Ski Denton is located in Potter county – within the Denton Hill State Park. Denton has over 20 downhill trails, a snowboard park, snow tubing and 4 lifts to bring you back to the top. Lodging is also available on site.
Month: August 2020
Blue Knob State Park offers year-round wilderness adventures on 6,128 acres of woodland. The park is in the northwestern tip of Bedford County, west of I-99. Altoona, Johnstown and Bedford are within 25 miles of this scenic park. The elevation of the park can cause …
The Academy of Natural Sciences was founded in 1812 and is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. Their mission is “the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences.” Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district, the Academy is known for its scientific research, collections, exhibitions and educational programs.
The Academy hosts several traveling exhibits each year or creates its own exhibits.
Their permanent exhibits include: Dinosaur Hall, Butterfiles! Outside In, and the Live Animal Center.
Independence Seaport Museum is located at Penns Landing in Phildelphia. The museum is home to the galleries, a wooden boat building workshop, the Olympia and what seems to be the kids favorite, the World War II Submarine Becuna. Permanent and temporary exhibits are shown at …
The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major United States city to house and interpret the life and work of African Americans. Our doors are open for your enjoyment and enlightenment six days a week. Visit us and experience …
Imagine walking through a beating human heart. Watching science in motion. Discovering the body, electric, the stars and more all in the same day! The Franklin Institute offers 3 floors of learning, including 9 permanent exhibits and many traveling exhibits.
Visitors can learn about the smallest parts of humans to the great expanse of outer space – and all of the fun science in between.
The Franklin Institutes website offers a current look at all programs, exhibits and other experiences.
The U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center (USAHEC) is the premier facility for historical research on U.S. Army history and is dedicated to “Telling the Army story…one Soldier at a time.” This interactive and interpretive facility includes the Military History Institute archives, Visitor and Education Center and Exhibits, and …
Lyman Run State Park, a 595 acre facility, is in Potter County. The state park offers camping – with flush toilets and hot showers, hiking and swimming in the summertime. During the winter there are snowmobile trails, and ice skating is available, weather permitting. Fishing …
The iconic “Tricky Triangle” is NASCAR’s home in Pennsylvania. Twice each summer the excitement of NASCAR roars through the Pocono Mountains. In 2016, NASCAR returns for its 42nd year! This year’s action includes the Pocono ARCA 200 on June 3rd, the Inaugural XFINITY Series 250 on June 4th, and the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 will be held on June 5th. In July NASCAR comes back to town with the Modspace 150 on July 29th, the Pocono Mountains 150 on July 30th, and the Pennsylvania 400 on July 31st. Let’s not forget that The Verizon Series returns in 2016 with the ABC Supply 500 on August 21st.
For more than four decades, fans from around the world have gathered to watch legends like Petty, Earnhardt, and Allison make their mark. Today, a new generation packs the twin-spired Grandstand to cheer the likes of Dale Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Danica Patrick, and Chase Elliott battle at 200 mph for the coveted checkered-flag. Forty teams and drivers come to Long Pond, but only one leaves soaked with the sweat and champagne that rains down in Victory Lane.
We look forward to seeing you this summer. After all, summer starts and ends at Pocono Raceway!
Known for its popular camping area, Locust Lake State Park nestles on the side of Locust Mountain. The 52-acre Locust Lake is located between two campgrounds and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the 1,089-acre park. A bike trail and a number of hiking trails wind through the park and vary to steep and challenging trails for hearty hikers.