The "City of Brotherly Love," Philadelphia opens its arms to millions of visitors each year. And from cheesesteaks to history to works of art, there is more than enough to do once inside this famed city of Pennsylvania. The birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, Philadelphia proffers historical offerings second to none in authenticity.
Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and the Congress Hall all hearken to the visitor who desires to witness the birth of American freedom. Also the birthplace of Benjamin Franklin, the city is able to boast a first-person narrative of many initial undertakings...read more »
Warren County Pennsylvania
The Warren County Historical Society is a good place to start (M-F). The 1873 mansion houses rooms of antiques and old photos. Spend a leisurely half hour or more on your own, or call ahead for a guided tour. Before you leave, pick up a brochure of the Historic District Walking Tour. This around-the-block walk showcases twelve of Warren's finest historic buildings. From an 1830's cottage to the 1876 three-story Courthouse, you'll learn a bit of the history of the families who lived here.
One block south of the tour route on Market Street is the Warren Public Library. Enjoy the architecture, statuary and art gallery in this 1916 structure. If you like to read, check out their Book Cellar for great deals on used books. One block north of the tour route is the Horton House B&B. Stop in anytime for a "5-cent tour" of this late 19th century home, or stay the night. It's the only place in town with an outdoor hot tub, beverage bar and wood-burning fireplaces. Romantic...read more »
Hershey Pennsylvania is the home of the world famous Hershey Chocolate. There are a lot of luxurious but affordable hotels in Hershey, assuring you a relaxing and stress-free vacation.
You will find Hershey along Derry Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It is about 14 miles off Harrisburg's eastern portion. This place is formerly known as Derry Church. In 1906, it was renamed as Hershey because of the growing fame of Hershey's Chocolate. It is also named as Chocolate Town. In fact, Hershey is regarded as The Sweetest Place on Earth...read more »