Family Fun & Adventure

Family Fun & Adventure
Plan your next family adventure! From amusement parks to zoos, farms to historic places, you’ll find dozens of great family activities right here. Stay close to home and visit one of the many options right in the Philadelphia area. Or, turn it into a day trip or a family getaway and explore destinations just an hour or maybe a 2-3 hour drive away. Whether you want to experience the arts or bounce on a trampoline, there’s literally something for everyone and every family. Adventure – and lasting memories – await.

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iFLY indoor Skydiving
290 Goddard Blvd, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA
Experience the thrill of skydiving without having to jump from an airplane - no falling, no parachutes, just floating on a smooth cushion of air with a professional instructor right next to you.
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Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd, Abington Pa 19006
At Lorimer Park, you and your family can hike over 6 miles of multi-use trails though the 230-acre sanctuary in Lower Moreland Township. Most of the trail system is easily walkable, though […]
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Rolling Hill Park
1301 Rose Glen Rd, Gladwyne Pa 19035
This well manicured, 100+ acre park in Lower Merion Township offers miles of trails and (of course) rolling hills to explore on your family hike. Have a four-legged family member? There’s e […]
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Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second St. Annapolis MD
Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park educates visitors about the Annapolis area’s maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. It offers programs, exhibits and community events. Yo […]
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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
14th and C Streets, SW Washington, DC
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is a fascinating stop on a visit to Washington. D.C. The Burea's mission is to develop and produce United States currency notes, trusted worldwide. BEP’ […]
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Canal Park
200 M Street SE, Washington, DC
Canal Park is an all-season treasuer in the Washington D.C. area. Canal Park features three acres of seasonal markets, dancing fountains in the summer, one of the best skating rinks in the […]
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Chesapeake Children's Museum
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Children's Museum's mission is to create an environment of discovery about oneself, the peoples, the technologies, and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay area for all our children […]
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Ave and 7th St Washington, DC
The Hirshorn Museum and Scuplture Garden is a spectacular, aggressively modern cylindrical building by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill was completed in 1974 to house millionaire Joseph Hirshho […]
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International Spy Museum
800 F Street Washington, DC
The International Spy Museum is a fun museum experience for the whole family. Adopt a cover persona and memorize your alias’s vitals—age, provenance, travel plans and itinerary - you’ll be […]
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Mount Harmon Plantation
600 Mount Harmon Road Earlevill, MD
Mount Harmon Plantation is the northern most colonial-era Tidewater Plantation in the Chesapeake region. Mount Harmon prospered as a tobacco plantation, and was restored by a direct descend […]
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National Air and Space Museum
655 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC
The National Air and Space Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC has thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer and Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 […]
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National Building Museum
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW Washington, DC
The National Building Museum resides in the historic Pension Building, which contains one of the most awe-inspiring spaces in the nation’s capital. Inside, the soaring, expansive Great Hall […]
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National Gallery of Art
6th & Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC
The National Gallery of Art might seem more geared towards adults, but has plenty to fascinate children, too. The massive collection—think everything from Byzantine altarpieces to pop art i […]
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National Museum of African American History
1400 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened to the public on September 24, 2016, and is the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the only nati […]
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National Museum of American History
Constitution Avenue, NW Between 12th and 14th Streets Washington, D.C.
The National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian, is home to more than 1.8 million objects and more than three shelf-miles of archival collections. This extraordinary nation […]
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National Museum of Natural History
National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NWWashington, D.C. 20560
The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will amaze and delight visitors of all ages. From the spectacular Fossil Hall to the living Coral Reef and from the stunning hall of Geo […]
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National Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with Native peoples and their allies, fosters a richer shared human experience through a more informed understanding […]
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National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E. Washington, DC
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is perhaps a hidden gem amongst the other more popular museums. It is dedicated to the preservation, study and presentation of postal history and ph […]
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Pirate Adventures on The Chesapeake
311 Third St. Annapolis MD
Pirate Adventures on The Chesapeake is a family friendly pirate cruise in Annapolis, MD. Come aboard the pirate ship and get caught up in a real life adventure as the crew taps into the won […]
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Smithsonian Discovery Theater
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC
The Smithsonian Discovery Theater has been presenting D.C. -area children with live educational performances for more than 30 years. As a program of the Smithsonian Associates, Discovery Th […]