Come explore the premier Pocono resort any time of year at Jack Frost Big Boulder, where snow comes first. Located in the scenic mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania, we are the ideal destination for your next winter retreat or summer get-away. The best skiing, snowboarding, snow …
Month: June 2020
America’s first zoo and one of the region’s foremost conservation organizations, the Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to over 1,500 animals, many of which are rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in …
The legend continues at Jason’s Woods with the signature Haunted Hayride. Each year new haunted attractions are built around the terrifying tour through the woods. In addition to all the attractions, live events and contests are featured each weekend.
Bands, contests, competitions, food and fun are all available each weekend from late September until Halloween.
As of 2011, the price includes 3 of 5 attractions, plus 2 bonus features. Check website for more information.
Little Buffalo State Park is a place where people have met for centuries. Besides having extensive picnic areas, hiking trails and a lake for fishing and boating, the park is steeped in history. Historical features include a covered bridge, a restored, operating grist mill, an …
White Water Adventures serves the Upper, Middle, and Lower Youghiogheny River located southeast of Pittsburgh along the Ohiopyle State Park.
Guided tours in and alongside each raft are available.
The Upper Yough is the hardest, followed by the Lower, leaving the Middle as the easiest and ‘family friendly’ section of the river.
Accommodations can be found in Ohiopyle at motels and lodges – or in the state park where camping is available.
Jimmy Stewart was actually 4th generation Pennsylvanian. He was born on Pennsylvania St in Indiana Pa. He was a boyscout, went to Princeton and studied architecture. He also played the accordian and served in the service. Most people don’t know that Jimmy also wrote poetry, some of which was published.
Mt. Pisgah State Park is in the scenic Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. Mt. Pisgah has an elevation 2,260 feet. A dam on Mill Creek forms Stephen Foster Lake.
Boating is permitted on Stephen Foster Lake, with mooring spaces and boat rentals available. Ten miles of trails for hiking lead through various landscapes. Swimming is allowed in the pool in the summertime, with a nearby picnic area. Fishing is permitted on Stephen Foster Lake all year round, with ice skating and snowmobiling also possible in the wintertime.