- TripBuzz found 59 things to do with kids in or near Bancroft, Ontario, including 59 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Toledo, Maumee, Bowling Green and Perrysburg.
- From Toledo Botanical Garden to Blair Museum of Lithophanes, the Bancroft area offers 67 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, History Museums, Camping Site and Home Decor.
- Located around 221 kilometers to the west of Ottawa, Bancroft was founded by United Empire Loyalists and Irish settlers during the 19th century. The town, which has a population of under 4,000, has previously been engaged in the logging, trapping, and mining industries, including uranium mining. Bancroft is known for the artistic talents living in its vicinity, hosting the 'Fall Studio Tour' annually.
Toledo Botanical Garden is a local horticulture center with its numerous display gardens and collections of wildflowers, herbs and more. The gardens are decorated with a number of artistic sculptures and often play host to local concerts during summer.
The Blair Museum of Lithophanes offers access to special, temporary exhibitions and hosts events throughout the year. The location's permanent collection comprises 2,380 lithophanes and other items, including wax models.
A movie theater with a Cinemark XD auditorium, Franklin Park 16 and XD displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a full bar, a party room and a restaurant.
Home of the University of Toledo Rockets, Savage Arena is the venue for all home basketball games. This arena offers ample seating for over 7,000 fans and is used for musical concerts and other special events off season.
A great location for families with younger children, the Splash Bay Indoor Water Park offers a selection of indoor water activities. The park features an obstacle course, small water slides, a pool and basketball.
At the Stranahan Theater and Great Hall, guests will have the opportunity to watch a wide variety of theater performances and musicals, including Menopause the Musical and the Book of Mormon. This 10,000-foot location features a dance floor and a catering kitchen.