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2017 will bring unprecedented expansions, historic anniversaries and iconic birthday celebrations, and we’ve rounded up just a few of the reasons Pennsylvania should be on your must-see list in the coming year.   Opening of the Museum of the American Revolution - Philadelphia www....
Take a break from the typical snow sports, dig out your bathing suit and grab a fellow art or history lover. Leave the mundane behind as you pursue your happiness indoors at these cozy hotspots in Pennsylvania – the perfect places for Happy Travelers to chase away their winter blues! Indoor...
Some Happy Travelers live for skiing and winter sports – and others would rather curl up by firelight with a cocktail or two at the resort. We think both are excellent options this winter. Take a load off and experience the growing appeal of après skiing in Pennsylvania at the following resorts...
Pennsylvania is home to many groundbreaking firsts, quirky capitals and impressive scenery. Throughout the Keystone State, you’ll make many unique discoveries!   State of Firsts The iconic Banana Split sundae was born in 1904 in Latrobe, Pa., when 23-year-old David Evans Strickler was...
With gorgeous views, historical sites, rugged terrain, vast wildlife and some of the darkest skies on the eastern seaboard, it’s no wonder visitors love to get lost in the great outdoors of Pennsylvania. Spending the night next to the quiet of hills, valleys, gorges and waterfalls at sites...
Technology is allowing visitors to interact with Pennsylvania history like never before. From the Gettysburg Battlefield to Fort Ligonier, new apps will revolutionize the way visitors can experience these iconic attractions. Download the apps to your device and prepare to have a wealth of...
Nothing captures Pennsylvania’s historic legacy and outdoor splendor like the iconic attractions and national parks spread across the state. In 2016, the parks will become even more magnificent as the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 100 years. In honor of the Centennial, the NPS launched a...
As one of the original 13 colonies and the headquarters for many key historic events, Pennsylvania is the perfect place to delve into our nation’s past – including the legacy of American presidency. We’re also home to President James Buchanan (Lancaster) and two vice presidents — George Dallas (...
AT A GLANCE Each year on Feb. 2, thousands of revelers travel to Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., (northcentral part of the state approximately 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh) to witness the prediction. Punxsutawney Phil has the mythical ability of forecasting either an early spring or long...
Home to millions of acres of unspoiled forests and mountains, as well as the largest free-roaming elk herd in the eastern United States, the Pennsylvania Wilds region is composed of 13 distinct and beautiful counties, each with its own heritage, character, charm and outdoor adventure. This region...

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