Sightseeing in Pennsylvania

$16 for a Visit for Two to the Senator John Heinz History Center (Up to $30 Value)

Senator John Heinz History Center

Strip District

$30 $16

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Smithsonian-affiliated museum chronicles Western Pennsylvania history; new exhibits focus on Heinz and the Steamboat Arabia

Group or Private Wine Tour/Meadery Experience for Two or Four at The Colony Meadery (Up to 61% Off)

The Colony Meadery

Southside

$70 $29

Each tour-goer receives one wineglass with The Colony Meadery logo as well as a tour of the brewhouse and tastings of each flagship mead

The Electric City Trolley Station & Museum Entry with Option for a Trolley Ride for Two or Four (50% Off)

The Electric City Trolley Station & Museum

Downtown Scranton

$12 $6

Museum displays a variety of vintage trolleys, interactive exhibits where visitors can generate electricity, and the story of the third rail

Colors Exhibit for Two or Four from Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites (51% Off)

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center

$40 $21

Visitors get to visit several Bethlehem sites as a part of the Colors exhibition, viewing artifacts that are known for their vivid colors

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to the Choo Choo Barn (Up to 51% Off)

Choo Choo Barn

Strasburg

$15 $7.50

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Visitors admire a 1,700-square-foot model train layout handcrafted by one family for over 50 years; includes 150-plus miniature animations

Admission for Four or Family Membership at Roebling Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Roebling Museum

Roebling

$30 $12

Marvel at preserved industrial artifacts such as photographs, wire ropes, and machine parts, as well as everyday life in the company town

Visit for Two or Four to The National Civil War Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The National Civil War Museum

East Harrisburg

$22 $12

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17 galleries filled with more than 25,000 documents and artifacts tell an unbiased account of the American Civil War

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum (Up to 52% Off)

Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum

Altoona

$20.80 $10

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Three floors of interactive exhibits, static displays, and a movie theatre commemorating the contributions of railroaders and their families

Season Passes or VIP Admission to One Attraction at Waldorf Estate of Fear (Up to 50% Off)

Waldorf Estate of Fear

Lehighton

$140 $70

A haunted hotel teems with spirits, a hayride tows visitors through a horror-filled cornfield, and infected souls stalk a forest trail

Admission for Two or Four or Individual or Family Membership at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles (Up to 42% Off )

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown

$12 $7

Wander about the museum, taking in classic cars from the past and seeing how cars evolved from the earliest versions

$18 for House and Garden Tour for Two from Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation ($30 Value)

Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation

Wilkinsburg

$30 $18

Take a tour of gardens and homes in the Regent Square neighborhood of Wilkinsburg

Individual, Dual, or Family Membership with Optional Summer Concerts at Abington Art Center (Up to 46% Off)

Abington Art Center

Jenkintown

$50 $30

Individuals, duos, or families enjoy discounts on art-center classes, workshops, and shop items, as well as advance notice of special events

$26 for Daily Admission for Two to Polymath Park Resort ($44 Value)

Polymath Park Resort

Acme

$44 $26

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture situated on 100+ wooded acres

Two or Four Combo Tickets to Festival of Fears (50% Off)

Festival of Fears

Falls

$40 $20

Haunted festival thrills and scares guests with two attractions, the Village and the Psycho-Path

General Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Jerry's Classic Cars and Collectibles Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Jerry's Classic Cars and Collectibles Museum

Pottsville

$20 $10

Classic cars from the '50s and '60s alongside midcentury murals, a bandstand and drive-in, and more than 20,000 collectibles from the era

Mechanical-Music-Machine Museum Visits at Debence Antique Music World (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Debence Antique Music World

Franklin

$16 $8

Explore the world of antique auto music players at a museum stocked with nickelodeons, music boxes, and phonographs

$599 for One Hour of Flight Time in a Helicopter from H&L Enterprises of WNY LLC ($840 Value)

H&L Enterprises of WNY LLC

Chautauqua

$840 $599

Robinson R44 flies up to three passengers at a time over the Chautauqua Lake region for panoramic views of landmarks and natural wonders

Fall Fest or Family Music Fest for Two or Four at Whispering Pines Family Farm Camp (Up to 50% Off)

Whispering Pines Family Farm Camp

Perkasie

$18 $10

Fall activities such as pumpkin picking, hayrides, wildlife, and a large harvest maze; live music and bonfires on October 25

Non-Event Weekend Admission for Two or Four to Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation (Up to 53% Off)

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

Newtown Square

$16 $9

The 112 acres of farmland present a living history of the 1700s via a farmhouse, blacksmith, and animals including cows, sheep, and horses

Visit for Two or Four or a Family Membership at Venango Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Venango Museum

Oil City

$18 $9

Museum showcases the art, science, and industry of Oil City with exhibits focused on the discovery of oil and the oil industry

Visit for Two or Four Adults or a Family to the National Watch & Clock Museum (Up to 53% Off)

National Watch & Clock Museum

National Clock & Watch Museum

$16 $8

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The continent’s largest collection of timepieces includes the massive Engle Clock, hands-on exhibits, and George Washington’s pocket watch

Haunted House Adventure for Two or Four at Fright Factory (Up to 52% Off)

Fright Factory

Philadelphia

$60 $29

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Travel through an insane asylum, a genetics lab, a mausoleum, and a look at the true nature of fear at one of America’s scariest attractions

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Admission for Two or Four to America On Wheels (Up to 50% Off)

America on Wheels

1st Ward

$16 $8

Sprawling transportation museum hosts exhibits of classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles

Dairy-Farm Tour for Four or Eight at Kreider Farms (Up to 54% Off)

Kreider Farms

Kreider Farms

$38 $19

90-minute tour provides a close look at the farm's massive loafing barn and high-tech carousel used for milking cows

Guided Tour for Two or Four at Glencairn Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Glencairn Museum

Bryn Athyn

$20 $11

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Medieval-style castle houses religious art dating from ancient Egypt to the 20th century

Guided Tour of Fonthill Castle for Two or Four in Doylestown (Up to 50% Off)

Fonthill Castle

Doylestown

$24 $12

Guided tours open doors to national landmark as guests weave through history-packed home of architectural visionary, Henry Mercer

Cemetery, Serial Killers, Blood & Beer! Tour for One, Two, or Four from Grim Philly (Up to 37% Off)

Grim Philly

Center City East

$29.99 $19

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Learned historians guide three-hour tour past sites of gangster and serial murders while divulging chilling facts and stories

Admission for Two or Four with Optional Saturday-Event Access at the Museum of Indian Culture (Up to 55% Off) 

Museum of Indian Culture

Allentown

$10 $5

Museum explores the life of the Lenape tribe through historic artifacts, cultural lessons, and hands-on activities

Taste Philly’s Sweetest Candy Shops Alongside a Chef

Sample Sweets from Local Shops

Reading Terminal Market

$30 $30

Stroll to top confectionaries and little-known boutiques as you sample their treats with a chef

Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and Franklin Footstep Tour for One or Two with Philadelphia Trolley Works (Up to 37% Off)

Philadelphia Trolley Works

Grays Ferry

$51 $32

London-styled double-decker busses rove to sites such as the Liberty Bell, the LOVE sculpture, and the Betsy Ross House

Admission for Two or Four Adults to National Liberty Museum (Up to 46% Off)

National Liberty Museum

Center City East

$14 $8

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Museum celebrates American freedom with a collection of glass artworks, paintings, and sculptures

Historical Pedicycle Tour for Four or Up to 15 from Big Red Pedal Tours (Half Off)

Big Red Pedal Tours

Center City East

$100 $50

Riders power a pedicycle through Philadelphia's streets, seeing 10 historic sites, such as Elfreth's Alley, and stopping to visit four

Guided Tour and Magnet Souvenirs for Two or Four at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (Up to 55% Off)

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Washington Square West

$28 $16

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Colorful tiles stretch across 3,000 sq. ft. work of mosaicked art that includes indoor and outdoor spaces with whimsical accents

Three- or Four-Hour Nightlife Tour with Transport for One, Two, or Four from PMZ Magazine Tours (Up to 51% Off)

PMZ Magazine Tours

Avenue of the Arts South

$50 $29

Stylish guide escorts you and the rest of the entourage to the city's hottest nightlife spots; Cadillac Escalade provides transportation

Philadelphia History Museum Visit for Two or Four Adults (Up to 45% Off)

Philadelphia History Museum

Center City East

$20 $12

Opened in 1941, the museum showcases more than 100,000 artifacts, including George Washington's writing desk and Joe Frazier's boxing gloves

Philadelphia History Museum Visit for Two or Four Adults (Up to 45% Off)

Philadelphia History Museum

Center City East

$20 $12

Opened in 1941, the museum showcases more than 100,000 artifacts, including George Washington's writing desk and Joe Frazier's boxing gloves

Interactive Walking Tours of Philadelphia from Stray Boots (Up to 69% Off). Four Options Available.

Stray Boots

Online Deal

$24 $8

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Clues, trivia, and riddles lead explorers through vibrant neighborhoods via the Stray Boots iPhone or Android app

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (Up to 53% Off)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Avenue of the Arts North

$30 $15

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Two buildings showcase artwork from throughout America's history, including a famous portrait of George Washington

90-Minute Walking Ghost Tour for Two or Four from The HauntedDistrict (Up to 59% Off)

The HauntedDistrict

Washington Square West

$79 $35

Tours investigate paranormal side of Philadelphia by visiting historical crime sites and learning about area's beginnings

Two-Hour Architecture Walking Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Philadelphia Center for Architecture (Up to 52% Off)

Philadelphia Center for Architecture

Center City East

$30 $15

Guides relay expertise as up to 25 guests stroll past notable architecture dating back to 1870

Visit for Two or Four to African American Museum in Philadelphia (Half Off)

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Center City East

$56 $28

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Museum dedicated to the preservation of African American heritage through exhibits, cultural programs, and historical artifacts

Mansion Entry for Two Adults or Two Adults and Three Kids at Underground Railroad Museum (Up to 45% Off)

Underground Railroad Museum at the Belmont Mansion

Fairmount Park

$14 $8

Explore the historic Belmont Mansion, which was built in 1742 and now serves as a home for the Underground Railroad Museum

Segway Tours from Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals (50%Off)

Philadelphia Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals

Independence Hall Visitor Center

$90 $45

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Philadelphia natives lead tours that pass sites like Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; may exchange for a personalized gift certificate

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Sensory overload doesn?t begin to describe Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens. A seemingly boundless compilation of colors, textures, and shapes, the labyrinthine mosaic creation spans 3,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. The masterpiece originated in the brain of Isaiah Zagar, a Philadelphia native who grew up in New York. During his third year of art school, he stumbled upon Clarence Schmidt?s folk-art-inspired installations?assemblages of found objects and recycled materials?and the young artist?s view of the art world changed. ?I didn't know that I was looking at art,? Zagar reflects in his mission statement. Self-admittedly, Zagar has been somewhat ?copying? Schmidt?s dynamic, free-flowing style ever since.

The years after art school brought Zagar an onslaught of new opportunities. He spent time as an artist in China and India, joined the Peace Corps with his wife Julia, settled in Peru for three years, and even tried his hand at ceramics in Wisconsin. In the ?60s, he and Julia returned to his birthplace?specifically, the waning South Street neighborhood. Isaiah quickly leapt into action, renovating dilapidated buildings and often adding mosaics to formerly barren walls. Eventually, Isaiah?s imagination outgrew their projects, and in 1994 he began constructing a new piece in a vacant lot near his studio?the project would become Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens.

Isaiah spent 14 precious years, which he should have applied to Y2K preparations, scooping out tunnels, erecting multitiered walls, and splashing the entire space in colorful tile. The finished product stretches across half a block of South Street; the outside enclosure shimmering with vibrant tiles, the inside housing folk art, colored glass bottles, and countless sparkling mirrors. Now a nonprofit organization, Philadelphia?s Magic Gardens invites visitors to enjoy its visual candy with guided or self-guided tours.

1020 South St
Philadelphia,
PA
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More than 50 years ago, Mr. John E. Connelly set his sights on cleaning up Pittsburgh's polluted three rivers and returning them to their former glory as the Steel City's heart and soul. As then-treasurer of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, John was in a prime position to complete his ambition. With the belief that he could get the public engaged and committed to a cleanup, he decided to give the local people access to the rivers via boat tours, knowing the city's characteristic architecture as viewed from the rivers would engender a genuine appreciation for the region's waterways and environment.

After getting his nephew, Captain Jack Goessling, on board, John purchased a 100-passenger fishing boat they would christen the Gateway Clipper, which would later launch from Monongahela Wharf for the first of its many pleasure cruises. Today, with Gateway Clipper Fleet, his dream of engaging locals and visitors in the city's history and waterways thrives with a fleet that has grown to five boats capable of accommodating 2,500 guests. Through the years, the fleet has ferried more than 25 million passengers, treating them to dinner cruises, sightseeing tours, and entertainment jaunts along the clean, blue waters of Pittsburgh's three rivers.

350 W Station Square Dr
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Facing down winds of up to 78 mph. Controlling a robotic dinosaur with the same hydraulic technology behind amusement park rides. Such experiences only skim the surface of the 100-plus attractions available in Da Vinci Science Center's 10,000-square-foot, two-story exhibit space. Here, other hands-on activities run the gamut from assembling models of carbon nanotubes to navigating a 72-foot tunnel in complete darkness or with the aid of a friendly firefly.

But exploring exhibits isn't the only way to interact with science at Da Vinci Science Center. For visitors of all ages, the center sponsors nearly three-dozen programs including Science on the Move, which brings experiments directly to schools and community centers. In addition, Da Vinci Science Center hosts several events throughout the year such as Ice Cream Wars, where participants create tasty treats using liquid nitrogen as a freezing agent.

3145 Hamilton Boulevard Byp
Allentown,
PA
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Opened on December 4, 1974, Glass Growers Gallery began as a showcase for founder Deborah Vahanian?s three-dimensional works, which she fashioned from glass and silicone. These days, the gallery houses exhibits of other artists? handmade, decorative and functional artwork, including paintings, prints, pottery, and jewelry. Besides displaying and selling work, the gallery doubles as a workspace where Deborah and her team design everything from personalized awards to wall reliefs commemorating that day your teenager woke before noon. Deborah?s services are likewise available for overseeing and advising art-show selections, installations, and maintenance.

10 E 5th St.
Erie,
PA
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Framed by unfiltered wilderness and the occasional supports of a crossing bridge, the Schuylkill River is a secluded getaway for water lovers looking to float down nature?s slow-motion roller coaster. Reading Rivertribe shuttles aqueous adventurers to chosen points along the river for leisurely kayaking, canoeing, or tubing, with each trip ending where it started: in the stomach of a dreaming whale or next to a CPR-certified shuttle driver.

545 Canal St
Reading,
PA
US

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail's picnicking spot. The University of Scranton's hallowed halls. The Hill Section's architectural marvels. Touring these popular sites on foot would take hours, but Segway of Scranton offers sightseers a more efficient way to pound the pavement. Sensitive to the body's movements, the two-wheeled segway speeds up and slows down based on how its helmeted rider shifts and can reach speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour. The vehicles glide collectively on guided tours that pass filming locations for The Office, navigate Nay Aug Park's paths, and head to tranquil spots such as quarry outlooks. Along with conducting group tours, Segway of Scranton rents its rides for self-guided excursions, corporate events, or private get-togethers.

Scranton
Scranton,
PA
US