Things to do in Delaware with kids
Delaware might be one of the country’s smaller states, but it still holds some pretty BIG fun filled places to go with kids!
There are some pretty BIG dinosaurs at the Delaware Museum of National History, and at 143 acres Edward H McCabe Nature Preserve is a pretty BIG place for kids to explore the forest and swamps.
BIG splashes and BIG excitement waiting at attractions like Thunder Lagoon Water Park, and there is some very fascinating and BIG historical facts to be wowed by at the Fort Delaware State Park!
Active kids - get that BIG energy ready to go for places like Stratosphere Trampoline Park and Go Ape Lums State Park, and you can’t get much BIGGER than Delaware’s largest water park - Jungle Jim’s Adventure World!
Did you know this beautiful state was also the nation’s first state? That’s a pretty good reason to make it first on your list of family places to visit next!
A fun seaside experience featuring 19 rides, 13 midway games, an electronic shooting gallery, redemption games and redemption center, and more! Great amusement fun in Delaware for the whole family
12 acres filled with animals from all over the world in this family friendly Wilmington zoo, with over 120 animals just waiting to say hi!
Visit Delaware's ONLY rescue zoo and educationa center, with the states only alligator too!
Delaware’s largest waterpark! Need we say more......?
A fun summer experience for the kids and the whole family at this relaxing and fun Delaware water park.
Water fun for the whole family at this Delaware water park, with attractions for all ages! With lazy rivers, special kiddie pools and tipping Viking Ships, you will have a splashing day out with the family!
Kids can get up close to life-sized dinosaurs, explore beneath our oceans, experience an animal friendly African watering hole, and come face-to-face with a spectacular jaguar... just some of the discoveries that await families at the Delaware Museum....
A day of exploration and discover for kids at this fun Wilmington children's museum, with exhibits covering STEM subjects!
Explore one of the finest collections of American fine and decorative arts at this Dover art museum. A great cultural experience for kids!
Regularly presents major traveling exhibitions, offering the community an opportunity to become familiar with a wide variety of artists and artistic movements. The Museum also displays smaller exhibitions, often assembled from its permanent collectio....
A great insight into the people who have made Delaware what it is today, exploring the states history and legacy!
If you want to climb inside an airplane, experience flying an aircraft, see rare aircraft & learn about aviation, Air Mobility Command Museum is your place!
DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum was founded with the goal of recovering and preserving our maritime heritage. The shipwreck museum opened in July of 1995 and is the product of years of research and hard work.
A fun agricultural museum depicting agricultural life in the late 1800s, with plenty of learning fun for kids in Delaware!
The Iron Hill Museum, operated by the Delaware Academy of Science, is a fascinating day out for the older kids, with exhibits on iron mining, geology and more!
Open Jump, special events and birthday parties in this colorful and indoor fun center!
A trampoline park out of this world! The first indoor trampoline park in Delaware is a bouncingly fun way for kids and their families to spend their day!
Jump the day away on wall to wall trampolines, with dodgeball, slam dunk zones and special nights such as glow nights and family nights!
Family run facility in Delaware with 9-Hole Par-3 Golf Course, Indoor Baseball and Softball Batting Cages, and two Miniature Golf Courses.
Amazing kids fun with a speedway, mini golf, fun park thrills AND a water park - it's almost TOO much fun for kids in Delaware!
Paint your own pottery, workshops, and lessons all waiting for those creative families in Delaware!
A fun walk in art studio where kids can paint pre-made pottery pieces, as well as enjoy canvas painting, birthdays and camps!
An undiscovered gem in Delaware, this beautiful state park is 203 acres of stunning landscapes including beaches, fields, and forests.
Natural and recreational opportunities abound at Killens Pond State Park, centrally located in the heart of Kent County. Great outdoors for the family in Delaware!
Lums Pond State Park is built around the largest freshwater pond in Delaware, with excellent fishing, sports facilities, hiking trails and more on its 1790 acres!
Although each of the parks in the Delaware State Park system has its own unique features, Fox Point State Park deserves something more than "unique" in its description.
An amazing nature based experience for the family with 143 acres to explore along the banks of the Broadkill River. Perfect for canoeing, hiking, and getting lost in the several distinct habitats in the area.
One of Dover's newest parks, with sporting fields, playgrounds and picnic pavilions! Great outdoor fun for kids in Delaware.
Summer AND winter activities galore in this beautiful Delaware State Park. Fishing, hiking, biking...even sledding!
Cape Henlopen's beaches are perfect for ocean swimming and sunbathing, with 2 designated swimming beaches with lifeguard patrols over summer, and lots of family fun to be had!
Features free interpretive exhibits, live native fish, amphibian, and reptile collection, extensive taxidermy collection, historic buildings, boardwalk and trails.
This three-mile stretch of barrier island is a playground of sand, surf, and sun along Delaware's Atlantic coast.
An amazing learning and historic opportunity for the family on this replica 17th century colonial tall ship in Delaware! With public, educational and private tours.
From the Conductor's "All Aboard" to the clang of the locomotive's bell, the Wilmington & Western presents real railroading from an earlier era with a number of seasonal and themed tours to delight the family!
Super fun public skating sessions where you can practice what you learned in the Skating School, with Ice Hockey too. Great for active kids in Delaware!
Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.
Experience the excitement of treasure hunting in the waters of the Atlantic and step back in time to the era of exploration when Spain ruled the seas and the treasures of the New World were flowing into the coffers of King Philip IV!
One of the state's first state parks, and one of the most historical fascinating! Fort Delaware State Park is a fun and eye-opening island adventure for the family, and will take you back in time to the 19th century with the 1859 Union fortress.
Pirate Cruises for Kids! Dress up, fight a water battle, retrieve the treasure and get your pirate rock on!
Learn how to ride a horse in the Delaware countryside! Cozy Quarters Farm has beginner horse back riding lessons, trail rides, and pony parties!
Classic family ten pin bowling plus laser tag, bumper cars, multi level indoor adventure play and redemption arcade games! All in Middletown, Delaware!