It can be hard to break out of your family rut of entertainment. You might do the same things over and over again because you just don’t know what else is out there. Part of what makes West Chester, Ohio, such a great place to live is that there are a variety of family attractions in the area. Not only are the kids going to have fun, but the adults will find these activities appealing as well. Here are just a few of the options you might choose from for your next fun family outing.
EnterTRAINment Junction & A-Maze-N Funhouse
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Parents can feel like kids again while the whole family enjoys two unique attractions in one place. At the A-Maze-N Funhouse, you get a circus midway experience complete with a spinning tunnel, a tilt room, and a mirror maze. After you’re done laughing your way through the funhouse, the train enthusiasts in your family will enjoy EnterTRAINment Junction. As the world’s largest indoor model train display, it is sure to bring awe to any kid or kid at heart.
Have you ever wondered what game night would be like if you have life-sized game boards? Going to Breakout Games gives your family a chance to play a game of twists and turns in real life. Everyone gets to use detective abilities and problem-solving skills to give their brain a workout as you try to escape one of the seven rooms available. This is a family game night that no one in your family will ever forget.
If you’re tired of your kids hiding around corner to jump out and shoot you with Nerf guns as you try to put away the laundry, put their game on pause and ask them to save it for the Dart Arena. This location gives you a Nerf war like none you’ve ever had at home. Bring the whole family and enjoy a variety of thrilling games with Nerf Blasters that mom, dad, and all of the kids will have fun playing.
Get Air West Chester
Kids have way too much energy for their own good. And Get Air West Chester is the perfect place to take them in order to finally wear them out. With wall-to-wall trampolines, the jumps are higher, more fun, and versatile all at once. Parents like to test their skills on the ninja obstacle course and even race their children to the finish. And parents versus kids dodgeball is always a good time, too. Everyone will have a good night of sleep after an afternoon of bouncing off the walls, literally.
Main Event Entertainment
At Main Event Entertainment, an afternoon of excitement is as easy as loading a fun card and kicking back as the kids take advantage of the arcade and other games. This entertainment center offers 49,000 square feet of fun under one roof. It’s great for a rainy day, as the family can bowl together, take each other out in laser tag, play billiards, or enjoy new and old-fashioned video games. There’s also plenty of food on the menu when everyone needs a break from the fun to refuel.
Whether your piece of art ends up to be something you display proudly on the wall or something you hide behind the couch and laugh about every now and then, you and your family will have fun painting in the Pinot’s Pallet studio. There’s no art experience required, and you can have a fun, festive, colorful painting in a matter of hours. Keep in mind that for their regularly scheduled events, the studio recommends only bringing kids ages 13+ with adult supervision. Any events marked “All Ages Welcome” are designed to be family-friendly for younger painters.
National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting
If you want your family outing to be educational and cost-effective, you can get the whole family into the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting for one family rate. Learn about the first operational radio and how radio communication has grown since then. You can take a tour of the facility or wander around yourself and find out how radio technology developed over the years. This makes a great trip for homeschooling families or those who want a unique way to have fun and soak up some knowledge at the same time.
The WEB Extreme Entertainment
Kids and parents alike will take great joy in this indoor entertainment center, complete with mini-bowling, an arcade, laser tag, indoor go carts, a climbing wall, and a full cafe. There’s something for every family member to enjoy at The WEB, with a variety of activity package combos and a full Family Package available to give your family a try at all of the attractions.
The Learning Kitchen
At The Learning Kitchen, you can take a beginner’s cooking class with the family and gain confidence and skills as a group. You can then move that family time to your own home kitchen to create unique meals together once you’ve learned how.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
A short drive to Hamilton will get you to the 300-acre property of the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum. This collection filled with sculptures and pieces of art used to be private, but now the over 30 outdoor sculptures are shared with the public. Enjoy a pleasant day outside taking in art, learning about sculptures, and being together as a family.
At Crème de la Crème of West Chester, OH, we know that the best thing you can do for your family is to simply spend time together. The more fun you can make that time, the better it will be for both you and the kids. These are just a few of the activities in and around West Chester to get you started on creative, unique ideas to make family time something you all look forward to having on a regular basis. Did we miss any great local opportunities for family fun? Let us know! We’d love to add your recommendations to our list of family attractions in West Chester.