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    19 Places In America That Will Blow Your Kids' Minds

    Make childhood memories they'll never forget.

    We recently asked the members of BuzzFeed Community to tell us the coolest places to take a kid in America:

    1. The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC

    2. The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz, California

    3. Diggerland USA in West Berlin, New Jersey

    4. CoolMess in New York, New York

    CoolMess is new concept ice cream shop that lets you create and make your own ice cream.

    "It made my kids SO happy to make their own ice cream."

    —Shira Kipnees, Facebook

    5. Jim's Apple Farm in Jordan, Minnesota

    6. The Crayola Experience in Easton, Pennsylvania; Minneapolis; and Orlando

    The Crayola Experience is an interactive museum dedicated to all things crayon.

    "It's hands down the most fun, and most worth your money places we have visited as a family. Super fun and interactive for all ages!"


    7. The Ocean

    8. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in Los Angeles, California

    9. Ella’s Deli and Ice Cream Parlour in Madison, Wisconsin

    10. City Museum in St. Louis

    11. Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer in New York City

    12. America's National Parks

    There are 59 national parks including the Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountains, and the Redwoods.

    "Our National Parks are pretty damn amazing. There's nothing like standing at the bottom of a redwood or on the top of the Rockies to feel so small and yet part of something so big."

    —Laurie Lapham, Facebook

    13. The National Mall in Washington, DC

    14. Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin

    15. The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York

    16. Kings Island in Mason, Ohio

    17. Highmark Sports Works in Pittsburgh

    18. Alice's Tea Cup in New York City

    19. Gatorland in Orlando, Florida

    Also mentioned: The Indianapolis Children's Museum in Indianapolis; The Exploratorium in San Francisco; World of Coca Cola in Atlanta; The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey; Port Discovery in Baltimore; Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Massachusetts; and Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia.

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