What happens on Tuesday… We call Poetry Night.

By |2018-09-07T09:35:19-04:00September 7th, 2018|Things to Do|

Calamari’s. At the uptown end of downtown Erie. 1317 State. Turn left in the lobby to a long bar as well as booths and tables with raised seating in the back and entrance to the patio, with another entrance to the stairs that lead to another bar and two big rooms upstairs. Turn right in [...]

Poetry in Erie, Pennsylvania

By |2018-08-30T15:07:13-04:00August 30th, 2018|Things to Do|

Another delightful activity available to visitors to Pennsylvania, most definitely in the northwest corner of the Keystone State around Erie, is poetry. Hello, I’m Chuck Joy, the poet host of Poetry Night, a weekly poetry event in Erie, and Poetry Night might be as good as any place to begin exploring Poetry in Erie.

10 of the Quaintest Small Towns to Visit in Pennsylvania

By |2018-03-30T15:12:32-04:00March 30th, 2018|Things to Do|

Although big cities like Philadelphia often come to mind when people think about Pennsylvania, the Keystone State also offers a vast and beautiful countryside. Visitors discover picturesque lakes, impressive mountains, quaint covered bridges and traditional Amish farms. If you travel through rural areas, be sure to explore at least one of the top 10 small [...]

Top 10 Craft Breweries in Pennsylvania

By |2018-03-29T12:04:49-04:00March 29th, 2018|Craft Beer, Things to Do|

One of the best reasons to visit Pennsylvania is to check out the incredible array of breweries found within the state. Craft breweries are popping up across Pennsylvania, creating a vibrant beer culture in small towns and big cities alike. Take a closer look at the top 10 breweries in Pennsylvania and start planning your [...]

Top 10 Lakes to Visit in Pennsylvania

By |2018-03-28T14:00:40-04:00March 28th, 2018|Things to Do|

Pennsylvania offers thousands of beautiful lakes that span more than 150,000 acres. During the summer, the Keystone State represents an appealing destination for vacationers who like to swim, fish, sail, scuba dive or water ski, and some even enjoy snowmobiling or ice fishing in the winter. Here are 10 of the top lakes to worthy [...]

The Top 10 Most Popular Historical Sites to Visit in Pennsylvania

By |2018-03-27T14:39:39-04:00March 27th, 2018|Things to Do|

Pennsylvania is packed with historical sites. Whether you want to get to know the Founding Fathers a little better, enjoy incredible views of cities like Pittsburgh or explore the history of places like Erie, there is no shortage of attractions to choose from. If you're planning a trip to Pennsylvania, include as many of these [...]

Wolf Administration Hosts Cabinet in Your Community Event

By |2018-03-26T18:31:09-04:00March 26th, 2018|Press releases|

Philadelphia, PA – Today, Wolf Administration cabinet officials were joined by community members for a Cabinet in Your Community event at the Community College of Philadelphia. This series of events gives community members the opportunity to talk with their state government officials and discuss issues important to the region. “Since the Cabinet in Your Community [...]

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Wintry Weather

By |2018-03-02T12:34:22-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Press releases|

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter this morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania after seeing his shadow. “February 2nd is an exciting day for Punxsutawney as the nation turns to the charming town to celebrate this cherished Pennsylvania tradition,” said Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. “Groundhog [...]

2018 Happy Traveler Trip Planning Guide Released for National Plan for Vacation Day

By |2018-03-02T12:31:27-04:00January 30th, 2018|Press releases|

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Tourism Office announced the release of its annual Happy Traveler state travel guide, in coordination with a national effort to reduce the number of unused vacation days. The guide is a resource to encourage and inspire avid travelers to experience happiness in Pennsylvania. January 30, 2018 marks National Plan [...]