Weekend Trip Ideas

Looking to get away during a short school break?  Want to have a ton of family fun within a few hour drive?  Pick a city from the list below and select some corresponding places to take the kids.


Hersheypark Boardwalk


  • Family Fun – Whitacker Center, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Autobahn Indoor Speedway (height requirement)



  • Hotel – Double Tree with Indoor Water park
  • Family Fun – Dutch Wonderland (seasonal), Hands on House, Turkey Hill Experience, Lancaster Science Factory, Spooky Nook Sports



  • Family Fun – Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, Please Touch Museum, Adventure Aquarium, Philadelphia Zoo
Kalahari Resort, Pocono Mountains



  • Resort Hotels (all have indoor water parks) – Great Wolf Lodge, Camelback Lodge, Kalahari Resort
  • Family Fun – Camelback Mountain Adventures



  • Resort Hotel – Hershey Lodge
  • Family Fun – Hersheypark (seasonal), Chocolate World, Zoo America, Hershey Story



  • Family Fun – Kennywood (seasonal), Idlewild (seasonal), Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, National Aviary



Dutch Wonderland
  • Family Fun – National Aquarium, Port Discovery, Maryland Science Center, The Maryland Zoo


Washington, D.C.

  • Family Fun – Museum of Natural History, Air and Space Museum, Yards Park (seasonal), National Building Museum, National Zoo
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