Explore Family Travel in Philadelphia
While some children may enjoy the historical aspects of Philadelphia, it’s safe to say that even the most attentive children will get antsy after hours of history lessons. Luckily, there are an abundance of activities to keep your little ones entertained. The Academy of Natural Sciences is home to one of the most extensive collections dinosaur remains, as well as rotating ecological exhibits. The 40-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex will stun the kids. There is also a children’s museum on the third floor, where kids can meet animals or watch a working bee hive. Franklin Square is very close to Independence Hall and has a host of activities to keep the whole family entertained—the Liberty Carousel, a Philly-themed miniature golf course and tons of park space for expelling all that excess energy.