Some popular destinations in Pennsylvania include...
The fifth-largest city in the United States and the second-largest on the East
Coast, Philadelphia is one of America's most
dynamic destinations. Philadelphia offers a unique variety of attractions, culture,
entertainment and activity. From the world renowned Philadelphia Art Museum
to the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia has something to do for everyone.
Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Come and enjoy the beautiful rolling farmlands dotted with one-room schoolhouses
and windwheels. Whether you explore the countryside or take a carriage ride,
you'll be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery and heritage of the Pennsylvania
Dutch Country. You will find 28 covered bridges dotting the peaceful Lancaster
countryside, ushering you from one scenic vista to the next. Located southwest
of Lancaster is the town of Gettysburg,
which is known for its major role in American history.
The Pocono Mountains
of Northeastern Pennsylvania offer 2,400 square miles of wooded peaks and valleys
with numerous sparkling lakes, rushing rivers, and some of the loveliest waterfalls
in the East. In the midst of such natural beauty are hundreds of attractions
and places to stay, making the Pocono Mountains the perfect place to vacation
year-round. Famous for its breathtaking views, the Pocono Mountains are a perfect
year round vacation spot. Choose from a wide variety of lodging such as cottages
and cabins, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, hotels and resorts.
An average of 3.9 million people visit Pittsburgh
annually. Pittsburgh is the largest inland port in the U.S., providing access
to the nation's 9,000 mile inland waterway system. Pittsburgh offers visitors
a combination of high culture, vast entertainment and a friendly atmosphere
unlike any other city of its size.
Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, and lies on the east bank of
the Susquehanna River, 105 miles (169 km) west-northwest of Philadelphia. Downtown
Harrisburg a destination for events from jazz festivals to top nightclubs.