Feature Reports

Staycation: Harriet Tubman National Historic Park

08.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Auburn, NY is the site of the Harriet Tubman home. Abolitionist Senator William Seward sold Harriet the piece of land in 1859. Harriet, the former slave and “conductor” of the Underground Railroad repeatedly risked her life to bring others to freedom. Visitors can glimpse Harriet...

Staycation: Cherry Springs State Park

08.10.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

City lights take up such a big chunk of the world that only 10% of Americans have seen a truly “dark sky.” Cherry Hills State Park, located about 15 miles southeast of Coudersport, PA, is one of those dark places.

Staycation: Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend (Aug.3- 5)

08.03.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend celebrates all things involving fermented cabbage! The annual event happens this year, in the northern Finger Lakes area, from August 3-5th.

Staycation: The Regatta at Lake Arthur (Aug. 4 & 5)

07.27.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The weekend Regatta at Lake Arthur takes place on Moraine State Park's south shore August 4 & 5th. The event offers families an array of land and lake activities throughout the park.

Staycation: Sonnenberg Gardens

07.20.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Once the site of a farm, Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua is now a New York State Historic Park that features a Queen Anne-style mansion and nine formal gardens.

Staycation: Pine Creek Gorge/PA Grand Canyon

07.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In the sprawling wilderness of Tioga County lies the Pine Creek Gorge, better known as the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.

Staycation: Howe Caverns

07.06.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The temperature inside the cave is 52 degrees, so Howe Caverns in Howe’s Cave, NY makes for a good “stay cool” option this summer.

Staycation: Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

06.29.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, PA offers two parks in one.

Staycation: Old Fort Niagara

06.22.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

You can step back in time while getting hands-on demonstrations of life at Old Ford Niagara near Youngstown, NY. Executive Director Bob Emerson gives us a snapshot of the periods represented today at the old garrison.

Staycation: Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad

06.15.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad's Bob Archer tells Family Life Listener what to expect when visiting the Titusville area and taking a train ride on historic Pullman rail cars. The standard train ride is 3-hours in length. Special events are also offered from June through October.

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