Month: April 2019

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson, who said he was […]

Laurel Ridge State Park

Laurel Ridge State Park

The 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River At Ohiopyle, PA to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA. This large park spans Cambria, Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties. The main feature of the park is the 70-mile Laurel […]

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 visitors tour Fallingwater every year.

Fallingwater is located about 50 miles SouthEast of Pittsburgh.

Archbald Pothole State Park

Archbald Pothole State Park

Archbald Pothole State Park is a 150-acre park in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park is named for Archbald Pothole, a geologic feature that formed during the Wisconsin Glacial Period, around 15,000 years ago. The pothole is 38 feet deep and has an elliptical shape. The diameter […]

The Underground Railroad Museum at Belmont Mansion

The Underground Railroad Museum at Belmont Mansion

After Richard recieved the Mansion from his father he went on to serve the Pennsylvania commonwealth and to become the Judge that passed the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavary bill.He worked with many of the founding fathers at the estate.

Bear Creek Mountain

Bear Creek Mountain

At Bear Creek you can shoot down 21 trails which all have lights and snowmaking equipment.

Bear Creek has a 510′ vertical drop and consists of an even breakdown of trails from beginner to intermediate.

The Inn has gotten quite a few good reviews, so if you are going to stay, you may do well right on site.

Hiawatha Riverboat

Hiawatha Riverboat

Hiawatha Paddleboat Tours is a paddlewheel excursion boat that cruises up and down the Susquehanna River. Built nearly 50 years after it’s namesake, the Hiawatha is one of the most popular attractions in central Pennsylvania.  The original Hiawatha was a steam-driven stern-wheeler that was one […]

Boyd Big Tree Preserve

Boyd Big Tree Preserve

Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area is one of the newest Pennsylvania state parks. On Blue Mountain in Middle Paxton and Lower Paxton Townships, large trees of numerous species are scattered throughout the area, which provides habitat for deep forests birds, especially warblers. The large […]

Cook Forest State Park

Cook Forest State Park

The 8,500-acre Cook Forest State Park lies in scenic northwestern Pennsylvania. Once called the `Black Forest,` the area is famous for its stands of old growth forest. Cook Forest’s `Forest Cathedral` of towering white pines and hemlocks is a National Natural Landmark. The Clarion River is along the eastern border of the park and is popular for canoeing and rafting.

Splash Lagoon

Splash Lagoon

Pennsylvania’s FIRST Indoor Waterpark opened in 2002. The waterpark, located with 4 hotels and several restaurants is loaded with rides and slides, so you will end the day waterlogged. Some slides are contained inside the building, but the neat use of space has a few […]

William Penn Memorial Fire Tower

William Penn Memorial Fire Tower

A spiral staircase containing 120 steel steps leads to an enclosed observation deck. The deck is encased in glass block for year round enjoyment. From there you’re able to see as far as 5th and Penn sts.

H2ooohh!

H2ooohh!

H20ooohh is an Indoor Family Waterpark located at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos.

They feature Pennsylvania’s FIRST indoor Flow Rider – endless surfing wave – the Komodo Dragon!

In keeping with the tropical/jungle theme, you can ride various slides like the Viper, Pirahna and Amazon Blast; and enjoy other features including the Lava Springs hot tubs, Jungle Falls and Leaping Lizards kids play areas.

This indoor waterpark is open to the general public. You DO NOT have to stay overnight to use the facilities.

Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks

Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks

Where science, adventure, and discovery are NATURALLY FUN !   Family-friendly, one-hour interpretive tours of two spectacular crystal caverns. Daily spring, summer, and fall. Winter by appointment. Educational programs for schools and youth groups our specialty. Home School Days, badge programs for Girl and Boy Scouts, […]

Delaware National Scenic River

Delaware National Scenic River

Middle Delaware National Scenic River is a 40-mile stretch of river entirely located within, and entirely administered by, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. In additon to the Middle Delaware, the Delaware River is part of four additional national park units: The headquarters are in […]

Linglestown Paintball

Linglestown Paintball

If action, adrenaline and running around in the woods is your thing, then why not hunt down an opponent at the Linglestown Paintball Fields!

With 13 different field encompassing 39 acres, you can take advantage of the varied terrain and obstacles to create a different game each time.

Linglestown Paintball also hosts scenario games in the spring and fall.

Concerned about being ‘new’ to the game and being overpowered by another team? Don’t worry, teams are set up and created in a way to best separate skill sets to provide a fun and balanced game.

Check out the website for more information.


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