Indoor Family Fun
1425 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson, 417-320-6138
For little kids, the underground tunnels are perfect for sneakin’ around. Bigger kids can catch a thrill at The Aerodium, a high-flying sky-diving simulator. As an added bonus, the ropes course is just as fun for grown-ups as it is for kids.
2630 S. Duquesne Rd., Joplin, 417-825-1650
The soft climbing play area where everything is toddler size is perfect for little kids. For bigger kids, the 26-foot slide that dumps them into a massive ball pit offers a real rush. If you’re looking for a photo op to go along with the fun, the beach-themed photo booth is waiting for you.
2825 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, 417-210-7889
Urban Air offers everything from a tubes playground where younger kids can race and slide to their hearts’ content to a warrior course where bigger kids can take on a challenging obstacle course. There’s a huge variety of activities that keep kids occupied all day.
The Jungle Gym
3322 S. Campbell Ave., Suite J., Springfield, 417-319-5595
There’s a wide variety of ways kids can climb, swing and slide at The Jungle Gym. There’s even a massive indoor sand pit for plenty of digging fun. But don’t bring your biggest kids because The Jungle Gym is for ages eight and younger.
1127 Battlefield Rd., Springfield, 417-883-1234
Sure, it’s not a playground. But there are a lot of ways to play. Younger kids love bowling with bumpers and ramps for frustration-free fun, while bigger kids can face off in underground laser tag. Plus there’s a restaurant at Andy B’s, so you can keep the kids from slipping into the hangry zone.