Delightful destinations in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia (creative commons)

A lovely destination, Pennsylvania is an extremely geographically diverse state, offering a variety of natural beauties such as breath taking beaches, rich forests and amazingly beautiful sceneries. Pennsylvania’s country side is probably one of the most worth visiting areas, as it hosts some of the most spectacular views, accompanied by a relaxing, fresh air and a friendly ambiance, as most of the people  are fun-spirited, welcoming fellows.

Also referred to as “Philly”, Philadelphia is one of the largest cities in the US and it hosts most of Pennsylvania’s attractions. Philadelphia is known to be a highly artistic city, covering a different dimension that the usual museums, galleries and art centers.  A cosmopolitan metropolis, filled with open-minded residents, Philly is famous for its inspiring public art, especially the street art, which is enriching the city’s buildings in a fascinating way. A notable example of public art is Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, an open air gallery showcasing the art works of Isaiah Zagar, a famous mosaicist. The first Zoo in the United States, Philadelphia Zoo remains one of the most enjoyable attractions in the city. Moreover, Philly is home to countless recreational parks such as the renowned LOVE Park, Washington Square, Fairmount Park, Pennypack Park and,last but not least, the FDR Park. To stay in style in Philadelphia, why not rent a home from home with Pennsylvania Vacation Rentals.

A former hub of industry and a current diverse city with its very own flair, Pittsburgh is an amazingly cosmopolitan city, hosting numerous fancy restaurants, museums, galleries, parks and other impressive landmarks. Mostly famous for its unique, imposing architecture, Pittsburgh is home to some of the most incredibly beautiful buildings in the US: Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail, U.S. Steel Tower, Cathedral of Learning, David L Lawrence Convention Center, PPG Place, Heinz Chapel and the majestic Nationality Rooms. When it comes to its cultural side, Pittsburgh hosts some fascinating museums ranging from natural history museums to children museums. Carnegie Museum of Art, Senator John Heinz History Center, Andy Warhol Museum, The Toonseum, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Science Center are Pittsburgh’s most impressive museums.

Pittsburg

A steam town national historic site, Scranton is among the most important landmarks in the state and also one of Pennsylvania’s most populous cities. This magnificent city, apart from being a cultural and architectural hub, it hosts amazing attractions such as Lackawanna Coal Mine, Snö Mountain Ski Resort and Endless Mountains Hot Air Balloons. Nicely situated along the Delaware River, the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area is a great place for camping and sightseeing. The Lehigh Valley is a beautiful place, home to numerous historic landmarks, cultural attractions, factories, theatres and parks. Moreover, the Lehigh Valley hosts the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, which is the largest casino in Pennsylvania. A former destination for the notable Charles Dickens, Jenny Linn, and Ulysses S. Grant, the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site is now a must see among Pennsylvania’s landmarks.

Believe it or not, Pennsylvania always has something delightful to offer, be that a museum, a gallery, a park or a spectacular view.

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