8 Perfect Things To Add To Your Pennsylvania Winter Bucket List
Pennsylvania is pretty much an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise all year around. However, the winter landscape, especially after a fresh snowfall, promises an extra bit of excitement, magic, and a ton of fun. Here are eight winter recreation activities in Pennsylvania you’ll definitely want to consider adding to your winter bucket list.
What is your favorite winter recreation in Pennsylvania? Are any included on this list? Let us know in the comments! Winter’s also the perfect time to set off on a leisurely getaway. Consider a stay at one of the seven coziest towns in Pennsylvania.
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Winter Recreation In Pennsylvania
What are the best things to do in winter in Pennsylvania?
We have so many fun things to do in winter in Pennsylvania that the biggest challenge is deciding where to start. If you’ve never been on a wintertime horse riding adventure through the freshly-fallen snow, make your way to Deer Path Riding Stables in the Poconos. The Lodge at Glendorn offers an enchanting backdrop for a winter getaway and endless opportunities to pamper yourself. Moraine State Park is picture-perfect for a full menu of activities – hiking, cross-county skiing, sledding, ice fishing, ice boating, and snowshoeing. Don’t forget your camera, because you’ll get some gorgeous seasonal shots, too.
Can I go on any winter day trips in Pennsylvania?
Day trips in Pennsylvania are fun any time of the year, but in the winter they take on a whole new enchanting aura. If you’re a fan of exploring outdoors during the winter, head over to McConnells Mill State Park in Portersville, Ohiopyle State Park in Ohiopyle, or Powdermill Nature Reserve in Rector. Koziar’s Christmas Village is a must-visit. Just make sure you bundle up for the scenic stroll through the village of more than a million lights and tons of Christmas cheer. (Bring your camera for photos with Santa.)
What are the best spots for tubing in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania’s a fluffy white paradise for outdoor lovers in the winter. We’ve got it all – sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and snow tubing. If you’re up for a day of snowtubing, you’ll be spoiled for choices in Pennsylvania. Prefer zipping down the mountain at breakneck speeds? Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton boasts the fastest and the longest (1,000 feet!) snow tubing run in Pennsylvania. Did you know there’s also a spot where you can go tubing all year around? Seven Springs Mountain Resort offers snow tubing in the winter and summer tubing during the warmer months.