Fun Places to Visit in Pennsylvania With Kids

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The Keystone State has an enviable location in the Mid-Atlantic region. Many vacation spots in Pennsylvania are an easy drive from New York and Washington DC. Two mountain areas—the Poconos and Laurel Highlands—draw outdoor-loving families all year long. Top kid-friendly places to go in Pennsylvania include a major theme park with thrill coasters, a theme park for little kids, a historic grand hotel, and an indoor water park resort.