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Pennsylvania destinations, parks and attractions

Are you going on a road trip to Pennsylvania, looking for tips about the destinations so you and your party can enjoy it, be comfortable and not spend a fortune?

Here are some of the top destinations in Pennsylvania and tips about visiting them

National parks and monuments in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State parks and historic sites

Pennsylvania Seasons, bugs, topography and climate

Pennsylvania's climate is a typical mid-Atlantic, hot summers, cold winters with prevailing winds from the west. The average temperature in July is about 70 °F (21 °C) and in January about 28 °F (−2 °C).

Pennsylvania Camping tips

PA state parks have the most variety of ways to spend the night. When visiting state parks, you can stay overnight in:

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  • State park inns
  • Modern and rustic cabins and unique houses
  • Deluxe cottages and yurts
  • Campsites for RVs, cottages, and tents
  • Trail shelters for those who are backpacking through
  • Organized group campsites and cabin camps

Stay Overnight in State Forests

If you want to stay in PA state forests, you’ll have to give up those modern conveniences. Our state forests offer primitive and motorized camping without any modern facilities, water, dump stations, or utility hook-ups.

This is where you want to stay to get a true wilderness camping experience!


There are both state parks and private campgrounds in Pennsylvania.