Things to Do in Pennsylvania
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Kids will love putt-putting on an adventurous course just their size. But little ones will be especially thrilled over the train that will take...
Constructed in 1870, the "Mon" is the oldest funicular in the U.S. The three-minute journey takes riders to Mount Washington, where kids can enjoy a panoramic view of Pittsburgh and look down a steep drop....
Visiting the National Aviary is a rare treat for bird-loving kids, with many opportunities for hand-to-beak contact with more than 200 species of free-flying birds housed there....
This insect museum (read "bug zoo") is definitely on the creepy crawly side. Kids can play on a man-made spider web, watch a working beehive (safely behind glass), check...
Science & Nature Museum
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, famous for its front steps (from the movie "Rocky"), features an abundance of family and children's activities. Sunday Family Programs, for example, offer kid-friendly...
If you're traveling without a car, the Trolley Works is a great way to get around. Or, if you're traveling with a baby and just need a break for tired...
Parents will marvel at the thousands of plant varieties, but kids will appreciate pushing buttons to make the fountains spray different ways, walking across the bridge in the Japanese garden and watching the fish....
This pint-size museum appeals to children 7 and younger with interactive and hands-on (of course!) exploration and activities. Kids can slide down the rabbit hole to check out...
Live Music Venue
What makes PNC Park the perfect baseball stadium for families? For starters, the well-designed stadium (one of the smallest in the majors) doesn't have a bad seat anywhere—you get a great view of the game and a great view of downtown....
The most popular exhibit here is the Silver Clouds, featuring metallic, pillow-shaped balloons that float around the room. Every kid interacts with the clouds differently—some lie on the floor and watch them hover above; most give them a nudge....