Day or Weekend Trips
& Unique Vacation Ideas

Starting from the Greater Philadelphia area

Evening Ideas
Beach Clubs on the Delaware
the Beach Club-215-829-1900 pier 42
Maui 423-8116 pier 53 215-463-5771
Eli’s-at exit I6 off 95

Day Trip Ideas
Shopping the Reading Outlets/Starr Tours Cottman Ave. 215-728-0150
Atlantic City Casino Trips/Starr Tours 1-800-782-7703/
Coal Mines-Lackawanna Coal Mines 1-800-238-7245
Crystal Cave RD #3 Kutztown PA 215-683-6765
Shopping & dining in New Hope, Peddlers Village, Chestnut Hill, Skippack Village, & Manyunk –
New Jersey Shore
Lancaster/Amish (Visitor Info 215-267-7482)
Railside America Rt.22 Hamburg Strasburg RR CO. 717-687-7577
Cowtown Rodeo & Flea Market (8am-4pm) 1-609-769-3200 or 769-3207 until last w/e in Sept.
Camden, NJ Aquarium
One Mile Tour-Train Sets: Northlandz 8mi of track near Flemington NJ
Race Track

Weekend Trip Ideas
New York, NY State Touristry 1-800-CALL NYS of 1-518-465-2300
Niagara Falls Canadian Bureau 1-800-563-2557
Massachussets/Cape Cod-Nickerson State Park /Nantucket/Boston
PA/Grand Canyon/Knobles Grove Amusement park & camping 717-672-2572, 717-672-9555. 1-800-ITS 4 FUN W/E Elysburg near Bloomsburg/ Delaware Water Gap

PSU Main Campus (& football game-get tix way in advance)
814-865-4700 or 814-865-7517 or 814-863-1100 calendar touch
Nittany Lion Inn 814-231-7505
Lancaster/ Hershey/Amish
Scranton Steamtown 717-340-5200 Nat’l park to honor railroad (opened 7/95)
Maryland- Baltimore Aquarium  & Inner Harbor area
US Army Ordnance Museum-
Aberdeen Proving Ground Md 21005/ Ground Squirrel Holler
LLama treks in fall and spring, Victorian B & B near Frederick in Sharpsburg Md Rt 65 301-432-8288
Washingnton DC-Museums Holiday Inn is great – Washington DC 1-800-554-2220 will find a room in DC
Virginia/Busch Gardens/Williamsburg/Jamestown

Week Long Trip Ideas for Drives from the Phila area
Bay of Fundy between Canada & Nova Scotia ( 13-14 hr drive??) (Also from that area see ; Halifax, Peggy’s Cove ) Has a rocky shore with 30-40 ft tides between red cliffs . The tide comes in and there is ocean & you can paddle to the caves and formations high up in the ledges –
Diving Caving Kayaking The tides go out and you can walk on the ocean floor
New York Adirondack area – Lake Luzerne – near lake George without all the crowds and traffic that Lake George has – No motor boats on lake . Can take pets – camp in state park in nice facilities- kayaks & canoes on       the lake . Nice town area to explore
NY & Canada Niagara Falls

Places worth flying to:
Ski the West
Villas of the World
Islands-Club Med 1800 ClubMed 1-800-388-8850 through Weekends
Florida-Sanibel Island
Canada/Algonquin Park/ Quebec/ Canadian Rockies
Williamsburg (special packages- 1-800-541-2225)
Ecuador-Galopogos Islands
Dude Ranches ie : Texas (Bandera Texas Mayan Dude Ranch 210-796-3312)