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12 of the Tallest and Scariest Roller Coasters in Pennsylvania

1. Steel Curtain Kennywood, West Mifflin Type: Steel Height: 220 feet Speed: 76 mph...

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13 Not-So Spooky Haunts for Kids This Halloween

Elmwood Park Zoo Norristown Celebrate Halloween all month long during Boo at the Zoo at Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. Each Saturday and Sunday in October, children are encouraged to dress up in their best costumes and bring their trick-or-treat bag for an afternoon of fun. Northern Star...

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10 Delicious Ways to Get Your Apple Fix This Fall

Apple Harvest Festivals Weaver’s Orchard in Morgantown celebrates Johnny Appleseed Day, which is all about pick-your-own apples! On Saturday, Sept. 8, make your way to the orchard for hay rides, apple treats, apple cider, and baked apple desserts or swing by the 13th Annual Johnny Appleseed...

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Top Fireworks that Light Up the Night

When it comes to Fourth of July parties, it’s only fitting that Philly would throw one of the biggest and best you’ll find anywhere in the U.S. With eight straight days chock full of celebration, June 28-July 4, 26th annual Wawa Welcome America! The “Party on the Parkway” featuring a free concert...

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16 Hot New Attractions for Summer

1. Lindholm House  New to the Laurel Highlands but not new to the world, Frank Lloyd Wright’s R.W. Lindholm House is the newest architectural gem to be relocated to Polymath Park in Acme. Built in 1952, the house has quite the story to tell: first as a treasured private residence set in a...

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Pennsylvania Lake Vacations

1. Lake Erie Lake Erie Explore the shores and sparkling waters of Lake Erie, the warmest of the five Great Lakes. Thanks to shallow depths and high temperatures during the summer months, Lake Erie is a popular for on-the-water sports like boating, swimming, and sports fishing — a...