Hello and welcome to my next Travel Destination Guide sharing Amazing Travel Adventures – Pennsylvania. Here you will find some history, some inspiration and some magic, Pennsylvania style. Let’s explore.
Bells and Parks and Trails – Pennsylvania
1. The Liberty Bell’s story states its chime changed the world. The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence took place on July 8, 1776 after the bell chimed. The Liberty Bell Center is located in Philadelphia. To read more Bell stories and find center hours visit www.nps.gov or click here.
2. Presque Isle State Park boasts Pennsylvania’s only shoreline. Lake Erie’s sandy beaches, swimming and trails are a few of the adventures you can find. Looking for more adventures, visit their website at www.dcnr.pa.gov or click here.
3. Bushkill Falls, also known as The Niagara of Pennsylvania, is located in Lehman Township, Pennsylvania. The Park has 8 different waterfalls, hiking trails and bridges to see and explore. Visit their website at www.visitpa.com or click here to start planning your next trip.
Love and Baseball and The Eye of the Tiger – Pennsylvania
1. John F Kennedy Plaza, better known as Love Park, is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This Urban Park has grass areas, water fountains and walking trails to enjoy. For more information visit their website at www.phila.gov or click here.
2. PNC Park is home to the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team. The Park opened in 2001 and showcases a breathtaking view of downtown Pittsburgh. And there is an amazing bridge! The Sixth Street Bridge that spans the Allegheny River, and connects downtown to the ballpark. Check out the Park’s event schedule at www.mlb.com or click here.
3. The 72 steps leading to the front door of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are as famous as the boxer that ran up them. The Rocky movie franchise has currently produced eight movies at the time of this post. Do you remember the stair climbing scene in the movie? Visit www.visitphilly.com or click here to learn more about the movie and the statue.
15 Minutes of Fame and Broken Bridges and Mosaic Gardens – Pennsylvania
1. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the Andy Warhol Museum of Art. Andy is Pittsburgh’s hometown hero. The museum is the largest in the United States dedicated to a single artist. To view the museum’s photo gallery and see updated hours visit www.warhol.org or click here.
2. Kinzua Bridge State Park covers over 300 acres. It has amazing bridges and amazing remnants of bridges. Did I mention there were bridges? Looking to combine some history and hiking trails? Visit their website at www.dcnr.pa.gov or click here.
3. The Magic Gardens Art Gallery is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The garden is an immersive mixed media art gallery covered in mosaics. So much to see and experience. Visit www.phillymagicgardens.org or click here to learn hours and ticket prices.
A Stands for Amazing Adventure – Pennsylvania
Thank you for traveling with me through Amazing Travel Adventures – Pennsylvania. Do you love exploring and discovering waterfalls and parks and bridges? There is so much to see and do Pennsylvania style it was hard to narrow down my favorites. Did you favorite amazing adventure make my list? If not please share in the comments. I love adding to my must see list of adventures.
Looking to visit the real Niagara Falls? Check out my blog post A Stands for Amazing Travel Adventures – New York or click here. New York has castles, bridges, wonder wheels and so much more. Let me know what your vacation getaway list of things to do include New York style.
Until Next Time,