Month: November 2019

Canoe Creek State Park

Canoe Creek State Park

Canoe Creek State Park, 12 miles east of Altoona, is a modern day use facility developed during the Project 70 expansion era of state parks and was dedicated in 1979. The vast openness of this 958-acre park is exemplified with a panoramic view when cresting 

Milton State Park

Milton State Park

Milton State Park is an 82-acre island on the West Branch Susquehanna River, between the Boroughs of Milton and West Milton. The northern half of the park has day use facilities with a seasonal restroom and the southern half remains in a wooded state for 

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Blue Mountain has the fun you seek… and it’s all in the perfect location, only 75 miles from Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley, 15 miles from the Lehigh Valley and 165 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Come and ski Blue Mountain – with its 1,082-foot vertical, plenty of trails for ALL abilities and five terrain parks with the Region’s only BigAirBag.

Blue Mountain has 39 trails, including 2 new trails Little Gap and Razorback. Plus, with our 13 lifts, including our Hi-Speed Detachable Six Passenger lift, first one in eastern Pennsylvania, and Hi-Speed detachable Quad lift, you are back on top in no time. Snowtubing is fun for everyone…36” or taller. 21 thrilling snowslides that are over 1,000 feet long.

Brand new for this year, Blue Mountain is a US Luge Training and Recruitment Site. Next to our Tubing Park we will have the only East Coast Natural US Luge track that is open for the public. We will also have official US Luge coaches working to evaluate our guests to possibly be selected for the US Olympic team! Guests get three runs for $10.00.

When its time to warm up there are 3 lodges to pick from, Summit Lodge, Valley Lodge & Tubing Lodge. The Explorer Program for children & Childcare are located in our Summit Lodge.

Crystal Cave

Crystal Cave

In 1871, Crystal Caves was discovered in the hillside of … farmland while his son and an assistant were mining limestone.   The cave was carefully protected and by 1872, the cave had railings and steps built, a cave tour put together, and the public could 

Tuscarora State Park

Tuscarora State Park

Locust Mountain seems to drop right into the southern side of Tuscarora Lake. The scenic picnic area plays host to many day trips and family reunions and the lake is a popular fishing spot. The 1,618-acre park is home to the Park Office and Visitor 

Zippo Lighter and Case Museum

Zippo Lighter and Case Museum

Did you know that Zippo is not only known for making quality lighters but also for making pocket knives? Zippo started in 1933 right here in Pennsylvania and continues do be manufactured right here today.

The museum is 15,000 square foot and takes you through Zippos history from their contributions in WWII to their place in Rock-n-Roll to each time Zippo was in a Hollywood film.

Fourteen custom-made Zippo street lighters line the drive leading up to the building. Over the entrance towers a 40-foot Zippo lighter with pulsating neon flame, and an enormous Case Canoe three bladed pocketknife. Enjoy a self-guided tour to learn the rich history of two American icons.

I would make sure I had a camera, this sounds like a great place to take photos.