7 Enchanting Pennsylvania Towns That Feel Like You’ve Fallen Into A Snow Globe
We can all probably agree that
Pennsylvania towns are beautiful in any season; they hearken back to a simpler time and just ooze charm. However, add snow tumbling down, and these Pennsylvania towns transform into a winter wonderland. As we sit cozy by the window or zip down a hill on a sled, we might even feel as though we’ve fallen into a snow globe.
Main Street in Wellsboro is
place to be during the winter and during Christmastime in particular. Dotted with eclectic shops and darling restaurants, the small town looks like it belongs on an old-fashioned Christmas card. The adorable small town in Pennsylvania is just an hour from Pine Creek Gorge, making it the perfect wintertime destination. Read more about this
enchanting winter town in Pennsylvania
A stroll through downtown Lititz is sure to result in a rush of nostalgia. The charming small town is positively bewitching during the winter. Explore the collection of shops, grab a bite to eat, and visit the nearby Wolf Sanctuary of PA. You can even learn how to twist pretzels at Julius Sturgis Pretzel Company. Plan your visit to the
best small town in Pennsylvania for a weekend getaway
Nestled along the Allegheny River, the tiny town of Foxburg is perfect for exploring any time of the year. However, wait until you see it sparkling in the snow. A visit to the Allegheny Grille, which overlooks the river, is a must. You'll likely want to walk while you explore the town, especially when there's snow on the ground, but you'll definitely want to come back in the warmer months. Foxburg is ideal for exploring by bike. Read more about this
tiny town in Pennsylvania
4. Eagles Mere
Journey to the tiny village of Eagles Mere, where you'll feel as though you've stepped into a winter wonderland. (It really is tiny with only 150 year-round residents.) Most winters mean the toboggan slide that sits right in the middle of town. A cup of hot chocolate paired with a ride (or more!) on the toboggan is the perfect way to spend a winter afternoon. Learn more about the grandest
winter wonderland in Pennsylvania
5. New Hope
Step into a winter wonderland when you visit New Hope, a charming small town that sits right across the river from Lambertville, New Jersey. One of the highlights of any visit to this small town, besides checking out its culinary scene, is a ride aboard the New Hope Railroad. It offers Christmas-themed train rides all season long, or you can climb aboard a regular train ride after it snows. Plan your visit to this
fairy tale town in Pennsylvania
A wintertime visit to Indiana will make you swear you've arrived in Bedford Falls; the sign on Philadelphia Street will confirm those suspicions. Home to Jimmy Stewart, George Bailey of "It's A Wonderful Life," the picturesque small Western Pennsylvania town twinkles with Christmas cheer, hosting the annual It's A Wonderful Life Festival, where you can meet Santa, roast marshmallows (for free), and snap photos in front of the town Christmas tree. The town is also home to quaint shops, restaurants, and the Jimmy Stewart Museum. Read more about this
winter wonderland town in Pennsylvania
Another postcard-worthy small town in Pennsylvania, Bellefonte turns back the time every Christmas season for its annual Victorian Christmas celebration. If you can't make it for that, you'll still want to explore this throwback town. Make time to go ice skating, too, at Talleyrand Park. Discover why Bellefonte is one of the best
places to visit in Pennsylvania in winter
in our previous article.
Bellefonte, PA 16823, USA
What are your favorite Pennsylvania towns to visit during the winter? Let us know in the comments! Then check out these nine
family-friendly winter activities in Pennsylvania that belong on your bucket list.
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