Rally: Area Attractions
3 Great Local Events Happening the Same Weekend: Elk, Engines & Indians!
Things to do near the Rally site:
The Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, PA - Located in his hometown, 835 Philadelphia St, Indiana, PA 15701, Open 10-4 Mon-Sat and 12-4 Sundays. Adults $7; seniors (62+), military personnel, and students $6; children 7-17 Yrs. $5; children 6 and under Free.
Double Diamond Deer Ranch, Cook Forest - Really Cool (not just for kids) ) Open 7 days a week from 10am to Dusk, Mother's Day through Thanksgiving. Adults $7.00; Children, 4 & under Free; Groups of 10 or more $5.00 / person.
The Punxsutawney Phil Groundhog Club - as in "Groundhog Day"
Cook Forest State Park - A National Natural Landmark Known for old growth trees, some over 150 ft. tall, climb the fire tower, horseback riding, canoeing, walking trails.
Foxburg, PA - Home of the first golf course in the U.S., winery, chocolatier, restaurant on the river, Segway tours.
Drake's Well - Oil well discovered on a farm in 1859 launched the modern Petroleum Industry; Tuesday-Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday - noon to 5 p.m.
Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad – Ride along Oil Creek or stay overnight in a real caboose
Brady's Bend Allegeheny River Overlook - Coordinates: 40°59'17"N 79°34'58"W
Point where hang gliders used to launch, and a family restaurant
BWP Bat Factory, Brookville, PA - Tours available
Duck Boat Tours, Pittsburgh – Fun, fascinating amphibious vehicle tour of the city and rivers
"Pittsburgh and Its Countryside" - Multi-County page with lots of information
Things to do a little farther away:
Flight 93 Memorial, Shanksville, PA – Honor the passengers who became American heroes on 9/11 as they thwarted terrorist plans to crash another plane into the Capitol
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's Kauffman Family House architectural Pièce de résistance in the Laurel Highlands, near Ohiopyle – Tour Reservations Needed -- see their URL
Kentuck Knob – The I. N. Hagan House, another Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, only a few miles from Fallingwater – Tour Reservations Needed — see their URL
Great Kinzua Skywalk State Park, Mount Jewett, PA -- Experience the thrill of walking out 600 feet high on the newly opened Kinzua Sky Walk that is built on the mighty steel towers of the Kinzua Railroad Viaduct — an engineering marvel in the late 1800's, once dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World", but devastated by a tornado in 2003.
video Kinzua Sky Walk Short 3 min. video about the rail bridge
Bill's Old Bike Barn, Bloomsburg, PA – A former bike dealer, with parrot on shoulder, delights in sharing a creatively displayed lifetime collection of vehicles and memorabilia.
Zippo/Case Factory & Museum, Bradford, PA – Famous lighters and knives artistically displayed
"Elk Expo" Event Celebrating the reintroduction of Elk in Pennsylvania's great outdoors. Pennsylvania's elk range covers approximately 835 square miles. Opened in 2010, the Elk Country Visitor Center sits on 245 acres on Winslow Hill in Benezette, Pa. The area is home to the largest elk herd in the northeastern United States. Two more links with Elk information:
Keystone Elk Country Alliance, 134 Homestead Drive, Benezette, PA 15821 814-787-5167
Groundhog Wine Trail – Wineries dotted throughout central Pennsylvania. 814-236-0910
Straub Beer Brewery, 303 Sorg St, Saint Marys, (814) 834-2875
Scenic Byways – Pennsylvania Scenic Byways
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau, 2801 Maplevale Road, Brookville, PA 15825, 814-849-5197
Pennsylvania Wilds – Visitor Info North Central PA Counties with New Bethlehem on the western edge
Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau – Areas north of New Bethlehem