- TripBuzz found 33 things to do with kids in or near State College, Pennsylvania, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Huntingdon.
- From Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania to Holmes-Foster Park, the State College area offers 34 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Swimming Pool, Playgrounds and Theaters.
- Home to Penn State and University Park the city of State College, Pennsylvania is primarily a college town. Visitors can enjoy the lively city, home to many annual events and festivals, including the Blue-White Football Weekend, Homecoming Weekend and Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. The most popular attractions include Beaver Stadium and the various performance theatres and museums.
64% 85 votes
112 W Foster Ave, State College, PA 16801 MoreLess Info
Introduce your family to Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania for an afternoon of fun, hands-on science exhibits and programs. With interactive displays, such as the Dinosaur Dig and Weather Station, stimulate your child's imagination today.
Spanning a total of 11 acres, Holmes-Foster Park is a community park offering a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include two playground areas, numerous basketball and bocce courts, and two covered picnic pavilions.
100% 1 votes
780 N Science Park Road, State College, PA 16803 MoreLess Info
The Science Park Recreation Association Pool is a community pool commonly visited during the warm summer months of the year. The pool features eight lanes available for swimming as well as a shallow area and a diving well.
83% 12 votes
1890 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16803 MoreLess Info
Landscaped with ponds, waterfalls, and boulders, Happy Valley MiniGolf offers visitors a challenging miniature golf course. It has discounted, promotional games for families every day of the week, and for individuals on Sunday.
The William Welch Community Pool features both a 280,000-galloon lap pool and a 140,000-galloon leisure pool for visitors to use. The location features a lazy river, slides, and dumping water buckets for young children to enjoy.
Orchard Park features a range of amenities, including two tennis courts, a volleyball court, softball and soccer fields, an amphitheater, and bike and walking paths. The park also has picnic areas with barbecue grills.
67% 6 votes
111 Sowers Street, State College, PA 16801 MoreLess Info
Guests can experience laser tag in a 2400 square feet black lit arena at What-A-Blast Extreme Laser Tag. The laser tag venue hosts birthday parties and group events and groups of 6+ have the arena to themselves.
95% 102 votes
University Drive, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, State College, PA 16802 MoreLess Info
Pegula Ice Arena is the home to the Penn State varsity hockey program. Though the main rink is used by the universities hockey team, the community rink is open to the public for youth hockey, skating programs and private events.
100% 16 votes
1001 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801 MoreLess Info
With estate tours and trade demos, the Centre County Historical Society provides an interactive way to enjoy the town's history. Demos include hearth cooking, blacksmithing, and a look at common iron items made by the trade.
Situated on 87 acres, Tom Tudek Memorial Park features a butterfly garden and facilities for baseball, soccer, basketball and tennis. The park also offers a 1.3-mile perimeter walking path, a dog park, picnic areas and a children's playground.