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Pennsylvania Travel Tips

Things to See and Do at Pennsylvania Vacation Rentals

One of Pennsylvania's main attractions is its excellent amusement parks. On Lake Erie, there is the famous Splash Lagoon. This amusement park is a giant indoor water park where you can enjoy slides and rides, have a lazy tube ride or surf in a wave pool. Because it is an indoor venue, it can be enjoyed in every season, even when it is snowing outside. Other notable amusement parks include Conneaut Lake Park, Dutch Wonderland, Hershey Park, and Sandcastle Water Park. Pennsylvania is also home to some of the country's best museums. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is well known for its top quality exhibits. Pittsburg is famous for the Carnegie Museums, and Scranton is home to the unique Houdini Museum.

Getting to Pennsylvania Resort Rentals

The primary travel hub into Pennsylvania is the city of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia International Airport hosts regular commercial flights from other parts of the United States, Canada and Europe. The airport is well equipped to handle large volumes of travelers and well connected to the city with public transport and taxi services. For access to the western part of Pennsylvania, look for flights to Pittsburgh. If you are traveling to a vacation home on Lake Erie, you can consider flights to either Cleveland or Buffalo. There is a good road system that travels along the lakeshore between these two cities, providing easy access to Lake Erie vacation homes located in Pennsylvania. The rail routes in Pennsylvania are mostly in the eastern part of the state and form part of the train lines that run between Washington and New York City. One of the best ways to get around Pennsylvania is by car. If you are flying in from other parts of the globe, you can hire a vehicle from any one of the reputable agents at the airports.

Visitors to Pennsylvania Lodging

Pennsylvania is a great family vacation destination. The state is home to several top amusement parks which are ideal for family fun days. There are also more than 120 state parks where you can enjoy nature trails, fishing and hunting. Philadelphia vacation rentals are near a wealth of interesting museums for you to explore as a family. Music and art enthusiasts will enjoy the many festivals that take place throughout the year. These are usually weekend or week-long events where there are excellent music and entertainment combined with food and craft stalls. There are several casinos that provide endless gaming entertainment. Golfers have a choice of top-quality golf courses at which to enjoy 18 holes of golf. Philadelphia is also home to several major and minor league sports teams. Sports fans from all over the region often flock to the city when there is a big game.

Seasons to Travel to Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a variable climate, depending on where in the state you are staying. Most of Pennsylvania enjoys a humid continental climate. Rain occurs throughout the year and heavy snowfall can occur in the winter months, especially in the far northwestern parts of the state. Philadelphia, because it is closer to the coast, benefits from a more subtropical climate. There really is no off season in which to visit Pennsylvania. Poconos resorts and Endless Mountain vacation rentals are a four-season destination, and visitors who enjoy snow sports will love the icy winter months when the state benefits from heavy snowfall. If you are wanting to explore the countryside, summertime would be a more ideal time to visit as getting around during this season is more convenient. It is advisable to listen to the weather reports when traveling as tornadoes frequently occur during the hot summer months. In the cities, the attractions of museums, shopping and entertainment are available all year round.

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