Big Pocono State Park
We will visit Big Pocono State Park is in Pennsylvania. We will drive to the summit of Camelback Mountain. On the top you will experience magnificent views of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
Buttermilk Falls at Bear Creek Preserve
It is not always that you have to do a challenging hike to experience the wonders of nature. Buttermilk Falls is an easy walk from a road which will reward you with this 40-ft beautiful waterfall.
Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site is a railroad museum and heritage railroad located In Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the site of the former Scranton yards of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad.
The site features several original outbuildings dated between 1899 and 1902. All the buildings on the site are listed with the National Register of Historic Places.
You can learn the history of the steam engine and see the giant locomotives that helped expand our nation both from the outside and inside.
The photo above is the inside of an old postal train car.
We will enjoy a lunch including non-alcoholic beverage at a local restaurant.
Lackawanna Coal Mine
We will visit Lackawanna Coal Mine; you will experience a mine-car ride traveling 300 feet beneath the earth's surface and experience this National Award-Winning Historical Attraction.
The coal mine was originally opened in 1860, and after operating for more than half a century, the mine was closed in 1966 and lay abandoned until 1978. Later that year, the mine was converted to a museum, supported by federal funding.
The mine is a constant 53 degrees year-round, and you will receive a guided tour providing you the opportunity to learn about the coal miner’s daily life and about the coal mining industry. At the mine you will also find a nice gift shop.