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Historic Harmony
Historic Harmony Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pennsylvania
Museum in Harmony, PA USA

Harmony Museum, one of the region's few history museums that operates all year, is open 1-4 p.m. daily except Mondays and holidays. Exhibits: Native Americans, Washington, Harmonists, Mennonites, Charles Flowers longrifles, the oil era, Victoriana. National Historic Landmark District. Washington visited an Indian village here and survived a shooting during his 1753 mission that precipitated the French & Indian War. In 1804 Harmony was founded as the first home of the German communal Harmony Society.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Where science, adventure & discovery are naturally fun! CAVERN TOUR Experience a one hour interpretive tour of two spectacular crystal caverns, Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks.

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. Located along Route 208, midway between Erie and Pittsburgh. Today, the pulse of Volant can be found along Main Street where Amish buggies co-mingle with automobiles.

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.

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Pennsylvania

Attractions
Activities
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Regions

Allentown
Bethlehem
Gettysburg
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Scranton
Susquehanna River Valley

Best Places to Stay in Pennsylvania


Cedarwood Lodge
Guest Score:
From $195 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clearfield
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-midtown
Guest Score:
From $154 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Serene View Farm Bed And Breakfast
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From $135 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Sleep Inn & Suites Gettysburg
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

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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