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Longwood Gardens

Rt. 1, Kennett Square PA 19348-0501. 610/388-1000.

Open daily 9 am-6 pm. year ’round. Adults: $16. Seniors (ages 62+): $14. Students (ages 5-22): $6. Children age 4 and under: Free
Longwood Gardens is a jewel situated in southern Chester County, and a place of unparalleled beauty. Offering a new experience every day of the year, Longwood presents one-of-a kind events, wonderful concerts, and delicious fine and casual cuisine in breathtaking settings. Often referred to as the world’s premier horticultural showplace, Longwood Gardens’ 1050 acres of natural woodlands, majestic gardens, opulent conservatories and dancing fountains are open every day of the year!

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Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center


Millville, NJ

Wheaton Arts is one of South Jersey’s best cultural destinations. Watch world-class art created in the Glass Studio. Tour the impressive Museum of American Glass with its notable collection. Walk through the Artist Studios and see skilled artists at work throughout the day. Explore South Jersey’s rich cultural traditions in the Down Jersey Folklife Center. Browse through the finest selection of one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift items in our museum stores. Train ride, hotel and restaurant.

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Washington Crossing Historic Park


1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Washington Crossing Historic Park interprets Washington’s famous crossing of the Delaware, the American Revolution, and daily life of the early 19th century village of Taylorsville. Visitor services include: visitor center, orientation film, museum store, picnic areas, and guided tours. Visit 18th and 19th century homes, a tavern, revolutionary soldier’s graves and Bowman’s Hill Tower.

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VF Outlet Village

610/378-0408, 800/772-8336

801 Hill Avenue, Reading, PA 19610-3026

America’s original outlet center, located in Reading, PA, is still America’s favorite! Discover where outlet shopping began. Big Brands! Small Prices! 75 great outlets. Save 20-70% off brand name and designer fashions for your family and home. Featuring VF Outlet, the world’s largest outlet store. Save up to 70% off everyday on your favorite brands for your entire family. Vanity Fair, Lee, Wrangler, JanSport, Healthtex, Nautica and more! Visit us at for more info

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Valley Forge National Historical Park


Route 23 and N. Gulph Road, Valley Forge, PA

Tour dates: Saturday- Monday May 29- 31, Saturday- Sunday June 5- 6, Saturday- Sunday June 12 – 13, Friday – Monday June 18 – 21, Thursday – Monday June 21 – Sep. 6 Tour ticket prices: Adults $15.50, Students 13-16 $10.50, National Park Pass Holders $10.50. Children under 12 $7.50. For information about the tours call 610.783.7503.
George Washington slept here. This national park preserves the terrible beauty of that harsh and crucial winter in America’s history. Also a great place for picnics.

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Strasburg Railroad

Plan a day trip your family will never forget. Take a journey through Pennsylvania Dutch Country aboard America’s oldest short-line railroad. See breathtaking scenery and working Amish farms. Back at the station, ride on our miniature steam train, power your own pump car and watch our pint-sized passengers on the cranky cars. Plus, shopping, dinning, tours and more. Order your tickets today online.

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Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor


Exit 16 off I-195 Jackson, NJ

Weekends in October, Six Flags Great Adventure hosts the Northeast’s largest Halloween party – Fright Fest. The 140-acre theme park is transformed into a haunted Halloween haven filled with seasonally-themed rides, shows and attractions like Dead Man’s Party dance show, Hayride, and Looney Tunes Screamport for little boys and ghouls. All Fright Fest events are included in park admission. Plus, the park’s great thrill rides operate through closing day. And on Saturdays and Sundays, Six Flags Wild Safari, the world’s largest drive-thru Safari outside of Africa, is FREE with paid theme park admission.

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Sesame Place


Sesame Place is located just 30 minutes north of Philadelphia. Bucks County, Langhorne, PA

Sesame Street comes to life at Sesame Place through whirling rides, water slides and exciting shows. Dance and sing-a-long with everyone’s favorite furry friends inthe amazing Neighborhood Street Party parade with day and night performances. Join the fun and celebrate being a kid – or being a kid again! Sesame Place is located just 30 minutes north of Philadelphia. Bucks County, Langhorne, PA.

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