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Things to Do with Kids in the Lehigh Valley 

When your youngsters are antsy and begging for an adventure, a trip to Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley is the perfect remedy. There are plenty of things to do with kids in the Lehigh Valley, from outdoor recreation to indoor fun. Hop in the car to discover all that this scenic area has to offer. We promise your children will make lasting memories! 

Of course, our suggestions are just the beginning. For a full list of kid-friendly activities nearby, access our blog. With recommendations for restaurants, museums, shopping, and more, it’s the No. 1 resource for planning an epic family getaway. 

Top Things to Do with Kids in the Lehigh Valley 

Please note that some of the experiences listed below may have COVID-19 restrictions. Be sure to check each website prior to your visit. 

1. Crayola Experience | Easton, PA 

Let your child’s imagination run wild at Crayola Experience! This is one of the most popular places for school field trips in the tri-state area, and for good reason – there are activities for kids of all ages. Spend hours exploring the Activity Studio, Color Playground, Water Works, and more. You can even name your own crayon! Plus, adults will enjoy learning all about Crayola’s fascinating history. 

Distance from Lafayette Inn: 1 mile 

2. Dorney Park I Allentown, PA

Only at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom will you find the most exciting and thrilling things to do in Allentown, PA, with over 60 world-class rides, one of the northeast’s largest waterparkslive entertainment, thrills for the little ones at Planet Snoopy, and amusement park favorite foods including a build-your-own funnel cake bar. Family-friendly special events will keep you coming back for new ways to play all season long.

Distance from Lafayette Inn: 25 miles

3. Lehigh Valley Zoo | Schnecksville, PA 

If you have an animal lover in your group, you’ll want to add the Lehigh Valley Zoo to your vacation itinerary. This accredited educational facility is home to everything from kangaroos and turtles to camels and zebras. Kids can admire the animals on exhibit and learn about conservation from the zoo’s friendly, knowledgeable staff. Be sure to check out their annual events, too! 

Distance from Lafayette Inn: 29 miles 

Come Home to the Lafayette Inn 

When it comes to finding lodging for weekend family getaways in PA, look no further than the Lafayette Inn. Our historic and charming hotel welcomes children of all ages. We simply ask that parents be mindful of our antiques and other guests that are seeking peace and quiet. 

Our luxurious rooms and suites offer plenty of space for your group to spread out. Rooms 11 and 21 are perfect for families and feature a daybed. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, beautiful outdoor spaces, and a full, delicious breakfast each morning of your stay. Simply book your room and leave the rest to us!  

Don’t forget to check out our blog for even more family things to do! We look forward to hosting you soon at the Lafayette Inn.