Pennsylvania — Nicknamed “The Keystone State” for its important position between the heavyweight Eastern Seaboard urban centers of New York and Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania is more than just a pass-through state, as evidenced by its bustling cosmopolitan cities, quaint rural communities, and nation-defining historical sites. Rustic sylvan foothills, tranquil lakes, and sprawling pastoral meadows offer a plethora of year-round outdoor recreational opportunities, while Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are known for vibrant arts and culture scenes and spirited displays of history.

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For the historic Philadelphia streets, chocolate in Hershey, the Poconos, Gettysburg, and the steel-city of Pittsburgh.

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Gettysburg: Beyond the Battlefield, a Food Destination Emerges

October 21, 2015 by Kimberly Button

The town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania has been defined by warfor more than 150 years. As the site of the pivotal Civil War battle, it's long been host to history ... Read More »

5 Excellent Haunted Hay Rides

October 13, 2015 by Zachary Laks

Ready forevilclowns, an immersive insane asylum, and chainsaw maniacs? With October comes Halloween, and with Halloween comes the inevitable barrage of haunted ... Read More »


5 Great Pumpkin Festivals for Getting in the Fall Spirit

October 08, 2015 by Zachary Laks

Ready to see a2,000-pound pumpkin? Or a cannon that shoots pumpkins hundreds of feet in the air?Here are five of our favorite pumpkin festivals happening this ... Read More »


7 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Hershey, PA on a Budget

September 02, 2015 by Zachary Laks

Hershey Chocolate’s sprawling empire in Hershey, Pennsylvania is much more than achocolate lover’s paradise. Positioned just two hours from Philadelphia and ... Read More »


Dive In! 4 Splashtastic Indoor Waterpark Resorts in the Poconos

May 29, 2015 by Zachary Laks

Calling allNortheastern thrill-seekers: the Poconos region is adding two more gargantuandestination resorts to its roster this summer. Newcomers Camelback ... Read More »

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