Things to do in Sioux City, IA with kids
The Sioux City Public Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Sioux City through a variety of exhibitions, programs and historic structures, telling stories of the community through exhibitions, educational programs and events.
A creative interactive art gallery for kids (and adults!) to experience the colorful and fascinating world of art! A fun (and maybe messy!) family day out in Sioux Falls.
A visit to Stone Park would not be complete without a visit to the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. The center features a variety of interpretive displays, including a "walk-under" prairie, a 400-gallon aquarium of native fish, and natural history diora....
Welcome The Woodbury County Conservation Board invites you to explore nearly 5,000 acres of unique conservation lands. You will find a tremendous variety of outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from lake fishing to river canoeing, from swimmi....
Located in Cherokee, Iowa, the Sanford Museum and Planetarium has exhibits and activities for the whole family, on a variety of subjects including: Archaeology, Art, Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Paleontology!
Indoor and outdoor fun for all ages at this Iowa waterpark next to Storm Lake. All year round swimming fun!
Historic, and teeming with wildlife and adventure, this Iowa State Park gives you hiking and skiing trails, picnic areas, river activities and camping - all ready and waiting to join in your outdoor family day out adventure!
The Shelby County Historical Museum opened in 1975 as a Bicentennial project, and since has grown to four buildings including the Leland and McIntosh Log Cabins. A great exploration of Iowa's history!
Arrrr those swashbucklers will love putting their way through the 18th century, with waterfalls, and pirate ship ruins in this fun 18-hole mini golf course!
Classic amusement park FUN in Iowa for the whole family! Built in 1889, this historic theme park has classic rides and attractions, as well as dining, shopping, and live concerts - all on the shores of Lake Okoboji!
Explore railroad history at this former 1899 Rock lsland Depot - now the RailsWest Railroad Museum, for history and locomotives in Iowa!
The Danish Windmill Museum is for all people interested in Denmark, Danish Customs, Scandinavian traditions and, of course, windmills, and Elk Horn's Danish Windmill is America's only authentic working Danish Windmill dating back to 1848!
The Grotto is a composite of nine separate Grottos, each portraying a scene in the life of Christ. The Grotto includes the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location. The artistry has to be seen to be appreciated, p....
The Guthrie County Historical Village, located on a beautiful 4-acre complex near the Middle Raccoon River and old Lenon Mill Park on the southwest side of Panora, Iowa, features ten buildings and numerous exhibits that explore the history of Guthrie....
Swimming, fishing & boating on a lake plus nature trails, campgrounds & concessions on 1,000 acres in Iowa!
A fascinating way to celebrate Iowa's aviation heritage, from 1910 through to modern day.
The Iowa Railroad Historical Society is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization which is dedicated to the preservation of, and educating the public about, the history of Iowa's railroads. Enjoy learning about the history of railroading at the Io....
A visit to the Iowa Arboretum's 378-acre facility located in scenic Boone County is an experience you won't want to miss. This site offers 40 acres developed as a 'Library of Living Plants' showcasing hundreds of species of trees, shrubs and flowers.....
A beautiful and unique natural playscape in Jester Park for kids over 5 years where their creativity will be challenged!
24 lanes of bowling, two-story Laser Tag arena, huge arcade and even birthday parties. Great adventure in Iowa for those active kids!
A family fun center in Iowa with bowling and a lazer maze, with a focus on offering a safe environment for kids and parents to strengthen their relationship
Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes.
A bouncingly fun experience for kids who enjoy being active and of course bouncing!
Living History Farms tells the story of 300 years of agricultural history through three working farms - a 1700 Ioway Indian Farm, 1850 Pioneer Farm, 1900 Horse-Powered Farm and 1875 Town with eleven shops including a working blacksmith, general store....
A family friendly outdoor aquatic center in Iowa with heated water, kiddie slides, lap pools and water slides!
Great indoor play for kids in Iowa with inflatables, Treehouse fun, slides, ball rooms, parties - and so much more! Great for kids up to 12 years!
167 acres in the heart of Des Moines where families can enjoy walking, biking, and outdoor fun!
Fruit, farm, animals, mazes...yes please! A fun farm filled day out for kids in beautiful Iowa!
The hand-carved turn-of-the-century replica Heritage Carousel is a great addition to any family day out in Des Moines Union Park!
Stroll through sculptures from 22 amazing artists in this beautiful Des Moines park, with 4.4 acres to explore.
he Des Moines Botanical Center is one of the most popular cultural attractions in Iowa, providing educational, recreational, and community resources to thousands. Its goal is to provide botanical displays and educational services for its visitors. It....
Imagine. Experiment. Play! At the Science Center of Iowa, the experience is yours! From the inner workings of the human body to the outer reaches of the solar system, science surrounds you with dynamic live programs and hands-on interactive exhibits ....
The Blank Park Zoo manages 49 acres of land. Of that, 22 acres have been developed into animal exhibits or facilities. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Des Moines for kids.
Theme Park and Water Park fun in Iowa for the whole family! Thrills, spills, and entertainment for your family day out - what more could you want!
Take a look at the fascinating history of ballooning at this Iowa museum, with over 200 years of history to explore!
The Charles H. MacNider Museum is a non-profit, municipally owned institution with exhibits either educational or aesthetic in nature centering around working with objects of art. Also features Kids' Club with activity-based exploration!
Spend the day driving through a 700 acre enclosed area and witness amazing bison and elk, as well as hiking, birding and mushrooming in this nature filled family day out adventure in Iowa!