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Pine Creek Rail Trail
Pine Creek Rail Trail Top Attraction!
Sport in Jersey Shore, PA USA

The Pine Creek Trail is one of the premier rail trails in the Northeast. It offers travelers a spectacular, 62-mile journey through the area commonly referred to as the PA Grand Canyon. Relatively flat, the trail runs from Jersey Shore north to Ansonia.


Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat
Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat Top Attraction!
Boating in Williamsport, PA USA

The Hiawatha is a paddlewheel excursion boat that cruises up and down the Susquehanna River. Visitors enjoy a leisurely narrated ride hearing the remarkable heritage surrounding the river. Refreshments are available.

Millionaires' Row
Millionaires' Row Top Attraction!
Tour in Williamsport, PA USA

In the late 1800's, West Fourth Street was the crown jewel of Williamsport. The city was home to more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in the country. The lumber barons contributed to the boom in home and church construction.

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum
The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Reading, PA
Museum in Hamburg, PA USA

A repository of knowledge, artifacts, and memorabilia of one of America's greatest transportation institutions.

Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Historic Site in Scranton, PA USA

You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels.


Conneaut Lake Park
Conneaut Lake Park Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Conneaut Lake, PA USA

Travel back in time to a century old amusement park that will be sure to still show you a fun day. At Conneaut Lake Park, we are all about family togetherness. With over 12 kiddy rides and 10 adult rides, there is something for everyone.

Drake Well Museum
Drake Well Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pennsylvania
Museum in Titusville, PA USA

Come see where the industry that puts a drop of oil in your life every day was born. A steam engine whistle calls you to the replica of Edwin Drake's 1859 engine house, where oil from the famous well flows into a never filling barrel.

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad
Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad Top Attraction!
Excursion in Titusville, PA USA

Relive the days of rail travel in an open-air gondola car, or send mail to friends from America's only working railway Post Office car. Ride the OC&T "through the valley that changed the world" and you will be where oil history began. The 3-hour round-trip ride through Oil Creek State Park takes you back through time as tour guides describe the fortune seekers who brought on the world's first oil boom.

Pymatuning State Park
Pymatuning State Park Top Attraction!
Recreation in Jamestown, PA USA

Pymatuning Lake is largest lake in Pennsylvania. Pymatuning is one of the largest state parks in the Commonwealth. Pymatuning Lake is especially lovely in late spring evenings when the sunset gilds the water and colorful sailboats appear to slide across a lake of gold.


Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show
Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Museum in Scranton, PA USA

Houdini Tour, Movie, Museum Stage Magic Show in Scranton The ONLY building in the world devoted to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun one hour magic show with live magicians and animals; doves, a rabbit, a duck and two poodles.

Goggleworks Center For The Arts
Goggleworks Center For The Arts Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Reading, PA
Arts and Craft in Reading, PA USA

The largest, integrated art center in the nation. Enjoy galleries, artists at work, art and foreign films, even hot glass being blown, all in one complex. The GoggleWorks hosts open house events on the Second Sunday of each month.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in State of Pennsylvania, PA USA

National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,174-mile footpath along the ridgecrests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.

Maple Grove Raceway
Maple Grove Raceway Top Attraction!
Sport in Mohnton, PA USA

Greater Reading's quarter-mile straight racetrack and host to the NHRA's Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals.

Brandywine River Museum
Brandywine River Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Museum in Chadds Ford, PA USA

Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.

Boscov's Berks Jazzfest
Boscov's Berks Jazzfest Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Reading, PA
Music in Reading, PA USA

A ten day musical event held annually in March/April and features jazz performances across Greater Reading. Free and ticketed concerts include new talent and jazz legends.

Waldameer Park & Water World
Waldameer Park & Water World Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Erie, PA USA

Waldameer Park & Water World Waldameer Park and Water World is an amusement / water park in Erie, Pennsylvania located at the base of Presque Isle. Waldameer is the fourth oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania, and the tenth oldest in the United States.

East Broad Top Railroad
East Broad Top Railroad Top Attraction!
Tour in Rockhill Furnace, PA USA

A national treasure, the East Broad Top Railroad is the finest example of a historic narrow-gauge steam railroad in the world! Historically a coal-hauling line, the Old Easty has been hauling tourists since 1960. It's like stepping back in time! The century-old, narrow gauge railroad with trains powered by coal-fired engines is now a spectator line, chugging a 10-mile circle beginning and ending at the Orbisonia Station.

Raystown Lake Recreation Area
Raystown Lake Recreation Area Top Attraction!
Recreation in Hesston, PA USA

With its 118 miles of shoreline; and 8,300 acres of clean, clear water; there is plenty of room to enjoy all types of water activity. 8 boat launch ramps. 10 picnic pavilions, and 2 beaches; weekend events are provided at the Seven Points Amphitheater. With its 118 miles of shoreline; 8,300 acres of clean, clear water; and 30 miles of lake; there is plenty of room to enjoy all types of water activity. Eight launch ramps are available for boaters.

Knoebels Amusement Resort
Knoebels Amusement Resort Top Attraction!
Scenic in Elysburg, PA USA

Free admission, free parking, free picnicking, and free entertainment. Two world class, wooden roller coasters. Catch the Brass Ring on one of the largest and oldest Carousels in the world! Coming soon...

Lincoln Caverns
Lincoln Caverns Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Tour in Huntingdon, PA USA

Where science and adventure are NATURALLY FUN! Family-friendly, 1-hour interpretive tours of 2 spectacular crystal caverns. Educational programs, gift shop, campground. Great family eventsOct. Ghosts & Goblins Tours, Feb. Batfest and Jun. Discovery Days. Celebrating 85 Years of Discovery! Where science and adventure are NATURALLY FUN! Family-friendly, one-hour interpretive tours of two spectacular crystal caverns. Educational programs, Raystown Rocks gift shop, campground.

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Pittsburgh
Reading
Susquehanna River Valley

Best Places to Stay in Pennsylvania


Homewood Suites Valley Forge
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From $101 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Morning Sun Inn - Pittsburgh
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From $129 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Valley Forge
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From $139 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Parsonage Bed & Breakfast
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From $155 / night.



Best Time to Visit Pennsylvania


The best time to visit Pennsylvania is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Pennsylvania


Month Low Avg High
January 19.0 27.3 35.5
February 20.6 29.8 38.9
March 28.7 38.7 48.8
April 38.1 49.3 60.5
May 48.2 59.7 71.1
June 57.2 68.2 79.2
July 61.9 72.8 83.5
August 60.3 71.1 81.8
September 52.9 63.7 74.4
October 41.3 52.3 63.3
November 33.0 42.1 51.3
December 24.4 32.4 40.3

Destinations in and around Pennsylvania to Visit



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