- 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.
100% 22 votes
3003 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 MoreLess Info
Harrisburg By Segway Tours takes guests gliding past the city's historical venues and scenic sites on the ride of a segway. The tour is a 2-hour family friendly ride that snakes along the Susquehanna River.
1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA MoreLess Info
The National Civil War Museum contains 4,400 artifacts, along with 21,000 archival pieces covering both sides of the Civil War. The museum is divided into a timeline so visitors can understand what happened when during the Civil War.
Wildwood Park & Lake Sanctuary includes a lake, nature center, several miles of nature trails and all kinds of plants and wildlife. They also host multiple special events every week that are both fun and educational.
The Wildwood Park contains the Benjamin Olewine III Nature center where children can climb a tree, read a nature story, and watch birds eat from bird feeders, and parents can shop at the gift store. The park also contains nature trails ranging from .25 miles to 3.1 miles.
LeTort Park features a pavilion for gatherings and picnics, a playground built for climbing, along with slides and swing set. The park also includes a baseball field for getting a game together and duck pond for wildlife watching.
93% 42 votes
21 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, PA 17013 MoreLess Info
Cumberland County Historical Society has a large textile collection of quilts and ceremonial clothes dating from the early 1800s through 2000. The society also has military weapons, military equipment, furniture, pottery, woodcarvings, paintings, drawings, cookie cutters, and cobbler tools.
42% 12 votes
3501 Paxton Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111 MoreLess Info
A 14-screen movie theater, Regal Great Escape Harrisburg Mall Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, game and party rooms, mobile ticketing and a snack bar.