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2017 Valentine’s Day restaurant specials near Reading PA
Valentine’s Day is almost here. If you are looking for the perfect romantic night out, check out one of these 2017 Valentine’s Day restaurant specials near Reading PA. A great meal can go a long way towards making your holiday special. (more…)
Best places to watch the Super Bowl near Reading PA
The biggest day of the year for football fans is almost upon us. If you would like to get out and watch the some football with other sports fans, take a look at our list of the best places to watch the Super Bowl near Reading PA. (more…)
Located an hour and ten minutes northwest of Philadelphia, Berks County is a part of Pennsylvania that’s steeped in history. Though Reading is the largest city in the county, Berks is home to a number of smaller communities and townships. Here’s an overview of four historic sites in Berks County that are worth exploring.
1. The Daniel Boone Homestead in Birdsboro
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, is home to the Daniel Boone Homestead, a site that recounts the youthful exploits of the famous pioneer. Staff and volunteers give visitors a taste of what daily life was like when Boone was growing up in the Oley Valley during the 18th century. Early settlers in the valley included the Boones and several other families. At the homestead, you can explore the Boone House, a smokehouse, a cellar, a blacksmith shop, and more.
There’s no fee to enjoy the visitor center, but there’s a nominal fee for guided tours. The homestead’s hours vary with the season so it’s a good idea to check the site’s schedule before you go.
One of the best ways to spend a cold winter evening is with good food and a good beer. Reading, Pennsylvania, has a wide variety of pubs and taprooms where you can go for a good meal to warm you up as you enjoy the company of your friends and family. Here are some of Reading’s best pubs.
Christmas 2016 Events near Sinking Spring, PA
For families, Christmastime is one of the big highlights of the year. And here in the Sinking Spring, PA area, there’s plenty of fun, family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy. The Reading area is always a great place to get into the holiday spirit, so check out some of the upcoming Christmas events going on in the area and plan some festive weekends leading up to the holidays! (more…)
Christmas Tree Farms near Sinking Spring, PA
With the holiday season in full swing and Christmas right around the corner, many people in the Sinking Spring area are beginning to set up their decorations. If you’re looking to get into the Christmas spirit, setting up a Christmas tree is a great place to start. Sure, you could buy one of those artificial trees from a department store, but many find that they’re lacking that authentic feel that you can only get with a live pine tree. That’s why we have plenty of Christmas tree farms in the area, so you can find the one that’s right for you. (more…)
Whether you like to spend time outside in the fresh air during the winter months, or you prefer to stay inside, there is plenty of things for the whole family to do in Reading, Pennsylvania. Here are some fun winter activities to check out with activities for families with younger children and even older kids, too.
Volunteer groups that need help on Thanksgiving 2016
We all have a lot to be thankful for. That’s why the holidays are such a popular time for many to give back to those less fortunate than them. If you’re looking for ways to get involved in the community this Thanksgiving, there are a variety of options in the Sinking Spring, PA area. Here are just a few of the local groups that could use some volunteer help for Thanksgiving 2016. (more…)
Thanksgiving Events in Philadelphia, PA
If you’re making the trip to Philadelphia this Thanksgiving, and are looking for something to do, there’s no shortage this year! Thanksgiving 2016 in Philadelphia, PA is packed with fun and exciting events for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you’re just here for the day or sticking around the whole week, there’s plenty of fun to be had! (more…)
Sinking Spring PA Haunted House
Here in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, we’re the home of one of the very best Haunted House experiences in the country! For 25 years, Shocktoberfest has been scaring visitors from all over the country with its amazingly haunted attractions. With a variety of experiences available, there are plenty of ways to get scared this Halloween! (more…)