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Daytrips from Philadelphia

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Daytrips from Philadelphia
The Jersey Shore beaches, a town made of chocolate, and the centre of home shopping are all within driving distance. Philly is close to it all!
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Ocean City Boardwalk
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Ocean City Boardwalk

With its quaint storefronts, amusement rides and Music Pier, Ocean City is everything you'd expect from the real Jersey shore. This family-friendly town boasts a two-mile boardwalk dotted with amusements, pizza parlors, and seaside stores.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
QVC Studio Park
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QVC Studio Park

QVC, the popular home-shopping network, offers studio tours that feature live broadcasts from five studio views.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Crayola Experience
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Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience, located in the heart of downtown Easton, Pennsylvania, is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life. Here, you’re always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines and to play, explore, and learn. This one-of-a-kind attraction is where color, chemistry, and technology magically combine to create a colorful... More

Crayola Experience, located in the heart of downtown Easton, Pennsylvania, is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life. Here, you’re always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines and to play, explore, and learn. This one-of-a-kind attraction is where color, chemistry, and technology magically combine to create a colorful adventure for a child’s imagination. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Morey's Piers and Beachfront Waterparks
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Morey's Piers and Beachfront Waterparks

Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the second best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks... More

Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the second best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Waterpark at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Bushkill Falls
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Bushkill Falls

Bushkill Falls, a series of eight cascading waterfalls, is one of the state’s most popular outdoor destinations. Nestled in the Pocono Mountains, the Falls – known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania –are a favorite of hikers, fishermen, birdwatchers and all those who treasure the nature’s beauty.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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HersheyPark
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HersheyPark

Hershey Park is an outstanding amusement park located in Hershey, PA. There is something to do there for everyone, whether you are an adrenaline... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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