Route 15 in Pennsylvania: Byway of the Arts

The creative culture of Pennsylvania is evident in abundance along the Route 15. This scenic 190-mile drive bisects the state. Along the way, you can visit art galleries, craft barns, and working artisan enclaves that present our take on the Appalachian aesthetic. Historic sites, charming villages, public art, and cultural opportunities make discovering this authentically American region a snap.

As you pass lovely mountain vistas and pristine farmland, you'll find plenty of places to stop. Pick up a one-of-a-kind piece of pottery at Fitzgerald Pottery in Carlisle then swing by the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg to explore diverse exhibits that reflect the community’s cultural heritage. And attend artist receptions or even take a ballroom dance lesson at 2nd Floor Gallery in Mechanicsburg. 


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