Exciting Things to Do in Upstate PA

Upstate PA provides some of the most beautiful landscapes and settings in Pennsylvania. This mountainous area is filled with lush forests and is home to many state parks throughout. Take a drive through tranquil communities like Wilkes-Barnes and Scranton and experience the warmth of quaint main streets and the small home town feel. Then head to Pottsville for a the Yuengling Brewery Tour, America’s oldest brewery.

Take a canoe ride down the winding Delaware River and stop for a swim along the way. For a bird’s eye view of the mountaintops, travel along the Governor Casey Byway through the Lackawanna River Valley. You’ll find stunning scenes of Lake Wallenpaupack and picturesque views of the Susquehanna River and the Endless Mountains. These are don’t miss adventures for nature lovers. 

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Take a Road Trip Through Upstate PA

One of the most fantastic road trips in the country to make is a trip through the Keystone State to see the autumn colors. Drive along Route 6 through Upstate PA you will see some of the most beautiful fall foliage that you will ever set your eyes on. Along the way, you can explore historic towns and make stops along the way at places like the Pine Creek Gorge, Allegheny National Forest, and Susquehanna River Valley. 

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Interesting Upstate PA Attractions

Hike, bike, camp, or try your luck at a casino during your time in Upstate PA.  Make a toast to the Keystone State with a pint at Yuengling, America's oldest brewery. Plan your trip during the fall months and enjoy some of the most spectacular foliage scenery you will ever see. 

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