Your Kids Will Have A Blast At This Little-Known Children’s Garden Hiding In Ohio

Here in Ohio, there are several parks and gardens that will bring out your child’s adventurous side. (Be sure to check out this discovery garden and this epic playground.) Smiley Park Children’s Garden in Van Wert just might be one of the happiest little places in Ohio. With miniature houses, educational fun and plenty of color, your kids will have a blast at this hidden gem.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever explored this garden before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!

For more fun places to take your kids this summer, check out our previous articles: The Best Small Town Park In The Midwest Is Right Here In Ohio And You’ll Want To Bring Your Whole Family and The Outdoor Discovery Park In Ohio That’s Perfect For A Family Day Trip.