With the bulk of the cold weather behind us, we're ready to get out of the house and get out of town with these kid-friendly spring day trips from Philadelphia. From just outside the city, to the Philadelphia countryside and across state lines, this list of 20 spring getaways near Philly has awesome activities for kids of all ages. From breathtaking gardens and off-the-radar museums to train rides and nationally renowned attractions, there are so many places to explore right in our backyard.
Read on for family-friendly day trips within a few hours of Philadelphia, and find more inspiration in our Spring Fun Guide. Prepare for your next mini vacay with our Philly Family Day Trips and Weekend Getaways Guide.