The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with your family and take time to enjoy the festivities with your kids. In Philly, there are so many family-friendly activities it is hard to choose! After visiting these destinations you are sure to leave with a touch of holiday spirit.
Pennsylvania, the Keystone State, got its nickname for being in the middle of the original 13 colonies, thus holding the colonies together like a keystone. Today, Pennsylvania is the keystone of family vacations and is our “go to” vacation spot.
Philadelphia is packed with fun, educational, interesting, and memorable things for families to do no matter what time of the year you decide to visit. Between the historic sights, the restaurants, the shopping and the outdoor entertainment and art, activities such as the zoo, the many museums, and the aquarium right across the river,...
Free Philadelphia activities abound in this historic gem of a city, and many of them are wonderfully enriching experiences with the opportunity to learn a little something about the many sights this area has to offer.
On many family trips we have scouted out places where her thirst for more insect and spider knowledge can be quenched. Along the way our other two children, as well as us phobic parents have learned much about the subject.
The ultimate payoff for this trip was answering my nephews' questions about the Revolutionary War and the reasons why things unfolded as they did, discussing whether King George in England was fair in his expectation of colonists, and posing the question of which side they would be on. They now knew enough and had seen...
The city of Philadelphia offers up plenty of great places to visit, discover, learn, be entertained, and make memories. Here are our recommendations for the Top 10 things for families to do in Philadelphia, along with super tips on spots to dine, stay, and day trip.