- TripBuzz found 87 things to do with kids in or near Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, including 71 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Harrisburg, Hershey, York and Carlisle.
- From Adventure Park to Trindle Bowling Center, the Mechanicsburg area offers 65 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Swimming Pool, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- 8 miles from state capital Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, PA is only a few miles from the Appalachian Trail in Boiling Springs, making it a prime location for resting hikers or those who just want a quick day trip. Mechanicsburg is the host of Jubilee Day, the biggest and oldest running street fair on the east coast, attracting about 60,000 people each year.
Adventure Park is an entirely accessible play site for children regardless of their abilities. Features of the park include the central Adventure Zone Playground, volleyball courts, a fitness trail, and snow tubing hills in the winter.
Featuring 40 lanes, Trindle Bowling Center provides bowling for individuals, leagues and private events. The center offers a cafe with food, drinks and ice cream, an arcade with redemption games and a pro shop.
Twin Ponds West is a large indoor sports facility that offers fields for soccer, lacrosse, baseball and field hockey. The biggest section of the facility is an indoor ice skating rink that can be used for general skating or ice hockey.
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As a community pool, Mechanicsburg Borough Memorial Pool offers visitors recreational swimming as well as a three story water slide. Visitors can purchase season passes that allow for unlimited access to the pool.
Owned and operated by the Upper Allen Township, McCormick Park is linear in shape and modestly sized. The site has a creek available for fishing, tubing, and canoeing with the option fo informal parking along the side of the road where the park is located.
A racing facility that has hosted Sprint Car Racing since 1939, the Williams Grove Speedway features a ½ mile circular race track. The track hosts a variety of cars, including Sprint cars, Street Stocks, and Super Sportsman.
Five historic buildings have been restored and preserved for the Mechanicsburg Museum. Visitors can access the Stationmaster's House build in 1866, the 1801 Frankenberger Tavern, and the 1899 Washington Street Station along with a model railroad exhibit.