Welcome to the Keystone State: 3 Cities in Pennsylvania to Take Your Family This Summer

April 24, 2020

 

Pennsylvania is a state with tons to offer. With tons of history, natural beauty, and attractions, this state is perfect for a family trip. Here are three cities you'll want to visit.

 

Philadelphia

Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States and holds some of the most important historical sites in the country. The Liberty Bell, famous for its crack that was caused, according to legend, because it refused to ring for the British is located there. The city is where the Continental Congress wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Benjamin Franklin lived and worked there and is responsible for several institutions that are still going strong today.

 

There is plenty for everyone to see and do in Philadelphia with many world-class museums, including the Academy of Natural Sciences, Rodin Museum, African American Museum and the Museum of the American Revolution to name just a few.You can expect outdoor fun at East Fairmount Park with the Smith Memorial Playground, the venue for the Dell East Concerts, a driving range and much more. The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the U.S. and today is a sanctuary for captured animals.When driving around, it’s a good idea to stay away from the most dangerous road in Philadelphia and any other unsafe routes. Especially take care when driving on Roosevelt Boulevard in north and northeast Philadelphia.

 

Hershey

Home of the tasty treat, a Hershey chocolate bar and after visiting the must-see Hershey’s Chocolate World, there is plenty to do in the city. Hershey Country Club provides golf courses, tennis courts and swimming pools all within beautiful natural surroundings. During your visit to Hershey, you will also find Hershey Theatre where you can attend off-Broadway shows and an Antique Auto Museum.

 

Erie

A lake port in northern Pennsylvania, Erie is on the state’s only coastline bordering Lake Erie. The city has an art museum, zoo and world-class maritime museum, but the top attractions are water sports and outdoor recreation. Presque Isle State Park offers sandy beaches, docks for boats and fishing spots. It has a 14-mile paved walking and biking trail that offers spectacular views of natural beauty. Wildlife refuges are nearby and you can take a wildlife cruise on the lake.

 

These are just a few of the attractions Pennsylvania offers vacationers. From large metropolitan areas to small towns near the wilderness, there is something for every member of the family. Organized tours are your best option if you don’t want to miss a thing.

 

If you’re ready to plan your next adventure, contact us so we can help you make it happen!

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