Attractions and Field Trips
Where the World is your Classroom! The Zoo is the only place to meet over 500 animal and 3,000 plant species. The Zoo is internationally known for its success in the protection and propagation of endangered animals and plants, and engages in research and conservation projects worldwide! Field trips to the Zoo are available year round every day of the week. Admission is only $6 per student* and one adult per ten students is free. Learn More about visiting the Zoo.
Coney Island is home to world-famous Sunlite Pool, thrilling waterslides, classic rides and much more. Spend the day at Coney that’s sure to be fun for the whole family!
We offer standards-based Science Programs to children ages 4 and up. Our interactive Planetarium programs encourage children to use critical thinking skills as they explore the universe. Our Engineering Lego Labs challenge students to put their science knowledge into practice in hands-on environment. All programs are age and curriculum appropriate.
Ohio’s oldest public market offers over 30 locally owned merchant stands specializing in hand-cut meats, seafood, specialty sausages, ethnic foods & artisan cheeses. Weekend & Thursday local farmer’s market plus arts & crafts shopping. Open year-round.
Gorman Heritage Farm is a non-profit educational working family farm. We provide countless opportunities for exploring the natural world, food systems, sustainability and local history. Programs are designed to be hands-on, multidisciplinary, and multi-sensory. All programs address Ohio State standards and are led by passionate, well-trained volunteers and staff.
Great Parks of Hamilton County’s 21 parks and preserves provides the perfect environment to enjoy activities that help you and your family stay healthy! Discovery programs (for children, adults, scouts and more) available year round, as well as recreational activities, including bicycling, boating, paddling, sports, golf, horseback riding lessons, trails and playgrounds, and more! Check our calendar to see what’s going on today!
Heritage Village Museum, an historical village located in Sharon Woods Park, offers a wide variety of field trips for all grades. Students get a hands-on look at how life was lived in Southwest Ohio during the 1800s. Programs based on Academic Content Standards. Scouting programs also available.
iSPACE, the STEM Learning Place, a non-profit organization, serving the Greater Cincinnati Region, makes learning exciting by providing engaging Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs to schools, families and the community. Participants explore robotics, rocketry, and more. They engage in active, hands-on problem solving and team-based projects, building the skills and confidence they’ll need in their future and as they join our region’s workforce with careers in manufacturing, technology, research, health care, etc.
Students can step back in time to the beginning of the “Age of the Dinosaurs” at the Dinosaurs Alive park and encounter the beasts that dominated the planet for over 180 million years in the world’s largest animatronic dinosaur park! Doubling as an outdoor classroom, Kings Island brings learning to life! Students have the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the basics of science, technology, arts, engineering and mathematics in a fun and interactive setting during Education Days, Engineering Days and various festivals/performances.
Experience a nostalgic train ride on the Lebanon Mason Monroe (LM&M) Railroad through Warren County in Southwestern, Ohio. Walk through the train to the open-air gondola and listen to informative conductors describe railroad history and operation, as well as offer a brief locomotive tour.