Feature Reports

Staycations: The Sciencenter

06.17.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Sciencenter, a hands-on museum, inspires interest in science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage and educate. More than 250 exhibits, programs, and seasonal outdoor science playground and mini-golf course are available for guests of all ages.

Staycations: Knoebels Amusement Resort

06.10.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It opened in 1926 in Elysburg, PA with a swimming pool, merry-go-round, and a few food stands. Now attractions at “America’s largest free admission amusement park” include classic roller coasters, kid-friendly rides, swimming, camping, and golf.

Staycations: The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

06.03.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Pioneer aviator Glenn Curtiss started his career as a builder of bicycles, then motorcycles. You can see a variety of vehicles and aircraft at the museum near the base of Keuka Lake. There’s even a flight simulator!

The National Civil War Museum-Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

08.29.14 | Lindsay Debach

This is the largest American Civil War Museum in the country, where you can see artifacts like Robert E. Lee's Bible and learn about the personal stories of those who lost their lives defending North and South.

Howe Caverns-Howes Cave, NY

08.22.14 | Lindsay Debach

Discovered in 1842 by Lester Howe, you can explore these caves by several different boat tours. There's plenty to do above ground, too!

Buskill Falls-Bushkill, Pennsylvania

08.15.14 | Lindsay Debach

Hailed as "The Niagra of Pennsylvania" Bushkill Falls let you hike miles of trails beneath cascading waterfalls!

Corning Museum of Glass-Corning, New York

08.08.14 | Lindsay Debach

At the Corning Museum of Glass, you can see how glass is made and even make some of your own!

Living Treasures Animal Park-New Castle, Pennsylvania

08.01.14 | Lindsay Debach

The Living Treasures Animal Park is a hands-on zoo experience! Bottle feed a baby giraffe or get your picture taken with a python!

The Farmers Museum in Cooperstown, New York

07.25.14 | Lindsay Debach

At the Farmer's Museum, you can see a working 19th Century farm, complete with wagon rides, a real blacksmith's shop, and "villagers" in period dress!

Bald Eagle State Park in Howard, PA

07.18.14 | Lindsay Debach

This week we take you to Bald Eagle State Park in central PA, where you can have hands-on fun hiking, fishing, and camping. You may even catch a glimpse of the resident nesting eagles!

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