Month: December 2018

Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards

They have hayrides,a lake for fishing, a playground, a swim team. They even offer classes periodically.

Castle Blood

Castle Blood

Castle Blood has been around for almost 2 decades (as of 2010) and is definitely a unique haunted experience. Instead of the Blood and Gore that you see in most haunted houses, Castle Blood calls back to the traditional film and theater hauntings to provide…

Norristown Farm Park

Norristown Farm Park

Norristown Farm Park is a working farm in continuous use since colonial times. The park is home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. There are fifteen historic buildings on the property, the earliest dating from 1764. Eighty percent of the park is dedicated to growing farm crops.

Norristown Farm Park has plenty of picnicking areas and paved trails for bicycling, rollerblading, and walking, and are handicapped-accessible. Two trout-stocked streams provide ample fishing, and bird watchers can spot over 170 species. Guests can visit Millennium Grove, a site planted with historic tree groves. Winter activities include sledding, skiing, and snowshoeing.

National Toy Train Museum

National Toy Train Museum

Although it looks like an old train station, the National Toy Train Museum is a modern museum, just built like a historic train station and it houses hundreds of toy trains. In addition to many old and new toy trains on display are the 5…

Altoona Railroad Museum

Altoona Railroad Museum

The third floor is the Children’s Museum and hands on! They have toy trains the kids love playing with while mom and dad go browse the museum.