Pennsylvania Tourist Attractions

Just driving through Hershey, Pennsylvania and getting a whiff of that incredible Hershey's chocolate, makes everyone want to go visit Hershey Park while traveling in this incredibly aromatic area. The park opened in 1907 and it's an amusement park that quite close to the chocolate factory... read more arrow
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There are so many great places throughout the eastern seaboard to visit, and the National Civil Was Museum is just such a place. It's located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and was established to preserve the memory and various artifacts related to the American Civil Ware during the 1860s... read more arrow
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For travels wandering their way through Pennsylvania, another great place to stop is the Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg. This is a family owned amusement park that started in 1926 and has grown to more than 57 rides that include roller coasters, a carousel, and some other great features that will delight families from all over the country... read more arrow
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Benjamin Franklin was one of the most noted and prominent statesmen, inventor, and founder of the American Republic, and the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of the greatest centers in the country. One of the most celebrated founders during the American Revolutionary War, signer of the Declaration of Independence, inventor, author, and scientist, Benjamin Franklin inspired inventions and discoveries for generations... read more arrow
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For visitors traveling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Walnut Street Theatre is another of the amazing places to visit in the historically amazing city. Take a walk down Walnut Street and this wonderful little theater is still going strong... read more arrow
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Just how many people consider going to visit a penitentiary on vacation? The Eastern State Penitentiary is an extremely unique site that is worth stopping and taking the tour. It actually looks like a medieval fortress and it opened in 1829... read more arrow
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There are so many things to see and do in Philadelphia, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts that's actually located on the Avenue of the Arts, and it's closely tied to the Academy of Music as well. This is an incredible concert hall that was built in 2000 for the Philadelphia Orchestra... read more arrow
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Philadelphia is one of the most historic cities in the country, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia is a private medical society that is the oldest in the country. Numerous contributions in the medical industry have come out of this prestigious college... read more arrow
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When visitors arrive in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the first thing they notice is the wonderful chocolate aroma that permeates the city from Hershey's Chocolate World. When Milton Hershey discovered a delicious recipe for a luscious chocolate as a coating for the caramel candies he made in 1894, and this wonderful chocolate turned out to be incredibly popular, and has remained so for well over a century... read more arrow
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Just think of taking a lovely stroll around a beautiful trail in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens come to mind. This site contains a series of beautifully decorated grounds and buildings that had its beginnings in 1893... read more arrow
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One of the most well known artist and filmmaker in America was Andrew Warhol, and The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburg depicts his life, his work, and many of his exhibits. He was a child of immigrants from Slovakia in the late 1920s... read more arrow
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For people traveling in Pennsylvania, one of the greatest museums that guests should visit is the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. It was built in 1895 and contains one of the most incredible collections of art, video, and film in North America, and it was Andrew Carnegie's dream of combination art gallery and library... read more arrow
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Andrew Carnegie dreamed about a collection of museums, and part of his dream came true with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History when it was built in 1895. This is the 115,000 square foot building that contains a fantastic library, 20 art galleries, and over 21 million artifacts and specimens with 10,000 exhibited at any specific time... read more arrow
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Continuing the great dream of Andrew Carnegie is the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The center dates back to 1939 and is the most popular museum in the area... read more arrow
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is home to some of the best museums, and the Fort Pitt Museum is at the juncture of the Monongahela and Allegheny River at the head of the Ohio River. This is an historically significant area because allowed the troop to control the upper Ohio River Valley, which was particularly important during the American Revolution... read more arrow
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The Duquesne Incline is an amazing plane railroad located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that scales Mount Washington. The design was created by Samuel Discher and it is 800 feet long, 400 feet high, and it rises at a 300 degree angle... read more arrow
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America's largest Aviary is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is known as the National Aviary. This aviary is home to more than 600 birds that are 200 different species, many of which are endangered, and it's considered to have the greatest assortment of any aviary in the country... read more arrow
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One of the most interesting and educational places to take kiddos is the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. It opened in 1983 in the existing Allegheny Post Office and it has some outstanding programs for children of various ages... read more arrow
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Another institution that is affiliated with the Smithsonian is the Heinz History Center located in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. It's name after Senator John Heinz who was a Republican serving from 1977 to 1991 as a U... read more arrow
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In a city full of museum, another excellent museum of modern art is The Mattress Factory Art Museum located in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. It boasts some unique galleries and has some truly amazing room-sized exhibits that were so large they had to be created at the museum because they were too large to be moved through the doorways... read more arrow
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