Pennsylvania Seasonal July 16, 2017
10 Unmissable Experiences You Must Have In Pennsylvania Before Summer Is Over
Summer’s quickly passing by. Before we know it, we’ll be enjoying the rustic colors of fall as darkness falls earlier. Our summer will quickly become cherished memories. Make the rest of the season epic by adding these unmissable summer experiences in Pennsylvania to your to-do list.
1. Go glamping at Lake In Wood Camping Resort.
Sleep in a treehouse, in Noah's Ark, or on an old-fashioned covered wagon when you go glamping at Lake In Wood Camping Resort. The charming resort boasts plenty to do, including swimming, paddle boating, fishing, sports, and picnicking.
Plan your glamping adventure.
2. Hike the Standing Stone Trail.
Hike some - or all - of the breathtakingly beautiful 80 mile Standing Stone Trail that passes through Fulton, Huntingdon, and Mifflin counties. Climb the famous 1,000 steps. Pass such historical sites as Monument Rock and Vanderbilt's Folly railroad grade.
Learn more about this epic hike.
3. Treasure hunt at Jake’s Flea Market.
Spend a leisurely morning or afternoon at one of Pennsylvania's epic flea markets. Jake's Flea Market in Barto. Indulge in a homemade snack and enjoy live entertainment as you browse the fresh flowers, produce, and other hidden treasures. Stop by Jake's Saturdays and Sundays through Christmas from 6 a.m. until the vendors leave.
Find hidden treasure at Jake's Flea Market.
4. Spend a day at Hyner View State Park.
5. Journey to the end of an epic skywalk.
Catch your breath as you look 301 feet below to the forest floor, through a glass floor at the Kinzua Sky Walk in Kinzua Bridge State Park. The 600-foot long sky walk promises heart dropping views and an observation deck below the bridge.
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6. Stroll through a fairy garden.
Meander through the fairy garden at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. The natural oasis, open all year around, features such stunning beauty as winding paths shaded by trees, a shimmering pond, local wildlife, and a giant birds' nest you can sit in. Perhaps the highlight of the hike is Bookworm Glen, which houses four magical fairy houses.
Walk through a fairy garden.
7. Come face-to-face with wild animals.
Become inspired when you visit East Coast Exotic Animal Sanctuary, an organization that rescues and provides a loving home for abandoned, neglected, and abused exotic animals. More than 40 species of animals currently live at the sanctuary that welcomes visitors Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May through October.
Take a walk on the wild side.
8. Visit an epic state fair.
Celebrate the end of summer with a trip to the Bloomsburg Fair, slated for September 23-30, 2017. The epic fair, now in its 162nd year, draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year with its fair rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Mark your calendar for the Bloomsburg Fair.
9. Indulge in a treat from an ice cream buffet.
You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream, especially during the summer. Treat yourself to a scrumptious ice cream dessert at Sweet Ride Ice Cream Parlor & Soda Fountain. Choose from a tempting array of flavors, including cake batter swirl, salted caramel, and raspberry sorbet.
Make it a day with a visit to Sweet Ride.
10. Play at a water park.
Summer just wouldn't be summer without a day - or two, or three - at a water park. Head to Dutch Springs Aqua Park, a spectacular water park that features water attractions, snorkeling, and even scuba diving.
Catch some rays at Dutch Springs Aqua Park.
Ready to end the summer on a high note? Add these unmissable summer experiences in Pennsylvania to your to do list. Don’t forget to check out the 10 best
summer day trips in PA.