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 […]
Month: August 2018
LancasterHistory.org is a combination of the Lancaster County’s Historical Society and President James Buchanan’s Wheatland. This large campus contains not only an archive, library and exhibition gallery, it also has on it’s ground the Tanger Arboretum. This national landmark has just reopened in the spring […]
Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago. Its dark skies make it a haven for astronomers. Named for the large stands of black cherry trees in the park, the 48-acre state park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest. The Susquehanna Trail passes nearby and offers 85 miles of backpacking and hiking. Cherry Springs Airport adjoins the campground.
“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 […]
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 drive!
Spring Mountain is the mountain where everyone begins their family tradition of Skiing, Snowboarding or Snow tubing. There simply is no better place to make the most of Winter. Spring Mountain has 8 trails, two snow tubing runs, four lifts, a terrain park and half-pipe, […]