Press Releases & Columns

Bring the Family to the Visitors Bureau to See a Model Train Display

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 19-21, bring the kids to see a free model train display at the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, located at Route 15 and Hafer Road, next to Country Cupboard in Lewisburg. Read More

2014 Official Planning Guides Now Available!

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland and Union Counties, is pleased to unveil its 2014 Official Guide. The 76-page guide is the Bureau's key promotional piece for the year with more than 100,000 copies are mailed and distributed each year to prospective tourists and visitors. Read More

Bring the Family to the Visitors Bureau to See a Model Train Display

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 13-15, bring the kids to see a free model train display at the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, located at Route 15 and Hafer Road, next to Country Cupboard in Lewisburg. Read More

Visitors Bureau Recognizes Heritage Aviation, The Fence Drive-In and Pat Hess at Annual Dinner

HUMMELS WHARF – The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which promotes tourism in Snyder, Union, and Northumberland Counties, recently honored two local organizations for their commitment and dedication to the region’s tourism industry. Read More

2013 Official Guide to the SRV Now Available

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland and Union Counties, is pleased to unveil its 2013 Official Guide. The 80-page Guide is the Bureau's key promotional piece for the year with more than 100,000 copies are mailed and distributed each year to prospective tourists and visitors. Read More

Project Healing Waters Visits Penn's Creek

Eight injured and disabled, devoted veterans from the Batavia and Buffalo, NY, VAMC’s recently visited Kaarondinhah’s Camp Guttalata for four nights and five days of fly fishing in mid October. Read More

21 Local Children Receive Computers for the New School Year

To celebrate the coming of the new school year, MeGive, a sister project of MePush, Inc. recently awarded 21 local children with gently used computers. Read More

Campus Theatre Renovation Project Honored by AIA

The Campus Theatre Renovation Project has been honored with a Citation of Merit for Architectural Excellence by the American Institute of Architects' Pennsylvania Chapter. Read More

Knoebels' Attractions Receive Top Marks in 3 Categories

The National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) named Knoebels Amusement Resort (Elysburg, PA) as the Best Park for Families. In addition, its Phoenix roller coaster was voted by NAPHA members as the Favorite Wood Roller Coaster, and its Black Diamond roller coaster/dark ride was the Best New Attraction. Members also called Knoebels as their second Favorite Traditional Amusement Park. Read More

Bike Trail Maps Now Available

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), is pleased to unveil five newly updated Bike Trails just in time for spring! The bike maps were revised and redesigned by Julieyn Osterhoudt, a spring intern from Temple University. Read More

2012 Official Guide to the SRV Now Available

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland and Union Counties, is pleased to unveil its 2012 Official Guide. The 76-page Guide is the Bureau's key promotional piece for the year. 85,000 copies are mailed and distributed each year to prospective tourists and visitors. Read More

4th Annual Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of its Fourth Annual "Every Turn a Treasure" Photo Contest, which took place from August 1, 2011 through January 1, 2012. Nearly 300 digital images were submitted by local residents and visitors. Read More

Visitors Bureau Launches Winter Version of Mobile App

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland, and Union Counties, recently launched the winter version of their mobile app. Read More

Choo! Choo! Bring the Family to the Visitors Bureau to See a Model Train Display

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 16-18 bring the kids to see a free model train display at the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, located at Route 15 and Hafer Road, next to Country Cupboard in Lewisburg. There will be operating trains from today - and even some trains that you may remember from your childhood. Read More

Professor Shares Research, Discovery of Regional 'Treasures' in Brochure

As Bucknell University Professor Katie Faull sought to uncover the long-buried story of Moravian settlers in the Susquehanna River Valley, again and again she was struck by the stunning natural beauty and historical significance unknown to most visitors to the area. Read More

Visitors Bureau Releases New Native American History Brochure

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland, and Union Counties, has partnered with Katherine Faull, Professor of German and Humanities at Bucknell University and Cindy Inkrote, Director of the Northumberland County Historical Society, to produce a driving tour brochure that highlights the rich Native American and Moravian history in the Susquehanna River Valley. Read More

4th Annual Photo Contest Announced: Cash Prizes Will be Awarded

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties, is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual "Every Turn a Treasure" Photo Contest. The photo contest will run from August 2, 2011 through January 1, 2012. Local residents and visitors are encouraged to send digital images to the Visitors Bureau through their website, www.VisitCentralPA.org. Entrants may submit as many images as they would like. Read More

Experience Healthy, Family-Friendly Activities this Fall

The Valleys of the Susquehanna, a regional marketing partnership between the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, has something for everyone this fall -- from competitive racing events to family-friendly activities, such as corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Read More

Visitors Bureau Launches Central PA Mobile Travel App

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland, and Union Counties, has partnered with MoJo Active, an integrated marketing company in Watsontown, to launch two new Central PA mobile travel apps, one for Android smartphones and one for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The travel apps are the first of their kind in the Central PA region. Read More

Snyder County B&B Featured in Pennsylvania Magazine

From Farmer to Innkeeper: Couple built Foxboro B&B after retiring from dairy farming Read More

New Homegrown in the Valleys Guide and Local Bike Routes Now Available

The Valleys of the Susquehanna, a regional marketing partnership between the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, is pleased to announce that a new Homegrown in the Valleys agritourism Guide is now available. The guide features 70 local food and agricultural destinations in Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties. Read More

Visitors Bureau Hosting Backyard Tourism Week, May 9-13

Come discover the many treasures in the region during Backyard Tourism Week, Monday, May 9 through Saturday, May 14 at the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, located at Route 15 and Hafer Road in Lewisburg. Read More

Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau Named Small Business of the Year

The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce (GSVCC) recently issued awards to two businesses who are leading the way in innovation. The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB) was named "Small Business of the Year". Read More

Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the 13 winners of its Third Annual "Every Turn a Treasure" Photo Contest, which took place from August 1, 2010 through January 1, 2011. More than 350 digital images were submitted by local residents and visitors. Read More

Vicksburg Inn Featured in PA Magazine

SRVVB Member, Vicksburg Inn B&B, is featured in the January/February issue of Pennsylvania magazine. Special thanks to travel writer Linda Feltman for experiencing and writing about this fantastic historic Bed and Breakfast. Read More

2011 Official Guide to the SRV Now Available

The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau (SRVVB), which is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Snyder, Northumberland and Union Counties, is pleased to unveil its 2011 Official Guide. The 76-page Guide is the Bureau's key promotional piece for the year. 90,000 copies are mailed and distributed each year to prospective tourists and visitors. Read More