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Airville, PA:
Indian Steps Museum is located at 205 Indian Steps Road. The museum is a one-of-a-kind destination set along the Susquehanna River. The owner wanted to share his local prehistoric Indian artifact collection with his guests by embedding these items in both the interior and exterior of the building. He was enamored with Native American history and culture and built the cabin as a testament to their long history. The grounds of the museum and the adjacent Uler-Root-Haines Memorial Trail are a wildlife sanctuary. Hike up the trail to reveal a beautiful waterfall and rock shelter. (717) 862-3948



Hanover, PA:

Utz Potato Chips and Snacks is located at 900 High Street. See how potato chips are made and breathe in the delicious aroma of the famous Utz Potato Chips and Snacks at this 600,000+ square foot facility. They have built a special glass enclosed observation gallery that looks down on the production process from beginning to end. You will be guided step-by-step with the aid of a push-to-talk audio program and closed-circuit TV monitors. A wall display of UTZ history will enhance your understanding of the company and its products. The Utz Potato Chip Trip is fun for the whole family, a learning experience for young and old, and a snack lover’s delight. Enjoy the free tour at your own pace! (800) 367-7629

Hickory Falls is located at 110 Hickory Lane. From go-karts and mini golf to an indoor play area and laser tag, there are so many things to do for kids and families at Hickory Falls! Go against other opponents in the massive laser tag arena that can hold up to 25 players. There's plenty of action with every game! Guests can enjoy the indoor oval track for go-karts year round and when the conditions are perfect, they open the track doors. Mini golf is a family favorite activity and perfect for all ages! Whether you choose to keep score on the outdoor 18-hole mini golf course or just putt for fun, it is sure to be a great time. There’s mini-bowling for the whole family and a 12 and under kids play area. Don’t forget to check out the arcade room too! (717) 632-9907

 

Lewisberry, PA:
Gifford Pinchot State Park is located at 2200 Rosstown Road. This park offers a wide variety of environmental education and recreation programs year-round. There are hands-on activities, evening programs, pontoon boat tours of the lake, an environmental learning center to see exhibits and discover more of the park’s natural environment. The park is over 2,300 acres with a 340 acre lake as it’s main attraction. There are picnic areas on both sides of the lake and pavilions can be reserved for larger crowds. Enjoy softball, volleyball, horseshoe pits, swimming, boat rentals, snack bar, and more. Go camping, fishing, and hiking also. (717) 432-5011

Roundtop Mountain Resort is located at 925 Roundtop Road. This is an outdoor family adventure! There are many things to do and packages to choose from. Spectators never pay! Some adventure packages are seasonal. Some of the great things you can do here include OGO, which is rolling down the hill in an 11 ft inflatable OGO ball. Enjoy a wet and wild ride with water inside! The Vertical Trek is a 2-hour zip line tour of a beautiful wooded mountainside. There are climbing walls, canoeing, and kayaking on a scenic mountain lake. There is archery, bumper boats, rock climbing, a chairlift ride, net walk, paintball, mountain mining, snow tubing, and skiing!! (717) 432-9631


 
New Freedom, PA:
Northern Central Railway is located at 2 W. Main Street. This is an excursion railroad that makes time travel possible! It’s an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the spirit of the season any time of year and literally ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation. It’s a breathtaking journey through gorgeous countryside that brings out the child in all of us. (717) 942-2370 


 
York, PA:
York City Ice Arena is located at 941 Vander Avenue. This facility offers high quality ice skating programs and non-skating recreation and entertainment events. The 1st floor has two ice surfaces, a full service pro-shop and snack bar with seating area, game room, a large lobby and party room area. A variety of skating programs are held on both the NHL regulation ice surfaces. Each rink includes 5 locker rooms, a referee room and spectator seating. The 2nd floor consists of a fitness center, class room and community room, which is used as a venue for special events and available for rental for private functions. This facility is home to the York Ice Hockey Club and the White Rose Figure Skating Club. (717) 848-1084  

Harley Davidson is located at 1425 Eden Road. At the tour center, you'll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination. Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You'll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it's on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping. (877) 883-1450
 
AE Balloon Flights is located in York, PA (visit web site for more information about scheduling rides and where the location will be). They are a balloon business that offers a birds eye view of South Central PA from a hot air balloon. You will soar over York and Lancaster Counties rolling hills and open farmlands. Fly inches above the water over the Susquehanna River. The fly year round, weather permitting. You can walk inside a balloon in their walk-thru Galaleo! (717) 600-8482  

Perrydell Farm Dairy is located at 90 Indian Rock Dam Road. A local favorite since 1963, the farm offers tours during store hours so you can see a real working farm in progress! You will find the freshest dairy around and also produce, honey, baked goods and so much more. You can find this all in their farm store. The kids will love petting the calves. The farm sits on 170 acres. (717) 741-3485

Timeline Arcade is located at 54 W Market Street. This arcade is your portal to the past! When you step through the door you will enter an epic world of classic arcade games intertwined with all of the latest game consoles. It is affordably priced with its pay by the hour structure and has over 250 games between its 2 locations in Hanover (22 Carlisle Street) and York. (717) 894-5956

Fire Museum of York County is located at 757 W. Market Street. Located in the historic 1903 Royal Fire House, this museum allows visitors to see how York firefighters lived, worked, and played. The building holds more than 225 years of firefighting equipment representative of the 72 fire companies of York County. Exhibits and objects on display include fire trucks ranging from the 1920’s through the 1950’s, hand-drawn pumpers, uniforms, and historic alarm systems. (717) 845-5665

The Colonial Complex is located at 157 W. Market Street. This popular museum encompasses 4 historic buildings in downtown York. Your 45-60 minute guided tour will explore the county’s role during the American Revolutionary War and everyday life and culture during the 18th century. The Golden Plough Tavern served as a source of news and information for travelers and locals. The General Horatio Gates House reflects an upper-class English home of the late 18th century. The reconstructed Colonial Courthouse highlights the story of the 2nd Continental Congress when they worked out of York in 1778 and adopted the Articles of Confederation. The Barnett Bobb Log House was built in 1812 and relocated to the Complex. It is currently used during programs for artisan demonstrations and hands-on activities. (717) 848-1587