Summer Fun In The Susquehanna River Valley

Summer is a great time for people to explore and discover all the fun in the Susquehanna River Valley! Whether you’re looking to just kick back and relax, enjoying antiquing, shoppingwine trailsbreweries and amazing restaurants, or looking to spend a vacation in the great outdoors we have a wide variety of options for everyone.


Outdoor Recreation

“Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth."  - Walt Whitman

Come to the Susquehanna River Valley and Get Out into the Open Air!

Recreational opportunities abound—hiking, biking, fishing, paddling, golfing, horseback riding, watching wildlife or taking a leisurely stroll through a park with family. Read more.

Music in the Park

What's Your Summer Fun?

Discover our arts and culturehistory and heritage.

Dine at a locally-sourced favorite restauraunt.

Scream at the top of your lungs at the award-winning Knoebels Amusement Resort

Have an up-close view [about 6 feet if you’re lucky!] of an amazing variety of rescued wild animals in a family-run zoo

See bald eagles as you kayak the stunning Susquehanna River

Trip Ideas and Itineraries

Fish for trout in Penns Creek

Toast s’mores in a cabin at R.B. Winter state park

Sample the wines at 11 wineries in the Susquehanna River Valley or head out on the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Taste the craft brews in our 10 breweries or get a summer passport for the River Rat Brew Trail.

Be scared by dinosaurs and dragons – yes you read that right!

Plan Your Trip

Closer Than You Think

Less than a 4-hour drive from:

  • Rochester
  • New York City
  • New Jersey
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Baltimore
  • Washington, DC
  • Northern Virginia
  • and a little longer from Toronto and Montreal but we love our northern neighbors!

The Susquehanna River Valley is easily accessible by Interstates 80 & 81 and Routes 15, 192, and 45.


Regional Map

Discover a Treasure at Every Turn

Feel free to do as little – or as much as you like. Here in the Susquehanna River Valley go at your own pace where you are the captain of your adventure and where you will discover a treasure at every turn.