Feature Reports

Staycation: National Buffalo Wing Festival (Aug. 31-Sept. 1)

08.23.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, NY features dozens of varieties of the chicken wing, along with other types of food.

Staycation: Whoopie Pie Festival (Sept. 7th)

08.16.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On September 7th, visitors get to choose from 400 varieties of whoopie pies, also known as “gobs.” The Whoopie Pie Festival is held on the grounds of Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.

Staycation: Erie County Fair

08.09.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The annual 12-day Erie County Fair is held in Hamburg, New York. The fair near Buffalo marks its 180th year and wraps up this year on August 18th.

Staycation: Flight 93 National Memorial

07.26.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Flight 93 National Memorial marks the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked in the September 11 attacks.

Staycation: Rocket Launch near Penn Yan, NY

07.19.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A rocket launch in New York state marks Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary.

Staycation: Erie Maritime Museum in Erie, PA

07.12.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

From fishing in canoes built by Native Americans to the War of 1812 to modern day, visitors to the Erie Maritime Museum will get a taste of boating life on the shallowest of the Great Lakes.

Staycation: Watkins Glen State Park

07.05.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Known for the gorge trail, Watkins Glen State Park in Watkins Glen, New York, is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks.

Staycation: Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour

06.28.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Visitors to the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour in northeast Pennsylvania get a peek inside a former working mine to see how anthracite coal was harvested.

Staycation: Niagara Falls State Park (NY)

06.21.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls, NY is the first state park in the U.S.

Staycation: Pennsylvania Firefly Festival (June 22)

06.14.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On June 22nd, visitors to the Pennsylvania Firefly Festival in Kellettville, PA will get a glimpse of a natural light show!