Month: September 2019

GoggleWorks Center for The Arts

GoggleWorks Center for The Arts

Once you visit the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, you’ll want to go back again and again!

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…

The Stoogeum

The Stoogeum

Are you a fan of the Three Stooges??  The Stoogeum is the world’s first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia. Containing close to 100,000 pieces of memorabilia, offers fans a chance to view a vast array of artifacts which celebrate the legacy of this legendary comedy team.

This 3 story, 10,000 square-foot building houses artifacts as early as 1918, several interactive displays, a research library and even an 85 seat theatre used for film screenings and special presentations.

The Stoogeum is also used as the headquarters for The Three Stooges Fan club with 2000 members worldwide. An annual meeting of the fan club brings together Stooges relatives,supporting actors, impersonators and fans with the Stoogeum at the hub of the event.

Once a month they have open house, check their website for dates.

Even if your not a fan of slapstick you can appreciate the history.

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Greenwood Furnace State Park

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,…

Boiling Springs Pool

Boiling Springs Pool

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…

Frances Slocum State Park

Frances Slocum State Park

Frances Slocum State Park consists of 1,035 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County. Frances Slocum Lake is the focal point of the park and forms a horseshoe covering 165 acres.

Moraine State Park

Moraine State Park

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…

Point State Park

Point State Park

After you’re done, you can enjoy fishing, boating and hiking. Bring a picnic and make a day of it!

Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

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.

 

Delaware Canal State Park

Delaware Canal State Park

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…

Johnstown Flood Museum

Johnstown Flood Museum

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…

Childrens Museum

Childrens Museum

This museum opened in 1997. It contains the favorite, hands-on displays like the Kids Corner Store, Bedrock Cave and the Bubble machine.  Over the years they’ve added special exhibits including Air Toss and Air Sorter.   For the science minded the Eriez Magnetics, originally built for industry in 1942.  Then there’s the Lordton Train exhibit. The original exhibit was built in1985 for chemical trade shows.

There is something here for all ages!Come and leave your mark! Make a hand print tile for our permanent display.

The Frick Art and Historical Center Grounds

The Frick Art and Historical Center Grounds

Come and enjoy the beauty of the Greenhouse, the sleekness of Cars and appreciate the Art Museum and all the history they brought with them!

Pymatuning State Park

Pymatuning State Park

While you’re there you can visit the Pennsylvania Spillway and it’s incredible phenomenom of “ducks walking on water”, where the fish come to be feed by the visitors and are so dense, the duck walk along their backs to share the food!

Indian Echo Caverns

Indian Echo Caverns

In 1929, Indian Echo Caverns were opened to the public.  The caverns were an immediate success until the depression era.   Many rooms and crystal clear lakes can be found in the caverns.

Bring a sweatshirt or light jacket, because the caverns are a consistent and comfortable 52 degrees year round.

A 45 minute guided tour will take you through the history and geological formations.

Tip: As of this writing, there is a printable coupon on the website.