For generations, folks have traveled to this pastoral county to witness Amish life, drive over the rolling hills, and fill their cars with handmade furniture and jars of chow-chow. You can -- and should -- still do all that, but add to your itinerary creative restaurants, local breweries and wineries, a scenic bike tour, a deep dive into Lancaster City, an afternoon on the river and much more. If you get off the beaten path, this Pennsylvania county will never stop surprising you.
This Pennsylvania city is home to a booming international population that is having a tremendous impact on the local restaurant culture. In fact, you can explore cuisines from a bevy of countries without ever leaving Reading.
The oldest community in Dauphin County is on the move thanks to an ambitious brewery and still works project -- housed in an iconic local building -- a new transit hub and exciting changes at Penn State Harrisburg.
This stunning new site in the city's historic district uses cutting-edge photo and touchscreen technology to bring visitors up-close-and-personal with the museum's exhaustive collection of artifacts. An added bonus: The installations were designed by a Philadelphia company.
Hit the road and head to the most-visited public garden in America. Boasting 1,077 acres, 20 indoor gardens, 20 outdoor ones, meadow and woodland trails, and over 11,000 types of plants, this remarkable site in Chester County is a Pennsylvania institution. While you're at it, stroll downtown Kennett Square, visit local wineries and indulge in the area's mushroom majesty.