Everything's bigger in Bloomington, including America’s largest indoor theme park, the seven-acre Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America. Here, your family can enjoy 27 rides that range from the tot-friendly Blue’s Skidoo to the big-kids-only Avatar Airbender. Make sure there’s room on your camera roll for pictures – your kids will want to remember meeting their favorite cartoon characters, including Aang, Blue, Diego, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
If you’re one of those hyper-active families that’s done all the outdoorsy stuff already — from camping at the best national parks, to cycling along the most scenic bike trails across America — might we recommend heading inside this season? From Texas to Wisconsin and New Jersey, the best parks are all fun and games all the time. You’ll find roller coaster rides for tiny tikes and big kids alike, classic arcade games (think skee-ball and air hockey), and even black light mini golf. The best part? A full day of thrilling activities is sure to tucker the kids out, and some parks even have on-site bars for parents who need a quick break. Jump into our list of America’s best indoor amusement parks, and get going!
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