Culture

Experience the holidays with a German-Amish influence

November 19, 2017

The Christmas tree isn’t the only German holiday tradition to make its way into the American celebration. The Berks County area around Reading marks the season with tours, lights, and even two “Christkindlmarkets.” For the […]

Culture

Head to southern Pennsylvania for small-town holiday fun

November 2, 2017

Looking for a way to fill the holidays with the sweet nostalgia of small-town celebrations? Head to some of nearby southern Pennsylvania’s picturesque Main Streets, where twinkling lights, roaming carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, and decorated […]

Culture

Celebrate Christmas in Indiana County

November 1, 2017

There’s something magical about celebrating Christmas in a small town, especially if it’s one that’s known for its holiday spirit. What better place to welcome the season than in Indiana, Pa., which is not only […]

Destinations

Franklin Co.’s Old Jail makes any time spooky

October 9, 2017

So, you don’t believe in ghosts? Prove yourself right — or wrong — with a visit to Franklin County, Pa.  The first settlers ventured into the south central Pennsylvania area in 1730, while the county […]

Breweries

Screams echo in the darkness at Scary Harry’s

October 9, 2017

The sound of screams is music to Amanda Ondo’s ears. Ondo and her husband, Paul, own and operate Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail, an attraction in the western Pennsylvania community of Homer City designed to give […]

Adventures in Taste

A Gettysburg visit includes foodie delights

October 9, 2017

Long before the Confederacy receded from its high-water mark, Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County, Pa., were already known as a “bread basket.” The area’s fields and forests fed a growing local population and provided trade […]