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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.


New Castle Playhouse
New Castle Playhouse Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Theatre in New Castle, PA USA

NCP continues to grow through both renovation and innovation. The year 2008 marked the Golden Anniversary celebration of the NCP, reflecting 50 years of our commitment to the community and to the arts. In 1958 New Castle Playhouse (NCP) was incorporated as a non-profit organization and since then has been enriching the lives of our locality through live theatrical performances.

Volant Shops
Volant Shops Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Arts and Craft in Volant, PA USA

Volant, Pennsylvania - incorporated in 1893, was originally a small gristmill town.

McConnells Mill State Park
McConnells Mill State Park Top Attraction!
Tour in Portersville, PA USA

11 miles of trails Rugged trails traverse the gorge. Please wear appropriate clothing, including boots. For your safety and to protect the resource, Please Stay on the Trails. The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnell's Mill State Park.

Living Treasures Animal Park
Living Treasures Animal Park Top Attraction!
Zoo in New Castle, PA USA

Both parks are designed to allow our visitors to get face to face with all types of animals for interaction opportunities not available at other zoos.


T & D's Cats of the World
T & D's Cats of the World Top Attraction!
Shopping in Penns Creek, PA USA

Visit over 200 rescued animals including more than 60 felines (lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, bobcats, servals). Bears, lemurs, fox, and more. Stroll through 35 acres to view the animals in spacious enclosures.

Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Cemetery Top Attraction!
National Park in Gettysburg, PA USA
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National Park

Harmony National Historic Landmark District
Harmony National Historic Landmark District Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Harmony, PA USA

Rich regional history in National Landmark: Indians, Washington mission sparks French & Indian War, communal Harmony society, Flowers longrifles, much more & events throughout the year. You'll discover a lot of incredible history in Harmony. This quaint village of old brick and log buildings is one of Western PA's most historically important places and its first National Landmark District.

Lernerville Speedway
Lernerville Speedway Top Attraction!
Sport in Sarver, PA USA

Lernerville Speedway is home of the "Fab Four:" 410 Sprint Cars, Late Models, Big-Block Modifieds and Stock Cars. Racing 7:30 PM every Friday, seasonally. Home of the Fab Four. 410 Sprint Cars * Late Models * Big-Block Modifieds * Stock Cars. Racing 7:30 PM every Friday. After 40+ years of racing, Don Martin's Lernerville Speedway is still one of the top tracks in the country.

Moraine State Park
Moraine State Park Top Attraction!
Recreation in Portersville, PA USA

One of the largest park in PA, offering many outdoor recreational opportunities such as bicycling, boating, swimming, fishing and horseback riding. Eleven lakefront cabins open year-round. Moraine State Park features 3,225- acre Lake Arthur, an outstanding warm water fishery and great sailing and boating. Visitors sometimes see osprey that were reintroduced to the park.

North Country Trail
North Country Trail Top Attraction!
Scenic in Chicora, PA USA

Developing, promoting and maintaining the North Country National Scenic Trail's pathway in and around Butler County, Pennsylvania, offering 47 miles of adventure into the PA countryside. The North Country National Scenic Trail stretches from Adirondack Park in eastern New York state to Lake Sakakawea in western North Dakota.

Maridon Museum
Maridon Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Museum in Butler, PA USA

An Asian-focused museum with sculptures of jade, ivory, porcelain and brass. Its art represents Japan, China, Korea, India and Germany, spanning more than 4,000 years. The Maridon opened on May 8th, 2004. It is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Chinese and Japanese art and culture. The museum ù both the objects and the buildings that house them ù is the gift of Mary Hulton Phillips.

North Country Brewing Company
North Country Brewing Company Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pennsylvania
Brewery or Distillery in Slippery Rock, PA USA

Tradition and quality are the trademarks of our full menu restaurant and whole grain brewery, while always conscious of our fork print. North Country Brewing Company is nested within one of the original structures of Main Street Slippery Rock. Built in 1805, our elvish colonial pub serves sturdy fare sourced from our farm and our neighbors' farms as we practice farm to fork.

Playthings Etc. Family Toys & Hobbies
Playthings Etc. Family Toys & Hobbies Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Shopping in Butler, PA USA

This gleaming stealth-shaped store is full of toys, hobbies and gifts for every age, gender and interest. See demonstrations and try many toys yourself. It is the world's coolest toy store experience. Playthings Etc. is the World's Coolest Toy Store! Inside this spaceship shaped building there are awesome toys for the entire family! It is the coolest toy store experience you will ever have. While inside you can play with toys and see cool demonstrations.

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

Railroad museum 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.

Moraine State Park
Moraine State Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Portersville, PA USA

Moraine State Park surrounds the 3,225-acre Lake Arthur. Just about any outdoor activity you can think of can be enjoyed in the park on land and in the water, no matter the season. Moraine State Park features 3,225- acre Lake Arthur, an outstanding warm water fishery and great sailing and boating. Visitors sometimes see osprey that were reintroduced to the park.

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Best Places to Stay in Pennsylvania


Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
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From $102 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Courtyard By Marriott Pittsburgh Airport
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From $80 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn & Suites Bartonsville
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From $93 / night.


Free Internet.
Hampton Inn & Suites Blairsville
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From $101 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
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From $129 / night.


Swimming Pool, Restaurant.

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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