Kids & Family

Summer is finally here and now it's time to get outside! Escape to the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors and get in touch with all things nature! The kids are going to love it!

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Jump in! Get ready for a fun-filled Summer! The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region has plenty of things to do on your family vacation or short getaway from everyday life.

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Trails & Recreation

Hiking and bicycling are two of the most popular activities in the region. Follow one of the many scenic trails winding through the Great Outdoors including the 2014 Trail of the Year!

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Cook Forest

Rated one of America's top 50 state parks, this National Natural Landmark is the perfect destination for a day or make a new family tradition and spend a week every year!

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Elk Viewing

Pennsylvania is home to the largest free-roaming elk herd  in the eastern U.S.  Seeing an elk for the first time is an extraordinary experience and something you will never forget!

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Welcome to the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region is made up of five distinct counties each boasting with small town charm and pride in their heritage!  Throughout this website you will find so much to explore in northwest Pennsylvania.

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Autumn Leaf Festival

The 64th annual Autumn Leaf Festival in downtown Clarion, Pennsylvania is September 30th - October 8th. This nine day, award winning festival is loaded with fun events and activities including carnival rides, games, Farmers &...

Get Nutty in New Bethlehem!

New Bethlehem, home to Smucker's Peanut Butter Factory, is also home to an annual peanut butter festival![more]

Find your treasure at our local Flea Markets

Calling all shoppers, seekers and browsers - Come and Explore! Stroll through treasure-filled alleys with great buys and rare finds. You never know what you'll discover! Flea Markets and yard sales provide a wonderful way to...[more]

Check out our new Tasting Trail!




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