Pennsylvania is Picture Perfect |
by CL Hendricks
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.
Hershey PA also offers Hershey Park with numerous themed rides and activities. Finally Elysburg, PA is home to Knoebels amusement park the largest free admission park in the USA featuring one of the tallest wooden roller coasters in the country.
If you like to vacation outside there are few places that rival Pennsylvania's pristine natural beauty and the variety of opportunity it allows for. In the winter there are numerous resorts such as Blue Mountain in Palmerton, and Bear Creek in Macungie.
In the summer you can hike along the Appalachian Trail and view some of the most fantastic sights in the country such as the Pulpit Peek near Hamburg. You can also canoe and tube down the Delaware River which also offers excellent fishing and camping opportunities.
With an abundance of activities and things to do Pennsylvania is the perfect spot for your next getaway. Come enjoy all the natural wonders, history and culture that Pennsylvania has to offer. Make your next vacation a Pennsylvania Family Vacation.
About the Author
C.L. Hendricks has been a Jill-of-all-trades and become an expert in some. She has also traveled extensively and now writes about travel destinations around the world for Family Vacation Spots and Best Vacation Getaways