- TripBuzz found 26 things to do with kids in or near Columbus, Georgia, including 9 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phenix City, Opelika and Fort Benning.
- From AMF Peach Lanes to National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center, the Columbus area offers 37 different types of family activities, including: Military Museums, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- With a population of over 200,000 people, Columbus is Georgia's second largest city. There are a variety of activities to suit any visitor to the area, such as visiting art and history museums, playing a round of golf, strolling or biking the many miles of trails, catching a flick at one of five movie theaters, or participating in one of many seasonal events that the city hosts.
National Infantry Museum Foundation 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA MoreLess Info
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A traditional bowling facility, AMF Peach Lanes provides 56 lanes for open and league bowling as well as private events and parties. The center features a bar area with pool tables along with a game room that includes air hockey.
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1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA MoreLess Info
Special events are held at the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center all around the year. The most popular attractions are the combat simulators and the Fife & Drum Restaurant and bar. The artifacts exhibited depict the history of the American infantry from its beginning to the present times.
1000 Bay Ave., Chattahoochee Camp, Columbus, GA 31901 MoreLess Info
Whitewater Express is a full service whitewater rafting outfitter offering guided tours down the Chattahoochee River. In addition to the rafting, the facility also offers zipline riding along with daily rentals of paddle boards and mountain bikes.
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1002 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA 31901 MoreLess Info
The Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus is the only museum dedicated to telling the story of the naval battles during the Civil War. 6 ships are exhibited, as well as a flag collection and a special exhibits collection which connects the Civil War to the war of 1812.
A facility of Columbus Parks and Recreation, Flat Rock Park features both walking and bike trails. Park visitors can also enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, frisbee throwing or simply relaxing while sitting on the rocks.
Simulator programs, a space observatory, and a theatre with shows for adults and children alike are waiting to be visited at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. The plaza and the planetarium are two of the other popular attractions in here.
Home to Cooper Creek Reservoir, Cooper Creek Park features areas for fishing along with tennis and horseshoe courts. The park provides a walking trail, sheltered picnic areas, barbecue grills and children's playgrounds.