Things to do in Wilmington with kids

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Wilmington
Features include teddy bear hospital, under the sea area, arts zone, grocery store roleplay, imagination circus and a lot more. Aimed at 10s and under.
Wilmington
Climb aboard this authetically restored warship and imagine yourself at your battle station searching the sky for enemy aircraft. Self guided tour takes about 2 hours.
Wilmington
Come aboard the The Henrietta III, one of North Carolina's largest riverboats, offering public lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises from April through December and private event charters throughout the year. Cruise in comfort and style along the his...
Wilmington
Grand Prix Go-Karts - Alien Invader Laser Tag - Kids Jungle - The Rock Climbing Wall - Jungle Golf - Waterpark
Wilmington
Located just south of Wilmington NC, The Carolina Beach Family Campground is just minutes away from Pleasure Island, including Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher. Open all year, our campground can accommodate everything from tents to motorho...
Kure Beach
Enjoy a leisurely day at the ocean shore. Comb the beach for sea stars, keyhole urchins and whelk shells. Or, simply lie back on the sand and enjoy the aerial acrobatics of seagulls, terns and brown pelicans as they soar above the waves.
Hullabaloo
(19 Miles)
Hampstead
Hullabaloo is the Hampstead area's only indoor playspace for children. With tons of imagination stations, a large multi-purpose room for exercise classes, art classes, parties and more, your family will never get bored at Hullabaloo!
Surf City
An 18-hole miniature golf course, playground, arcade and snack bar. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Carolina
Kelly
Bring your group to Singletary Lake State Park and enjoy group camping in a land of mysterious origins. A portion of the unique Carolina bay ecosystem found nowhere else in the world, Singletary Lake lies within the 35,975 acre Bladen Lakes State For...
Lake Waccamaw
The cool, tea-colored waters at first appear similar to other lakes in the area, but Lake Waccamaw is one of the most unique bodies of water in the world. You will find here species of animals found nowhere else on the planet, rare plants and endange...
White Lake
Cool family water fun with lots of water activities to spend the day in, including pools, slides, a lazy river and for something different, even indy karting!
Elizabethtown
Venture to Jones Lake State Park and view one of the greatest geological mysteries of the eastern United States the phenomenon of the Carolina bays.
North Myrtle Beach
Live shows and feedings are also popular with visitors at this incredible facility, along with the many other animals housed there including literally hundreds of gators who can be up to 13ft in length and weigh 600lbs
Jump in Jax
(1)
(53 Miles)
Jacksonville
Featuring a revolving series of inflatable entertainments including slides, obstacle courses, classic bounce houses and themed speciality items.
Myrtle Beach
Fun center for all the family.
Swansboro
Venture to Bear Island and reward yourself with vivid memories of one of the most unspoiled beaches on the Atlantic coast. Accessible only by passenger ferry or private boat, there's just one thing at Hammocks Beach that's crowded the list of things ...
Myrtle Beach
The oceanfront Apache Family Campground and Pier has hosted families on the Grand Strand for over 35 years. We're proud to see folks who camped here as children come back year after year with children and grandchildren of their own.
Trenton
Kids will get a hands on experience stuffing their own animal by hand and then enjoying picking out clothing, sounds, and accessories. They also can show off their decorating skills by decorating their own Color Me Animal T-Shirt.
Orrum
Lumber River State Park contains 8,438 acres of land and 115 miles of state natural and scenic waters, 81 miles of which are also designated national wild and scenic waters. The park's recreation activities are currently centered at two access areas,...
Myrtle Beach
Welcome to Jungle Lagoon Miniature Golf in Myrtle Beach... the most beautiful and challenging mini-golf complex in South Carolina.
Myrtle Beach
All of the actual, original and real exhibits are displayed in individually themed galleries at each one-of-a-kind museum. Eye-catching illusions, clever animation, intriguing video, and state-of-the-art effects serve to enhance each visitors already...
Myrtle Beach
Exhibits will immerse children in exciting experiences, including the Kidz Medical Center, Doctor Molar's Dental Office, Learn to Drive VW, Bubble Mania, It's Electric, USS Kids-A-Float, Magic School Bus and More!
Myrtle Beach
A $40 million, state-of-the-art, 87,000 square-foot aquarium experience, located at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is South Carolina's most visited attraction, where guests are entertained by some of the world's most beauti...
Myrtle Beach
Dare you get medieval with this challenging adventure golf course?!
MagiQuest
(64 Miles)
Myrtle Beach
MagiQuest is an indoor, live-action, adventure, role-playing game for kids of all ages. With a magic wand in hand, you'll explore an enchanted kingdom and participate in the ultimate quest as you enchant objects, befriend a pixie, learn from an ancie...
Myrtle Beach
IMAX 3D experience in an attraction that takes you places ordinary movies can't. You'll see stunning, crystal-clear 3D images projecting from an enormous screen, and experience unparalleled sound quality, making IMAX 3D the world’s most immersive m...
Myrtle Beach
3 Floors of Fright! Live actors and dramatic special effects. (Children under 6 not admitted)
Myrtle Beach
A collection of classic rides from the Pavilion Amusement Park, like the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel, Wave Rider, adult and kiddie Pirate Rides, and the Caterpillar, Dune Buggy, Boat and Teacup Rides. There is a blast-from-the-past retail shop...
Myrtle Beach
South Carolina's largest water park, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water.
Myrtle Beach
7 Exciting tracks - 2 NASCAR Themed Miniature Golf Courses - NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway - Kiddie Rides - Speed Bumper Boats
Myrtle Beach
Two great miniature golf courses with cascading waterfalls, trees, a castle and caverns to play up, over and down, there is plenty of opportunity to get in trouble and to have some laughs at the same time.
North Myrtle Beach
Live shows, big name entertainment and great attractions, including one of the largest reptile parks in the world, a carousel and 7D cinema! An entertaining experience at Myrtle Beach for kids!
Family Kingdom
(66 Miles)
Myrtle Beach
Features more than 30 rides including a thrilling wooden roller coaster and South Carolina's largest ferris wheel with one-of-a-kind views of the ocean. Splash down on our Log Flume, freefall 110 feet in our Slingshot Drop Zone, bounce a bit on our b...
Salter Path
How about a ride on the mining train through caves, ancient ruins and under waterfalls to begin the adventure? The family will enjoy an active day of putting their way thru our exotic mini-golf course.
Seven Springs
At the turn of the century visitors flocked to the area. They drank mineral water from local springs to cure their ills and they took riverboat excursions to the cliffs. Things have changed since then, however, the cliffs remain virtually unaltered, ...
Myrtle Beach
We offer a wide variety of amenities to please those of all ages. From our magnificent 510ft. lazy river, to our glorious on-site recreation area, PirateLand Family Camping Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina will provide you with a camping experi...
Fun Warehouse
(71 Miles)
Myrtle Beach
Fun activities for active kids of all ages including laser tag, soft play, inflatables, roller skating and arcade!
Surfside Beach
24 Slides - Wipe Out Wave Pool - Lazy River Ride - Wallys Kiddie Lagoon - Adult Lounge Pool - Mini Golf - Go-Carts - Bumper Boats - Snack Bar - Gift Shop. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in South C...
Waccatee Zoo
(74 Miles)
Myrtle Beach
located within 500 acres of private, carefully preserved, wooded property. Along winding trails, beneath shady trees you'll find over 100 species of animals, all treated like family. This zoo receives no state or government funding, just lots of T....
Cove City
Hayrides, animal feeding, nature trail, guided tours , ice cream parlour, maze and picnic areas. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Carolina
Fantasy Lake
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(78 Miles)
Hope Mills
Tarzan and Trapeze Swings - Master Blaster Slides - Banana Slides - Fantasy Land for Kids + loads more and cafe
Fayetteville
offers a large number of fun and educational hands on exhibits and displays, plus Mini City where kids can enjoy equipped roleplay settings including deli, grocery, emergency dispatch and law court.
Atlantic Beach
Fort Macon offers public access to the surf, sun and sand of the Crystal Coast—as well as a historic landmark.
Goldsboro
Fun for the whole family is available at this amusement center that includes a scenic 36 hole miniature golf course, batting cages, and concession stands.
New Bern
A fun and kid friendly revolutionized museum experience, with portable interactive devices to accompany the displays and a virtual time machine trip to the 1800s!
Dillon
Bring along the whole family for fun at Pedroland Park! pedro has sometheeng for every juan, from ferris wheels to miniature golf
Georgetown
Come and see Historic Georgetown - A favorite way to see Georgetown is by boat. A selection of tours will take you in and around Winyah Bay and the surrounding rivers. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ki...
Georgetown
The Georgetown Loop Railroad was one of Colorado's first visitor attractions. Completed in 1884, this spectacular stretch of three-foot narrow gauge railroad was considered an engineering marvel for its time. The thriving mining towns of Georgetow...
Greenville
Indoor play and party centre for the smaller party goer (7 and under)
Jump Fit
(98 Miles)
Greenville
A safe and fun place for your child to stay and play! Drop off child care for ages 6 months to 11 years old! Birthday Parties, after school programs, monthly memberships, Friday night date nights, and summer camp also available!

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Fun places to visit in Wilmington with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in North Carolina - 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 NC