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.
Month: July 2019
The 2,981-acre Yellow Creek State Park is in Indiana County along one of the first “highways” in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers. Today, visitors enjoy the sand beach, picnicking and the […]
The 1,200-acre Keystone State Park is great for day-trips and family vacations year-round. Camping, modern cabins, many trails and a lake are all within walking distance, providing an ideal setting for wildlife watching or outdoor adventures. The park is within easy driving distance from the Pittsburgh metropolitan area and its many attractions.
The six miles of trails are open year-round for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. All trails are rated from easy to moderate with parking available at most of the trailheads. All trails are foot traffic only, except for Lakeside Trail, which is open to bikes.
Eagle Rock Resort is set amongst the beautiful Blue Mountains and offers downhill skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. With short lift lines, you will be able to enjoy the whole mountain at Eagle Rock Resort. The latest snow making equipment ensures a covered mountain for […]
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 […]
Blue Knob All Seasons Resort in Claysburg, PA, near Altoona is the highest skiable mountain in Pennsylvania. It has challenging slopes, and long weet rides for skiers and snowboarders alike.
Snow tubing and nordic (cross country) skiing are also available.
Stats: 34 Trails with a Vertical Drop of 1072′
Beginner 20% • Intermediate 35% • Advanced 35% • Expert 10
Neshaminy State Park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. The park measures 339 acres. Boating is quite popular at Neshaminy State Park, offering 370 marina slips, which are in high demand. There is a swimming pool open in […]
Idlewild park began as a recreation and picnic area as early as 1878. Since 1931, the park has been steadily expanding to include seven different themes, including Old Idlewild, SoakZone, Raccoon Lagoon, and more.
In 1956, The Storybook Forest was added to Idlewild, a unique theme based upon fairy tales and nursery rhyme characters. Then came the Jumpin’ Jungle, an extensive play area where kids can pretend to be Tarzan on Tarzan’s Swing or climb to the top of the Net Climb. Kids can meet Henrietta Pussycat and X the Owl In Mister Roger’s neighborhood, based on the popular children’s television show.
The H20hhh Zone was created in the 1980’s, featuring water slides and rides. After doubling in size, and incorporating more modern water rides, it warranted the more appropriate name – SoakZone!
At Living Treasures in Moraine, you can see and interact with hundreds of animals from around the world. There are several species of birds, primates, big cats, reptiles and more! Featured exhibits include a rare white tiger, near extinct barbary lions, laughing hyenas, and large […]
The Railroad Museum of PA has a huge amount of exhibits and information available, covering the history of railroading in the United States. You can see the history and heritage of the old steam trains to the technology and advancement through the years. Over 100 […]
Little Buffalo State Park is a place where people have met for centuries. Besides having extensive picnic areas, hiking trails and a lake for fishing and boating, the park is steeped in history. Historical features include a covered bridge, a restored, operating grist mill, an old farm house built on the site of a colonial tavern, and a narrow gauge railroad trace which feature one of the original railroad cars.
A state-of-the art swimming pool which is nearly half an acre in size sits along Holman Dam and features waterslides and a sprayground. The pool has a capacity of 1,285 swimmers. The summer hours are 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Operating since 1997 in Harrisburg, the Appalachian Brewing Company has expanded to include the Abbey Bar, and brewpubs in Camp Hill and Gettysburg. Using natural ingredients and strict quality guidelines, the brewing company has turned out a good number of flagship brews including Trail Blaze […]
The 15,990-acre Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County, lies in the western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. This large park has over 40 miles of hiking trails, three state park natural areas and miles of trout streams. The Boulder Field, a striking boulder-strewn area, is a National Natural Landmark.