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!

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

From LeMans to Nascar, this museum has followed the history racing and how the sports car has evolved.

Compiled over 50 years by Dr.Frederick Simeone, whose love of cars and racing in general, has lead to the current collection of 60 of the rarest racing sports cars in the world.

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 onto their 3 acre lot for Demonstration Days.

The museum has attracted personalities like Jay Leno, who have come out to drive their cars. They were also awarded museum of the year by the International Motoring Award of London.

This is the place to go whether you’re a car afficionado or a racing buff!

Make sure you check out their events calendar! You never know who you might run into.

 

Flagship Niagara and Maritime Museum

Flagship Niagara and Maritime Museum

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

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.

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 

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 attention. When checking schedules, keep that in mind, but really consider taking a trip during one of these themed excursions.

If you are heading out in the summertime, don’t miss the open air car, debuted in the spring of 2010.

Alpine Mountain

Alpine Mountain

Alpine Mountain offers skiing (21 Trails), snowboarding including a half pipe, and 6 chutes for snow tubing. There is more, including lessons and a full service ski lodge. Located in the Pocono Mountains, Alpine is not one of the larger resorts, but because of that, 

Gifford Pinchot State Park

Gifford Pinchot State Park

Gifford Pinchot State Park ia a 2,338-acre full service park in northern York County along PA 177 between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry (near Roundtop Ski Area). The park consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides with the 340-acre Pinchot Lake serving as 

Hershey Park

Hershey Park

HersheyPark, established in 1907 has some of the wildest rollercoasters around.

Built in Chocolate Town for the workers of the Hershey Company, HersheyPark has grown into a huge complex of rides and attractions.

My personal favorite, the Great Bear, (an aggressive thrill ride) is a suspended coaster where your feet hang inches from the ground!

Whatever your thrill, HersheyPark has something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

This park is nestled in the gap of Tuscarora Mountain. Dedicated in honor of the 15th president of the United States, this narrow, peaceful hollow is the site of James Buchanan’s birthplace. A stone pyramid monument surrounded by majestic conifers stands on the site of 

Swigart Antique Car Museum

Swigart Antique Car Museum

At this time the museum is now a non-profit and contains more than 140 cars.

Waldameer Water World

Waldameer Water World

Opening in 1800 as Hoffman’s  picnic grove, Erie Electric Co leased the property in 1896 and renamed it Waldameer.  As the years went on they began to grow and with each decade they added new amusements and became one of the the oldest family owned theme parks in Pennsylvania.

They have a kiddie park and water rides as well as a roller coaster for those who dare!

There’s also midaway games, food and free shows.

Parking and admission to the park itself are free.

Rides and the waterpark charge admission.