We don’t know if life gets any better than breathing in the fresh mountain air while watching the sunrise over the river at Buttonwood Campground in Pennsylvania. Once you check into this tranquil Pennsylvania destination, you’ll savor every moment. In fact, you may just be on the verge of starting a new tradition that brings you back year after year.

Have you experienced the fun at this campground in Pennsylvania? Tell us about it in the comments! Book a campsite on Buttonwood Campground’s website.

And if you love the mountains, check out these nine gorgeous places to visit in Pennsylvania. Plan an adventure today on TENTRR’s website.

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Summer Fun In Pennsylvania

What are the best places to visit in the summer in Pennsylvania?

Here is a list of 10 things to do underneath the summer sun in Pennsylvania. Here are several featured destinations:

  • Meadow Run Natural Water Slide (Ohiopyle State Park): This natural wonder, surrounded by trees, rocks, and flowers, has a sandstone floor and ends in a deep pool. The popular summer destination is the result of cracks in the rocks and is accessible by a staircase in Ohiopyle State Park. You'll find this lovely space adjacent to a parking area off of Pennsylvania State Route 381.
  • Jim Thorpe (26 miles from Mount Pocono): Named after the famous athlete, this charming and popular destination offers a historic, European village to explore along with the mountain sports you would expect all tucked inside of Lehigh Gorge. Visit the restored Victorian mansions open to unique shopping, dining, and sleeping over in extraordinary bed & breakfasts.
  • Kalahari Waterpark Resort (Pocono Manor): This 220,000-square-foot paradise is full of fun and adventure. Test your mettle on some of the most daring waterslides and family raft rides. Day passes are available for purchase if you're not staying at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions - Poconos.
  • Shankweiler's Drive-In (Orefield, Pennsylvania):  America's oldest drive-in theatre was opened on April 15, 1934, by Wilson Shankweiler, a prominent hotel owner. Originally called “Shankweiler’s Park-In Theatre,” Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre is now owned by The Moving Picture Cinema which continues to preserve the historic theater. Visit the snack bar with delicious chili, kraut dogs, candy, and funnel cakes. Enjoy an evening under the stars at this historic surprise in Pennsylvania.
  • Appalachian Express Mountain Coaster (Camelback Mountain Adventures): While this may seem super scary, you can actually control your own speed up to 25 mph as you sail through this thrilling ride down the scenic mountainside. You must be at least 9 years old to drive the 4,500-foot steel-track mountain coaster, and at least 3 years old to ride.

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