- TripBuzz found 69 things to do with kids in or near Decatur, Alabama, including 43 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Huntsville, Madison and Athens.
- From Point Mallard Waterpark to Wheeler Lake, the Decatur area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Military Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Recreation Centers.
- Located along the blue waters of the Tennessee River is the city of Decatur, Alabama. A large economic center and ever-growing residential area, visitors enjoy the city's many water recreation opportunities and well as in-town attractions. Taking in the natural beauty of the local wildlife refuge is among the most popular, as well as attending the Alabama Jubilee hot-air balloon race.
The Point Mallard Waterpark is a family theme park that features a wave pool, swimming pool, lazy river and other activities including walking trail and camping, playground, beach and a mini-golf course. The park also offers day parties and birthday parties.
There are 32 individual lanes offered at the AMF River City Lanes for those who want to enjoy ten pin bowling. In addition to the lanes, this bowling alley has an on-site pro shop, a separate bar area, and a full video game arcade.
Over 2,000 species of exotic insects, mounted birds and animals are displayed at Cook's Natural Science Museum. You can also see exhibits of rocks, sea shells, snakes and coral. All are housed in a modern, 5,000-square-foot facility which takes about an hour to tour.
Many outdoor activities are encouraged within Wilson Morgan Park, including walking along trails, soccer fields, a tennis complex, and batting cage. There is also an extensive wood playground structure for children.
A wide range of artifacts including uniforms and weapons are contained in the Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama. It is actually considered to be the largest private collection of Civil War artifacts in the United States.
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67 Horse Center Road, Decatur, AL 35602 MoreLess Info
Located within a 45,000 square-foot building, the Morgan County Celebration Arena is a multipurpose arena that is host to a number of events throughout the year. Seating is available for 4,000 spectators and has hosted horse shows, circuses, and festivals.