Posted: 02/27/2024

Fun Indoor things to do with family

Although the weather in Lancaster is often beautiful, the rain or the cold shouldn't put an end to the fun.

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Don't go home early because the sun isn't out. We have so many fun, kid-approved family fun activities that are under a dry roof. Whether the weather is sunny or rainy, these activities will make for a day your kids won't soon forget. There is so much family fun in Lancaster, PA, make sure you plan out your visit! Use the ideas below to incorporate something for each family member into your Lancaster trip.

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Hands-on Learning

Learning can be fun, especially when kids can discover new things through hands-on activities. Lancaster's unique heritage and history provide the perfect home for museums and historical attractions that provide interactive learning for your young history buff. Just in case a rainy day rolls through.

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Foodie Fun

Food-filled attractions in Lancaster County give kids the opportunity to learn more about how their favorite snacks and sweets are made. They can even make their own treats!

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An Artsy Afternoon

For the aspiring arts, find your way out of the rain and into one of Lancaster's creative spaces, including pottery studios, a bead shop and studio, and guided art classes.

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Active Adventures

If cabin-fever has set in, and you're looking for a way to get lots of energy out, we've got plenty of high-energy places to play and explore.

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