Month: May 2021

Ski Big Bear

Ski Big Bear

Ski Big Bear offers 18 trails, 6 lifts including 2 Magic Carpet lifts, and 650′ of vertical. The mountain is covered annually with approximately 50 inches of snow. When Mother Nature isn’t sending snow our way, our snowmakers make sure the trails are blanketed with 

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.

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.

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 

Cook Forest State Park

Cook Forest State Park

The 8,500-acre Cook Forest State Park lies in scenic northwestern Pennsylvania. Once called the `Black Forest,` the area is famous for its stands of old growth forest. Cook Forest’s `Forest Cathedral` of towering white pines and hemlocks is a National Natural Landmark. The Clarion River 

Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm

Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm

Started in the 1930’s the Wooden Nickel is a working Buffalo farm. When arriving you’ll be welcome from the third generation of owners. First they’ll give a quick history on the relationship of the buffalo and the Indians. Then a hands on of pelts, bone and a full sized stuffed buffalo. After that onto  the tour of buffalo. If  your lucky you’ll get to  meet Sierra, the pet buffalo and her newborn calf Dakota.   If you’re inclined, there’s the Wooden Nickel Clover Leaf Motel right off the property.

Self tours are free.

Come for an experience you won’t get anywhere else!

Little Buffalo State Park

Little Buffalo State Park

Little Buffalo State Park is a place where people have met for centuries. Besides having extensive picnic areas, hiking trails and a lake for fishing and boating, the park is steeped in history. Historical features include a covered bridge, a restored, operating grist mill, an 

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 

Fowlers Hollow State Park

Fowlers Hollow State Park

The 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park is in a narrow valley created by Fowler Hollow Run. The park is on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest at the intersection of several multi-use trails. The campground of the park is a good base for adventures into the huge tract of public land.

Curwensville Lake

Curwensville Lake

Whether you’re having a family reunion or just some family fun, there’s plenty for everyone to do.

Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum

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 

Memorial Lake State Park

Memorial Lake State Park

Memorial Lake State Park’s 230 acres is near the base of Blue Mountain. The park is surrounded by Fort Indiantown Gap, the headquarters for the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard.

Boat rentals, warm-water fishing, and light easy hiking are common activities at Memorial Lake State Park. There are picnic tables with charcoal grills, and pavilions with electrical service and trash cans are available with a reservation. Playgrounds and sports fields are nearby. Good birding opportunities arise during migratory season. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, ice fishing and ice skating.

The ScareHouse

The ScareHouse

One of America’s Best Haunted Houses is located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh! The ScareHouse, named as one of America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions by Travel Channel, resides in a historic building that holds decades of paranormal activity. A team of expert effects artists and set 

Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

America’s first zoo and one of the region’s foremost conservation organizations, the Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to over 1,500 animals, many of which are rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in 

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 Vertical Drop of 1072′
Beginner 20% • Intermediate 35% • Advanced 35% • Expert 10