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Reviews From the Road: Find a Day Trip or Vacation Idea

December 1, 2020


Everyone loves an adventure and kids really like to explore new places, so I wanted to give all of you easy access to an archive of our Review From The Road features over the past few years. Check out the great places we have visited below, and if you have a question or would like more details about any of them, feel free to send me an email at alisonw@macaronikid.com or message our page on Facebook

For more great ideas on Kid Travel, including places to visit, travel apps for kids, road trip games, and more, visit our Pinterest page. You can also search more than 500 editions of Macaroni Kid across the country by going to national.macaronikid.com and choosing your destination. 

Finally, if you want to stay closer to home here in PA, check out www.VisitPA.com


Day Trip Reviews (family attractions within a short drive of Lebanon County)

Eat, Play, and Learn in Hershey and Harrisburg, Pa. 

Wicked the Musical, New York City 

Crayola Factory, Easton, Pa. 

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Lancaster County, Pa. 

Strasburg Rail Road, Strasburg, Pa. 

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Lancaster, Pa. 

Adventure Aquarium, Camden, N.J. 

Reading Phillies, Reading, Pa. 

Maryland Science Center, Baltimore Inner Harbor 

Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards 

Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pa. 

Check out West Chester Macaroni Kid's list of museums, factories, and tours around Central PA, too!


Weekend Getaways 

Fall Family Fun in the Finger Lakes 

Family Weekend in Washington, D.C. 

Finger Lakes, N.Y. (Seneca Lake and Ithaca areas) 

Girls' Weekend Getaway, Washington, D.C. 

Kalahari Resorts, Pocono Manor, Pa. 

Destiny USA, Central New York 

Niagara Falls, N.Y. 

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y. 

Lewes and Rehoboth beaches in Delaware 

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 

Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Doubletree Center City, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Winter Holiday Sights, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg, Va. 

Storybook Land, Egg Harbor Township, N.J. 



Vacation Destinations 

Cape Cod Girls' Weekend, Mass.

Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

San Diego Zoo 

Knott's Soak City, Calif.

Lake Placid, N.Y. 

SeaWorld Orlando 

Legoland Florida