- TripBuzz found 78 things to do with kids in or near Madrid, Iowa, including 77 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, Ames, Urbandale and West Des Moines.
- From Iowa Arboretum to Perfect Games, the Madrid area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Gardens, Parks, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
Thomas Mitchell Park is a county park featuring a tall, wooded ridge. The park is named after Thomas Mitchell, one of Polk County's first settlers. Attractions include a playground, camping facilities, fishing, picnic shelters, and hiking trails.
Opened in 1997, West Grand Golf is a driving range and mini golf center that provides a number of amenities for the use of its golf enthusiast guests. The center also offers private lessons taught by a PGA Professional instructor.
Theater 'For Children, By Children,' Class Act Productions Incorporated is an entertaining and educational community theater space aimed at given kids a chance to perform before live audiences. The theater offers workshops and holds auditions.
Offering varying slates of activities in summer and winter, Sleepy Hollow Sports Park is a large outdoor recreational facility. Summer visitors might enjoy sand volleyball, a climbing wall, or batting cages, while winter visitors might ski or sled.
At Fleur Cinema & Cafe, visitors can watch a mix of independent, foreign, and blockbuster flicks in digital projection. In addition to movie theater popcorn, the concession stand offers alcoholic beverages and coffee to take into the theater.
Visit the colorful and inventive National Balloon Museum in Indianola, Iowa to celebrate one of the most adrenaline rushing activities known to man! Enjoy pictures, demonstrations, and the science behind hot air ballooning, as well as a look at a full hot air balloon up close and personal.