiana!

  • Red Wolf Sanctuary

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    (54 miles) Rising Sun

    A beautiful wolf sanctuary with visits by appointment only. Kids can experience rescued animals, from foxes, coyotes and of course, wolves.

  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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    (72 miles) Powell

    A beautiful world of adventure home to more than 9,000 animals that are just waiting to be visited!

  • EnterTRAINment Junction

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    (16 miles) West Chester

    Explore the world’s largest indoor model train display - in Ohio! Train tracks are bustling all around - below, at eye level and some even 11’ in the air!

  • Kings Island

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    (14 miles) Kings Mills

    Thrills and spills at the largest amusement and water park in the entire Midwest! With over 80 rides, attractions and shows, it's great fun for the whole family in Ohio.

  • Strickers Grove

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    (29 miles) Hamilton

    A family friendly amusement park open to the public four times in a year, with great activities for active kids - including roller coasters!

  • CoCo Key Water Resort Cincinnati

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    (22 miles) Cincinnati

    Where we have over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park adventures, where it’s always 84 degrees, kids can have a blast with slides, play island, adventure river and more!

  • Paradise Breeze

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    (66 miles) Maysville

    Great family swimming with lap pool and slides, perfect in this community aquatic complex in Kentucky!

  • Zoombezi Bay

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    (72 miles) Powell

    Introducing a brand new 22.7 acre water park that occupies the former home of Wyandot Lake and then some! The park features 15 state of the art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy ...