A Fun Family Day in Newark

Newark is a fun town full of family-friendly activities. Young families especially love to take advantage of the many great physical opportunities outdoors during the summer. Here are some of the most popular family-friendly activities in the town of Newark Ohio.

The Trout Club in Newark

The Trout Club in Newark

The Trout Club is a large and popular golf club offering 18 holes of challenging golf. The golf club is open to the public and is also a great live entertainment destination that includes two bars, and nine dining locations.

You can start your day out with a game of golf and spend the afternoon lounging around by the pool and listening to live music at the outdoor pavilion. You could even turn your trip here into a staycation by spending the night in the Trout Club villas.


Dawes Arboretum

A great place for getting in some education about the trees all around in the arboretum while meandering and exploring through the beautiful grounds. Take a tour starting at the visitor center and check the daily activities counter for all sorts of fun going on at the arboretum.

You can also enjoy a picnic near the lake or just take a relaxing hike through the woodlands. One of the most loved sports in the arboretum is the Dogwood House Museum where you can see a collection of 19th and 20thcentury antiques.

A Fun Family Day in Newark Ohio

Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve

This is an amazing outdoor venue that is popular for biking and kayaking. The gorge features the only bike trail in the state that is within a state park. There are also 10 miles of walking and hiking trails to enjoy. Another popular spot in the park is the wildflower fields and wetlands that are full of unparalleled outdoor beauty.

Newark Earthworks

Newark Earthworks

You can enjoy a free guided tour that will show you the incredible architectural wonders that were built between 100 BC and 500 HD. The Newark Earthworks is a national historic landmark that is home to the largest set of geometric urban enclosures in the entire world. The Great Circle Museum explores the ancient cultures that once lived in the Ohio area.

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Coco Key Water Resort

This of course is a very popular family-friendly venue in warmer months. This water resort encompasses 50,000 ft.² of indoor water park so it can also be utilized all year long. The water resort features a lazy river, a water playground, and three different waterslides to keep everyone in the family entertained.

Newark is a great town just an hour east of the larger town of Columbus it is very popular amongst families to settle into for its quieter and more laid-back atmosphere with plenty of activities right at your doorstep. Should you need more to do, the large city of Columbus is just a short drive away.

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