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Explore Pennsylvania

Explore Pennsylvania



Project: A magazine celebrating RVing in Pennsylvania.

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    • America’s Largest RV Show Go Green in Your RV Find Us Online: Hits Record Numbers www.largestRVshow.com RV Like Royalty at Today’s www.paRVing.com Stop and See the Animals Campground Resorts
    • contents Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle 2 3 and Camping Association 10 Places to See Celebrity Scoop 4000 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 717-303-0295 • 888-303-2887 in Your RV Find out which celebrities Fax 717-303-0297 www.prvca.org our favorite hot spots have been bitten by the for your Pennsylvania RVing bug. ExECUTiVE ViCE PRESidENT RVing adventure. Rebecca Lenington FiNANCiAL diRECTOR Therese Finney MARkETiNG & EdUCATiON diRECTOR 3 4 Heather Leach Forget the Myths, Curing Your AC Go RVing Power Line Problems MEMbERSHiP & OPERATiONS diRECTOR Russell Hatterer There’s no excuse not to The RV Doctor is in, RV. Get the facts, and and he’ll tell you how to MARkETiNG & EdUCATiON ASSiSTANT Megan McClain then hit the road. keep your RV’s electrical system in tip-top shape. RECEPTiONiST Stephanie Via GRAPHiC dESiGN / SHOw iNSTALLATiON 6 8 Ray Wherley The Green RV Scene Campground or RVing just got Resort? AdVERTiSiNG New Dimensions Advertising a little bit greener. campground resorts take RVing to a whole LEGAL COUNSEL McNees, Wallace & Nurick new level. 12 14 Stop and See the Attendees Flock to 1500 Paxton St., Harrisburg, PA 17104 Critters America’s Largest 717-236-4300 www.journalpub.com If your family likes RV Show CEO/PUbLiSHER animals, check out these More than 22 acres of RVs David A. Schankweiler wildlife pit stops. make the Pennsylvania RV & camping show a sight PRESidENT Larry Kluger to behold. bUSiNESS MANAGER Donna Schankweiler 18 Membership directory ASSOCiATE PUbLiSHER 42 & Consumer Guide Melissa Emerich PA ResouRces Focus on western PA 44 EdiTOR VisitPA Erica Streisfeld 800-VISIT-PA • www.visitpa.com OPERATiONS diRECTOR Focus on Central PA PA State Parks Chad Pickard 888-PA-PARKS 46 GRAPHiC dESiGNER www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks Focus on Eastern PA Emily Graf Reservations: 48 CONTRibUTiNG dESiGNERS www.pa.reserveworld.com PA Visitors bureaus Andy Link, Ann Marie Reynolds PA State Forests CONTRibUTiNG wRiTER Angelique H. Caffrey www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry RVing! PA State Trails Celebrate 100 Years of Cover photo supplied by www.gorving.com. www.explorepatrails.com sary of the RV PA Wilds r marks the 100th anniver Have you heard?! This yea roots in covered wagons and www.pawilds.com t of RVing has its industry. While the concep great American the official beginning of this camping, 1910 is cited as lers built PA Game Commission campers and camping trai pastime . The mass-produced auto www.pgc.state.pa.us the forerunners of today’s RVs by three that year are considered Woodworth, owned RV collector David pro minent RV historians: ren thsonian PA Fish & Boat Commission eum arch ivist Al Hesselbart and Smi www.fish.state.pa.us RV/MH Hall of Fame and mus ing war and peace, and of travel has flourished, dur Whi te. Since then, a unique way Institution curator Roger ate. no matter the economic clim bration leading a centennial cele stry Association (RVIA) is , the Recreation Vehicle Indu g of yesterday, today and Throughout 2010 atives to highlight the RVin events, promotions and initi with an array of exciting . the festiviti es at www.rvcentennial.org tomorrow. Get involved in
    • 10 PLAces to see In YoUR RV Never a dull moment when you’re RVing in Pennsylvania ©rvia.org BY eRIcA sTReIsFeLD There’s no doubt that you’ll spend plenty of time in nature when you’re of pretzel-making. Watch old-fashioned soft pretzels being made by hand, and then try twisting your own. 7 Independence national Historical Park 4 RVing, especially at the campgrounds. 143 s. Third st., Philadelphia, PA 19106 But that’s not all you’re limited to as 800-537-7676 • www.nps.gov/inde you travel the state. If you dig deep Fallingwater Park your coach and take a sePTA train ride 1491 Mill Run Road, into the city! step foot inside the birthplace ©Western Pennsylvania Conservancy into Pennsylvania’s nooks and Mill Run, PA 15464 of the Declaration of Independence and the crannies, there are lively hints of 724-329-8501 u.s. constitution, and receive a guided tour of Americana everywhere. We wanted www.fallingwater.org Independence Hall. Then head to the Liberty to share 10 of our favorite stops. Amid the scenic Laurel Bell center to see the cracked bell that has come to symbolize liberty. 8 enjoy the ride! Highlands lies the 1 most famous modern house in the world — Fallingwater. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Denny’s Beer Barrel Pub the crayola for Pittsburgh department store owner edgar 1452 Woodland Road, clearfield, PA 16830 FActoRY® J. Kaufmann, this organic masterpiece was 814-765-7190 • www.dennysbeerbarrelpub.com created to be harmonious with its natural 30 centre square, From quarter-pounders to 100-pounders, this pub surroundings. 5 easton, PA 18042 promises a burger for every appetite. Featured on ©crayola.com 610-515-8000 the Food Network, Denny’s is nationally known as www.crayola.com/ Waldameer Amusement Park home of the world’s largest hamburger challenges. 9 Factory & Water World enter a world full of color and imagination, 220 Peninsula Drive, erie PA 16505 where you can draw, paint and create with 814-838-3591 • www.waldameer.com Zippo/case crayola’s latest products. Learn how crayola Museum crayons and markers are made, and participate With more than 75 rides, slides and attractions, 1932 Zippo Drive, this family fun park is an amusement park ©Zippo/Case Museum in a bevy of interactive projects and activities. Bradford, PA 16701 2 and water park in one. From the new Mega 888-GGB-1932 Vortex thrill ride to the kiddie Big Rigs and the www.zippo.com/ Harry Houdini Museum refreshing endless River, it’s a place that is sure ZippocaseMuseum to entertain every member of the family. 6 1433 N. Main Ave., scranton, PA 18508 570-342-5555 • www.houdini.org You can’t miss the entrance to this place, as you’re greeted by a 40-foot Zippo lighter. Go inside to Anyone fascinated by the illusion of magic will the view exhibits of rare Zippo lighters and case knives, want to visit this collection dedicated to the great magician, which includes rare film footage Yuengling including a 7-by-11-foot American flag composed of more than 3,400 red, white and blue Zippo lighters. 10 of Houdini’s amazing escapes. Included with the Brewery tour is a family-friendly magic show. 500 Mahantongo st., 3 Pottsville, PA 17901 Boyds Bear country 570-628-4890 75 cunningham Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 Julius sturgis Pretzel www.yuengling.com 866-367-8338 • www.boydsbearcountry.com Bakery come see lagers, porters and ales being made For a unique and whimsical experience, stop and 219 e. Main st., Lititz, PA 17543 at America’s oldest brewery, a family-owned see the more than 70,000 bears and friends inside 717-626-4354 • www.juliussturgis.com company that has spanned more than 180 a 120,000-square-foot barn. If you’re feeling Tour the first commercial pretzel bakery in years. Top off your tour with free beer samples crafty, learn how to make your very own bear, or America and learn a little about the history at the bar for those over 21. adopt a cub in the Teddy Bear Nursery. 2 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • Celebrities who live for RVing celebrity Scoop ©gorving.com “My kids love riding around in these big RVs — like an old-fashioned Forget the Myths, American road trip like Go RVing when I was a kid.” BY eRIcA sTReIsFeLD If you’ve never gone RVing, it may seem – Rob Lowe, Actor ©WireImage like uncharted territory — literally. But that’s no excuse. We’re here to cast aside “Being an some of the common myths about RVing RVer helps and offer the facts. me do my “One of the reasons so many job better. MYtH: I can’t afford to buy a coach. The RV [NASCAR] drivers are using FAct: RVing is actually pretty easy on your wallet. Your flexibility is unlimited, world gives RVs is that we’re not always which is more than you can say for hotels me a and airline tickets. And you can save up chance to in places where you can stay to 61 percent on vacation costs compared with other forms of travel. If you’re not balance in a nice hotel. The RV is your sure that you want to buy an RV, you can things out. always start out by renting one. It allows me home away from home. It MYtH: camping is not really my thing. a sense of freedom.” allows you to stay focused.” FAct: RVing is completely different than camping out in a tent. Today’s RVs – Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Driver come equipped with kitchens, baths – clarence thomas, U.S. Supreme Court and living areas, as well as TVs, sound Justice systems and central air conditioning. Most campgrounds also get cell phone “With RVs you have all the coverage and offer Wi-Fi. Plus, you can conveniences of a first sleep in your own bed with your own “It’s great for family class hotel right behind linens and pillows. the driver’s seat. You don’t bonding and eating have to make reservations. You just say, ‘Let’s hop in MYtH: The kids will get bored. FAct: Quite the contrary — RVing is very kid-friendly. They’ll feel right at home healthy on the road the RV and go!’” with all their favorite toys, games, movies and books. You can bring the family dog, – Mark orwoll, Travel & Leisure Magazine too. They’ll become fast friends with because you can prepare fellow RVing kids at the campground, and many sites offer swimming pools, mini your own foods.” “RVs have changed golf, petting zoos and plenty of activities. – Dean Karnazes, MYtH: A big RV will limit where I can go. Ultra Marathon Runner the nation’s roadways FAct: completely false. There are RV campgrounds all over the state that forever. RVers see are strategically located close to major attractions. Just pull your coach up to America in style.” the site, and you’re set. Not convinced? check out the directory of campgrounds – Gordon elliott, Host that starts on page 18. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 3
    • + cURInG YoUR e Ac PoWeR LIn BY GARY BuNZeR, The RV Doctor PRoBLeMs The RV Doctor has the prescription for a healthy + THE diAGNOSiS wiring, motor load switching and improper grounding or bonding of power lines, to name There are myriad electrical problems a few. electrical system that plague RVers, no matter the season. Collectively known as “power line problems,” These problems can originate from the We’ve all heard the they create a palette of dilemmas that we campground itself or from within your own stories: An air must be aware of and protect against. Why? RV. It is important to understand that given Quantum leaps in RV electrical technology the state-of-the-art technology we have in conditioner hums to a mean that many components in our coaches our RVs today, all AC power lines, as well stop and trips the are now controlled by electronic boards and as campground phone, cable TV and data breaker. A TV suddenly microprocessors. Not only have computers, communication lines, must be commonly reduces to a thumbnail e-mail and Web browsing permeated the RV grounded or bonded together to prevent image. A neighbor plugs world, but with the push of a single button you transient voltages from entering sensitive can now also deploy a patio awning or extend a equipment. into the campground room addition. Think of it as the electronic age pedestal, and your of RVing. One study shows that surges and impulse microwave quits in mid- spikes can occur as frequently as twice per cycle. A lightning storm + THE CAUSE hour in any typical residence. In larger, more is reported in the next industrial campgrounds, they can be more According to electrical industry studies, frequent and severe, with spikes as high as county, and the lights voltage transients, or any short-term 5,600 volts during lightning storms. A study inside your coach disturbance on the power line, represent by IBM in various locations across the United suddenly become very 12-15 percent of all AC power line problems. States revealed an average of 50.7 voltage bright. I think you get Transients can be caused by a variety of factors spikes per month. Another study showed that the idea. — lightning strikes, utility grid switching, many locales will experience approximately 25 outdated campground pedestal hookups, faulty power line disturbances per year, 87 percent Doc’s WIsDoM on steady-state Voltage: Normal voltage for a system that stays VoLtAGe tRAnsIents constant for 10 seconds or longer. The Ac shoreline at the campground pedestal is the lifeblood Power Failure: A zero-voltage for all things Ac in your RV, but it can also be the pathway condition lasting for more than for power problems that can damage many components in one cycle (1/60 of a second). your coach. understanding these terms is the first step to finding a cure. Dropout: A portion of the sine wave that has a lower value, or is missing altogether, but only 4 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • ©gorving.com of which will probably be sags below 96 VAC. incoming power before damaging transients Voltages below 105 VAC can be very damaging can reach sensitive equipment. They should to items such as rooftop air conditioners. also have the capability to monitor and detect high- and low-voltage conditions, and to The bottom line is that “power line problems” interrupt the incoming power until the system are severe, they occur often, and the damage has returned to safer levels. can be substantial, which usually means expensive. What goes mostly unnoticed is the Most surge protectors utilize MOVs (Metal cumulative effect on sensitive equipment in Oxide Varistors) to protect against transient the RV after enduring spikes, surges, dips, voltages. Quality devices should have a notches, etc. The long-term performance minimum of three MOVs in the circuitry. deterioration of some delicate components The key to this technology is determined may not surface until later on, but in the by the “clamping voltage rating,” also called meantime your equipment is performing at a the “let-through voltage rating.” The lower substandard level. the rating, the better the protection. In addition, Underwriters Laboratories (UL), has developed a minimum standard for spike + THE PRESCRiPTiON suppressors. The surge protector you choose One of the best solutions is to install a spike to install in your RV should meet or exceed the And remember, RVing is suppressor/surge protector in your RV. A requirements of UL 1449. more than a hobby, it’s a number of suppliers now provide these lifestyle! protective devices for the RV industry. A I encourage you to look into transient voltage surge protector acts like an electrical sponge, protection for your RV’s electrical system. If absorbing excess voltage to protect your RV you truly value that electrical equipment and Gary Bunzer, components. RV surge protection should are well aware of the consequences, it can be the RV Doctor include the ability to completely shut off the considered cheap insurance at the very least. www.RVdoctor.com for a small portion of any sag: A cycle-to-cycle reduction of surge: A cycle-to-cycle increase of notch: An out-of phase, under- given cycle. power (of at least 10 percent of the power (the opposite of a sag) that voltage impulse, which is similar to a average voltage) that lasts for half is typically below 500 total volts. dropout but usually too quick to see Blackout: A total power failure of one cycle or longer. It might occur (up to several milliseconds in duration). lasting several seconds to when your RVing neighbor first swell: A series of long-term surges For every notch, there is usually an many hours. turns on his rooftop air conditioner, that lasts from a few seconds to immediate spike that follows. and it can affect devices such as several minutes. Brownout: A planned reduction of microwaves, TVs and DVD players. spike: An in-phase, over-voltage available power, usually done to Impulse: A very short disturbance of impulse that typically lasts for less prepare for a period of heavy Dip: A shorter sag (e.g. a either polarity (up or down) that lasts than 1 millisecond. spikes are the most electrical consumption. lightbulb flicker). between 0.5 and 100 microseconds. detrimental to sensitive circuitry. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 5
    • tHe GReen RV scene RV makers set their sights on ‘green’ consumers BY ANGeLIQue H. cAFFReY When you think of RVing, the first words that come to According to a survey released simple prospect, as the term mind aren’t usually “environmentally friendly.” After by Simmons, consumers who “green” has a wide variety of admit to living in a “green” way connotations, depending on all, RVs are big, bulky and create a burden on are on the rise, representing who you ask. Therefore, instead the environment — right? almost one-third of all buyers. of trying to be all things to all And since many RV enthusiasts people, most RV makers have Wrong — you’re in for a pleasant surprise! The “gas are lovers of the outdoors, they focused on a few niche “green” have a natural desire to keep the areas, such as making their guzzlers” of previous generations have given way to planet safer. When they invest models more aerodynamic, a whole new breed of recreation vehicles aimed in an RV, they want a product lighter, smaller, more fuel- squarely at consumers who want the benefits of that resonates with their eco- efficient and/or less dependent RVing without feeling like they’re harming the earth beliefs. In response, several RV upon wood. in the process. From extra-light towable trailers to manufacturers have made it their missions to provide greener RV companies have responded in full-size motor coaches, today’s newest RV models varieties of RVs and campers. significant ways to this consumer are sleeker, leaner and, most importantly, greener. drive (no pun intended!) for “From an environmental aspect, greener options, and many have Why Green RVing? it’s the right thing to do,” says “gone green” in some way. Check Scott Tuttle, president of Livin’ out a few of the trendsetters. It probably wouldn’t shock you Lite Recreational Vehicles. “From to hear that now more than a marketing perspective, it’s also ever people want to spend their a good thing … because more and Damon Boasts money on products that they feel are better for the earth. more consumers are becoming Aerodynamics environmentally focused, and From the cereal they buy to the they are looking for little ways In September 2008, Damon light bulbs they use, they’re they can help the environment.” Motor Coach surprised the public consciously making choices that at America’s Largest RV Show in fit their convictions. Of course, going green isn’t a Hershey, when it introduced the 6 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • ©damonrv.com ©livinlite.com ©winnebagoind.com Damon Avanti Livin’ Lite Winnebago Via Quicksilver of testing for this model, Brad and flash-in-the-pan occurrence, it’s Amy Herzog, spokespersons for probably safe to say that it’s here the Recreation Vehicle Industry to stay. As consumers continue Association (RVIA), traveled in to demand further options, you the concept hybrid RV during should start noticing even more summer 2009 to promote the environmentally friendly RVs and benefits of RV travel. fifth wheels in the coming years. Ah, the power of consumers What’s next? — don’t underestimate it. Just Though it was once thought that remember to do your part to help the green movement might be a make RVing greener. 5 wAYS to stAY In tHe GReen RVing greener is not just about the RV itself — it’s also about what ©rvia.org you’re doing to stay environmentally conscious. No matter what kind of RV you have, make sure to follow these simple guidelines. Mother earth will thank you. ©rvia.org 1. Don’t Get tRAsHY. Avanti, a fuel-efficient, Class A and it also makes them much Buy a set of unbreakable dishes diesel that gets 14.5-plus miles lighter and stronger. and cups rather than using per gallon. disposables. Avoid products with excess packaging, and make sure What makes the Avanti green Winnebago to recycle even when you’re on aside from its fuel efficiency? Goes for MPGs the road. Quite simply, its aerodynamic design. Thanks to state-of-the-art Winnebago has also gone into 2. contRoL tHe cAMPFIRe. engineering, the RV is sleek and more eco-conscious product Help preserve nature by keeping attractive. It’s more than 31 feet development. Introduced in campfires small, and always stay within site. Be prepared with a long and built for live-in luxury, September 2009, its Via is water jug in case things get out of hand. Never throw anything in the green-style. considered the most fuel-efficient fire that won’t burn, such as plastic or metal. Class A on the market, with the 2010 model listed at an estimated 3. MInD tHe FUeL. stay on roads that you know your RV can Livin’ Lite 15-plus miles per gallon. It’s an handle, and remember to get it serviced regularly. Driving at a Makes It Lighter alternative for consumers wishing steady 55 mph rather than 65 mph also saves fuel. consider RVing closer to home rather than several states away. to enjoy the perks of RVing while In late 2008, Livin’ Lite took remaining true to their desire to eco-RVing to a new level by reduce carbon emissions. 4. WoRK WItH nAtURe. use non-toxic, biodegradable cleaning introducing a line of innovative supplies and tank additives. Park in natural shade, and use awnings travel trailers. Its initial In June 2009, Winnebago unveiled to save on air conditioning. Find a spot that’s sheltered from north Quicksilver model was quickly the Adventurer hybrid concept RV, and west winds to minimize the need to turn on the heat in winter. named the Roamin’ Times’ featuring the industry’s first hybrid- 5. KeeP It cLeAn. everything you bring to the campsite should “Green RV of the Year.” Livin’ electric chassis. This technology come back out with you. Make sure to leave all the campground Lite RVs are constructed with could not only bring improved fuel facilities as clean as you found them. composite materials instead of efficiency, but also reduce noise and wood. That means they’re not emissions, improve acceleration susceptible to rotting or mold, and reduce maintenance. As part 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 7
    • campground or Resort? The Ins and Outs of Today’s Lavish RVing Options BY AN Ge LIQ ue H. cA FF Re Y 8 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • ©Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort “Consumers may crave the pristine ambiance that only nature provides, but after a long week on the job, they want to relax with ©Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort their own particular selection of creature - ReB ecc A LeN INGToN , comforts close at hand.” Executive Vice President, PA Recreatio and Cam ping Association n Vehicle Have you checked out the directory evolution of the RV “Consumers may crave the pristine ambiance of campgrounds that starts on that only nature provides, but after a long campground week on the job, they want to relax with their page 18? It’s no coincidence own particular selection of creature comforts that the word “resort” figures Why have so many RV campgrounds radically close at hand,” Lenington says. “They simply prominently into many of their changed the face of RVing from basic to walk out the door and climb into their home names. That title seems only fitting deluxe? It’s hard to put your finger on the exact on wheels, and then they’re off to their next reason, but we have a few in mind. for places with lavish amenities, RV adventure.” including indoor/outdoor swimming As part of today’s generation of RV travelers, Recognizing this shift in what RVing pools, saunas, hot tubs, miniature many of you are looking for vacations where you can relax in the great outdoors but not individuals, couples and families want, golf courses and pristine restroom campgrounds have changed their appearances have to give up everyday creature comforts and accommodations. some even accordingly. Instead of offering just the social activities. Besides, if you’re investing have their own currencies and money in a state-of-the-art RV, why not take it essentials, they’ve begun experimenting with movie theaters! sure, there are to the Taj Mahal of campgrounds? new amenities — on-site masseuses, gym still places that offer a more facilities and even gourmet meals delivered Rebecca Lenington, executive vice president right to your RV. This, in turn, has caused rustic feel, but if you’re an RVing of the PA Recreation Vehicle and Camping other campgrounds to follow suit in an effort enthusiast who wants a luxurious Association (PRVCA), has been in the industry to woo vacationers looking for something getaway, there’s no shortage of for more than 33 years. She agrees that today’s more upscale than just a tiny plot of land possibilities in Pennsylvania. traveler is more complex. and basic hookups. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 9
    • “We have three-bedroom cottages. Our activity hall can accommodate 300 people. It’s hotel-style, but not ‘cookie-cutter’ - BuR T MAc KI, General Manager, hotel-style.” Drummer Boy Camping Resort, Gettysburg You probably also want more bang for centers, newspaper service and more. your buck. Who doesn’t? You have the discretionary income to spend on RVing, but, Times have changed in the world of RVing, let’s face it, your expectations are high. Having and Burt Macki, general manager of the campgroundwide Wi-Fi access is great, but it’s Drummer Boy Camping Resort in Gettysburg, practically mainstream at this point. You’re understands that all too well. Macki craving extras like Laundromat access, fitness managed upscale hotels for 30 years, but all that experience didn’t fully prepare him for the differences between yesterday’s RV campgrounds and today’s RV resorts. Drummer Boy has become a destination in itself. “It’s no longer like when we were kids,” Macki says. “We have three-bedroom cottages. Our activity hall can accommodate 300 people. We have an activities director. It’s hotel-style, but not ‘cookie-cutter’ hotel-style.” What is a true “vacation” all about these days, anyway? As Americans, we are accustomed to a fairly high level of customer service in everything we do. A vacation is no exception — you want RV campgrounds to exceed your expectations. Simply put, you’re looking for a place that’s comfortable and packed with fun for the whole family, without blowing your budget. For campgrounds, this has translated into some serious investment in facilities. With more than 7 million RVers across the United States in a given year, it’s a no-brainer. ©Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort Klaas Bakker, owner of Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort in Lancaster County, knows how motivating it can be for families to have a place where they can get back to nature, spend time with each other, and still get the “royal 10 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • ©Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort ‘campground Resort’ Is not an oxymoron Luxurious campsites really do exist in Pennsylvania. Here are a few campground resorts to prove it. ©Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort Adventure Bound camping Resorts - eagles Peak u Robesonia u page 19 Drummer Boy camping Resort u Gettysburg u page 24 treatment” of a fine inn mixed with a bit of theaters and Broadway-style dinner shows. As Granite Hill camping Resort u amusement park magic. That’s why Lake- more campgrounds adjust their offerings to Gettysburg u page 25 in-Wood’s goal is to create a true camping match these types of accommodations, the bar paradise. RVers will find a kids’ club and a will no doubt be raised. Hidden Valley camping Resort u strong sense of community, thanks to a quirky Mifflinburg u page 25 “gnome” theme throughout the resort. So what does the future hold? “The sky’s the limit,” says Brad Rhone, PRVCA chairman and Keen Lake camping & “We have our own ‘gnome’ money … you can owner of Rhone’s Travel Trailers. “With all the cottage Resort u hop on the trolley — the ‘gnome mobile’ — new amenities available, RV resorts will be a Waymart u page 22 and go to the pool. It’s like a little town! People leader in providing all the comforts a traveler seem to like that very much.” could ever dream about or need.” Lake-in-Wood camping Resort u Narvon u page 20 In the end, these changes mean one thing What comes next? — as an RV enthusiast, you can honestly Mountain Pines find anything you want. If you’re seeking a campground Resort u There’s no crystal ball to indicate what the next rustic experience, you can get it. If you want a champion u page 26 level of luxury for RV campgrounds will be. middle-of-the-road RV adventure, that exists, There could certainly be a return to yesterday’s too. And if you desire posh surroundings otter Lake camp-Resort u “no-frills” camping experience, but given and amenities, they’re out there, and getting east stroudsburg u page 23 the trends over the past few decades, that’s swankier by the day. Your perfect RV getaway unlikely to happen. If campsites across the is just a short (or long) ride away. Robin Hill camping Resort u country are any indication, the next generation Lenhartsville u page 20 of RVing could reach even higher levels of Bakker is certain that RVing will always be luxury and convenience. big, regardless of the economy, as long as scottyland RV Resort & sales u Rockwood u page 26 campgrounds listen to their customers and There are already campsites nationwide continue to exceed expectations. Yogi at shangri-La/ that offer perks such as a gated entry to the Legacy RV Resorts u campground, private beach access, expertly But perhaps Macki best sums up RVing: “It’s Milton u page 25 landscaped RV sites, pet parks, private movie an experience versus an overnight stay.” 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 11
    • st P AnD see 5. Gobbler’s Knob & Groundhog Zoo 301 e. Mahoning st., tHe cRItteRs Punxsutawney, PA 15767 800-752-PHIL • www.groundhog.com Come meet the famous weather-forecasting • groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, and his groundhog erie friends. Every Groundhog Day, Phil makes his 12 Pennsylvania pit stops 4 prediction on historic Gobbler’s Knob, but you can visit him at his year-round home, the Groundhog for animal lovers BY eRIcA sTReIsFeLD Zoo, which is housed in the children’s section of Punxsutawney Memorial Library. The RV is packed, and the whole family is ready for an adventure. But in order to keep the troops happy, a few fun pit stops are in order — to see the animals, of course! • Benezette Pennsylvania is brimming with unique and exotic wildlife refuges and zoos. And since good things seem to come by the dozen, we wanted to share 12 of our top critter stops. We assure you, the kids will choose these stops over a dozen 5 • Punxsutawney 12 donuts any day. 11 1. Animaland • Pittsburgh Zoological Park 2. claws ‘n’ Paws 4181 Route 660, Wild Animal Park Wellsboro, PA 16901 1475 Ledgedale Road, 570-724-4546 Lake Ariel, PA 18436 www.animalandzoo.com 570-698-6154 While you’re visiting the picturesque www.clawsnpaws.com Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, don’t If you’re headed to the Pocono forget to also check out the exotic 3. clyde Peeling’s Reptiland Mountains, stop at Claws ‘N’ Paws wildlife at Animaland Zoological Park. to see the baby animals. Have 18628 u.s. Route 15, Allenwood, PA 17810 This 11-acre, walk-through zoo allows you ever fed a giraffe or parrot? 800-REPTILAND • www.reptiland.com you to say hello to more than 200 wild Now you can. You can also pet and domestic animals at your own an alligator, python or tortoise, pace. Set your eyes on cats, monkeys, and jump right in the pen with Alligators, lizards and cobras, oh my! Reptiles and amphibians kangaroos and many others. tame deer, lambs and goats. Get may not be the most popular members of the animal kingdom, up close and personal with the but they’re the stars at Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland. Take in the animals at this zoo located in the multimedia show to get a close-up of the reptile world, and then middle of the woods. pet some of the residents or watch as a snake devours its prey. 4. erie Zoo • 423 W. 38th St., Erie, PA 16508 • 814-864-4091 • www.eriezoo.org Within the city of Erie, you’ll find a 15-acre escape that is home to more than 500 animals and 2,500 plant specimens from around the world. Stroll through the historic Main Zoo Building and then spot some never-before-seen animals at the Children’s Zoo. Experience an African Safari at the Kiboka Outpost and glimpse the red panda on your journey to Wild Asia. 12 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • 6. Lake tobias Wildlife Park 760 Tobias Road, Halifax, PA 17032 7. Lehigh Valley Zoo 717-362-9126 • www.laketobias.com 5150 Game Preserve Road, There’s no need to go on an African safari when you can visit Lake Tobias instead. schnecksville, PA 18078 Hop on one of the specially designed cruisers for a ride across 150 acres of rolling land, where herds of wild and exotic creatures roam. You’ll get amazingly close 610-799-4171 • www.lvzoo.org to animals from around the globe. And if something tamer is more your speed, there’s always the Petting Zoo and Reptile Building. From African penguins to zebras, you’ll find more than 200 animals right in the Lehigh Valley, within the scenic 1,100-acre Trexler Nature Preserve. 1 Make your way around Lemur Island on a family- 2 • Wellsboro friendly paddleboat or take a horse-drawn wagon ride for a behind-the-scenes tour of the grounds. • Lake Ariel 3 9 8. Hawk Mountain • Bloomsburg sanctuary • 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, PA 19529 7 centre 610-756-6961 • www.hawkmountain.org 8 Hall Kempton Don’t miss the world’s first refuge for birds of prey. As part of the • • Kittatinny Ridge or Blue Mountain, the sanctuary’s 2,600 acres of forests schnecksville offer a migration stopover habitat for almost 100 species of birds, including • Halifax 6 16 raptors. Fall is an especially exciting time here, as migrating hawks, eagles and falcons can be seen flying past the lookout points. 10 Philadelphia • 9. Penn’s cave & Wildlife Park 222 Penns cave Road, centre Hall, PA 16828 814-364-1664 • www.pennscave.com Experience animals from a different perspective at America’s only all-water cavern and wildlife park. Jump on a motorboat for a cavern tour offering views of stalagmites and stalactites, as well as trout that jump for food. Next, get on the bus for a wildlife tour of the 1,500-acre forests and fields of Penn’s Cave, which are filled with animals in their natural habitats. 12. Winslow Hill Winslow Hill Road, Benezette, PA 15821 610-756-6961 www.tinyurl.com/winslowhill 10. Philadelphia Zoo While elk once lived throughout 3400 W. Girard Ave., 11. Pittsburgh Zoo Pennsylvania, now you can spot the Philadelphia, PA 19104 & PPG Aquarium herd at Winslow Hill, which offers two 215-243-1100 7340 Butler st., Pittsburgh, PA 15206 viewing areas with off-road parking. www.philadelphiazoo.org Come watch for elk along the area’s 800-474-4966 • www.pittsburghzoo.com many trails and dirt roads, and during What does a Komodo dragon eat? Where do penguins live? the fall mating season, listen for the Make a stop at America’s first zoo, a 42-acre How did the spectacled bear get its name? Find those male elk’s unmistakable bugling. Just Victorian garden that more than 1,300 animals answers and more when you visit thousands of animals at remember that it’s illegal to feed the elk. call home. Cheetahs, hippos and giraffes are the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. From Antarctica’s icy always a hit, but don’t forget to explore the seas and the balmy oceans of the tropics to Pennsylvania’s various habitats to see all sorts of worldly own freshwater rivers, the aquarium features species from critters. For more action, take a ride on all of the world’s waterways. the Amazon Rainforest Carousel, a swan paddleboat or even a live camel’s back. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 13
    • ©PRVCA Attendees ©PRVCA Flock to America’s Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show hits record attendance and sales BY eRIcA sTReIsFeLD Largest RV Show What do you think about the economy? Not so great, right? Do you think people are spending much time thinking about vacations and leisure time? Probably not. But you wouldn’t know it by the 2009 Pennsylvania RV & camping show’s numbers. The 31,710 people who attended the show at Hershey’s GIANT center on sept. 16-20, marked its largest-ever crowd. That’s almost a 14 percent increase in show-goers from last year. u ©PRVCA Follow us on 14 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010 Search: America’s Follow: @PARVing Largest RV Show
    • ©PRVCA Welcome, RV ©John Zeedick show newbies! one ingredient to maintaining America’s Largest RV show is to keep adding new RV Despite the recession, sales at the show live in your motorhome full-time. Either way, this manufacturers. The more RV also hit high numbers. Prices seemed to be show is for you. There’s a reason that RVers and choices, the better. These were this more reasonable than ever, and low interest RVers-in-the-making flock to America’s Largest year’s first-timers to the show: rates and government tax incentives made RV Show. With a name like that, why wouldn’t purchases extra appealing. As Nick Palm of you want to attend? Bonus: You get to be the first u everGreen Recreational Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. reports, “Tiffin’s retail to lay your eyes on what’s new in the RV industry. Vehicles LLc sales were up 235 percent over retail sales last Focus: eco-friendly travel trailers year. Consumer attitudes were very positive, For starters, this year featured more than www.goevergreenrv.com which reflected in the increased sales.” 16 football fields of new RVs from 59 manufacturers. From small campers to full- u Galileo Even on the first public day of the show, size motorhomes, the different types of RVs Focus: aerodynamic travel trailers attendees noticed that RVs were a hot on display catered to every taste and budget. with contemporary styling commodity this year. “It’s nice to see that Inside the GIANT Center were more than www.galileorv.com people are buying … it’s amazing, especially 100 vendors, which showcased everything since the show has just started,” notes Rhonda from folding tables and portable satellite TV u Livin’ Lite Recreational Daub of Muir. “There are some great deals. You systems to motorcycle carriers. Vehicles Inc. come here and get the fever.” Focus: “green,” light and compact Some attendees, like Donald Hughes of automotive trailers and toy haulers Could RVing be the recession-proof solution Harrisburg, Pa., are regulars to the show, and www.livinlite.com to vacationing? Gloria Isenberg of Reinholds have dreams of someday owning an RV. They find thinks so. “We’re looking for the perfect one. comfort in the fact that this show offers many u Riverside travel trailers Inc. Prices seem to be decent, and I’m seeing a lot affordable RV options. “I like the idea of RVs, and Focus: luxurious travel trailers at of ‘sold’ signs on the trailers, which is pretty I like the idea of buying RVs, so I constantly come affordable prices encouraging given the economy.” to the show to see what’s new,” says Hughes, who www.riversidetrailer.com has attended the show eight years in a row. The success of the show was thanks in part to u sierra Motor corp. its host, the PA Recreation Vehicle and Camping John Kee came all the way from Toronto, Focus: high-value travel trailers Association (PRVCA). But the other ingredient Canada, to explore the show, and he aspires to www.campfirecamper.com was simply that consumers have realized the own an RV so that he can give up “hoteling.” appeal of RVing. “Go RVing has done a wonderful Being new to the show and to RVing, the event u silver crown coach job delivering the message to consumers that the is a prime opportunity to learn about what Focus: luxury class A motorhomes RV lifestyle offers great value to families, and we options are available. “We were impressed by www.silvercrowncoach.com continued that message into the marketing of the number of different manufacturers there the show,” says Rebecca Lenington, executive are, which of course, makes it much harder to u sunset Park & RV Inc. vice president of PRVCA. choose,” says Kee. “There were certainly more Focus: light and affordable travel units outside than I was expecting.” trailers and toy haulers Like Moths to a campfire Shopping for an RV online doesn’t give you www.sunset-rv.com Maybe you’ve only been RVing once. Maybe you an accurate feel for the offerings, and hopping 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 15
    • u The Pennsylvania RV & camping show had hundreds of models on display, so how do you figure out what’s what? Get a quick The RV Model Rundown breakdown of the types of RVs that you can see at the show. It really comes down to what you’re looking for — towable or motorized. toWABLe RVs MotoRIZeD RVs The big advantage of towable units is that you can unhitch them from your If you’re driving, there’s no need to go outside vehicle and leave them at the campground. Then you’re free to travel and to get into the living areas. Motorized RVs are see the local sights. manufactured as one convenient unit. u Folding camping trailer u travel trailer u Motorhome This lightweight unit folds up compactly Designed to be towed by a car, van or The name says it all — it’s literally like a for towing by your car or truck. When truck, it usually includes amenities such house on wheels, complete with a kitchen, set up, it provides kitchen, dining and as a kitchen; bathroom; sleeping, dining bathroom and sleeping and dining areas. The sleeping areas. and living areas; electric; water and living spaces usually include electricity, heat, sleeps: up to 8 people appliances. air conditioning, water and propane gas. Price: $4,000-$13,000 sleeps: up to 10 people sleeps: up to 6 people Price: $8,000-$65,000 Price: $48,000-$400,000 u truck camper u Fifth-Wheel trailer u Van camper Attach this unit to the bed or chassis of Much like a conventional travel trailer, This unit drives just like the family van, but your pickup truck. Most have a kitchen this unit hitches to your pickup truck it’s modified for recreation to include items and bathroom. and offers homelike amenities. some such as side windows, carpeting, paneling, sleeps: up to 6 people also feature two-level floor plans. custom seats and accessories. Price: $4,000-$26,000 sleeps: up to 6 people sleeps: up to 4 people Price: $13,000-$100,000 Price: $41,000-$74,000 from dealer to dealer can be exhausting. The Discovering the trends it was nice to see so many manufacturers Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show offers a introducing environmentally friendly hands-on experience to help you decide what The best part about having access to so many RV options. Eliminating wood in the you want in an RV. That’s why Sam Newsom 2010 RVs in one spot is being able to do a little construction, and in general creating lighter from Roanoke, Va., wanted to attend the show, comparison shopping. It’s also an ideal way to and more aerodynamic RVs, has become a and stay multiple days. “We’re looking for a figure out the latest trends in the industry. common practice for many manufacturers. Class A diesel pusher, and so we wanted to go Others took more elaborate green measures, someplace where there’s plenty of them to get a This year, with people becoming more such as offering mattresses made of recycled better idea of layout, color scheme and options.” conscientious about living a “green” lifestyle, water bottles. 2009 Pennsylvania RV & camping show Figures / More than 22 acres of new RVs on display / 59 exhibiting manufacturers / 16 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • Around the corner While you’re in Hershey for the RV show, take some time to experience a few other attractions in this town built on chocolate. Adventure sports in Hershey 717-533-7479 • www.adventurehershey.com Challenge the family to go-kart racing, mini golf, batting cages and arcade games. Antique Auto Museum at Hershey 717-566-7100 • www.aacamuseum.org Discover the history of the automobile via restored cars from the 1900s. ©rvia.org crossroads Antique Mall 717-520-1600 • www.crossroadsantiques.com Dozens of antique dealers offer a mix of rustic furniture, pottery, glass and toys. “Go RVing has done a wonderful job delivering the message cullari Vineyards and Winery to consumers that the RV lifestyle offers great value to families, 717-533-8985 • www.cullari-vineyards.com and we continued that message into the marketing of Visit Hershey’s first and only winery to sample red, white and dessert wines. the show.” - ReBeccA LeNINGToN, Executive Vice President, PRVCA the Hershey story, the Museum on chocolate Avenue 717-534-3439 • www.hersheystory.org In addition, there seemed to be lines of people country, such as the East Coast, Gulf Coast Learn about the life of Milton S. Hershey and wanting to get a look inside campers with and Alaska. then indulge in a little chocolate tasting. bunk houses, which are ideal for families. • The RV Doctor – Gary Bunzer shares tips Attendees also showed interest in RVs with on maintaining a healthy RV, inside and out. HeRsHeY’s chocolate World toy haulers, something that’s newer to the 717-534-4900 • www.hersheys.com • Extended Warranties and Service – Find industry. Toy haulers make it easy to take out the pros and cons of having a plan. Experience the HERSHEY’S chocolate- along your golf carts, motorcycles and bicycles. • Tips on Choosing an RV – National RV making process with a free tour. writer Bob Marx offers a logical approach Hersheypark for deciding which RV is right for your seminars for an RV particular lifestyle. 800-HERSHEY • www.hersheypark.com education • RV Safety Guidelines – Learn the proper Hersheypark has something for everyone — kiddie rides, roller coasters, water rides. As if you don’t have enough to take in, you weight limits and tire-safety tips for your can’t forget about the top-notch seminars RV, as well as details on supplemental Indian echo caverns going on every day of the show. Topics run the braking systems. 717-566-8131 • www.indianechocaverns.com gamut, from shopping for an RV to finding Tour room after room of a cave that was an exciting RV destination. What type of RV America was bitten by the RVing bug decades naturally created over millions of years. is right for you? Do you have to clean the ago — a century ago, to be exact! Now more undercarriage of your RV? Can you RV in than ever, consumers seem to be realizing the the outlets at Hershey Alaska? You’ll get to interact with the speakers value of this unique pastime. You shouldn’t 717-520-1236 • www.theoutletsathershey.com and go home with the answers you need. These be the exception. So do a little RV shopping Shop at 60 outlet stores — from Osh Kosh are a few of the popular seminar offerings: at next year’s show, Sept. 15-19, 2010, at B’Gosh to Nine West to Brooks Brothers — the GIANT Center in Hershey. Need more and save on items for the whole family. • RV Adventure Videos – Catch hourly specifics? Visit www.largestRVshow.com or videos featuring RV destinations around the call 888-303-2887. More than 100 accessory vendors / From small campers to full-size motorhomes 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 17
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    • campgrounds & Dealers Southeastern PA 10 15 28 NORTHAMPTON 2 SCHuyLKILL Pottsville 7 35 5 LEHIGH 27 Allentown 6 District 1 counties 3 34 Berks Quakertown Bucks BERKS 4 BuCKS chester 1 Reading Delaware 13 Lancaster 16 32 Pottstown Lehigh 33 17 12 25 22 Montgomery 24 29 19 11 18 MONTGOMERy Northampton 20 30 Philadelphia 14 9 schuylkill Lancaster 8 CHESTER PHILADELPHIA LANCASTER 23 36 26 DELAWARE Philadelphia PA 21 31 West Chester * Certified Technicians on Staff + Master Certified Technicians on Staff All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions. 1 Adventure Bound Camping Email: info@campbeavervalley.com • 6 Boat-N-RV Superstore New Holland, PA 17557 Resorts - Eagles Peak ggw@epix.net Burt Landes 717-354-7926 397 Eagles Peak Road Web: www.campbeavervalley.com 20 Industrial Dr. Web: www.countryhaven.com Robesonia, PA 19551 We are a family oriented campground Hamburg, PA 19526 Known as “The Quiet One,” come enjoy 800-336-0889 • fax 610-589-4858 where you can come and relax with a 610-562-7057 our breathtaking 5 mile view overlooking E-mail: camp@abeaglespeak.com swimming pool, playground, basketball, www.boatnrv.com the Amish farmland. Terraced levels, pull Web: www.abeaglespeak.com/prvca volleyball courts, horseshoes & shuffleboard. throughs and wooded sites all with full Open April 1-Oct. 31. Near PA Dutch/Amish Most of our sites are wooded and have 7 Camp-A-While hookups, cable TV & Wi-Fi. LP, laundry & wood. Country, Reading, Hershey & Lancaster. Rustic electric and water. We are near Doylestown, Clair Zimmerman Big rigs welcome. Open April 1 thru mid-Nov. & deluxe cabins, full hookup & tent sites, cable Philadelphia, Allentown and Langhorne. 1921 E. Main St. TV, fishing pond, store, mini-golf, propane, Hegins, PA 17938 10 Driftstone On The Delaware planned activities, special events, heated 4 Berks Mont Camping Center, Inc. 570-682-8696 • fax 570-682-3421 Jeff Ackerman pools, laundry, picnic tables, fire rings, clean Henry Shellenberger E-mail: Camping@epix.net 2731 River Road showers & restrooms. 890 Swinehart Road Web: www.campawhilepa.com Mt Bethel, PA 18343 Boyertown, PA 19512 A beautiful wooded, spacious campsite, 570-897-6859 • fax 570-897-9080 2 All Seasons RV’s 610-369-9533 • fax 610-369-9535 family activities as well as quiet old-fashioned E-mail: office@driftstone.com Jim Van Billiard E-mail: berksmont@comcast.net campfire camping. Enjoy nature’s way of Web: www.driftstone.com 2867 Nazareth Road Web: www.berksmontcamping.com relaxation. Open mid-May to mid-Sept. Located on Easton, PA 18045 Open M-Th 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; the Delaware River; 190 sites, boat launching, 610-253-7700 • fax 610-253-7770 Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Leer truck caps, Tonneau Covers 8 Country Acres Campground canoe, kayak, raft rentals & trips, swimming E-mail: allseasonsrvs@enter.net and truck accessories, Four Winds motorized Kathy Zook pool, rec hall, laundry, store, planned Web: www.allseasonsrvs.com & towables, Great West/Sprinter Class B’s, 20 Leven Road activities, sand volleyball court, playground, Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-4 Sunnybrook, Palomino, Puma Aerolite and Gordonville, PA 17529 softball field. p.m. Winnebago - Voyage, Sightseer, Outlook, Adirondack towables, Host, Palomino and Sun 717-687-8014 • fax 717-687-9503 Access, Destination, Adventurer, Journey, View; Valley truck campers, Palomino fold downs; RV E-mail: Countryacres@bird-in-hand.com 11 Elizabethtown/ Hershey KOA PA inspections; full service; metered propane. service, storage and insurance repairs Web: www.countryacrescampground.com Karl & Linda Schmidt Pool, playground, big rig sites, Wi-Fi, 1980 Turnpike Road 3Beaver Valley Family 5 Blue Rocks Family cable, cabins, tenting area, camp store, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 Campground Campground, Inc. laundry, clean bathhouses. 717-367-7718 • 800-562-4774 Greg and Jenn Weinrich The Wood Family fax 717-367-3412 80 Clay Ridge Road 341 Sousley Road 9 Country Haven Campground E-mail: hersheypa@mykoa.com Ottsville, PA 18942 Lenhartsville, PA 19534 Bonnie & Bob Patterson Web:www.campwithrusty.com 610-847-5643 610-756-6366 • fax 610-756-3006 354 Springville Road Closest KOA to Hershey & the only KOA in 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 19
    • Lancaster County. Offers shaded tent sites to 17 Kieffer’s RV Sales, Ltd. Hatfield, PA 19440-1302 27 Robin Hill Camping Resort big rig 50 amp pull thrus. Kabins too. For fun, we Ernie Kieffer 215-822-1345 • 800-880-0335 Carolyn Krick have a swimming pool, mini-golf, horseshoes, 1404 Ben Franklin Highway fax 215-822-0339 149 Robin Hill Road volleyball, playground and more. Wi-Fi available. Douglassville, PA 19518 E-mail: sales@mediacampingctr.com Lenhartsville, PA 19534 610-326-5998 • 800-982-7500 Web: www.mediacampingctr.com 610-756-6117 • fax 610-756-3434 12 Family Camping Outlet, Ltd.+ fax 610-970-2062 March-Oct.: M-Th 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-4 E-mail: Robinhill@intergate.com Bill D’ Andrea E-mail: ekieffer@comcast.net p.m. Nov.- Feb.: M-Th 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-4 Web: www.gocampingamerica.com/ 1809 W. High St. Web: www.kiefferrv.com p.m. American Coach, Revolution, Discovery, robinhill Stowe, PA 19464 Sales, service, parts, metered propane, Bounder, Pace Arrow, Fiesta, Tioga, Prowler, Hours Spring-Fall: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Summer: 610-327-4167 • 866-806-3196 Cherokee, Coleman fold down, Nomad. Timberlodge, Flagstaff, Shamrock & Starcraft 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Winter hours are limited. 270 fax 610-327-9824 TT & 5th wheels, Toy Haulers by Gear Box & large scenic sites. Full hook-ups, free cable E-mail: CampFCO@comcast.net 18 Lake-in-Wood Camping Resort RPM. RV service, LP, dump & parts. TV, cabin rentals, winterized lodge for group Web: www.familycampingoutlet.com Klaas Bakker rental, gift shop, snack bar, grocery store, Open M, W, F 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; T, Th 8 576 Yellow Hill Road 23 Mellott Bros. Trailer Sales, Inc. clean modern restrooms, laundromat, pool. a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Other times Narvon, PA 17555 Larry Mellott Jr. by appointment. Escalade, Montego Bay, 717-445-5525 • fax 717-445-9754 P.O. Box 280 28 Rosemount Camping Resort New Vision, New Vision Ultra, Sportsmen, E-mail: lakeinwoodcamp@juno.com 2718 Willow Street Pike Mike Canfield Sportsmen Ultra Lite, Sportster, Spree, Web: www.lakeinwoodcampground.com Willow Street, PA 17584 285 Valley Road Coyote, Inferno, Sport Rock Climber, MXT, Open Apr 1-Nov 1. Geared to the lifestyle 717-464-2311 • 800-826-3556 Tamaqua, PA 18252 Durango, Durango LX, K-Z. Family owned and of today’s campers, from tents to park fax 717-464-5751 570-668-2580 operated. Full parts and service dept. models – a “home away from home’ in E-mail: sales@mellottbrothers.com luxury! 400 wooded and open pull-thru sites Web: www.mellottbrothers.com 29 Shady Maple RV 13 Fretz RV with 30 and 50 amp, water, sewer, TV cable, Summer Hours: M-Th 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; F 8 For Dealer & Business Inquiries only Steve Fretz telephone modem, red picnic table, fireplace a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Winter Hours: 1344 E. Main St. 3479 Bethlehem Pike and free secure Wi-Fi at your M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring East Earl, PA 17519 Souderton, PA 18964 site “TengoInternet.” Holiday Rambler, Sunny Brook, Aerolite, 717-351-0087 • fax 717-354-6369 215-723-3121 • fax 215-723-0373 Dutchmen, Starcraft; Award Winning Service Web: www.shadymapleRV.com E-mail: sfretz@fretzrv.com 19 Lake-in-Wood RV Dept, LP Gas. Web: www.fretzrv.com (Bakker’s, Inc.) 30 Spring Gulch Resort Open M-Sa call for hours. Sales, service, Klaas Bakker 24 Oak Creek Campground Campground state inspection, large accessory and parts 576 Yellow Hill Road Rich and Debbie Walker Lisa Kurtz store. Jayco, Heartland, Hi-Lo, Excel, Phoenix Narvon, PA 17555 P.O. Box 128 475 Lynch Road Cruisesr, Roadtrek, Winnebago. Family owned 717-445-5525 • fax 717-445-9754 Bowmansville, PA 17507 New Holland, PA 17557 and operated for 64 years. E-mail: Lakeinwoodcamp@juno.com 717-445-6161 • 800-446-8365 717-354-3100 • 866-864-8524 Web: lakeinwoodgocampingamerica.com fax 717-445-4544 fax 717-355-9739 14 Gayle Kline RV Center, Inc. Dealer in Park Models – Open All Year. E-mail: oakcreek@ptd.net E-mail: spring_gulch@mhchomes.com Jeff Kline Geared to the lifestyle of today’s campers, Web: www.oakcreekcamp.com Web: www.springgulch.com 444 E. Main St. from tents to park models – a “home away Open March 1-Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. RV park with Mountville, PA 17554 from home’ in luxury! 400 wooded and open limited winter hours. Fully wooded sites, resort facilities. 717-285-2008 • 717-285-3158 pull-thru sites with 30 and 50 amp, water, 300 RV sites, cabin & cottage rentals, pool, 3 fax 717-285-7860 sewer, TV cable, telephone modem, red playgrounds, game room, laundry, pull-thru 31 Stoltzfus RV & Marine, Inc.+ E-mail: klinervtk@comcast.net picnic table, fireplace and high-speed sites 50 amp, weekend activities, LP gas, ice, Earl Stoltzfus Web: www.gayleklinerv.com wireless Internet. firewood & fishing in pond and creek. 1335 Wilmington Pike Open M-F 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. West Chester, PA 19382 Fleetwood, Jayco, Trail Lite, Montana, Four Winds, 20 Lancaster County RV*+ 25 Oak Grove Park & Sales, Inc. 610-399-0628 • 800-860-1406 Itasca by Winnebago. Sales, service and inspection. Donald Beckner William Forst fax 610-399-1497 122 Prospect Road 2985 Cowpath Road E-mail: sales@stoltzfus-rec.com 15 Harold’s RV Center Landisville, PA 17538 Hatfield, PA 19440 Web: www.stoltzfus-rec.com Harold Hoch Jr., Cheryl Hoch 717-898-9656 • fax 717-898-9656 215-723-2007 • fax 215-723-8311 Open Summer: M, W, F 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; T, 7514 Bath Pike E-mail: lancorv@verizon.net Open M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-noon. Th 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter: M-F Bath, PA 18014 Web: www.lancaster-countyrv.com 60 RV sites, propane fill. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Master Tow; 610-837-9880 • fax 610-837-9473 Major & minor repair, Certified Aliner; Thor America; Monaco; NuWa; Forest E-mail: haroldsrv@haroldsrvcenter.com technicians, financing available. 2010 26 Roamers Retreat River; Allegro by Tiffin; Laredo, Springdale, Web: www.haroldsrvcenter.com 25th Anniversary. Campground Montana/Mountaineer and Residence by Thomas Reading Keystone; Coleman Folding Trailers; Kodiak 16 Indian Valley Camping Center 21 Media Camping Center 5005 Lincoln Highway and Damon Motor Homes by Thor. Claire Keller E. Hadden Smith Kinzer, PA 17535 3400 Bethlehem Pike 1233 W. Baltimore Pike-Lima 717-442-4287 • 800-525-5605 32 Stoltzfus RVs, Inc. Souderton, PA 18964 Media, PA 19063 fax 717-442-3938 Lester Stoltzfus 215-723-4852 • 800-774-8330 610-566-1833 • fax 610-891-0877 E-mail: info@roamerscampground.com Route 272, P.O. Box 564 fax 215-723-7799 E-mail: mediacamp1@aol.com Web: www.roamerscampground.com Adamstown, PA 19501 E-mail: info@ivccrv.com Open M, T, Th, F 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; W 8 a.m.- Open mid-March to mid-Nov.; Winter 717-484-4344 • fax 717-484-0270 Web: www.ivccrv.com 5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Winnebago, Starcraft, facilities limited. Beautiful view of PA Dutch E-mail: sales@stoltzfusrvs.com Open March-Sept.: M, T, Th 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Prowler, Montana, Layton, Sierra, Commercial farmland. 110 Sites - 30/50 amp electric, Web: www.stoltzfusrvs.com W, F 8 a.m. -5 p.m., Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Other Vehicles. Sales, Service, Inspection. water and sewer. Shady or open grassy Open M, W 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; T, Th F 9 a.m.- months: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. pull-thru Sites. Any size RV or tents. 5:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Charleston Class Sierra, Denali, Dutchmen, Pleasure Way, 22 Media Camping Center Cottages available to rent. Modern A diesel motorhomes; Freelander Class Dorado, Plateau, Cougar, Fun Finder, Shadow Hadden Smith restrooms, showers, metered LP gas, C motorhomes; Sunline, Salem, Cedar Cruiser, View Finder & Coleman popup. 1651 Route 309, Bethlehem Pike cable TV and Wi-Fi included. Creek, Wildcat, Terry Travel Trailers; Salem, 20 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • Cyclone, Sundance Landmark, CedarCreek, Wildcat, Terry 5th wheels; Bayliner Boats. Sales, service and parts. 33 Sun Valley Campground Denise Griffin 451 E. Maple Grove Road P.O. Box 129 Bowmansville, PA 17507 717-445-6262 • fax 717-445-5854 E-mail: sunvalley@diparks.com Web: www.sunvalleycamping.com Camping sites, Electric, Water, Sewer, Cable, 50 Amps, Pull Thrus, Cabins & Cottages. 34 Tom Schaeffer’s Camping & Travel Center*+ Tom Schaeffer Sr. 1236 Pottsville Pike Shoemakersville, PA 19555 610-562-3071 • 800-776-1888 fax 610-562-3860 E-mail: information@tomschaeffers.com Winnebago, Newmar, Alfa, Starcraft, Cardinal, Cruiser, Sunline, Laredo, Hornet, Damon, Outback, Weekend Warrior, Gulf Strream, Sunnybrook, Toy Boxes, Mobile Suites, Lance. “Where Buying is EZ,” Our 50th year! Unparalleled parts & service. 35 Waskos Inc. David Wasko 4865 MacArthur Road Whitehall, PA 18052 610-262-9100 • 610-730-3612 Fax 610-262-9664 E-mail: info@waskos.com Web: www.waskos.com Sales: Campfire trailers, Exiss, Sooner, Haulmark, SYM Scooters, full service cars, trucks, RVs, trailers, parts, accessories, hitches, tack & feed 36 White Oak Campground Betty Sigman P.O. Box 90 Strasburg, PA 17579 717-687-6207 • fax 717-687-6225 E-mail: info@whiteoakcampground.com Open Summer: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Winter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 180 recreational camping sites and general store.
    • campgrounds & Dealers Northeastern PA Mansfield 6 SuSquEHANNA BRADFORD 5 Wellsboro 18 17 TIOGA WAyNE District 3 counties 11 16 Bradford WyOMING carbon SuLLIVAN LACKAWANNA 19 LyCOMING clinton Scranton PIKE Lackawanna 15 3 20 Luzerne Wilkes-Barre Lycoming CLINTON 4 Williamsport Monroe 2 LuzERNE 12 9 Pike Lock Haven 22 MONROE sullivan 10 21 7 13 14 susquehanna Hazleton Stroudsburg Tioga CARBON 1 Wayne 8 Wyoming PA All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions. * Certified Technicians on Staff + Master Certified Technicians on Staff 1 Blue Ridge Trailer Sales travel trailers, 5th wheels. Coleman folding 5-star service dealer including mobile 9 Four Seasons Campgrounds, Inc. & Service trailers; Woodland Park park trailers. Sales, service. Authorized KZ Sportsmen Spree, Edward or Deborah Lawrence Carol Heil service, store. LP gas, dump station. Trailer Durango, Sportster, Montego Bay and Forest R D 1, Box 18 Route 115 inspection, insurance work. River, Rockwood, Sunseeker & Keystone Scotrun, PA 18355 Saylorsburg, PA 18353 Cougar Dealer. Specializing in 5th wheel, 570-629-2504 • fax 570-629-7160 570-992-7425 • fax 570-992-7928 4 Bully Cap & RV Center travel trailer and tent campers. E-mail: fsc1@ptd.net E-mail: Blueridge@entermail.net Daniel Evans Web: www.fourseasonscampgrounds.com Web: www.blueridgetrailersales.com 1447 Scott St. 7 Delaware Water Gap/Pocono Open mid-April to mid-Oct. Quiet family Holiday Rambler travel trailers & fifth Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 Mountain KOA campground in the Poconos. Facilities include wheels; service department. 570-822-2448 • 866-693-CAPS 233 Hollow Road store, pavilion, playground, 2 pools, horseshoes, fax 570-822-2448 East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 shuffleboard, firewood and propane. Seasonal 2 Bonner Sports & RV 570-223-8000 • fax 570-223-0760 sites available. 50 amp service available. Bob Reeder 5 C & D Smith RV Sales E-mail: information@poconoKOA.com 5335 N. Route 44 Carl Smith Web: www.poconoKOA.com 10 Holiday Pines Campground Jersey Shore, PA 17740 106 Wilkins Road Open all year. Kabins, trailers & lodge rentals. Ann or Bruce Heasley 570-753-3801 • fax 570-753-8148 Route 287 South Free cable TV, Wi-Fi, store, firewood, RV supplies, 16 Pine Tree Lane E-Mail: sales@bonnersports.com Wellsboro, PA 16901 propane, Laundromat, RV storage, dump Loganton, PA 17747 Web: www.bonnersports.com 570-724-5221 • 800-836-5221 stations, pool, game room, mini-golf, playground, 570-725-2267 Open all year. April-Sept.: M-W 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Th, fax 570-724-1030 volleyball & basketball court, hayrides, E-mail: hapycamp@kcnet.org F 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept.-March: M-Th E-mail: smithsrv@epix.net horseshoes, bike rentals & planned activities. Web: www.holidaypines.com 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; F 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. RV Open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., all other hours by We are a family campground in the PA sales, service, parts and accessories, LP gas, and PA appointment, Gladly! Gulf Stream, Conquest 8 Don Laine Campground Wilds of southern Clinton County. We have full state inspection. Dealer of: Coachmen, Dutchmen, and Amerilite. Elaine George hook up, water and electric, tent sites, and Dutchmen Sport, Aerolite and Hampton. 790 57 Dr. full service cottages. Also we have organized 6 C. Neer RV Palmerton, PA 18071 activities, swimming pool and mini-golf. 3 Bryant’s RV Showcase, Inc. Chuck Neer 610-381-3381 • fax 610-381-3381 Brad Bryant Route 191 Hancock Highway E-mail: dlaine@ptd.net 11 Keen Lake Camping & 37 State Route 415 Box 2496 Web: www.donlaine.com Cottage Resort Dallas, PA 18612 Equinunk, PA 18417 Open April 15-Nov. 1. Site rental, pool, Janet Keen 570-639-3100 • fax 570-639-2710 800-881-6337 • 570-224-8606 playground, game room, snack bar, laundry, 155 Keen Lake Road E-mail: brvs@epix.net fax 570-224-6687 planned weekend activities, country & oldies Waymart, PA 18472 Web: www.bryantsrv.com E-mail: cneer@newcampers.com DJs & bands. Near Beltzville Lake (boating & 570-488-6161 Coachmen, Jayco, TrailManor, Gulfstream, Web: www.newcampers.com fishing) 18 mile to Pocono Int. Raceway. Web: www.keenlake.com 22 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • 12 Mount Pocono Campground, Inc. Debbie Roberts 30 Edgewood Road Mount Pocono, PA 18344 570-839-8950 • 570-499-4208 fax 570-839-8905 E-mail: mtpocono@ mtpoconocampground.com Web: www.mtpoconocampground.com 2,000 Feet Above the Rest! 185 seasonal campsites, 42 wooded acres for RVs, campers, conversion & tenting. Heated swimming/wading pools, clean restrooms, rec hall, camp store, laundry, playground & horseshoes. Pets welcome. 13 Mountain Vista Campground Jason Vaughn 50 Taylor Dr. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 570-223-0111 • fax 570-223-6733 E-mail: info@mtnvistacampground.com Web: www.mtnvistacampground.com Open April-Oct. 31. 185 site campground with RV store & supplies. 14 Otter Lake Camp-Resort Leslie Baum 4805 Marshalls Creek Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 ©rvia.org 570-223-0123 • fax 570-223-0124 E-mail: leslie01@ftd.net Web: www.otterlake.com Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. All year camping for Route 6 W. Burlington, RR 3 Box 339 fax 570-825-9494 a.m.-10 p.m. Fall & Spring Hours: 10 a.m.-9 tents & trailers, 60-acre lake, 300 wooded Troy, PA 16947 E-mail: sales@wideworldrv.com p.m. Quiet, secure family owned & operated, sites next to state forest, 8 tiled restrooms. 570-297-3416 Web: www.wideworldrv.com wooded sites with water, electric, sewer. Outdoor pool & indoor heated pool, whirlpool Open M-F 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sa 8:30 Open Summer: M, Th 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; T, W, F Camp store, firewood & 2 playgrounds. Near & sauna, individual showers & dressing a.m.-12 p.m. New Ameri-Camp trailers and 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Winter: M-F Pocono attractions, outlets and raceway. rooms, rec hall, pavilion, laundry, store. 5th wheels; Travel Lite Truck Campers. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunnybrook, Used trailers, 5th wheels etc. Fiberglass & Sunset Creek & Brookside Travel Trailers & 22 W.T. Family RV Sales & Service 15 Rhone’s Travel Trailers, Inc. aluminum truck caps, hitches, wiring, minor/ 5th wheels; Palomino Pop-up campers, travel Paul Wieand Brad Rhone major repairs, parts & accessories & service. trailers, hybrid trailers & pickup campers; Route 115, HC1 Box 1486 4368 Lycoming Creek Road No job is too big or too small. Work & Play by Forest River, Surveyor travel Blakeslee, PA 18610 Cogan Station, PA 17728 trailers & hybrids by Forest River; Wells 570-646-4040 • fax 570-646-6317 570-494-1364 • 800-494-1001 19 Total Recreation RV Cargo enclosed trailers. Huge parts and E-mail: wtrvfam@epix.net fax 570-494-1468 973 Route 6 accessories store. Web: www.wtfamily.com E-mail: rhones@verizon.net Shohola, PA 18458 M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Open Web: www.rhonesrv.com 888-855-1564 21 W.T. Family Camping, Inc. all year. Appointments welcome. Sell pop- Open April-Sept.: M, Th 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; T, W, F Specializing in Park Models. Paul Wieand ups, travel trailers & 5th wheels. We service 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct.-March: M-F 9 Route 115, HC1 Box 1486 all makes, hitches and wiring installed, a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Holiday Rambler, 20 Wide World RV Center, Inc. Blakeslee, PA 18610 indoor showroom, parts and accessories, Jayco. RV & collision repair, state inspection, Guy & Joan Di Andriole 570-646-9255 • fax 570-646-6317 LP gas. notary, LP gas, parts & accessories. 1570 Highway 315 E-mail: wtcamp@epix.net Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 Web: www.wtfamily.com 16 Roadhouse Camper & RV 570-825-6673 • 800-501-0049 Open April 1-Oct. 31. Summer Hours: 10 196 Beachlake Highway Honesdale, PA 18431 570-253-2553 • fax 570-253-9541 LANCASTER – READING – HERSHEY Web: www.roadhousecamper.com A COMPLETE CAMPING RESORT FIVE EXCLUSIVE AMENITIES Shore Forest Campground � 17 P.O. Box 366 PLUS: Free local telephone calls Dedicated pet play / exercise area � Full Hookups � 50 Amp Available Camping Hop Bottom, PA 18824 Experience 570-289-4666 • fax 570-289-9914 576 Yellow Hill Rd., Narvon, PA 17555 E-mail: shoreforest@epix.net Web: www.shoreforestcampground.com www.lakeinwoodcampground.com (717) 445-5525 SECURE - FREE 18 Sugar Creek Camper Sales Wi-Fi Lake In Wood is ours by deed, Woodall Rated: Fac: WWWWW Rec: WWWWW God's by Creation Meylert & Audrey Schanbacher, Owners FREE INFO! Enter #401 on Reader Service Card 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 23
    • campgrounds & Dealers Central PA 31 MONTOuR COLuMBIA Lewisburg Danville 18 6 4 CENTRE uNION Sunbury 9 State College SNyDER 27 28 NORTHuMBERLAND Selingsgrove MIFFLIN District 5 counties 20 Adams Lewistown 5 centre JuNIATA Fredericksburg columbia 21 cumberland PERRy DAuPHIN LEBANON Dauphin Duncannon 29 Lebanon Franklin 10 23 24 14 Harrisburg Fulton HuNTINGDON 22 15 Huntingdon 17 Hershey 8 Juniata Carlisle 30 16 Lebanon CuMBERLAND Mifflin 2 Montour Chambersburg York FuLTON Northumberland Gettysburg 3 Perry FRANKLIN yORK 1 7 snyder 12 25 PA 26 Hanover union 11 13 19 York ADAMS * Certified Technicians on Staff All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions. + Master Certified Technicians on Staff 1 Battlefield RV Sales Yellowstone, Layton, Sandpiper travel trailers Airstream Motorhome, World Famous 9 Farnsworth Camping Center Lin Kern & 5th wheels, Wildwood and Scotty trailers, Trailers, Interstate & Westfalla, Hitchhiker Gary Farnsworth 1958 Emmittsburg Road Flagstaff tent campers. Offering a full service, Fulltime 5/W, Forest River, Sandpiper & 279 N. Market St. Gettysburg, PA 17325 inspection, parts and accessory dealership. Wildwood trail & 5/w. Full parts & accessory Elysburg, PA 17824 800-735-6671 • 717-334-1577 showroom, hitches & hitch Accessories. Open 570-672-2332 • 570-672-9550 fax 717-334-4371 4 Bloomsburg RV Center M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. fax 570-672-2858 E-mail: brvc1577@embarqmail.com Kelly Swisher E-mail: rvsales@ptd.net 3820 Columbia Blvd. 7 Drummer Boy Camping Web: www.battlefieldrv.com Open Summer: M, T 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; W-F 9 Quality – “You Deserve the Best.” Bloomsburg, PA 17815 Resort a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Winter: M-F 9 a.m.- Dynamax, Host and Leisure travel motor 570-784-3003 • fax 570-784-3704 1300 Hanover Road 5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Full Fleetwood gas & homes, 5th wheels, trailers, scooters, bikes, Web: www.bloomsburgrv.com Gettysburg, PA 17325 diesel; Terry travel trailers; Fleetwood folding ATVs, accessories and equipment. Service 800-293-2808 • 717-334-3277 trailers; large accessory store & RV service. after the sale. 5 Buttonwood Campground fax 717-334-9524 Dennis A. McFarland E-mail: drummerboy@diparks.com 10 Four Seasons at Raystown Lake 2 Ben Franklin RV Park P.O. Box 223 Web: www.drummerboycampresort.com Park Model Homes & Ben Lepore III Mexico, PA 17056 Beautiful wooded park close to town with campground 1350 Woodberry Road 717-436-8334 • 717-363-3998 400 campsites, cabins, 50 cottages. 2008 19366 Little Valley Road York, PA 17408 Fax 717-436-7523 Award of Excellence, 100 Top Rated Good Saxton, PA 16678 717-792-9612 E-mail: buttonwoodcamp@pa.net Sam RV Parks. 5W/5W rating from Woodall’s 814-477-1005 • 888-758-6674 E-mail: ben@benfranklinrvpark.com Web: www.buttonwoodcamp.com recognizing high quality in customer service fax 814-867-1221 Web: www.benfranklinrvpark.com Buttonwood Campground offers family & recreational features & has been placed on Web: www.fourseasonsraystown.com We’re an RV park offering full hookups and camping at its finest in the beautiful Juniata River Woodall’s top 8 campgrounds in PA & in the 4-season camping. Park Home Sales easy access to US30 an I-83. Less than 5 miles Valley of Central Pennsylvania. One of the region’s top 100 campgrounds in North America. & Rentals, WSEC. Nearby: Boating, marina, from the York Fairgrounds/Expo Center. Less than newest campgrounds, we feature large, level sites beach, water park, hiking, restaurants, an hour from Gettysburg, Hershey, Harrisburg, – both back in and pull-thru – with 50-amp electric 8 Etnoyer’s RV World, Inc. shopping, sightseeing & dinner cruises, Baltimore & Lancaster Amish Country. service, full hookups, and a full range of amenities. Larry Etnoyer miniature golf, museums, caverns, amusement 576 Second St. parks, minor league baseball, PSU. Ice, 3 Ben’s RV Center 6 D.J. RV Center Highspire, PA 17034 groceries, propane, Raystown apparel. Barry Decker David Homiak 717-939-9300 • fax 717-939-3159 1590 Whiteford Road 1720 Montour Blvd. E-mail: Etnoyersrv@aol.com 11 Gettysburg Battlefield Resort York, PA 17402 Danville, PA 17821 Open M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Road 1960 Emmitsburg Road 717-755-9669 • fax 717-755-9660 570-275-9620 • fax 570-275-9620 Runner trailers; 5th wheels; Viking pop-ups; Gettysburg, PA 17325 Open Summer M, T, Th, F 8 a.m.-7 E-mail: djhomiak@aol.com StarCraft expandable trailers; Extream light trailers; 800-789-2599 • fax 866-364-0880 p.m.; W 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Web: www.djrvcenter.com 5th wheels; RV service, parts & accessories. Best location to historic battlefield, featuring 24 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • more than 200 RV campsites, recreation lodge 717-367-1179 • 866-246-1809 11 Lickdale Road 26 Round Top Campground with cozy fireplace, Y-shaped Olympic pool, general E-mail: camp@hersheyconewago.com Jonestown, PA 17038 180 Knight Road store, café & creamery, fishing pond & stream, Web: www.hersheyconewago.com 717-865-6411 • fax 717-865-0631 Gettysburg, PA 17325 picnic areas, reenactment grounds, pet walks, Country setting located 6 miles south of E-mail: camp@lickdalecampground.com 717-334-9565 nature trail leading to Battlefield Monument. Hershey on Rt 743. Pool, pavilion, playground, Web: www.lickdalecampground.com mini-golf, laundry, country store and more. Only 20 minutes from Hershey, our 27 Salem RV Center 12 Gettysburg Campground Tenting, water, electric, sewer sites, cabins campground features large, level, shaded Kelly Dreese Robert & Patricia Adams and a 20 room motel. campsites & is located 1000 ft. off I-81 at Exit Route 522 & 387 Clifford Road 2030 Fairfield Road 90, providing quick convenient year-round Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Gettysburg, PA 17325 17 Hershey Highmeadow accommodations for RVers traveling north 800-720-3678 • 570-374-2300 717-334-3304 • fax 717-334-4421 Campground or south. All sites have E/W/S and cable TV, fax 570-374-4591 E-mail: camp@gettysburgcampground.com Mark Panassow concrete pad, picnic table & fire ring. E-mail: salemrv7@ptd.net Web: www.gettysburgcampground.com P.O. Box 866 Web: www.salemrvsales.com We are a full service family campground Hershey, PA 17033 22 Martin Camper Sales Family owned & operated since 1986/ in historic Gettysburg, Pa. Gettysburg 800-437-7439 • 717-534-8999 John Martin featuring Siera, Salem, Rockwood Lite, Campground is bordered by beautiful Marsh fax 717-534-8998 6785 Carlisle Pike Rockwood Roo & Rockwood popups, Salem Creek, with both shady or sunny RV sites, and E-mail: mzeiders@hersheypa.com Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 & Work N Play toy haulers & Continental a primitive tent area along the creek. Web: www.hersheycamping.com 717-766-5569 • fax 717-766-7408 Cargo Trls, mfg. by Forest River. RV sales/ Open Mon.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. all year. E-mail: martin.camper.sales@ service/parts/acc/L.P./hitches/winter storage/ 13 Granite Hill Camping Resort Extended hours in the summer season worldnet.att.net winterizing/onsite & on road svc/warranty & ins. Lacey Gawler, Cyndie Winkelmann – Memorial Day to Labor Day. Complete Open Summer: M, W, F 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; T, work. Financing for new/used & repair work. 3340 Fairfield Road camping facilities, cabins, LP gas, sewage, Th 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter: Gettysburg, PA 17325 disposal, ice, pool, game room, store, M-F 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunset 28 Susquehanna Valley RV 717-642-8749 • 800-642-TENT playgrounds. 2 miles from Hersheypark & Trail and Zinger Trailers; Eagle Truck Caps. sales & service fax 717-642-8025 other Hershey attractions. Service department, storage, camping Wayne Brouse E-mail: camp@granitehillcampingresort.com supplies, PA state inspection on all RVs. 2084 Route 522 Web: www.granitehillcampingresort.com 18 Hidden Valley Camping Resort Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Whether you come to relax, to delve into Herbert C. McAtee, George A. 23 Paradise Stream Family 570-374-2267 • fax 570-374-2281 Civil War history or to enjoy the great outdoors, Rohling Campground E-mail: wayne@susqrv.com you will discover an unforgettable vacation 162 Hidden Valley Lane Bob & Bev Klaus Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m. experience at Granite Hill Camping Resort and Mifflinburg, PA 17844 P.O. Box 124 Citation, Chateau, Wilderness, Carriage-Lite Adventure Golf. 150-acre Civil War era farm with 570-966-1330 • fax 570-966-4985 Off Rt 274 West - Paradise Stream Road & Carri-Lite by Carriage, Starcraft. Sales in full amenities, private tent sites, spacious pull- E-mail: hvcamp@dejazzd.com Loysville, PA 17047 parts and accessories, service all makes, all thru sites and rustic cabins. Join us for the Web: www.hiddenvalleycamping.com 717-789-2117 unforgettable Granite Hill experience! major appliances, reconstruction work, LP Open April 13-Oct. 14. Camping cabins, E-mail: paradise@pa.net gas, and insurance work. mini-golf, paddle boats, swimming pool, Web: www.campparadisestream.com 14 Grumbine’s RV Center*+ petting farm, free fishing, church services, Open April 10-Oct. 26, 2009. 150 Site Greg Bonter 29 ultimate RV general store, pony rides, planned activities. Campground. For Dealer & Business Inquiries only 7501 Allentown Blvd. Tony Nease Harrisburg, PA 17112 19 Keystone RV Center 24 Radabaughs Camping 10070 Allentown Blvd. 717-657-3747 • 800-272-4786 Aldine Martin Trailers, Inc. fax 717-657-0787 Grantville, PA 17028 15799 Young Road S. For Business & Dealer Inquiries only E-mail: gbonter@cwRVsales.com 866-966-4697 • 717-469-4331 Greencastle, PA 17225 Sue Radabaugh Web: www.grumbine.com Fax: 717-469-4332 717-597-0939 • 800-232-3279 2464 Valley Road Open M-Th 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 E-mail: tony@ultimaterv.net fax 717-597-0639 Marysville, PA 17053-9734 a.m.-4 p.m. Call for winter hours. Cougar, Cedar Web: www.ultimaterv.net E-mail: info@keystonervcenter.com 717-957-3667 • fax 717-957-3612 Consignment sales & full service center. Creek, Aerolite, Dutchmen, Freedom Spirit, Open April 1-Sept. 30: M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; E-mail: radabaughs@pa.net Fourwinds, Itasca, Riverside, Colorado, Kodiak, Sa 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oct. 1-March 31: M-F 8 a.m.-5 Web: www.radabaughsrvs.com 30 Western Village RV Park, Inc. Daybreak, Intruder, Astoria, Tuscany, sales, service, p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-4 p.m. National, Jayco, Flagstaff, Open 6 days a week. Closed Sundays Diane Schrader parts & accessories, PA state inspection. Overnight Fourwinds, Open Road, Nash, Artic Fox, Wildcat, and most holidays. Jayco Fold-Downs, Travel 200 Greenview Dr. parking available for service customers. Lexington, Roadtrek, Work-n-Play, CargoMate, Trailers, 5th Wheels. Preowned sales any Aluma, Country Coach, Foretravel, Nomad, Carlisle, PA 17015 brand, service inspection of most makes; 15 Harrisburg East Campground Desert Fox. 13 service bays, large parts & new/used parts & accessories. 717-243-1179 Milenna Hershey accessory store, RV rental, camping. E-mail: camp@westernvillagervpark.com 1134 Highspire Road 25 Reichart’s Camping Web: www.westernvillagervpark.com Harrisburg, PA 17111 20 Lerch RV Center, Inc. 717-939-4331 • fax 717-939-3160 Staci Lerch 31 yogi at Shangri-La/Legacy Dan Saltzgiver E-mail: hbgeastcamp@comcast.net 70 Commerce Dr. 2100 Baltimore Pike RV Resorts Web: www.hbgeastcampground.com Milroy, PA 17063 Hanover, PA 17331-9607 Bruce A. Bryant Open year round 9 a.m.-dusk. Camping for 717-667-1400 • 800-722-1236 717-637-2882 • 800-521-5631 670 Hidden Paradise Road 62 RV sites/12 tent sites; LP gas, small store, fax 717-667-1401 Milton, PA 17847 fax 717-637-2572 RV supplies, free Wi-Fi, laundry, playground, E-mail: staci@lerchrv.com 800-445-6660 • 570-524-4561 pool, vehicle & household storage; weekly & E-mail: dans@rv4u.com Web: www.lerchrv.com Web: www.rv4u.com fax 570-524-4522 monthly rates; easy access to PA 76, I-283 & Open M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. E-mail: info@slcreek.com I-81; 10 minutes from Harrisburg Capitol. Hours March 1-Sept. 30: M, T, Th, F 8 a.m.-8 Sprinter 5th wheels & trailers; Montana 5th p.m.; W 8 a.m.-5 p.m., All Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. Web: www.slcreek.com wheels & trailers; Open Range 5th wheels 1-Feb 28: M, F 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; T-Th 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 172 total RV sites, can accommodate RVs 16 Hershey Conewago & trailers, Outback 5th wheels & trailers, up to 45 ft., full hookups, 30 & 50 amp service, Rockwood pop-ups, hybrids & lites; Wildcat Campground Wildwood trailers; Springdale; Passport trailers. 5th; Bighorn 5th; North Trail Lites; TrailManor; free 50 channel cable TV, heated swimming Dave Stillwagon Coachmen SOA TT; Fairmont PM; 15 svc bays; pool, game room, new play structure, fishing 1590 Hershey Road 21 Lickdale Campground parts & acc store; metered & Propane Cyl xch; ponds, hiking & biking trails, daily planned Elizabethtown, PA 17022 Tammy & Kyle Boltz trailer state inspection. activities June-August, free Wi-Fi. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 25
    • campgrounds & Dealers Southwestern PA Slippery Rock BuTLER 3 Butler ARMSTRONG 5 BEAVER District 7 counties Aliquippa Indiana Allegheny 10 Leechburg Armstrong INDIANA BLAIR Beaver ALLEGHENy 12 Altoona Bedford Blair Pittsburgh CAMBRIA 4 11 Butler WESTMORELAND 1 Johnstown cambria 6 WASHINGTON Jeannette Fayette 8 Greene Washington Indiana SOMERSET BEDFORD somerset Washington 7 2 9 Bedford Westmoreland Uniontown Somerset Waynesburg PA FAyETTE GREENE * Certified Technicians on Staff All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions. + Master Certified Technicians on Staff 1 Ansley RV trailers, Clipper tents, Trail-Lite by R-Vision. Champion, PA 15622 800 Flaugherty Run Road John Deist 724-455-3300 • 518-615-0552 Coraopolis, PA 15108 P.O. Box 239, 1280 Route 764 4 Coopers RV Center Inc. E-mail: mindy.kirtley@ 412-264-8100 • fax 412-264-8102 Duncansville, PA 16635 Keith Conard morganmanagement.com E-mail: info@ungerrv.com 814-695-9817 • fax 814-695-9814 4000 Golden Mile Highway Web: www.mtpinesresort.com, Web:www.ungerrv.com E-mail: sales@ansleyrv.com Murrysville, PA 15668 www.morganrvresorts.com Open weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. except Web: www.ansleyrv.com 800-300-8058 Tues. 1-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Exit 8 off Open April-Sept.: M, Th 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; E-mail: coopersrvcenter@msn.com 8 Ranger Trailer and Coach Sales Route 60. Minutes from Pittsburgh Airport. T, W, F 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct.- Web: www.coopersrv.com 125 Theobold Ave. Used RV sales of all types, motorhome March: M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pace Greensburg, PA 15601 rentals, parts & accessory store. Complete RV Arrow, Bounder, Kountry Star, Dutch Star, 5 Hufnagel & Majors, Inc. Airstream & service only: 724-836-4444 service, inspection, warranty service, LP gas Winnebago, Laredo, Cedar Creek, Dutchmen, Tricia Majors All other inquires: 724-837-2753 & comfort station Breckenridge, Sunnybrook, Cherokee. 265 Perry Highway E-mail: Rangertrailer@msn.com Harmony, PA 16037 Web: www.rangertrailer.com 11 Valero Century Inc. 2 Brooks Camper Sales 724-452-7593 • 888-287-0976 Full line of Airstream trailers and touring CJ Valero Eric Brooks fax 724-452-5422 coaches. Full service and parts department. 2718 Route 66 P.O. Box 55 E-mail: info@hufnagel-majors.com Inspections, outdoor storage & towing Delmont, PA 15626 Connellsville, PA 15425 Web: www.hufnagel-majors.com available. Custom trailers, motorcycle trailers, 724-468-1010 • fax 724-468-8873 724-628-5625 • fax 724-628-6137 Open M, Th 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; T, W, F 9 a.m.- toy haulers, truck caps, and toolbox truck caps. E-mail: cjvalero@valerocentury.com E-mail: Blaine@brooksrv.com 5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Winter: M, Th 9 a.m.- Web: www.valerocentury.com Web: www.brooksrv.com 6 p.m.; T, W, F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 9 Scottyland RV Resort & Sales Sales, service, parts, repairs and Montana, Mountaineer, Classic Cruiser, Sundance. Gary Pirschl fabrication, all under one room. We are family 3 Clem’s Trailer Sales *+ 1618 Barron Church Road owned and do business the old-fashioned Randy Giancola 6 Martinsburg Auto Rockwood, PA 15557 way, from our family to yours. 1580 S R 65 South & RV Expo 814-926-4400 • 800-242-2267 Ellwood City, PA 16117 114 W. Penn St. fax 814-926-3491 12 Wise Trailer Sales 724-752-1541 • 800-747-1540 Martinsburg, PA 16662 Web: www.scottylandrvresort.com Justin Wise fax 724-758-2536 814-793-3444 • fax 814-793-7971 A 300-acre complex with more than 710 211 Jayco Dr. E-mail: rgiancola@clemstrailersales.com E-mail: info@martinsburgrv.com sites open to all makes of RVs; large bass Ebensburg, PA 15931 Web: www.clemstrailersales.com Web: www.martinsburgrv.com lake, full size pool, roller skating rink, game 814-472-5561 • fax 814-472-5565 Hours M, T, Th 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; W, F 8:30 room; electric, water, sanitary hookups, E-mail: saleswisetrailer.com a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sa 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Full RV service, 7 Mountain Pines washrooms, showers, LP gas, laundromat. Web: www.wisetrailer.com PA state inspection, LP gas, large parts & Campground Resort Full line of Jayco RVs. Parts store with accessories showroom; Coachmen; Sportscoach, Lance Wagner 10 unger Recreational Vehicles, Inc. great selection. Make a “Wise” decision. Outback, Allegro by Tiffin, Fleetwood folding 1662 Indian Creek Valley Road George Unger 26 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • campgrounds & Dealers Northwestern PA 7 Erie 6 ERIE Bradford WARREN 4 MCKEAN CRAWFORD POTTER 10 1 Meadville Kane District 9 counties cameron FOREST clarion clearfield VENANGO CAMERON ELK crawford 5 elk MERCER Ridgway Sharon 2 erie 3 Forest Hermitage 9 CLARION Jefferson Lawrence LAWRENCE JEFFERSON McKean 8 CLEARFIELD Mercer New Castle Punxsutawney Potter Venango Warren * Certified Technicians on Staff + Master Certified Technicians on Staff PA All locations are approximate. Call individual listings for directions. 1 Brookdale Family Campground 4 Fame RV Center E-mail: dmiley@porterie.org near I-79, exit 99. We offer a wide range of 25164 State Highway 27 Brenda Bailey Web: www.porterie.org recreation - fish the Slippery Rock Creek, Meadville, PA 16335 329 Mill St. Lampe Marina Campground is located on swim in our heated pool and stay connected E-mail: camp@brookdalecampground.com Saegertown, PA 16433 Lake Erie. We have 42 sites all with water and with free Wi-Fi. It is our mission to provide Web: www.brookdalecampground.com 814-763-5645 • 866-763-FAME electric. The campground has new shower your family with a memorable experience. fax 814-763-2177 and restroom facilities. Lampe Campground Camp with us and enjoy the outdoors! 2 Campers Paradise Web: www.famerv.com is located next to a public boat launch and Campground & Cabins Open M-F 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-12 p.m. it is close to all kinds of fun activities in 9 Starr’s Trailer Sales Andrea Steele Laredo, Big Horn, Big Country, VR1, Fairmont Erie, Pa. Greg Starr 37 Steele Dr. Park Trailers, Starcraft, Challenger, Hornet, 3673 Route 219 Sigel, PA 15860 Breckenridge Park Trailers, Pace American, 7 Ray Wakley’s RV Center Brockway, PA 15824 814-752-2393 A.R.E., service & inspection facility. Ray Wakley 814-265-0632 • fax 814-265-8097 E-mail: campersparadise@windstream.net 10261 W. Main Road E-mail: sales@starrstrailersales.com Web: www.campersparadise.net 5 Kalyumet Camping & Cabins North East, PA 16428 Web: www.starrstrailersales.com Family campground located between Cook Becky & Mark Wineman 814-725-9608 • 800-248-0079 Full service RV dealer. Dutchmen, Forest & Clear Creek State Parks. RV & tent 8630 Miola Road fax 814-725-2473 Outback, Nomad, Denali, Coleman Folding sites in a natural wooded setting. Primitive Lucinda, PA 16235 E-mail: saleswakleyrv@aol.com Trailers, Grand Junction, Ever-Lite travel & luxury cabins with private hot tubs. Also 814-744-9622 Web: www.wakleyrv.com trailers & fifth wheels. Summer Hours: M-F 9 featuring our “Wild West Territory” with tipi, E-mail: camp@kalyumet.com RV Sales, Service, Parts and Accessories. a.m.-6 p.m; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Winter Hours: M-F covered wagon & bunkhouse rentals. Heated Web: www.kalyumet.com Located just 10 Miles East of Erie on US Route 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m. pool & scheduled summer activities. Family campground located near Cook 20. Brands Sold are Prowler, Rockwood, Forest and the Clarion River. Full hook- Wildcat, Salem, Hitchiker, Nash, Artic Fox 10 The Foote Rest Campground 3 Dennis Trailers Inc.* up RV sites, tent sites & luxury log cabin. and Damon. Bev & Jim Tarbox, Bonnie Stake Darla Smith Large heated pool with spray mushroom, 3183 Route 219 989 Old Route 8 clean modern restrooms, planned weekend 8 Rose Point Park – Cabins & Kane, PA 16735 Harrisville, PA 16038 activities, fire truck & wagon rides, Saturday Camping 814-778-5336 • fax 814-778-5111 814-786-7959 • fax 814-786-7031 evening popcorn roast & more. Deb & Rick Yeager E-mail: forms@footerestcampground.com E-mail: dennistrailersinc@verizon.net 314 Rose Point Road Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 162-site campground. Web: www.dennistrailersinc.com 6 Lampe Marina Campground New Castle, PA 16101 Open M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Doug Miley 724-924-2415 Chariot Eagle; Kropf; Hy-Line; Full line parts 208 E. Bayfront Parkway, Suite 201 E-mail: info@rosepointpark.com dept; service; propane fill station; RVIA/ RVDA Erie, PA 16507 Web: www.rosepointpark.com Certified Technician on staff; new and used 814-454-5830 • 814-434-3078 Charming log cabins and full-service sales, and service. fax 814-455-8070 RV sites. Located just north of Pittsburgh 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 27
    • campgrounds & Dealers Out of State * Certified Technicians on Staff + Master Certified Technicians on Staff ©rvia.org Alpin Haus RV Dutch Star, Kountry Star, Mountain Aire, end alignments; large parts & accessories with 716-694-0188 • 800-628-4889 Bob Rose Ventana, Access, Adventurer, Aspect, Journey, hard to find parts; NY inspection. fax 716-694-4203 P.O. Box 859 Outlook, Sightseer, View, Voyage. E-mail: sales@coltonrv.com 1863 State Highway 5-S West Cedar Creek Landing Web: www.coltonrv.com Amsterdam, NY 12010 Boat-N-RV Warehouse Campground Colton RV Since 1962 providing the best 518-842-5900 • 800-541-8248 12634 Route 9 West 22444 Holly Branch Way in customer service, #1 Holiday Rambler & fax 518-954-2370 West Coxsackie, NY 12192 Lincoln, DE 19960 #1 Tiffin (Allegro) dealer in the Northeast. 20 E-mail: sales@alpinhaus.com 800-BOAT-N-RV 302-491-6614 • fax 302-491-6615 full service bays, on-site campground. Forest Web: www.alpinhaus.com fax 518-731-7808 E-mail: billmarconi@ River, Gulf Stream, Fleetwood, Roadtrek & Full line RV dealership- sales/service/ Web: www.boatnrv.com cedarcreeklandingcg.com more than 400 units in stock. parts/rentals/propane/dump station. Camping Web: www.cedarcreeklandingcg.com World Store; located off Exit 27 NY State Brooks Ramsey RV The only Good Sam certified campground Endless Summer RVs Highway; family owned & operated for over David Ramsey in Delaware. Offers spacious & scenic sites Thom Beckley 40 years. 11350 Pulaski Highway for RV camping. New bathhouse, clubhouse, 7633 Devilbiss Bridge Road White Marsh, MD 21162 playground, walking trails, 50 amp service, Frederick, MD 21701 Bar Harbor Campground 410-335-1502 • fax 410-335-3287 wireless internet & direct RV on every site. 301-898-9848 • fax 301-898-0630 409 State Highway 3 E-mail: david.ramsey@brooksramseyrv.com 277 sites available – daily, weekly, seasonal. E-mail: info@esrvs.com Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Web: www.brooksramseyrv.com Web: www.esrvs.com 207-288-5185 Coachmen, Allegro, Sandpiper, Wildwood, Cherry Hill Park Open M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Web: www.thebarharborcampground.com Sunseeker LE, Phaeton Rear Diesels, Surveyor, Norman Gurevich Dutchmen Class “C,” Dynaquest, Holiday Forester, Lexington. 9800 Cherry Hill Road Rambler, Hurricane, Starcraft, Windsport, Beckley’s Camping Center College Park, MD 20740-1210 Forest River, Travel Supreme, Trail Sport, Kelly T. Shanholtzer Campers’ Barn RV Super Store 301-937-7116 • 800-801-6449 Trail Cruiser, Crossroads, Mandalay, service, 11109 Angleberger Road 124 Route 28 fax 301-937-3110 inspection, rentals, storage, parts. Thurmont, MD 21788 Kingston, NY 12401 E-mail: dccamping@aol.com 301-898-3300 • fax 301-898-7093 845-338-8200 • 800-724-3711 Web: www.cherryhillpark.com Hilton Head Island Motorcoach E-mail: kelly.sales@beckleysrvs.com fax 845-338-8218 Open 8 a.m.-9 p.m., 7 days a week. 400- Resort (Outdoor Resorts) Web: www.beckleysrvs.com E-mail: camperbarn@aol.com site campground. Suzanne Bishop, Nancy Noggle Open M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Web: www.campersbarn.com 133 Arrow Road Fleetwood Folding, Wilderness, Wilderness Open Sept. 15-March: 15 M-F 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa Colton RV Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Scout, Wilderness Yukon, Nitrous, Pegasus, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; March 15-Sept. 15: Elizabeth Jae 843-785-7699 • 800-722-2365 Cougar, Hobbi, Montana Mountaineer, Raptor, M-F 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-5 3122 Niagara Falls Blvd. fax 843-785-7643 Springdale, VR1, Zeppelin All Star, Bay Star, p.m. Full service, body work & estimates; front North Tonawanda, NY 14120 E-mail: outdoorresort@hargray.com 28 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • campgrounds & Dealers Out of State Web: www.hiltonheadmotorcoachresort.com Morgan Mgt / Morgan RV Resort fax 304-274-9155 678-231-9561 • 800-943-9363 Premier Motorcoach only resort on South Eden Whitaker E-mail: scott@oerv.com Fax 865-428-6742 end of Hilton Head Island. 401 sites all with 509 Queensbury Ave. Web: www.oerv.com E-mail: johnmangum@bellsouth.net full hookups. One mile to Atlantic Ocean. Big Queensbury, NY 12804 Truck Camper & Travel Trailer experts. Web: www.thedellrvresort.com Rigs welcome. 518-615-0552 The Dell is a Class A Motorcoach resort E-mail: eden.whittacker@ Parkview RV Center in the Smoky Mountains. Sites are available Jim’s RV Center morganmanagement.com Rick Horsey for rent and for sale. Each full-service, 50’ Brent Alexander 5511 DuPont Parkway x 80’ site offers individually metered 50- 67 Sacketts Creek Road Morris Meadows Recreation Farm Smyrna, DE 19977 amp electric, water and sewer, satellite TV, Nichols, NY 18840 Lois Reithlingshoefer 302-653-6619 • fax 302-653-6631 telephone and high-speed internet, gated 607-699-3807 • 800-634-2357 1523 Freeland Road E-mail: parkviewrv@aol.com security and daily garbage pickup. fax 607-699-3846 Freeland, MD 21053 Web: www.parkviewrv.com E-mail: sales@jimsrv.com 410-329-6636 • fax 410-357-4089 Open M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wekiva Falls Resort & Web: www.jimsmarine.com E-mail: mmrf@comcast.net Airstream, Holiday Rambler, Prowler, Mallard, RV Park LLC Open M-F 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Web: www.morrismeadows.us Coleman, Winnebago, Trail-Lite, Dutchmen, 30700 Wekiva River Road Bounder, Bounder Diesel, Discovery, Fiesta, Open year round; Summer: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sales and Service. Sorrento, FL 32776 Flair, Pace Arrow, Carri-go, Jayco, Open Winter: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 300-site campground can Rhodes Enterprises Inc 407-830-9828 Road, Citation. 18 bay service, insurance accommodate any size RV; large pull-thrus; William Bevington E-mail: ottheidi@yahoo.com repair, Parts & accessories Store. All major 50-30 AMP KW, Wi-Fi hot spots; driving range. 2500 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. Web: www.wekivafallsresort.com appliances repairs. Mission, TX 78572 Niagara’s Lazy Lakes Camping 956-522-3751 Wilkins Recreational Vehicles, Inc. Kampgrounds of America Resort Web: www.bentsenpalm.com Brian Wilkins Dawn Ramlow Jackie Swift 7520 State Route 415 P.O. Box 30558 4312 Church Road Spallco Vehicle Sales Bath, NY 14810 Billings, MT 59114-0558 Lockport, NY 14094 Joseph Spall 607-776-3103 • 800-724-2105 406-248-7444 • fax 406-248-7414 800-323-2555 • fax 716-434-2479 915 S. Chapel St. fax 607-776-5315 E-mail: dramlow@koa.net Web: www.lazylakes.com Newark, DE 19713 E-mail: bwilkins@wilkinsrv.com Web: www.koa.com 302-368-5950 Web: www.wilkinsrv.com Outdoor Express RV Open Summer: M-Th 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; F 8 a.m.- Lakewood Camping Resorts Inc Scott Subasic The Dell 6 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter: M-F 8 a.m.-6 Donnie Perry P.O. Box 100 John Mangum p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Keystone, 5901 S. Kings Highway Falling Waters, WV 25419 475 Apple Valley Road Heartland, Forest River, Pleasure Way, Newmar, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 304-274-9114 • 800-700-4787 Sevierville, TN 37862 Gulf Stream. Parts, accessories, 20 bays. 843-238-5161 • 877-525-3966 Lazydays *+ 6130 Lazy Days Blvd. Seffner, FL 33584 800-626-7800 • fax 813-246-4408 E-mail: sales@lazydays.com Web: www.lazydays.com Legacy RV Resorts Bruce Bryant 213 N. Friendswood Dr. Friendswood, TX 77546 Magnolia Acres RV Resort Mary Ann Rossi P.O. Box 1024 Campton, NH 03223 Web: www.magnoliarvparks.com Meyers Campers, Inc. Joe Tantalo 1000 Sanford Road N. Churchville, NY 14428 585-293-3000 • fax 585-293-8042 Open M, T, Th 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; W, F, Sa 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Winnebago, Itasca, Damon, Montana, Aerolite, Cabana, Trail Lite, Monaco, Timberland, Coachmen, Dutchmen, Mallard, Coleman, Fleetwood, R-Vision, ©rvia.org Keystone, Sales, Service, Inspection. 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 29
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Distribution of camping Busch Enterprises 712-725-2311 • 800-543-3626 Jerry Rademan & attractions brochures to dealers & general Ted Busch fax 800-845-6420 3811 University Blvd. W., Unit 21 public at shows. 908 Cochran St. E-mail: sales@demco-products.com Jacksonville, FL 33217 Statesville, NC 28677 Web: www.demco-products.com 904-730-6726 • fax 904-730-6721 Verizon Wireless 704-878-2067 Open M-F 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tow bars; tow E-mail: jerry@hydropuretechnologies.com Bonnie Pugliese Polishes and buffing products. dollies; base plates; tow bar deflectors. Web: www.metaltrap.com 38 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • PRVcA Resources JR Products hitches. PullRite weight equalizing hitches, Teton Homes Europe Ltd Workhorse Custom Chassis, LLC For Business & Dealer Inquiries only Superglide 6’ Box 5th wheel. For Dealer & Business Inquiries only Bill Walmsley Chris Carpenter Jeff Hoffman 922 S. SR 32, Union City, IN 42390 9680 County Road Silver-Top Manufacturing Co, Inc. 863-697-9974 765-964-4000 • fax 765-964-3572 Clarence Center, NY 14032 John Hannan E-mail: jhoffman.teton@yahoo.com E-mail: bwalmsley@workhorse.com 800-269-7622 • fax 716-633-7576 P.O. Box 225, 11120 Pulaski Highway Web: www.tetonrvllc.com Web: www.workhorse.com E-mail: ccarpenter@robacompany.com White Marsh, MD 21162-0225 Produce chassis that make motor home Web: www.jrprvinc.com 800-638-6960 • 410-335-5500 Titan Fuel Tanks experiences the best they can be. Assemble Open M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Interior/exterior fax 410-335-6646 Bret Olsen motor chassis including W16/18; W20/22; hardware, curtain hardware, plumbing E-mail: info@silver-top.com P.O. Box 2225 W24; R services; C Class. accessories, hatches, towing accessories. Web: www.silver-top.com Idaho Falls, ID 83403 Open M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. RV Two-way 800-728-4982 • 208-522-1325 zH Brothers International Inc. Kings Supply Company portable insulated awnings, Chesapeake, E-mail: bret@xxtank.com For Dealer & Business Inquiries only 9 Main St., Suite 1F portable screen rooms, permanent awnings & Web: www.titanfueltanks.com Aston Zhu, Eric Le P.O. Box 302 three season room enclosures. Titan features a full line of extra high 1112-2B Hidden Lakes Dr. Manchaug, MA 01526 capacity replacement tanks for General Mishawaka, IN 46544 888-852-5340 • fax 877-455-4647 Spartan Chassis, Inc. Motors, Ford & Dodge light diesel trucks. 313-718-6821 • 574-255-1964 E-mail: email@KingsSupply.com Gordie Taylor They work with factory fuel gauges, no fax 574-255-1964 Web: www.KingsSupply.com 1000 Reynolds Road drilling to install, factory fasteners, 5 year E-mail: astonzhbrothers@gmail.com Discount supplier of plumbing & Charlotte, MI 48813 limited warranty, adds value to your truck Web: www.zhbrothers.com maintenance supplies such as backflow 517-543-6400, ext. 205 • fax 517-543-7728 & is made in the USA. You won’t think twice preventers, hose bibbs, propane valves, E-mail: gltaylor@spartanchassis.com about being 400 miles from the nearest emergency & outdoor lighting, coin-up timers, Web: www.spartanchassis.com fuel station. trAnsPort 2-way radios, PVC maintenance, general grounds Spartan Chassis, Inc. is a world leader in maintenance, pet control products & more for the engineering, design, and manufacturing Titan International Inc quality Dr. Away, Inc. the commercial & recreation industry! of heavy-duty custom chassis & emergency Randy McMann Devon Bechtel vehicles. Today, we build custom chassis 2345 E. Market St. 64825 County Road 31, Goshen, IN 46528 Kuntz Electroplating that serve as the foundation for a variety Des Moines, IA 50317 574-642-4150 • fax 574-642-4842 Murray Abs of heavy duty specialty vehicles, including 800-832-8781 E-mail: devon@qualitydriveaway.com 851 Wilson Ave. premium motorhomes. Web: www.titan-intl.com Web: www.qualitydriveaway.com Kitchener, ON N2C 1J1 519-893-7680 E-mail: murray.abs@kuntz.com Web: www.kuntz.com Mor/Ryde International Jack Enfield 1966 Moyer Ave. Elkhart, IN 46516 574-293-1581 E-mail: sales@morryde.com Web: www.morryde.com Suspension systems, pin boxes, TV mounts, sliding trays and running gear upgrades. Protonex Margaret Dorsheimer 153 Northboro Road Southborough, MA 01772 508-490-9960 • fax 508-490-8575 E-mail: margaret.dorsheimer@protonex.com Web: www.protonex.com Fuel cell hybrid power system. Pulliam Enterprises, Inc. / Pullrite Randy Pulliam 13790 E. Jefferson Blvd. Mishawaka, IN 46545 800-443-2307 • 574-259-1520 fax 574-258-0289 E-mail: info@pullrite.com Web: www.pullrite.com Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. PullRite trailer towing systems, Super 5 Four Way 5th wheel 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 39
    • PRVcA Leadership executive board PrvcA board of Directors PrvcA committees and task forces CHAIRMAN Bill D’Andrea, Southeastern District Director Budget and Finance Committee Membership-Education Committee Brad Rhone Family Camping Outlet ed Flick, Chair Brad Bryant, Chair Rhone’s Travel Trailers 610-327-4167 (same members as Executive Board) Mark Brockman 570-494-1364 ernie Kieffer Paul Wieand, Campground/Resorts Director By-Laws Committee ed Lerch VICE CHAIRMAN W.T. Family Camping, Inc. John Martin, Chair Vicki Loesch Ron Gilbert 570-646-9255 Larry etnoyer Joe Poltrack Drummer Boy Inc. Gary Farnsworth John Roba 717-334-2499 John Martin, Central District Director Greg starr Dan saltzgiver Martin Camper Sales Lester stoltzfus tom schaeffer sr. SECRETARY 717-766-5569 Greg starr Brad Bryant Campground Committee Joy Unger Bryant’s RV Showcase Inc. Matt McMahon, Manufacturer Director Ron Gilbert, Chair Paul Wieand 570-639-3100 Dutchmen Manufacturing Robert Adams 610-678-2671 Janet Keen Nominating Committee TREASURER Mark Panassow Brad Rhone, Chair ed Flick Pat Mcclure, Insurance Director Karl schmidt (same members as Executive Board) 717-291-2356 Shoemaker & Besser Insurance Group Paul Wieand 717-284-5081 Mark Wineman PA Recreation Vehicle and Camping SENIOR MANUFACTURER DIRECTOR Jason Vaughn Education Foundation Trustees John Zimmerman John Roba, Supplier Director Bill D’Andrea III, Chair 717-534-5664 JR Products Insurance-Finance Committee Don Bray, Advisor 716-633-7565 tim Umstead, Chair Mark Alexander PAST CHAIRMAN Mike Bradley Bob cox Pat Mcclure Brad Bryant, Northeastern District Director ed Flick steve Dotson Shoemaker & Besser Insurance Group Bryant’s RV Showcase steve Fretz Ryan Horsey 717-284-5081 570-639-3100 Pat Mcclure terry Kline terry Ritter SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN Greg starr, Northwestern District Director Legislative Committee John Roba Dan saltzgiver Starr’s Trailer Sales, Inc. John Zimmerman, Chair Paul Wieand Reichart’s Camping Center, Inc. 814-265-0632 Barbara Darkes 717-637-2882 (Advisor), McNees, Wallace & Nurick Political Action Committee Joy Unger, Southwestern District Director Andrew Goodman John Zimmerman, Chair (Advisor), Milliron Associates Unger Recreational Vehicles ed Flick, Secretary/Treasurer christopher carpenter 412-264-8100 Brad Rhone Ron Gilbert Wayne Degan Mike Keller tim Umstead, Finance Director ed Lerch TruMark Dealer Services John Martin Show Committee 610-574-4036 Dan saltzgiver, Chair Matt McMahon Mike Faircloth Glenn Mellott Lester “Les” Umberger, Honorary Director Gary Farnsworth nick Palm 717-838-9137 Jeff Kline Dan saltzgiver Matt McMahon tom schaeffer ernie Yoder, Park Trailer Manufacturer Director Lori Morrow tim Umstead Woodland Park, Inc. John Roba ernie Yoder 574-825-2104 Hadden smith John soard Long-Range Planning Committee Frank subasic Paul Wieand, Chair tim Umstead Brad Bryant Paul Wieand Pat Mcclure John Zimmerman John Roba Dan saltzgiver earl stoltzfus Trip Task Force John Zimmerman, Chair (same members as Executive Board) 40 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • What is PRVcA? oUR MIssIon: legislAtive & legAl Public relAtions To enhance the recreation vehicle and Your legislative guardian and tracking service • Government State and national market expansion program • National camping industry through education liaison — Department of Revenue, Transportation, Licensing RV and camping public relations and industry development Board and Department of Environmental Protection • campaigns • Annual May “Open House” RV and camping TV and promotion by being a resource Retains outside legal counsel through one of Pennsylvania’s campaign • Advertising display in PA Pursuits Magazine • and partner to all segments of the finest law firms • Provides manufacturer and dealer Year-round billboards recreation vehicle and camping industry. licensing kits as well as fumigation kits PrvcA eDucAtion founDAtion oUR VIsIon: PublicAtions & coMMunicAtions Statewide technician apprenticeship program • Technician Monthly membership newsletter • Free listing for members and campground management scholarships • Educational To be the information leader for in annual Membership Directory/Consumer Guide, Explore opportunities • Nationwide RV Technician Distance the recreation vehicle and camping Pennsylvania, which is distributed at more than 40 RV Learning Program — train online industry, to link education, legislative, shows along the East Coast, PA welcome centers, outdoor compliance and other aspects for the and sporting goods stores and RV Hall of Fame and many show ProDuction & MAnAgeMent more • Timely legislative and informational bulletins • good of the consumer and the industry. Annual Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show — America’s Campground Planning Kit • Legislative Directory • Web site Largest RV Show — held each September in Hershey, Pa. at www.prvca.org • Free listing for all members on PRVCA What makes PRVcA so special? Web site • Fact sheets • Buyers guides and more! The combination of the many eDucAtion programs and services we offer Special education programs for members and employees to our members, including: on important issues and aspects of the industry. PRVCA Membership Application Please note: Contributions to PRVCA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions on your federal income tax, but they may be deductible under other provisions of the tax code. Annual Dues — Please Check One Authorized Contact _______________________________________________________________________________________________ o dealer $250 check one: o Rolling stock o Aftermarket (svc., Parts & Acc. only) Company Name ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ o Rental only Address ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ o Campground/Resort o 1 to 50 sites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $150.00 City ________________________________________________ State ______________________________ Zip ______________________ o 51 to 100 sites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200.00 County of Residence (PA Only) ___________________ House & Senate district_____________________________________ o 101+ sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250.00 (If you are unsure of your district, refer to the PA Legislative Directory.) o Convoy/Transport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200.00 Telephone ___________________________________________________ Fax__________________________________________________ o Supplier/distributor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300.00 o Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $375.00 web Address ________________________________________________ E-mail ______________________________________________ o Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250.00 would you like a web site link on PRVCA’s webpage? o Yes o No o insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250.00 To include a photo/logo with your listing, e-mail a 100 pixel (width) x 60 pixel (height) image to o Service Provider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200.00 heather@prvca.org. Save as a .gif file. check one: o Press o Association o other ______________________ Membership Information: o division/Sub-lot of Current PRVCA Member (per additional location) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00 Vehicle dealers Number VD _____________________________________________________________________________ Vehicle Manufacturer Number VM ______________________________________________________________________ Payment Information Campground Season __________________________________________ to _________________________________________ Method of Payment: o check (payable to PRVcA) Number of Sites ___________________________________________________________________________________________ o credit card o Mc o Visa o Discover Card# ___________________________________________________________ Employees: Full Time ___________________________________ Seasonal ________________________________________ Exp date ________________________ Signature Panel Code# __________ i would be interested in volunteering for a committee: o Yes o No o Maybe Card Holder______________________________________________________ Signature________________________________________________________ Membership recommended by: ___________________________________________________________________________ Fax to PRVCA: 717-303-0297 or Mail to PRVCA: 4000 Trindle Road • Camp Hill, PA 17011 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 41
    • FOCUS on experience the best of the mountains, lakes, cities and scenery as you explore Western PA, which consists of the Laurel Highlands/southern Alleghenies, Allegheny National Forest, Lake erie and Pittsburgh Western PA regions. Get swept away by the breathtaking scenery of the Pennsylvania Grand canyon and the 2,053-foot Kinzua 1 2 Bridge. In Pittsburgh, you’ll want to take in the culture at the city’s theaters, museums and restaurants, and of course, 3 some steelers football. The first 4 lighthouse built on the Great Lakes will guide you to the shores of Lake erie while the 1 LAke erie regiON caverns of the Laurel Highlands 2 ALLegHeNY NAtiONAL FOreSt regiON will take you deep into a 3 PittSbUrgH regiON spelunker’s delight. To see it all at your own pace, traverse 4 LAUreL HigHLANdS/ scenic Route 6, which stretches SOUtHerN ALLegHeNieS across the Northern Tier. LAke erie regiON Presque Isle state Park, erie operating exhibits. Info: 814-827-2797, ALLegHeNY AttrACtiONS Popular area for recreation along Lake Erie. www.drakewell.org NAtiONAL FOreSt Info: 814-833-7424 regiON conneaut Lake Park, conneaut Lake erie Maritime Museum, erie AttrACtiONS Pennsylvania’s second-largest natural glacier splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Niagara’s history and the region’s rich lake; golf, fishing and festivals. Info: 814-382- Resort, erie maritime heritage. Info: 814-452-2744, Animaland Zoological Park, 5115, www.conneautlakepark.com Pennsylvania’s only indoor water park; slides www.eriemaritimemuseum.org Wellsboro and kiddie pools. Info: 866-3SPLASH, Walk-through zoological-botanical park. Info: Daffin’s candies, sharon www.splashlagoon.com Venango Museum of Art, science 570-724-4546, www.animalandzoo.com World’s largest candy store and home of and Industry, oil city the Chocolate Kingdom, a fantasyland of Waldameer Park & Water World, erie Preservation of the region’s oil industry. Info: the Double Diamond Deer Ranch, chocolate characters. Info: 724-342-2892, Family amusement park with 75 rides, slides 814-677-2007, www.venangomuseum.org clarington www.daffins.com and attractions. Info: 814-838-3591, Whitetail deer in their natural habitat. Info: 814- www.waldameer.com FeStiVALS & eVeNtS 752-6334, www.doublediamonddeerranch.com erie national Wildlife Refuge, Guys Mills MUSeUMS edinboro Highland Games and Grand canyon of Pennsylvania, More than 200 species of birds; birdwatching, scottish Festival, edinboro Wellsboro fishing, hunting, hiking or biking. Info: 814- Battles Museum of Rural Life, Girard Three-day festival that celebrates Scottish Canyon that stretches 50 miles and 789-3585, www.fws.gov/northeast/erie 19th century farmhouse, family residence and heritage (May). Info: 800-524-ERIE reaches depths of 1,000 feet; hiking, bank. Info: 814-454-1813 biking and rafting. Info: 888-TIOGA28, erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens, erie county Fair, Wattsburg www.visittiogapa.com/canyon.html erie Discovery square, erie Food, contests, truck drags, tractor pulls, har- Zoo with 400 animals from around the world. Home of the Erie Art Museum, Erie History ness racing and music (Aug. 30-Sept. 4). Info: Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Info: 814-864-4091, www.eriezoo.org Center and expERIEnce Children’s Museum. 814-739-2232, www.wattsburgeriecountyfair.org Reservoir, Warren Info: 814-459-5477, www.erieartmuseum.org Boating, swimming and hiking at a 25-mile oil city Antique Warehouse Mall, oil Heritage Week, oil city lake surrounded by 100 miles of forested oil city Drake Well Museum and Park, Celebration of the area’s industrial heritage; shoreline. Enjoy. Info: 814-726-0661 More than 50 vendors with a large inventory. titusville parades, live entertainment, food and recre- Info: 814-678-2200, www.oilcitymall.com Birth of the oil industry; indoor and outdoor ational activities. Info: 814-676-8521 42 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • Knox & Kane Railroad, Marienville Volant Village shops, Volant Bushy Run Battlefield, old Bedford Village, Bedford Runs through Allegheny National Forest and Quaint shops in the Amish countryside. Info: Harrison city Pioneer life, festivals and theater. Info: 800- to Kinzua Bridge. Info: 814-927-6621 724-533-5054, www.volantshops.com Site of decisive British victory over the Native 238-4347, www.oldbedfordvillage.com Americans during Pontiac’s War in 1763. Info: MUSeUMS MUSeUMS 724-527-5584, ext. 102, MUSeUMS www.bushyrunbattlefield.com eldred World War II Museum, eldred children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Jimmy stewart Museum, Indiana Exhibits that capture the history of WWII. Info: Pittsburgh Fallingwater, Mill Run A bit of Hollywood magic. Info: 800-83-JIMMY, 814-225-2220, www.eldredwwiimuseum.org Three floors of hands-on fun. Info: 412-322- Frank Lloyd Wright’s organic architectural www.jimmy.org 5058, www.pittsburghkids.org masterpiece. Info: 724-329-8501, Penn-Brad oil Museum, Bradford www.fallingwater.org Johnstown Flood Museum, One of the few remaining wooden oil derricks. Four Windows on the World, Johnstown Info: (summer) 814-362-1955, (winter) 814-363-9677 Pittsburgh Flight 93 national Memorial, Exhibits recreating the shocking story of Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of shanksville America’s famous disaster and the town’s tri- Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Natural History, Carnegie Science Center and Memorial for the passengers and crew of umphant recovery. Info: 814-539-1889, ext. 309 Galeton The Andy Warhol Museum. Info: 412-622-3131 Sept. 11’s Flight 93. Info: 814-443-4557, Preservation of the state’s prosperous lumber www.flight93memorialproject.org Rockhill trolley Museum, Rockhill era. Info: 814-435-2652, www.lumbermuseum.org the LeMoyne House, Furnace Washington Lake Raystown Resort and Pennsylvania’s oldest operating trolley simpler times Museum, tidioute Pennsylvania’s first national historic Lodge, entriken museum; historic trolley rides. Info: 814-447- Local-interest museum; gas pumps, engines landmark of the Underground Railroad. Info: Full-service marina, boat rentals, water park, 9576, www.rockhilltrolley.org and tractors. Info: 814-484-3483 724-225-6740, www.wchspa.org/html/house.htm camping and cabins. Info: 814-658-3500, www.raystownresort.com William e. swigart Jr. Automobile FeStiVALS & eVeNtS Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Museum, Huntingdon Life, Avella Lakemont Park and the Island Antique automobiles, accessories and memorabilia. Autumn Leaf Festival, clarion Living-history village with 19th century log Waterpark, Altoona Info: 814-643-0885, www.swigartmuseum.com county homes and shops. Info: 724-587-3412 Rides and thrills for the entire family. Info: Celebration of fall foliage (Oct. 30-Dec. 4). 814-949-7275, www.lakemontparkfun.com FeStiVALS & eVeNtS Info: 814-226-9161 the Pennsylvania trolley Museum, Washington Laurel Highlands River tours, Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival, Groundhog Day celebration, Three-mile round-trip antique trolley ride and ohiopyle Bedford Punxsutawney tour of the car barn. Info: 724-228-9256, Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, paintball Crafts, exhibits, food and entertain- Celebration of Punxsutawney Phil and his www.pa-trolley.org and rock climbing. Info: 800-4RAFTIN, ment (Oct.). Info: 800-765-3331, shadow; activities, food and live entertainment www.laurelhighlands.com www.bedfordfallfestival.com (Feb. 2). Info: 800-752-PHIL, www.groundhog.org senator John Heinz Regional History center, Pittsburgh Lincoln caverns and Whisper MayFest, Huntingdon PittSbUrgH Five floors showcasing 250 years of Western Rocks, Huntingdon Living-history and period-correct dancing, music regiON PA history. Info: 412-454-6000, Twisting passageways that reveal splendid re-enactors and demonstrators (April 24). Info: AttrACtiONS www.heinzhistorycenter.org rooms glittering with white crystals and 814-643-1110, www.mayfestofhuntingdon.com massive flowstones. Info: 814-643-0268, Byham theater, Pittsburgh FeStiVALS & eVeNtS www.lincolncaverns.com national Road Festival, Pittsburgh’s only surviving Vaudeville theater. southwest Pennsylvania Info: 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org/venues/ the Pennsylvania Bavarian Living treasures Animal Park, The “world’s longest festival;” celebrations byham.aspx oktoberfest, canonsburg Jones Mills continue along 300 miles of the Historic German performers, crafts, food, rides and More than 500 friendly animals to pet, feed and National Road (3rd weekend in May). Info: Living treasures Animal Park, games (Sept.). Info: 724-745-1812 enjoy. Info: 724-593-8300, www.ltanimalpark.com 724-437-9877, www.nationalroadpa.org new castle More than 500 friendly animals to pet, feed and Pittsburgh three Rivers Regatta, enjoy. Info: 724-924-9571, www.ltanimalpark.com Pittsburgh Fun-filled festival with boating events and nationality Rooms, Pittsburgh live entertainment (July 2-4). Info: 412-875-4841, Rooms depicting the heritages of Pittsburgh’s www.threeriversregatta.net ethnic communities. Info: 412-624-6000 LAUreL Phipps conservatory and HigHLANdS/ Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh SOUtHerN Victorian glasshouse and gardens featuring ALLegHeNieS tropical plants and flowers. Info: 412-441-4442, AttrACtiONS phipps.conservatory.org Allegheny Mountains ©visitpittsburgh.com Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Attractions, Altoona Pittsburgh Museums, rail-to-trails, theater and fort Exotic animals in naturalistic exhibits. Info: reenactments. Info: 800-842-5866, 800-474-4966, www.pittsburghzoo.com www.alleghenymountains.com 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 43
    • FOCUS on Relax and enjoy the simple life that surrounds you in the land of the Pennsylvania Dutch. The famous town of Hershey hosts a myriad of attractions, from roller coasters to chocolate, while history can be experienced at a Central PA civil War battle reenactment in Gettysburg. The Valleys of the susquehanna bring you to large festivals, the best of land and stream and the heart of all the action! state college thrives with 1 Penn state football games as the roar of “We are Penn state” echoes in Happy Valley on saturday afternoons. Visitors will 2 get lost in the beauty of golden fields and crisp, autumn foliage as 1 VALLeYS OF tHe SUSqUeHANNA fall settles in over the mountains 2 HerSHeY/gettYSbUrg/ and valleys. Fresh winter snow dUtCH COUNtrY regiON covers ski slopes and offers tranquil sleigh rides over the rivers and through the woods until spring breathes life and color back ©Amy Spangler into the area’s celebrated gardens. VALLeYS OF tHe Penn’s cave, centre Hall Pennsylvania Military Museum, Memorial Airport; educational forums, food SUSqUeHANNA America’s only all-water cavern and wildlife Boalsburg and exhibitors (June 16-19). Info: 570-748- AttrACtiONS park. Info: 814-364-1664, www.pennscave.com Features the military history of Pennsylvania 8283, www.sentimentaljourneyfly-in.com from 1747 to present. Info: 814-466-6263, Bryce Jordan center, Rohrbach’s Farm Market, catawissa www.pamilmuseum.org HerSHeY/ University Park Festivals, gifts, fresh produce and more! Info: gettYSbUrg/ Concerts, events and Penn State basketball 570-356-7654, www.rohrbachsfarm.net Piper Aviation Museum, Lock Haven dUtCH COUNtrY at this 16,000-seat field house. Info: 814-863- Rare collection of 20th century Piper Aviation regiON 5500, www.bjc.psu.edu the Berkey creamery, artifacts. Info: 570-748-8283, AttrACtiONS University Park www.pipermuseum.com clyde Peeling’s Reptiland, A Penn State ice cream tradition since 1896. Adventure sports in Hershey, Allenwood Info: 814-865-7535, www.creamery.psu.edu FeStiVALS & eVeNtS Hershey A reptile and amphibian hotspot. Info: Go-karts, mini golf, batting cages, driving 570-538-1869, www.reptiland.com MUSeUMS Bloomsburg Fair, Bloomsburg range and bumper boats. Info: 717-533-7479, A festival of fun awaits (Sept. 25-Oct. 2). Info: www.adventurehershey.com covered Bridges, central PA children’s Discovery Workshop, 570-784-4949, www.bloomsburgfair.org Some of the nation’s oldest bridges. Williamsport Amish Farm & House, Lancaster Info: www.pacoveredbridges.com Hands-on children’s museum located inside central Pennsylvania Festival of Guided tours presenting the history and the Williamsport YMCA. Info: 570-322-KIDS, the Arts, state college culture of the Amish. Info: 717-394-6185, www. Hiawatha Paddlewheeler www.williamsportymca.org/index.php/CDW.html One of the state’s largest events (July 8-11). amishfarmandhouse.com Riverboat, Williamsport Info: 814-237-3682, www.arts-festival.com Scenic cruises on the Susquehanna River. Little League Museum, south Appalachian trail, cumberland Info: 800-248-9287, www.ridehiawatha.com Williamsport Flaming Foliage Festival, Renovo and Perry counties History and interactive exhibits based around Celebration of the changing leaves with fun, A famous trail for hiking and expe- Knoebels Amusement Little League. Info: 570-326-3607 food and festivities (Oct.). Info: 570-923-2411 riencing nature. Info: 800-995-0969, Resort, elysburg www.appalachiantrail.org Free park admission; rides, games, food Mifflinburg Buggy Museum, Mifflinburg sentimental Journey to cub and fun. Info: 800-ITS-4FUN, Authentic 19th century buggy factory tours. Haven Fly-In, Lock Haven: carlisle events, carlisle www.knoebels.com Info: 570-966-1355, www.buggymuseum.org Aircrafts fill the field at William T. Piper Carlisle Car Shows; 10 collector car, truck and 44 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • motorcycle events each year. Info: 717-243- ski Roundtop, Lewisberry the People’s Place, Intercourse Kutztown Pennsylvania German 7855, www.carsatcarlisle.com Skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing on 16 An educational and heritage center about Festival, Kutztown trails. Info: 717-432-9631, www.skiroundtop.com the Amish and the Mennonites. Info: 800-828- Celebration of the traditional Dutch central Market House, York 8218, www.thepeoplesplace.com (June-July). Info: 888-674-6136, Fresh and local foods. Info: 717-848-2243 strasburg Railroad, strasburg www.kutztownfestival.com A restored steam engine that rides through the state Museum of cherry crest Farm, Ronks Lancaster County. Info: 717-687-7522, Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Mount Gretna outdoor Art Amazing Maize Maze 5-acre corn maize, the www.strasburgrailroad.com Historical and educational exhibits, including a show, Mount Gretna world’s largest interactive game. Info: 717- planetarium and a giant statue of William Penn. Outdoor artists, food and entertainment 687-6843, www.cherrycrestfarm.com York Factory tours, York county Info: 800-TOURNPA, www.statemuseumpa.org (3rd weekend in Aug.). Info: 717-964-3270, American craftsmanship at its finest in the www.mtgretnaarts.com cornwall Iron Furnace, cornwall Factory Tour Capital of the World. Info: U.s. Army War college, carlisle America’s early industrial heritage comes 888-858-YORK, www.factorytours.org A tribute to the Army’s past and future. Info: Pennsylvania Farm show, alive at this preserved ironmaking complex. 717-245-3131, www.carlisle.army.mil Harrisburg Info: 717-272-9711, www.cornwallironfurnace.org MUSeUMS Everything farming: food, competitions, Whitaker center for science and livestock, equipment, rodeos and more Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster Antique Auto Museum, Hershey the Arts, Harrisburg (Jan. 9-16). Info: 717-787-5373, Amusement park for the whole family. Info: Elaborate displays present the history of IMAX® theater, interactive exhibits, family www.farmshow.state.pa.us 866-386-2839, www.dutchwonderland.com our treasured automobile. Info: 717-566-7100, science museum and more. Info: 717-214-ARTS, www.aacamuseum.org www.whitakercenter.org Pennsylvania Renaissance Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, Faire, Manheim Harrisburg explore & More, Gettysburg FeStiVALS & eVeNtS Festival of bygone days and knights, as well Guided tours and educational seminars. Info: Children enjoy seven rooms filled with hands- as food, crafts and games galore (Aug.-Oct.). 717-599-5751, www.forthunter.org on learning fun. Info: 717-337-9151, www. chambersFest, chambersburg Info: 717-665-7021, www.parenfaire.com exploreandmore.com Annual Civil War festival; crafts, food and Hershey Gardens, Hershey vendors (July). Info: 717-264-7101, Pennsylvania RV & camping 23-acre botanical garden, complete with a Gettysburg national Military www.chambersburg.org show, Hershey Children’s Garden and Butterfly House. Info: Park, Gettysburg America’s Largest RV Show; more than 1,200 717-534-3492, www.hersheygardens.org Site of the major battle of the American Civil christmas in the Park, Richfield RVs on display (Sept. 15-19). War and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Info: Christmas crafts, carriage rides, Santa and a Info: 888-303-2887, www.largestRVshow.com Hersheypark, Hershey 717-334-1124, www.nps.gov/gett live nativity. Info: www.xmasinthepark.com With more than 60 rides and attrac- Perry county Fair, newport tions, Hersheypark has something for Hands-on House children’s Franklin county Fair, An old-fashioned fair at its finest, including the whole family. Info: 800-HERSHEY, Museum, Lancaster chambersburg rides, animals, entertainment and food (Aug.). www.hersheypark.com Interactive exhibits allow children and Crafts, antique farm equipment, horse/ Info: 717-567-7023, www.perrycountyfair.org parents to learn together. Info: 717-569-KIDS, tractor pull (Aug.). Info: 717-762-7793, Indian echo caverns, www.handsonhouse.org www.franklincountyfair.org Richfield Dutch Days, Richfield Hummelstown Old-fashioned fair with crafts, rides, food, en- Spectacular tours highlight the natural, the Hershey story, the Museum Gettysburg civil War Heritage tertainment and an apple pie contest (July). breathtaking caverns. Info: 717-566-8131, www. on chocolate Avenue, Hershey Days, Gettysburg Info: www.dutchdays.com indianechocaverns.com Learn about the history of Chocolatetown, Living-history encampments, band concerts, and the man behind it. Info: 717-534-3439, 4th of July program, Civil War lecture series the York Fair, York Fairgrounds Kitchen Kettle Village, www.hersheystory.org and battle re-enactments (last weekend in America’s First Fair; rides and games, agri- Intercourse June-first week in July). Info: 717-334-6274, culture judging and tasty foods (Sept. 10-19). Quaint shops built around the famous the national civil War Museum, www.gettysburg.travel Info: 717-848-2596, www.yorkfair.org kitchen. Info: 800-732-3538, Harrisburg www.kitchenkettle.com Displays and authentic artifacts provide an unbiased history lesson. Info: 717-260-1861, Penn national Race course, www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org Grantville Live thoroughbred racing on a one-mile main national Watch & clock Museum, course and turf racing on a seven-furlong columbia course. Info: 717-469-2211, A journey through centuries of timekeeping www.pennnational.com with hands-on learning. Info: 717-684-8261, www.nawcc.org/index.php/museumlibrary outlet shopping, central PA Great name brands at affordable prices. Info: Pennsylvania state capitol, (Gettysburg) 800-337-5015, (Hershey) 800- Harrisburg 995-0969, (Lancaster) 800-PADUTCH Pennsylvania’s foremost public building; ©discoverlancasterpa.com designed in American Renaissance style and sight & sound Millennium houses rich paintings, stained glass and fur- theatres, Lancaster nishings. 800-868-7672, www.pacapitol.com Bible stories come to life on stage. Info: 717- 687-7800, www.sight-sound.com 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 45
    • ©Andrea Golod/pcvb.org FOCUS on Imagine visiting a place where you’ll be surrounded with both urban and rural delights. Whether it’s a breathtaking view from a skyscraper or from a majestic mountaintop, eastern PA has it all! Including the Pocono/endless eastern PA Mountains and Philadelphia and its countryside/Lehigh Valley, this region invites you to discover its beauty, history and endless activity. 1 Breathe in the mountain air as you ski down a blanket of freshly fallen snow. When spring arrives, the fun continues with hiking, biking, backpacking trails and 2 loads of outdoor fun. cool things off with a whitewater adventure down the Lehigh River Gorge. Then 1 POCONO MOUNtAiNS/eNdLeSS things start to heat up when you MOUNtAiNS visit Philadelphia, which offers 2 PHiLAdeLPHiA ANd itS COUNtrYSide/ you brotherly love, the vibrant LeHigH VALLeY city nightlife, numerous historic sites, and of course, delicious cheesesteaks. every day is a vacation when you travel to eastern PA! POCONO MOUNtAiNS/ 570-729-7532, www.carousel-park.com Park surrounding 40 miles of the Delaware Wilkes-Barre eNdLeSS MOUtAiNS River. Info: 570-426-2452, www.nps.gov/DEWA Live harness racing and slots casino. AttrACtiONS carriage Barn Antiques, clarks Info: 570-831-2100, www.poconodowns.com summit eckley Miner’s Village, Weatherly Adventure center at Whitewater More than 6,000 sq. ft. of displays. Info: 570- 19th century village in an anthracite coal town. PA Route 6, northeastern PA challengers, Weatherly 587-5405, www.carriagebarnantiques.com Info: 570-636-2070, www.eckleyminers.org A charming, scenic drive across PA’s Northern Rafting, kayaking, biking, hiking. Info: 800- Tier. Info: 87-PAROUTE6, www.paroute6.com 443-RAFT, www.whitewaterchallengers.com claws ‘n’ Paws Wild Animal Park, elk Mountain ski Resort, Union Dale Lake Ariel Skiing and snowboarding. Info: 570-679-4400, Pioneer tunnel coal Mine, Ashland Big Diamond Raceway, Exotic animals, shows and petting area. www.elkskier.com Coal mine tour while riding in open mine cars. schuylkill Haven Info: 570-698-6154, www.clawsnpaws.com Info: 570-875-3850, www.pioneertunnel.com Racing every Friday (April-Labor Day). Info: Jack Frost Big Boulder, Blakeslee 570-544-1410, www.bigdiamondraceway.com costa’s Family Fun Park at Lake Snowboarding, snowmobiling and skiing. Pocono Adventures Riding Wallenpaupack, Hawley Info: 570-443-8425, www.jfbb.com stable, Mount Pocono Blue Mountain ski Area, Palmerton Go-karts, mini golf and batting cages. Info: Trail and adventure rides all year. Info: 570- Skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Info: 570-226-8585, www.costasfamilyfunpark.com Kittatinny canoes & Rafts, 839-6333, www.pocono.org/ride.html 610-826-7700, www.skibluemt.com Dingman’s Ferry country Junction, Lehighton, Canoeing, rafting, tubing and camping. Pocono International Raceway, Bushkill Falls, Bushkills Quakertown, Windgap, Info: 800-FLOATKC, www.kittatinny.com Long Pond Waterfalls, mini golf, paddleboats, shopping. Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton NASCAR Sprint Cup track. Info: 570-588-6682, www.visitbushkillfalls.com World’s largest general store. Lackawanna coal Mining tour, Info: 800-RACEWAY, www.poconoraceway.com Info: www.countryjunction.com scranton camelbeach Waterpark and A real coal mine situated 300 ft. below Pocono Whitewater Adventures, camelback ski Area, tannersville the crossings Premium outlets, ground. Info: 570-963-6463 Jim thorpe Waterslides, wave pool, skiing and snow tub- tannersville Rafting, biking and skirmish. Info: ing. Info: 570-629-1661, www.skicamelback.com More than 100 big-name factory stores; save the Mall at steamtown, scranton 800-WHITEWATER, www.whitewaterrafting.com up to 75%. Info: 570-629-4650 Two levels of specialty shops and dining. Info: carousel Water & Fun Park, 570-343-3400, www.themallatsteamtown.com Ricketts Glen state Park, Benton Beach Lake Delaware Water Gap national Waterfalls, lake, hiking, swimming, fishing, Waterslides, go-karts and bumper boats. Info: Recreational Area, Bushkill Mohegan sun at Pocono Downs, camping and cabins. Info: 570-477-5675 46 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
    • shawnee Mountain ski Area & FeStiVALS & eVeNtS Historic Brandywine Valley, MUSeUMS Water Park, shawnee-on-Delaware chester county Skiing, boarding, snow tubing and waterslides. endless Mountains Maple Natural beauty and rich history. Info: 610-459- the Academy of natural Info: 570-421-7231, www.shawneemt.com Festival, troy 3342, www.thebrandywine.com sciences, Philadelphia Pancake breakfast, syrup demos and crafts (April). Wild butterflies, live snakes, dinosaur bones snö Mountain ski Resort, scranton Info: 570-297-8957, www.maplefestivalpa.com Historic Rittenhousetown, and more. Info: 215-299-1000, www.ansp.org Skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing on 22 Philadelphia trails. Info: 800-GOT-SNOW, www.snomtn.com Great tastes of Pennsylvania Wine Tours of North America’s first paper mill. American Helicopter Museum, and Food Festival, Lake Harmony Info: 215-438-5711, www.rittenhousetown.org West chester stourbridge Line Rail excursion, Music, wine, food and seminars (June 12-13). More than 30 aircraft on display. Info: 610- Honesdale Info: 570-722-9111, www.splitrockresort.com Independence national Historical 436-9600, www.helicoptermuseum.org 50-mile scenic trip. Info: 570-253-1960 Park, Philadelphia Pennsylvania state Laurel Liberty Bell, City Hall and Independence Hall. the Franklin Institute, Walker’s tree Farm, Lehighton Festival, Wellsboro Info: 215-965-7676, www.nps.gov/INDE Philadelphia Pumpkins in Oct.; Christmas trees in Dec. Celebration of the state flower (June 12-20). Hands-on approach to science and technol- Info: 610-377-1829, www.walkerstreefarm.com Info: 570-724-1926, www.wellsboropa.com Keswick theatre, Glenside ogy. Info: 215-448-1200, www2.fi.edu Renovated Vaudeville theater. Info: 215-572- Yuengling Brewery Museum & Pittston tomato Festival, Pittston 7650, www.keswicktheatre.com Goschenhoppen Folklife Museum, Gift shop, Pottsville Entertainment, food, tomato fights (Aug.). Info: Green Lane Oldest brewery in the U.S.; tours and samples. 570-655-1424, www.pittstontomatofestival.com King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia Exhibits of 18th century immigrant living. Info: 570-628-4890, www.yuengling.com More than 360 shops and 40 eateries. Info: Info: 610-367-8286, www.goschenhoppen.org timber & Balloon Festival, 610-265-5727, www.kingofprussiamall.com MUSeUMS shawnee-on-Delaware James A. Michener Art Museum, Entertainment, food and balloon flights (Oct.). Lehigh Valley Wine trail, Doylestown Anthracite Heritage Museum & Info: 570-421-7231, www.shawneemt.com Lehigh county Finest collection of PA impressionists. Info: Iron Furnaces, scranton 9 Wineries in picturesque settings. Info: 866- 215-340-9800, www.michenermuseum.org Origins of Scranton/Northeast PA. Info: 570- PHiLAdeLPHiA ANd 870-7800, www.lehighvalleywinetrail.com 963-4804, www.anthracitemuseum.org itS COUNtrYSide/ Museum of Indian culture, Allentown LeHigH VALLeY Lehigh Valley Zoo, schnecksville Resource of Northeastern Woodland Indian Antoine Dutot Museum and AttrACtiONS 1,200-acre zoo with wildlife and nature educa- cultures. Info: 610-797-2121, www.lenape.org Gallery, Delaware Water Gap tion programs, picnicking and hiking. Info: Local history and fine art (May-Oct.). Bucks county River country, 610-799-4171, www.lvzoo.org Please touch Museum, Philadelphia Info: 570-421-5809, www.dutotmuseum.com Point Pleasant Hands-on museum for children. Info: 215-963- The world’s river tubing capital and more. Longwood Gardens, Kennett square 0667, www.pleasetouchmuseum.org Bradford county Farm Museum, troy Info: 215-297-5000, www.rivercountry.net 1,050 acres of indoor and outdoor gardens. Farm antiques that depict rural life. Info: 570- Info: 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org Philadelphia Museum of Art, 297-3410, www.troyfarmmuseum.org the crayola FActoRY®, easton Philadelphia Activities using Crayola’s latest products. Mill Grove Audubon Wildlife More than 40,000 works of art. Info: 215-684- electric city trolley Museum, Info: 610-515-8000, www.crayola.com/Factory sanctuary, Audubon 7500, www.philamuseum.org scranton National historic landmark and museum with Antique trolley cars, exhibits and children’s Dorney Park & Wildwater gift shop. Info: 610-666-5593 FeStiVALS & eVeNtS gallery. Info: 570-963-6590, www.ectma.org Kingdom, Allentown Nearly 100 rides, slides and attractions. Info: Morgan Log House, Kulpsville Bethlehem Musikfest Harry Houdini Museum, scranton 610-395-3724, www.dorneypark.com Restored 1700s log house and gardens. 10-day music extravaganza (Aug.). Insight into the life of Houdini, live magic Info: 215-368-2480, www.morganloghouse.org Info: 610-332-1300, www.musikfest.org shows. Info: 570-342-5555, www.houdini.org Ghost tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Peddler’s Village, Lahaska the Great Allentown Fair, Jewish Museum of eastern Haunted tour of historic Old City by candle- 75 unique specialty shops and restaurants. Allentown Pennsylvania, Pottsville light. Info: 215-413-1997, www.ghosttour.com Info: 215-794-4000, www.peddlersvillage.com Agriculture and entertainment (Aug.-Sept.). Biblical garden and exhibits. Info: 570-622- Info: 610-435-SHOW, www.allentownfairpa.org 5890, www.synagogue-museum.org Herr’s snack Factory tours, Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia nottingham More than 1,300 animals and 300 species. Philadelphia Folk Festival, the old Jail Museum, Jim thorpe Free tours with samples of fresh snacks. Info: 215-243-5272, www.philadelphiazoo.org schwenksville Jailhouse that was originally built in 1871. Info: Info: 610-932-9330, www.herrs.com Traditional/contemporary folk dance (Aug.). 570-325-5259, www.theoldjailmuseum.com Ride the Ducks, Philadelphia Info: 800-556-FOLK, www.pfs.org/PFF.php Historic Bartram’s Garden, Land and water tour of historic Philadelphia. Quiet Valley Living Historical Philadelphia Info: 215-351-9989, www.phillyducks.com Philadelphia International Flower Farm, stroudsburg Educational programs that include cider show, Philadelphia PA Dutch life as it was in the 19th century. making and colonial food preparation. QVc studio tours, West chester Largest indoor flower show in the world (Feb.). Info: 570-992-6161, www.quietvalley.org Info: 215-729-5281, www.bartramsgarden.org Behind-the-scenes tour of this TV network. Info: 215-988-8800, www.theflowershow.com Info: 800-600-9900, www.qvctours.com steamtown national Historic Historic Bethlehem, Bethlehem Valley Forge RV show & sale, site, scranton Guided tours of museums and exhibits. Info: sesame Place, Langhorne Valley Forge convention center History/technology museums, train rides and 610-882-0450, www.historicbethlehem.org Rides, exhibits, shows and Sesame characters. RVs, accessories and camping info (Feb.). tours. Info: 570-340-5200, www.nps.gov/stea Info: 215-752-7070, www.sesameplace.com Info: 888-303-2887, www.VFRVshow.com 2010 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 47
    • PA Visitors Bureaus WeSterN PA Greater Pittsburgh convention & columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and Wyoming counties LAke erie regiON Visitors Bureau 800-847-4810 800-769-8999 Allegheny County Web: www.itourcolumbiamontour.com Web: www.endlessmountains.org crawford county convention and 800-359-0758 Visitors Bureau Juniata River Valley Visitors Lackawanna county convention Web: www.visitpittsburgh.com 800-332-2338 Bureau & Visitors Bureau Web: www.visitcrawford.org Lawrence county tourist Juniata and Mifflin counties 800-22WeLcoMe (935-2663) Promotion Agency 877-568-9739 Web: www.visitnepa.org erie Area convention 888-284-7599 Web: www.juniatarivervalley.org & Visitors Bureau Web: www.visitlawrencecounty.com Lycoming county Visitors Bureau Luzerne county convention & 800-524-eRIe (3743) 800-358-9900 Visitors Bureau Web: www.visiteriepa.com Washington county tourism Web: www.williamsport.org 888-905-2872 Promotion Agency Mercer county convention Web: www.tournepa.com 866-927-4969 susquehanna Valley Visitors Bureau & Visitors Bureau Web: www.washwow.com 800-637-2370 Northumberland, Snyder and Pocono Mountains Vacation Union counties Bureau, Inc. Web: www.mercercountypa.org LAUreL HigHLANdS/ 800-525-7320 Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne SOUtHerN ALLegHeNieS Web: www.visitcentralpa.org oil Region Alliance counties Venango County Allegheny Mountains convention 800-PocoNos (762-6667) 800-483-6264 & Visitors Bureau HerSHeY/gettYSbUrg/ Web: www.800poconos.com Web: www.oilregion.org Blair County dUtCH COUNtrY regiON 800-842-5866 schuylkill county Visitors Bureau ALLegHeNY NAtiONAL cumberland Valley Visitor’s Bureau Web: www.amcvb.com 800-765-7282 888-513-5130 FOreSt regiON Web: www.schuylkill.org Bedford county Visitors Bureau Web: www.visitcumberlandvalley.com Allegheny national Forest 800-765-3331 Vacation Bureau Franklin county Visitors Bureau PHiLAdeLPHiA ANd Web: www.bedfordcounty.net McKean County 717-709-7204 itS COUNtrYSide/ Fulton county chamber of Web: www.co.franklin.pa.us LeHigH VALLeY 800-473-9370 Web: www.visitanf.com commerce & tourism Gettysburg convention Brandywine conference 717-485-4064 & Visitors Bureau clearfield county Recreation & Visitors Bureau Web: www.fultoncountypa.com Adams County & tourism Authority Delaware County 800-337-5015 800-343-3983 866-Go-WILDs Greene county tourist Web: www.gettysburgcvb.org Web: www.brandywinecountry.org Web: www.visitclearfieldcounty.org Promotion Agency 724-627-8687 Greater Reading convention & northwest Pennsylvania’s Great Web: www.greenecountytourism.org Visitors Bureau Bucks county conference & outdoors Visitors Bureau Berks County Visitors Bureau Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest and Huntingdon county Visitors Bureau 800-836-BucKs (2825) 800-443-6610 Jefferson counties 888-RAYsToWN Web: www.buckscounty.travel Web: www.readingberkspa.com 800-348-9393 Web: www.raystown.org Web: www.pagreatoutdoors.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional chester county conference & Indiana county tourist Bureau Visitors Bureau Visitors Bureau Potter county Visitors Association 724-463-7505 Dauphin and Perry counties 800-228-9933 888-PoTTeR2 (768-8372) Web: www.visitindianacounty.org 877-PA PuLse (727-8573) Web: www.brandywinevalley.com Web: www.visitpottercounty.com Web: www.hersheyharrisburg.org Johnstown and cambria county Independence Visitor center tioga county Visitors Bureau convention & Visitors Bureau Lebanon Valley tourist Philadelphia County 888-TIoGA28 (846-4228) 800-237-8590 Promotion Agency 800-537-7676 Web: www.visittiogapa.com Web: www.visitjohnstownpa.com 717-222-1617 Web: Web: www.visitlebanoncounty.com www.independencevisitorcenter.com Warren county Visitors Bureau Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau 800-624-7802 Fayette, Somerset and Pennsylvania Dutch convention & Web: www.wcvb.net Westmoreland counties Visitors Bureau Lehigh Valley convention & 800-333-5661 Lancaster County Visitors Bureau PittSbUrgH regiON Web: www.laurelhighlands.org 800-PA-DuTcH (723-8824) Lehigh and Northampton counties Web: www.padutchcountry.com 800-747-0561 Armstrong county tourist Bureau 888-265-9954 CeNtrAL PA York county convention & Web: www.lehighvalleypa.org Web: www.armstrongcounty.com VALLeYS OF tHe Visitors Bureau Philadelphia convention & SUSqUeHANNA 888-858-YoRK (9675) Visitors Bureau Beaver county Recreation Web: www.yorkpa.org 215-636-3300 & tourism Department central Pennsylvania convention 800-342-8192 & Visitors Bureau Web: www.philadelphiausa.travel Web: www.visitbeavercounty.com 800-358-5466 eASterN PA Web: www.centralpacvb.org POCONO MOUNtAiNS/ Valley Forge convention & Butler county tourism & Visitors Bureau eNdLeSS MOUNtAiNS convention Bureau clinton county economic Partnership Montgomery County 866-856-8444 888-388-6991 endless Mountains Visitors Bureau 610-834-1550 Web: www.visitbutlercounty.com Web: www.clintoncountyinfo.com Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna Web: www.valleyforge.org 48 exPLoRe PeNNsYLVANIA 2010
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