Month: July 2021

Martin Guitar Museum

Martin Guitar Museum

The Martin Guitar Museum is a centre for reflection, bringing together music history, culture and craftsmanship. Attractive displays showcase over 170 exquisitely crafted guitars that parallel our 174-year history. Through six generations, our Company’s legendary heritage has helped create music history and define musical culture. 

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park is in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of a vast portion of eastern Pennsylvania and 

Hyner Run State Park

Hyner Run State Park

The stream Hyner Run carves a small valley from the surrounding steep mountains, creating a cozy, quiet place for a family adventure. The park is entirely surrounded by Sproul State Forest, Pennsylvania’s largest state forest. Hyner View State Park is nearby.

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

The Railroad Museum of PA has a huge amount of exhibits and information available, covering the history of railroading in the United States. You can see the history and heritage of the old steam trains to the technology and advancement through the years.  Over 100 

Tussey Mountain

Tussey Mountain

Tussey Mountain was originally operated as a public ski area under the name of Skimont during the 1960’s. After sitting idle for a few years, the mountain was re-opened as a private club in the mid 1970’s under the name Bald Knob Ski Club. In 

Hyner View State Park

Hyner View State Park

This small park features one of the nicest overlooks in the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks and is popular for hang gliding.  Hyner Run State Park is nearby.

Andy Warhol Museum

Andy Warhol Museum

The hometown of Andy Warhol is also home to the Andy Warhol Museum, a six story facility with exhibits of Warhol’s paintings and films, plus rotating exhibits throughout the year. Everything that you would expect, like the soup cans and brillo paintings are there, plus 

Whitetail Mountain

Whitetail Mountain

It will be a beautiful day today to spend at Whitetail with sunny skies and lots of snow. Also, come out midweek to avoid those long lift lines to get more turns in! We have 13 trails open and 7 lifts in operation, and we 

Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. The park measures 339 acres.

Boating is quite popular at Neshaminy State Park, offering 370 marina slips, which are in high demand. There is a swimming pool open in the summer and four miles of hiking trails. Picnicking and fishing are also possible. Nearby is the Playmasters Theatre Workshop, offering entertainment all year round.

The tidal marsh natural area is a 71-acre estuary, encompassing part of the freshwater intertidal zone along the shores of the Delaware River and Neshaminy Creek.

McCalls Dam State Park

McCalls Dam State Park

The sound of White Deer Creek pervades the quiet, remote McCalls Dam Park. Majestic pines, hemlocks, maples and oaks reach for the sky around the small picnic area. Bald Eagle State Forest surrounds the 8-acre McCalls Dam State Park. There is a small picnic area 

Laurel Summit State Park

Laurel Summit State Park

This scenic picnic area is operated by the Bureau of State Parks. The 6-acre area offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. The area is 2,739 feet above sea level and several degrees cooler than surrounding towns. This area also provides trailhead parking for 

H2ooohh!

H2ooohh!

H20ooohh is an Indoor Family Waterpark located at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos.

They feature Pennsylvania’s FIRST indoor Flow Rider – endless surfing wave – the Komodo Dragon!

In keeping with the tropical/jungle theme, you can ride various slides like the Viper, Pirahna and Amazon Blast; and enjoy other features including the Lava Springs hot tubs, Jungle Falls and Leaping Lizards kids play areas.

This indoor waterpark is open to the general public. You DO NOT have to stay overnight to use the facilities.

National Civil War Museum

National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is the largest museum of its kind in the world. As a museum dedicated to portraying one of the greatest American Tragedies, from beginning to end, the Museum takes the lessons of a textbook and brings them 

Thomas T. Taber Museum

Thomas T. Taber Museum

Thomas T. Taber was always interested in history. As a young boy he discovered the railroad while walking home from school and stopped to talk to the railway men. After that he never looked back. With money invested in stocks as he worked through College, then 

Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Kennett Square has the highest concentration of Underground Railroad Stations in the U.S.

Otherwise known as the “trackless trail”, the underground railroad was used by slaves on their quest for freedom to travel from the south safely to the north. Americans whose courage led them to risk much, just to live a decent life.

The Kennett Underground Railroad Center takes visitors  back in history to a time when slavery existed in our nation. Follow that trail, meet the people, hear the legends and learn the facts. Understand why the underground railroad is one of the greatest and most revered events in our country’s history.

If there’s one tour you take before school starts, this one is it.  This is a great experience for kids and adults alike.

Tours will depart from the Chester County Visitors Center at Longwood Gardens’ entrance, reservation required. Donation suggested.