Opened in 1892, a gem survives to this day as a trip back in time. Not a manufactured museum or contrived in any way, Conneaut Lake Park now represents a real alternative to today’s frenetic and agitated lifestyle. Conneaut Lake Park is more than an […]
The iconic “Tricky Triangle” is NASCAR’s home in Pennsylvania. Twice each summer the excitement of NASCAR roars through the Pocono Mountains. In 2016, NASCAR returns for its 42nd year! This year’s action includes the Pocono ARCA 200 on June 3rd, the Inaugural XFINITY Series 250 […]
The legend continues at Jason’s Woods with the signature Haunted Hayride. Each year new haunted attractions are built around the terrifying tour through the woods. In addition to all the attractions, live events and contests are featured each weekend.
Bands, contests, competitions, food and fun are all available each weekend from late September until Halloween.
As of 2011, the price includes 3 of 5 attractions, plus 2 bonus features. Check website for more information.
Tucked in the side of Conococheague Mountain, Big Spring State Park is a quaint picnic and hiking area. A short loop trail leads to a partially completed railroad tunnel with historic interpretation at the trailhead. The park also provides access to the Iron Horse Trail […]
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 […]
The Pagoda was built in 1908 to cover the fact that the mountain had been mined and turned into an eye-sore. This new pagoda was intended to be a luxury hotel. The idea for a Pagoda instead of a traditional building came from a postcard the owner of the mines received from a friend during a trip overseas.
By 1911, the land and the seven-storied pagoda was sold twice,the last time to the City of Reading for one dollar.
By 1969 the Pagoda was in need of some TLC so Pagoda-skyline Inc, composed of private citizens, is the fund-raising group that now takes care of what has become the area now known as Mount Penn.
Sitting 1200 feet above sea level, the panoramic view from the Pagoda is breath-taking.
Idlewild park began as a recreation and picnic area as early as 1878. Since 1931, the park has been steadily expanding to include seven different themes, including Old Idlewild, SoakZone, Raccoon Lagoon, and more. In 1956, The Storybook Forest was added to Idlewild, a unique […]
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.
The 1,341-acre White Clay Creek Preserve is in southern Chester County, three miles north of Newark, Delaware. The White Clay Creek Valley, which forms the core of the Preserve, varies from steep to gradually falling terrain with some flat bottomlands. White Clay Creek Preserve shares […]
“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen,” so begins Poe’s famous short story “The Black Cat,” written while living in this house with his family. Writer, editor, popular poet and inventor of the detective story, Edgar Allan Poe still thrills readers today. Come imagine Poe’s life on Seventh Street, his only surviving residence in Philadelphia.