Having family fun in Columbus Ohio is very easy to do and very exciting. I just love planning our family vacations and watching them develop into so much family fun. I always try to plan around a festival or big event and then fill in more family fun without overloading our schedule or the budget. Below is what I recommend to explore for family fun when in Columbus.
Ten Family Fun Things To Explore In Columbus
Center of Science and Industry, affectionately referred to as COSI, is the ultimate in family fun. Whether you get the science nerd love or not it is amazing how they engage the entire family. Named the 2008 Parents Magazine #1 Science Center for families is truly a learning incubator innovators both old and young. The exhibits and kids area are not to be missed. Located at 333 West Broad Street get social with them before and during your visit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Magic Mountain Fun Center is a family fun entertainment venue with two Columbus location, Polaris and East. Have fun with miniature golf, go carts, bumper cars, batting cages and more. Rides and hours vary by location.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a favorite of mine for the topiaries and farmers market. I have love for topiaries that goes way back to my first time at Disney World. This is truly a cultural attraction of plant collections and gardens. Located at 1777 E Broad Street get social with them before and during your visit on Facebook and Twitter.
The Chamber Escape Room is family fun with a twist! Test the family’s critical thinking skills and have fun while doing it. Children ages eight to thirteen must be accompanied by an adult. Children seven and under are not recommended for this activity. Spend forty five minutes solving clue to escape the room. Book tickets here. They are located at 1415 E Dublin Granville Road.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is best known as having Jungle Jack Hanna as its Director Emeritus. Embrace the experience of over 10,000 animals from six world wide regions. There are several family fun experiences here. Please check out the calendar, exhibits and events to get in on all the fun. While you are there please set aside time to indulge in Zoombezi Bay is a water park within the zoo spread out over almost 23 acres.Imagine state of the art everything with 17 slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, a kiddie pool and more. You can stay social with Zoombezi Bay on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Both are located at 4850 Powell Road. You may also stay social with the Zoo on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Scioto Mile Fountains is ultimate family fun inside the Scioto Mile and John W. Galbreath Bicentennial Park. Designed by The Waterworx Company of Toronto, Ontario the Scioto Mile Fountain indulge an interactive family fun and aquatic play. Imagine 15,000 square feet, 200 feet long and 1,079 ground-level spray nozzles while dancing to the rhythms of fun. Located at 233 South Civic Center Drive get social with them before and during your visit on Facebook and Instagram.
The North Market is full of adventure! From local farmers to local artist to great crafters the market has something for everyone including tours and special events. Located at 59 Spruce Street get social with them before and during your visit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Ohio State University and Wexner Center for the Arts are worth the visit! They are in intriguing visit. Whether you take in Ohio State University or Wexner Center for the Arts or both you will be intrigued and surprised. Ohio State University has a great Arts and Culture offering throughout the campus. Visit it all from the Schottenstein Center to Urban Arts Space and the Wexner Center for the Arts. Located at 1871 North High Street get social with them before and during your visit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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Family fun in Columbus was a pleasant surprise with so many added delights. Enjoy your vacation and please drop back by to share what you enjoyed.