Family Fun in PA  Things to see and Do In Pennsylvania

Hershey's Chocolate World Hershey

Hershey's Chocolate World   Hershey, Dauphin County

Hershey's Chocolate World is such a fun place to visit, any time of year! Take the Great American Chocolate Tour Ride to learn all about cocoa beans are turned into Hershey's chocolate products. The ride has been updated in 2016, featuring new singing cows, new theme song, new special effects and more.

Conneaut Lake Park May-Sep Crawford County

Conneaut Lake Park    Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend    Conneaut Lake, Crawford County

First things, first, thanks Cheri for divulging the name of your family vacation spot. It has everything. . lake, sandy beach, amusement rides, boating, fishing, activities for kids, rentals and more. Honestly, looking at the site is like looking at the set of "Dirty Dancing". Hmm, didn't see dance lessons. . Anyway, Conneaut Lake is no secret to those on the left side of ol PA, but east coasters. . .listen up!

Lakemont Park Altoona

Lakemont Park   Altoona, Blair County

Haven't been to this one, but it is on the list! Tons of deals throughout the season. . and it is super reasonably priced! An all day ride and slide pass is $10.95. Are they kidding? Where do I sign up?

Waldameer & Water World May-Sept Erie

Waldameer & Water World   May-September   Erie, Erie County

Waldameer and Water World is a clean, safe family amusement park located at the Northwest corner of our fair state of Pennsylvania. Affordably priced with all the amenities: amusement rides, waterslides, live shows, midway games & arcade, refreshment stands, gift shops, and numerous picnic pavilions all surrounded by gorgeous landscaping and FREE Parking!

Dorney Park & WildWater Kingdom Allentown

Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom   May-September   Allentown, Lehigh County

My family LOVES Dorney Park... It is a major amusement park with great thrill rides, not to mention a great water park! The Amusement park is as you would expect . . an amusement park, carousel, ferris wheel, giant swings, crazy rollercoasters, kiddie rides, etc.

Hersheypark Hershey

Hersheypark                 Hershey, Lancaster County

This park is so great. My kids have enjoyed the park at every stage of their lives, from toddler to teen! It's big, but manageable. Clean. And SO much fun. There are rides for EVERYONE, from Mild to Wild. A waterpark (The Boardwalk). Live shows, strolling entertainment, games, characters.... And be sure to stop in to Chocolate World!

Idlewild & SoakZone Ligonier

Idlewild & SoakZone   Ligonier, Westmoreland County

Voted Best Kid's Park in THE WORLD 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 by Amusement Today, Idlewild is such a great family-friendly park. I have been going there since I was a child. The park is clean, beautiful, features great amusement rides, Story Book Land and Mister Rogers World of Make Believe for the little ones, tons of water fun at SoakZone, and everything at a reasonable price!

Kennywood Park West Mifflin, Allegheny County

Kennywood Park     West Mifflin, Allegheny County

As someone who grew up in Western PA, Kennywood has a special place in my heart. This is where I rode my first roller coaster (the Jack Rabbit) and made tons of memories over the years with my family and my friends. America’s Favorite Traditional Amusement Park since 1898, Kennywood continues to delight each and every guest with 31 major rides.