From the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Gettysburg National Military Park to Presque Isle Bay and Phipps Conservatory, Pennsylvania is home to family-friendly attractions, beautiful parks, and fascinating history. If you’re planning your vacation, don’t let the list of things to do in Pennsylvania (near Pitssburgh) overwhelm you. We’ve outlined some of our favorite destinations to visit, things to do, and the perfect place to stay.
Whether you’re bringing your own tent or RV or looking to rent a cabin or yurt, you’ll find that Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest the perfect place to stay! Be sure to request a free copy of our Itinerary for a thoughtful list of things to do during your visit.
3 of the Best Things to Do in Pennsylvania for the Whole Family
1. Enjoy the Beauty of Presque Isle State Park
Slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the beauty of nature. If you and your family prefer to spend your time outdoors, then Presque Isle State Park should be on your list of places to visit in Pennsylvania. This 3,200-acre sandy peninsula that arches into Lake Erie is the only “seashore” in the state. Here, you can enjoy everything from boating and swimming to fishing and picnicking.
2. Engage in Exciting Activities in Pittsburgh
Sports lovers flock to Pittsburgh for a wide variety of events! In addition to football, hockey, and baseball, you’ll also find wonderful cultural centers, gorgeous parks, and beautiful views. We recommend visiting the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Mount Washington, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the Duquesne Incline.
3. Spend Quality Time with Your Family at Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest
If you’re looking for the ultimate family-friendly fun, then staying at Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest is definitely one of the best things to do in Pennsylvania. Get settled into your campsite, cabin, or yurt, and get ready for the time of your lives! You will find a wide range of family activities offered right here at the campground. Every weekend even has its own theme! You can also expect daily visits and photo ops with Yogi Bear™ or Boo Boo™.