What a great way to honor our heroes by visiting their beginnings.
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 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 to the west and northwest of the park across a large low, rolling, fertile valley known as the Great Valley. South Mountain is mostly composed of a hard rock called quartzite. The valleys on either side are underlined with limestone and shale. The soil is ideal for fruit production, proven by the abundance of orchards in the surrounding area.
The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage […]
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.
Thomas T. Taber was always interested in history. As a young boy he discovered the railroad while walking home from school and stopped to talk to the railway men. After that he never looked back. With money invested in stocks as he worked through College, then […]
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 […]
Kalahari Resorts includes an indoor Waterpark with a lazy river, body and tube slides, and plenty of indoor fun for the whole family. The waterpark has a retractable roof, but regardless of the weather conditions outside, you’ll be able to enjoy comfortable air and water temps throughout the day.
Kalahari Resorts prides itself on an authentically-African themed experience.
Admission can be purchased by the day, based on availability and also via packages for stay-and-play through the attached hotel.
Laurel Caverns, the largest cave system in Pennsylvania, is located 2,600′ above sea level in Fayette county, PA. On a clear day, you can see four surrounding counties, the Pittsburgh skyline and of course, Fayette county. The three miles of paths through the caverns average […]
Camelback Ski Area is the largest in the Poconos, with 33 trails & 13 lifts, plus a half pipe and terrain park – ALL LIGHTED for night skiing! Open during the normal Pennsylvania ski season, Camelback offers regular admissions, group and special admissions, plus rentals, ski school, a nursery and snow tubing.
A deep, steep-walled gorge, thick vegetation, rock outcroppings and many waterfalls characterize Lehigh Gorge State Park. In Luzerne and Carbon Counties in eastern Pennsylvania, the park follows the Lehigh River from the outlet of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Francis E. Walter Dam at […]
Marsh Creek State Park is located in north central Chester County. The 1,727-acre park contains Marsh Creek Lake, which is great for fishing, sailing and is a reststop for migrating waterfowl.
Boating is very popular including sailboat racing which attracts offshore spectators. The park offers a swimming pool which is open 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. In the winter months, ice skating and ice fishing are popular activities.