Feaured Destination - Camelback Pennsylvania
The Poconos in northeastern Pennsylvania might conjure images of lazy lakeside lounging and hiking around hemlock-scented forests, but this area has much more to offer than just warm-weather pursuits. Come winter, Camelback Ski Resort in Tannersville provides a highly suitable set of conditions for all kinds of snow-themed activities.
The largest ski area in the Poconos, Camelback is home to 33 trails and 13 lifts, all lighted to allow for night skiing. This resort is capable of hauling 18,600 people up the mountain per hour, it receives 50 inches of snowfall per year, and to make sure everything is as satisfactory as possible, snowmakers take care of filling in the blanks with all the fresh powdery stuff it takes for true ski-worthiness....read more »
Pennsylvania is home to a wide range of year-round family activities perfect for getaways and vacations. From skiing, hiking, amusement parks, as well as cultural and historical museums a Pennsylvania vacation has a lot for everyone in the family.
There are any number of possible day trips for the family including the Harley-Davidson plant in York, and the Hershey Chocolate plant in Hershey.
Other fun trips include historic Philadelphia with the Independence Hall museum, the Constitution Center, and the Philadelphia Art Museum home to the famous "Rocky steps" from the feature movie.
If you prefer the thrill of amusement parks Pennsylvania offers several excellent options. Dorney Park, in the town of Dorney, includes access to a full scale water park called Wild Water Kingdom for no additional cost....read more »