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Just Ducky!

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

It’s a boat…It’s a truck…It’s a Duck!  Looking for a unique and memorable way to see the City of Pittsburgh?  Book a tour with “Just Ducky Tours,” Pittsburgh’s only land and water tour. The duck boats (or “DUKW” in military speak) are converted WWII military vehicles. The DUKW was used in amphibious operations throughout the Mediterranean and Pa...

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100th Anniversary of the Reintroduction of Elk in PA

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

Over 400 years ago, Pennsylvania was home to an estimated 100,000 Eastern Woodland Elk that roamed freely across the state. Due to European expansion and over hunting this massive beast became extinct. In 1913, the PA Game Commission reintroduced Elk into the state; however, it was a different species known as the Rocky Mountain Elk.  Transporte...

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The Stream of Swift and Slow Water

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

A man-made lake built in 1926, Lake Wallenpaupack covers 5,700 acres and 13 miles in length with 52-miles of uninterrupted shoreline. It is located near Hawley in northeastern Pennsylvania.  The Lenape Indians named the area “Wallenpaupack” which means “The Stream of Swift and Slow Water.” The Wallenpaup...

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Plan a Trip to the Shore

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

That would be the Pennsylvania sea shore. Presque Isle, a curved sand peninsula jutting into Lake Erie, is home to the only surf beach in Pennsylvania. There are 11 permitted public bathing beaches along Presque Isle.

Presque Isle is more than a beach.  It offers visitors a beautiful coastline and many recreational activities, including b...

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A Town to Come Home To

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

There is no noise, no traffic, no lines, no hassle! Just plenty of open spaces, beautiful mountains and valleys to hike, fish, hunt, raft, browse unique shops and dine at irresistible eateries. 

Welcome to Galeton, Pennsylvania located in the heart of Potter County - God's Country - along Scenic Route 6...

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America's Only All-Water Cavern

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

Nestled in Central Pennsylvania’s scenic Lion County, Penn’s Cave is America’s only all-water cavern and the only cave in Pennsylvania placed on The National Register of Historic Places. The limestone cavern is a natural landmark rich in geology and history. Glittering stalactites and stalagmites often appe...

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Lake Arthur at Moraine State Park

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

The gently rolling hills, lush forests and sparkling waters disguise a land that has endured the effects of continental glaciers and massive mineral extraction. Each year over one million boaters, hikers, bikers and swimmers visit the 16,725-acre Moraine State Park, yet never realize that many people helped restore the park from prior coal minin...

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Natural Splendor

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

Over 440 million years old, Indian Echo Caverns, a limestone cave, formed through the erosive properties of water. As water flowed over the limestone, it began to create small crevices and these small crevices led to larger ones, and eventually, over a series of millions of years, it created the cav...

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250th Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

It was during the sultry days of August that British and Native American forces collided in the woods of western Pennsylvania near a small stream known as Bushy Run. Bushy Run Battlefield is the site of a battle between forces led by Colonel Henry Bouquet, en route to relieve besi...

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Pennsylvania's Most Historic Limestone Cavern

03/10/2014 - 5:21pm

Want to escape the heat of summer? Then take a trip to Indian Caverns where the temperature is a constant 56 degrees Fahrenheit all year.

Nestled in a foothill of the Allegheny Mountains, Indian Caverns is located between State College and Altoona on scenic Route 45. The cave entrance overlooks Spruce Creek, a stream world renowned for it...

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