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Pennsylvania, the 33rd-largest state by area in the US, also famous as an Eastern state, is a marvelous destination for tourists the world over. It is surrounded by six famous states—West Virginia, Maryland,Delaware, Ohio, New Jersey and New York. With a humid continental climate, beaches, historic sites, amusement parks, campgrounds and casinos, etc. it paves a way for tourists to enjoy a fantastic vacation. For their comfortable accommodations, there are villas, cottages, condos, chalets and cabins.  All these types of vacation home rentals in Pennsylvania are furnished with all the modern facilities and amenities to make the tourist’s lives comfortable and luxurious.

Why Visit Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania has rich history and legacy, museums with ancient artefacts and exhibits, colorful day celebrations and events and adventurous activities. Thus, tourists are bound to have a gala time in this destination.

Things to Visit in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania did not become famous overnight. Some of the best attractions that have given immense name and fame to it include the following:

Andy Warhol Museum: Located in Pittsburgh, this grand museum has a cool and composed atmosphere and provides an insight into the life of Andy Warhol, the American pop artist. In addition, it has displays on the portraits of Elvis and Marilyn. Thus, tourists can get a good chance to enrich their knowledge about these famous personalities.

Eastern State Penitentiary: Although this building lies in a dilapidated condition, great legends and stories are related to it. It is known to have been built in 1829 with long corridors and arched ceilings. It was closed in 1971 and since then it has remained unchanged. It is a good place for tourists to take photographs.

Pennsylvania State Capitol: Spread over 45 acres of land, this huge complex accommodates both tourist attractions and government buildings. It is a highly impressive structure built of Vermont granite and has two bronze doors weighing a ton each.  Tourists can schedule their tours in advance to enjoy them to the fullest.

Strasburg:Located in Lancaster County, this is an amazing small town famous for railroad history and Amish culture. Here, tourists can enjoy a 45-minutes journey on steam trains. These trains take tourists through Amish country and farms, thereby familiarizing them with historic railroad artefacts. Strasburg also accommodates the National Toy Train Museum that throws light on model train collections that date back from 1800s to the present time.

Phipps Conservatory: Located in Schenley Park of Pittsburgh, this complex, spread over 15 acres of land, has many botanical gardens. In 1893, it was donated to the city and at present, it has 23 gardens and 14-room glasshouse. This glasshouse has a huge collection of orchids, bonsai, cacti and many other exhibits. It also organizes educational programs from time to time to create awareness about its gardens and the importance of greenery.

Beaches near Pennsylvania

Beaches that have made Pennsylvania a top class destination in the US include the following:

Palmyra Township Public Beach: This beach remains open for tourists from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It is a good place for sunbathing, swimming and relaxing along the shore.  The admission fees for adults and children up to twelve years of age or below are $5.00 and $3.00 respectively.

Mauch Chunk Lake Park: Located in the Boroughs of Jim Thorpe and Summit Hill, it is anideal place for tourists to enjoy boating, fishing, biking, hiking, picnicking, swimming and camping. It also gives a fantastic view of Flagstaff Mountain to tourists.

Gouldsboro State Park: Spread over 2, 800 acres of land, it houses Gouldsboro Lake, where tourists can enjoy boating and fishing. It has restrooms, picnic areas and charcoal grills for tourists spending some time here.

Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach: Covering 8 acres of land, this beach has picnic areas and recreational lawns, adjacent to Lake Conewago. It is a good place for day camps and birthday parties.

Best Time to Visit Pennsylvania

The best time to visit Pennsylvania in terms of weather is from April 30th to June 24th. During this time, the temperature remains warm and there is the least chance of snowfall and rainfall. Thus, tourists won’t confront any problems while enjoying their vacations.

How to Visit Pennsylvania?

Visiting Pennsylvania does not involve any hustle and bustle as it connected by both air and road. Both national and international tourists can access it without any hassles. The chief airports located here include Philadelphia International Airport, Beaver Falls Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport and Williamsport Regional Airport. The local means of transportation include bus, cars and trains.

Vacation Home Rentals in Pennsylvania

It is suggested that tourists contact one of the best Pennsylvania vacation rentals by owner, Find American Rentals to rent their vacation homes. It offers no-booking-fee vacation rentals to tourists at the best prices without dilly-dallying.