Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA

The Turkey Hill Experience is a huge 26,000 square foot building that is filled with nine interactive exhibit areas that allow visitors both young and old to learn more about dairy culture, the story of Turkey Hill Dairy, and how the company's top-selling ice cream and iced tea flavors are selected and created! When in the Experience you can experience what it's like to be a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker for a day, including the opportunity to develop your own ice cream flavor, container and commercial! They even feature a "dairy cam" that allowed  us to look inside the factory during real time … [Read more...]

Hershey Adventure – Hershey, PA

Adventure Sports in Hershey is a family owned and operated business that opened in 1990. What started as just a mini golf course has turned into s much more! At Hershey Adventure you can enjoy family fun with go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, outdoor laser tag, bumper boats, arcade, ice cream and snacks! Open from early spring until late fall, this family entertainment center in the heart of Central PA provides fun for all ages.  Located on ten acres of beautiful countryside, the flowers, waterfalls, and covered decks offer a respite from work and school. Go-Karts: If you have a need for speed … [Read more...]

Please Touch Museum – Philadelphia, PA

Since 1976, the Please Touch Museum has been the Children's Museum of Philadelphia. The museum was the very first in the nation whose target audience was families with children seven and younger. Over the years they have grown into one of the very best children's museums in the nation and have become experts in play! Please Touch Museum is home to two floors of interactive exhibit zones designed to encourage learning through play. We let the kids choose which exhibit we went to and how long we stayed in each and really had a blast! My kids favorite areas included: Rainforest Rhythm- This noise filled … [Read more...]

Residence Inn – Langhorne, PA

Disclosure: Our stay was compliments of Residence Inn! One of our summer must do's this year was Sesame Place. It is about two hours from our house so we decided to save our sanity it would be best to stay at a hotel the night after we visited the park. Driving two hours there, playing for ten hours and then driving two hours home just didn't sound very fun. I read quite a few reviews of hotels near Sesame Place and decided the Philadelphia/Langhorne Residence Inn by Marriott would work best for us. This high end, newly renovated hotel features spacious suites with separate areas for sleeping, living … [Read more...]

National Christmas Center – Lancaster, PA

Looking for a place to escape the heat and humidity? What better place to go than a place filled with Christmas? The National Christmas Center is a fairly large museum, dedicated to showcasing all things Christmas. It is nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country and  is open weekends in March and April and daily May through the New Year! Admission: Adults/Seniors - $12.00 Children (ages 3 to 12) - $5.00 Under 3 - free! We decided to visit the National Christmas Center in June and I am so glad we did. There was practically no one there so we were able to take our time and really look at … [Read more...]

Kreider Farms Farm Tour – Lancaster, PA

If you are looking for a fun and educational place to visit then I highly suggest you check out Kreider Farms! The Kreider Farms Farm Tour is a 90-minute dairy farm tour that offers you and your group an amazing view of the Kreider farm! This includes a  drive down the middle of a Titanic-sized loafing barn! You will also see the milking merry-go-round and get to taste some of the amazing milk Kreider cows produce! The entire tour is filled with facts and humor, and any age and group size is welcome! (However- please note that all tours are made by reservation only!) You start your tour at the … [Read more...]