Pennsylvania

No matter what you look for in a vacation, look no further than Pennsylvania. From its majestic mountains to magnificent museums, from exciting cities to remote villages – Pennsylvania offers everything for an unforgettable visit.

Top Tips

The Amish Country of Pennsylvania is certainly worth a visit. Free of all modern inventions, the lifestyle of the Amish people is so un-typically American.

You must try a Philly cheesesteak sandwich at least once in your life so make sure it's when you're in Pennsylvania.

Chocoholics should head to Hershey's Chocolate World in Pennsylvania, it's the closest thing we know to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory! There's chocolate tasting for the grown-ups while children can make their own personalised chocolate bar.

Philadelphia & Pittsburg

Looking for the big city experience? Then why not explore the exciting, cosmopolitan cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh? Bursting with historical attractions, fabulous shopping from quaint boutiques to bustling markets and a wide array of dining and evening entertainment venues, these wonderful destinations boast something for everyone.

The heart of Philadelphia is home to some famous landmarks including the impressive City Hall, Reading Terminal Market and the colourful Friendship Gate which marks the entrance to Chinatown. Also, a must visit is the Historic Waterfront District with its charming courtyards and brick-paved pathways encompassing the stylish Society Hill area.

If you were to design a city from scratch, you might sketch something architecturally handsome, socially dynamic and culturally stimulating. It would have a vibrant downtown and be surrounded by rivers and hills – this is Pittsburgh.

Pocono Mountain Region

Renowned for its natural scenic beauty, enveloping seven state parks and over 150 lakes and rivers, the Pocono Mountain region is one of year round splendor. An amazing assortment of outdoor attractions and recreation awaits visitors, from skiing and snow tubing in the winter to hiking, horse riding, fishing and boating in the warmer months.

This region is also home to some of Pennsylvania’s most popular heritage resort hotels where you can practice your tennis serve and enjoy championship golf in spectacular surroundings.

Brandywine Valley & Pennsylvania Dutch Country

The eastern region of the Keystone State is a mixture of incredible beauty, warm hospitality and rich history. This is home to Valley Forge, a place of great historical significance, where General George Washington forged his army in 1777. In Brandywine Valley you can find several boutique wineries, famed artwork and the Delaware River Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a ride on an antique carousel, steam locomotive, hot air balloon or mule-drawn canal boat in delightful Bucks County.

Pennsylvania Dutch Country has an electric mix of cultures and heritage. Harrisburg, the state capital, sits on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The ornate dome of the Capitol Building dominates the skyline and tours can be enjoyed around this five acre historical structure. The National Civil War Museum attracts visitors from across the globe.

Hershey & Gettysburg

A favourite with chocolate lovers, Hershey is home to Hershey Park, with over 60 rides, Hershey Museum recounting the life of the founder and Hershey Chocolate World. Hershey claims to be the ‘sweetest place on earth’, and we think you will agree. Overlooking the town of Hershey, Hershey Gardens features a breathtaking assortment of flowers and shrubs, a stately collection of rare, signature trees, and various programs designed to delight visitors of all ages.

Famous as the site of the biggest battle of the Civil War, spanning over just three days of July 1863, where thousands fought and died, Gettysburg is truly a town of huge historic proportions. The surrounding Adams Country offers outstanding scenic beauty and recreational opportunities. There are many opportunities to relive the battle of Gettysburg. Watch a re-enactment or imagine the battle at the Gettysburg Battlefield, travel through the Gettysburg National Military Park, with over 1,000 monuments and cannons along over 40 miles of scenic roads. Visit the National Military Park or the 6’000 acre Civil War military park by horse, Segway, carriage, bus or from your own car.

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