Instead of asking "What is there to do?", your family will be asking "How can we do it all?". As you may know by now, Knox County is for all. The curious explorer, thrill seekers and any family member in between.
Here are a few must-do's for the folks in your family; and when you can't decide on one, extend your stay and do them all!
Disc golf at Thayer Ridge Park Disc Golf Course.
Spend an afternoon combining science and play at SPI Spot.
Visit the South Main Plaza Dog Fountain, featuring painted sculptures of 18 dogs, one cat, a pony and an apple. Challenge: Can you find the two pairs of birds at the fountain?
Join the Knox County Park District in a Geocache journey to discover caches placed in our Knox County Parks.
Bring your sweet tooth to Almost Famous Sweets & Sodas.
See if your family can finish the nearly 24-inch, infamous "Homestead Pancake" at Homestead Family Restaurant.
Grab your spoons and order the "Cow Trough" at Round Hill Dairy. Five scoops of ice cream, six toppings of your choice, whipped cream and cherries.
Explore the hand-crafted goods and shops in Mount Vernon, Fredericktown, Centerburg and Danville.
Imagine and play at Harmony Playground at Memorial Park.
Bring your kayak or canoe to use the ADA-accessible launch at Ariel-Foundation Park.
Enjoy the wildlife at Honey Run Waterfalls (ADA-Accessible deck) and at the North Branch of Kokosing Lake (ADA-Accessible trail).
Explore Honey Run Waterfalls.
Plan a guided hike at The Brown Family Environmental Center (don't miss the Nature Play Trail and Labyrinth Trail).
Axe marks the spot! Take your best shot and throw a few at Summit Axe Throwing.
Tube down the Kokosing River with Kokosing Valley Camp & Canoe. Local tip: When you finish on the river, hit the putt-putt course.
Challenge the family to a game of paint ball at Crosshairs Paintball.
For additional fun, check out our events calendar for special things to do with all your family and friends.