The newest Pennsylvania State Park, Erie Bluffs is 540 acres of Lake Erie shoreline in western Erie County, twelve miles west of the city of Erie. It is the largest undeveloped stretch of Lake Erie shoreline remaining in Pennsylvania. The park has; one-mile of shoreline; […]
Strolling through the historic East Strasburg Station and the neighboring town of Strasburg, exploring the engines and rail cars up-close and riding beautifully restored trains are so much fun that you’ll almost forget that you’re immersed in a richly educational experience — learning about steam […]
The 2,158-acre Little Pine State Park is in a beautiful mountain section of Tiadaghton State Forest in PA Wilds. The 94-acre Little Pine Lake, hiking trails and the campground are prime attractions to the park.
The campground opens the first weekend in April and closes in mid-December. There are 99 campsites: 93 sites can accommodate trailer units up to 30 feet in length, six sites are for tents only. Open or shaded sites are along a stream. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring.
This scenic picnic area is operated by the Bureau of State Parks. The 6-acre area offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. The area is 2,739 feet above sea level and several degrees cooler than surrounding towns. This area also provides trailhead parking for […]
The Academy of Natural Sciences was founded in 1812 and is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. Their mission is “the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences.” Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district, the Academy is known for its scientific research, collections, exhibitions and educational programs.
The Academy hosts several traveling exhibits each year or creates its own exhibits.
Their permanent exhibits include: Dinosaur Hall, Butterfiles! Outside In, and the Live Animal Center.
The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, part of the Johnstown Discovery Network, is a community center that contains several attractions: the “America: Through Immigrant Eyes” exhibit; the Johnstown Children’s Museum; the Iron & Steel Gallery; and two additional galleries. It also houses the […]
In the midst of the famous snow belt of northern Pennsylvania, Denton Hill State Park offers great downhill skiing. Easy access from PA 6, diverse facilities including rental cabins and groomed slopes will appeal to expert and beginner skiers.
For more information on skiing, view information on Ski Denton.
“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 […]
Fast Paced, Exciting Skirmish Paintball Games & Fields!
With 50 paintball fields on over 700 acres of top-notch terrain, there is plenty of space to run and hide. Run and hide? Yeah! Your heart will race, the blood will pump and all of your body will scream fight or flee!
At Skirmish, you can play paintball year round – and there is cover for the not-so-great days too. Consider getting your own group together for private games, corporate team building, birthday parties or other special events.
“Play with Real Stuff” is a quote on the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s website. That statement is what drives the museums permanent exhibits, which encourage children to build, play and ‘work’, all in fun while learning the physics and mechanics of the way things in […]
Prepare for a scare as you walk our quarter mile trail through Terre Hill Park filled with ghosts and ghouls, special effects, and live actors! Guests are returned to the main park pavilion on Lancaster Avenue by a ten minute haunted hayride, departing from the […]
It will be a beautiful day today to spend at Whitetail with sunny skies and lots of snow. Also, come out midweek to avoid those long lift lines to get more turns in! We have 13 trails open and 7 lifts in operation, and we are also skiing and riding from the summit on machine groomed loose granular. We have added more features in the Jib Junction terrain park.
The following trails are open: Almost Home, Launching Pad, Velvet, Northern Lights, Ledgewood, Sidewinder, Snowpark, Stalker, Upper & Lower Angel Drop, Jib Junction, Home Run, and Snow Dancer. We also have 2 terrain parks open. Jib Junction is open with 5 rails, 4 boxes and 3 snow features.