Month: December 2018

Weyerbacher Brewing Company

Weyerbacher Brewing Company

From brewhouse to the glass, you will see how great beer is made right here in Easton.

Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards

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

Museum of Indian Culture

Museum of Indian Culture

For over 30 years, the Museum of Indian Culture has been a fun and educational place to learn about Native American history and culture. Located in Allentown’s scenic Little Lehigh Parkway, the Museum offers visitors a chance to try Native American hunting and survival skills, see a reproduction Eastern Woodland wigwam, and tour exhibits that include American Indian stone, basketry, beadwork, clothing, artwork, and pottery.

The Museum has several festivals each year celebrating Native American culture. The largest, the Roasting Ears of Corn Festival during the third weekend in August, attracts hundreds of families, researchers, and enthusiasts each year.

The Insectarium

The Insectarium

The second floor is where visitors are offered the opportunity to eat cheddar-flavored beetle larvae. They say the average American ingests up to two pounds of bug parts each year, mostly mixed in with their vegetables.

Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin’s accomplishments and contributions are […]

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs, and covers more than 665 acres of beautiful deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations.

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center is dedicated to helping people develop a sound environmental ethic. Since the early 1970s, the center has provided a wide variety of activity-oriented programs for students, teachers, adult groups and individuals.

A network of trails makes the center’s streams, ponds and diverse habitats accessible to both students and casual visitors. Teaching stations offer places for students to work and benches for those who wish to sit and enjoy the sights and sounds associated with the natural world.

Crystal Cave

Crystal Cave

In 1871, Crystal Caves was discovered in the hillside of … farmland while his son and an assistant were mining limestone.   The cave was carefully protected and by 1872, the cave had railings and steps built, a cave tour put together, and the public could […]

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 […]

Boyd’s Bear Country

Boyd’s Bear Country

**According to their website, they are closed as of January 2011**

 

Just outside of Gettysburg, PA, amongst the beauty and history of the Pennsylvania countryside is a whimsical world of wonder, waiting for you to discover…a Big Ol’ Barn filled the rafters with family fun…it’s Boyds Bear Country, Gettysburg! Boyds Bear Country is a magical and fun-filled experience for kids of all ages! It’s where the most Boyds Bears and Friends anywhere live and play in inspiring settings that are sure to make you laugh or make you sigh…Boyds Bear Country is The World’s Most Humongous Teddy Bear Store (which isn’t anything to sneeze at) and much more!

Come on in! Enjoy the stunning views of the rolling countryside from our three-story atrium, warm up by the huge stone fireplace, enjoy some good down-home cookin’, take in live, local entertainment on the weekends and have fun with hands-on activities the whole family will love! If you need help planning your trip to Boyds Bear Country, Gettysburg, just get a hold of our helpful Guest Relations Center Staff! They’ll help ya plan yer visit here and make ya feel just like family!

George’s Furniture & Wood Shop

George’s Furniture & Wood Shop

It’s amazing how they start with simple wood and turn it into a beautiful piece of furniture that will surely become the next antique to be past down in your family. It’s an experience you will always remember.

The Mutter Museum

The Mutter Museum

A fascinating and unforgettable museum for most ages.

The Pottery Works

The Pottery Works

Looking for something to do when it’s raining or cold? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing? The Pottery Works is the place to go!

Kids and growns-ups alike will enjoy finding something to brighten their day, then letting the painter inside free to express themself.

The choice of items is extensive, from dishes to figurines and the staff will help with anything you need to make sure your finished product is just right.

Make sure to checkout their event calendar before heading out, there may be a special that day. They also book parties, both children and adult.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wrights well known building is entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.   Originally built for Edgar Kauffman as a summer home, the retreat was turned over in 1963 with over 1,500 acres in the surrounding Bear Run. Since 1964, more than 4 million […]

Clyde Peelings Reptiland

Clyde Peelings Reptiland

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland is an AZA accredited zoo specializing in reptiles and amphibians. Since opening in 1964, Reptiland has provided the public a link to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom. School groups, families and individuals with an interest in natural history agree – […]

Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations

Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations

Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail®, CVO™ and Trike models. They also perform a variety of manufacturing operations – making parts like frames, fuel tanks, and fenders. At the Vaughn L. Beals Tour Center, you’ll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You’ll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination. Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You’ll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Softail, Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it’s on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping. Over the years, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts have made the journey to York, Pennsylvania to witness passion forged in steel.

Free Factory Tour

The free factory tour offers a limited view of the assembly line and designated fabrication areas. Tours last approximately one hour.

• Free tours begin at regular intervals between the hours of 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday through Friday. Tickets are distributed on a first come, first served basis for each day’s available tours. It is recommended that you arrive early in the day.
• Tours are not offered on weekends, major holidays, or during production changes and year-end maintenance. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.
• Reservations for 10 or more are required.

Steel Toe Tour

The Steel Toe Tour gives you a chance to experience Harley-Davidson history and get up-close and personal with the Softail,® Touring, Trike and CVO™ model families. The tour route has been expanded for smaller groups to provide a more personalized tour experience. The Steel Toe Tour takes you through the manufacturing of fuel tanks, frames, and fenders, as well as many ‘employee only’ areas in paint and polish. The Steel Toe Tour goes behind-the-scenes through areas previously unseen by the public. You will be required to wear a safety vest, safety glasses, and steel toe protection, all of which are provided.

Steel Toe Tour Admission Includes:

• One tour ticket
• Commemorative pin
• Group photo
• Safety vest
• One $5 coupon, redeemable in our Gift Shop

Two sessions are offered daily Monday through Friday at 9:30 am and Noon. Other sessions are added to accommodate peak times. Duration for each tour is approximately two hours. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.

Harley-Davidson Museum Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $35.00

Groups of 16 or more: $32.00


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