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Summer activities for the grandkids near The Preserve at Marsh Creek

June 23, 2022

Your grandchildren are coming soon. You want to be the cool grandparent. How are you going to earn that title? If you live in Chester County, PA, McKee Builders has suggestions for summer activities for the grandkids near Preserve at Marsh Creek, our 55+ community in Chester Springs.

You probably already know about popular attractions like Hershey Park and the Philadelphia Zoo, so here are ideas for other fun things to do in Chester County this summer.

Pinball Gallery

81 Lancaster Ave Ste 20, Malvern · (484) 693-0693

Take your pinball wizards-in-training back in time to an arcade filled with more than 50 of these timeless games. Pay for admission and play as many games as you want, without digging around for quarters.

Treehouse World Adventure Park

1442 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester · (484) 329-7853

Imagine a park filled with 10 unique treehouses to explore. Add in the Buccaneer Zipline to fly through the trees. Launch yourself from the Pirate Treehouse, where you can climb up to the crow’s nest or walk the plank. The park is open 7 days a week and offers activities for all ages.

Please Touch Museum

4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia · (215) 581-3181

This interactive museum welcomes hands-on play that leads to learning. Check out the Discover Zone, Innovate + Imagine Workshop, Fairytale Garden, Please Touch Garden, River Adventures, Wonderland, Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel, and much more. Reservations are required, so plan ahead.

Milky Way Farm

521 E. Uwchlan Ave, Chester Springs · (610) 827-1484

Bring your grandkids to a 103-acre working dairy farm. They can take a ride on the hay wagon, get up close and personal with the farm animals, and see how ice cream is made (tasting is included, of course).

Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square · (610) 388-1000

Wander around the personal estate of Pierre S. DuPont, where you and your family can take in the breathtaking gardens and take part in the many programs offered, including Family Story Time and the Scouts program. Through October 30, you can see the inspiring spectacle of illuminated fountains in a special exhibit, “Light: Installations by Bruce Munro” (reservations required). 

Make a splash at home

When you live at The Preserve at Marsh Creek, you have resort-style amenities the whole family can enjoy! The newly completed Clubhouse includes a swimming pool, covered pavilion, and fire pits. It’s a great way to have fun as a family without leaving home. Does the active adult lifestyle appeal to you? McKee Builders specializes in developing 55+ communities of single-family homes. The homes we’re building at The Preserve at Marsh Creek feature the most sought-after features, intelligent design, and exceptional craftsmanship. Our floor plans offer 3 to 4 bedrooms and range from 2,214 to 2,704 square feet, with each one offering many ways to make it your own. Contact us at McKee Builders to learn more about the benefits of living in a 55+ community—specifically, in one of ours!

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