We have your guide to family fun in NEPA! From kids to parents, everyone will have a blast at these 10 local attractions.
1. Woodloch Resort
Woodloch Resort was voted America’s #1 family resort by USA Today. Guests can enjoy four seasons of fun at this getaway on spring-fed Lake Teedyuskung. The resort hosts dozens of family-friendly activities daily.
2. Lakeland Orchard & Cidery
Scott Twp., PA
This u-pick farm is home to flower fields featuring 16 sunflower varieties and colorful zinnias. Kids will love the farm animals, rides, games and treats. And for the adults, Lakeland offers live music, hard cider, axe throwing and more.
4. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The RailRiders are NEPA’s own Minor League affiliate for the New York Yankees. Come to PNC Field to catch future superstars on their way to the big leagues. Home games often feature unique, family-friendly promotions.
5. Bloomsburg Children’s Museum
Science, history and the arts come alive for all ages at the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum. They boast over 50 interactive exhibits, games and activities. Don’t miss the most popular attraction—Molly the Turtle.
6. Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den
Conveniently located within the Marketplace at Steamtown, the Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den features 20,000 square feet of fully immersive exhibits. Interactive touch tanks give guests an up-close look at starfish, horseshoe crabs and urchins.
7. Sky Zone
Sky Zone is an indoor trampoline park with high-flying fun activities and programs for all ages. Challenge your friends to a game of ultimate dodgeball, or throw it down from high above the rim at the basketball hoops.
8. Electric City Trolley Station and Museum
Nationwide use of electric trolleys began right here in Scranton. You’ll learn all about local trolley history with a 10-mile guided tour that runs from downtown Scranton to PNC Field. Along the way, you’ll roll through the longest active trolley tunnel in the US.
9. Whitewater Rafting Adventures
Guides will help you take on Class II and III rapids on the Lehigh River. Whitewater Rafting Adventures offers activities on dry land too. Ride the zipline 900 feet from the mountain to the valley floor. Or play paintball with 10 fields and over 40 acres of mountain terrain.
10. Knoebels Amusement Resort
Knoebels is the largest free-admission amusement park in the US. This family-owned park was ranked #2 on Travel Channel’s Top 10 Amusement Parks and chosen 18 times as the World’s Best Park Food.