Once you visit the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, you’ll want to go back again and again!
Month: September 2019
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 “as pure a son of liberty, as I have ever known…”
Open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 4 pm, CLOSED MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS.
Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Huntingdon County, historic Greenwood Furnace State Park offers a unique recreational experience. The park is on the western edge of an area of Central Pennsylvania known as the Seven Mountains. It is an area of rugged beauty, abundant wildlife,…
The Boiling Springs Pool was built in 1927 and is the oldest pool in Cumberland County Pennsylvania. Four pools, three waterslides and a full service snack bar are ready to keep you entertained for the whole day.
There is plenty of grass areas, sun and shade, plus picnic tables for your group.
Don’t miss the special events and discount deals. Check out the website for up to the minute details!
Memorial Lake State Park’s 230 acres is near the base of Blue Mountain. The park is surrounded by Fort Indiantown Gap, the headquarters for the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard. Boat rentals, warm-water fishing, and light easy hiking are common activities at Memorial Lake…
Moraine State Park is an outstanding example of environmental engineering achievement, as it has been restored from prior coal mining and oil and gas drilling practices.
Swimming is permitted at two sand beaches in the summer: Pleasant Valley Beach, and Lakeview Beach. Showers, changing facilities and food concessions are available. Pleasant Valley Beach has a sand volleyball court, and a disc golf course is located in the Lakeview Day Use Area.
Sailboats, rowboats, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, motorboats and pontoon boats may be rented in the summer. Races and regattas for sailboats are held throughout the summertime. Windsurfing, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, biking, and trail biking are commonplace, with bike rental available.
The waterfowl observation deck will provide viewing of frogs, great blue heron, short green heron, belted kingfisher, loons, osprey, and bald eagles.
A backpacker shelter exists, and organized group tenting with water, tables, and grills, but no showers can be reserved in the summer. Eleven modern cabins are available for rent year-round. These electrically heated cabins sleep six people and have two bedrooms, bathroom with shower, kitchen, and dining/living area.
Winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, iceboating, ice fishing, and ice skating.
In 1861 Julius Sturgis had the first pretzel bakery ever to be opened. Located in historic Lititz, Pennsylvania, visitors can tour the original pretzel bakery, get a hands-on lesson in pretzel twisting, and watch the bakers twisting old-fashioned soft pretzels by hand.
During your tour, each person is given their own piece of dough and taught how to twist a pretzel.They also get to see the ovens and visit the kitchens where the pretzels are made. And when your done, everyone gets complimentary “Little Ones” hardpretzels at the end of their visit.
Kids of all ages love trying their hand at pretzel twisting.
They will accomodate groups of all sizes, over 10 please call for reservations.
Sturgis pretzels are a staple of Lancaster. Come in for yourself and see why.
Rides, Waterworks, a Speedway, MiniGolf? What more can you ask for in an amusement park? The DelGrosso Amusement park, in businesss since the turn of the century (the early 1900’s, not just this past turn…) has undergone many changes keeping in step with the idea…
The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender’s House Visitor Center are at New Hope. A walk along the 60-mile towpath…
On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died. It’s a story of great tragedy, and of triumphant recovery. You’ll see exhibits, a 3-D multimedia presentation and an Academy Award-winning documentary. Tickets include admission to the Heritage Discovery Center. For more information, call 888-222-1889 or visit www.jaha.org.