Top Five Ways to Have Family Fun in Davis County

by Discover Davis

Summer’s nearly here. The school year’s almost over. And your kids are bursting at the seams with unspent energy. Thankfully, Davis County has you covered. Take a look at these five ways to have an amazing time with your gang—each one offers family fun for everyone.


When they say, “it’s what fun is,” they’re not joking. Keep your hearts pounding and your faces smiling on over 50 rides. One of their newest rides, Cannibal, lifts riders 208 feet and plunges them into a 116° beyond-vertical free-fall into an underground tunnel, all at 70 mph. Slip and slide in Lagoon A Beach’s six-acre waterpark. Transport your crew back to the old west in their Pioneer Village. Lagoon Amusement Park will surely make everyone thrilled and amused.

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Get ready for hands-on experiences with exotic wildlife at the SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium. Here, you are encouraged to touch and interact with sea life, rainforest reptiles, tropical birds, desert animals, and other animals from all over the world. You can enter a bird sanctuary to let the birds eat from you hand, put on a wet-suit to swim with stingrays, put your feet in a fish spa, and more in their many interactive exhibits. You can easily fill a day with over 300 species and 1,500 animals from every corner of the globe to interact with at SeaQuest.

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This summer, Cherry Hill Resort is celebrating its 50th year of fun. Splash away on a 40-foot pirate ship in Pirate’s Cove. Keep the thrills coming in the caverns, waterfalls, and sudden drops of Cardiac Canyon River Run. Or take it easy as you drift along the Grant Gulch Lazy River. Cherry Hill also offers miniature golf, a jungle maze, camping grounds, and party pavilions for larger gatherings.

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Utah’s largest funplex is located right here in Davis County. The Rush Funplex offers 38 lanes of bowling, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, laser tag, glow-in-the-dark go-karts, nerf blaster, arcades, billiards, and even bounce houses for the little ones. When you bring your family here, be prepared to have a great time.

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Come for the food, stay for the fun. Boondocks Fun Center offers delicious selections that your whole family will love, like pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and wraps. And after they’ve had their fill, let the fun begin. You can choose from a ton of activities, like bowling, laser tag, arcade games, go-kart racing, batting cages, miniature golf, and bumper boats.  Your family could stay busy having fun for hours here.

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After you visit these five awesome family fun centers, check out more ways to have a great time at

For now, it’s time to pack up the kids and go #PlayInDavis.