TheHomeSchoolMom's local resource listings are sponsored by Time4Learning, where you can find resources, support groups, test prep info, and more.
Field trips are a great way to reboot a bad homeschooling week, get out of the house when everyone has cabin fever, and learn about your local area. Before heading out, check out Jeanne's tips for improving homeschool field trips.
Our listing of Pennsylvania field trips for homeschoolers is ordered alphabetically by city. If you would like to submit a Pennsylvania field trip destination, you may do so using the red button above.
Quicklinks for Homeschooling in Pennsylvania
The North Country National Scenic Trail is the longest continuous hiking trail winding its way through seven states.
Experience the Corridor of Commerce First Imagined by George Washington. The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a partnership to develop a network of locally-managed trails in a corridor between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. As of mid-2008, 20 trails have been recognized as segments of the National Scenic Trail.
Allentown Art MuseumAllentown
The Allentown Art Museum is an art museum located in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It was founded in 1934 by a group organized by noted Pennsylvania impressionist painter, Walter Emerson Baum. With its collection of over 13,000 works of art, the Allentown Art Museum is a major regional art institution. In addition, its library and archives of more than 16,000 titles and 40 current periodicals make it an important regional cultural resource.
Museum of Indian CultureAllentown
Founded in 1980, the Museum of Indian Culture is a unique member-supported, all-volunteer non-profit resource center for people of all ages to learn about Native American cultures both in the northeast and throughout the western hemisphere. For over 35 years, the Museum has offered educational activities for families in the Greater Lehigh Valley and beyond. Festivals, educational programs, and exhibits work together to set the standard for Native American education in eastern Pennsylvania.
Appalachian National Scenic TrailAppalachian Mountains
The People's Path and America's First National Scenic Trail. The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is more than 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 eastern states from Maine to Georgia. Conceived in 1921 and first completed in 1937, it traverses the wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral, and culturally significant lands of the Appalachian Mountains.
Pioneer Tunnel offers two tours both of which are handicap accessible, and suitable for people/students of all ages. The first tour is the Coal Mine tour which is where you are given a guided tour of an underground coal mine tour. The second tour offered is the Steam Train Ride where you take a ride on an old steam train and learn about the history of Ashland, Centralia, and learn more about strip mining and boot leg mining. Both tours last 35 minutes each. We have an affordable gift shop with unique educational items. Also, there is a picnic area and playground on the premises.
First home in America for John James Audubon.
Sinnemahoning State ParkAustin
Sinnemahoning is home to an abundance of wildlife, including nesting bald eagles, elk, and many birds and butterflies. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, education, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, cabins, and camping.
Locust Lake State ParkBarnesville
Lake State Park is known for its popular camping area. Hiking and fishing are popular activities, and a bike trail and a number of hiking trails wind through the park.
Tuscarora State ParkBarnesville
The park is home to the Park Office and Visitor Center for Tuscarora and Locust Lake state parks. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, ice skating, ice fishing, education, Yurts, and camping cottages.
Neshaminy State ParkBensalem
Neshaminy State Park offers hiking, picnic pavilions, swimming, boating, and fishing.
Ricketts Glen State ParkBenton
Ricketts Glen harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Historic Bethlehem Visitor CenterBethlehem
The mission of Historic Bethlehem Partnership is to bring history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem's rich heritage, by preserving historic sites, and by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting historical and artistic objects that can be used to tell the stories of Bethlehem's people.
Sky Zone BethlehemBethlehem
Sky Zone Bethlehem is an indoor trampoline located right outside of Allentown, PA. Sky Zone offers various attractions such as a main trampoline area, sky slam, foam zone, Ultimate Ninja warrior course, Dodge ball, and more! Hold events, field trips, or even fundraisers with us. Offering special nights such as Youth Group Nights and Glow which features a state of the art light show experience, live DJ, black lights, all while jumping on the trampolines!
Big Spring State Park is primarily a picnic and hiking area. A short loop trail leads to a partially completed railroad tunnel with historic interpretation at the trailhead. The park also provides access to the Iron Horse Trail for day and overnight hiking. The park takes its name from nearby Big Spring, whose waters form the scenic Shermans Creek.
Dedicated to the life and career of renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne. This 3,400 square-foot museum features costumes, personal artifacts, interactive touch-screen exhibits, and a theater that recreates the feel of an 18th-century opera house. Open daily. Admission is free. Appropriate for all ages. The museum also has a gift shop and an adjacent cafe serving pastries, specialty coffees, and healthier options from fruit to salads. Guided tours available.
Flight Trampoline ParkBridgeville
The Park is for every age. Includes a special area called kiddie court for younger kids. Offering several new attractions including a ninja warrior course and laser race. Flight Trampoline offer discounts to groups.
A River and its Valley - For 40 miles the Middle Delaware River passes between low forested mountains with barely a house in sight. Then the river cuts through the mountain ridge to form the famed "Water Gap." Exiting the park, the river will run 200 miles more to Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean at Wilmington, Delaware.
Kings Gap offers sixteen miles of hiking trails interconnect three main areas that are open year-round. Kings Gap offers environmental education programs from the pre-school environmental awareness program to environmental problem solving programs. Visitors enjoy orienteering, hunting, and hiking.
Brandywine River Museum Chadds Ford
Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.
Chadds Ford Historical SocietyChadds Ford
The Chadds Ford Historical Society preserves, maintains, and interprets several early 18th century historic buildings on the National Register of Historic Places: John Chads House, Barns- -Brinton House, and the Springhouse/ Birmingham Schoolhouse No. 1 where we educate school children, adults, and our community through hands-on history.
Chesapeake Bay Gateways NetworkChesapeake Bay region
First thoughts of the Chesapeake Bay often bring up images of crabs and oysters. But, as the largest estuary in North America, the Chesapeake Bay has touched and influenced much of the American story -- early settlement, commerce, the military, transportation, recreation and more. The Bay and its surrounding 64,000 square mile watershed hold a treasure trove of historic areas, natural wonders and recreational opportunities.
Chapman State ParkClarendon
Chapman State Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, yurts, camping cottages, and camping.
Evansburg State ParkCollegeville
Evansburg State Park offers a significant area of green space and relative solitude in an urbanized area. Visitor enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, ballfields, fishing, hunting, education, golf, cross-country skiing, and organized group tenting.
First National Bank MuseumColumbia
Offering private guided group tours of an original 1850's bank complete with the tellers' cage, office furnishings, and vault. The bank is actually part of a house that was built in 1814 and is one of the few remaining original banks in the USA. Tours usually cover local, regional and U.S. history, especially the growth and development of Columbia, PA with its location on the Susquehanna River and the important role played in the Civil War by burning the bridge along with assisting slaves who came to Columbia during the 1800's in search of freedom. Discussion is encouraged during tours and questions are always welcome.Offer special Student rate of $5, with children under 8 FREE, Adults are $10 and Seniors $8. Customized historic and architectural walking tours with lunch are also available and gladly quoted upon request.
Turkey Hill ExperienceColumbia
Interactive ice cream fun for all ages! Learn how ice cream is made, sit in our milk truck, create your own virtual flavor and packaging, milk mechanical cows and learn Turkey Hill's history. Bring your flavor to life in the Taste Lab. Unlimited samples!
Cook Forest State ParkCooksburg
Once called the "Black Forest," the Cook Forest State Park is famous for its stands of old growth forest. Cook Forest's "Forest Cathedral" of towering white pines and hemlocks is a National Natural Landmark. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, hunting, scenic views, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, the Sawmill craft center and theater, environmental education, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Ole Bull State ParkCross Fork
Ole Bull State Park visitors enjoy picnicking, swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking, hunting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping.
The park is named for Archbald Pothole, a geologic feature that formed during the Wisconsin Glacial Period, around 15,000 years ago. The park is closed from December 1 through March 31. The park offers hiking and hunting.
Prompton State ParkDalton
Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, disc golf, cross-country skiing, and sledding.
Salt Springs State ParkDalton
Salt Springs State Park features towering old growth hemlock trees, many estimated to be over 500 years old. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, camping cottages, and camping.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational RiverDelaware River region/Beach Lake
A River of Compromise - Rolling hills, riverfront villages, and bald eagles perched on trees form a vibrant backdrop as the Delaware River snakes gracefully through the rural countryside. But the story of the Upper Delaware is more than just a collection of beautiful pictures. We enjoy the river's recreational opportunities while it supports a healthy ecosystem for wildlife and provides water for over 17 million people.
Keystone State ParkDerry
Keystone State Park is great for day-trips and family vacations year-round. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, sledding, Yurts, cabins, camping cottages, and camping.
Dill's Tavern and Maple Shade BarnDillsburg
The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) strives to inspire by connecting the lessons of the past to the challenges of today. Through hands-on experience, the past culture of the area is brought to life in a deeper and richer educational experience. Through preservation, research, and collections, NYCHAPS seeks to inspire a different way of learning history. Experience history at Dill's Tavern, an 18th-century home to travelers that will transport you back to a newly colonized America with its distillery, outdoor bake oven, Wheelwright Shop, and history
Marsh Creek State ParkDowningtown
Marsh Creek State Park offers hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, sailing, fishing, hunting, sledding, ice skating, ice boating, and ice fishing.
Bucks County Civil War Round Table offers monthly speaker oriented meetings and educational programs to inform the public of this country's history. The Museum houses many artifacts related to the Civil War on subjects dealing with Doylestown, the 104th Pa. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, as well as the War in general. The articles on display are on permanent or temporary loan from area collectors and history enthusiasts.
Mercer and Fonthill MuseumsDoylestown
Experience Castles Full of Treasures at the Mercer and Fonthill Museums. The museums offer a wide array of programs, events, exhibits and tours for audiences of all ages. Discover your family history and more in our Spruance Library.
James A. Michener Art MuseumDoylestown
The James A. Michener Art Museum opened as an independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum is named for Doylestown's most famous son, the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and supporter of the arts who had first dreamed of a regional art museum in the early 1960's.
Susquehannock State ParkDrumore
Susquehannock State Park offers spectacular views and a variety of recreational opportunities for year-round fun. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, and organized group tenting.
Nescopeck State ParkDrums
The Nescopeck State Park encompasses wetlands, rich forests and many diverse habitats. Visitors enjoy hiking, fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.
Crayola Experience, located in the heart of downtown Easton, Pennsylvania, is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life. Here, you're always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines and to play, explore, and learn. This one-of-a-kind, family attraction is where color, chemistry, and technology magically combine to create a fun-filled, colorful adventure for a kid's imagination. Fun for the Whole Family.
Come journey through five Pennsylvania counties bursting with heritage and brimming with outdoor adventure. You will find something for everyone. Follow a history trail marked with stories about hearty lumberjacks, coal miners, lock tenders, and railroaders. Explore quiet canal paths, challenging bike trails and the rippling waters of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers.
Crayola Experience combines education and entertainment to create the most unique and innovative school field trips in the Lehigh Valley. Learn how crayons are made in a live show, study the way Silly Putty is concocted in a real-time science experiment, enjoy an entire floor dedicated to melted wax and more!
Goodell Gardens & HomesteadEdinboro
Goodell Gardens Field Trips focus on the botanical bounty and agricultural heritage the Gardens has to offer. Students are presented with an opportunity to observe, interpret and understand the interrelationships of people, plants, and ecosystems. A listing of Field Trip and Garden Outreach options can be found on the website. Additional custom programs are available. Goodell offers Family Activity Bags that allow exploration of the Gardens as a family.
Hopewell and other "iron plantations" made up America's iron and steel industry. Today, the site educates people about America's development during the industrial revolution.
French Creek State ParkElverson
French Creek offers two lakes--Hopewell and Scotts Run, extensive forests and almost 40 miles of hiking trails. Adjacent to the park lies Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site that features a cold-blast furnace restored to its 1830s appearance. Park visitors enjoy trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, disc golfing, orienteering, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing, organized group cabin camps, organized group tenting, Yurts, cabins, camping cottages, and camping.
Bucktail State Park Natural AreaEmporium
Bucktail State Park Natural Area visitors enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and hunting.
Sizerville State ParkEmporium
Sizerville State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping.
Erie Bluffs is the newest Pennsylvania State Park. Park visitors enjoy picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting.
Presque Isle State Park arches into Lake Erie and is Pennsylvania's only seashore. Visitors enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling and in-line skating. A National Natural Landmark, Presque Isle is a favorite spot for migrating birds.
Fort Necessity National BattlefieldFarmington
The Opening Battle of a World War - The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.
Caledonia State ParkFayetteville
Caledonia is in the northernmost section of the Blue Ridge Mountains known locally as South Mountain. The park offers hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, education, golf, theater, Sunday school, arts and crafts fair, organized group tenting, cabin, and camping.
Mont Alto State ParkFayetteville
Mont Alto State Park offers picnicking, hunting, hiking, and snowmobiling.
Worlds End State ParkForksville
Worlds End State Park visitors enjoy hiking, sightseeing, picnicking, swimming, whitewater boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Buchanan's Birthplace State ParkFort Loudon
Dedicated in honor of the 15th president of the United States, this narrow, peaceful hollow is the site of James Buchanan's birthplace. A stone pyramid monument surrounded by majestic conifers stands on the site of the original cabin where he was born.
Cowans Gap State ParkFort Loudon
Cowans Gap State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Benjamin Rush State ParkFort Washington
Benjamin Rush has the world's largest community gardens.
Fort Washington State ParkFort Washington
Fort Washington takes its name from the temporary fort built by George Washington's troops in the fall of 1777, before heading to Valley Forge. The park is popular with hikers and picnickers. Birders enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the Observation Deck.
Cherry Springs State ParkGaleton
Cherry Springs State Park is named for the large stands of black cherry trees in the park. The park is known for its great views for stargazing.
Denton Hill State ParkGaleton
Denton Hill State Park offers great downhill skiing. Visitors enjoy facilities including rental cabins and groomed slopes will appeal to expert and beginner skiers.
Lyman Run State ParkGaleton
Lyman Run State Park visitors enjoy hiking, ATV trails, geocaching, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, and camping.
Patterson State ParkGaleton
Patterson has two rustic picnic pavilions for visitors to enjoy a quiet lunch. Patterson is a trailhead for the Susquehannock Trail, a favorite of backpackers.
Prouty Place State ParkGaleton
Prouty Place State Park visitors enjoy hunting, fishing and hiking within the surrounding Susquehannock State Forest.
The Allegheny Portage Railroad was a great achievement in early travel. For twenty years, it was the fastest way to transgress the rough and wild terrain of Pennsylvania.
Pine Grove Furnace State ParkGardners
Pine Grove Furnace State Park offers hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing, organized group tenting, cabin, camping, Ironmaster's Mansion, and the Appalachian Trail Museum.
Lincoln Train MuseumGettysburg
Within walking distance of the site where Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address, the Lincoln Train Museum offers an interactive exploration of American History for families and groups of all ages. On this journey with Lincoln you will experience the spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence and freedoms through American history presentations and collections, interactive train layouts, President Lincoln's Funeral journey, hands on activities and more. Offer discounts for groups of ten or more. Ages five and under always journey for free.
Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War. It was the war's bloodiest battle with 51,000 casualties. The Union victory ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North.
Eisenhower National Historic SiteGettysburg
Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located next to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.
Annual Gettysburg Reenactment. Battles each day. Massive pyrotechnics for all battles. Usual amenities supplied. Separate Confederate and Federal camps, Civilian camp for dependents of military. Extensive living history village and Activities Tents with presentations all day. Added this year Fife & Drum instructions for youths. Check website for event held in July.
Newlin Grist MillGlen Mills
In 1704, Nathaniel and Mary Newlin built a water-powered grist mill along the West Branch of Chester Creek. Despite several changes of ownership the mill ran continuously until 1941. In 1957, the Nicholas Newlin Foundation was created by E. Mortimer Newlin, a ninth generation descendant, to restore and maintain the mill as a museum. Today, the foundation 's purpose is to preserve the 150 acres, which are a refuge for plants, animals, and birds, as well as the park's historic buildings for pleasure and education of the public. A trip to the park offers visitors insights into the vanished life of the rural eighteenth century.
Memorial Lake State ParkGrantville
Memorial Lake State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, boating, sailing, fishing, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and ice skating .
Swatara State ParkGrantville
Swatara State Park offers visitors canoeing, fishing, hiking, picnicking, bicycling, swimming, camping and environmental education.
Westmoreland Museum of American Art Greensburg
Stop for a moment and think about words like freedom, opportunity, diversity. They are words that paint a picture in your mind - words that describe the American experience. But words can't tell the whole story. So we invite you to come see the art that gives those words meaning. See how the American experience is brought to life through the inspired eyes of artists at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.
Promised Land State ParkGreentown
Promised Land State Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, orienteering, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, cabins, and camping.
Varden Conservation AreaGreentown
The Varden Conservation Area visitors enjoy fishing and hiking.
Codorus State ParkHanover
Codorus State Park is a rest stop for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. The lake is also popular with sailboaters and motorboaters. Anglers love the lake for warm water fishing and can also fish Codorus Creek for trout. Picnicking, swimming in the pool and camping are popular activities.
The State Museum of PennsylvaniaHarrisburg
Educational programs at The State Museum are designed to encourage visitors, both young and old, to explore, discover and experience the stories of Pennsylvania's rich and exciting past.
Warm and welcoming, this immersive museum environment accommodates visitors of all ages. Attractions include the Museum Experience, a series of engaging exhibits; the Chocolate Lab, a place where learning comes alive through hands-on experiments; the Museum Shop, stocked with unique Hershey merchandise and memorabilia; Cafe Zooka, the perfect place for light fare and chocolately desserts; the Countries of Origin Chocolate Tasting; and much more.
Canoe Creek State ParkHollidaysburg
Canoe Creek State Park features a 155-acre lake, wetlands, old fields and mature forests, which provide critical habitat for migrating birds and for one of the largest bat colonies in the Commonwealth. The lake is popular for fishing year-round. Hikers enjoy the trails that wind through the many habitats. Picnicking, swimming at the beach, enjoying educational programs, and staying the night in a modern cabin are also popular activities.
The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, comprised of eight counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, encompasses the greater Pittsburgh area and the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio river valleys. For more than a century, this area was known as the "Steel Making Capital of the World" and the dynamic and powerful story of Big Steel is preeminent in the region's artifacts, buildings, historic communities, industrial sites, and the living cultural traditions of its people.
Hillman State ParkHookstown
This park is managed for hunting by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Hiking trails are open to the public. There is a model airplane field available.
Raccoon Creek State ParkHookstown
Raccoon Creek State Park was once operated by the National Park Service. Today, park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, a recreation hall, education, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling, organized group cabin camps, organized group tenting, backpacking, a lakeside lodge, cabins, and camping.
Bald Eagle State ParkHoward
Bald Eagle State Park offers hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, Yurts, camping cottages, camping, and a nature inn.
Greenwood Furnace State ParkHuntingdon
Greenwood Furnace State Park offers a unique recreational experience. Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, environmental education, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, orienteering, snowmobiling, and camping.
Penn-Roosevelt State ParkHuntingdon
Penn-Roosevelt State Park offers hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping.
Whipple Dam State ParkHuntingdon
Whipple Dam State Park visitors enjoy picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, and ice fishing.
Old City, Rittenhouse Square, Mural Mile, New HopeHuntingdon Valley
Amazing self guided interactive scavenger hunt! Prompts, puzzles and brainteasers take you on an entertaining walking tour. The Old City search takes you to the historic sites in Philadelphia. The Rittenhouse Square search takes you along the Avenue of the Arts then into the square. Mural Mile takes you to nearly 20 Murals. These scavenger hunts are fun, engaging and educational. The cost is $60 per group, but code 20off gives a $20 discount. Buy it now and use it anytime within 6 months. DoTheSearch.com
Hyner Run State ParkHyner
Hyner Run is entirely surrounded by Sproul State Forest, Pennsylvania's largest state forest. Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cabins, and camping.
This small park features one of the nicest overlooks in the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks and is popular for hang gliding. Hyner Run State Park is nearby.
Blue Knob State ParkImler
Blue Knob State Park offers year-round wilderness adventures in hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, education, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, organized group cabin camps, backpacking, cabins, and camping.
Trough Creek State ParkJames Creek
Trough Creek State Park visitor enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, biking, snowmobiling, the Trough Creek Lodge, and camping.
Warriors Path State ParkJames Creek
Warriors Path State Park is near the famous path used by the Iroquois in raids and wars with the Cherokees and other American Indians in southern Pennsylvania. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.
Pymatuning State ParkJamestown
Pymatuning State Park is the largest state park in the Commonwealth. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, camping and enjoying other recreational opportunities. The Pa. Fish and Boat Commission also operates a fish hatchery and visitor center on site.
Bendigo State ParkJohnsonburg
Bendigo State Park visitors enjoy picnicking, swimming, canoing, kayaking, and fishing
Elk State ParkJohnsonburg
Elk State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, ice fishing, and ice boating.
Kinzua Bridge State ParkJohnsonburg
Kinzua Bridge State Park features remnants of the 2,053-foot railroad bridge (viaduct) that was a National Engineering Landmark. The Kinzua Bridge Scenic Byway is a designated shared use hike/bike corridor.
Hogue's Fun FactoryJohnstown
Hogue's Fun Factory is located in the Galleria Mall in Johnstown, PA and is an inflatable arena and arcade destination. Featuring a 5000 sq ft arena with 5 inflatables the Fun Factory provides a safe, active and fun environment for children from 2-13. The 30' obstacle course and 4 other inflatables are a great way to workout some energy and exercise in a temperature controlled environment.
Valley Forge National Historical ParkKing of Prussia
Why Valley Forge? - Valley Forge National Historical Park commemorates more than the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation; it honors the ability of citizens and their leaders to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.
The Demuth Museum is dedicated to developing awareness, understanding and appreciation of the art work and legacy of American modernist Charles Demuth. We engage and inspire diverse audiences through an innovative program of exhibitions, education, scholarship and collections activities.
The Amish Farm and HouseLancaster
Tour Lancaster County's Amish Farm and House. Opened nearly 60 years ago, The Amish Farm and House has hosted travelers from around the world visiting Lancaster County. Experience Lancaster County's Premier Amish Attraction with our farm and house tours.
White Clay Creek PreserveLandenberg
White Clay Creek has been designated by Congress as a National Wild and Scenic River. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.
Beltzville State ParkLehighton
Beltzville State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, a covered bridge, picnicking, swimming, boating, launching and mooring, water skiing, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and ice boating.
Gifford Pinchot State ParkLewisberry
Gifford Pinchot State Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, disc golf, education, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, ice boating, organized group tenting, yurts, cabins, camping cottages , and camping.
Samuel S. Lewis State ParkLewisberry
Samuel S. Lewis State Park is dominated by Mt. Pisgah. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, and kite flying.
Lewisburg Children's MuseumLewisburg
The LCM brings hands-on, enriching educational experiences in a safe, accessible environment, to children in the central Susquehanna Valley. LCM is committed to providing opportunities for learning, imagination, and play.
Tyler strives to be a valuable partner with academic curriculum by presenting engaging standards-based programming in a unique learning environment. Instructor-led programs provide interactive experiences for students with plants and nature, making learning fun. The Arboretum offers grade-specific curricula in the natural sciences. All lessons are aligned with state and national scientific education standards. Programs are conducted in small groups by professional educators and trained volunteer guides.All of our field trip programs are available for home school groups. Our programs provide opportunities to integrate hands-on ecology, environmental science and plant science into your home school curriculum. For the best learning experience at Tyler, classes with mixed ages will be divided into age groups.
Ridley Creek State Park hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, formal gardens, cross-country skiing, sledding, and organized group tenting.
The Barnes FoundationMerion
The Barnes Foundation houses one of the finest collections of nineteenth and twentieth-century French painting in the world. An extraordinary number of masterpieces by Renoir, Cezanne and Matisse provide a depth of work by these artists unavailable elsewhere. Established as an educational institution the Barnes carries out its mission teaching classes in its galleries and Arboretum. The Barnes welcomes visitors and students throughout the year.
McCalls Dam State ParkMifflinburg
McCalls Dam Park visitors enjoy picnicking, fishing, and hunting.
Raymond B. Winter State ParkMifflinburg
Raymond B. Winter State Park is located within Bald Eagle State Forest. Open year-round, visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, camping cottages, and camping.
Ravensburg State ParkMifflinburg
Visitors enjoy Picnicking, fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping.
Sand Bridge State ParkMifflinburg
Sand Bridge State Park visitors enjoy picnicking and fishing.
Poe Paddy State ParkMilroy
Poe Paddy State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, snowmobiling, organized group tenting, and camping.
Poe Valley State ParkMilroy
Cozy Poe Valley State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, camping cottages, a deluxe camping cottage, and camping.
Reeds Gap State ParkMilroy
Reeds Gap State Park offers hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, and camping.
Jacobsburg was once the site where the famous Henry Rifle was made. Park environmental education programs area available from the preschool environmental awareness programs to high school level environmental problem solving programs, historical programs, teacher workshops and public interpretive programs. Visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing.
Boyd Big Tree Conservation Area is one of the newest Pennsylvania state parks. Visitors to the park enjoy hiking, hunting and cross country skiing.
Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area is dominated by large hardwood trees and known for its elaborate trail system. Visitors enjoy hiking, hunting, educational programs, and cross-country skiing.
Little Buffalo State ParkNewport
Little Buffalo State Park offers picnic areas, hiking trails and a lake for fishing and boating. Historical features include a covered bridge, a restored, operating grist mill, an old farm house built on the site of a colonial tavern, and a narrow gauge railroad trace which feature one of the original railroad cars.
Tyler State ParkNewtown
Tyler State Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, picnic groves, fishing, boating, disc golf, education, a theater, a Center for the Arts, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice fishing, and ice skating.
Colonel Denning State ParkNewville
Colonel Denning State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, orienteering, education, cross-country skiing, ice skating, organized group tenting, and camping.
Fowlers Hollow State ParkNewville
Fowlers Hollow State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping.
Norristown Farm ParkNorristown
Norristown Farm Park visitors enjoy trails, biking, nature trails, picnicking, fishing, cross-country skiing, and sledding.
Lackawanna State ParkNorth Abington Township
State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, camping cottages, Yurts, and camping.
Ohiopyle State ParkOhiopyle
Ohiopyle State Park offers hiking, biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, water slides, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, organized group tenting, camping cottages, Yurts, and camping.
Oil Creek State ParkOil City
The Oil Creek Valley is the site of the world's first commercial oil well. Oil Creek State Park tells the story of the early petroleum industry by interpreting oil boomtowns, oil wells and early transportation.
Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, disc golfing, orienteering, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, iceboating, organized group tenting, cabins, camping, cottages, and camping.
Parker Dam State ParkPenfield
Parker Dam offers hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, geocaching, snowshoeing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, cabin classrooms, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Simon B. Elliott State ParkPenfield
Simon B. Elliott State Park offers hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, cabins, and camping
Yellow Creek State ParkPenn Run
Yellow Creek State Park was once used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers. Today, visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, orienteering, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, yurts, and camping cottages.
Edgar Allan Poe National Historical SitePhiladelphia
"For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen," so begins Poe's famous short story "The Black Cat," written while living in this house with his family. Writer, editor, popular poet and inventor of the detective story, Edgar Allan Poe still thrills readers today. Come imagine Poe's life on Seventh Street, his only surviving residence in Philadelphia.
Before William Penn, the Swedes were here, building log homes and a brick church, GLORIA DEI. Imagine the transformation - town becomes city - 13 colonies become a nation -- Swedish Lutheran church becomes Episcopalian. Re-discover Patriots and ordinary citizens buried in the cemetery. Enter Pennsylvania's oldest church and feel 300 years of history welcoming you.
Independence National Historical ParkPhiladelphia
Independence Hall is the assembly hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed. The Liberty Bell is located there as well. The website offers links and information for folks not able to visit in person.
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National MemorialPhiladelphia
Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson, who said he was "as pure a son of liberty, as I have ever known..."
Academy of Natural SciencesPhiladelphia
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia was founded in 1812 "for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning." The Academy today is integrating its activities in research and education around environmental themes.
Fireman's Hall MuseumPhiladelphia
One of the nation's premier fire museums, the Fireman's Hall Museum's mission is to preserve the ongoing history of Philadelphia firefighting through the collection, preservation and presentation of related artifacts for the education of the public and to encourage sound fire prevention practices.
Philadelphia Museum of Jewish ArtPhiladelphia
The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art (PMJA), founded in 1975, presents contemporary art exhibits that illuminate the Jewish experience. Organizing three solo and group shows a year, the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art exhibits work by artists of diverse backgrounds. In addition to the special exhibits, the Museum features a permanent collection of works by artists including William Anastasi, Chaim Gross, Shelley Spector, Boaz Vaadia and Roman Vishniac, all of whom exhibited at the PMJA.
Please Touch MuseumPhiladelphia
Since 1976, Please Touch Museum has been the Children's Museum of Philadelphia. Our museum was the first in the nation whose target audience was families with children seven and younger. We have grown into one of the best children's museums in the nation, have become experts in play and have had our programs for underserved families in the region nationally recognized. Our mission to enrich the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play, enables us to lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning and cultural awareness.
Rosenbach Museum & LibraryPhiladelphia
The Rosenbach Museum & Library was founded in 1954 through a testamentary gift by Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (1876-1952) and his brother, Philip (1863-1953). Renowned dealers in books, manuscripts, and ?ne art, the brothers played a central role in the development of private libraries that later became our nation's most important public collections of rare books, such as the Folger and Huntington Libraries. The brothers' own personal collection, now the core of the Rosenbach, features treasures the brothers were unable to part with, including the only surviving copy of Benjamin Franklin's ?rst Poor Richard Almanac and the manuscript of James Joyce's Ulysses. The collection has since grown to include the papers of poet Marianne Moore, Bram Stoker's notes for Dracula, and the drawings of Maurice Sendak, adding richness and relevance to the experience of visiting the Rosenbach.
Simeone Foundation Automotive MuseumPhiladelphia
From the dawn of the automotive era, racing has been used to demonstrate the superiority of one manufacturer over another. It is this "Spirit of Competition" that we celebrate at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Assembled by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Frederick Simeone over a span of 50 years, the Museum collection contains over 60 of the rarest and most significant racing sports cars ever built.
National Museum of American Jewish HistoryPhiladelphia
The National Museum of American Jewish History, on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire. We offer special pricing for groups of 15 or more.
The Schuylkill Center was founded in 1965 as the nation's first urban environmental education center. Its 340-acres of fields and forests serve as a living laboratory to foster appreciation, deepen understanding, and encourage stewardship of the environment. Reaching over 36,000 Philadelphia-area residents each year, the Schuylkill Center offers a diverse collection of educational programs, including programs for school, continuing education for teachers, Pennsylvania's first Nature Preschool, and a full calendar of events for the public. The environmental art department inspires and educates, while pushing the cutting edge and using art to remediate local ecological issues. Acting as the only clinic of its kind in a four-county region, the Wildlife Clinic at the Schuylkill Center treats 3,300 injured, orphaned, and sick animals annually.
Black Moshannon State ParkPhilipsburg
Black Moshannon State Park features the Black Moshannon Bog Natural Area. Trails and a boardwalk help people explore the birds and plants of the bog and surrounding forests. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, iceboating, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Heinz Memorial ChapelPittsburgh
Heinz Memorial Chapel is a non-denomination chapel, part of the University of Pittsburgh and an Historic Landmark. The architecture is impressive, as well as the 23 stained glass windows depicting not only religious figures but leaders in science, art, literature and exploration. Tours for all ages are available. The Chapel is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh very near the Carnegie Museums and Phipps Botanical Gardens. The building has restrooms and an accessible entrance. Please call the Chapel office for more information and to book a tour. 412-624-4157
Point State ParkPittsburgh
Point State Park is a National Historic Landmark. The park serves to commemorate and preserve the historic heritage of the area during the French and Indian War (1754 - 1763). Today, visitors enjoy hiking, boating, and biking trails.
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture engages regional and national audiences in its mission of preserving, presenting, interpreting, celebrating and shaping the art, culture and history of African Americans in Western Pennsylvania and people of African descent throughout the world.
Carnegie Museum of ArtPittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Art was founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1895. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, it is nationally and internationally recognized for its distinguished collection of American and European works from the 16th century to the present. The Heinz Architectural Center, part of Carnegie Museum of Art, is dedicated to enhancing understanding of the physical environment through its exhibitions, collections, and public programs.
Carnegie Museum of Natural HistoryPittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Natural History conducts scientific inquiry, generates knowledge, and promotes stewardship of the Earth.
Children's Museum of PittsburghPittsburgh
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh provides innovative museum experiences that inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. We provide the highest quality exhibits and programs for learning and play. We are a partner and a resource for people who work with or on behalf of children.
Frick Art & Historical CenterPittsburgh
The Frick Art & Historical Center visitors enjoy the culture and refinement of the Gilded Age.
Andy Warhol MuseumPittsburgh
The Andy Warhol Museum is a vital forum in which diverse audiences of artists, scholars and the general public are galvanized through creative interaction with the art and life of Andy Warhol. The Warhol is ever-changing and constantly re-defining itself in relation to contemporary life, using its unique collections and dynamic, interactive programming as tools.
Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsPocono Manor
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions located in the Pocono Mountains PA is America's Largest Indoor Waterpark. Offering discounted day passes for groups. From (2) toddler sections to the intermediate splash down safari all the way to the drop down slides there is something for all ages! Spend all day in our waterpark with your students, parents, teachers your group will enjoy Kalahari Resorts & Conventions!
Friendship Hill National Historic SitePoint Marion
Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted in his restored country estate, Friendship Hill.
McConnells Mill State ParkPortersville
McConnells Mill State Park is open from sunrise to sunset, year-round. A gristmill built in the 1800s is open for tours.
Moraine State ParkPortersville
Moraine State Park offers hiking, biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, windsurfing, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, cabins, and camping.
Pottsgrove Manor Pottstown
Pottsgrove Manor exemplifies history of iron making and life in 18th century Pottstown. With changing exhibits and monthly special events, Pottsgrove Manor is the perfect destination for those interested in local, revolutionary, industrial and social history.The friendly staff are always welcoming and eager to help make special visits and projects engaging, informative, and interactive. Suggested $2.00 Donation, materials fee for special events sometimes higher. Check out our website or call the site to find out more information!
Tom Ridge Environmental Center - Presque IslePresque Isle
The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) is an educational center at heart, dedicated to teaching visitors about the unique 3,200 acres of Presque Isle and the many different forms of life that inhabit the peninsula. TREC also serves as a center for research, contributing to conservation efforts and promoting environmental awareness, helping to preserve the unparalleled beauty of Presque Isle, the site of Pennsylvania's only seashore.
Allegheny Islands State ParkProspect
Allegheny Islands is accessable by boat only. Group camping (such as with Scout Groups or church groups) is permitted on the islands with written permission from the Department
Nockamixon State ParkQuakertown
Nockamixon State Park offers hiking - biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, disc golf, boating, windsurfing, whitewater releases, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, a Youth Hostel, and cabins.
Black Rock RetreatQuarryville
Black Rock Retreat is a non-profit Christian Camp and Conference Center located in Lancaster County Pennsylvania providing Retreat Facilities for use by churches and other Christian organizations. Provide a Summer Camp program for youth, an Outdoor Education program for Public and Christian schools, a Challenge Ropes Course for youth and adults, a Road Scholar program for senior adults, and more!
The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs. Contact the center office for a listing of upcoming educational programs. Visitors enjoy picnicking, fishing, hiking, dog trails, and cross-country skiing.
Laurel Mountain State Park features a family-oriented downhill skiing area and beautiful views of the rolling countryside of the Ligonier Valley. The slopes and trails provide opportunities for skiers and snowboarders of all levels and the lodge is a cozy place to eat and enjoy the view.
Laurel Summit State ParkRector
Laurel Summit State Park offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. Visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.
Linn Run State ParkRector
Linn Run State Park visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and cabins.
Kettle Creek State ParkRenovo
Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and camping.
Laurel Ridge State ParkRockwood
Laurel Ridge State Park features a 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, complete with trail shelters for overnight camping.
Maurice K. Goddard State ParkSandy Lake
Maurice K. Goddard State Park offers hiking, biking, picnicking, pavilions, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and ice skating.
Shawnee State ParkSchellsburg
Shawnee State Park visitors enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, disc golf, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, Yurts, the Shawnee Lodge, camping cottages, and camping
Great Wolf LodgeScotrun
Great Wolf Lodge is North America's Largest Family of Indoor Waterpark resorts, and the ultimate destination for your next family getaway. Designed to capture the atmosphere of the Northwoods, our waterparks offer an amazing guest experience in a one-of-a-kind, rustically elegant setting. The perfect place for families to re-connect, and create lifelong memories. With one of our fully-themed resort suites as your family's base camp, you can set out on your Great Wolf adventure. You'll likely first discover our gigantic indoor waterpark, where it's always 84 degrees. And that's just the beginning. Besides our waterparks, don't miss our themed restaurants, interactive arcades, full service spas (and even a version for kids!), fitness centers, and so much more. And with more than 10 locations coast to coast, Great Wolf Lodge is the perfect, weatherproof, year-round destination for your busy family. So whether your family splashes the day away in the waterpark, enjoys a delicious family meal in our restaurant, or enjoys our nightly Storytime together before calling it a night, we think you'll agree, there's no time, like a Great Wolf time.
Steamtown National Historic SiteScranton
Steam engines excite the senses, Steamtown keeps their stories alive! Feel the heat from the firebox. Hear the bell and whistle. Smell the hot steam and oil. Feel the ground vibrate under your feet. See the one ton drive rods turn the wheels. Hear the chuff-chuff-chuff of the smokestack. Today, you can relive the era of steam as the engines come back to life. The cinders, grease, oil, steam, people and stories of railroading have returned.
Clear Creek State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, canoeing, fishing, hunting, education, cross-country skiing, sledding, Yurts, cabins, and camping.
Jennings Environmental Education CenterSlippery Rock
Jennings offers a full range of educational programs about the rare relict prairie ecosystem. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
Flight 93 National MemorialSomerset
A Day Like No Other - On 9/11 the 40 heroes of Flight 93 gave their lives to thwart an attack on our Nation's Capital. We've been working to develop the permanent memorial to honor the heroes.
Kooser State ParkSomerset
Kooser State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, cabins, and camping.
Laurel Hill State ParkSomerset
Laurel Hill State Park offers hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, a gift shop, snowshoeing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, organized group cabin camps, organized group tenting, Laurel Hill Lodge, camping cottages, and camping.
Somerset Historical CenterSomerset
The Somerset Historical Center is a 150-acre rural history museum located 4 miles north of the town of Somerset, Pennsylvania. The Somerset Historical Center preserves the history of life in rural southwestern Pennsylvania from the times of the region's first farmers to the present day through exhibits, workshops and educational programs. The Historical Center serves as the headquarters of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County. Permanent orientation exhibits and videos can be seen in the Visitors Center, constructed in 1997. The Visitors Center is also home to the Historical Society's Genealogical Research Library and additional changing exhibits.
Johnstown Flood National MemorialSouth Fork
Johnstown Flood of 1889 There was no larger news story in the latter nineteenth century after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The story of the Johnstown Flood has everything to interest the modern mind: a wealthy resort, an intense storm, an unfortunate failure of a dam, the destruction of a working class city, and an inspiring relief effort.
Taste Buds KitchenState College
Taste Buds Kitchen is a Kids Kitchen by day and an Adult BYOB Kitchen by night. You join us for an entertaining class, camp, party or special event where you create a culinary masterpiece and memories with your friends and families. We love cooking with kids, families and adults, ages 2 to 99. Offering both a 2 hour field trip where the students would have exclusive use of the kitchen space, hands-on instruction with chefs, and make recipes from scratch! Taste Buds Kitchen is truly the place to Learn. Laugh. Cook.
Milton State ParkSunbury
Milton State Park visitors enjoy picnicking, boating, fishing, and hiking.
Susquehanna State ParkSunbury
Susquehanna State Park is a riverfront recreational area is in the city of Williamsport. Visitors enjoy picnicking, boating, fishing, and riverboat tours.
Shikellamy State ParkSunbury
Shikellamy State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, hunting, fishing, scenic views, boating, a Marina, boat launching, and boat rentals.
Big Pocono State ParkTobyhanna
Big Pocono State Park visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking, hunting, a restaurant, and downhill skiing.
Gouldsboro State ParkTobyhanna
Gouldsboro State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and ice skating.
Tobyhanna State ParkTobyhanna
Tobyhanna State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, and camping. Tobyhanna is derived from an American Indian word meaning "a stream whose banks are fringed with alder."
Mt. Pisgah State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and ice skating.
Penn State All-Sports Museum University Park
The All-Sports Museum honors the student-athletes and coaches through history who have helped make Penn State's intercollegiate athletic program one of the best in the nation. Inside the Museum, the inspirational story of men's and women's sports at Penn State is shown in dramatic visuals that cover the walls from floor to ceiling. You'll see larger-than-life photographs as well as the equipment athletes use and the uniforms they wear
Delaware Canal State ParkUpper Black Eddy
Delaware Canal State Park is a 60-mile towpath of the Delaware Canal making up a stroll into American History. The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender's House Visitor Center are at New Hope. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, canoeing, boating, fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.
Ralph Stover State ParkUpper Black Eddy
Ralph Stover State Park visitors enjoy picnicking, fishing, white water boating, hiking, and rock climbing.
Valley Forge and George WashingtonValley Forge
Learn the story of Valley Forge and about George Washington's unmatched leadership abilities.
Bradford House MuseumWashington
In 1794, David Bradford led frontier farmers in protest of the high federal whiskey excise tax in what became known as the Whiskey Rebellion. Bradford's house, built in 1788, is preserved as a museum. Step back in time in this National Historic Landmark, Washington County's finest 18th century home. Trained docents in 18th Century attire will guide your group through the house, garden and kitchen cabin. Adapted to your curriculum goals and any grade level. Younger students focus on 18th Century living, with hands-on experience with toys, games, lessons, and chores. For older students, the focus is on David Bradford and the Whiskey Rebellion. The museum also has a collection of primary and secondary resources on the Whiskey Rebellion and David Bradford available for use either at the museum or to borrow; ideal for students developing projects for National History Day.
Little Pine State ParkWaterville
Little Pine State Park offers hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, organized group tenting, yurts, camping cottages, and camping.
Upper Pine Bottom State ParkWaterville
Upper Pine Bottom State Park provides access to hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and hunting on forest land.
Renfrew Museum and ParkWaynesboro
Renfrew is a restored farmstead with many outbuildings to see and activities to participate in. Your tour begins at our Visitors Center with a DVD presentation, and an explanation of the nation's leading collection of John Bell and Bell family pottery. Paid admission takes you on a guided tour of the 1812 Renfrew Museum where you will see the kitchen, dining room, parlors and bedrooms with period furnishings throughout.
Artillery, cavalry, & infantry units conduct drilling, firing, and military camp life demonstrations along with a tactical skirmish between federal and confederate forces. Entertainment includes period music and dancing. A town ball game of north verses south. Sunday schedule includes a period interdenominational church service in the camp, with a lemonade social and period music following the service. Check website for event held in August.
Colton Point State ParkWellsboro
Colton Point State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, education, snowmobiling, organized group tenting, and camping.
Hills Creek State ParkWellsboro
Hills Creek State Park abounds in wildlife. Osprey, loon and waterfowl visit the lake that boasts a variety of warm-water fish species. Camping, cabins, swimming and picnicking make this an ideal spot for a family vacation.
Leonard Harrison State ParkWellsboro
Leonard Harrison State Park offers the most famous scenic views of the canyon. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, education, and camping.
American Helicopter Museum & Education CenterWest Chester
The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is the nation's premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. We collect, restore and display historic aircraft and chronicle the origin and development of rotary wing aircraft.
Hickory Run State ParkWhite Haven
Hickory Run State Park has over 40 miles of hiking trails, three state park natural areas and miles of trout streams. The Boulder Field, a striking boulder-strewn area, is a National Natural Landmark. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting, disc golf, orienteering, geocaching, education, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, organized group cabin camps, organized group tenting, camping cottages, and camping.
Lehigh Gorge State ParkWhite Haven
Lehigh Gorge State Park offers hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and whitewater rafting.
Lehigh Valley Civil War Days Whitehall
Battles and skirmishes, infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, living history, period music and cooking displays, Saturday evening. candlelight tour. Free admission for Spectators. Check website for details of event held in June.
Peter J. McGovern Little League MuseumWilliamsport
The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum is all about the excitement of Little League Baseball and Softball. From its humble beginnings in 1939 as a three-team league in Williamsport through today and millions of participants in scores of countries, the museum is a tribute to Little League, past and present.
Ryerson Station State ParkWind Ridge
Ryerson Station State Park visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing, organized group tenting, camping cottages, and camping.
Frances Slocum State ParkWyoming
Frances Slocum State Park visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, education, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, organized group tenting, and camping.
The Byrnes Health Education Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to keeping people WELL! Created through the passion that education is the key to a healthier community.