The first thing that comes to mind is the movie Night at the Museum with Ben Stiller. My boys were obsessed with that movie when they were older and always talked about wanting to stay overnight. Now you can at these fun attractions.
The Newport Aquarium is one of the premier aquariums in the country and it's one of the closest major ones to the tri-state. On a hot day, it's the perfect spot, now what if I told you kids get in FREE there this summer?