If you’re starting to feel the onset of cabin fever now that it’s too chilly to play outside and because the days are getting shorter, have no fear! There is still so much to do indoors in Lehigh Valley this winter.
Top Indoor Family Activities
BounceU (3241 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown) The ultimate indoor bounce stadium and playground attraction! With locations in Allentown and Easton, Bounce U is a convenient and fun place to take the kids on a dreary day. Children 2 years old and up (and adults too!) can visit during scheduled open bounce times, or schedule a private bounce party. Since space is limited, reservations are recommended so that you won’t miss out on the fun. Learn more.
The Crayola Experience (30 Centre Square, Easton) With 25+ attractions, it’s impossible not to have fun at the Crayola Experience! This is the perfect place to let your creativity run free. Visitors can interact and watch their creations come to life in Art Alive, learn how the famous crayons are made in a special theater presentation and create their own unique souvenirs such as markers and crayon wax art. Learn more.
Kids Quest & Cyber Quest (77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem) Head to Sands Bethlehem where kids and parents can each have their own playtime! At Kids Quest & Cyber Quest, kids ages can check in here to spend some time with the professionally-trained staff exploring countless activities while mom & dad head to dinner, a show, or for shopping at the Outlets at Sands Bethlehem. Activities include a rock climbing wall, interactive video games, karaoke, and more. Learn more.
Lehigh Valley Laser Tag (874 Marcon Blvd., Allentown) If you’re in the mood for an exhilarating adventure, Lehigh Valley Laser Tag is the only multi-level laser tag arena in the area. Complete with high-tech game play, fog enhancement, glowing barriers and black lights this is the premiere laser tag facility to play while getting a great work out this winter. Learn more.
Merchants Square Mall Model Train Exhibit (1901 S. 12th St., Allentown) Tucked away just off Lehigh St. and Emmaus Ave. in Allentown is the Merchants Square Mall. Inside, you'll find a wide array of vendors offering everything from antiques to vinyl records, and more. Be sure to make your way to the Model Train Exhibit, which spans an impressive 75+ feet. The display features 40+ trains winding through impressive hand-made miniatures depicting amusement parks, drive-in movie theaters, ski areas, and more. Learn more.
Allentown Art Museum (31 N. Fifth St., Allentown) Bring the whole family to the Allentown Art Museum this winter to check out unique works of art as well as get in on the fun of the creative process. Each Sunday from noon. - 4 p.m. the museum features Free Fun Sundays which includes free admission to the museum plus hands-on workshops, guided tours, and more. Learn more.
Trampoline Parks Need to bounce out some energy? In Bethlehem, you'll find two indoor trampoline parks that give kids of all ages the chance to add some physical activity to their day. Sky Zone (2285 Schoenersville Rd., Bethlehem) can be found within the Westgate Mall and FreeFall (2800 Baglyos Circle, Bethlehem) can be found just off of William Penn Highway near Rt. 33. Both offer a large arena of trampolines, plus dodgeball, obstacle courses, and more.
Da Vinci Science Center (3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown) If you’re looking to learn something new in a fun interactive environment, Da Vinci Science Center is the place to go. The 10,000-square-foot exhibit floor is filled with everything from a hurricane simulator where guests can experience the wind forces of a category 1 hurricane, to a life-size gyroscope. Science topics from seismology, weather, matter, and electricity come to life in this enriching environment. Learn more.
Imagi Nation (3313 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown) Imagine the anticipation as you approach the entrance to a city built to scale for children, complete with its own bank, market, health & dental clinic and even an ice cream flavor lab! This is no ordinary city, as children make all the decisions here - which companies to visit, what jobs to perform, how much money to make and where to spend or save it. At Imagi Nation, children ages 3-12 can role-play over 40 different careers within a realistic, kid-sized community. Learn more.