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Pennsylvania for Kids
Pennsylvania attractions for kids take the family back in time to where history was made, to a more simple life with horse and buggy as the preferred method of transportation or to modern day fun with roller coasters that move you more than 60 miles per hour. Have you visited attractions in Pennsylvania for kids? Rate your visit.

Attractions in Pennsylvania for Kids:

  • Amish Country
    No visit to Pennsylvania is complete without a visit to Amish country. Families can take in a horse and buggy ride, eat shoofly pie, visit a one-room school house and so much more.

  • Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
    What isn't there to do at this farm with 50 activities? Explore the corn maze, ride the pedal kart tracks and visit the hatchery to watch baby chicks get their first look at the world. Located in Ronks.

  • The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
    Touch everything! It's okay to get into the action at this children's museum, which features a garage workshop, water play area and rotating exhibits.

  • The Crayola Factory
    See how crayons are made and let the kids explore their creativity with hands-on exhibits. Located in Easton.

  • Hershey Park
    A hub of family-friendly activities in one location. Visit the amusement park, zoo, chocolate world and interactive museum in Hershey.

  • Independence Hall
    In Philadelphia, a lesson in government awaits as you tour the inside of Independence Hall. You never know what you'll see outside of Independence Hall. Actors in costume take to the streets to recreate conversations from the 1700s and Colonial-era musicians come marching by playing their instruments.

  • The Liberty Bell
    In the heart of Philadelphia, kids will enjoy seeing a part of history. Interactive exhibits and a History Channel film tell the tale of the Liberty Bell's crack.

  • Monongahela Incline
    Built in 1870, the oldest and steepest incline in the U.S. is 635-feet long and goes up almost 370 feet. Located in Pittsburgh.

  • Philadelphia Zoo
    Known as America's first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo has more than 1,300 animals living on 40+ acres. Prepare for a long walk to see everything at this zoo.

  • Strasburg Railroad
    Catch the train in Lancaster to ride the oldest short-line railroad. Restored passenger cars, lunch and dinner on-board and a mini version of the coal-burning steam train are a few of the activities to enjoy with your family.
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