The central region of the state offers lots of things to do in Pennsylvania on a family vacation getaway.
Don't miss the wildlife park! Spend some time walking through the area and meeting some animals!
From historical houses to tours of caves to a trolley tour, there's a variety of things to do and see.
Visit the Keystone State all four seasons for fun in the great outdoors, great food, great shopping and the best tourist attractions around.
You'll find a nice selection of attractions the whole family will love to visit.
Centre County PA
Centre Furnace Mansion
1001 E College Ave
State College PA 16801
Open all year Wed, Fri, Sun 1-4 PM
Home of ironmaster Moses Thompson. Includes 19th century period furnishings and gardens.
State College PA Hotels
814-355-1982 or 814-357-6981
Milesburg PA Hotels
Mid May to October - Mon-Fri 10 AM-3 PM, Sat 10 AM-4 PM, Sunday 12-4 PM
Former iron plantation from the early 1800s to the early 1900s
owned by the Roland Curtin family. Andrew Curtin was a governor in PA
during the Civil War era.
See the mansion with its period furnishings and architecture.
Visit the waterwheel and furnace with historical tools and machines on
Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
222 Penns Cave Road
Centre Hall PA 16828
Caverns - February to December. Hours vary, see website
Wildlife Park - April - November. See website for hours.
Pennsylvania State University
State College PA
Visit one or more of the following on your walk around the campus:
Has various events and concerts throughout the year
Woodward Cave Dr
Woodward PA 16882
One of the things to do in Pennsylvania open Mid April to beginning of October
Bring a jacket, wear non slip shoes
Lycoming County PA
Williamsport Trolley Tour
Williamsport PA Hotels
June through August
Trolley can be boarded at 3 locations:
Peter Herdic Transportation Museum
Susquehanna State Park - you can book a Hiawatha Riverboat tour on the Susquehanna River and board at the dock in the park.
Third Street Parking Garage
Ride the trolley and see Victorian Williamsport, Millionaire's Row, Memorial Park and Brandon Park.
Has a haunted trolley tour in October and a tour to see light displays in December.
Northumberland County PA
The Hunter House
1150 N Front Street
Sunbury PA 17801
March to December Mon, Wed, Fri 1-4 PM
Artifacts, displays, exhibits and information on the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.
Have fun with all the things to do in Pennsylvania in this region of PA on a vacation!