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Calling all Happy Travelers! Did you know you can soak up some rays along the shores of the Keystone State’s many lakes? It’s true – from Presque Isle State Park to Raystown Lake, beach bums know that PA is the place to pursue their happiness on a sweet shoreline. So, bring your sunscreen, beach...
Milkshake lovers rejoice! The annual Pennsylvania Farm Show is back January 6-14, 2017, featuring the famous shakes and tasty food that bring visitors back year after year. We encourage Happy Travelers to celebrate Pennsylvania’s agricultural heritage at the 101st show to enjoy “Our Commonwealth’s...
2017 will bring unprecedented expansions, historic anniversaries and iconic birthday celebrations, and we’ve rounded up just a few of the reasons Pennsylvania should be on your must-see list in the coming year.   Opening of the Museum of the American Revolution - Philadelphia www....
Brave the snowfall and venture into chilly conditions, but not for too long! Pennsylvania has plenty of indoor attractions to keep you warm and toasty this season. Whether you’re seeking thrills or relaxation, these top indoor attractions around the state are the perfect places for the Happy...
The Happy Traveler enjoys après-skiing and taking in the nearby entertainment while enjoying cocktails by firelight after a long day on the mountain (or while their friends and family shred the slopes).  Pennsylvania Wilds Enjoy winter in Pennsylvania by staying cozy at the The Lodge at...
Pennsylvania is home to many groundbreaking firsts, quirky capitals and impressive scenery. Throughout the Keystone State, you’ll make many unique discoveries! State of Firsts The iconic Banana Split sundae was born in 1904 in Latrobe, Pa., when 23-year-old David Evans Strickler was experimenting...
With gorgeous views, historical sites, rugged terrain, vast wildlife and some of the darkest skies on the eastern seaboard, it’s no wonder visitors love to get lost in the great outdoors of Pennsylvania. Spending the night next to the quiet of hills, valleys, gorges and waterfalls at sites...
Technology is allowing visitors to interact with Pennsylvania history like never before. From the Gettysburg Battlefield to Fort Ligonier, new apps will revolutionize the way visitors can experience these iconic attractions. Download the apps to your device and prepare to have a wealth of...
Nothing captures Pennsylvania’s historic legacy and outdoor splendor like the iconic attractions and national parks spread across the state. In 2016, the parks will become even more magnificent as the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 100 years. In honor of the Centennial, the NPS launched a...
As one of the original 13 colonies and the headquarters for many key historic events, Pennsylvania is the perfect place to delve into our nation’s past – including the legacy of American presidency. We’re also home to President James Buchanan (Lancaster) and two vice presidents — George Dallas (...

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