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 …
Month: May 2021
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 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.
Strolling through the historic East Strasburg Station and the neighboring town of Strasburg, exploring the engines and rail cars up-close and riding beautifully restored trains are so much fun that you’ll almost forget that you’re immersed in a richly educational experience — learning about steam …
This museum opened in 1997. It contains the favorite, hands-on displays like the Kids Corner Store, Bedrock Cave and the Bubble machine. Over the years they’ve added special exhibits including Air Toss and Air Sorter. For the science minded the Eriez Magnetics, originally built for industry in 1942. Then there’s the Lordton Train exhibit. The original exhibit was built in1985 for chemical trade shows.
There is something here for all ages!Come and leave your mark! Make a hand print tile for our permanent display.
Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland is an AZA accredited zoo specializing in reptiles and amphibians. Since opening in 1964, Reptiland has provided the public a link to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom. School groups, families and individuals with an interest in natural history agree – …
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!