Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Travel Guide

For three days in July, watch ragged “soldiers” fight the bloody Battle of Gettysburg— celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012—with cannons and bayonets. On your way out, grab a commemorative coffee mug or baseball cap at the Civil War store.

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Menswear shop with the latest street styles.

Learn how chocolate is transformed from bean to bar taking the Great American Chocolate Tour, a roller-coaster-style ride through a simulated factory, narrated by cartoon cows. Then, taste some of the company’s signature wares at Hershey’s Chocolate Tasting 101 at Hershey’s Chocolate World.

Kids can try their hands at a pint-size machine-shop assembly line, or play in a make-believe grocery store.

A cross-city sister to the Old City Continental martini bar, restauranteur Stephen Starr launched this Rittenhouse Square restaurant/lounge in 2004.

Take a float trip down the Delaware River and watch for nesting bald eagles.

Relive Gettysburg from a soldier’s perspective, on a one-to-four-hour horseback tour.

This hilly Phoenix coaster dates from 1947, and the nearly finished Flying Turns is an open-chute toboggan. Among the park’s more than 50 rides, there are also classics like retro bumper cars and a creepy haunted house.

Where the Allegheny and Monongahela meet to form the Ohio River, 22 miles of riverside paths wind throughout the city limits—and are best explored by bike.

One-stop shop for fashion, body, home, and food in a converted ice factory. Products are sourced from artisans and fair-trade companies in over 40 developing countries.

With four decades’ experience, Frontiers offers a huge range of trips to some of the most exotic fishing spots on six continents. T+L Trip Pick Bahamas: Delphi Club on Abaco Island.