- TripBuzz found 142 things to do with kids in or near Franklin, Wisconsin, including 127 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha and Racine.
- From Altius Gymnastics to Country Lanes, the Franklin area offers 86 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Other Adventures, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- Part of Milwaukee County, Franklin is home to many commuters who drive to work in downtown Milwaukee. A first-tier suburb, the community is also just minutes from the airport. Franklin provides residents with an array of amenities which includes several public parks, libraries and an historical society with artifacts and photographs related to early town history.
Consisting of an expansive field, Franklin Woods Nature Center offers visitors a multipurpose sports area for soccer and football. The park is surrounded by trees and has a covered pavilion that hosts picnics and other events.
Croatian Park in Southeast Wisconsin covers 30 acres of land and hosts several soccer clubs that make use of the five available fields. There is also an annual Croatian Fest in the summer celebrating the food and culture of Croatia.
Visitors at the Wehr Nature Center can enjoy a self guided tour of the natural habitats around the center or participate in one of the programs led by the staff naturalists. Natural history displays and a small collection of live reptiles are within the facility itself.
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Crystal RIdge Ski Area, 7900 W Crystal Ridge Drive, Franklin, WI 53132 MoreLess Info
The Whitnall Park Alpha Trail is a free public hiking trail is best known for being the first legal mountain bike trail in the county of Milwaukee. The trail is connected to a network of fee-based trails.
A 75-acre facility, Valley View Park offers a range of activities including archery, a baseball diamond, basketball court, disc golf, horseshoe court, cross-country skiing and sledding. The park is also home to the New Berlin Soap Box Derby track.
Offering mostly trampoline-related activities, Helium Trampoline Park features open jump, dodgeball, a foam pit, slam dunk basketball and aerobics. The park also offers a rock wall as well as food, dessert and beverage items.