Things to Do in Rural Pennsylvania

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Run by people of Mennonite and Amish descent, the tour takes you through the covered bridges of the Dutch German countryside to visit noncommercial... Read More

For three days in July, you can watch ragged “soldiers” fight the bloody battle with cannons and bayonets for the 146th time. one-day... Read More

For three days in July, watch ragged “soldiers” fight the bloody Battle of Gettysburg— celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012&mdash... Read More

Snack on homemade shoofly pie while shopping for souvenirs such as scented candles and old-fashioned candies. Read More

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

Pie is a Pennsylvania specialty; grab a slice of home-backed Dutch apple at the Country Pie Shoppe in Donegal. Your taste buds will thank you. Read More

The enshrinement of the mother of all Civil War sites also encompasses a restored Civil War–era house, where Honest Abe stayed. Its $103 million... Read More

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

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

Wright’s lesser-known Kentuck Knob, a whimsical wood-and-stone house, is just seven miles away from Fallingwater. Read More

Don’t miss an otherworldly underground motorboat tour beneath the stalactites in this limestone cave; or opt for the 90-minute guided excursion of... Read More

The Mystery: Deep in the woods in this 128-acre park is a large field of mysterious boulders that, when struck, sound like bells, as if they are hollow... Read More

At the Crayola Factory, where crayons have been made since 1903, revisit retired colors (raw umber, we hardly knew you), and take home a four-color... Read More

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