Susquehanna River Valley Attractions

Amusement Park

Knoebels

Knoebels Amusement Resort
Elysburg
Make new memories the old-fashioned way with classic rollercoasters, kid-friendly rides, swimming, camping, golf and attractions for the whole family.

Pay per ride with "Ticket Books" (available everyday) or get unlimited rides for one low price with a "Ride All Day Pass" (available weekdays).
America's largest free-admission amusement park also offers free parking, free daily entertainment and free picnic facilities. Take a dip in the 900,000-gallon Crystal Pool filled with refreshing mountain stream water. The pool area includes waterslides, diving boards and a play area just for young children. In addition to over 60 rides, award-winning food, swimming, games, miniature golf and gift shops, visitors can add a round of golf at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Course right next door to the park.

 

 





Caves, Caverns, Animal Parks & Zoos

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Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks

Huntingdon
Celebrating discovery and family-friendly fun since 1930! Lincoln Caverns offers one-hour interpretive tours of two spectacular crystal caverns. Educational programs, Raystown Rocks Gift Ship, gem-panning and primitive camping are available WELCOME TO OUR 90th SEASON! Cool Down Underground! Always a comfortable 50 degrees. Choose your tour time and get your tickets online or at the door.

Special Events:
Come to the Dark Side Blacklight Adventures
Caves & Karst Day
Discovery Days
Grandparents Days, Fund Day Monday, T-Rex Tuesdays, Free Kid Fridays, Baturday Saturdays, Summer Camps






Woodward Cave

Woodward Cave and Campground

Woodward
One of the largest caverns in Pennsylvania, its nickname, "The Big One," reflects its five spacious rooms, one of which, "The Hall of Statutes," is 300 feet long. Experienced guides conduct a well-explained, easily-walked tour in large, well-lit passageways that offer 50 minutes of nature at its best.

The rooms you will visit in Woodward Cave include the Ballroom, actually used for square dances and banquets.  In the Square Room, you will be shown delicate rare Helictites, cave coral, and more.  The Hanging Forest features the largest collection of stalactites found in the cave, along with ribbon formations and flow stone.  Next, in the Hall of Statues, you will be amazed at one of the largest stalagmites in the region, the Tower of Babel, 14 feet high.  The Upper Room completes the tour with a spectacular cathedral ceiling rising 60 feet from the floor below.






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Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park

Centre Hall
Open for cavern tours and wildlife tours. Penn's Cave is America's only all-water cavern and farm-nature-wildlife park. It is the only cave in Pennsylvania on the National Trust for Historic Preservation and features a large visitors center, gift shop, gem-panning, maze and cafe.
Rates & Hours
Cave Tour
Farm-Nature-Wildlife Tour
Prospector Pete’s Miners Maze
Cave Rock Mountain Tour
- This tour currently unavailable. Check back soon for information on the NEW version of our off-road adventure!
Gemstone Panning
Visitors Center, Gift Shop, Cave Cafe







Reptiland

Clyde Peeling's Reptiland

Allenwood
Summer Hours Open Daily 9am-6pm. Clyde Peeling's Reptiland is a world-class zoo specializing in reptiles and amphibians from around the world! Enjoy modern indoor exhibits of over 40 species year-round. During warmer months, experience life-size animatronic dinosaurs and hundreds of colorful parakeets in seasonal exhibits. Stunning naturalistic habitats, fun interactive exhibits, live shows and hands-on animal encounters make Reptiland an educational adventure for the whole family!

 

Hours, Rates, Show Times
Live Shows
Exhibit Gallery
Dinosaurs Come to Life
Parakeet Landing
Island Giants
Komodo Dragon Feedings






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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Halifax
Experience the wild with hundreds of animals from around the world. Guided Safari Tours* roam over 150 acres of rolling hills with herds of animals, flightless birds and giraffes. Encounter the exotic in the zoo exhibits and the Reptiles & Exotic facility. Visit the new museum and education center.

Special Events

May 15: Wildlife Conservation Day - Birds of Prey with Patrick Miller of Miller's Wildlife & Conservation Specialists. 50% of Park Admission goes toward the conservation of endangered species.

September 17: Founder's Day Celebration - 11am-3pm

October 1: Pioneer Festival - 11am-4pm.- Pioneer games and crafts for children, authentic primitive shelter, hayrides, food, and fun!

October 22-23: Boo at the Zoo - 10am-4pm

September 11: Scout Day






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T & D's Cats of the World
Penns Creek
Visit nearly 300 rescued wild mammals at T & D's, including 50 felines (lions, tigers, cougars, bobcats and servals), bears, wolves, monkeys and more. Stroll through 35 acres to see these animals in spacious natural enclosures! In May, we are open on Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 6:00 (last person admitted at 5:00).  Admission is $10.00 per person (ages 3 and over), cash only accepted for admission.  The opening of the aviary is dependent upon having enough volunteers to do so.  Admission to aviary is $5.00.
Visit Facebook: T & D's Cats for Hours and Events








Children's Museums

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Bloomsburg Children’s Museum
Explore art, science, history and culture with more than 20 hands-on exhibits for infants through teens. Special art and science programs offered weekly. Scout programs, birthday party packages, guided field trips, summer camps and museum memberships are available. Gift shop, garden, picnic tables and free parking on site.

Events Calendar
Open Monday through Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm









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Lewisburg Children’s Museum
Lewisburg Children's Museum provides interactive experiences that foster learning through play.

Watch for outdoor programming all summer.

Limited Enrollment In-Person Summer Camps

Upcoming Events

Classes and Workshops

Exhibits:

  • Space & Science
  • Play Cafe
  • Dr. K's Teddy Bear Clinic
  • Grocery Store
  • Tree House
  • Creation Station


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Lykens Valley Children's Museum

33 S. Market St., Elizabethville, PA 17023
570-809-6379

The LVCM is an interactive play and hands-on learning museum where children 0-12 years old are encouraged to explore and learn through play!

2022 Summer Exhibits:

May-July: Launch Into Learning

Our out of this world exhibits/stations will transport families to outer space with our fun stations!

August-September: Let’s Explore the Dinosaurs

The museum returns to prehistoric times when the dinosaurs ruled the world!

 

 

Community Parks, Playgrounds and Pools

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Middleburg Community Pool

Local town parks, playgrounds and community pools are a wonderful place to gather with family and friends for fun and recreation. Enjoy a picnic, let the kids run off some energy with playmates and enjoy delightful outdoor greenspaces as you reconnect with cherished loved ones. Or relax poolside while the kids swim at a community pool.    Read more.

 

 

 

 

 

On the River

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Hiawatha, Inc.
Williamsport
Cruise aboard the Paddlewheel Riverboat and hear about boom rats, lumberjacks and the characters on the river that once made Williamsport the home of the most millionaires per capita! Also enjoy family cruises, concert, karaoke, brunch, dinner and wing cruises! Refreshments available on board! Visit website for dates and rates.

Daily Cruises - Enjoy a relaxing hour-long cruise on the Susquehanna River. Through narration and music, hear the story of the Hiawatha and learn the rich history of the early days along the river.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the Hiawatha dock.

Prices: Children (3-12): $8.00, Adults (13-59): $12.00, Seniors (60+): $11.00

Season Start: May | Season End: October
June, July, & August: Wednesday – Sunday: 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m.

May, September, & October: Saturday & Sunday: 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m.


Middle Susquehanna River Keeper

Floating Classroom with Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper on the Hiawatha

Join Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper and partners once a month for a fun and educational learning experience aboard the Hiawatha. These morning cruises are for all ages and cover a range of topics from wildlife to healthy water!

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HERYN (Helping Engage our River's Youth with Nature) Program

March 20, 2022 – June 25, 2022

Six one-day sessions for young people to learn valuable fishing and kayaking skills from an instructor core of some of the region's best outdoor educators. Event Dates: June 20-25, 2022. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. Read More

Millersburg Ferry


Millersburg Ferry Boat Assoc.

Millersburg
National Registry of Historic Sites. Historic and last known wooden double stern-wheel paddle boats still operational in the USA. Enjoy a one-mile ride or two-mile round-trip ride. Call or text 717-692-2442 or visit the Facebook page prior to visiting for hours of operation and updates to schedule.

Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, just along the Susquehanna River, lies the last known wooden double stern-wheel paddle boats still in operation in the United States: the Millersburg Ferry Boats. With a fleet of two boats, The Roaring Bull V and The Falcon III, the Millersburg Ferry Boats are the only ferries still in service along the whole 464-mile-long Susquehanna River.

Suspected to have started in the 1750’s, the ferry has been in continuous service since 1817 and connects Millersburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, with an adjacent landing in Perry County along Routes 11&15, approximately 2 miles south of Liverpool. The landing sites are included in the PA State Historic Marker Program (indicated by the familiar blue and gold signs) and the ferry wall is listed in the National Registry of Historic Sites.









Family Fun Centers

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Hoopla's Family Fun/Longshots Grill
Muncy
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The Susquehanna River Valley's premier entertainment experience features mini bowling, arcade, food, sports, events and miniature golf. There's something here for everyone. Come to Hoopla's - the next generation of entertainment.
Hoopla’s Family Fun & Grill offers:
Arcade
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Mini Bowling,
Hoopslide
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18 Hole Outdoor Mini Golf Course

Lazer Frenzy Laser Maze
LongShots Grill and much more..

 

Hoopla's Xtreme Family Fun
Shamokin Dam
Hoopla's Xtreme FEC provides multiple attractions for families and friends to experience together! Our FUN attractions include trampolines, dodge ball, virtual reality, mini-bowling, mini-golf, SkyRail ropes course, arcade, party and conference rooms.
Hoopla’s Xtreme Family Fun offers:
Trampolines
Sky Rail Rope Course
Arcade
Mini Bowling
18 Hole Outdoor Mini Golf Course
Toddler Zone
Snack Xpress and much more







Treasure Castle

 

Treasure Castle Playland
Treasure Castle is the area's newest indoor children's playground featuring twenty-foot high tunnels and slides, panning for treasure, food court, games, free WiFi and costumed staff. It's not your average kids place - it's a CASTLE!
Check Facebook: Treasure Castle Playland for camp offerings
Open Monday thru Saturday, 10am-3pm

 






Farm Fun

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Bridge Avenue Berries
Allenwood

Farm Stand and U-Pick Your Own Berries Available
We are a 6-acre blueberry farm located along the Susquehanna River just 1/4 mile east of the intersection of route 15 and route 44 at the light in Allenwood. We use organic practices to produce beautiful blueberries. Open late-June through early August, weather permitting. See the website or Facebook for more details. Bridge Avenue Berries farm stand will open at the end of June with blueberries ready to pick in the end of June or early July.

Facebook: Bridge Avenue Berries  570-838-2188










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Country Vale Alpacas

New Columbia
Come out to Country Vale Alpaca Farm to meet, feed and pet the alpacas, as well as learn about their lifestyles and interact with them. Seasonal events include Alpaca Days and feature alpaca products in the farm store. Tours and groups welcome. Call for appointments.





















Mtn Dale Farm

Farm Vacations

Mountain Dale Farm
330 Hassinger Way, McClure, PA 17841
570- 658-3536
Mountain Dale Farm is a great farm stay on 175 remote acres. Come experience rural living on our peaceful farm. Help feed the animals, enjoy the stars and just wander in the beauty.

Mountain Dale Farm offers several different types of accommodations. We have five Efficiency Cottages (complete with cooking facilities), three Dormitory Cottages, one Deluxe Cottage, plus four rooms at our Farm House. All cottages are fully insulated, with heating and air conditioning to provide four-season comfort. Each cottage and the main Farm House have a unique history…over the years, we dismantled a variety of different structures scattered throughout the local area, then carefully reassembled them onto new foundations at the Farm.







Owens Farm

 

Owens Farm
2611 Mile Post Rd., Sunbury, PA 17801
570-286-5309
On 112 acres of gently rolling field and forest, the Owens family uses sustainable farming practices to raise hundreds of sheep, heritage Tamworth pigs, chickens, horses and honeybees. A traditional Big Red Barn and pond make this a picture-perfect setting for a country outing. Stay overnight in The Loft - a guest house which sleeps six and includes a private kitchen. Open seasonally April 1-November 1. Visit website for workshops and events.

 

 





Museums

CMoG

Corning Museum of Glass
From our galleries to demonstrations and even Make Your Own Glass experiences, we’re ready to delight our guests again. The Museum is open seven days a week, from 9 am to 7 pm. Plan your visit at cmog.org. Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged and are now available for purchase online. For more information visit: Facebook: CMoG

 















Sports Museums and Attractions

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USA Softball of PA Hall of Fame and Training Center

Sunbury
USA Softball of PA Hall of Fame and Training Center was established with the vision to showcase all memorabilia related to the history of PA softball. The training center provides indoor practice and instructional opportunities generally for youth.

 






Crosscutters

Williamsport Crosscutters
Williamsport
The Williamsport Crosscutters are members of the NEW MLB Draft League featuring the top draft eligible prospects from across the country as they get ready for the MLB Draft. The Cutters play their home games at Historic Bowman Field, one of the oldest operating baseball stadiums in the U.S., built in 1926. Fun, affordable family entertainment with ticket prices starting at $8.
2022 Season Schedule
Tickets and Promotions






WLL

World of Little League Museum and Official Store

525 US Route 15 (Montgomery Pike), South Williamsport, PA 17702
570-326-3607

The museum traces the history and development of Little League baseball and softball from its roots in Williamsport to around the world. Included are artifacts, interactive exhibits and Hall of Excellence.

The Museum is open on Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (ET).

Visit the Museum’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/LittleLeagueMuseum for the latest information.

Learn about the museum and it’s exhibits here: https://www.littleleague.org/world-of-little-league/about/