Perched on the top of the Allegheny Plateau, Black Moshannon State Park features the Black Moshannon Bog Natural Area. Trails and a boardwalk help people explore the birds and plants of the bog and surrounding forests. Stay overnight to extend your stay so you can …
Lehigh Valley Zoo is home to more than 200 animals representing 70 species – from African Penguins to Zebras. It is located in the Trexler Nature preserve, which was established in 1906. The zoo was contructed in 1974 – but only recently (2006) the operations were taken over by the Lehigh Valley Zoological Society.
The first exhibit you will find in this 29 acre zoo, is the penguin exhibit. There are daily feedings that you can watch as well.
The zoo was accredited in 2006 by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Bordered on the south by steep Mount Yeager and on the north by Nescopeck Mountain, Nescopeck State Park encompasses wetlands, rich forests and many diverse habitats. Nescopeck Creek, a favorite of anglers, meanders through the park.
Nineteen miles of hiking trails uncover unique wildlife habitats. The nine-acre Lake Frances offers trout, bass, and pan fishing. In the wintertime, cross-coutry skiing and snowshoeing are popular activities. The environmental education center offers hands-on learning activities to educate guests about the park’s natural biodiversity, unique ecosystems, and environmental issues facing society. The two hundred acres of wetlands and forest offer a diverse wildlife observation experience.
The Martin Guitar Museum is a centre for reflection, bringing together music history, culture and craftsmanship. Attractive displays showcase over 170 exquisitely crafted guitars that parallel our 174-year history. Through six generations, our Company’s legendary heritage has helped create music history and define musical culture. …
Big Pocono State Park is in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of a vast portion of eastern Pennsylvania and portions of New Jersey and New York.
The park will close seven days after the end of deer season in December and will reopen as conditions permit in the spring.
Big Pocono State Park facilities are maintained in cooperation with the Camelback Ski Corporation.
The Railroad Museum of PA has a huge amount of exhibits and information available, covering the history of railroading in the United States.
You can see the history and heritage of the old steam trains to the technology and advancement through the years. Over 100 vintage engines and cars are in the museum, restored to their original colors and glory. Old rail signs and rail artifacts are on display as well, with the stories of the men that worked the railroads.
Be sure to check their website and plan your visit on a day when one of the numerous special events are occurring. Group tours and special admission rates may be available.
The hometown of Andy Warhol is also home to the Andy Warhol Museum, a six story facility with exhibits of Warhol’s paintings and films, plus rotating exhibits throughout the year.
Everything that you would expect, like the soup cans and brillo paintings are there, plus many other interests which you may not have been aware of.
If you have young kids, there is a section to avoid, but it is clearly marked.
The museum is one of four in the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh group. The others are the Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the Carnegie Science Center.