I don’t remember how it happened, but at some point in the past few months my daughter became obsessed with Annie. The musical. She can sing “Tomorrow” and “Maybe” with the best of ’em, and she’s only 6. We’re thinking about dyeing her hair red and bringing her to auditions.
Her Annie obsession came just after the Broadway revival ended its run (in January 2014), but we were thrilled to learn that the show is now on a national tour! It’s currently playing at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music before moving across the country through the summer. (Check cities and dates here.)
It was therefore with much excitement that we recently had a daddy-daughter evening at the opening night performance of Annie in Philadelphia.
And what a night it was. Annie did not disappoint. The audience was a mix of families with young kids and older couples, and everyone seemed equally enchanted by the production, the songs, and the young actors on stage.
Diggerland USA is a brand-new construction-themed theme park in South Jersey, mere minutes from Philadelphia and an easy daytrip from New York, Baltimore, DC, etc.
In case you missed it, check out the Roarbots review of the park here. It’s a wonder this hasn’t been done before, and if your little ones are at all interested in big trucks, getting dirty, and having fun, then you owe them a trip to Diggerland USA.
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A theme park. With construction equipment. That kids can actually drive and use. Why has this not been done before??
Diggerland USA is a brand-new park in West Berlin, NJ, about 30 minutes from Philadelphia in South Jersey. The Diggerland adventure parks first opened in the UK in 2000, soon spread to four different locations, and has now come to the States. This is the company’s first location in the U.S., and I’m fairly sure it’s the only such park in the country (some Googling didn’t turn anything else up).
Again, why has this not been done before? It seems like such a no-brainer.