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1.Spend February 2 in Punxsutawney

  • Location: 1548 Woodland Ave, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Opening time: 3 a.m. on Groundhog day
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://www.groundhog.org/

 

2. Flight 93 Memorial

  • Location: 6424 Lincoln Highway 30, Stoystown, PA 15563
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: www.nps.gov/flni/index.htm


3.  The Capital Rotunda

  • Location: 501 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17120
  • Hours: Mon.- Sun. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://www.pacapitol.com/

4. Dequesne Incline in Pittsburgh

  • Location: 1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Hours:
    • Mon.-Sat. 5:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
    • Sundays and holidays: 7 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
  • Prices:
    • Adults (12-64): $1.75 each way or $3.50 both ways
    • Kids (6-11): $1 each way or $1.75 both way
    • Groups of 10+ people: FREE
  • Website: http://duquesneincline.org/

5. Gettysburg Battle field:

  • Location: Gettysburg, PA
  • Hours:
    • Summer: April-October Mon-Sun 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
    • Winter: November-March Mon- Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://www.destinationgettysburg.com/index.asp

6. Centralia

  • Location: Columbia County
  • Hours: http://www.pioneertunnel.com/schedules/
  • Prices: http://www.pioneertunnel.com/admission/
  • Website: http://www.pioneertunnel.com/

7. The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton counties, Pennsylvania
  • Hours: anytime
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://pacanyon.com/

8. Roadside America

  • Location: 109 Roadside Dr, Shartlesville, PA 19554
  • Hours:
    • Monday; Thursday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Prices: Anytime
  • Website: http://www.roadsideamerica.co/

9. Inside Penn’s Cave

  • Location: 222 Penns Cave Rd, Spring Mills, PA 16828
  • Hours:
    • Monday-Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Prices: http://pennscave.com/rates/
  • Website: http://pennscave.com/

10. The beach at Presque Isle:

  • Location: Erie, PA
  • Hours:
    • Memorial day weekend through Labor day weekend 10 a.m.- 7:30 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://www.goerie.com/presque-isle/things-to-do/beaches

11. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

  • Location: 1491 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464
  • Hours:
    • 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. everyday except Wednesday
  • Prices: https://www.fallingwater.org/visit/tours/fallingwater-tours/
  • Website: https://www.fallingwater.org/visit/tours/

12. Independence Hall

  • Location: 520 Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Hours:
    • Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • $1.50 if you pre-order your tickets
    • FREE if you do not pre-order tickets
  • Website: https://www.nps.gov/inde/planyourvisit/independencehall.htm

13. Knoebels Amusement Park

  • Location: 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, PA 17824
  • Hours:
    • Opens on weekends April 28 until May 20 from 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
    • Opens everyday starting May 23  from 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • Basic bands $41.00
    • Wooden coasters $49.00
  • Website: www.knoebels.com

14. Omni Bedford Springs Resort:

  • Location: 2138 US-220 BUS, Bedford, PA 15522
  • Hours:  24 hours
  • Prices: $128 per night
  • Websites: www.omnihotels.com/hotels/bedford-springs

15. Jim Thorpe fall foliage weekends:

  • Location: Jim Thorpe, PA
  • Hours: First 3 weekends of October
  • Prices:
    • $20 VIP parking per car
    • $15 general parking Day of only!
  • Website: www.jimthorpe.org/fall

16. Liberty Bell

  • Location:  N 6th St & Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 9 a.m. -7 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: www.nps.gov/inde/planyourvisit/libertybellcenter.htm

17. Valley Forge

  • Location: 1400 N Outer Line Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/hours.htm

18. Simeone Automobile Museum

  • Location: 6825-31 Norwitch Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19153
  • Hours:
    • Tues-Fri 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
    • Sat-Sun 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Prices: http://www.simeonemuseum.org/purchase-tickets
  • Website: http://www.simeonemuseum.org/the-collection

19. Mütter Museum

  • Location: 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • Adults: $18
    • Military: $15
    • Seniors (65+): $16
    • Student ID: $13
    • Youth (6-17): $13
    • Children (5 and under): FREE
  • Website: http://muttermuseum.org/

20. Laurel Hill Cemetery

  • Location: 3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Saturday – Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: https://thelaurelhillcemetery.org/

21. Gravity Hill

  • Location: Bedford County, PA
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: http://www.gravityhill.com/

22. Scripture Rocks Heritage Park

  • Location: 560, 610, PA-28, Brookville, PA 15825
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE, but a $1 donation would be appreciated
  • Website: www.scripturerocks.com

23. Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Art

  • Location: 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Hours:
    • Mon-Sun; except Tuesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • Adults: $19.95
    • Seniors (65+): $14.95
    • Children (3 to 18) and Students with ID: $11.95
    • Access Card holders: $1
    • Children under 2 and members: FREE
  • Website(s): carnegiemnh.org and carnegiemuseums.org

24. Carrie Furnace

  • Location: Carrie Furnace Blvd, Swissvale, PA 15218
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • Adults: $3
    • Children (14 and under): $1
    • Members: FREE up to 4 people
  • Website: www.riversofsteel.com/preservation/heritage-sites/carrie-furnaces/

 

25. PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden

  • Location: 18492 Smock Hwy, Meadville, PA 16335
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/12120

26. DeBence Antique Music World

  • Location: 1261 Liberty St, Franklin, PA 16323
  • Hours:
    • April 1 thru October 31
      • Tuesday – Saturday- 11 am through 4 pm
      • Sunday- 12:30 through 4 pm
    • Open by Appointment: November 1 thru March 31
  • Prices:
    • Adult:$8
    • Senior(60+): $7
    • High school and College students: $5
    • Youth(3-14): $3
    • Children under 3: FREE
  • Website: http://debencemusicworld.com/

27.  Jimmy Stewart Museum

  • Location:  835 Philadelphia St, Indiana, PA 15701
  • Hours:
    • Monday through Saturday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
    • Sundays  Noon- 4:00 pm
  • Prices:
    • Adults: $9
    • Seniors (62+), Military personnel, and students: $8
    • Children (7-17): $7
    • Children under 6: FREE
  • Website: www.jimmy.org

28. American Treasure Tour

  • Location: One American Treasure Way, Oaks, PA 19456
  • Hours:
    • Thursday- Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Sunday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Prices:
    • Adult: $15
    • Seniors (65+): $12.50
    • Military with ID: $12.50
    • Youth (13-17): $10
    • Children (3-12): $5
    • Children 2 and under: FREE
  • Website: http://americantreasuretour.com/

29. Mack Trucks Historical Museum

  • Location: 2402 Lehigh Pkwy S, Allentown, PA 18103
  • Hours:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Closed Tuesday, Thursday, and Weekends
  • Prices:
    • FREE
  • Website: https://www.macktruckshistoricalmuseum.org/

30. Daffin’s Chocolate Kingdom

  • Location: 1899, 496 E State St, Sharon, PA 16146
  • Hours:
    • Mon-Sat. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.
    • Sunday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Prices: FREE
  • Website: www.daffins.com/home/chocolate-kingdom

Inspiration from:

http://www.pennlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/07/pennsylvania_bucket_list.html

The Ultimate PA Bucket List: 101 Things to Do in Pennsylvania Before You Die

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