Duration: Two days and one night
Have you always wanted to cross Groundhog Day off your bucket list? Then we have the road trip for you! Punxsutawney, Pa., may be most famous for its Groundhog Day celebration, but this charming small town offers many attractions for the entire family both in and around town any time of year.
Serving the area for more than 13 years, Mary’s Place Restaurant & Catering is the area’s premiere dining experience. Blending family traditional dining with casual elegance, the restaurant offers popular Italian dishes and house specialties.Read More >
This family owned and operated company serves some of the area’s very best authentic Italian pizza and specialty hoagies. Visitors can enjoy authentic cuisine that’s inspired by the artistry of neighborhood pizzaioli (pizza-makers).Read More >
The Inn at Narrows Creek is a recreation of an 18th century New England country inn and tavern that is nestled in the woods of shagbark history trees. All of the rooms are decorated with antiques, reproductions, and primitive folk art.Read More >
This historical home offers English hospitality enhanced with American preferences. Guests can enjoy comfortable rooms that are decorated with old-world charm as well as a home-cooked breakfast each morning by candlelight in the newly remodeled parlor.Read More >
This 100 year old home is within walking distance to all of downtown Punxsutawney and close to the library where Punxsutawney Phil lives! This spacious, yet charming B&B provides small town hospitality and a homemade breakfast before you make the trek to Gobbler’s Knob.Read More >
This charming lodge is tucked away in a wooded area just minutes from downtown Punxsutawney to provide a peaceful escape. These accommodations provide a comfortable stay for guests with gas-fired stone fireplaces and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests are also within quick access to fishing streams and hiking and biking trails.Read More >
Jimmy Stewart Museum
Just 30 minutes outside of Punxsutawney in Indiana, Pa., visitors will find a museum that celebrates the life and career of the American film icon, Jimmy Stewart. Located in his birthplace, the museum pays homage to his roles as a military hero, civic leader, family man and movie star through interactive displays, gallery talks, artifacts from his personal life and film presentations. The one-of-a-kind museum dives into the world of the Oscar-winning movie star and demonstrates why his on and off screen personality serves as an inspiration to so many.
Cook Forest State Park
Drive an hour north of Punxsutawney to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Cook Forest. With the Clarion River running along the border of the park and the famous stands of old growth trees, Cook Forest State Park is a wooded paradise. The park is packed full of natural beauty and ecological history, such as the park’s towering White Pines and Hemlocks that make up the “Forest Cathedral,” a National Natural Landmark.
Elk Country Visitor Center
Situated on 245 acres within the heart of Pennsylvania's elk range and only an hour north in Benezette, Pa., the Elk Country Visitor Center is a premier elk watching and conservation education facility in the Pennsylvania Wilds and the entire Eastern United States. The center’s state-of-the-art interpretive and interactive exhibits inform and educate the public about elk, wildlife conservation and green building design, and make the facility popular for school field trips and family vacation travelers alike.