- TripBuzz found 62 things to do with kids in or near Urbandale, Iowa, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona and Ankeny.
- From Metro Ice Sports Arena to Sapphire Gymnastics Academy, the Urbandale area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Gymnastics, Parks and Historic Sites.
- Featuring over 850 acres of parkland and thirty miles of scenic hiking and walking trails, the city of Urbandale is an outdoor lovers dream. Visitors can enjoy outdoor splendor mixed with history when visiting the city's Living History Farms. The city is also home to the Des Moines Buccaneers hockey team, who play at the local Buccaneer arena, a must see for any sports fan.
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67% 3 votes
2829 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021 MoreLess Info
The Springwood 9 Theaters, also known as Fridley Theaters, offers guests the chance to enjoy first-run movies. The location offers both 2D and Real3D viewing experiences and guests can also host birthday parties at this location.
97% 119 votes
Parking Area off First Ave, Ankeny, IA MoreLess Info
Spanning 25 miles, the High Trestle Trail is one of the most popular in Iowa. Its trailhead is located in Ankeny. The High Trestle Trail is accessible to pedestrians and cyclists.
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1932 SW 3rd Street, Ankeny, IA 50021 MoreLess Info
The Ankeny Community Theatre hosts seasonal theatrical performances throughout the year. Not only does the theatre company offer community members the chance to get involved in the productions, but it also hosts summer camps.
100% 3 votes
2809 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023 MoreLess Info
RaceAway Hospitality is a fan-run, national race-day organizer for passionate NASCAR fans. Fan experience packages include accommodations, chartered transport to the track, tickets, and food and beverages in the Hospitality Village. All ages are welcome and pit-passes are often available.
76% 925 votes
7401 S.W. Ninth St., Des Moines, IA 50315 MoreLess Info
See animals in their natural settings at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa. Along with animal viewing, there are a handful of kiddie rides like the train, carousel and camels.
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1220 NW Prairie Ridge Drive, Ankeny, IA 50023 MoreLess Info
Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center is a water-based amusement center that features a pair of giant water slides, a kiddie slide, and a variety of other water games and attractions. The facility also offers open swimming.
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1400 NW Prairie Ridge Drive, Ankeny, IA 50023 MoreLess Info
The Prairie Ridge Skate Park's features include a 15 ft. diameter bowl, grinding rails, a 4 ft. pyramid, and both 6 ft. and 3 ft. quarter pipes. Benches and a drinking fountain are located nearby.
52% 23 votes
4051 Dean Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317 MoreLess Info
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.
77% 992 votes
Des Moines, IA MoreLess Info
Adventureland is a theme park located in Des Moines, Iowa. The park includes thrill rides, as well as family and kiddie rides, and most recently added a water park called Adventure Bay.
70% 170 votes
1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009 MoreLess Info
Guests at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa enjoy a host of gaming options. This casino features rows of slot machines, card tables, roulette, craps and other favorites. There is also a bar and a restaurant.