Here is a list of my favorite things to do in Pennsylvania. Some are pretty common, but others are just cool places I have discovered from my time spent in PA.

Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Explore the magical mosaic masterpieces throughout this "garden".

Hershey Park + Chocolate World

Visit the birthplace and factory of Hershey's chocolate world and enjoy the amusement park.

Gettysburg National Park

Visit the unique history in Gettysburg, PA.

Eastern State Penitentiary

If you go around Halloween they have a haunted attraction, which exemplifies the spookiness of the penitentiary itself.


A magical art museum located in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Mattress Factory

A bizarre, yet unique, art museum located in Pittsburgh.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The lovely floral gardens located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Ricketts Glen State Park

A great location for hiking, especially because of the waterfalls.

Dutch Springs

Tons of large inflatables located on an old quarry for some fun in the summer and to cool off.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Climb the very steps that Rocky himself jogged up here.

Duquesne Incline

Located in Pittsburgh to get to the top and bottom of the hill.

Penns Cave

The site of America's only all water cavern and wildlife park.

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

A huge buffet style restaurant that will fill you up for the entire day, I highly recommend going for breakfast.


One of the more famous amusement parks in Pennsylvania.

Independence Hall + Liberty Bell

The site of the start of America's freedom, where the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Reading Terminal Market

A top spot for people who love food, with little restaurants and dive bars, or just for fresh meats and produce.