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Randolph
Kids love looking at the stars - so what better than to take them to a Planetarium show?!
Allentown
Lots of hands on fun things to do with plenty of events and special exhibitions throughout the year. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania
Ashland
Kids can take a step back in time with this immersive historical experience understanding a life as a coal miner.
Doylestown
Explore daily life circa 1850s through over 40,000 objects in 55 rooms, plus guided tours of the castle.
Manhattan
Featuring Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector and a Digital Dome Projection System, the Planetarium offers a varying range of fascinating shows, guides and spectaculars using their 3D star atlas.
NYC
It appears that you can no longer go to the crown of the Statue (tell us if we're wrong), however, you can go into the base and a visit to the museum is well worth a visit and to get pictures with the statue is surely a must for every person visiting...
Midtown Manhattan
One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The 86th floor observation deck offers impressive 360 degree panoramic views of the city.
Manhattan
Home to the nation's largest fleet of privately maintained historic vessels: Stationary, Training, and Workhorses.
Brooklyn
A century ago, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's founders had the vision to transform a city ash heap into a premier botanic garden in the heart of the borough. Since the Garden first opened its gates to the public, it has been a vibrant place for education,...
Keeler Tavern
(99 Miles)
Ridgefield
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse, tavern, stagecoach stop, post office, hotel for travelers, home of noted architect Cass Gilbert and, since 1966, a museum.
Media
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is a living history museum which has dedicated itself to educating the public about Pennsylvania farm life in the 1760-1790 time period. The site is open for school tours from Monday through Friday and to the publ...
Philadelphia
The birthplace of America! Venture to Independence National Historical Park and witness Independence Hall, the infamous Liberty Bell, and Franklin Court!
Fairfield
Commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a weekend of activities and events, free with admission including- The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut.
Rome
Recreated mid-1800s village focused on the Erie Canal, which offers packet boat and narrow gauge train rides. Among the buildings such as a church, one room school, tavern and other buildings are a Museum of Cheese in a former cheese factory, a carr...
New Castle
Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.
Lenox
A fascinating look into American history at the stunning Ventfort Hall, and American lives during the Gilded Age.
Hammonton
We give info about the farm and about blueberry farming in New Jersey and why Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital. The tour is broken up into two parts, outside and inside. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wit...
Delaware City
Fort Delaware is one of Delaware's first state parks, created in 1951. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Union fortress dates back to 1859, and once served as a prison for Confederate prisoners of war. It was originally built to protec...
Tuckerton
Many buildings and structures line the coastline of this recreated fishing village including Tucker's Island Lighthouse, Joy Dayton's Sawmill, and Jay C. Parker's Decoy Carving Shop.
Hartford
At The Mark Twain House, we want to make museums fun for kids and adults. A great way to get children excited about visiting The Mark Twain House & Museum is to better acquaint them with Mark Twain and his family.
Rocky Hill
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Springfield
In the centre of Springfield there is a park called The Quadrangle which contains sculptures of some of your favourite Dr.Seuss characters - great for photo opportunities
Gillette Castle
(153 Miles)
East Haddam
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette.
Atlantic City
Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you climb the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original Fresnel Lens first lit in 1857. ...
Storrs
The Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center are home to the University of Connecticut's Anthropological Collections and repre- sents the single largest repository of Connecticut Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts ...
Baltimore
Three Levels of Exhibits Invite you to Touch Wonder Dinosaurs. Planet Earth. The Human body. Outer space. Chesapeake Bay life. The Kids Room. Science Sir Isaac Newton never imagined. Real time connections to real time science. So much to see and doâ...
Manchester
The mission of Hildene is to advance the Lincoln legacy through education, commitment to community and active stewardship of the family's home and land. It is an example of the "Great American Story" and the story of the Lincoln family's love affair ...
New London
Welcome to the DNA EpiCenter, where promoting the understanding of the science of life to people of all ages is our mission.
Groton
Visit the Submarine Force Museum and peer into the lives of the men who sail the ocean depths in their "sharks of steel."
Cape May
Open air living history museum with costumed characters and craft demonstrations, restored architecture, family activities, interactive games, dress up and free horse and wagon rides.
Old Sturbridge Village
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(175 Miles)
Sturbridge
One of the countrys largest living history museums, OSV has historians in costume, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm ani...
Greenbelt
We demonstrate what is current and unique about Goddard and NASA through exciting interactive experiences for the public. Come visit us to hear lectures, see exciting model rocket launches, and participate in one of our fun filled children's programs...
Georgetown
Experience the excitement of treasure hunting in the waters of the Atlantic; step back in time to the era of exploration when Spain ruled the seas and the treasures of the New World were flowing into the coffers of King Philip IV.
Fort Ticonderoga
(193 Miles)
Ticonderoga
Welcome To Fort Ticonderoga! Two wars, five battles, one fort. Immerse yourself in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience the story of how the blood spilled to create an empire in the French & Indian War resulte...
Harpers Ferry
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. There\'s a wide varie...
Charlestown
Travel back in time to Charlestown, New Hampshire in the 1740's and have an unforgettable experience in an authentically reconstructed fortified settlement.
Cape Verde
Fort Verde State Historic Park is the best preserved example of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. Spanning from 1865 through 1890 Camp Lincoln, Camp Verde and finally Fort Verde were home to officers, doctors, families, enlisted men, and scouts....
NW Washington
The interior opened to the public in 1888. Today, an elevator takes visitors on the 70 second trip up to the 500 foot landing for magnificent views of the city.
McLean
The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a recreated 18th century farm. Costumed staff and volunteers work the land as it was done in the 18th century, and encourage visitors to help!
Fords Theatre
(197 Miles)
NW Washington
A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore and celebrate Lincoln’s ideals and leadership principles: courage, integrity, tolerance, equ...
NW Washington DC
Get a great view of Washington DC and the surrounding areas from the 270 foot observation deck on the Old Post Office Tower
The White House
(197 Miles)
White House
Public tours of the White House are available for groups of 10 or more people. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to six months in advance.
NW Washington DC
A highlight of a visit to the Old Post Office Pavilion is always a 360-degree picturesque view of Washington. From the observation deck of the 315-foot granite Clock Tower, you can enjoy the city\'s second highest vantage point after the Washington M...
SW Washington DC
You'll see how paper money gets printed, cut, sorted and inspected for defects. There is a self guided 35 minutes tour which is one of DC's most populra.
Lincoln Memorial
(198 Miles)
Washington
Kids know a lot about the 16th president from school, and are generally very interested to visit the memorial of Lincoln
FDR Memorial
(198 Miles)
Southwest - Waterfront
Spread over 7.5 acres, traces 12 years of the history of the United States through a sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. Sculptures inspired by photographs depict the 32nd president alongside his dog Fala.
Windber
The Windber Coal Heritage Center describes not only the life of the miner below ground but also above ground. Learn how the miners worked 12 hours underground and pick up mining equipment
Alexandria Bay
At the turn-of-the-century, George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, set out to build a full size rhineland castle in Alexandria Bay, on picturesque Heart Island. Loads of great boat tours a...
Hope
Family favorites include our million dollar Action River Ride, a Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Pirate & Wading Pool, Tilt-A-Whirl, Civil War Locomotive, Hayride, Old McDonalds Farm, Middle-Earth Theater, "Black Hole" #1 Rated Waterslide, Grand Carousel, ...
Wild West City
(50 Miles)
Stanhope
Featuring twenty-two (22) different live action shows throughout the course of the day, Wild West City offers the visitor the chance to 'live' in the old west + miniature train, stage-coach and pony rides.

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Montage Mountain Ski Resort

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Montage Mountain Waterpark

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Have A Hoot Family Fun Center

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Claws n Paws Animal Park

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Everhart Museum

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Toy Store Story Time

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Carousel Water and Fun Park

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Fun places to visit in Lake Ariel with kids

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