Spring break is just around the corner! If you live in or near Berks County and are looking for fun ways to spend time with the kids, then you're in luck. Berks County has a number of fun and educational things to do with kids of all ages. Here are a few of the best places to go during Spring Break.

Reading Public Museum

Learn by Doing! For more than a century, the Reading Public Museum has been at the forefront of hands-on learning. RPM’s enthusiasm for providing rich, tactile experiences sparks curiosity and learning for visitors of all ages in the areas of science, art, history, and more. 

Mid Atlantic Air Museum

The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is an aviation museum and aircraft restoration facility located at Reading Regional Airport in Reading, Pennsylvania. The museum, founded by Russ Strine, the current President, collects and actively restores historic war planes and classic airliners as well as rare civilian and military aircraft. Many of the museum's historic aircraft are often seen on the airshow circuit.

Nolde Forest - Sawmill

Nolde Forest Environmental Educational Center is a 665-acre Pennsylvania state park in Cumru Township. Programs are offered for youth and adult groups, school groups, and individuals. The center grounds provide opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and nature photography. The park is open from sunrise until sunset. Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center is on Pennsylvania Route 625 just south of Reading.

Blue Marsh National Recreation Area

Blue Marsh Lake is an artificial lake located northwest of Reading. The lake is a popular recreation area in the summer, where people can fish, swim, and boat. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being ADA accessible.

Crystal Cave

Crystal Cave is a cave near Kutztown. It was discovered by William Merkel and John Gehret on November 12, 1871, and quickly became a popular tourist attraction. The first "show cave" to open in Pennsylvania, it remains one of the oldest continuously operating show caves in the United States.

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