One of the best weekend family getaways in PA, is Easton in Lehigh Valley. There are numerous family-friendly things to do in town to make your weekend getaway one to remember. Before you get your crew together, make sure to take a look at our complimentary Vacation Guide. We’ve crafted together a list of all of our favorite places to go to in Easton. This useful tool is handy when deciding on restaurants, attractions, and outdoor recreation in our area.
Weekend Family Getaways in PA: The Best Attractions
Bring your family to the charming town of Easton to create long-lasting memories with your loved ones. Lehigh Valley is perfect for any outdoorsman, thrillseeker, or history buff. Here are a few activities you should add to your Pennsylvania itinerary.
Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
Discover one of the best amusement parks in Pennsylvania when you visit Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, PA. Chase the thrill of riding roller coasters when you explore the amusement park section of the attraction or make a splash at the water park. You’re sure to have a fun day when you visit Dorney Park!
Let your imagination run wild when you visit the Crayola Experience in Easton. It’s only about a three-minute drive from our bed and breakfast, leaving you extra time and energy in your day for exploring and creating!
You can plan to spend three to four hours there because you have the option to explore nearly 30 different types of attractions within the Crayola Experience! The creative juices are sure to flow while making fun arts and crafts!
Plus, you can catch a glimpse of the Big Blue, a 1,500-pound blue crayon! Your family will be in awe after seeing the masterpiece made out of 123,000 donated blue crayons from around the globe!
The Delaware River Railroad Excursions
All aboard the Delaware River Railroad Excursions for an adventure no matter the season! Choose from The River Train, The Warren County Winery Train, The Mine Train, The Easter Bunny Train, The Polar Express, and more!
Riding the steam train in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, is a great way to see the gorgeous scenery along the Delaware River, and learn about the history of the area!
Connect with nature and discover the Poconos about an hour north of Easton. Hike the trails between breathtaking waterfalls, or go fishing in Lake Wallenpaupack. Then, find the different unique bird species of Pennsylvania by scoping out the Delaware Water Gap.
You can experience numerous winter sports and activities on the snowy mountains. Some things you can do include snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and dog sled tours. Between December and March, you can experience the Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours.
This is an adventure you can’t have just anywhere. There are so many memories to be made in the stunning Pocono Mountains!
Unwind in a Luxury Inn in Easton, PA
Relax after a day of exploring all of the best family-friendly activities around Lehigh Valley at The Lafayette Inn. Our bed and breakfast accommodations are the best places to recharge between the daily adventures of your family vacation.
Reserve Room #22 for a lovely accommodation that can sleep four people, making it perfect for families. Stay in this gorgeous floral room and relax in luxurious spa robes.
Then, start your day the next morning with a delicious breakfast in our dining room for energy to last you all day!
We can’t wait to see you. Check our availability and book your family vacation today!