the Rodin Museum was again one of the jewels of the Philadelphia Parkway.
Operating since 1997 in Harrisburg, the Appalachian Brewing Company has expanded to include the Abbey Bar, and brewpubs in Camp Hill and Gettysburg. Using natural ingredients and strict quality guidelines, the brewing company has turned out a good number of flagship brews including Trail Blaze…
Enjoy a ride on the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad – with restored 1920 era passenger cars. The ride runs through the hills and valleys of Bucks County, PA.
Although the railway has regular daily schedules, its holiday trains do draw quite a bit of attention. When checking schedules, keep that in mind, but really consider taking a trip during one of these themed excursions.
If you are heading out in the summertime, don’t miss the open air car, debuted in the spring of 2010.
Lakemont Park dates back to 1894 is the proud owner of the world’s oldest roller coaster, “Leap-the-Dips”. Built in 1902, it is now a national historic landmark and has been recently restored and available for rides! Lakemont Park has rides and attractions for the whole…
The 1,125-acre Caledonia State Park is in Adams and Franklin counties, midway between Chambersburg and Gettysburg on US 30. Caledonia is in the northernmost section of the Blue Ridge Mountains known locally as South Mountain. Blue Mountain, the easternmost ridge of the Allegheny Mountains, is…
Built in 1931, and one of the few remaining large dance halls of the pre-World War II era still in existence, Sunnybrook hosted many of the great Big Band performers — Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Rudy Valli since the ballroom opened.
Now not only can you enjoy various live performers from different genres but indulge in a wonderful meal before the show starts.
Not interested in the show meet some friends in Chummy’s Lounge,with Trivia on Wednesday and Karaoke on Thursday. Don’t forget live music in the Tiki Hut.
Looking to cool off at one of the best waterparks in the world? Look no further than Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. Visitors to Wildwater Kingdom enjoy one of the largest collections of water attractions on the planet. Adding to its collection of 18 water…
Jimmy Stewart was actually 4th generation Pennsylvanian. He was born on Pennsylvania St in Indiana Pa. He was a boy scout, went to Princeton and studied architecture. He also played the accordian and served in the service. Most people don’t know that Jimmy also wrote poetry, some of which was published.
You’ll see modern art of his work and old awards that actually started back when he was in the Boy Scouts.
Stewart made a total of 81 Featured Films during his career. As you browse through the museum you’ll see original movie posters and photos that start from the 1930s.
The Universal City Studios of Hollywood donated the state-of-the-art sound and projection system to the Indiana Free Library in memory of Jimmy Stewart. There’s scheduled viewings of his movies on the weekends when the museum is open.
This is great for the film buff or just someone who’s just nostalgic.
Come journey through five Pennsylvania counties bursting with heritage and brimming with outdoor adventure. You will find something for everyone. Follow a history trail marked with stories about hearty lumberjacks, coal miners, lock tenders, and railroaders. Explore quiet canal paths, challenging bike trails and the…
White Water Adventures serves the Upper, Middle, and Lower Youghiogheny River located southeast of Pittsburgh along the Ohiopyle State Park.
Guided tours in and alongside each raft are available.
The Upper Yough is the hardest, followed by the Lower, leaving the Middle as the easiest and ‘family friendly’ section of the river.
Accommodations can be found in Ohiopyle at motels and lodges – or in the state park where camping is available.
Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area is one of the newest Pennsylvania state parks. On Blue Mountain in Middle Paxton and Lower Paxton Townships, large trees of numerous species are scattered throughout the area, which provides habitat for deep forests birds, especially warblers. The large…
The 554-acre Trough Creek State Park is a scenic gorge formed as Great Trough Creek cuts through Terrace Mountain and empties into Raystown Lake. Rugged hiking trails lead to wonders like Balanced Rock and Rainbow Falls. Rothrock State Forest and Raystown Lake Recreation Area border the park, making a large, contiguous area of public land for recreation.