Things to Do with Kids in Raleigh, NC

  • TripBuzz found 132 things to do with kids in or near Raleigh, North Carolina, including 106 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Durham, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill and Cary.
  • From Marbles Kids Museum to Lake Johnson Park, the Raleigh area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Sports Stadiums (Professional) and Theaters.
  • The capital of the state of North Carolina, Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University. A fast-growing community, the city has a vibrant downtown area with numerous corporate offices, hotels and shopping districts. Additionally, with several arts and cultural attractions, the city contains a natural science museum, children's museum and performing arts center. Other schools in the area include Shaw University and St. Augustine's College.
  • TripBuzz found 132 things to do with kids in or near Raleigh, North Carolina, including 106 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Durham, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill and Cary.
  • From Marbles Kids Museum to Lake Johnson Park, the Raleigh area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Sports Stadiums (Professional) and Theaters.
  • The capital of the state of North Carolina, Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University. A fast-growing community, the city has a vibrant downtown area with numerous corporate offices, hotels and shopping districts. Additionally, with several arts and cultural attractions, the city contains a natural science museum, children's museum and performing arts center. Other schools in the area include Shaw University and St. Augustine's College.
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0.0 Miles
Two full hours of jumping among 15,000 square feet of trampolines; includes ankle grip socks
0.2 Miles
50% 1650 votes
Children's Museums 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC MoreLess Info
The Marbles Kids Museum features Around Town where children learn about how a town is designed, Splash where children learn about water, Art Loft where children can be creative, Moneypalooza where children learn about money, and two outdoor play areas. Children under three can explore activities at Toddlers Hol…
4.4 Miles
96% 197 votes
Lake 4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606 MoreLess Info
Lake Johnson Park is a lakeside park that offers a variety of amenities. In addition to extensive walking and hiking trails, the park features boat launches and rentals, and allows fishing in designated areas.
5.2 Miles
83% 577 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 MoreLess Info
PNC Arena is the home arena for the Carolina Hurricanes National Hockey team, and the North Carolina State University men's basketball team. In addition, the arena is often used for exhibitions and concerts.
5.0 Miles
80% 64 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) 4600 Trinity Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 MoreLess Info
Carter-Finley Stadium is the home of the NC State Wolfpack football team. This location, which has a maximum capacity of 57,583, has also hosted concerts from bands like Pink Floyd and Muse and a soccer exhibition matches.
13.8 Miles
76% 328 votes
Horseback Riding 6921 Wildlife Trail, Raleigh, NC 27613 MoreLess Info
Dead Broke Farms offers guided trail rides, western style riding lessons, summer camps, and pony rides. Many of the horses used in the program are rescue horses that came from bad situations.
4.3 Miles
42% 85 votes
Family Fun Center 3311 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 MoreLess Info
The family fun amusement park of Adventure Landing is one of the most popular attractions of its kind in the area. The site features laser tag, a go kart track, miniature golf course, and batting cages.
0.2 Miles
97% 2947 votes
Science Museums 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601 MoreLess Info
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest natural sciences museum in the southeast United States. The four-story building has a three-story movie screen, 20,000 specimens, research labs, and investigation labs.
1.4 Miles
96% 934 votes
Amusement Parks (All Ages) 520 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606 MoreLess Info
Pullen Park is the first public park in the United States, the fifth oldest operating park in the United States, and the 16th oldest in the world. Visitors can ride a 1911 carousel, kiddie boats, and the miniature train, swim at the aquatic center, and visit the arts center.
4.2 Miles
96% 1233 votes
Science Museums 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 MoreLess Info
The North Carolina Museum of Art features African, American, Egyptian, and European art, including 30 works by Auguste Rodin. The museum also has a 164-acre outside statue and trail area.
9.8 Miles
94% 381 votes
National & State Parks 8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617 MoreLess Info
Umstead State Park offers biking, boating, fishing, camping, cycling, fishing, hiking, and picnicking opportunities on it 5,579 acres. At the Exhibit Hall, visitors can learn about the area's history through the photographs of Carl Mydans.
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