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Lancaster
Classic family roller skating with optional Christian musical accompaniment and a special session dedicated to families.
Hands-on House
(1)
(12 Miles)
Lancaster
A children's museum dedicated to helping kids ages 2 to 10 learn and making sure they have lots of fun in the process! Our shared educational experiences bring the whole family together.
Lititz
Welcome to America's first pretzel bakery! Step up to our twisting table and learn how to twist a pretzel with your own piece of dough; see the ovens that produced the first hard pretzels in America; and learn about the unique history of pretzels in ...
Dutch Wonderland
(1)
(15 Miles)
Lancaster
Dutch Wonderland is a 48 acre amusement park set in the scenic location of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lots to do for families with little people especially, but also loads of great family fun rides.
Hershey
enjoy a few hours go-karting, miniature golfing, taking a swing in the batting cages, cruising on the bumper boats and playing in the arcade
Hershey
Located just minutes from major attractions, our facility is a terrific solution for class trips, reward programs, corporate outings, teambuilding, and post prom or graduation parties. Guests enjoy gokarting, mini golfing, taking a swing in the batti...
Choo Choo Barn
(15 Miles)
Strasburg
1,700 square foot train features over 150 hand-built animated figures and vehicles and 22 operating trains - we guarantee the Choo Choo Barn is like nothing you've ever seen! One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do with ki...
Lets Pretend
(2)
(16 Miles)
Middletown
Let’s Pretend is an interactive family play center, focusing on using creativity, pretending, and the arts. We are an indoor play center.
Ronks
A culturally fascinating look at life in an authentic Amish lifestyle. Great tours for families where kids can learn all about this unique way of life.
Bird in Hand
Take a nostalgic walk through small town America at the dawn of the 20th century. Museum exhibits include a barber shop, woodworking shop, tea parlor, print shop, millinery, toy store, blacksmith shop, tobacco shop, apothecary, wheelwright shop, and ...
Hershey Park
(18 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?
Annville
BounceU is Central PA's #1 spot for fun! Our bounce houses, games, inflatable slides and obstacle courses are a blast for kids of all ages.
Ronks
The larger-than-life coal-burning steam train is just the beginning. Ride the Cagney Steam Train, a miniature version; operate a hand-powered Pump Car or watch the little ones "steer" the pint-sized Cranky Car. Browse the Thomas Toy Store. Discover a...
Hummelstown
Challenge Family Fun Center, conveniently located between Harrisburg and Hershey, Pa, offers 22 holes of landscaped miniature golf, indoor batting cages, mini-bowling (duckpins), an arcade and a restaurant / ice cream parlor with indoor and outdoor s...
Strasburg
Hundreds of toy trains in a modern museum built like a historic train station! Toy trains are for kids of all ages! While real trains go back to the advent of the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, toy trains emerged later. Wooden and metal ...
Ronks
Ride back in time to and era before the car, train, or plane were ever imagined. Enjoy the beautiful countryside of Lancaster County with its immaculately kept Amish farms and gardens. Experience for yourself a taste of Amish country life here. We ho...
Annville
A great way for active kids aged 2 - 12 to stay active, Kidmazium within the Paramount Sports Complex features a multi-level climbing and play structure for children including bouncy house, plus trampolines, cheerleading, a pre school gym and even bi...
Lewisberry
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, but only 2 green runs. Plus covered lift serviced snow tubing hill, 2 terrain training parks and summer activities.
Dillsburg
Enjoy farming fun with wagon rides, farm stands, corn maze and pedal karts!
Harrisburg
Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the mid-states premier center for arts, education, entertainment and cultural enrichment. Composed of three main venues — Sunoco Performance Theater, Select Medical IM...
Harrisburg
A fun, creative and imaginative space where kids aged 2 - 5 can enjoy exciting Pennsylvania themed hands-on exhibits - their own museum within a museum!
Mechanicsburg
Friendly farm animals to pet and feed year-round. Huge pick-your-own flower field in the summer months. Group tours and birthday parties. u-pick pumpkins, pumpkin chunkin' cannon, hayrides, maze, hay play with giant slide and covered fall fun fort...
Alpaca Farm
(29 Miles)
York Springs
We are a family run Alpaca Farm located in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania. We Always Welcome Farm Visits. Just Contact Us to Set Up a Time! Alpacaholic Acres is located in York Springs, Pennsylvania, just minutes from Harrisburg or Gettysbu...
Nottingham
Free tour behind the scenes of the famous snack factory, multi media elements, excitable guides and free tasters keep kids interested.
Bernville
A fascinating look at America through 8,000 square foot of fully landscaped displays and 300 miniature structures and 18 actual running trains!
Rising Sun
Come see animals like Jimmie the Giraffe, Sis the Tiger, and Zoe the Zebra in a very close and intimate setting; over 130 animals on display.
Cascade Lake
(35 Miles)
Hampstead
A Water Park in Which to Relax, Play and Enjoy the Outdoors. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maryland
Halifax
Enjoy going round the wildlife park feeding animals out of hand - they also have monkeys bears and an enjoyable safari ride round the park. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania.
Leesport
Huge range of favourites including Go Karting, Bumper Boats, Rock Wall and High Ropes, adventure play structure with toddler village, ice tubing style slide, mini golf, inflatables, roller skating and more!
Gettysburg
Explore & More is a Hands-on Children's Museum dedicated to providing challenging, educational experiences targeted at the education and growth of young children.
Gettysburg
A fascinating way for kids to learn about the turning point in the Civil War, and the inspiration for Lincoln's Immortal "Gettysburg Address" - the battle site of Gettysburg.
Reading
Blue Falls Grove offers an olympic size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, and a 36-foot high, 3-flume Waterslides!
Gettysburg
The American Civil War Museum brings history "back to life" Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, our museum is an educational and inspiring experience for families or tour groups of all ages. The museum is a "must" see for all visitors to Gettysbu...
Kiddie Crusoe
(42 Miles)
Timonium
features include the Kiddie City Play Arena, Ultimate Play Set, Inflatable Arena, Imaginarium Activity Room, and Wii Gaming Lounges.
Reisterstown
3 Monkeys House of Bounce offers the largest indoor inflatable play center in Maryland. We offer "anytime" open bounce as well as birthday parties, group fun days, and fundraising opportunities. 3 Monkeys is extreme bouncing fun for your family!...
Owings Mills
Enjoy Irvine Nature Center's resident animals, 116 acres of woodlands, wetlands and meadows, and an interactive exhibit hall free of charge! There are great trails for easy family nature hikes, exciting outdoor education programs, as well as a Nature...
Newark
The lush greenery and sparkling streams of White Clay Creek State Park offer a refreshing change of pace from the encroaching urban development of New Castle County.
Newark
The Nature Center at the park hosts fun and interesting public programs, and visitors can enjoy summer outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, birdwatching, disc golf or a family barbecue. Sledding and cross-country skiing are among the many wint...
Gettysburg
offers 2 differing 18 Hole Mini Golf Courses, bounce houses and 2 exciting Go Kart Race Tracks.
Gettysburg
Get up close and personal with our famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends. Races, Displays, and Special Events are sure to delight the kids and "kids at heart".
Baltimore
Offers a variety of phsyical exercises and training for ages 4 months to 6 years. Their many facilities and play sets are rearranged each week for simple themes.
Pottstown
Rolling Game Station is the Ultimate Party on Wheels that comes to you!
Pond Ice Arena
(48 Miles)
Newark
Has public skating sessions on weekdays and every weekend, when you can practice what you learned in the Skating School. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Delaware
Baltimore
Big House of Bounce is a healthy recreational option for today’s active families. We strive to provide a clean, safe, and stimulating environment for children.
Newark
The Iron Hill Museum, operated by the Delaware Academy of Science, is the primary educational resource for the study of human and natural history of the Iron Hill region. Its programs, collections, and library interpret the relationships between the ...
Pike Wilmington
From the Conductor's "All Aboard" to the clang of the locomotive's bell, the Wilmington & Western presents real railroading from an earlier era. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Delaw...
Baltimore
A slice of history that kids will still be excited about: a modern movie in an old fashioned drive in!
Baltimore
Come discover and relive the origins of America's oldest sport! Engulf yourself in rare photographs and art, vintage equipment and uniforms, striking sculptures and trophies, cherished memorabilia and artifacts.
Newark
Family run facility with 9-Hole Par-3 Golf Course, Indoor Baseball and Softball Batting Cages, and two Miniature Golf Courses.
West Chester
The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is the nations premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. We collect, restore and display historic aircraft and chronicle the origin and development of rotary wing aircraft.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Columbia with kids

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Hands-on House

(12 Miles) Museums in Lancaster

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Adventure Sports in Hershey

(15 Miles) Kids Fun in Hershey

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Paulus Orchards

(24 Miles) Kids Fun in Dillsburg

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Paramount Sports Complex

(20 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Annville

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Alpaca Farm

(29 Miles) Tours in York Springs

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Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

(14 Miles) Tours in Lititz

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Strasburg Rail Road

(19 Miles) Transport Attractions in Ronks

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Choo Choo Barn

(15 Miles) Kids Fun in Strasburg

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A Is For Amish Buggy Rides

(19 Miles) Tours in Ronks

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Roadside America

(35 Miles) Kids Fun in Bernville

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Pennsylvania - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in PA