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Wildwater Kingdom at Dorney Park

Wildwater Kingdom at Dorney Park

Looking to cool off at one of the best waterparks in the world? Look no further than Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. Visitors to Wildwater Kingdom enjoy one of the largest collections of water attractions on the planet. Adding to its collection of 18 water…

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…

White Water Adventures

White Water Adventures

White Water Adventures serves the Upper, Middle, and Lower Youghiogheny River located southeast of Pittsburgh along the Ohiopyle State Park.

Guided tours in and alongside each raft are available.

The Upper Yough is the hardest, followed by the Lower, leaving the Middle as the easiest and ‘family friendly’ section of the river.

Accommodations can be found in Ohiopyle at motels and lodges – or in the state park where camping is available.

Flight 93 National Memorial

Flight 93 National Memorial

On September 11, 2001, the passengers and crew of Flight 93 courageously gave their lives thwarting a planned attack on our Nation’s Capital. Flight 93 National Memorial will be a permanent memorial to the heroes on that plane.

Jack Frost

Jack Frost

Come explore the premier Pocono resort any time of year at Jack Frost Big Boulder, where snow comes first. Located in the scenic mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania, we are the ideal destination for your next winter retreat or summer get-away. The best skiing, snowboarding, snow…

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 as much snow as possible. Our trails offer something for every ability.

Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum is one of the oldest and largest arboreta in the northeastern United States, encompassing 650 acres of horticultural collections, rare specimens, ancient trees, historic buildings, and extensive hiking trails. The Arboretum offers a wide variety of workshops, classes, and tours for both adults…

Yellow Creek State Park

Yellow Creek State Park

The 2,981-acre Yellow Creek State Park is in Indiana County along one of the first “highways” in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers. Today, visitors enjoy the sand beach, picnicking and the…

Alpine Mountain

Alpine Mountain

Alpine Mountain offers skiing (21 Trails), snowboarding including a half pipe, and 6 chutes for snow tubing. There is more, including lessons and a full service ski lodge. Located in the Pocono Mountains, Alpine is not one of the larger resorts, but because of that, the lines are usually shorter than some ski areas.

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…

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…

Worlds End State Park

Worlds End State Park

Worlds End State Park is in a narrow S-shaped valley of the Loyalsock Creek just south of Forksville, Sullivan County. The scenery is spectacular, especially the June mountain laurel and fall foliage. Canyon Vista, reached via Mineral Spring and Cold Run roads, provides outstanding views.

Picnicking, sightseeing (including canyon views), swimming, fishing, whitewater boating and hiking are all available at the Worlds End State Park. A snack bar (operated seasonally) may also be available.

Children’s Museum

Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum has a mission, which is to enrich the lives of people in the region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. By…

Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park

Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park

Penn’s Cave is the only all-water cavern in Pennsylvania.   The guided tour lasts one hour through the limestone cavern.   The cavern tour is by motorboat which winds through the caverns and passageways. Don’t forget your camera or video camera, but you will definitely need…

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.