Pennsylvania December 05, 2016
The Unique Town In Pennsylvania That’s Anything But Ordinary
A furry little fella, with a knack for predicting a prolonged winter or an early spring, has put one small town in Pennsylvania on the global map. And, in return, this unique town in Pennsylvania honors its beloved groundhog just about everywhere you turn.
His photogenic face and penchant for predicting the weather get plenty of attention all over the U.S. every Groundhog Day. Punxsutawney's love for Phil is evident wherever you go in the unique town. And the good news is...
Even if you don't visit Phil's famous hometown during early February, you'll still find plenty to do - and to see - in Gobbler's Knob, the self-described Weather Capital of the World.
Keep your camera handy because you'll see Phil just about everywhere you go, starting with the Phantastic Phils, a series of 32 six foot tall statutes of Phil placed throughout the city. You'll meet Phil'd with Love and...
Fireman Phil, among others, as you explore the small Pennsylvania town of just under 6,000 residents.
Plan to visit the Punxutawney Weather Discovery Center, an interactive museum for weather and Phil fans of all ages, that allows visitors to...
Predict the weather just like Phil, feel the force of a tornado, and discover the very real role of animals in predicting the weather.
Visit the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center at 201 North Findley Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767 from Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Peek into the burrow to see if you can catch a glimpse of Phil with his love, Phyllis, who typically just hang around their climate controlled burrow waiting for Groundhog Day to roll around every year.
Stop by to see Pennsylvania's favorite groundhog at Phil's Burrow: 301 West Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
Explore the pristine nature that Phil's extended groundhog relatives call home by hiking the Mahoning Shadow Trail, a tranquil 15 mile trail that hugs the Mahoning Creek. Pass breathtaking waterfalls and enjoy unspoiled views from vistas along the way.
Learn more about Phil and the Groundhog Day tradition with a visit to the museum at the Groundhog Club Headquarters.
The Groundhog Club Headquarters is located at 200 West Mahoning Street Suite 1, Punxsutawney PA 15767.
Stock up on adorable souvenirs of your time in Punxsutawney with a stop at the Punxsutawney Phil Souvenir Shop.
The Punxsutawney Phil Souvenir Shop is located at 102 W Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
Once you've been to Punxsutawney, you just might be inspired to visit again to experience Groundhog Day, a truly unique Pennsylvanian experience.
Wrap yourself in the magic of this unique town in Pennsylvania, starring the world’s most famous groundhog, then plan a trip to Lititz, another
charming Pennsylvania town.