Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake.
Audra State Park
Before the turn of the century, West Virginians were drawn to the natural beauty of the Middle Fork River and its surroundings. This area is now Audra State Park, a heavily wooded riverside campground that…
Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge.
Holly River State Park
Hacker Valley, WV
The dense forests of Holly River State Park provide guests with a natural feeling of peaceful solitude. Located near the center of the state in Webster County, it is far from the hustle and bustle…
Coopers Rock State Forest
Bruceton Mills, WV
Coopers Rock State Forest is 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Its 12,713 acres are bisected by Interstate 68. Although the forest serves as a recreation and preservation area,…
Seneca State Forest
Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County.
Watogo State Park
Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including hiking, swimming,…
A great little Maryland park with playgrounds, a pool, museum and special events!
Beartown State Park
Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. Development of the park has been minimal in order to…
Gauley River Recreation Center
The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features.
Babcock State Park
Offers 4,127 acres of serene, yet rugged beauty, a fast flowing trout stream in a boulder-strewn canyon and mountainous vistas to be viewed from several scenic overlooks.
Hovatters Wildlife Zoo
Home to over 30 different species of native and exotic animals from all over the world, and even better you can feed over half the animals in the zoo!
West Virginia State Wildlife Center
Rock Cave, WV
The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a modern zoological facility displaying native and introduced state wildlife. The Wildlife Center is dedicated to presenting visitors a realistic and factual understanding of our state's wildlife. Woodland…
Visitors of all ages will find something pleasing at our zoo which is dedicated to the memory of a seven-year-old boy named Philip Mayer Good, who loved nature. Come visit our new Outback Exhibit, featuring…
Living Treasures Animal Park
Jones Mills, PA
Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family experience! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike.
Houses a diverse collection comprising more than 600 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is home to thousands of amazing animals representing more than four hundred species, including 22 threatened or endangered species. One of the many fun family places to go if…
The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres in southeast Ohio, it is home to rare and endangered species from around the…
Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum
Come and relive your childhood with the kids, rediscover vintage entertainments and classic home railway equipment.
Oil and Gas Museum
Both oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas…
Carnegie Science Center
Science made fun in Pittsburgh with hands-on exhibits connecting science and tech to daily life. Great interactive fun for kids!
A fun and unique small boutique museum filled with colorful and fascinating cartoon art and comics!
Heinz History Center
The largest history museum in Pennsylvania, as well as a fascinating sports museum, the Heinz History Center introduces kids to 250 years of Pittsburgh history!
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Dinosaurs are just the beginning at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, where scientific discovery comes alive! Free hands-on and family activities available each weekend and weekdays during the summer - amazing!
Explore More Discovery Museum
A hands-on, interactive museum where curious kids and their families can explore and learn together with activities including culture, science and technology!
The Johnstown Childrens Museum
A fun children's museum that allows kids to learn through play! With exhibits and activities on geography, history, creative arts, and storytelling.
Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences
An interactive world of music, theater, art and science for the whole family to enjoy!
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life.
West Mifflin, PA
Theme park fun in Pennsylvania for the whole family with traditional roller coasters, as well as thrill rides and water rides! Cool!
Theme and water park fun with Idlewild Park - with seven themed areas. Family fun in the third oldest theme park in the entire country!
Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.
Mon View Park and Pool
A family friendly park with a 200,000-gallon pool, diving board and diving pool, as well as sports courts and a roller rink.
Carmichaels Pool and Wana B Park
Pool and park fun with a 300,000-gallon pool, a diving board and diving pool, slides, ball fields and play areas.
Summer family fun with a competition size pool, kiddie leisure pool and fun water activities such as slides and a lazy river.
A fun community pool with a 25m main pool, 2 diving boards and a small slide. Also offer a toddler and baby wading pool with sand toys.