Things to do in Scranton with kids

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Scranton
Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.
Scranton
The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.
Scranton
Montage is back! This Northeast PA family friendly ski resort features 26 trails, 7 lifts, and 10 lanes of snowtubing! Check out the newly remodeled lodge and bar and grille in December 2013.
Scranton
Montage Mountain Waterpark has something for the whole family to enjoy. The waterpark features a giant wavepool, a 1/4 mile long lazy river, and numerous rides and slides!
Lake Ariel
Get CLOSE to the Animals at the "Zoo-in-the-Woods!" Upon entering the park you will receive a schedule sheet telling the times of all animal shows, Dino Digs, and giraffe and parrot feedings.
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.
Union Dale
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 6 green runs, 10 blue and 2 terrain parks.
Lake Harmony
Indoor Family Waterpark features attractions for all ages, including the KOMODO DRAGON - Pennsylvania's 1st Indoor Flow Rider. Daredevils will want to try the VIPER, PIRANHA and AMAZON BLAST
Hawley
Costa's Family Fun Park offers something for everyone. From Go Karts to Water slides, Miniature Golf , Bumper Boats, Batting Cages and Laser Tag, families can play for hours together. Don't forget to save room kid favorites at the snack bar and han...
Tannersville
Over 30 Waterslides along the natural terrain of the Camelback Mountain!
Tannersville
Skiing and snowboarding with play lessons from 3 and proper ones from 6. 39% green runs, terrain park, snow tubing and air bag.
East Stroudsburg
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 and 17% green runs, plus terrain park with half pipe and weekend tubing hill.
Beach Lake
Carousel Water and Fun Park is a family amusement park offering water slides, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, kiddie kars, a game room and lots more.
Benton
Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. A classic family hike with a fairytale edge!
Bartonsville
A creative and inspirational pottery painting experience for the kids!
Ski Big Bear
(34 Miles)
Lackawaxen
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 3 green runs and another 5 blue, plus lift serviced tubing and an expert terrain park.
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 ...
Stroudsburg
Skiing and snowboarding across several peaks with lessons from age 4, snow tubing with vertical drop. Additional snow sports include snowshoeing, tobogganing, dogsledding and horseback riding.
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...
Stroudsburg
Unique Boutique offers a free story time with snack and fun for all ages. Giving the community a great place to meet and learn new and exciting things. Sing along and story time .. the fun starts at 4:30 every wednesday!
Stroudsburg
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years and 25% green runs, plus lift serviced snow tubing and 2 terrain training parks.
Elysburg
Excellent wooden roller coasters and adrenaline-inducing rides, but also tons of kiddie rides too. The steam-powered Pioneer mini-train ride through 1.5 miles of Pennsylvania forest (and which weaves under the roller coasters and waterslides) is one ...
Hazle
Skiing and snowboarding for beginners and experts, with lift serviced snow tubing hill and two terrain training parks.
Palmerton
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 and 35% green runs, plus tubing, terrain park and air bag.
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!
Milford
Multi level state of the art play structure with ball cannons and fountains, trampolines, rock wall, laser tag, arcade and more. Plus a Discovery High Ropes course running above the lot!
Mount Bethel
Family friendly farm fun!
The Discovery Centre
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(48 Miles)
Binghamton
Over 22 thousand feet of playspace featuring 30 play and learn interactive exhibits from painting and performing to dentist's surgery, ambulance and emergency room, giant bubble and story garden.
Binghamton
Offers a conservationist zoological experience with naturalistic enclosures containing a wide range of animals, reptiles and birds; plus educational activity stations.
Stillwater Township
With a series of short trails ideal for young children featuring duck ponds and bird blinds, also suitable for walking, biking, roller blading and skate boarding. A playground and open playing fields are located near the picnic area.
Bloomsburg
Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special programming.
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, ...
Hampton Township
NJ's Premier Lakefront RV Park. Enjoy waterskiing,fishing,swimming, kayaking, canoeing and the great outdoors at New Jersey's best kept secret, Lake Paulinskill. A private lake community offering big lots, private boat launch, clean bathrooms, open s...
Chucksters
(51 Miles)
Vestal
Features include mini golf featuring the world's longest hole; bungee jumpster ride; climbing wall; water combat game; aeroball and batting cages.
Skate Estate
(51 Miles)
Vestal
Rollerskating, miniature golf, waterpark with slides, laser tag and arcade.
Jumping Jungle
(51 Miles)
Vestal
Offers a selection of varying inflatables from obstacle courses, slides and mazes to classic bounce houses and character specials.
Forksville
Provides outstanding views, especially during fall foliage, plus a dam for swimming in, and hunting, fishing and boating opportunities.
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.
Dutch Springs
(53 Miles)
Bethlehem
Located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Dutch Springs is a little more adventure... A little more extreme... above and below The surface!
Ferndale
About the Sullivan County Visitors Association: The SCVA is a membership organization established in 1997 to promote the Sullivan County Catskills as a tourism destination.
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 and the latest Crayola products are highlighted.
North Easton
Fishing, canoeing, trails...even ice-skating are waiting for kids to enjoy at this historically significant park in beautiful Massachusetts.
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...
Ashland
Kids can take a step back in time with this immersive historical experience understanding a life as a coal miner.
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.
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
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.
All Play
(58 Miles)
Hackettstown
A fun, bright and colorful play area for kids up to 12 years old in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
Hackettstown
Indoor Sports for All Ages Crawlers through Adult!
Franklin
The museum has over 4,000 mineral specimens on display in the local room including those that are on display in the 33 foot long fluorescent display in the fluorescent room. The museum\'s fluorescent display has a dazzling array of the world\'s most...

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Claws n Paws Animal Park

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Climb a Lot Clubhouse

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Split Rock Water Park

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Poke-A-Nose Pottery Bartonsville

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Have A Hoot Family Fun Center

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Apple Blossom Village

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Knoebels Amusement Park

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Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour

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Costas Family Fun Park

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Children's Museum

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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