Indoor Activities That Will Make You Look Forward to Rainy Days
Rain rain go away, come again ano - wait a second!
Over the past three plus years we’ve be home a lot, but there are so many places to get out and have some fun! When the rain strikes and boredom hits, these indoor locations for kids are sure to be boredom busters for any age group!
Some of these locations were featured in our indoor birthday party faves article. For more information about birthday parties at one of these places, click here!
1045 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville
This place is jumping! Altitude Trampoline Park features a variety of high-energy equipment such as trampolines, a foam pit, a rock climbing wall, a zip-line and much more entertainment for families, groups, and individuals. And best of all, it’s open all year round, rain or shine!
Locations in Bensalem, Doylestown, Langhorne, Levittown, Perkasie, Quakertown, and Yardley-Makefield
More than just a collection of books, the Bucks County Free Library offers an extensive list of in-person and virtual services, literacy-rich activities for families, from children storytimes to bookclubs and classes for all ages. And we haven’t even gotten started on their play areas! Check out the Langhorne Branch, which is home to Penn’s Little Village, a unique, interactive play space for children which features a market, mechanic, fire station and more designed to help children learn through play!
430 Caredean Drive Unit A, Horsham
Channel your inner lumberjack! Axe throwing sounds and looks a little crazy but anyone can learn how to throw an axe and make it stick! Most people who come in have never thrown before and by the end of their session, they’re hitting bullseyes. Additionally, there are also a lot of benefits and rich history behind the sport of axe throwing that we think you may find interesting.
500 Union Square Drive, New Hope
The Bucks County Children’s Museum is an idea a local elementary and special education teacher had dreamed of for many years. With the idea of raising awareness and a “sense of place”, she wanted to find a way to educate other young families about the uniqueness of the county while preserving its history and beauty. The Bucks County Children’s Museum’s mission is to provide an environment that connects ALL children to the world around them and inspires learning through PLAY.
1185 York Road, Warminster
This local favorite owned by Black Bear Sports Group is open seven days a week throughout the year, and features a Public Skate nearly every day of the week. Admission to their Public Skate costs $16.00 and skate rentals are complimentary, or you can bring your own. Ice schedule changes regularly so be sure to give the rink a call before you go.
3853 Old Easton Road, Doylestown
For the kid that loves climbing all over your furniture. Doylestown Rock Gym boasts more than 12,000 square feet of indoor rocking climbing surface, including overhands, boulders, chimneys, caves, cracks and lead walls. Groups and birthday parties are always welcome at the Doylestown Rock Gym and Adventure Center. DRG offers a variety of climbing and adventure options for birthday parties, youth groups, field trips, corporate outings, team building and other groups.
64 South Main Street, Doylestown
Fabby-Do is a Creativity Crafts-Café for children encouraging creative expression in the arts, ages 2 to teen. Let this beautiful shop transport you through time with its vintage soda fountain and candy shop vibes. All Fabby-Do parties include a choice of craft, party favors, and add-ons. You can book your in-shop Fabby-Do Party Experience, or purchase in-home Fabby-Celebration Packages.
525 E Court Street, Doylestown
Take a tour of Fonthill Castle, the former residence of legendary tile maker, archaeologist and scholar- Henry Chapman Mercer. Built in the early 20th century, this palatial structure is one of three Mercer buildings and is most noted for its unique architecture and impressive ceramics. In addition, a collection of decorative tiles, furniture and paintings make up the permanent exhibits at the this castle. A tour of the castle takes you through the life of its legendary resident, and also throws light on some of his most notable work.
500 Lincoln Hwy, Fairless Hills
If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly facility full of activities for anyone to enjoy, Funzilla is here to fulfill all your expectations. Their exciting facility is packed with engaging activities suitable for every member of your family. Funzilla is an all-ages indoor adventure park rife with activities. From their indoor trampoline area to ninja courses to dodgeball and more, you’re sure to find something for everyone in the family to have a blast!
Peddler’s Village, Shop #166, Lahaska
Check out this indoor play place after you’ve done a bit of shopping! Located at Peddler’s Village, this play scape is a beloved favorite of families in Bucks County for family fun, great times and the most memorable birthday parties ever. Its two centerpieces are Giggleberry Mountain, the area’s largest and most incredible indoor obstacle course, and a gorgeous full-sized indoor carousel.
928 Jaymor Rd. Unite C-150, Southampton
Come bring your children to Kidology’s Open Play at the Playsplace Southampton, where their sensory play gym is built with purpose. Their space offers a beautiful jungle gym, two unique slides, ball pit fun, climbing, and a trampoline! They also offer a super fun tiny town space where your child can pretend to be the chef at the restaurant, a police officer, or fire fighter! Help your kiddo save the day.
860 West Street Road, Warminster
New to the area in 2023, Kids Empire is a kingdom of fun and entertainment for all ages. Recapture the magic of childhood as you explore their floor-to-ceiling climbing walls, play structures and drop-in ball pit. And another great thing about this play place? Your ticket includes reentry.
500 Oxford Valley Road, Langhorne
At the Little Gym of Vermillion Square, the environment is fun, but their purpose is serious. Teaching kids skills, building strong bodies and minds, and growing self-confidence is what this place is all about. What’s more, the Little Gym’s non-competitive, curriculum based gymnastics program provides an outstanding foundation. Schedule an introductory class today!
860 Town Center Drive, Langhorne
Designed for children ages 0 through 9, Playpad Bucks is a 5,000 square foot indoor play area that caters to children of all needs with a designated baby/toddler area, and special needs and sensory toys. Furthermore, children can develop their imagination and cognitive skills at their “My Town” and improve their fine and gross motor skills by exploring the multi level indoor playground or sensory room.
1621 Mearns Road, Warwick
Sister arena to Bucks County Ice, The Revolution Ice Gardens is a full-service, 2-sheet ice arena located in Warminster committed to developing Hockey Players and Figure Skaters from their first steps on the ice. Here you’ll find public skate sessions, ice hockey, and learn-to-skate lessons, plus a pro shop and even a party room to throw your tween’s birthday bonanza.
1475 West Street Road, Warminster
At Thunderbird Lanes, not much has changed since it opened for business in the area 50 years ago. And why should it? Fun is timeless! This bowling alley features family style bowling with 32 lanes, a snack bar with a grill as well as a full service bar for adults. Two things that have been updated are its brand new synthetic lanes and approaches and its game room.
1310 Industrial Highway, Southampton
With an extensive collection of arcade games for sale, arcade video games, foosball tables and pinball arcade machines, TNT Amusements has been one of the most popular spots for gamers in Philadelphia and Bucks County of all ages since 1988.
Photos in article by Christine Wolkin
Feature Photo Courtesy of Doylestown Rock Gym