Columbus is No. 1 for family fun – and adventure – this summer! See dinosaurs, polar bears and rollicking water slides. The Roar and Explore Adventure Getaway is your family’s chance to see the country’s No. 1 science center and zoo and the wildest water park ever for one amazing value!
It’s a wild world of fun at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – named the No. 1 zoo in America by USA Travel Guide. Visit Polar Frontier to see the polar bears as they frolic underwater and swim overhead. Plus, journey through the African Forest surrounded by leopards, okapis, bonobos and the world-famous family of western lowland gorillas including Colo, the first gorilla born in human care and the oldest in any zoo.
During the summer months, splash and scream your way to fun at neighboring Zoombezi Bay, the wildest water park ever! Dare your friends to ride the Cyclone. With a 55-foot drop and speeds over 20 mph, it’s one of the largest rides of its kind in the world! With two new waterslides opening this summer, the thrills will never stop!
Stomp, crash and roar your way to COSI this summer as dinosaurs take over the No. 1 science center in the country for families, as voted by Parents magazine. This special exhibition features life-like animatronic dinosaurs, plus simulator pods where you can hunt, eat and flee predators – and so much more! And don’t forget all the other fun to be had at COSI. Ride a high wire unicycle, use sonar technology and get hands-on with countless activities that make science fun.