Springtime break is not only a rite of passage for college students but the perfect time for families, couples and even solo travelers to experience a new adventure. Traveling doesn’t always mean visiting some faraway land that costs tons of money to visit. There are many opportunities to have an incredible adventure not too far from home and it won’t break the budget. We’ve comprised a list of some of the best destinations not too far from Philadelphia.
27 W. Chocolate Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033
Hershey Resorts is a chocolate lovers dream and the perfect place to spend spring break for the whole family. Hershey is less than 2 hours from Philadelphia making it one of the most convenient getaway destinations for you and your family. Hershey Park offers two big spring packages the weekends of April 2-3 and 9-10, 2016. Enjoy a preview of the summer events with live entertainment, coasters, and rides. Also, enjoy the “Hershey’s Characters” and the “ZooAmerica” during your stay. There is something for everyone at any age in Hershey.
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101 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Colonial Williamsburg is the perfect destination for a family vacation. The historical park will keep the kids learning even while on spring break. They will have a blast learning about the birth of a nation through interactive exhibits and tours. It doesn’t have to be just about history, Busch Gardens Amusement Park is just a hop skip and a jump away from Colonial Williamsburg. Virginia beach has a lot to offer with nearby boardwalks and beaches the whole family can enjoy.
Morey’s Piers, New Jersey
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks in New Jersey has 100 rides and attractions the whole family will surely enjoy. There are three amusement piers as well as two beachfront water parks at Morey’s Piers. The piers are filled with fun-filled rides for any age, as well as shops, arcades and tons of boardwalk food. There are plenty of retro hotels to stay at in Wildwood and there are also Airstreams and trailers available for rent during spring break.
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Maybe spring break means time away from work or college with no kids in tow. Fallingwater is a great getaway for architect enthusiasts. The country’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright is the designer of the Pennsylvania residence built for the Kaufmann family. The home is on the list of National Historic Landmarks. The trip to Mill Run, PA is an hour by plane or 5 hours by car from Philadelphia. Make it one of the stops on your exploration of Western Pennsylvania during spring break.
Great Wolf Lodge Poconos
1 Great Wolf Drive
Scotrun, PA 18355
If you are looking for something fun to do with your little ones, then Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos is your best bet. It has close to 80,000 square feet of indoor water park activities. The park is open to overnight guests year-round and it’s the perfect way to celebrate spring with the whole family. The choices for fun are endless with slides, pools rides and lazy rivers to enjoy. Admission is offered in a variety of packages making your stay the most economical for your needs.
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