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Reading
Blue Falls Grove offers an olympic size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, and a 36-foot high, 3-flume Waterslides!
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!
Bernville
A fascinating look at America through 8,000 square foot of fully landscaped displays and 300 miniature structures and 18 actual running trains!
Pottstown
Rolling Game Station is the Ultimate Party on Wheels that comes to you!
Bear Creek Ski
(19 Miles)
Macungie
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 6 years, offering 30% green runs. Plus lift serviced tubing hill and terrain training park.
Jungle Wonder
(23 Miles)
Limerick
Glow in the dark indoor mini golf, laser tag, multi level adventure climbing maze with toddler zone, plus large arcade, all in jungle theme.
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 ...
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 ...
Hands-on House
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(25 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.
Schwenksville
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 3 green runs and 4 blue, plus lift serviced snow tubing hill.
Dutch Wonderland
(1)
(26 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.
Allentown
There's big fun for the little ones at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. With pint-sized rides and slides to special services for children, families are sure to have a comfortable and enjoyable day together.
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...
Schnecksville
Home to more than 275 animals representing 70 species from African Penguin to Zebra. Paddle boats and wagon rides available for extra family fun.
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...
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
Choo Choo Barn
(28 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...
Oaks
Spacious climbing centre welcoming families for indoor and outdoor experiences, bouldering, high rope, after school club, summer camp and more.
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.
Lancaster
Classic family roller skating with optional Christian musical accompaniment and a special session dedicated to families.
Saucon Valley
Color Me Mine is a paint your own pottery studio for painters of all ages, whether you are looking for a unique party idea, want to escape the stress of modern living, or just want to have some fun.
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...
Allentown
Features 23,000 square feet of exhibit space and includes cars, racing vehicles, trucks, alternate fuel vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles in a series of changing exhibits and events.
Bouncetown
(32 Miles)
East Norriton
Bounce houses, inflatable assault courses and several climbing structures with modern adventure play features.
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.
Norristown
The zoo is arranged into different habitats - Bayou, Farmland, Grasslands, South/Central America, Wetlands, Woodlands with over 150 animals in their natural settings
Tamaqua
An indoor play and party centre for kids up to 10 years. Climb and play in the tree house, navigate the tunnels and tubes, bounce in the bounce area, and slide the four big slides!
Newtown Square
3 tier soft play funzone, giant slides, jungle obstacles, safari bounce houses + little cub play area
North Wales
Color Me Mine is a paint your own pottery studio for painters of all ages, whether you are looking for a unique party idea, want to escape the stress of modern living, or just want to have some fun.
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...
Hershey Park
(37 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are 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...
Glen Mills
The Oasis Family Fun Center is an ALL INDOOR family entertainment center located in Glen Mills, PA. With 20,000 square feet of safe, clean fun for the entire family including our Ballocity Arena, Soft Playground, Rock Climbing Wall, Laser Maze and ov...
Conshohocken
MetroKids 5th Annual Super Camp Fair is a great opportunity to have a free day of family fun. Spend the afternoon meeting camp staff and learning about the various options available to your family while having fun and not spending a dime.
Ashland
Six train displays with different settings. Old Fashioned Christmas, The 50's room, The town of Ashland, Amusement park , Polar Express, and the Circus room. All o gauge trains. Animated houses,shops and amusements. It's fun for young and old alike...
Jim Thorpe
Founded in 1989 Blue Mountain Sports has the experience to provide you with a fun filled family adventure suited to your individual needs. Rent a bike or bring your own and we can shuttle you to an appropriate biking trail. We also offer a great kaya...
Ashland
Kids can take a step back in time with this immersive historical experience understanding a life as a coal miner.
Dutch Springs
(38 Miles)
Bethlehem
Located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Dutch Springs is a little more adventure... A little more extreme... above and below The surface!
Palmerton
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 and 35% green runs, plus tubing, terrain park and air bag.
Amped Up
(39 Miles)
White Marsh
General admission events that include open game time, teen activities, family game show nights, Ravens games and sports broadcasts and plenty more, but time a visit for an event if you can, they're worth it! heir facility features a technology-driven...
Jim Thorpe
Pocono Whitewater offers mild to wild rafting and kayaking trips, family trips, scenic relaxed rail– trail biking, and hiking excursions to suit everyone’s needs. Skirmish USA features adrenaline-filled paintball action on 50 playing fields amid ...
Broomall
An Educational Indoor Soft Playground for ages 1 to 11!
Wilmington
Encounter life-sized dinosaurs, look beneath the seas, experience an African watering hole, come face-to-face with a jaguar, marvel at the diversity of birds and shells from around the world... These and many other discoveries await you at the Delawa...
Nottingham
Free tour behind the scenes of the famous snack factory, multi media elements, excitable guides and free tasters keep kids interested.
Media
Take a hayride through the lush fields and orchards; climb aboard the “The Playland Express” train; ride a real pony; visit with the farm animals, catch a big fish in Orchard Lake and play til you drop in the Playland Playground. Plus a thoroughl...
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...
Hazle
Skiing and snowboarding for beginners and experts, with lift serviced snow tubing hill and two terrain training parks.
Warrington
Bowling, Go Carts, Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Rock Climbing, Frog Hopper, Space Train, Slime Buckets Dozens of Arcade Games, Great Food and One of the Largest Soft Play Areas in Pennsylvania.

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

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Jumpers Fun Zone

(35 Miles) Indoor Play in Newtown Square

2

Happy Tymes Family Fun Center

(42 Miles) Theme Parks in Warrington

3

Dutch Wonderland

(26 Miles) Theme Parks in Lancaster

4

Lets Pretend

(43 Miles) Indoor Play in Middletown

5

Jungle Wonder

(23 Miles) Indoor Play in Limerick

6

The Crayola Factory

(45 Miles) Tours in Easton

7

The Oasis Family Fun Center

(37 Miles) Kids Fun in Glen Mills

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Fun Spot

(50 Miles) Indoor Play in Philadelphia

9

Bouncetown

(32 Miles) Indoor Play in East Norriton

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Hershey Park

(37 Miles) Theme Parks in Lancaster

Fun places to visit in Reading 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