Month: July 2021

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver features two waterslides, a heated swimming pool, a Children’s Splash and Play area, plus mini golf. Each of the winding and twisting slides are 380′ long! They are called the White Water Innertube Ride and the Atomic Blaster. WildRiver is located in the tourist 

Castle Blood

Castle Blood

Castle Blood has been around for almost 2 decades (as of 2010) and is definitely a unique haunted experience. Instead of the Blood and Gore that you see in most haunted houses, Castle Blood calls back to the traditional film and theater hauntings to provide 

Norristown Farm Park

Norristown Farm Park

Norristown Farm Park is a working farm in continuous use since colonial times. The park is home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. There are fifteen historic buildings on the property, the earliest dating from 1764. Eighty percent of the park is dedicated to growing farm crops.

Norristown Farm Park has plenty of picnicking areas and paved trails for bicycling, rollerblading, and walking, and are handicapped-accessible. Two trout-stocked streams provide ample fishing, and bird watchers can spot over 170 species. Guests can visit Millennium Grove, a site planted with historic tree groves. Winter activities include sledding, skiing, and snowshoeing.

Choo Choo Barn and the Shops at Traintown

Choo Choo Barn and the Shops at Traintown

Whether you’re a resident or a visitor to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, you will not want to miss a visit to the Choo Choo Barn and the other stores at the Shops Of Traintown. Children of all ages will enjoy watching the trains operating, the animated 

Mack Truck Plant and Museum

Mack Truck Plant and Museum

With more than 80,000 photos on file along with it’s exhibits, this museum would make anyone nostalgic.

Hayman Farms

Hayman Farms

Hayman Farms has two different offerings – the daytime, family friendly attraction that you will read here – and the nighttime Hayman Halloween Farm – if you want to scare yourself silly!

During the day, you can bring your kids out to enjoy hayrides, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes. For the really young kids, they have their own corn maze, plus a rope maze, petting zoo the “Coloring Coop” and other interactive attractions.

The hayride is their featured promotion and you will learn, through this educational hayride, the aspects of the daily life of a farmer on a working farm, and some of the wildlife in their natural habitat.

Jennings Environmental Education Center

Jennings Environmental Education Center

Jennings offers a full range of educational programs. A unique attraction at the center is its relict prairie, which includes the spectacular and well-known prairie flower, the blazing star. The relict prairie ecosystem is rare in Pennsylvania. Visitors should try to visit in late July 

Simeone Automotive Museum

Simeone Automotive Museum

The Simeone Automotive Museum places each car into a display dipicting a scene in which they raced. They rotate the exhibits on a regular basis and take their cars out on their 3 acre lot for Demonstration Days.

Camelback Ski Mountain

Camelback Ski Mountain

Camelback Ski Area is the largest in the Poconos, with 33 trails & 13 lifts, plus a half pipe and terrain park – ALL LIGHTED for night skiing! Open during the normal Pennsylvania ski season, Camelback offers regular admissions, group and special admissions, plus rentals, ski school, a nursery and snow tubing.

White Clay Creek Preserve

White Clay Creek Preserve

The 1,341-acre White Clay Creek Preserve is in southern Chester County, three miles north of Newark, Delaware. The White Clay Creek Valley, which forms the core of the Preserve, varies from steep to gradually falling terrain with some flat bottomlands. White Clay Creek Preserve shares 

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Set on 92 Acres, the Morris Arboretum is Pennsylvania’s Official Arboretum. Open all year, patrons can experience all the seasons and see some of Pennsylvania’s oldest trees. There are over 13,000 plants to explore and learn about. There are many attractions included in the arboretum, 

The Pottery Works

The Pottery Works

Looking for something to do when it’s raining or cold? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing? The Pottery Works is the place to go!

Kids and growns-ups alike will enjoy finding something to brighten their day, then letting the painter inside free to express themself.

The choice of items is extensive, from dishes to figurines and the staff will help with anything you need to make sure your finished product is just right.

Make sure to checkout their event calendar before heading out, there may be a special that day. They also book parties, both children and adult.

Chapman State Park

Chapman State Park

The 805-acre Chapman State Park includes the 68-acre Chapman Lake on the West Branch of Tionesta Creek. Adjacent to state game lands and Allegheny National Forest, Chapman is an oasis of recreational facilities in a vast area of wilderness.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military Park

The park is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. April 1 to October 31, and 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. November 1 to March 31. The park visitor center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with summer hours from 8:00 

Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge in the poconos is the regions first indoor waterpark featuring Bear Track Landing. Bear Track Landing is a 78,000 square foot waterpark with 11 waterslides, 6 pools, and an interactive activity center.

Slides include the Hydro Plunge, Coyote Cannon, Alberta Falls™, Totem Tower™, and the Whooping Hollow™. The Hydro Plunge is an uphill water-coaster, part of the newest technology in waterslides.

The activity center boasts a 1,000 gallon tipping bucket that drops its entire contents on the crowd below!

Things to Know:
You must be a guest of the resort in order to use the waterpark. This requires a stay at the hotel. However, you will be able to use the waterpark the day you arrive AND the day you checkout. See the website or call for further information.