Feature Reports

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.

Staycations: Presque Isle State Park

06.24.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA is a sandy peninsula that arches into Lake Erie. As Pennsylvania's only "seashore," the park offers recreational activities, including swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling and in-line skating. The National Natural Landmark is also a favorite spot for...

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!