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Thirty Things to do With Your Kids!


Especially during the summer months, kids can be hard to entertain. Here is a list of 30 things you can do with your children, ranging from water parks and outdoor activities, to art classes, fun day trips, trying free samples of candy in local stores and more!


  1. Swim & Picnic at Tobyhanna, Gouldsboro or Promised Land State Park.
  2. Horseback Ride at Malibu Dude Ranch, Pocono Manor Stable or Fernwood.
  3. Enjoy County Fairs such as these here
  4. Go Hiking at Hickory Run, PEEC, Promised Land, etc. (view this post for more).
  5. Enjoy the River and canoe, kayak or raft with  Adventure Sports.
  6. Go Apple Picking  at Heckman Orchards.
  7. Roller Skate at Big Wheel.
  8. Enjoy Water Parks like Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Camelback Beach and Split Rock.
  9. Have a Treetop Adventure at Camelback Mountain Adventures or Pocono Tree Ventures.
  10. Go to Festivals like these here 
  11. Ride Go Karts at Pocono Go Karts & Play Park.
  12. Go Bowling at Skylanes Bowling Center, Wallenpaupack Bowling Center or Summit Lanes.
  13. Attend Art Classes at Poke-a-Nose Pottery, Stroudsburg YMCA or Amazon Art Studio.
  14. Try Food at Village Farmer & Bakery,  Callie’s Candy Kitchen, or Rootin’ Tootin’ Hot Dogs.
  15. Learn at the Pocono Indian Museum or at Romping Radishes Healthy Living Class.
  16. See a Show at Shawnee Playhouse.
  17. Visit Animals at Claws ‘n’ Paws, Quiet Valley or the Snake and Animal Farm.
  18. Read Books at Carroll & Carroll used and rare bookstore.
  19. Try Unlimited Samples at Popcorn Buddha.
  20. Go Camping at one of the many locations hereOr send them to a Summer Camp 
  21. Go Fishing at Big Brown Fish & Pay Lake or in one of the many state parks.
  22. Hop on a Train at Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway or No. 9 Mine & Museum.
  23. Enjoy Rides, a Movie and Ice Cream at the Casino Theater Entertainment Center.
  24. Have Breakfast at Piggy’s for chocolate chip pancakes or at “The Breakfast King,” Jubilee’s.
  25. Rent a Boat at Rubber Duckie Boat Rentals for a fun day on Lake Wallenpaupack.
  26. Hit the Batting Cages at Pocono Dome.
  27. Mini Golf at Carousal Water & Fun Park or Costa’s Family Fun Park.
  28. Attend a Rodeo every Saturday in the Summer at Pocono Rodeo, Memorytown USA.
  29. Tour the spooky, Old Jail Museum or the Sculpted Ice Works Factory.
  30. Go Shopping at the Monroe Farmers Market and have your kids pick some fresh veggies for dinner.


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