What to Do

Explore the many things to do along PA Route 6 in this section of our site.


Shopping along PA Route 6 is an adventure in its own. In each of our small quaint towns, you will discover unique stores, a vast array of locally made goods, memorabilia and the friendliest shop owners. Whether it’s a piece of art, a bottle of wine, maple syrup, artisan cheese or some new outdoor gear; you will find something to fit your taste and style.

Artisan Trail

Traveling on Route 6 across northern Pennsylvania a string of small communities greets you. Each town has it’s own character. The unique personality of each community is the result of a refreshing mix of artisan shops, artist studios and locally run businesses set in the rural and wild landscapes of our mountains, fields and rivers. This is not the land of large chain stores! Artists and artisans create their work in a variety of media and styles, from ceramic to wood, contemporary ceramics and paintings to historically accurate forged iron-work. Check out the artists, galleries, museums and shops. Also check the calendar of events for listings of fairs, festivals, shows and other events.


In your pursuit of the ultimate roadtrip, you will find plenty of “don’t miss” moments across Route 6. Whatever your passion, we have something to quench that desire.

Sports & Recreation

With an abundance of outdoor facilities, US Route 6 is the perfect place to explore your sporting and recreational pursuits. This includes professional sports venues and sports teams in our two big cities; Scranton and Erie.


Get back to nature on Pennsylvania Route 6. The possibilities for outdoor fun and adventure are endless!

Heritage & History

US Route 6 in Pennsylvania, officially known as the PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor, connects the stories of how America grew industrially, socially, and geographically.

Culture & Entertainment

What's your pleasure on this roadtrip? 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 PA Route 6.


No one said you had to stick just to the blacktop known as PA Route 6 on your roadtrip. With careful planning you will discover a wide variety of side trips, interesting tours and walking tour. Read More: Tours


Get out!  With thousands of miles of trails for hiking, biking, rowing and just getting out, you can find a trail to explore. Read More: Trails