Month: September 2019

Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

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.

DelGrosso’s Amusement Park

DelGrosso’s Amusement Park

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…

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 is a stroll into American history. Paralleling the Delaware River between Easton and Bristol, this diverse park contains an historic canal and towpath, many miles of river shoreline and eleven river islands. From riverside to farm fields to historic towns, visitors to Delaware Canal State Park will enjoy the ever-changing scenery along its corridor.

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

There is something here for all ages!

The Frick Art and Historical Center Grounds

The Frick Art and Historical Center Grounds

In 1970 Helen Frick decided to share her childhood home and its contents with the world.

 Open to the public in 1990, Clayton now welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year and provides them with an intimate glimpse into the life of the Frick family a century ago.  The Center has continued to grow in the years following Clayton’s opening.  It now contains The Frick Art Museum, Car and Carriage Museum, and Greenhouse. Not only does it contain their personal automobiles but shows how they intertwined with the manufacturers of Pennsylvania.

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!

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park is in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of a vast portion of eastern Pennsylvania and…

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.

 

Children’s Museum

Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum has a mission, which is to enrich the lives of people in the region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. By…

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Hershey’s Chocolate World

It’s colorful and great for all ages! Best of all, you get a free sample when you get off!

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Set on 92 Acres, the Morris Arboretum is Pennsylvania’s Official Arboretum. Open all year, patrons can experience all the seasons and see some of Pennsylvania’s oldest trees. There are over 13,000 plants to explore and learn about.

There are many attractions included in the arboretum, but the favorite is “Out on a Limb”, the tree house, 50ft in the air. With netting and a human-size nest, visitors can get a birds eye view of the facility.

Strasburg Rail Road

Strasburg Rail Road

Strolling through the historic East Strasburg Station and the neighboring town of Strasburg, exploring the engines and rail cars up-close and riding beautifully restored trains are so much fun that you’ll almost forget that you’re immersed in a richly educational experience — learning about steam…

Little Pine State Park

Little Pine State Park

The 2,158-acre Little Pine State Park is in a beautiful mountain section of Tiadaghton State Forest in PA Wilds. The 94-acre Little Pine Lake, hiking trails and the campground are prime attractions to the park. The campground opens the first weekend in April and closes…

Laurel Summit State Park

Laurel Summit State Park

This scenic picnic area is operated by the Bureau of State Parks. The 6-acre area offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. The area is 2,739 feet above sea level and several degrees cooler than surrounding towns. This area also provides trailhead parking for Spruce Flats bog and Wolf Rocks.