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Things to do in Pennsylvania

Things to do in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Presentation Transcript

  • Pennsylvania The Keystone State
  • Did you know?
    • PA’s population is about 12.5 million
    • 85.6% of the population is white
    • The capitol city is Harrisburg
    • Became a state on December 12, 1787
    • The Amish live here
  • The Great Outdoors
    • Valley Forge National Historic Park: George Washington trained army here
    Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site: First railroad constructed over Allegheny Mountains Appalachian National Scenic Trail: 2,167-mile footpath in Appalachian Mountains Delaware National Scenic River: Fishing, boating, and swimming Gettysburg National Cemetery: Final resting place for all of America’s veterans
  • Philadelphia
    • Visit the Independence Mall: center of historic Philadelphia
    • Take a hot air balloon ride
    • Go to the Philadelphia Zoo
    • Visit the State Penitentiary
    • Go to the park, exercise, picnic, or walk the dog
    • Go see the Liberty Bell
  • Pittsburgh
    • Visit the Allegheny Observatory: free research facility
    • Gateway Clipper Fleet Sightseeing Tours and Dinner Cruises
    • Kennywood Park is a theme park
    • Visit the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Amish Country
    • Go on a buggy ride
    • See how the Old Order Amish live
    • Learn of the Amish and Mennonite lifestyle
    • Go to the Mud Sales
    • Buy Amish furniture
    • Visit an Amish School
  • Pennsylvania Weather
    • Lots of rain and snow in the winter
    • Warm in the spring
    • Humid in the summer
    • Warm in the fall
    • There’s weather for everybody!
  • Come on Out and Enjoy!
    • Come enjoy all Pennsylvania has to offer
    • There’s something for everybody
    • Learn about the country’s history
    • Good family fun