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Good Zoo
(0 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.
Wheeling
Come and relive your childhood with the kids, rediscover vintage entertainments and classic home railway equipment.
Benwood
Castle Halloween Museum— where it is Halloween every day of the year! Halloween eye candy and social history for the entire family. Tour 250 years of Halloween memorabilia— costumes, fortune telling, folk art, candy containers, toys, Salem witch...
Moundsville
Unlike most of the people who've previously walked through the gates of the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, you can be fairly certain you'll be walking out again a few hours later.
Jewett
A non denominational Christian Ranch Camp offering trail rides, riding lessons, camping, and lush surorunds for hiking and family exploration.
Alpha Aquatics
(29 Miles)
Waynesburg
Competition size pool with kiddie leisure pool including spiral and straight water slides, water jets, lazy river and more.
PPMS Speedway
(30 Miles)
Imperial
Visit Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway for all kinds of family entertainment Every Sat April - October! Affordable Family Fun Great food Stock Cars Monster Trucks Sprint Cars FREE PARKING
South Park
Outdoor theatre facilities with a separate dedicated children's stage, offering a varying selection of classic and contempory adult, family and children's performances.
Triple B Farms
(38 Miles)
Monongahela
Enjoy a farm themed adventure playground with slides, rope maze, and farm animals to feed, plus playhouse, climbing tractor and bouncy animals in the play barn.
Carmichaels
Features a 300,000-gallon Z-shaped pool, a diving board, an 11-foot diving pool, an 8-foot water slide, a 70-foot spiral water slide, a 15-by-15-foot children’s water play area, adventure playground and ball fields.
Pittsburgh
Home to Roboworld, the Exploration Station and literally dozens of other activities connecting science and technology with everyday life in dynamic hands on experiences and through thrilling shows and demonstrations.
Pittsburgh
Around 500 seasonal activity programs ranged for all ages and abilities, including kayaking, fly fishing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and geocaching trips. Plenty suitable for small folk, including scavenger hunts, tyke hikes and beginner paddl...
Allegheny
Introduce your children to music at Saturday morning concerts with the world-class Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Pittsburgh
Houses a diverse collection comprising more than 600 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild.
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
Pittsburgh
Two museums for the price of one! Dinosaurs are just the beginning at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, where scientific discovery comes alive. Visit Carnegie Museum of Art, where the local and the global meet through an extensive art collection. F...
Greensboro
Features a 200,000-gallon pool, a diving board and 11-foot diving pool, a 20x20-foot children’s wet play area, plus sports courts, adventure playground and rollerirink.
Kennywood
(46 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...
Pittsburgh Zoo
(46 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...
Wildwood
A perfect day out with the family, enjoying attraction for all ages. Go-Karts and All Outside Attractions are open...inside we have Laser Tag, Arcade, Soft Playground, and tons of food.
Tuscora Park
(50 Miles)
New Philadelphia (NW)
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...
Crabapple Pool
(51 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.
Valley Worlds Of Fun
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(53 Miles)
Fairmont
We are a family entertainment center dedicated to wholesome fun for kids of all ages. Furthermore, we are a tobacco and alcohol free facility. Seven acres of fun including 24 Bowling Lanes, Lasertag, Arcade, Himalayan, Tea Cups, Bumper Cars, Twister,...
Fairmont
Perched on a small rise overlooking the confluence of Prickett's Creek and the Monongahela River, this rustic log fort is a re-creation of the original Prickett's Fort of 1774, which served as a refuge from Native American war parties on the western ...
Bruceton Mills
Coopers Rock State Forest is 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Its 12,713 acres are bisected by Interstate 68. Although the forest serves as a recreation and preservation area, it has a wider range of uses. West Virginia...
Jeannette
Colors is a fully computerized hi-tech, hi-energy Birthday Party Center, specializing in DANCE and GAME Parties for kids & teens. Parties are private & serve up to 71 guests. Parties feature a DJ, spectacular lighting & special effects, dozens of con...
Splash Zone
(59 Miles)
Clarksburg
Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.
Grafton
Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake.
Fort Necessity
(59 Miles)
Wharton
Talks, tours, and historic weapons demonstrations can be found around the visitor centre, plus outdoor exhibits around historically significant areas. An informative and interesting visit.
Greensburg
Two multi level adventure climbing structures with toddler zone, laser tag, mini golf, arcade and land train.
The Wilds
(61 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...
Canton
The museum currently exhibits forty-five rare and unusual classic and special interest automobiles. The gorgeous vehicles are complemented by the thousands of pieces of historical memorabilia displayed throughout the museum.
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...
Noahs Lost Ark
(64 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 ...
Mill Run
Whether it's water fun, mini golf, fun rides, or hanging out with Yogi Bear and his friends, they've got plenty to keep you and your family busy all day, or the whole vacation!
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!
Canal Fulton
Dodgem Cars, Bumper Boats and Thunder Road Speedway for some motoring fun; mini golf, driving range and 'Olde Skool' vintage crazy golf; plus climbing wall and bungee trampoline, batting cages and arcade.
Hidden Valley
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 9 green runs and 14 blue, plus lift serviced tubing hill and three terrain training parks for varying abilities.
Parkersburg
We offer the cheapest, cleanest inflatables for all of your event needs! We do all day rentals, and this includes setup and delivery.
Fort Ligonier
(75 Miles)
Ligonier
A modern museum and a fully reconstructed/restored fortification within the current property limits. Lots of family events throughout the year.
Parkersburg
Both oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas spring. This exciting history is portrayed at ...
Parkersburg
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and the Friends of Blennerhassett, its volunteer group, are pleased that you will visit our park. The Island is open May 1 through October of each year. While visiting our park you should allow at least thr...
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.
Nashport
Features here include a 1,360-foot swimming beach and separate wading pool, plus disc golf and archery range.
Buckhannon
Before the turn of the century, West Virginians were drawn to the natural beauty of the Middle Fork River and its surroundings. This area is now Audra State Park, a heavily wooded riverside campground that continues to awe visitors.
Caddie Shak
(78 Miles)
E Donegal
Kiddies Rides, batting cages, bumper boats, go carts, mini golf - 50 acres of fun
Buckhannon
Skateland in Buckhannon, WV has been entertaining skaters of all ages since 1950. A family owned and operated business, Skateland has catered to families, church organizations, schools, and various other groups throughout the years.
Akron Zoo
(82 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...
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!

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Wheeling with kids

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Good Zoo

(1 Miles) Zoos in County Wheeling

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Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum

(7 Miles) Museums in Wheeling

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Castle Halloween Museum

(12 Miles) Childrens Entertainment in Benwood

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West Virginia Penitentiary Tours

(22 Miles) Tours in Moundsville

Fun places to visit in Wheeling with kids

West Virginia 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 West Virginia'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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia - 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 WV