Month: June 2021

Terry Hill Waterpark

Terry Hill Waterpark

Terry Hill Waterpark was taken over by new owners and is going through a renovation. Plans are to re-open this park in 2012. However, Terry Hill Waterpark has quite a few slides, rivers, and pools, plus miniature golf.

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Huntingdon County, historic Greenwood Furnace State Park offers a unique recreational experience. The park is on the western edge of an area of Central Pennsylvania known as the Seven Mountains. It is an area of rugged beauty, abundant wildlife, 

Old Mill Village Museum

Old Mill Village Museum

Old Mill Village Museum, a site on the Endless Mountains Heritage Trail, began 30 years ago when concerned citizens realized the wealth of our area’s heritage was in danger of being lost forever unless action was taken to preserve the historical artifacts and trades from long ago.

In working towards a unified goal of saving these treasures and our history, 34 acres of land and historical buildings from several different communities were donated and thus Old Mill Village was born.

Upper Pine Bottom State Park

Upper Pine Bottom State Park

Upper Pine Bottom State Park is surrounded by the huge Tiadaghton State Forest and provides visitors with a welcome rest area. Visitors often use the parking area of this small roadside picnic site for access to hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and hunting on forest land.

Toy Museum

Toy Museum

Visitors are allowed to play with some of the robots, which is great for the kids.

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 temps throughout the day.

Kalahari Resorts prides itself on an authentically-African themed experience.

Admission can be purchased by the day, based on availability and also via packages for stay-and-play through the attached hotel.

Eagles Mere Air Museum

Eagles Mere Air Museum

There are approximately 20 airplanes currently located at the field and several more in restoration nearby. All of which you’re able to see up close and personal.

Daffin’s Chocolate Kingdom

Daffin’s Chocolate Kingdom

The Chocolate Kingdom is a realm that is inhabited by a 400-pound chocolate turtle, a 125-pound chocolate reindeer and 75-pound chocolate frog. Chocolate castles, a train, a village, and a Ferris Wheel which brings this whimsical land to life.

Cherry Crest Farms

Cherry Crest Farms

Accept the challenge and claim victory in your quest for freedom from the tyranny of the world’s largest mind bender. Of course we are talking about the mega corn maze,The Amazing Maize Maze™. As seen on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Lifetime Cable, and in People Magazine, Cherry-Crest Farm’s featured attraction is an amazing maze sculpted into a five-acre cornfield. The `theme` of our maze changes from year to year, so you’ll want to mark your calendars and make this event your own personal annual attraction!

Note:  Not open on Sundays!  Please keep this in mind when planning your visit.

Read more on their website!

Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin’s accomplishments and contributions are 

Mason-Dixon Wine Trail

Mason-Dixon Wine Trail

Picturesque vistas of rolling hills dotted with sloping vineyards. Award-winning wines. Knowledgeable and friendly vintners. Charming Bed and Breakfasts. Quaint towns. A quintessential wine tour getaway. What separates this trip from the norm is location. Nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania’s number one tourist region 

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens, located in the Brandywine Valley and situated on 1050 acres.

With 20 outdoor gardens and 20 indoor, heated greenhouses, plus meadows, fountains and over 11,000 different types of plants, Longwood Gardens will occupy a full day of exploring.

Go to the website to review current events and special seasonal festivals to get the most out of the gardens.

Appalachian Brewing Company

Appalachian Brewing Company

Operating since 1997 in Harrisburg, the Appalachian Brewing Company has expanded to include the Abbey Bar, and brewpubs in Camp Hill and Gettysburg. Using natural ingredients and strict quality guidelines, the brewing company has turned out a good number of flagship brews including Trail Blaze 

Codorus State Park

Codorus State Park

The 3,452-acre Codorus State Park is in the rolling hills of southern York County. The 1,275-acre Lake Marburg has 26 miles of shoreline and is a reststop for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. The lake is also popular with sailboaters and motorboaters. Anglers love the lake 

Jimmy Stewart Museum

Jimmy Stewart Museum

Jimmy Stewart was actually 4th generation Pennsylvanian. He was born on Pennsylvania St in Indiana Pa. He was a boy scout, went to Princeton and studied architecture. He also played the accordian and served in the service.  Most  people don’t know that Jimmy also wrote poetry, some of which was published.

You’ll see modern art of his work and old awards that actually started back when he was in the Boy Scouts.

Stewart made a total of 81 Featured Films during his career. As you browse through the museum you’ll see original movie posters and photos that start from the 1930s.

The Universal City Studios of Hollywood donated the state-of-the-art sound and projection system to the Indiana Free Library in memory of Jimmy Stewart. There’s scheduled viewings of his movies on the weekends when the museum is open.

This is great for the film buff or just someone who’s just nostalgic.