Montgomery County has something for everyone!
Looking for activities in Montgomery County, PA that are fun for the whole family? Then you have come to the right place!
Below we’ll spotlight some of the best family friendly activities in Montgomery County, Philadelphia and the surrounding communities!
Elmwood Park Zoo
Since 1924, Norristown’s Elmwood Park Zoo has been one of the most popular attractions in the Montgomery County area. Elmwood Park Zoo exhibits animals from all species including, from amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of all shapes and sizes. In addition to the animals on exhibit, Elmwood Park Zoo also features animals in a variety of educational outreach programs for children and students. Plus, Elmwood Park Zoo is dog-friendly during specific hours and days!
Elmwood Park Zoo also has the honor of being the first zoo in the U.S. to be awarded Certified Autism Center (CAC) classification. Presented by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), this designation is awarded to organizations that participate in training to elevate experiences for individuals with autism and various sensory needs. To earn this certification, Elmwood Park Zoo implemented new policies to make the zoo experience more enjoyable for all.
Legoland Discovery Center
If you’re looking to build your child’s imagination (and remember what it’s like to be a kid yourself) then Philadelphia’s LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is the place to go!
This indoor attraction is the ultimate experience for the LEGO® fans in the family. Enter MINILAND® to marvel at local historical landmarks and locations constructed entirely from millions of LEGO® bricks. Hop on board the IMAGINATION EXPRESS® to take an interactive ride through the colorful world of all things LEGO®. Enjoy the exciting action and hilarious adventure of your favorite LEGO® characters in the 4D Cinema. Build and test your own vehicles in the LEGO® Racers attraction. And toddlers and younger children will enjoy the wonder of DUPLO® Park. Helpful hint: Order your tickets online to avoid lines at the attraction.
Not too long ago, Pennsylvania residents had to travel down to Baltimore to see a first-rate aquarium. Now they just have to take a short ride to our neighbors in nearby New Jersey! Camden’s Adventure Aquarium is an entertaining, engaging and educational attraction that’s perfect for little children to grandparents.
Considered the best aquarium in the country, Adventure Aquarium boasts over 15,000 species of animals and fish, including the largest shark collection in the Northeast. View the aquarium’s stars from above on the Shark Bridge or get a closer look by walking through the innovative Shark Tunnel.
Adventure Aquarium is open year round and hosts rotating exhibits so every visit is its own unique experience. Plus, senior and military discounts are available, too!
iFLY – King of Prussia
For a one-of-a-kind experience, check out iFLY in King of Prussia. This indoor skydiving simulator that lets children and adults experience the thrill of a “free fall”. In addition to the skydiving simulator, iFLY also hosts STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) field trips for schools, offers team-building opportunities for local businesses, and is available for private parties.
These are just some of the fun, family friendly activities in Montgomery County and neighboring communities. If you choose to make apartments at the Station at Willow Grove your new home, you’ll be able to enjoy these nearby attractions any time! To learn more about life at the Station at Willow Grove and our available floor plans, please contact us today!
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