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Reid Park Zoo
(1 Miles)
Tucson
Come visit the Tucson zoo, and have a wild time. Meet the more than 400 animalsrhinos, elephants, anteaters, polar bears, lions, and many more! Adventure in our African, Asian, and South American regions. Explore the Flight Connection, our full-fl...
Tucson
The Standard Program includes a visit to the Design Garage's hands-on, interactive exhibits; a self-guided tour of our spectacular collection of gems and minerals in the Mineral Museum; and a Planetarium show geared toward your group's grade level an...
Tucson
Indoor climbing and Outdoor guided trips with certified professionals. Rocks and Ropes is pleased to host individuals, groups and birthday parties.
Tucson
A visit to the Tucson Childrens Museum will find you enjoying the numerous interactive exhibits, the daily hands-on activities and the monthly special events.
Tucson
The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is state-of-the-art display of entertaining and interactive array of antique and contemporary miniatures as well as enchanting artifacts.
Tucson
32 lanes of bowling. CyberBowl glow bowling. Redemption video arcade with great prizes. Fresh hot Pizzano's Pizza. Bumpers, ball ramps. All ages welcome. All abilities and special needs accepted. All weather inclusive. Birthday Parties, Fundraisers, ...
Tuscon
Authentic wild west day out with vintage rides, cavalry museum, stunt shows and more!
Tucson
With tons of entertainment to choose from for your entire family, Funtasticks offers something for the kid in all of us, including miniature golf, go-karts, arcade, batting cages, and more!
Skate Country
(6 Miles)
Tucson
Fun for all ages ... children and adults. Whether your age is 5 or 75, there are people in all age brackets enjoying this sport.
Tuscon
If there's a little trainspotter in your household they're in for a real treat here with displays of unique and sometimes extremely rare examples of toy trains and other railroadiana.
Tucson
Pima Air & Space Museum, where history takes flight, is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded aviation museum. You'll see more than 275 aircraft and spacecraft including many of the most historic...
Tucson
Bowling at Brunswick is family fun at its best. Its a great way to spend some quality time everyone will enjoy. Bowling, billiards, video games, food, beverages - there is something fun for everyone.
Tucson
This scenic desert park offers camping, hiking, picnicking, bicycling, horseback riding, plant and wildlife viewing, and an archaeological site, all just a few minutes from Tucson. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Gatorama
(7 Miles)
Palmdale
One of Gatorama's main attractions for visitors and professional photographers is the natural Florida scenery in which these prehistoric beasts sunbathe in the warm tropical climate. Giant oak trees and palm trees cover the fifteen acre attraction. V...
Tucson
Great for those active kids, BLOC climbing + fitness is 20,000 square foot of fitness fun, with over 7,000 square feet of just bouldering walls and other climbing experiences.
Tucson
The International Wildlife Museum is dedicated to increasing knowledge and appreciation of the diverse wildlife of the world as well as explaining the role of wildlife management in conservation. Founded in 1988, the museum highlights over 40...
My Gym
(9 Miles)
Tucson
My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.
Tucson
Discover the southwest by horseback! Tucson's long running and family owned Pantano Riding Stables caters to people of all ages, sizes, and experience levels. Enjoy pony rides and sunset trail rides, summer kid kamps and more.
Tucson
Family fun bowling, billiards, restaurant and arcade in Tucson's largest entertainment center! Tucson's largest entertainment center! Friendly staff take care of your party needs while you have a rockin' great time. Enjoy bowling, billiards, arcad...
Tucson
Slap on Your Spurs for a Day of Wild West Fun. From daring cowboy gunfights and stunts to rip-roarin musical revues and comedies, Old Tucson offers exciting Old West entertainment. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for thin...
Tucson
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place!
Breakers
(18 Miles)
Marana
Breakers Bay is Arizonas Largest Wave Pool.1.3 Million Gallons of wave pool excitement. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Arizona
Biosphere 2
(19 Miles)
Tucson
This is Biosphere 2's most comprehensive tour and is available throughout the day. The admission desk will provide tour times and start locations. Because Biosphere 2 is a research facility, the interior portion of this tour is not wheelchair or stro...
Vail
Large numbers of insect eating breeds of bats can be seen here in their natural habitat embarking at dusk of an evening and returning en masse at dawn.
Oracle
Oracle State Park is located in the northeastern foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains near the town of Oracle. Ranging from 3,500 to 4,500 feet in elevation, the nearly 4,000-acre park consists of oak grassland, riparian woodland, and mesquite s...
Sonoita
Fragile and stunning environment with access by arrangement, with geo thermal subterranean lake.
Picacho
Stop in and feed the critters for an unforgettable experience. Something for everyone - ostrich, deer, miniature Sicilian donkeys, Boer goats, and rainbow lorikeets to feed plus the Monster Truck Tours!
Benson
It all began with a drop of water...A shallow inland sea covered this area 330 million years ago, now an adventurous family exploration plus high tech CavSim scoring game.
Tubac
The church and the military were the vanguards of Spanish frontier expansion throughout New Spain. The Jesuit, Eusebio Francisco Kino, established missions from 1687 to 1711 to christianize and control Native Americans in the area. He established nea...
Patagonia
Established in 1994, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area's mission is to preserve this fragile riparian area and its surrounding environment. Encompassing a major portion of the Sonoita Creek and Coal Mine Spring watersheds, this is the State of Arizona...
Circle Z Ranch
(57 Miles)
Patagonia
A guest ranch operated continuously since 1926. Celebrating 82 years of excellence, the Circle Z Ranch is situated on 6,500 acres at 4,000 feet altitude. Guests ride ranch-bred horses through the foothills of the historic Santa Rita Mountains and und...
Tombstone
Cozy cabins and spacious campsites away you at Stampede RV Park - a popular choice for those enjoying a Tombstone camping trip!
Tombstone
Tombstone reached its pinnacle of riches and then faded, all within the short span of eight years. The West's wildest mining town owes its beginning to Ed Schieffelin, who prospected the nearby hills in 1877. Friends warned him that all he would e...
Florence
The history of the park's building provides visitors with a look into the past. The building represents a transition between Sonoran and Anglo-American architecture with its wood-shingled pitched roof surmounting traditional adobe brick walls. Like m...
Coronado Cave
(73 Miles)
Hereford
Varied surface terrain and visitor centre plus Coronado Cave is 600 feet in length, 20 feet high and 70 feet wide.
Superior
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is the place to discover the intricate beauty and many faces of Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden. Featured are plants from the world's deserts, towering trees, captivating cacti, sheer mountain cliffs,...
Safford
After a long day of driving or hiking, the natural hot springs at Roper Lake are not only inviting, they're invigorating! Roper Lake State Park provides a great place to spend a few days or just a few hours. Desert vegetation, a peaceful lake and a v...
Chandler
Features include 2 Water Slides, Lazy River flotation ride, Water Vortex, Interactive Play Pool with Beach Entry, Toddler Slides and a simply enormous dumping bucket!
Bounce Jungle
(89 Miles)
Chandler
We are all about kids having fun, jumping, sliding and playing in the best indoor playground you have ever seen.
Goldfield
Come and visit Goldfield Ghost Town today! Walk down Main Street, explore the many shops and historic buildings. Tour the historic Mammoth Gold Mine and visit the Goldfield Museum. Pan for gold then take a ride on Arizona's only narrow gauge train. ...
Apache Junction
The park is located 5 mi. north of Apache Junction, off of AZ 88 (the old Apache Trail), at the base of the Superstition Mountains.
Gilbert
Baby classes - starting at 4 months.Toddler classes - up to 3 years.Pre K Gym classes - 3 to 6 years. Dance (Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop) - 2 years to 12 years. Sports Skills - 3 years to 12 years. Gymnastics - 3 years to 12 years. Birthday Parties.
Freestone Park
(93 Miles)
Gilbert
Within the park are bright, varied playground areas for multiple age groups beside the lakes; batting cages, basketball courts and sand volleyball pits; miniature train; tennis courts; cycle paths; picnic ramadas and the Freestone Skatepark!
Jumpstreet
(93 Miles)
Chandler
The entire family (yes parents too!) can enjoy this indoor trampoline and fun center - the perfect way to have fun and stay active!
Mesa
Enjoy Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Miniature Golf, kiddie rides, bowling Interactive Redemption and Video Games and much much more with an all you can eat family buffet!
Rawhide
(95 Miles)
Chandler
Explore the Wild West! he western frontier town of Rawhide is situated in the Gila River Indian Community. The history of this vast, majestic area of the Sonoran Desert and its people dates back to ancient times when the Huhukam civilization was thri...
Tonto National Forest
We invite you to spend the day tubing down the beautiful Salt River rapids in beautiful Tonto National Forrest near Mesa, Arizona. Children must be over 8 years old or four feet tall.
Airworx
(96 Miles)
Chandler
Huge trampoline park with separate area for under 7s with their own features, trampoline dodgeball and speciality teen session.
Mesa
Amusement park? Indoor? No way! Yes way! Imagine a 28,000 square feet climate controlled indoor amusement park with your child's favorite rides
Big Surf
(96 Miles)
Mesa
As America's original water park featuring body slides, tube slides, speed slides, water basketball and volleyball, a wave pool and children's play area. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Mesa for kids.

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The GPD Toy Train Museum

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Old Tucson Studios

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Breakers

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My Gym

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Reid Park Zoo

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International Wildlife Museum

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Funtasticks Family Fun Park

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Tucson Childrens Museum

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Trail Dust Town

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The Mini-Time Machine

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Fun places to visit in Tucson with kids

Arizona is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Arizona's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Arizona with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Arizona - 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 below, lots of the best things to do with children in AZ