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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.

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.


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.

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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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.

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Pennsylvania

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Allentown
Bethlehem
Gettysburg
Harrisburg
Lancaster
Philadelphia
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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