Kid-friendly activities include two heated indoor pools, tennis courts, a petting zoo and a mini-golf course. Overnight stays come with a complimentary two-hour Amish farmland guided tour.
Drive time: About an hour.
Rates: $96-$127 weekdays, $116-$147 weekends (double occupancy).
Where to eat: The on-site Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant is known for its belly-filling Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbords. Breakfast is $8.99; kids are 60 cents per year of age; dinner is $18.99, kids 75 cents per year of age. (717) 768-1550, bird-in-hand.com.
What to do: Find your way through the corn maze at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, where you can also participate in more than 50 farm activities ($15-$18). 150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, (717) 687-6843, cherrycrestfarm.com.
Rainy-day fun: See five operating railroad layouts from the 1800s to the present at the National Toy Train Museum ($6, kids $3). 300 Paradise Lane, Ronks, (717) 687-8976, nttmuseum.org.
Bird-in-Hand Family Inn 2740 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, (800) 537-2535, staybihfamilyinn.com
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