Feature Reports

Staycation: Penn Brad Oil Museum

09.02.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

At the Penn Bead Oil Museum in Custer City, PA, you can hear the “Wild Catting Tales” at the site of the 72 foot tall, 1890 Era Standard Rig…the first billion-dollar oil field.

Staycations: Fort Stanwix

08.26.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Fort Stanwix National Monument in Rome, NY is a reconstructed Revolutionary War-era fort, with related outworks. It is federally owned and managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Staycations: Ricketts Glen State Park

08.19.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Ricketts Glen State Park in Benton, PA harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Manager Ben Stone tells about the Falls Trail System.

Staycations: Strong National Museum of Play

08.12.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, NY is an interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the U.S. The museum houses historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the...

Staycations: Steamtown National Historic Site

08.05.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA is a railroad museum and heritage railroad located on over 62 acres at the site of the former Scranton yards of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad.

Staycations: Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

07.29.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The legacy of Lucille Ball has been honored in Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown by the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy since 1996.

Staycation: Penns Cave & Wildlife Park

07.22.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Penns Cave in Centre Hall, PA .

Staycations: Genesee Country Village and Museum

07.15.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford, NY is a 19th-century living history museum covering more than 600 acres located about 20 miles from Rochester, New York. Costumed interpreters in restored historic buildings breathe life into an authentic village of the 1800s. It is also home to...

Staycations: Sight & Sound Theatre

07.08.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Sight & Sound Theatres in Strasburg, PA is a faith-based live theatre that brings the Bible to life. The theatre has been described as "Christian Broadway." Last year, nearly a million people from around the world came to experience a production at one of Sight & Sound's theatres in Lancaster...

Staycations: National Baseball Hall of Fame

07.01.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in Cooperstown, NY preserves the history of America’s pastime and celebrates the players, managers, umpires and executives who have made the game a fan favorite for more than a century.