Month: November 2020

Nescopeck State Park

Nescopeck State Park

Bordered on the south by steep Mount Yeager and on the north by Nescopeck Mountain, Nescopeck State Park encompasses wetlands, rich forests and many diverse habitats. Nescopeck Creek, a favorite of anglers, meanders through the park. Nineteen miles of hiking trails uncover unique wildlife habitats. 

Erie Art Museum

Erie Art Museum

What’s now known as the Erie Art Museum continues to grow and expand so you never know what you’ll find on your next visit!

Rodin Museum

Rodin Museum

In 1929 the Rodin museum opened it’s doors for the first time. One of his most recognizable pieces is “The Thinker”. Through the years the Museum of Art has kept up the Rodin Museum but found the building and surrounding french garden small and overgrown. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society teamed up with the Philadelphia Art Museum and through their efforts, along with support from the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation spent three years on a rejuvenation project to see that the Rodin Museum was again one of the jewels of the Philadelphia Parkway.

 

 

Archbald Pothole State Park

Archbald Pothole State Park

Archbald Pothole State Park is a 150-acre park in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park is named for Archbald Pothole, a geologic feature that formed during the Wisconsin Glacial Period, around 15,000 years ago. The pothole is 38 feet deep and has an elliptical shape. The diameter 

Hickory Run State Park

Hickory Run State Park

The 15,990-acre Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County, lies in the western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. This large park has over 40 miles of hiking trails, three state park natural areas and miles of trout streams. The Boulder Field, a striking boulder-strewn area, is 

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

Sitting astride South Mountain, Kings Gap offers a panoramic view of the Cumberland Valley. Sixteen miles of hiking trails interconnect three main areas and are open year-round. Kings Gap offers environmental education programs from the pre-school environmental awareness program to environmental problem solving programs.

The grounds are open to the public year-round from 8:00 a.m. to sunset. Sixteen miles of hiking trails connect with three main day use areas of the center: Pine Plantation Day Use Area, Pond Day Use Area and Mansion Day Use Area. A 32-room stone mansion on the mountaintop houses the center’s office and the training center.

Laurel Mountain State Park

Laurel Mountain State Park

High atop Laurel Ridge at close to 3,000 feet in elevation, Laurel Mountain State Park features a family-oriented downhill skiing area and beautiful views of the rolling countryside of the Ligonier Valley. The slopes and trails provide opportunities for skiers and snowboarders of all levels 

Hiawatha Riverboat

Hiawatha Riverboat

Hiawatha Paddleboat Tours is a paddlewheel excursion boat that cruises up and down the Susquehanna River. Built nearly 50 years after it’s namesake, the Hiawatha is one of the most popular attractions in central Pennsylvania.  The original Hiawatha was a steam-driven stern-wheeler that was one 

Awbury Arboretum

Awbury Arboretum

For nearly 100 years Awbury Arboretum has been open free to the public.  Awbury’s grounds were laid out in the 19th century in the English landscape garden tradition with the advice of the celebrated horticulturalist William Saunders. This 55 acre facility was originally donated as several parcels of land. Opened year round to experience the wonder of each season and the beauty of nature as it happens. It brings out the photographer in all of us.

Please take some time to explore the Arboretum, We know you’ll be glad you did.

Camelback Ski Mountain

Camelback Ski Mountain

Camelback Ski Area is the largest in the Poconos, with 33 trails & 13 lifts, plus a half pipe and terrain park – ALL LIGHTED for night skiing! Open during the normal Pennsylvania ski season, Camelback offers regular admissions, group and special admissions, plus rentals, 

Jean Bonnet Tavern

Jean Bonnet Tavern

So if you have an interest in the paranormal or if you’re just interested in “things that go bump in the night”, have a meal, get a room and see if any spectres keep you awake at night.

Spring Mountain Ski Area

Spring Mountain Ski Area

Spring Mountain is the mountain where everyone begins their family tradition of Skiing, Snowboarding or Snow tubing. There simply is no better place to make the most of Winter. Spring Mountain has 8 trails, two snow tubing runs, four lifts, a terrain park and half-pipe, plus we’re just around the corner.

When there isn’t snow on the ground at home, Spring Mountain always has snow for you. Our state-of-the-art snow guns make all of the snow you’ll need, even without Mother Nature’s help.

If you or any member of your group don’t have equipment, don’t worry we have it all for you. Our rental area can provide you with the latest in: skis, ski boots, Burton snowboards, snowboarding boots, and helmets.

Plus if you need lessons we have a variety of programs designed to meet your abilities and help you take your skiing and snowboarding skills to new levels.

Spring Mountain is the perfect cure for the Winter blues! Get your family and friends out to Ski, Snowboard, or Snow tube today at the Philadelphia Areas destination for Winter sports SPRING MOUNTAIN!

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Since 1965 Lake Tobias Wildlife Park has been fascinating patrons with its wild, exotic animals and adventure-seeking safari tours. The safari tours are the most popular attraction at Lake Tobias – and you get really close to the animals. There are approximately 500 animals that 

Kalahari Indoor Waterpark

Kalahari Indoor Waterpark

Kalahari Resorts includes an indoor Waterpark with a lazy river, body and tube slides, and plenty of indoor fun for the whole family.  The waterpark has a retractable roof, but regardless of the weather conditions outside, you’ll be able to enjoy comfortable air and water 

Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards

In 1914 Arthur Linvil purchased a small parcel of land and barn and began selling milk and cream, but he wanted to grow peaches.

Now Linvilla Orchards is a 300 acre, family run farm that specializes in family fun.

Open year round, Linvilla offers more than just the standard pick-your-own fruit and farmers market. They’re known for their various festivals throughout the year, their massive Halloween Haunted house and pick-your-own pumpkin.

They have hayrides, a lake for fishing, a playground, a swim team. They even offer classes periodically.

Linvilla is free to get in but there may be an additional cost for some of the events. It’s well worth the visit,the place is beautiful.

GPS Address: 598 Linvil Rd Media pa