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 Visit York City Ice Arena
Lewisberry, PA: Gifford Pinchot State Park is located at 2200 Rosstown Road. This is a 2,338 Acre full service park that consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides with a 340 Acre lake as its prime attraction. There are picnic areas on both sides of the lake that offer picnic tables, charcoal grills, drinking water, and horseshoe pits. Picnic pavilions can be reserved for larger crowds. There is a softball field on one side and a volleyball court on the other. Enjoy the beach until sunset where there are boat rentals, swimming, children’s play area and snack bar. Enjoy fishing at this lake, designated a big bass lake! There are 18 miles of various trails to go hiking, from the easiest to the most difficult. Stay awhile and go camping, with 339 campsites at the southern end of the lake.
(717) 292-4112 Visit Gifford Pinchot State Park
Hanover, PA: Utz Potato Chips and Snacks is located at 900 High Street. You can see and smell the making of the famous chips and snacks at this 600,000 SF facility. The company was founded in 1921and is represented today by the 3rd generation of family leadership. There is a special glass enclosed observation gallery that looks down on the production process from beginning to end. You are guided throughout the free tour. Enjoy the outlet store when you’re finished and get tasty snacks!
(800) 367-7629 Visit Utz Potato Chips and Snacks
York, PA: Harley Davidson is located at 1425 Eden Road. They offer free factory tours to the general public. Established as an assembly facility in 1973, they assemble the Touring, Softail, CVO and Trike models. You will see exhibits that detail all the processes at the factory and have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for souvenirs. Visit Kids Corner, a specially designed area for kids under 12!
(877) 883-1450 Visit Harley Davidson
New Freedom, PA: Steam Into History is located at 2 W. Main Street. This is a train attraction that chronicles the ride taken by Abraham Lincoln to his famous Gettysburg Address and tells the story of the towns and villages he passed along the way. Riders will also hear about the skirmish at Hanover Junction prior to the Battle of Gettysburg. #17 offers a 2.5 hour round trip ride from New Freedom to Hanover Junction. The Glen Rock Express is for those who wish to take a shorter ride for just one hour. Stop by and explore the gift shop.
(717) 942-2370 Visit Steam Into History
Red Lion, PA: Family Heir-Loom Weavers is located at 775 Meadowview Drive. This is one of the last surviving U.S. textile mills. It is a small family owned and operated business that makes good use out of old, outdated power looms. They reproduce original designs from the 18th and 19th centuries and adapt them for 21st century use! Their work can be seen in many historical sites, including 9 Presidents homes, museums, and Colonial Williamsburg. They offer tours of their show house and mill for the general public with an appointment.
(717) 246-2431 Visit Family Heir-Loom Weavers
Lewisberry, PA: 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 Visit Roundtop Mountain Resort
York, PA: 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 Visit AE Balloon Flights