Things to Do in Pennsylvania
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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....
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....
America's most famous flag-maker lived near Independence Hall, and a visit to her home makes the history come alive. Kids of all ages will be fascinated to see things...
This world-class aquarium is mind-blowing. Where else can you get within snapping distance of crocodiles, touch a shark, feed sea turtles, and watch hippos bob for lettuce? The...
Kennywood is a dream come true for roller-coaster fans, combining the classic feel of older coasters (one has been around since 1921) with thrilling new rides like the Phantom's Revenge (which features a 230-foot drop and speeds up to 85 miles per hour)....
Got a curious kid? Don't skip this museum. Here kids launch rockets, check out creepy insects, and play musical instruments made of PVC, learning all the while. ...
Science & Nature Museum
The excitement starts when you walk through the big castle faÃ§ade into Dutch Wonderland. With about 30 rides, this meandering, shady park isn't overwhelmingly large, but there's plenty of fun...
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...
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....
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....