Road Trips

Road Trips and family getaways are not only a fun escape from the everyday, they create lasting memories with your kids. When you need to get away, there are plenty of cool cities to explore, nearby scenic counties and family-friendly hotels and resorts within a couple hours’ drive or less.

Many places listed have specific amenities for family fun, like pools, play areas, arcades and more! Most are also near other favorite family attractions like amusement parks, museums and places to explore. Get on the road to FUN!

Be sure to check with each destination before you go for the most updated hours and visiting guidelines. 

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Parks & Playgrounds Features
Rolling Hill Park
1301 Rose Glen Rd, Gladwyne Pa 19035 8.14 mi
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 […]
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd, Abington Pa 19006 11.09 mi
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 […]
iFLY indoor Skydiving
290 Goddard Blvd, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA 15.79 mi
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.
The Stourbridge Line
812 Main St Honesdale, Pa 18431 112.01 mi
Join Stourbridge Line for a 1.5 hour, 20 mile round-trip from Honesdale to Hawley. This is one of the best ways to take in the natural beauty of the Northern Pocono Mountains. Keep your eye […]
Mount Harmon Plantation
600 Mount Harmon Road Earlevill, MD 56.9 mi
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 […]
Hershey KOA
Hershey KOA
1980 Turnpike Rd., Elizabethtown, PA 17022 79.97 mi
The Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA is a family favorite campground located in Eastern Pennsylvania, just 20 minutes from Hershey “the Chocolate Town” and the thrills of the Hersheypark amusement […]
B&O Railroad Museum
901 West Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 90.68 mi
The B&O Railroad Museum brings the magic and adventure of railroading alive to visitors every day. This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore the most import […]
US Naval Museum
Preble Hall 118 Maryland Avenue Annapolis, MD 97.27 mi
The U.S. Naval Academy Museum is located in Preble Hall on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Museum offers two floors of exhibits about the development of the U.S. Navy, history of […]
US Naval Academy
121 Blake Rd Annapolis, MD 97.29 mi
The US Naval Academy is the undergraduate college of the United States naval service. The Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and […]
William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD 97.45 mi
William Paca was built in the 1760s by William Paca, one of Maryland’s four Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the state’s third Governor. This Georgian style mansion was carefu […]
Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second St. Annapolis MD 97.53 mi
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 […]
Pirate Adventures on The Chesapeake
311 Third St. Annapolis MD 97.55 mi
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 […]
The Banneker-Douglass Museum
84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 97.78 mi
Banneker-Douglass Museum is the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage. The Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African Ameri […]
Chesapeake Children's Museum
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD 98.69 mi
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 […]
National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 122.4 mi
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 […]
Hillwood Museum and Estate
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW Washington, DC 122.48 mi
The Hillwood Museum and Estate is Marjorie Merriweather Post’s estate and gardens, nestled in the hills of Northwest Washington, D.C. Hillwood welcomes visitors with its gracious hospitalit […]
National Building Museum
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW Washington, DC 122.85 mi
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 […]
United States Botanic Garden
100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 123.03 mi
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that maintains approximately 65,000 plants for exhibition, study, conservation and exchange with other institutions. Visit t […]
Canal Park
200 M Street SE, Washington, DC 123.08 mi
Canal Park is an all-season treasure 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 […]
International Spy Museum
800 F Street Washington, DC 123.11 mi
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 […]