Month: August 2020

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!

George’s Furniture & Wood Shop

George’s Furniture & Wood Shop

It’s amazing how they start with simple wood and turn it into a beautiful piece of furniture that will surely become the next antique to be past down in your family. It’s an experience you will always remember.

The Mutter Museum

The Mutter Museum

Featured on the Discovery Channel,this Museum was started through donations by  Dr. Thomas Mutter. His intent was to improve medical education. Since 1858 the college has kept its’ promise to Dr. Mutter, but some of the displays, though all are real, border on the macabe.

The donations left by Dr. Mutter stipulated that the college continue to expand the collection,which they did, build a brick building to house and maintain it, and provide lectures on the contents.

All of the displays contain natural phenomenon, some which grew unnaturally. The Mutter Museum of The College of Physicians is also known as the museum of Medical oddities. A fascinating and unforgettable museum for most ages.

Whitetail Mountain

Whitetail Mountain

It will be a beautiful day today to spend at Whitetail with sunny skies and lots of snow. Also, come out midweek to avoid those long lift lines to get more turns in! We have 13 trails open and 7 lifts in operation, and we 

Simeone Automotive Museum

Simeone Automotive Museum

The Simeone Automotive Museum places each car into a display dipicting a scene in which they raced. They rotate the exhibits on a regular basis and take their cars out on their 3 acre lot for Demonstration Days.

Flagship Niagara and Maritime Museum

Flagship Niagara and Maritime Museum

Enter the world of Lake Erie. Learn its history.  Starting with the War of 1812 through the present day, the Erie Maritime Museum.Opening in 1998 the museum will take you back in time, and the events surrounding Lake Erie.

Behind the building is the reconstructed Niagara. When she’s in port you can get a tour. If you’re more adventurous you might want to join her crew.

Come see and hear U.S. history in the making!

Living Treasures Animal Park – Moraine

Living Treasures Animal Park – Moraine

At Living Treasures in Moraine, you can see and interact with hundreds of animals from around the world. There are several species of birds, primates, big cats, reptiles and more! Featured exhibits include a rare white tiger, near extinct barbary lions, laughing hyenas, and large 

Delaware National Scenic River

Delaware National Scenic River

Middle Delaware National Scenic River is a 40-mile stretch of river entirely located within, and entirely administered by, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. In additon to the Middle Delaware, the Delaware River is part of four additional national park units: The headquarters are in 

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 “as pure a son of liberty, as I have ever known…”

Hours:
Open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 4 pm, CLOSED MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

The People’s Path, and America’s First National Scenic Trail `The body of the Trail is provided by the lands it traverses, and its soul is in the living stewardship of the volunteers and workers of the Appalachian Trail community.` -from the Appalachian Trail Management Principles, 

Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. The park measures 339 acres. Boating is quite popular at Neshaminy State Park, offering 370 marina slips, which are in high demand. There is a swimming pool open in 

Kennywood Amusement Park

Kennywood Amusement Park

Kennywood is an historic amusement park dating back to 1898. Kenny’s Grove, as the location was once known, originated as a trolley park and picnic spot. Today it is full scale amusement park with a ride for everyone!

Kennywood offers roller coasters and thrill rides, including “Phantom’s Revenge” which zips at 85 mph, and plunges 230 feet! Other themes include haunted rides such as “Garfield’s Nightmare”, water rides like “Raging Rapids”, kiddie rides, and of course the classic “Merry-Go-Round”.

Caledonia State Park

Caledonia State Park

The 1,125-acre Caledonia State Park is in Adams and Franklin counties, midway between Chambersburg and Gettysburg on US 30. Caledonia is in the northernmost section of the Blue Ridge Mountains known locally as South Mountain. Blue Mountain, the easternmost ridge of the Allegheny Mountains, is 

New Hope and Ivyland Railroad

New Hope and Ivyland Railroad

Enjoy a ride on the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad – with restored 1920 era passenger cars. The ride runs through the hills and valleys of Bucks County, PA. Although the railway has regular daily schedules, its holiday trains do draw quite a bit of 

Terry Hill Waterpark

Terry Hill Waterpark

Terry Hill Waterpark was taken over by new owners and is going through a renovation. Plans are to re-open this park in 2012.

However, Terry Hill Waterpark has quite a few slides, rivers, and pools, plus miniature golf.