Bilger’s rocks is a geological wonder, Surrounded by an enchanting forest of flora and fauna. It is open to the public on a year around basis and maintained by a non-profit group of volunteers. It is a unique and permanent attraction that affords a quality and inexpensive adventure in the great outdoors. If you and others are about natural discovery and mystery, self-designed to meet your exploration cares and needs across a variety of disciplines, geology, deep-time, earth science, history, wildlife, nature walks, environmental inquiry research, and a mosaic of recreation choices, then this might meet your, family, or group needs for the unusual.
Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago. Night sky enthusiasts flock to the park for its dark skies which are famous for great views of the Milky Way, planets, and hard-to-see astronomical objects and phenomena. Named for the large stands of black cherry trees originally found in the area, the 82-acre state park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest. The Susquehannock Trail passes nearby and offers 85 miles of backpacking and hiking. The park can be reached at (814) 435-1037.
The Lou and Helen Adams Civilian Conservation Corps Museum near the breast of the dam educates visitors about the life and times of the corps members. It is open Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the summer season when volunteers are available or upon request. To contact the museum call (814) 765-0630.
The Marion Brooks Natural Area is a 917 acre natural area in the Moshannon State Forest, Elk County. It is known for its large stand of white birch. Great place of photographers and outdoor enthusiasts.
ArtsQuest is a nonprofit organization providing access to art, culture and educational programs for the diverse residents of the Lehigh Valley and others who seek access to our community, located along the Hoover-Mason Trestle in Bethlehem, PA.
The National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem, Pa., is dedicated to preserving America’s rich industrial heritage. It is located in a 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel facility on the largest private brownfield in America. The Museum is home to exciting exhibits, engaging programs and amazing history.
Nurture Nature Center, located in Easton, Pennsylvania, is a dynamic center for community learning about local environmental risks. NNC is housed in a beautifully renovated, historic, 30,000 square foot facility, where the staff uses a blend of science, art and dialogue programs to get the community talking and thinking critically about the local environment.
The Sigal Museum is Northampton County, Pennsylvania’s leading institution of local history, and home to significant collections of pre-European settlement artifacts, decorative arts and textiles, farming implements and colonial furniture. The Museum opened in summer of 2010, offering its visitors interactive exhibits, self-guided and docent-led tours, special children’s programs, and a lecture series on local and American history.
November 30th, 2016
After pick-ups in Ligonier, Latrobe and Greensburg, our first stop is the trendy Shadyside shopping district for some time to browse the boutiques. Next we’ll tour Phipps Conservatory’s winter “Snow Day at Phipps” flower show. Lunch will be on your own in the Phipps Cafe. After lunch we’ll travel to the Frick Museum for a tour of the Clayton House decorated for the holidays. This year’s theme is Victorian toys and gift-giving traditions of Christmases past.
Not all early Lincoln Highway travelers were as prim and proper as Emily Post! Plan to attend the presentation, Gangsters of the Lincoln Highway, by Dr. Fred Gantz on Saturday, October 29 at 11 am at the Lincoln Highway Experience, 3435 State Route 30 East, Latrobe, PA.