/ Things to Do & See
Arts & Entertainment |
History and Heritage |
Nature and Outdoors |
Children's Activities |
With 11 counties to choose from, and over 400 miles of terrain, beautiful Pennsylvania Route 6 offers something for everyone. We invite you to come see America's history first hand. From the pristine waters of Lake Erie to the tops of the Pocono Mountains, this stretch of road has seen its share of historic moments. Or, come to experience what National Geographic called "One of America's most scenic drives." Travel through the mountains and valleys of Pennsylvania Route 6 for fall foliage, great skiing conditions, or a summer camping excursion. Whatever your passion, you'll find it here, on Pennsylvania Route 6. So, take a look around. You'll be sure to find just what you're looking for.
Arts and Entertainment:
What's your pleasure? Is it a quiet afternoon touring museums, galleries and antique shops? Perhaps it's a night out on the town listening to great live music. How about dinner and a play? Whichever you prefer, you'll find it here on Pennsylvania Route 6.
History and Heritage:
You can go anywhere and learn about its history. But, chances are you won't find an area with more historic firsts than that of Pennsylvania Route 6. The Northeast Mountains Region saw the first underground mine. The first steam locomotive took its maiden voyage in the Pocono Mountains Region. Pennsylvania's Great Lakes Region had the first lighthouse on the Lakes. The first billion-dollar oil field was found in the Pennsylvania Wilds Region. Officially known as the PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor, the highway connects the stories of how America grew industrially, socially, and geographically.
Nature and Outdoors:
Get back to nature on Pennsylvania Route 6. The possibilities for outdoor fun and adventure are endless! From fishing and boating, to bird watching, star watching and even hot air balloon watching, you'll find it all right here. Relax on the sandy beaches at Pymatuning State Park. Canoe through smooth waters of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in the Pocono Mountains Region. Climb series of steps to a beautiful lookout at the Rimrock Overlook in the Pennsylvania Wilds Region. Or enjoy 10 miles of hiking at Mt. Pisgah State Park in the Northeast Mountains Region. Find your great outdoors on Pennsylvania Route 6!
This vacation let the kids decide! There is so much for your child to do and see on Pennsylvania Route 6. Is summer heat putting a damper on your trip? Stop at the Carousel Water and Fun Park in Beach Lake, just one of the many family water parks along Route 6. There are also children's museums like ExpERIEnce Children's Museum in Erie. Walk like the animals at Claws 'N Paws Wild Animal Park in Lake Ariel. Play some miniature golf at The Northwoods Gift Shop in Wellsboro. Come play on Pennsylvania Route 6.