Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park
Erie's new Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort turns a dreary winter day into a warm tropical paradise. Get the scoop on the water attractions, accommodations, prices, and directions.
Daffin's Candies - Factory Tour
Learn how candies are made and enjoy a free sample at the factory in Farrell, Pennsylvania, or visit the huge retail outlet in Sharon - billed as the "world's largest candy store."
Drake Well Museum
Explore the birthplace of the oil industry with a fun tour of the Drake Well Museum and its grounds. Push buttons and machinery cutaways make it fun for kids to learn how oil wells are drilled and operated. Also offers picnic areas and a gift shop where you can buy your own souvenir crude oil.
Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Located on 15 acres in the City of Erie, Pennsylvania, the Erie Zoo features extensive animal and plant collections from the far corners of the globe – and some from a little closer to home.
expERIEnce Children's Museum
Explore over 55 "hands on" exhibits and activities including Bedrock Cave, Little House Under Construction, and Rookie Reporter Newsroom. This kid oriented museum is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Firefighter's Historical Museum
If your kids are fascinated by fires and firefighters, then don't miss this museum at the #4 Erie Firehouse. More than 2,000 fire-fighting artifacts are on display, plus the museum has a working fire alarm system were visitors can turn on a fire alarm, hose carts, ladder wagon, and a hand pulled 1830 pumper that was used in Erie.
Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad
A fun 2 1/2 hour ride on restored 1930's passenger train cars is a relaxing way to learn about Pennsylvania's oil industry. One of the railroad cars is even a working post office!
Waldameer Park & Water World
Find hours, directions, and upcoming events for this Erie, PA, family-fun complex, which combines a beautiful amusement park with one of the biggest water parks in the country.
Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm
Kids get a kick out of the herd of live bison (buffalo) while learning about their history at this Edinboro farm in northeast Pennsylvania. Open year-round, including the Buffalo Grill restaurant.