Visit one of the most popular family aquatic playgrounds in Northern Virginia, with slides, pools, water attractions and snacks!
Water Mine Family Swimmin Hole
Acres of slides, sprays, flumes and interactive play features away, all circled by Rattlesnake River - all with an Old West theme!
With a 770 foot lazy river, an interactive children's area as well as slides, bubblers and fountains, you certainly will have a SPLASH down in Virginia in this family water park!
Water Country USA
Water fun in Williamsburg with this super cool water park, with interactive river adventures, geysers, and pools all set to a 50s and 60th surf theme! Let's surf safari in Virginia!
Ocean Breeze Waterpark
Virginia Beach, VA
A family friendly Caribbean water park in Virginia Beach, with over 30 slides, rides and attractions! Make that SPLASH!
Great Waves Water Park
Great water park fun for all in Virginia, with slides, waves, and even mini golf! Make a splash!
A year round indoor waterpark AND seasonal outdoor waterpark in Virginia - great family fun with slides, rivers and a fortress!
Featuring two 34-foot high water slides, a current river, and a children's play area with spray features, Splash Valley is fun for everyone!
Features include Lazy River, Lilly Pad and Log Walk, Big Kahuna Beach, play area with bubbles, fountains and activities plus 6 different slides and more besides.
Leesburg Animal Park
21 acres of animal fun with native and exotic animals, as well as petting and feeding areas, indoor playground, and fun park activities such as pony and wagon rides, and live animal shows!
Virginia Safari Park
Natural Bridge, VA
Virginia Safari park is Virginia's only Drive-Thru Zoo. A great place to visit to get up close and personal to some of the amazing animals.
Luray Reptile Center
Seeing zookeepers interact with animals and know them personally. Having a zookeeper available to answer your questions. Getting Close and personal with animals is something Luray Zoo does best! Have you ever been close enough…
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Virginia Beach, VA
Check out our hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. Plus you won't want to miss the 3D IMAX Theater. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking…
Mill Mountain Zoo
is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo offers year round educational and recreational opportunities.
Meet over 350 amazing animals. Take a ride on the Zoo train. Explore gorgeous gardens or splash in fountains on pretty days. A fairytale family day.
Metro Richmond Zoo
Hop aboard the Safari Train and take a fifteen minute ride into the African Savannah. Get up close and personal with free-ranging animals while receiving a guided tour.
Bear Path Acres
An animal sanctuary with native wildlife, exotics from all over the world, plus reptiles and farm animals. You can feed the horses, sheep, llama, and goats, pet the rabbits and play with the ferrets!
Fort Chiswell Animal Park
Fort Chiswell, VA
Animal fun with this free-range zoo, filled with creatures from 6 continents, and a petting zoo to hand feed llamas, deer and goats!
The Natural Bridge Zoo
Natural Bridge, VA
Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!
Infinity Acres Petting Ranch
A fun interactive animal experience where kids can pet and hold a whole range of creatures! Ready to come face to face with a Llama at Infinity Acres!
Flying Flowers Butterfly House
All things butterflies at this butterfly house, with programs, walks, and a fun experience for kids to walk through these colorful creatures
Toy Museum At Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge, VA
The largest collection of childhood memorabilia on display in the world. The museum collections feature many full sets and series of collectible toys particularly since 1975.
ArtVenture Interactive Center
Art Venture is a hands-on interactive gallery and art center that is fun for EVERYONE! You can paint a portrait, play a musical painting, design a chair, stage a puppet show, drive a circus wagon,…
Steven F Udvar Hazi Center
Aviation and space excitement for the whole family in Virginia! With two HUGE hangars filled with thousands of artifacts, including the space shuttle Discovery, this center is great for kids to learn, explore, and be…
Virginia Aviation Museum
features the spectacular SR-71 Blackbird; 36 historic, vintage aircraft; reproductions of the Wright brothers' kite, gliders and famous 1903 Flyer; early flight memorabilia; a World War II diorama that includes the Tuskegee Airmen and Women's…
Virginia Air and Space Center
Dozens of hands-on air and space exhibits await the whole family at this premiere interactive aviation gallery that spans 100 years of flight! With actual historic aircraft!
Virginia Museum of Natural History
Great Natural History Museum featuring that great family favourite - The Dinisour - check events for up to date info
Science Museum of Western Virginia
Providing hands-on, interactive exhibits. Utilizing our planetarium as an educational and entertaining resource. Offering a variety of innovative programs, both on-site and in the community.
Science Museum of Virginia
Everywhere you look there is something cool to do to — move the earth, explore space, solve a crime, ride a Segway... This science museum in a historic train station has something for all!
Explore More Discovery Museum
A hands-on, interactive museum where curious kids and their families can explore and learn together with activities including culture, science and technology!
Rightmire Childrens Museum
A four-level structure also known as Amazement Square. This fab family-friendly learning center offers loads of hands-on interacting fun, including America's highest indoor climbing tower, a "walk-through" model of the human heart, and exhibits that…
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
Capture the sense of fascination and excitement you had as a child. At the Discovery Museum, families come to feel that wonder, together. The hands-on exhibits and programs, focused on the sciences, mathematics, the humanities…
Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, VA
Virginia's natural heritage comes alive through living exhibits that encompass all the state's geographic regions from the mountains to the ocean. Each exhibit tells a story.
Museum of Transportation
Houses lots of steam locomotives including the J611, diesel engines, railcars, trucks, trolleys, carriages, vintage cars, an O-gauge layout (which the small people love) plus many special exhibits and events throughout the year.
AAF Tank Museum
The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry artifacts in the world! - 117 Tanks & Artillery pieces + lots more
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
Explore the historic home of artist Gari Melchers, with nature, art galleries, and trail.
Childrens Museum of Virginia
Kids can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist and more in the roleplay settings, plus interactive fun: once your child has experienced standing inside a bubble, science will never be the sam!e Includes Lancaster…
The Mariners Museum
Newport News, VA
Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings and much more.
Frontier Culture Museum
Go back in time to the lives of those early immigrants before they emigrated to the USA at this fascinating Virginia museum, showcasing traditional rural buildings from Germany, Ireland and even West Africa.
History Museum of Western Virginia
Exhibits offer a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia, creating a vivid cultural and educational experience. Rotating exhibits allows focus on a variety of people, industries and events that have influenced the…