Fun Things for Your Teens and Tweens to Do In Virginia This Summer!

Teens in Virginia

It’s almost back-to-school season! But before your kids have to get back to it, give them a fun weekend adventure! From safari adventures to waterparks, these are perfect fun places for your teens and tweens to spend the last couple days of their summer.

Go Ape!

This treetop adventure is an interactive ropes course with five sections of obstacles, trapezes, net bridges, five zip lines and more! Also, check out Treetop Junior for the younger kids! Go Ape is perfect for a fun day outdoors, but make sure there is at least one adult chaperone for every two kids!


Swader’s is a family-friendly sports park that features attractions such as two go-kart tracks, a multilevel laser tag arena, mini golf, more than 50 arcade games, an indoor play land, batting cages, and a driving range that was voted one of the top 100 driving ranges in America. There is also a banquet space for large events and a state-of-the-art corporate center ideal for teambuilding events.

Splashdown Waterpark

With five different water areas, Splashdown Waterpark is a perfect place to bring your teenagers this summer! Two fast cannonball slides and two 70-foot waterslides as well as a beach area, a lap pool and lazy river perfect for some rest & relaxation!

Virginia Safari Park

The Virginia Safari Park is Virginia’s only drive-thru zoo. It’s just like being on a real African safari! You and your family can see hundreds of animals roaming free. Children can feed, touch, and observe all kinds of animals from camels to zebras!

Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center

Do you ever feel like skiing but then remember it’s almost August? Check out the Snowflex Center! This great attraction is a synthetic ski slope. It is the only one of its kind in the United States. You can rent your skis, boards, and tubes on-site, and take lessons! Go for the gusto on their advanced run, or check out the bunny slopes! Visit their website for more information.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

The Virginia Aquarium has more than 300 hands-on exhibits, a nature trail, an aviary, two animal touch pools and a national geographic 3D theater. The Aquarium provides a unique backdrop for business and social events. On top of that, aquarium sea adventures—includng Dolphin Discoveries, Whales & Wildlife, and Ocean Collections—add a deeper dimension to your experience!

National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, also known as the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, features several flight simulators as well as an observation tower to watch flights in and out of Washington Dulles International Airport. There is also an IMAX theater that shows interesting and educational films, as well as a planetarium!


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