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Gifford Pinchot State Park

>  >  >  Etters
Gifford Pinchot State Park ia a 2,338-acre full service park in northern York County along PA 177 between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry (near Roundtop Ski Area). The park consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides with the 340-acre Pinchot Lake serving as a prime...

Elk State Park

>  >  >  Saint Marys
The 3,192-acre Elk State Park is in the rugged mountains of northern Pennsylvania. The 1,160-acre East Branch Lake is large enough for unlimited horsepower boating and is great for water-skiing. The lake and nearby streams are stocked with warm-water and cold-water...

Simeone Automotive Museum

>  >  >  Philadelphia
From LeMans to Nascar, this museum has followed the history racing and how the sports car has evolved. Compiled over 50 years by Dr.Frederick Simeone, whose love of cars and racing in general, has lead to the current collection of 60 of the rarest racing sports cars in the world. The Simeone Automotive Museum places each car into a display dipicting a scene in which they raced. They rotate the exhibits on a regular basis and take their cars out onto their 3 acre lot for Demonstration Days. The museum has attracted personalities like Jay Leno, who have come out to drive their cars. They were also awarded museum of the year by the International Motoring Award of London. This is the place to go whether you’re a car afficionado or a racing buff! Make sure you check out their events calendar! You never know who you might run into....

Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle Waterpark is set alongside the Monongahela River on an old rail yard for a steelworks facility. Opened in 1989, Sandcastle now boasts 14 attractions, including slides, pools, kids play areas and the worlds largest hot tub. Among the waterslides are the Blue Tubaluba, the Boardwalk Blasters, Lightning Express and more! The kids can relax in Wet Willie’s Water Works, while adults can cool off in the Sandbar Pool or the Lazy River. Sandcastle is only minutes from Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle”, proving that you don’t need to drive hours from the city to get to a wet and wild water attraction. Of course, if you don’t live in Pittsburgh, it is worth your while to make the...

Yellow Creek State Park

>  >  >  Indiana
The 2,981-acre Yellow Creek State Park is in Indiana County along one of the first “highways” in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers. Today, visitors enjoy the sand beach, picnicking and the educational programs. The 720-acre Yellow Creek Lake is a destination for boaters and anglers. The lake and park are an important rest stop for migrating birds. The park is named for Yellow and Little Yellow creeks, which create the lake. The creeks have lots of yellow clay in the banks and bottoms. This area offers hiking, mountain biking, camping, picnicking, boating, swimming and fishing. In the winter you can also icefish, ice skate, ice boat, snowmobile, sled and tubing, and cross country skiing. Camping Cabins and Yurts are available by...

Philadelphia Museum of Art

>  >  >  Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the world’s major art museums.  It was established in 1876 and offers a wide variety of fine and decorative arts.  There are over 225,000 pieces of art work from artist in the United States, Asia and Europe.  The collection includes painting masterpieces, sculputres, prints and drawings in addition to furniture, silver, glasswork, architectural elements and rooms furnished from historic houses. This must see attraction has 3 buildings.  Its Main Building is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  The Perelman Building is located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue.  The third building is the Rodin Museum.  It is located on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. All three locations are open year round. School groups and other education groups are encouraged to visit.  All ages can together discover these fascinating pieces of art.  Teachers and other educators can ask about our videoconferencing and interactive programs.  Adults can ask about our lectures, hands-on workshops, and concerts....

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff also provide community programs on many subjects like natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation. The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff also provide community programs on many subjects like natural and cultural history and outdoor...

New Hope and Ivyland Railroad

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...

Archbald Pothole State Park

>  >  >  Scranton
Archbald Pothole State Park is a 150-acre park in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park is named for Archbald Pothole, a geologic feature that formed during the Wisconsin Glacial Period, around 15,000 years ago. The pothole is 38 feet deep and has an elliptical shape. The diameter of the pothole decreases downward. The largest diameter is 42 feet by 24 feet. At the bottom it is 17 feet by 14 feet. The pothole has a volume of about 18,600 cubic feet, so could hold about 140,000 gallons. It would take 35 fire truck tankers to fill the...

Lost River Caverns

>  >  >  Hellertown
Way back in 1883, while digging on a limestone quarry site, the Lost River Caverns was ‘opened’ up accidentally.  In 1930, handrails were added so that visitors and tourist could view the natural formations that have occured. Its Crystal Chapel has been the site of over 80 weddings – and back before it was open to the public, an area was used as a great ballroom. The temps are a constant 52 degrees, so bring along a sweater or...
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