Nature September 02, 2015
You’ll Never Forget A Trip To These 10 Waterfront Spots In Pennsylvania
It’s already September; the summer has blown past like a breeze. In case you haven’t had the chance to do many summery things this season, we’ve compiled some ideas. These are some of the best waterfront destinations in the state of Pennsylvania.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Penn's Landing, Philadelphia
Perhaps one of the most popular destinations in Philadelphia, Penn's Landing offers ice skating, a concert venue, fine dining, and much more. It overlooks the Delaware River.
2. Spruce Street Harbor Park, Philadelphia
Found near Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, Spruce Street Harbor Park is privately owned and operated. It's open every day until the end of September. There is food, drink, and hammocks. What more do you need.
3. Race Street Pier, Philadelphia
Yet another Philadelphia location, Race Street Pier is a beautiful park along the Delaware River.
4. Point State Park, Pittsburgh
Point State Park is the point where the three rivers in Pittsburgh converge. It's the site of many exciting events, including the city's Fourth of July fireworks.
5. Presque Isle State Park, Erie
Pennsylvania has eleven miles of shoreline along Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes. Presque Isle State Park in Erie has plenty of gorgeous waterfront areas to enjoy.
6. Lake Wallenpaupak
Created by PPL in the 1920s, Lake Wallenpaupak is the third largest lake and one of the biggest tourist destinations in Pennsylvania.
7. Dutch Springs, Bethlehem
Dutch springs has something for everyone. The inflatable park offers mountains and slides for children and the young-at-heart to climb and jump off of... And there is an elaborate scuba course for those certified swimmers that includes a submerged school bus and airplane.
8. Marsh Creek Lake, Chester County
If you enjoy sailing, than this watery oasis in Chester County is the place for you.
9. Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County
The Joseph Foster Sayers Reservoir is a man-made lake located in Bald Eagle State Park. It has a beautiful beach where you can kick back and relax.
10. R. B. Winter State Park, Hartley Township
Halfway Lake is the waterfront area in R. B Winter State Park. It's popular for fishing and swimming.
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