Transport Attractions in Pennsylvania with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Keystone State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Pennsylvania!

Pennsylvania has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Pennsylvania

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Strasburg Rail Road

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    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 ...

  • Tioga Central Railroad

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    Wellsbro

    Experience Pennsylvania's most scenic excursion railroad, spot wildlife from the open car and enjoy dinner tours on diesel electric locomotives!

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  • The Crayola Factory

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    Easton

    Come to this fun-filled visitor center and create memories that last a lifetime. Ideal for families with children under 12 and has colorful activities to keep you busy for hours. Live demonstrations ...

  • Philly Duck Tour

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    Philadelphia

    The Philly Duck Tour the best way for families to tour Philadelphia, because they combine fun and music with history and sights. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids, as the Captains ...

  • Philadelphia Trolley Works

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    Philly

    A great, fun, old fashioned way to see the beautiful city of Philadelphia and learn about its famous sights and attractions

  • Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

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    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; ...

  • A Is For Amish Buggy Rides

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    Ronks

    History awaits to take you back in time at this traditionally Amish experience in Pennsylvania. Buggy rides through the Amish farms and gardens for you!

  • Alpaca Farm

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    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, ...

  • Hersheys Chocolate World

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    Hershey

    Attractions in addition to tour include a simulation ride, the opportunity to create your own candy bar, a 4D cinematic experience, tasting sessions and more besides.

  • Herrs Snack Factory Tours

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    Nottingham

    Free tour behind the scenes of the famous snack factory, multi media elements, excitable guides and free tasters keep kids interested.

  • Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour

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    Lakeville

    Take a charming trip through the factory and see the transition from ice block to centrepiece, often sculpted with chainsaws! Plus Natural Ice Harvest Museum.

  • Winterwalk Train Display and Shop

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    Ashland

    Trains galore at this sweet model train display in Pennsylvania, with six different settings - great for kids of all ages!

  • The Amish Village

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    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.

  • Blue Falls Grove

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    Reading

    Blue Falls Grove is outdoor fun, with an olympic size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, waterslides, camping, and seasonal activities!

  • Shavers Creek Environmental Center

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    Petersburg

    Take time to explore our Discovery Rooms, tour the Raptor Center, walk the network of trails and boardwalk over the wetlands at the inflow of Lake Perez, and visit our gardens and bird feeder areas.

  • Worlds End State Park

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    Forksville

    Incredible nature in Pennsylvania, with amazing views, swimming dam, and fishing!

  • Ricketts Glen State Park

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    Benton

    Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, with wild, free-flowing waterfalls in the ancient hillside. A classic family hike with a fairytale edge in Pennsylvania!

  • Mount Pisgah State Park

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    Troy

    A 1302 acre state park in Pennsylvania, with a 75 acre lake for fishing, skating and boating. Outdoor adventure for the whole family!

  • Presque Isle State Park

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    Erie

    Opportunities here for kayaking and fishing, biking, hiking, nature trails and twitching, plus winter activities include ice boating, ice and wind skating or cross country skiing.

  • Pymatuning State Park

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    Jamestown

    All manner of boating and fishing options on the lake, plus beaches for swimming in summer and a feast of activities for winter.

  • Raymond B Winter State Park

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    Mifflinburg

    Featuring a swimming beach, fishing and adventure play plus hiking and biking trails for the summer; ice fishing, snow mobiling and cross country skiing in the winter.

  • Wildwood Park

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    Outdoor adventure, wildlife, nature, trails, and picnics all tucked away in the hills of Central Pennsylvania! On the edge of Harrisburg, Wildwood park is fresh air, great times and lots of family ...

  • DelGrossos Amusement Park

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    Tipton

    Family theme park AND water park fun with over 30 rides, as well as a mini golf course and amazing food!

  • Dutch Wonderland

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    Lancaster

    48 acres of fun family amusement park in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with rides for every age AND shows!

  • Hershey Park

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    Lancaster

    Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?

  • Idlewild Park

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    Ligonier

    Theme and water park fun with Idlewild Park - with seven themed areas. Family fun in the third oldest theme park in the entire country!

  • Kennywood

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    West Mifflin

    Theme park fun in Pennsylvania for the whole family with traditional roller coasters, as well as thrill rides and water rides! Cool!

  • Knoebels Amusement Park

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    Elysburg

    Classic wooden coasters, water rides and adrenaline pumping rides in this free-admission Pennsylvania theme park in the heart of a forest. Kiddie rides too!

  • Lakemont Park

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    Altoona

    Over 30 rides and attractions, as well as go-karts, golf course and a water park, including the WORLD's oldest roller coaster!

  • Sesame Place

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    Langhorne

    Experience Sesame Street coming to life, with water fun, rides, and amazing shows just for kids! Kids fun in Pennsylvania all day long!

  • Waldameer Park and Water World

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    Erie

    A family friendly theme and water park with roller coasters too! Best bit? It's FREE to enter! Just pay and ride.

  • Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom

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    Allentown

    Two parks for the price of one with this Pennsylvania theme and water park! Thrills AND spills for all ages!

  • Conneaut Lake Park

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    Conneaut Lake

    Traditional fairground in with a wonderful family vibe, boasting roller coasters through pony rides, located on the largest natural glacier lake in Pennsylvania!

  • Carousel Water and Fun Park

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    Beach Lake

    A family amusement park in Pennsylvania offering water slides, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, kiddie karts, a game room and lots more!

  • Sandcastle Waterpark

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    Water fun in Pennsylvania with this family friendly outdoor waterpark, with slides, waves, and kiddie attractions