Durham is a family-friendly destination where you will find activities suitable for children of all ages. Places like the Museum of Life + Science provide fun and educational experiences through hands-on, engaging exhibits. Unique businesses like the trampoline sports arenas DefyGravity and Sky Zone give children a fun outlet for their energy, and parks like Rolling View State Recreation Area offer areas to explore the outdoors. No matter the age, areas of interest, or the budget, kids have a wealth of activities available in Durham.
Sometimes kids just need a place where they can get all their energy out. Check out some of the popular outdoor options with this list. Read More
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Durham has some fantastic places to take the kids when you can't go outside. Check out the ways your kids can get creative or burn some energy indoors. Read More
The listings are searchable by interest areas, age groups, and activity types – take a look and find something memorable to do with the children in your life.
Named one of the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor and winner of the 2013 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence, Duke Gardens is a stunning 55-acre public garden on the …
St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation (SJHF) is a non-profit organization that manages the Hayti Heritage Center. SJHF is dedicated to preserving Durham's African-American heritage and the impact of the …
Combining natural beauty and history, West Point on the Eno is free park along the Eno River spanning 404 acres with three historic buildings. A rebuilt grist mill on the site of what was once the …
Promotes creativity, environmental awareness, and community through re-use. Materials available as well as gallery showcasing creative re-use in art. Craft classes offered throughout the year.
Includes play ground.
Includes basketball courts, picnic facilities, play grounds, restrooms, small shelters, tennis courts, water fountains, and a youth baseball field.
Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. It provides one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun. Experience WOW – the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping …
Includes basketball courts, greenway access, pump track/gateway mountain bike trail, picnic facilities, play grounds, restrooms, large shelters, and water fountains.
Includes basketball courts, greenway access, lights, picnic facilities, play grounds, restrooms, small shelters, tennis courts, water fountains, and a youth baseball field.