- TripBuzz found 122 things to do with kids in or near Columbia, Pennsylvania, including 116 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lancaster, York, Hershey and Lititz.
- From Turkey Hill Experience to Glide Ride Stables, the Columbia area offers 83 different types of family activities, including: Family Fun Center, Specialty Museums, National & State Parks and Historic Homes.
- Ranked in the top 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014, Columbus, PA lies on the bank of the Susquehanna River and is only half an hour from state capital Harrisburg. The town has deep historic roots with events such as Cresap's War and burning bridges to prevent Confederate soldiers from entering Union territory in the Civil War.
National Watch & Clock Museum 514 Poplar St., Columbia, PA MoreLess Info
The continent’s largest collection of timepieces includes the massive Engle Clock, hands-on exhibits, and George Washington’s pocket watch
The Turkey Hill Experience is a self-guided, interactive activity that provides opportunities to engage with ice cream making and the dairy process. Milk a mechanical cow, design a virtual ice cream flavor, and bring it to life in the Taste Lab.
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514 Poplar St., Columbia, PA 17512 MoreLess Info
With exhibits comprising over 12 000 items, the National Watch & Clock Museum is North America's largest collection of timepieces. The exhibition galleries house numerous exhibits, with a special focus on 19th Century American clocks and watches.
Situated next to the Susquehanna River, Chiques Rock Outfitters has canoes, kayaks, and bikes available for rent. The rentals include paddles, life vests, and a basic training session before visitors can head out on the water.
River Park is a small four acre riverside park. Those interested in water activities may appreciate the floating docks and canoe and kayak parking. The park also maintains a picnic pavilion, charcoal grills, and public restrooms.
Built of brick and covered in ivy is Columbia's beautiful Wright's Ferry Mansion. The mansion stands as a reminder of the settlement in the area by the English Quakers and houses the sophisticated and delicate 1738 artifacts and items of the original owner, Susanna Wright.
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3440 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603 MoreLess Info
An entertainment center, Leisure Bowling and Golf Center features 52 bowling lanes along with a grass putting course, a driving range and mini golf. The center also offers arcade and redemption games, party hosting, billiard tables and a snack bar.
Myers Strawberry Farm is a berry farm that allows visitors to pick their own strawberries and raspberries from the farm's extensive patches. The farm also hosts occasional special events, and sells strawberry lemonade on occasion.