From Amusement Parks to Escape Rooms: Kid-friendly Things to Do in Lancaster, PA

Kid enjoying a pedal cart ride, one of the fun 5 pack activities.

Lancaster County, located in Southern Pennsylvania, is well known for the tourist attractions the county has to offer. Whether it’s ziplining or touring the Amish communities, there are a lot of family and kid-friendly options for you to enjoy. See the list below of some of Refreshing Mountain’s top recommendations for events and tourist sites…

How to Plan an Unforgettable Birthday Party in Lancaster, PA

Kids playing together in a ball court while celebrating a birthday at Refreshing Mountain, a kids birthday party venue in Lancaster County, PA.

Refreshing Mountain, located in northern Lancaster, has a variety of family-friendly activities and adventures available throughout the whole year—spring, summer, fall, and even winter! Refreshing Mountain has something to offer, from ziplines to escape rooms for each person looking for fun things to do with kids in Lancaster, making this a great place to host…

10 Fun, Creative Outings to Take the Kids to in Lancaster County, PA

Children smiling while enjoying the ropes course at Refreshing Mountain and Retreat and Outdoor Adventure Center in Lancaster, PA.

Lancaster County has become a popular tourist destination over the past decade, with a variety of family-friendly locations to explore. And to those that call Lancaster County their home, there’s more to discover than ever! Whether you’re looking for fun outdoor activities or an indoor educational experience, there are plenty of things to do with…

Memorial Day Activities in Lancaster, PA

People enjoying the outdoors while doing the Refreshing Mountain Zipline Challenge Adventure Tour

Memorial Day is coming up, and if you’re in Lancaster, PA, you won’t want to miss out on the variety of Memorial Day activities available.  Refreshing Mountain offers a range of packages and experiences for you and your family to enjoy, including exciting outdoor adventures and other fun-filled activities. We built our activities to allow…

7 Fun Family Weekend Getaways in PA

family getaways and activites

Pennsylvania has abundant activities and lodging throughout the Commonwealth designed for family weekend getaways. From scenic ziplining to wildlife exploration, Pennsylvania provides the backdrop to some of the most beautiful locations where you and your family can relax and recharge in one weekend. Get away from the screens, reconnect as a family, and create some…

Ultimate Guide to Escape Rooms: Mapping Out Your Escape Room Visit in Lancaster, PA

Planning your escape room visit

So, you’ve decided that it’s time to visit an escape room in Lancaster, PA. Your team may include friends and family, a youth group, or a work team. No matter the reason, the goal of an escape room is to solve puzzles and escape the room within a time limit, usually 60 minutes. Is your…

How to Keep Your Group from Losing Focus in an Escape Room


Maintaining Focus in an escape room for groups of any size can be challenging. What happens to groups when they get stuck solving a puzzle in an escape room? They problem-solve, use critical thinking, and talk with each other! An escape room requires that your team—whether it’s a youth group or a work team-building activity,…

Top 10 Fun Things to Do This Winter in Lancaster, PA


Lancaster County in the wintertime includes activities that draw you outside for the afternoon while allowing you to relax by the fire in the evenings. Get into the holiday spirit with all the exciting events that Lancaster County, PA, provides. There are tons of fun winter activities for kids and adults alike. This list of…