Zoos in Washington

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Good Zoo
(22 Miles)
County Wheeling
Visitors of all ages will find something pleasing at our zoo which is dedicated to the memory of a seven-year-old boy named Philip Mayer Good, who loved nature. Come visit our new Outback Exhibit, featuring kangaroos and wallabies.
Pittsburgh
Houses a diverse collection comprising more than 600 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild.
Pittsburgh Zoo
(27 Miles)
Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is home to thousands of amazing animals representing more than four hundred species, including 22 threatened or endangered species. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids...
Donegal
Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family experience! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike.
Kingwood
Home to over 30 different species of native and exotic animals from all over the world, and even better you can feed over half the animals in the zoo!
Noahs Lost Ark
(69 Miles)
Berlin Center
Noahs Lost Ark offer the chance to see and interact with some of the most amazing animals that inhabit the earth. Through tours offered to school children, groups and the general public, thousands of people are educated each year about the plight of ...
Vienna
Feed over 350 animals. Camels, zebra, bison, waterbuffalo, ostrich and antelope are just a few of the creatures from 6 continents you will experience on safari.
The Wilds
(82 Miles)
Cumberland
The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres in southeast Ohio, it is home to rare and endangered species from around the world living in natural, open-range habitat, a...
Akron Zoo
(92 Miles)
Akron
When you visit the zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars and Komodo dragons. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Cleveland
One of Cleveland’s most popular attractions and foremost conservation organizations, with 3,000 animals representing 600 species.
Rock Cave
The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a modern zoological facility displaying native and introduced state wildlife. The Wildlife Center is dedicated to presenting visitors a realistic and factual understanding of our state's wildlife. Woodland w...
Erie Zoo
(133 Miles)
Erie
11 beautifully themed and landscaped gardens, plus nearly 400 animals representing 100 species with self guided or ranger led educational tours. Carousel and train ride also available.
Luray
Seeing zookeepers interact with animals and know them personally. Having a zookeeper available to answer your questions. Getting Close and personal with animals is something Luray Zoo does best! Have you ever been close enough to a tiger you can cou...
Powell
A beautiful world of adventure home to more than 9,000 animals that are just waiting to be visited!
Thurmont
Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or lion and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, ducks and other curious creatures in the petting area.
Gettysburg
Get up close and personal with our famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends. Races, Displays, and Special Events are sure to delight the kids and "kids at heart".
Leesburg Animal Park
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(160 Miles)
Leesburg
Get Up Close and Personal with Exotic & Domestic Animals on 21 acres of fun! Visit Giant Tortoises, Lemurs, and Serval Cats. Feed and pet animals and take a PONY RIDE. Tour the entire Park on a SAFARI wagon ride. Stop by our POND to play, picnic and ...
African Safari
(165 Miles)
Port Clinton
Come for a day of fun, education, and entertainment. Home of over 400 beautiful and exotic animals on the 100-acre preserve. You will view and may feed the animals from the comfort of your vehicle.
Natural Bridge
Virginia Safari park is Virginia's only Drive-Thru Zoo. A great place to visit to get up close and personal to some of the amazing animals.
Halifax
Enjoy going round the wildlife park feeding animals out of hand - they also have monkeys bears and an enjoyable safari ride round the park. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania.
Natural Bridge
Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!
Animaland
(181 Miles)
Wellsbro
Home to over 200 exotic, wild, and domestic animals. Enjoy a stroll on a beautifully landscaped path through 12 acres of exhibits such as exotic cats, monkeys, kangaroos, and many others.
Reptiland
(187 Miles)
Allenwood
Reptiland is a specialized zoo that introduces visitors to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom in a safe, entertaining format. Explore the world of mambas, cobras, vipers, pythons and other rare and beautiful snakes.
National Zoo
(190 Miles)
Cleveland Park
The National Zoo is a beautiful urban park offering family fun and excitement, stimulating education programs, and a peaceful place to enjoy nature. There is something new to discover on every visit.
National Aquarium
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(193 Miles)
SW Washington
The aquarium features a wide variety of marine life that includes sharks, rays, reptiles and several endangered species. The 70 tanks house sea turtles, American alligators, sharks, piranha and 1,200 other specimens of marine life.
Bug Box
(198 Miles)
Fredericksburg
Our zoo features exotic insects, arachnids, and crustaceans from around the world. Yikes, we also have a pet snake"Fred", two family member turtles, frogs and toads, Sammy salamander and so much more! And visitors can view hundreds of specimens and s...
Kennywood
(25 Miles)
West Mifflin
Kennywood has a lot of modern rides mixed with traditional rollercoasters - rollercoasters, waterrides, thrillrides and lots of rides for smaller people. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylv...
Tuscora Park
(67 Miles)
New Philadelphia
Whether you take part in activities like swimming and tennis or miniature golf, have kids that love amusement rides, or want to enjoy an old-fashioned evening band concert, Tuscora Park has a state-wide reputation as an affordable place to come for f...
Lakemont Park
(100 Miles)
Altoona
Lakemont Park is home to over 30 rides and attractions, including the Island Waterpark, two rollercoasters, Go-Kart track, the kids Mini-Indy Go-Karts, Spins'n Grins Kiddieland, an 18 hole minature golf course, arcade, games, delicious All-American a...
Erie
The park has over 70 rides, including 3 roller coasters and 18 water rides. The park is admission-free with the rides requiring the display of a paid wristband or individual tickets.
Dinosaur Land
(136 Miles)
White Post
Step into the world of the prehistoric past, where visitors can turn back the pages of time to the Mesozoic era, where dinosaurs were the only creatures that roamed the earth. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Cedar Point
(155 Miles)
Sandusky
Over 75 awesome rides featuring the world's biggest coaster collection, including Maverick and Millennium Force. Plus family rides and kiddie thrills aplenty too.
New Market
Adventure Park USA is a 17.5 acre Western theme park. It offers offers enough adventure for the whole family. Desert Oasis Miniature Golf Course to our Rock Wall and Hang'Em High Ropes Course. Let the adventure begin!
Camden Park
(173 Miles)
Huntington
Camden Park's Kiddie Land is home to 9 rides for our guests 48" and under, including our historic Carousel, Kiddie Boats and Handcars. Also has larger rides for older kids. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Natural Bridge
At the Haunted Monster Museum you will experience Professor Cline's work displayed haunted house style. Visitor's say it's Bizarre and unique, like Scooby Doo meets the Twilight Zone. Here we showcase the very best of this type of fun family entertai...
Glen Echo Park
(185 Miles)
Glen Echo
Glen Echo has always been an enchanting place for children. Activities for kids include camps, making crafts, joining a play group, making a movie, puppet shows, children's theater, exploring nature, becoming a writer, becoming a dancer or musician, ...
Hershey Park
(191 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?
Alpha Aquatics
(20 Miles)
Waynesburg
Summer family fun with a competition size pool, kiddie leisure pool and fun water activities such as slides and a lazy river.
Pittsburgh
15 different waterslides, or travel the lazy river on an innertube - check out all the great rides on the weblink. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania
Carmichaels
Pool and park fun with a 300,000-gallon pool, a diving board and diving pool, slides, ball fields and play areas.
Crabapple Pool
(29 Miles)
Herminie
Features a 25m main pool with 2 diving boards and a small slide. They also offer a toddler and baby wading pool with sand toys and cups.
Greensboro
A family friendly park with a 200,000-gallon pool, diving board and diving pool, as well as sports courts and a roller rink.
Splash Zone
(62 Miles)
Clarksburg
Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.
Navarre
The swimming lake has paddelboats, a 90' tube slide, 3 kiddie slides, small and large log rolls, buckets of fun, water fountains, and diving boards, plus a 18 hole miniature golf course, 2 sand volleyball courts, basketball court, horseshoes, playgr...
Cuyahoga Falls
Bomb down the 158 ft enclosed tube slide, float down the lazy river, shoot down the flume slides, swim laps or harass mum and dad with the water spray, it's going to be a good day!
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there
Aurora
No matter where parents are on the adventuresome spectrum, they usually find plenty of wet, fun things to do at Wildwater Kingdom. Of course, there’s always the option of just kicking back in a lounge chair or in a private cabana with a tall cool b...
Chardon
Split into Water Fun Land, Kidsland and Sportsland, offering between them enough wet and dry entertainment to keep the kids happy all day, from six story high water slides to paddle boats, mini golf and karting!
Newark
Gather your family and friends and come experience one of Ohio's Newest Indoor Water Parks. Join us for the day at CoCo Key Water Resort where we have over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park adventures, where it’s always 84 degrees, kids can have ...
Inwood
Features include water park with slides and splash toys, interactive kids' museum, go karting, jungle gym indoor play, mini golf and mini train and gem panning game.

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Fun places to visit in Washington with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Pennsylvania - 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 PA