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22 Things To Do With Kids in Pennsylvania

The Keystone State is a big place, and features plenty of kid-friendly activities throughout the central region, the Poconos, the Wilds, metro Pittsburgh, and the many attractions of Philadelphia.

Here are 22 items to help narrow down your itinerary:


1. Spend an entire day at the Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown.

2. Take your little soccer player to see the MLS Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in Chester.

3. Try snow tubing at the Blue Knob All Seasons Resort in Claysburg near Breezewood.

4. Don’t miss the fireworks shows after the race at CNB Bank Raceway Park in Clearfield.

5. Enjoy a family picnic at the pet-friendly Curwensville Lake in Curwensville.

6. Take your little cowboy or cowgirl to the Devon Horse Show in Devon.

Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Pennsylvania Dutch Country

7. Explore the expERIEnce Children's Museum in Erie near Bentleyville.

8. Try a family hike at Caledonia State Park in Fayetteville near Chambersburg.

9. Scramble around Bilger’s Rocks and stop in the Bilgers Rocks Country Store in Grampian.

10. Grab a seat in the IMAX Theater at the Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts in Harrisburg.

11. Of course, don’t miss the Hershey Gardens and HERSHEY'S Chocolate World in – that’s right – Hershey.

12. Get some back-to-school shopping done at King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia.

13. Take a trolley ride through the Valley Forge National Historical Park.

14. Spend a few hours at Lancaster Science Factory or the Hands-on House non-profit children's museum in Lancaster.

15. See Big Bird and friends at the Sesame Place theme Park in Langhorne.

16. Drop a line in the 340-acre Pinchot Lake at Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberry.

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17. Be sure to visit the Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park in Paradise.

18. Spend a few days in Philadelphia for kid-friendly attractions like the Franklin Institute Science Museum, the Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Philadelphia Zoo.

19. Enjoy a family picnic at Black Moshannon State Park.

20. Don’t miss the family-friendly spots of Pittsburgh, including Hartwood Acres Park, the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium.

21. Hit the water slides at Camelbeach Waterpark in Tannersville near Blakeslee.

22. Check out the AvalancheXpress snow tube park in York during the winter, or win a giant stuffed animal at the York Fair come September.

Best Western Hotels Along the Way:

1

Best Western Garden Inn

101 Gosai Drive, Bentleyville PA 15314-1049
Phone: (724) 239-4321  |  Fax: (724) 239-5455  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

2

Best Western Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono

107 Parkside Avenue, Blakeslee PA 18610-2444
Phone: (570) 646-6000  |  Fax: (570) 646-6111  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

3

Best Western Plaza Inn

16407 Lincoln Highway, Breezewood PA 15533
Phone: (814) 735-4352  |  Fax: (814) 735-3036  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

4

Best Western Chambersburg

211 Walker Road, Chambersburg PA 17201-9798
Phone: 717-262-4994  |  Fax: (717) 709-0900  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

5

Best Western Plus Philadelphia Airport South at Widener University

1450 Providence Avenue, Chester PA 19013-5715
Phone: (610) 872-8100  |  Fax: (610) 872-8108  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

6

Best Western Plus Clearfield

14424 Clearfield Shawville Highway, Clearfield PA 16830-6112
Phone: (814) 768-1049  |  Fax: (814) 768-7850  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

7

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 E Park Drive, Harrisburg PA 17111-2807
Phone: (717) 561-2800  |  Fax: (717) 561-8398  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

8

Best Western Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

7500 Allentown Boulevard, Harrisburg PA 17112-4233
Phone: (717) 652-0101  |  Fax: (717) 920-1757  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

9

Best Western Plus The Inn at King of Prussia

127 S Gulph Road, King Of Prussia PA 19406-3103
Phone: (610) 265-4500  |  Fax: (610) 354-8905  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

10

Best Western Plus Revere Inn & Suites

3063 Lincoln Highway E (US 30), Paradise PA 17562-9651
Phone: (717) 687-7683  |  Fax: (717) 687-6141  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

11

Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel

235 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19106-2813
Phone: (215) 922-4443  |  Fax: (215) 922-4487  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

12

Best Western Westgate Inn

1415 Kenneth Road, York PA 17408-2235
Phone: (717) 767-6931  |  Fax: (717) 767-6938  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

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