An arts organization that began 37 years ago around a kitchen table now drives this rural region's thriving creative community. While programming, live music and tourist attractions draw visitors, a growing slate of small businesses reap the rewards. It's a promising synthesis of economic development and cultural enrichment.
January 7 through 14, half a million people will descend on Harrisburg for this 101-year-old annual tradition. If you're driving, skip the rest stop coffee and use this road trip as an opportunity to explore the state. No matter what direction you're coming from, we've got you covered.
It's time to rethink this iconic Pennsylvania county. Sure, there are still soft pretzels and bucolic landscapes, but there are also cutting-edge companies, an amazing farm-to-table food scene, resurgent towns and a thriving urban center.
What started as a young couple's dream has grown into a cheesemaking juggernaut, shipping its gorgeous products all over the country and welcoming hungry Pennsylvanians to its restaurant and shop in Spring Grove.
An old Bethlehem Steel facility has been transformed into an homage and examination of the country's -- and the Lehigh Valley's -- industrial legacy. Open since August, the museum provides a chance to get up close and personal with major machinery.
Keep your travel dollars close to home. From houseboats to historic abodes, luxury spas to camping in the great outdoors, the Commonwealth has a bounty of amazing places to stay. Check out a couple of our favorites from all across the state.
Get outdoors and hit the water for some of the best fishing Western Pennsylvania has offer. Not an angler? There are plenty of other ways to enjoy the waterway, including a Fall Costume Canoe Race on October 8.
The skywalk at the Kinzua Bridge has been called one of the 10 most beautiful skywalks in the world. This month, a vibrant visitors center will open, celebrating the steel structure's wild, winding history and capping a decade of strategic tourism investment in the region.