Tucked away amidst the expansive lands of Philly’s Fairmount Park is one of the city’s best-kept secrets: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden. Shofuso is an authentic 17th century Japanese house and garden that offers an amazing glimpse into Japanese life and culture without leaving Philly….
Tucked away along Route 11 in northeastern Pennsylvania is one of the most amazing man-made structures in Pennsylvania: the Tunkhannock Viaduct. The Tunkhannock Viaduct (also known as the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, Nicholson Viaduct, or the Nicholson Bridge) crosses imposingly over the small Wyoming County community…READ MORE
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, features two of the most visited destinations in the state: Hershey and Harrisburg. However, few know about the two beautiful and historic covered bridges near Harrisburg. While you can no longer drive across either bridge, they are both worth taking the time…READ MORE
Throughout my four years traveling PA, I’ve visited hundreds of amazing places and learned many amazing facts about Pennsylvania. I’ve compiled my favorite Pennsylvania facts below. While you might know some of them, I bet you’ll learn something new. Here are some of the most…READ MORE
On Christmas Eve 1741, a small group of Moravians and their benefactor, the German Count Nicolaus Zinzendorf, held a religious service to christen their new settlement. After observing the singing and atmosphere, Zinzendorf declared the new settlement to be known as Bethlehem. The fact that…READ MORE
Sitting high atop a hill on the banks of the Monongahela River is one of the most curious buildings in the Laurel Highlands: Nemacolin Castle. Nemacolin Castle was built in the 1780s by Jacob Bowman. Bowman, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, traveled Nemacolin’s Road, an…READ MORE