Jimmy Stewart was actually 4th generation Pennsylvanian. He was born on Pennsylvania St in Indiana Pa. He was a boyscout, went to Princeton and studied architecture. He also played the accordian and served in the service. Most people don’t know that Jimmy also wrote poetry, some of which was published.
Month: September 2018
The Children’s Museum has a mission, which is to enrich the lives of people in the region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. By […]
Rich in modern recreational facilities and historical significance, Fort Washington blossoms with flowering dogwood in the spring. The park takes its name from the temporary fort built by George Washington’s troops in the fall of 1777, before heading to Valley Forge. The park is popular with hikers and picnickers. Birders enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the Observation Deck.
Montage Mounatin Water Park, nestled in the hills of Montage Mountain Ski Resort, is a true family friendly resort! Located only 2 hours from Philadelphia and New York, the water park features the thrilling “tundra tornado”, slippery water slides, and a giant wave pool with […]
Kennywood is an historic amusement park dating back to 1898. Kenny’s Grove, as the location was once known, originated as a trolley park and picnic spot. Today it is full scale amusement park with a ride for everyone!
Kennywood offers roller coasters and thrill rides, including “Phantom’s Revenge” which zips at 85 mph, and plunges 230 feet! Other themes include haunted rides such as “Garfield’s Nightmare”, water rides like “Raging Rapids”, kiddie rides, and of course the classic “Merry-Go-Round”.
Stretched across Lehigh County are a number of log cabins – still maintained by various organizations and private individuals. The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail was created to help visitors tour the remaining structures in Lehigh County. The website provides more information, driving brochures and […]
Blue Mountain has the fun you seek… and it’s all in the perfect location, only 75 miles from Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley, 15 miles from the Lehigh Valley and 165 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Come and ski Blue Mountain – with its 1,082-foot vertical, plenty of trails for ALL abilities and five terrain parks with the Region’s only BigAirBag.
Blue Mountain has 39 trails, including 2 new trails Little Gap and Razorback. Plus, with our 13 lifts, including our Hi-Speed Detachable Six Passenger lift, first one in eastern Pennsylvania, and Hi-Speed detachable Quad lift, you are back on top in no time. Snowtubing is fun for everyone…36” or taller. 21 thrilling snowslides that are over 1,000 feet long.
Brand new for this year, Blue Mountain is a US Luge Training and Recruitment Site. Next to our Tubing Park we will have the only East Coast Natural US Luge track that is open for the public. We will also have official US Luge coaches working to evaluate our guests to possibly be selected for the US Olympic team! Guests get three runs for $10.00.
When its time to warm up there are 3 lodges to pick from, Summit Lodge, Valley Lodge & Tubing Lodge. The Explorer Program for children & Childcare are located in our Summit Lodge.
The Mishler Theatre is well known through Pennsylvania for not only being a beautiful building with first class live entertainment but also for it’s ghostly tales. There have been many testimonies of the hauntings at this historic theater yet none as credible as the testimony of a local 12 year old girl.