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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 

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 

Independence National Historical Park

Independence National Historical Park

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.

Ski Denton

Ski Denton

Ski Denton is located in Potter county – within the Denton Hill State Park. Denton has over 20 downhill trails, a snowboard park, snow tubing and 4 lifts to bring you back to the top. Lodging is also available on site.

Boiling Springs Pool

Boiling Springs Pool

The Boiling Springs Pool was built in 1927 and is the oldest pool in Cumberland County Pennsylvania.  Four pools, three waterslides and a full service snack bar are ready to keep you entertained for the whole day. There is plenty of grass areas, sun and 

Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail

Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail

Stretched across Lehigh County are a number of log cabins – still maintained by various organizations and private individuals.

The Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail was created to help visitors tour the remaining structures in Lehigh County.

The website provides more information, driving brochures and recommendations on how to use the cabins on the tour as an educational resource.

The trail is broken down into a Northern, Central and Southern route, in case you plan to break up the trip or shorten the experience. Of course you can always hit the entire trail.

Seeing this portion of our architectural history is one that should not be missed.

Ed Note: We named Coopersburg, PA as the city for this attraction, since the first listing on the “Entire Trail” is located in Coopersburg, PA. You can, of course, start your tour at any location and eventually end up back at your personal starting point.

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 

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Come journey through five Pennsylvania counties bursting with heritage and brimming with outdoor adventure. You will find something for everyone. Follow a history trail marked with stories about hearty lumberjacks, coal miners, lock tenders, and railroaders. Explore quiet canal paths, challenging bike trails and the 

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 highlighted in his restored country estate, Friendship Hill. The Gallatin House is open 9am-5pm daily April through October.  Starting November 1st through April 1st, the Gallatin House is open on Saturdays and Sundays only.

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 

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 

Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

America’s first zoo and one of the region’s foremost conservation organizations, the Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to over 1,500 animals, many of which are rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in conservation efforts to protect endangered species around the world. Cheetahs, hippos, giraffes and polar bears make the Zoo Philadelphia’s leading family attraction. Visit the Zoo’s state-of-the-art PECO Primate Reserve to see gorillas, colobus monkeys, ruffed lemurs and more. Soar 400 feet above the city on the Channel 6 Zooballoon®. The Zoo seasonally offers the Tastykake Children’s Zoo, giant Swan Boat rides, zookeeper talks and a magical Treehouse with interactive activities for children. Guests can check the Zoo map, printed daily, for animal feedings and keeper talks.

Watch out for that rhino ahead! Take a ride on our newest permanent attraction, Dodge Wild Earth™. Grab a fellow traveler and climb inside one of our new Dodge Durango virtual adventure simulators to photograph the treasures of Africa’s Serengeti plains. You have the power to choose where and how fast you go, -zoom down a gully and slosh through shallow water to experience all the bumps, rolls and climbs you can handle.

Seven Springs

Seven Springs

Seven Springs Mountain Resort is the perfect place for family vacations that create lifelong memories. So much more than exceptional snowsports, Seven Springs’ legendary service provides guests with relaxing escapes. Take the entire family skiing in the morning, take a shot at sporting clays or 

Jason’s Woods

Jason’s Woods

The legend continues at Jason’s Woods with the signature Haunted Hayride.  Each year new haunted attractions are built around the terrifying tour through the woods.  In addition to all the attractions, live events and contests are featured each weekend. Bands, contests, competitions, food and fun 

Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

Imagine walking through a beating human heart. Watching science in motion. Discovering the body, electric, the stars and more all in the same day! The Franklin Institute offers 3 floors of learning, including 9 permanent exhibits and many traveling exhibits.

Visitors can learn about the smallest parts of humans to the great expanse of outer space – and all of the fun science in between.

The Franklin Institutes website offers a current look at all programs, exhibits and other experiences.