Month: August 2019

Tyler State Park

Tyler State Park

Tyler State Park consists of 1,711 acres in Bucks County. Park roads, trails, and facilities are carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several interesting sections.

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.

Big Spring State Park

Big Spring State Park

Tucked in the side of Conococheague Mountain, Big Spring State Park is a quaint picnic and hiking area. A short loop trail leads to a partially completed railroad tunnel with historic interpretation at the trailhead. The park also provides access to the Iron Horse Trail for day and overnight hiking. The park takes its name from nearby Big Spring, whose waters form the scenic Shermans Creek.

Hershey Park

Hershey Park

HersheyPark, established in 1907 has some of the wildest rollercoasters around. Built in Chocolate Town for the workers of the Hershey Company, HersheyPark has grown into a huge complex of rides and attractions. My personal favorite, the Great Bear, (an aggressive thrill ride) is a…

Shocktoberfest

Shocktoberfest

Shocktoberfest has so many attractions you won’t know where to start. Once you get your wits scared out of you the spinning won’t stop either! Try out your luck with the BioHazard Hay Ride, The Toxic Asylum, The Prison of the Dead, Club Shock (a…

Swigart Antique Car Museum

Swigart Antique Car Museum

In 1895 Emmett Swigart began collecting  automobiles while selling insurance. By 1935 his collection got so big he had to look for a larger building to house his cars and decided to move his insurance practice along with it.

He bought a large home and refurbished it with salvaged parts from old Phhiladelphia homes, making display areas for his now growing collection of license plates.

By the time of his death he had preserved 12 cars,nurmerous hood ornaments, name plates, license plates.

The only interested party was William, of his children, the renamed the collection the Swigart Motor Museum and in 1957 moved it to it’s present location.

William continue to grow the collection until his death in 2000.  At this time the museum is now a non-profit and contains more  than 140 cars.

Sculpted Ice Works

Sculpted Ice Works

The Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Ice Harvest Museum is located in Lakeville, PA off route 590. This two-part attraction includes the factory tour, where you can see how an ics sculpture is created.  From the process to freeze water into crystal clear blocks…

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Since 1965 Lake Tobias Wildlife Park has been fascinating patrons with its wild, exotic animals and adventure-seeking safari tours. The safari tours are the most popular attraction at Lake Tobias – and you get really close to the animals. There are approximately 500 animals that…

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver features two waterslides, a heated swimming pool, a Children’s Splash and Play area, plus mini golf.

Each of the winding and twisting slides are 380′ long! They are called the White Water Innertube Ride and the Atomic Blaster.

WildRiver is located in the tourist area of Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge & Conference Center.

Koziar’s Christmas Village

Koziar’s Christmas Village

Koziars has been named the best light display in the world. It is absolutely worth the trip! Make it your new tradition.

Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum

Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum

Even if you’ve never played baseball or watched a game, if there’s one museum you visit this year, this has to be the one.

Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden

Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden

For twenty seven years the care takers of the garden have been not only maintaining the plants but also have been renewing the gardens of the bible,bringing the plants here before the first frost.

With over 1oo tropical plants and a new theme represented each year, Rodef has attracted thousands of visitors from around the world. Each of their plants has the distinction of either having a Biblical name or being named in the bible itself.

This is a wonderful place for the photographer, the hortoculturist, the devout or for anyone that just wants to see the true beauty that nature has to offer.

 

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…

Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway

The iconic “Tricky Triangle” is NASCAR’s home in Pennsylvania. Twice each summer the excitement of NASCAR roars through the Pocono Mountains. In 2016, NASCAR returns for its 42nd year! This year’s action includes the Pocono ARCA 200 on June 3rd, the Inaugural XFINITY Series 250…

Cherry Crest Farms

Cherry Crest Farms

Accept the challenge and claim victory in your quest for freedom from the tyranny of the world’s largest mind bender. Of course we are talking about the mega corn maze,The Amazing Maize Maze™. As seen on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Lifetime Cable, and in People Magazine, Cherry-Crest Farm’s featured attraction is an amazing maze sculpted into a five-acre cornfield. The `theme` of our maze changes from year to year, so you’ll want to mark your calendars and make this event your own personal annual attraction!

Note:  Not open on Sundays!  Please keep this in mind when planning your visit.

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