Month: May 2021

Frances Slocum State Park

Frances Slocum State Park

Frances Slocum State Park consists of 1,035 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County. Frances Slocum Lake is the focal point of the park and forms a horseshoe covering 165 acres.

Linglestown Paintball

Linglestown Paintball

If action, adrenaline and running around in the woods is your thing, then why not hunt down an opponent at the Linglestown Paintball Fields! With 13 different field encompassing 39 acres, you can take advantage of the varied terrain and obstacles to create a different 

Curwensville Lake

Curwensville Lake

Curwensville Lake offers many opportunities to entertain the whole family. Biking, hiking, boating, and fishing are just a few. Bring a picnic, Frisbee, volleyball and some friends and enjoy a day or a whole weekend.

Camping and hiking provide an excellent opportunity to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Bring your bike and test the trails or open roadway. When the day is done sit back and enjoy a hot dog on the fire or check out the swimming area and relax.

Do you enjoy fishing or boating? Enjoy the open waters with your boat or kayak, or spend some relaxing time fishing for bass or bluegill.

Whether you’re having a family reunion or just some family fun, there’s plenty for everyone to do.  No matter what you decide, check their event calendar before you go. At Curwensville Lake, you’ll always discover something new. Additional fees may apply.

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort in Claysburg, PA, near Altoona is the highest skiable mountain in Pennsylvania. It has challenging slopes, and long weet rides for skiers and snowboarders alike. Snow tubing and nordic (cross country) skiing are also available. Stats: 34 Trails with a 

Wildwater Kingdom at Dorney Park

Wildwater Kingdom at Dorney Park

Looking to cool off at one of the best waterparks in the world? Look no further than Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. Visitors to Wildwater Kingdom enjoy one of the largest collections of water attractions on the planet. Adding to its collection of 18 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

 

Mt. Pisgah State Park

Mt. Pisgah State Park

Mt. Pisgah State Park is in the scenic Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. Mt. Pisgah has an elevation 2,260 feet. A dam on Mill Creek forms Stephen Foster Lake. Boating is permitted on Stephen Foster Lake, with mooring spaces and boat rentals available. 

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 

Ford Loudoun

Ford Loudoun

In 1756, the Pennsylvania General Assembly decided to build a chain of forts along the Blue Mountains to protect it’s citizens against the French during the ongoing war. It is at one of these forts, Fort Loudoun, that the first armed uprising against royal troops took place. Fort Loudon is one of three fort set into the mountains along the Mason-Dixon line.

Come out and walk in the footsteps our soldiers took more than 250 years ago. Imagine the hardships, see how the lived.

Conneaut Lake Park

Conneaut Lake Park

Opened in 1892, a gem survives to this day as a trip back in time. Not a manufactured museum or contrived in any way, Conneaut Lake Park now represents a real alternative to today’s frenetic and agitated lifestyle. Conneaut Lake Park is more than an 

Oil Creek State Park

Oil Creek State Park

The Oil Creek Valley is the site of the world’s first commercial oil well. The primary purpose of Oil Creek State Park is to tell the story of the changing landscape. The early petroleum industry’s oil boom towns and important oil well sites are in 

Independence National Historical Park

Independence National Historical Park

The old cracked Bell still proclaims Liberty, and Independence Hall echoes the words, `We the People.` Explore Franklin’s Philadelphia and learn about the past and America’s continuing struggle to fulfill the Founders’ Declaration that `all men are created equal.`Access to all park sites within the National Historical Park is free, there are also group tours available at Independence Hall which require tickets. For more information on tickets and group tours please see the Independence National Historical Park website.

The Insectarium

The Insectarium

The second floor is where visitors are offered the opportunity to eat cheddar-flavored beetle larvae. They say the average American ingests up to two pounds of bug parts each year, mostly mixed in with their vegetables.

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park consists of 3,935 acres of mountainous terrain in Somerset County. The 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake is a focal point of the park. Laurel Hill is surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine state park and state forest lands. A trail system 

No.9 Mine and Museum

No.9 Mine and Museum

The No.9 Mine and Museum is the world’s oldest continuously operated anthracite coal mine!  You can take a tour of the mine by jumping into one of the coal cars.  On the tour you will see original tools of the miners, an elevator shaft and much more.  After the tour you can stop by the souvenir shop for your very own pieces of coal or other mementos. If you want to make a whole day of it there are plenty of picnic facilities.