The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works
May04

The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works

The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works   Traveling to me means discovering the gems of nature and history around the world. You know, like looking up to the whimsical spires of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona or admiring the iron cherub lamps in Paris next to the River Seine. The visions can take my breath away and the stay locked in my memory forever. This is a story about the Moravian Tile Works near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I...

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Going on a Bike Ride to York
Dec09

Going on a Bike Ride to York

Self-Guided Bike Tour to York It’s a Long Bike Ride to Yorktown While biking along the NCR Trail in Maryland, I stopped to chat with a man who told me about a hotel in York, Pennsylvania, 35 miles away, that caters to bicyclists. “Ride up, stay overnight, and ride back again,” he told me. The trip sounded like a perfect way to finish up my summer season. I started planning right away. I started my trip at Monkton, Maryland The...

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Pennsylvania Dutch and the 2010 Kutztown Folk Festival

(Kutztown, PA) Nothing tops the good old-fashion summer fun to be found at the Kutztown Folk Festival! This family-oriented festival celebrates Pennsylvania Dutch folklife, and attracted a record-setting 150,000 visitors in 2009. Now in its 61st year, the Kutztown Folk Festival is the oldest, continuing folklife festival in America. The Festival has again been selected as one of America’s Top Shows by the ABA, was named as a “Must...

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Hotel Hershey Adds Segways

(Hershey, Pa.) – Tours of The Hotel Hershey have gone high-tech, thanks to Segway Personal Transporters. The new tour adventure begins with a complete safety briefing and introduction to the Segway experience. Participants then glide along secluded wooded paths, learning the history of the historic property. Segways are battery-powered, self-balancing and easy to ride. They achieve the electrical equivalent of 450 miles per gallon and...

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Free Gettysburg Attractions

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – August 4, 2009 – Free is certainly everybody’s favorite word. In a summer travel season when vacationers will certainly be looking to spread their money further, the Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau has put together a list of free attractions in the destination for visitors to enjoy. “Vacations should be enjoyable and not a burden on visitors’ finances,” said Norris Flowers, President of...

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Hershey Lodge Knows Family

(Hershey, Pa.) – Family vacations are one of the very best summer traditions. This year, Hershey Lodge is featuring a number of ways for families to make sweet memories while getting the most out of their time together. The fun starts with “Kid’s Check-In,” where children sign the Hershey Lodge Kid’s Guest Book and receive a commemorative Hershey character key card on a lanyard. The card provides an area for parents to write...

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