Discover outdoor activities for kids and the whole family in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. From skiing and tubing in the winter to zoos, farms and environmental centers that you can visit almost anytime, there’s no end to the ways you can get outside and get into some fun. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes, soak up the sun or pick the perfect pumpkin, check out our list to find the top outdoor activities near you all year round.


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Bear Creek Mountain Resort
101 Doe Mountain Ln, Macungie, PA 18062
Located within an hour of Philadelphia, the resort offers a destination without the drive. 3 terrain parks, a 116 room hotel with on site spa and restuarants. 23 slopes, 100% snowmakiing, […]
Big Boulder
357 Big Boulder Dr, Lake Harmony, PA 18624
Supreme skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing withing an hour of Philadelphia. Guests can enjoy Big Boulder and Jack Frost with the same lift ticket. JF has 20 trails(4 easier, 6 more diffi […]
Blue Knob
1424 Overland Pass Claysburg, Pennsylvania 16625
Blue Knob is the highest skiable mtn with the most challenging slopes in PA. In addition to downhill skiing, they offer snow tubing and groomed Nordic skiing. 34 trails, 20% beginner, 35% […]
Blue Mountain Resort
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071
Located 90 minutes from Philadelphia, Blue Mountain boasts the most varied terrain and some of the longest runs in in PA. 40 trails and 16 lifts. Snowtubing with 34 lanes and 3 lifts. Gr […]
Camelback Mountain
301 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372
Ski and board at Camelback Mountain, one of the top family friendly ski resorts in PA. Located just 90 minutes from NYC, makes Camelback one of the best ski resorts near NYC for an easy day […]
Elk Mountain
344 Elk Mountain Road, Union Dale, Pa, 18470
Skip the crowds in the Poconos and journey north to Elk Mountain located in the Endless Mountains. Voted best overall mountain in the Mid Atlantic region. 180 Skiable acres and 27 trails. […]
Hidden Valley
1 Craighead Drive, Somerset PA, 15501
Hidden Valley Resort, located in Hidden Valley, PA. 26 slopes and trails, 2 terrain parks and 110 skiable acres. Snow tubing also available.Check Web Site for Pricing and Hours of Operations.
Jack Frost Mountain
434 Jack Frost Mountain Road, White Haven PA, 18661
Located about an hour from Philadelphia, guests are able to enjoy Big Boulder and Jack Frost with the same ticket. 20 trails, 12 lifts open for skiing from 8:30-4. Check Web Site for Prici […]
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
8601 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Lauren Mountain
374 Summit Ski Road, Boswell, PA, 15531
Nestled in Laurel Mountain State Park, Laurel Mountain Ski Resort is an iconic and revered skiers’ mountain located in Ligonier, PA. Not only does Laurel Mountain boast the highest vertical […]
Liberty Mountain
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA, 17320
Liberty Mountain Resort is a resort located in southern Pennsylvania. During the winter months the resort offers skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. The onsite hotel and lodge is open ye […]
Montage Mountain
1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton PA, 18507
Located just minutes from downtown Scranton and 2 hours from Philadelphia area, Montage Mountain boasts some of the best expert slopes in PA. Coverin 140 skiable acres, 26 trail and full-m […]
Mount Pleasant of Edinboro
14510 Mt. Pleasant Road, Cambridge Springs, PA, 16403
Mount Pleasant of Edinboro is a small ski resort nestled in the "ski country" snowbelt region of northwestern Pennsylvania, USA, near Edinboro, in Erie County. It offers an array of challen […]
Mystic Mountain
1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington, PA, 15437
Mystic Mountain is a fun ski area designed for families. With a 300-foot vertical drop, Mystic Mountain provides the excitement of skiing without the intimidation that steep mountain destin […]
Pocono Mountains
Poconos, PA, USA
With 2,400 square miles encompassing northeast Pennsylvania's Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beauti […]
Radnor Township Parks & Recreation - Radnor Mem...
61 Matsonford Rd, Wayne, PA, 19087
7 acre park, multi purpose athletic field, fitness walking path, comfort station and benches