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Please Touch Museum Visitor Guide

Make the most of your visit to Please Touch Museum

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Knoebels Grove Amusement Park Guide

Knoebels Grove Insider Tips to Knobels and KnoebelsCampground Guide

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Musikfest 2011 is Almost Here!

Musikfest is back for its 28th run starting on Friday, August 5th.

Lots of changes in store for this year's festival including the move to a second site on Bethlehem's south side.

Learn all about the changes and how to navigate the new Musikfest.

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Philadelphia Duck Tours Are Back!

One of Philadelphia's most unique sightseeing tours is back. Ride The Ducks, Philadelphia re-opened on April 21st after having been closed since last summer's tragic accident.

The 70 minute land/water tour has had just a few minor tweaks but still offers plenty of fun for tourists of all ages.

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Dorney Park Opening Day 2011

The fun begins on Saturday, April 30, 2011 when Dorney Park opens for the 2011 season.

Enjoy pre-season admission prices and lighter crowds - this is the best time to visit Dorney Park!

Be sure to read about everything new for the 2011 season at Dorney.

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Bear Creek Ski Resort

Yes, it's a balmy 50 degrees today, but it's not too early to begin thinking about the upcoming ski and snowboard season.

Bear Creek Ski Resort has recently opened their tune shop so you can get your gear ready before the first snow falls.

The Spa at Bear Creek has just announced their November spa specials. We think the seasonal pumpkin spice treatments sound good enough to eat!

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Shawnee Ski Resort 2011 News

Shawnee Ski Resort has recently announced several new features and upgrades for the 2010/2011 ski season.

The upgrade sure to be the most welcomed is the installation of a high speed detachable quad. The new lift, located at the Tomahawk Trail will whisk riders 3100 feet up to the summit in just 3 minutes.

Read about more changes at Shawnee.

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Fall Activities in PA

Don't let fall slip away without experiencing some of Pennsylvania's finest festivals, activities and stunning fall foliage.

Even though we're nearing the end of October, there are still a few festivals and some beautiful foliage hikes and drives.

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Shawnee Ski Resort Guide to Ski Shawnee

Experience Shawnee Ski Resort and Shawnee Mountain

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Hidden Valley Ski Area Guide to Western PA Ski Resorts

Hidden Valley Ski Area at the Hidden Valley Ski Resort

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Bushkill Falls Insiders Guide

Bushkill Falls - What to see and do, insider tips

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Philadelphia sightseeing tours and philly attractions

Guide to Philadelphia sightseeing tours and philly attractions including Macys Philadelphia tour

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Pennsylvania 500 Comes to Pocono

Get ready race fans, the Pennsylvania 500 kicks off in less than two weeks with pole qualifying day on Friday, July 30, 2010.

If you've never seen a race at Pocono, come see why the track has earned the nickname, The Tricky Triangle.

On Saturday, July 31 the track host the ARCA Series 125 Nascar Camping World Truck Series, followed by the Sunoco American Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 on Sunday, August 1.

Tickets are still available for racing events, but as always, hotel rooms are filling fast. Find Hotels Near Pocono Raceway

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Hershey Park Lodging

Make the most of your trip to Hershey Park with an overnight stay.

With Hershey's Preview Plan, you can get free admission to Hersheypark 2 1/2 hours prior to park closing (3 1/2 hours on nights when the park closes at 11pm). All single or multi-day tickets (including those bought online, via group sales, Giant, AAA, etc) qualify for this SWEET deal!

As if free extra park time isn't enough to convince you, consider that staying overnight means you can easily be at the gates when the park opens the next day and beat the crowds to the most popular attractions.

What are you waiting for? Check out all your Hershey Park lodging options now.

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Sesame Place PA Theme Park

Got an Elmo fan in the house?

Then you must head to Sesame Place Theme Park in Langhorne PA (30 minutes outside of Philadelphia).

Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the whole Sesame Street Gang are the main attractions at this Sesame Street themed amusement park. The park features both wet and dry rides, so remember to pack the swimming suits.

During 2010, Sesame Place is celebrating its 30th birthday so watch for special events and celebrations throughout the 2010 season.

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Pocono Vacation Homes

It's not too late to rent a fabulous Poconos Vacation home for a week or even just a weekend this summer. There is still plenty of availability and you can find some great rental opportunities even on popular race weekends.

A Poconos rental is often a lot more affordable than staying in one of the local resorts and many of the rental homes are in communities that offer resort-like amenities such as pools, fitness centers, boating and more.

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Unique Taste of Philadelphia

Want a unique way to get a true taste of Philadelphia? Take a city food tour!

There are a number of tours from which to choose - everything from Philly staples like the city's famous cheesesteaks and hoagies to specialty items like artisanal cheeses and gourmet chocolates.

These tours are a great way to experience the city, have a little fun and indulge in some great tasting.

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Rock Band Live Comes to Dorney Park

Get ready to release your inner rock star!

On May 28 - 31, 2010, Dorney Park will host MTV Games' Rock Band - the hottest new live show and gaming experience to hit the theme park stage.

Play Rock Band at Dorney, show your best rock star moves and you might get cast to play a set live on stage at Dorney Park in the "Rock Band Live" show.

The best news? Admission to the show whether as a spectator or participant is included in the park admission price. No extra tickets required.

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