Family Attractions in Columbus
Get ready to head out for family adventure in Columbus. Check out our list of the best indoor and outdoor kid friendly attractions the capital city has to offer. These family fun ideas guarantee a picture-perfect day at an amusement park, science center, or zoo.
Slip and slide your way around the attractions at Zoombezi Water Park
. This water park overflows with gallons of wet and wild fun, boasting seventeen states-of-the-art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river, a kids play pool, private cabanas, and a whole lot more!
Address: 4853 W Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065 - MAP
Phone: (614) 645-3550
Take the family to see a play at The Phoenix Theatre for Children
. Watch fairy tales and children's stories come to life on stage. Productions have included The Story of Babar, the little elephant, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, Madeline's Christmas, Hansel and Gretel, The Miracle Worker, and the Paper Bag Princess.
Address: 77 S High St., Columbus, OH 43215 - MAP
Phone: (614) 464-9400
Science is fun at the Center of Science and Industry
. The 300 interactive exhibits and attractions were created for those of all ages to discover science and engage their minds throughout the themed exhibitions; Ocean, Space, Gadgets, Life and more. Experience exciting live shows and daily demonstrations packed with tons of fun.
Address: 333 W Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 - MAP
Phone: (614) 228-2674
Explore wildlife together by exploring the exhibits and attractions at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
. Monkey around at a zoo divided into regions of the world, where you can hang out with over 5,000 creatures and afterward, swing over to the aquarium to dive into an underwater world with hundreds of your oceanic friends on display.
Address: 9990 Riverside Dr., Powell, OH 43065 - MAP
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
's slogan is the "Wild West meets the Wet and Wild." The whole family will find attractions to love at the capital city's largest indoor, climate-controlled water park. This park features 12 water rides, a 1,000 gallon tipping bucket, countless water activities, and a state-of-the-art arcade for when you're ready to dry off.
Address: 4560 Hilton Corporate Dr., Columbus, OH 43232 - MAP
Phone: (614) 868-1380
Families can chill together at the Chiller Ice Rink
. Enjoy an afternoon of family skating when everyone escapes to the ice to slip and slide on the city's number one ice rink. Stay around and catch a hockey game, join a skating class, or sign the kids up to attend Camp Chiller and learn how to ice skate.
Address: 200 W Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43232 - MAP
Phone: (614) 246-3380