Month: August 2018

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park

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 […]

Crayola Factory Tour

Crayola Factory Tour

Talk about one of those places where a kid can be a kid! The Crayola factory has more than a dozen exhibits that are hands-on! Kids don’t just look at the colors and crayons, they create and participate.  Exhibits include Crayon Manufacturing, Inside Out (a […]

LancasterHistory.Org

LancasterHistory.Org

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 of 2013 after completing a 19,755 sq ft addition. This will now include new research facilities. learning centers, collection storage areas and educational auditorium.

Part of their initiative is to make the center more park-like and visitor friendly. The arboretum contains aver 100 different species of trees.

There is a separate charge for Wheatland.

Late tours on Tuesday and Thursdays

 

 

Cherry Springs State Park

Cherry Springs State Park

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 […]

Appalachian Trail Museum

Appalachian Trail Museum

Located in Pennsylvania’s Pine Grove Furnace State Park, about two miles from the midpoint of the Appalachian Trail, the Museum is halfway between Maine and Georgia. Appropriately, the Museum is housed in a building that is itself a historical artifact, a structure built more than […]

Turkey Hill Experience

Turkey Hill Experience

The Turkey Hill Experience features interactive exhibits allowing you to learn about dairy culture, the story of Turkey Hill Dairy and how the company’s ice cream and iced tea flavors are selected and created.

You will truly experience what it’s like to be a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker for a day, including the opportunity to create your own virtual ice cream flavor. In addition, you can sit in our vintage milk truck, milk our mechanical cows, star in your very own Turkey Hill commercial and enjoy plenty of free samples of iced tea and ice cream!

New for 2014, bring your virtual ice cream creation to life in the Turkey Hill Taste Lab: a hands-on, educational experience allowing you to develop and taste the flavor you created. Seating is limited in the Taste Lab, reservations are required and a nominal additional fee applies.

The Turkey Hill Experience is group friendly and offers special pricing for groups of 12 or more.  We also offer birthday party packages and customized after hours events.  For additional information on group sales, birthday parties or after hours events, please contact us at groupsales@turkeyhill.com or visit our website.

Jason’s Woods

Jason’s Woods

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 […]

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver features two waterslides, a heated swimming pool, a Children’s Splash and Play area, plus mini golf. Each of the winding and twisting slides are 380′ long! They are called the White Water Innertube Ride and the Atomic Blaster. WildRiver is located in the tourist […]

Milton State Park

Milton State Park

Milton State Park is an 82-acre island on the West Branch Susquehanna River, between the Boroughs of Milton and West Milton. The northern half of the park has day use facilities with a seasonal restroom and the southern half remains in a wooded state for hiking and nature study.

The rich soil of the floodplain supports a diversity of vegetation. The southern part of the island is undeveloped and covered in a forest of predominantly silver maple, river birch and sycamore. The island is a rest area for migrating songbirds and waterfowl.

Opportunities for boating, fishing, picnicking, and hiking exist. There is a one mile stone path hiking trail along river island. Drinking water and charcoal grills are available.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

“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

Sandcastle Waterpark

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 […]

Spring Mountain Ski Area

Spring Mountain Ski Area

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, plus we’re just around the corner.

When there isn’t snow on the ground at home, Spring Mountain always has snow for you. Our state-of-the-art snow guns make all of the snow you’ll need, even without Mother Nature’s help.

If you or any member of your group don’t have equipment, don’t worry we have it all for you. Our rental area can provide you with the latest in: skis, ski boots, Burton snowboards, snowboarding boots, and helmets.

Plus if you need lessons we have a variety of programs designed to meet your abilities and help you take your skiing and snowboarding skills to new levels.

Spring Mountain is the perfect cure for the Winter blues! Get your family and friends out to Ski, Snowboard, or Snow tube today at the Philadelphia Areas destination for Winter sports SPRING MOUNTAIN!


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