Hey, parents, it’s time to make summer plans! Your kids’ school may be already over or is almost. You should be already planning for summer activities for kids that won’t break your bank. See below for the list which you and your family would enjoy visiting.
Note: these activities are local in the state of Maryland. Please double check their websites or call them for limited hours/special event details before taking a trip. You wouldn’t want to just drive 1-2 hours and learn that they are closed due to a special event or reserved by a large party. If you and/or your family are Deaf, please contact sites ahead of time to schedule a sign language interpreter for a desired, private tour.
Pick your own bunch of flowers and are sold at $10 – Free to enter and walk around. They also have fishing! – The farm grows the large-mouth bass. Bring your fishing pole. $10 per child (age 10-17) and $15 per adult. Children under ten are free with paying adult.
Pick Your Own Crops. $3 per person for visiting the Farm. Children under 24 months are free. On Wednesdays, there are no charges for admission. You can check out their crop calendar to find out which fruits/veggies are ready for picking.
Fossil field experience, feed otter, rays, and critter, etc. Adults $9, Children ages 5-12 $4, and Children under 5 are free.
$5 per person. 15 and under FREE. $10 per vehicle.
$12.95 per adult. $8.95 per child (ages 2-12). Under 2, free. Free parking. This zoo has over 130 animals.
This farm reopens on June 17, 2017 for summer season. $12 per person. Under 2 is FREE.
$10 for adults, 15 and younger are free. This fee provides a 7-day entry pass. There is a Junior Ranger Program that your kids can complete and earn a badge.
$9 per person (adult or child). This fun place has so many things for kids to do! Kids can imagine by dressing up, going to Safeway, cooking, baking, reading, playing, and many more. This offers parents and kids a chance to bond and spend time together.
Indoor playroom open bounce – $6.50 for up to 2 hours.
Ages 1-12 – $12.99, Under 1 – $5.00 or FREE with paid sibling. This admission includes a castle fort, pirate ship, rock climbs, crawl tunnel, zip line, and tube slides. Also, it has inflatable bounce houses, and ride-ons.
$7.00 per adult. $4.00 per child (ages 4-12). This museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Adults: $10, child: $5, under 3: FREE. This museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays.
Ice Skating. Weekday rates: Children (11 and under) – $5.50. Adults (12 and up) – $6.00
Weekend rates: Children (11 and under) – $7.00. Adults (12 and up) – $7.50
$9.50 per person. Kids 3 and under free with paying adult. This Mini-Golf has dinosaurs everywhere you putt. Roar!
Western Theme Park. Fun experience for kids to dress up and learn about Wild West history! Admission: Ages 11 & Over – $14.00, ages 4 to 10 – $12.00, and ages 3 & under – FREE
I hope these ideas will find your summer useful and memorable! Please contact me if details have changed or whether you have more ideas. I will be sure to credit you for your idea. Have a great summer with your kids!
~Amy, Awe-inspiring Mom