Month: November 2020

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom continues to be the most complete and affordable family entertainment destination in the region.  The entire family gets a double dose of fun with Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom – two great parks for the price of one. For the little 

William Penn Memorial Fire Tower

William Penn Memorial Fire Tower

A spiral staircase containing 120 steel steps leads to an enclosed observation deck. The deck is encased in glass block for year round enjoyment. From there you’re able to see as far as 5th and Penn sts.

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Blue Mountain has the fun you seek… and it’s all in the perfect location, only 75 miles from Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley, 15 miles from the Lehigh Valley and 165 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Come and ski Blue Mountain – with its 1,082-foot vertical, plenty of trails for ALL abilities and five terrain parks with the Region’s only BigAirBag.

Blue Mountain has 39 trails, including 2 new trails Little Gap and Razorback. Plus, with our 13 lifts, including our Hi-Speed Detachable Six Passenger lift, first one in eastern Pennsylvania, and Hi-Speed detachable Quad lift, you are back on top in no time. Snowtubing is fun for everyone…36” or taller. 21 thrilling snowslides that are over 1,000 feet long.

Brand new for this year, Blue Mountain is a US Luge Training and Recruitment Site. Next to our Tubing Park we will have the only East Coast Natural US Luge track that is open for the public. We will also have official US Luge coaches working to evaluate our guests to possibly be selected for the US Olympic team! Guests get three runs for $10.00.

When its time to warm up there are 3 lodges to pick from, Summit Lodge, Valley Lodge & Tubing Lodge. The Explorer Program for children & Childcare are located in our Summit Lodge.

H2ooohh!

H2ooohh!

H20ooohh is an Indoor Family Waterpark located at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos. They feature Pennsylvania’s FIRST indoor Flow Rider – endless surfing wave – the Komodo Dragon! In keeping with the tropical/jungle theme, you can ride various slides like the Viper, Pirahna and 

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. 

Lost River Caverns

Lost River Caverns

Way back in 1883, while digging on a limestone quarry site, the Lost River Caverns was ‘opened’ up accidentally.  In 1930, handrails were added so that visitors and tourist could view the natural formations that have occured.

Its Crystal Chapel has been the site of over 80 weddings – and back before it was open to the public, an area was used as a great ballroom.

The temps are a constant 52 degrees, so bring along a sweater or jacket.

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen,” so begins Poe’s famous short story “The Black Cat,” written while living in this house with his family. Writer, editor, popular poet and inventor of the detective story, Edgar Allan Poe 

French Creek State Park

French Creek State Park

Set amidst the old, quaint and picturesque farmland of southeast Pennsylvania, French Creek offers two lakes–Hopewell and Scotts Run, extensive forests and almost 40 miles of hiking trails. Adjacent to the park lies Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site that features a cold-blast furnace restored to 

Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo

With its convenient location in the heart of Montgomery County, easy access from major area roadways, free parking, beautiful animals and gardens, it’s no surprise that the Philadelphia Business Journal ranks Elmwood Park Zoo as one of the most popular destinations in the region.

Come join the thousands of families, students, community groups and animal lovers flock to the zoo for its animal exhibits, educations programs, spacious playground and special events and activities all year round.    We offer a number of attractive amenities and Elmwood Park Zoo’s Guest Services Department is dedicated to ensuring that you have a great time while you’re here!

Can’t make it to the zoo soon? You can visit us at our Outpost at the Plymouth Meeting Mall! Our Outpost is a mini-museum of animal artifacts, as well as a source of information about Elmwood Park Zoo.  Buy your tickets there and then come visit the zoo! Hours vary.

Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway

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 

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!

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park is in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of a vast portion of eastern Pennsylvania and portions of New Jersey and New York.

The park will close seven days after the end of deer season in December and will reopen as conditions permit in the spring.

Big Pocono State Park facilities are maintained in cooperation with the Camelback Ski Corporation.

Rodin Museum

Rodin Museum

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 

Pymatuning State Park

Pymatuning State Park

Pymatuning State Park is the largest state park in Pennsylvania and anything you could possibly want to do, it’s here!

With three campgrounds it has more than any other park. Along with boating, fishing and swimming , at Pymatuning you can enjoying plenty of summer recreational opportunities.

More of a fall or winter vacationer? Then enjoy the parks seven mile hiking trail or picnic while sight-seeing. If you’re the sportsman try ice-fishing, hunting or cross-country skiing.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission operate a fish hatchery and visitor center, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission has wildlife viewing areas and a learning center.

While you’re there you can visit the Pennsylvania Spillway and it’s incredible phenomenom of “ducks walking on water”, where the fish come to be feed by the visitors and are so dense, the duck walk along their backs to share the food!