Stories tagged: "Fun Things to Do"

Photo of walkway at SteelStacks in Bethlehem (Photo: Robin Shreeves)
Adventure Awaits: Discover 5 Thrilling Day Trip Destinations Just a Short Drive from Philadelphia

If you’re in need of a quick getaway from the Philly area, a relatively short drive will lead you to waterfalls, antiques, great wineries, history, and more.

Scenes from a Renaissance Faire (Getty Images)
Step Back in Time: The Top 6 Attractions at the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire

Axes will be thrown and turkey legs will be devoured this weekend at Fort Mifflin as the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire returns after a pandemic-induced hiatus.

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Explore the Past: 10 Abandoned Places in Pennsylvania You Can Legally Visit

Pennsylvania is home to abandoned bunkers, paper mills, and roadways that still stand as a piece of the state’s rich history and can be explored by all.

Mary Girton, right, holds a dress as her daughters, 16-year-old Annie, left, and 17-year-old Gabi, look over potential prom gowns in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 3, 2018. Eligible students from schools in Alegheny County were at the Project Prom Gown Giveaway to select free dresses and accessories to wear for their high school prom on the first day of the week long event sponsored by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and the National Council of Jewish Women at their Thriftique store. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
A Budget-Friendly Guide to Ensuring Your Daughter Shines on Prom Night

You can make your daughter’s upcoming prom a night to remember without breaking the bank by following these tips on everything from the dress, the ‘do, and the ride.

The four-mile long Kelly Drive, home to the historic Boathouse Row and annual Dad Vail Regatta, attracts bikers, runners, joggers and walkers to its trail and park, which runs along the Schuylkill River. Visitors without a bike can stop at Wheel Fun Rentals, located at the start of Boathouse Row, for specialty bike and surrey rentals. (Photo: photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®)
Rides With a View: 6 Great Bike Trails in Eastern Pennsylvania

Whether you’re looking for a challenging overnight ride, or something more leisurely and scenic, the eastern part of the state features great bike trails to suit all skill levels.

Lancaster Central Market (Photo: Courtesy Lancaster Central Market)
Discover the Best of Lancaster County: A Weekend Guide to Pennsylvania’s Picturesque Countryside

You can spend a weekend in Lancaster County eating great country-style food, meeting the vendors of the famous Lancaster Central Market, and relaxing in the tranquil countryside.

Delaware Water Gap (Photo: National Park Service/James Hicks)
How to Make the Most of a Weekend in the Delaware Water Gap

From waterfalls and kayaking, to charming nearby towns with history and great restaurants, you can do a whole lot in a short amount of time visiting the Delaware Water Gap.