Things to do in Dodge City, KS with kids
Toto…I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. Wait a minute, yes we are, and it’s super FUN!
Kansas is classic America, with “home on the range” prairies and that iconic cowboy culture.
It’s also a state infused with American Indian history, and places like Pawnee Indian Village Museum can teach children about this important part of American history (Fun fact - four tribes still live in the state!)
Summers have never been so fun with attractions like Rock River Rapids, and wildlife has never been so diverse with the huge Lee Richardson Zoo and Tanganyika Wildlife Park, and see history come back to life with the unique High Plains Museum and Boot Hill Museum.
This BBQ loving state has prairies to explore, museums to get lost in, and incredible fun for those active kids.
And of course, what would a trip to The Sunflower State be without visiting Dorothys House and Land Of Oz? Click those heels in this replica of that famous house - “There’s no place like Kansas! There’s no place like Kansas!"
And you’d be right. There isn’t!
Over 120 animals and birds at this small county zoo in Wright Park, where kids can come face to face with beautiful animals from around the world
A great museum for lovers of cowboys and the Old West! Boot Hill Museum also looks at the history of Dodge City which makes for a gunslinging family day out in Kansas!
Super fun Western themed Dodge City water park with 4 themed pools featuring slides, diving, a rock wall & a lazy river!
Boot Hill Country is waiting to camping loving families to enjoy their RV sites secluded by trees in the country loving Dodge City, Kansas!
Parrot Cove is the largest water park in Southwest Kansas, with 36000 square feet of indoor water park fun!
Share your Kansas family day out with the animals! This unique zoo is home to hundreds of Kansas native animals, and exotic animals. With a playground, gardens, picnic areas and events, it makes for a very animal loving experience!
A museum all about barbed wire....why not! An unusual museum in Kansas that gives an insight into the history and legend of this invention!
Film fans can experience this historic replication of the infamous farmhouse from the film "The Wizard Of Oz", as well as 5,000 square feet of family fun animated entertainment featuring almost all of the characters.
Hidden in the western Kansas prairie, Scott State Park is a startling oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons, and craggy bluffs. The 1,020-acre park surrounds the 100-acre, springfed Scott State Fishing Lake. The park has 55 utility campsites....
The Hays Aquatic Park is a splashingly cool way to enjoy water activities and features!
The Sternberg Museum features interactive natural science exhibitions, many traveling and temporary exhibitions, an acclaimed Discovery Room, and a Museum Store. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in ....
Offers state of the art exhibition techniques to showcase every dimension of the wetlands experience, plus observation decking, hides and further resources.
In 1967 the city moved it's offices and fire equipment to a modern building and in 1969 the city sold the old building to the Kingman County Historical Society. The society opened the building to the public as a museum in 1970. In 1972 this remarkabl....
The Fick Fossil and History Museum in Oakley, Kansas shares a building with the community library. The Fick Museum is free (donations) and has a number of interesting large fossils from the area, many old tools, mineral specimens, and shell & mineral....
Why is Reno County a special place to live? Come find out at the Reno County Museum where you will uncover the rich culture and history via their fascinating exhibitions!
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids!
Take a trip 650 feet below the surface where a fascinating museum awaits to tell you the history of salt!
The Prairie Museum of Art and History serves as a cultural center on the High Plains of Kansas, providing the opportunity for the public to learn about art and history through its collections, in order to make a difference in their lives.
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains!
It's the most interactive zoo in all of Kansas! You may find yourself face to face with a kangaroo, have a giraffe eating out of your hand, or look up to a ring tailed lemur on your shoulder! Highly interactive encounters with some of natures most ex....
The largest RV Park Resort & Public Campground in Kansas, and the perfect place to relax with your family out in nature!
Standing tall on the banks of the Smoky Hill River, the McPherson County Old Mill Museum preserves the early heritage of McPherson County. The museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits and interprets materials related to this heritage with spe....
Great kids fun in Wichita with mini golf, go karts and kiddie karts, climbing wall, super soaker bumper boats, lazer tag, batting cages....and more! Phew!
Active kids will love this cool alternative to paintball - an indoor dart battlefield! Action packed fun in Wichita!
Get the family camping among the rolling prairie grass and sunflowers at Mid America Camp Inn in Goodland, Kansas! Located in the far northwest corner of Kansas, this campground welcomes RVs, big rigs, and tent campers.
A fascinating museum that tells the stories of the people of Western Kansas from the last century. Over 8,000 objects will take the family back through history where kids can discover the rich history of Sherman Country. A historical and educational ....
Over 3,000 animals, and nearly 400 species from all over the world at this Kansas zoo, with boat tours, animal feeding, and a tram tour too!
Skating is FUN & HEALTHY family entertainment When is the last time YOUR family did something together? Come and visit Carousel Skate Center!
Over 100 animals in this Kansas zoo, plus a 64,000 sq ft museum that takes you on a journey between humans, animals, and the world!
An amazing selection of themed gardens in Wichita, including an unforgettable children's garden with musical mazes and monster trees!
Experience life in the 1870s in this living history museum, where you can experience midwestern cattle town with wagon rides, blacksmiths, historic buildings and more!
As the largest art museum in the state of Kansas, the Wichita Art Museum houses one of the country's finest collections of American art, spanning three centuries of painting, sculpture, works on paper, and decorative arts. Masterpieces by Mary Cassat....
Exploration Place is dedicated to providing informal, enjoyable learning experiences with extraordinary resources for exploration for people of all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Wichita for kid....
Open skate sessions, ice hockey, figure skating and even musical sessions for families - great skating fun in Wichita!
A lovely family day out in nature with over 119 acres of land and lake to enjoy Kansas nature at its best.
A fascinating and historical look into the history of Wichita and its surroundings, all the way back to the mid 1800s.
The Orpheum Theatre is a wonderful nonprofit performing arts center in the heart of downtown Wichita, offering concerts, comedy, live stage shows and films - all in a very family friendly way!
Our mission is to be the railroad museum of Kansas, dedicated to recording and exhibiting the importance of railroad transportation in the human, agricultural, commercial and industrial heritage of Wichita, Kansas and the Great Plains.
Trek through time at the Museum of World Treasures. History comes alive as you delve into the lives of dinosaurs, Ancient Egyptians, past presidents, & more
The Kaufman museum has: * a tallgrass prairie reconstruction with over 15 species of grasses and more than 100 wildflower species * the award-winning permanent exhibit Of Land and People which tells the story of the coming of the Mennonite....
Lots of fun for whole family including karts, laser tag, mini golf, indoor soft play and more!
The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University acts as a catalyst and cultural center for the art of our time. Offering direct encounters with modern and contemporary art and dynamic public programs, the museum explores questions that shape our....
50 Years of Rollin' Fun For Everyone! Family owned and operated since inception, welcoming all for some classic fun.
The importance of the Kansas Aviation Museum building to the glory days of Kansas aviation cannot be overstated. Its grand art-deco style appeals both to the aviation community and to anyone interested in historical preservation.
Our Goals 1. Provide opportunities to the public to learn about natural resources, especially the wildlife and plant species, of the Great Plains Region. 2. Provide visitors with enjoyable educational experiences that impart the importance of wise ....
Great fun in wichita with hide-and-seek tag with a high tech twist on this multi-level arena with specialty lighting, swirling fog and energetic music!
Family-friendly Caribbean themed water park in Salina, open seasonally with slides, wave pools, a floating river & kids' area! Great for the budget
An outdoor family attraction that combines cutting-edge science, with great teachers, and yes, dinosaurs! Great Kansas fun for curious kids!
River Rock Rapids is a splashing day out to cool off in those summer days in Kansas!
Hours of family fun in Kansas, with Wichita's ONLY amusement park! With mini golf, go-karts, bumper boats, swings and more!
Amazing family fun in Kansas with bowling, laser maze, arcade and go karts! Great fun for active kids!
The Ottawa County Historical Museum features many outstanding displays. One of the world's premier George Washington Carver exhibits resides within the museum. Also included is an excellent military exhibit one of the best anywhere. There is an i....
A place to learn about greyhounds, the history of racing and meet retired racers themselves, who all have amazing stories to tell.
The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home are a great place to see how one of our Presidents started out and his humble beginnings, and other achievements through out his life. There are 5 buildings to see and many changing exhibits....
History awaits with exhibits on buffalos, Native American culture and pioneers - with a real turn of the century log cabin! Historic fun in Kansas for kids!
The Great Plains Theatre is an Abilene non-profit, offering a range of entertainment for the whole family from comedians, to magicians, Broadway hits, chart topping musicians, and so much more!
Step back in time in this Kansas museum as the whole family can experience the history of the Pawnee Indians, who settled in Republic County as early as 1770.
See live animal exhibits, see and touch native animal furs, print your own tracks, watch birds of prey, hike nature trails, and enjoy a super nature themed adventure playground.
The historical museum in Kansas that offers a range of exhibits from pioneer days to modern times. There are interactive exhibits, QR codes, and scavenger hunts for kids too!