Guide to the Best Family Getaway in Ligonier, PA

Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum Ligonier with Kids

I fell in love with this adorable town east of Pittsburgh from the minute I stepped foot in it. Ligonier, PA, set in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, has long been known as a getaway destination for those of us in the Pittsburgh area. The historic roots, town center and welcoming feel make this charing Pennsylvania … Read more

8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

Idlewild with a Toddler Ligonier with Kids

Idlewild and SoakZone is set in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Laurel Highlands, just a few minutes from the town center of Ligonier, PA. As the oldest consecutively running amusement park in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest amusement parks in the US, they’re definitely doing something right to have such a long tradition of family fun. While … Read more

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory with Kids

If you haven’t figured it out by the name, the Mattress Factory definitely isn’t your typical art museum in Pittsburgh, PA. I had heard about how great the Mattress Factory was for years. It wasn’t until I started exploring some of our local Pittsburgh museums with toddlers, however, that I actually had a chance to … Read more

Things To Do In Indiana, PA: Weekend Getaway

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Our first visit to Indiana, PA sort of happened by accident. With a plane obsessed toddler, a friend and I were looking around for a small airport that we could tour. The Indiana Airport was brought to our attention, and our love for the area started from there. Being from Eastern PA originally, I had … Read more

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums with Kids

Dinosaurs Carnegie Museum of Natural History Pittsburgh with a Toddler

We’re fortunate that Pittsburgh, PA has no shortage of great museums, thanks to Andrew Carnegie and other titans of the steel industry. One of the great things about the Carnegie Museum of National History and the Carnegie Museum of Art is that they’re connected within the same building. That means you get access to both … Read more

The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

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Are you looking for fun things to do with kids in Pittsburgh or just want to escape the rain or snow? Fortunately, there are so many indoor play places in Pittsburgh for kids to play freely and run around inside. (And with Pittsburgh being in the top 5 of US cities with rainy days, you’re … Read more

7 Tips for Visiting Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Kids

Phipps conservatory with kids

A Conservatory and Botanical Gardens may not always the first thing you think of when looking for things to do with kids. Just one visit to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, however, and you’ll quickly see why it’s one of the best things to do in Pittsburgh with kids. From the bright and beautiful flowers … Read more

Visiting the Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

After being gifted a Carnegie Museum membership last Christmas, the Carnegie Science Center quickly became one of our favorite things to do with a toddler in Pittsburgh. The Carnegie Science Center is huge, and it’s one place in Pittsburgh you could really spend the entire day and not get bored. One of the best things … Read more

The Perfect Girls Weekend in Hershey, Pennsylvania

When planning a birthday celebration for my mother-in-law’s milestone birthday, we had a range of women joining from 22 to 60 years old. We were looking for a destination that everyone in our group would enjoy and that was easily drivable from our hometown of Pittsburgh. Aside from the driving distance, our “must haves” for … Read more

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Kids

We’re lucky to have so many great museums in Pittsburgh. When it comes to finding things to do in Pittsburgh with family, there’s nothing that captures Pittsburgh better than the H.J. Heinz History Center. It’s a great museum for people of any age, with detailed information about Pittsburgh’s present and future as well as interactive … Read more

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