Things To Do in Pennsylvania

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

AMF Mt. Lebanon Lanes

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Parkway Lanes

$28 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 or 4 with Range Balls & Course Credit at Green Hills Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Green Hills Golf Course

Birdsboro

$86 $43

Links-style golf on a course designed by a famous Scottish architect atop the estate of a wealthy Prohibition-era bootlegger

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

"Early Days of Rock and Roll" at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sunday, November 16 (Up to 50% Off)

"Early Days of Rock and Roll"

Sands Bethlehem Event Center

$29.50 $14.75

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Sway to doo-wop hits such as "Sixteen Candles" and "Runaround Sue," performed by The Brooklyn Bridge, The Del-Satins, and The Earls

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

Fall Admission to Sesame Place, September 6, 2014–October 26, 2014 (Up to 53% Off)

Sesame Place

Langhorne

$67.41 $32

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Silly, not-too-spooky Halloween fun, including mazes, rides, live shows, and a Sesame Street character hayride

Ceramics Painting for Two or Four at Color Me Mine (Up to 52% Off)

Color Me Mine

Colonial Park

$30 $15

Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand them to staff to glaze and fire

Paintball Package for Two, Four, Six, or Eight from Paintball Promos - Multiple Locations (Up to 81% Off)

Paintball Promos

Multiple Locations

$40 $10

Paintball Promos packages include choice of two area fields, admission, and all necessary equipment

$49 for One Month of Unlimited Heated Yoga Classes for New Students at Yoga Flow ($99 Value)

Yoga Flow

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

Expert instructors lead fluid Vinyasa-yoga classes to strengthen and stretch muscles in a heated studio

Grape Harvest Festival Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Naylor Wine Cellars on October 4 or 5 (Up to 52% Off)

Naylor Wine Cellars

Stewartstown

$30 $15

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Celebrate the grape harvest by sampling wines, touring the vineyard and winery, stomping grapes, and listening to live music

$99 for a One-Night Stay for Two at The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast ($210 Value)

The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast

The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn

$210 $99

A building constructed in 1887 now houses a charming B&B with a sprawling backyard garden and a hot tub in the mountains of central PA

Two Games of Bowling with Shoes, Pizza, and Soda for Two, Four, or Six at Chacko's Family Bowling Center (58%Off)

Chacko's Family Bowling Center

Wilkes-Barre

$32.90 $16

Bowling alley with a rich history offers fun games of group bowling, oven-baked pizzas, and cool soda by the pitcher

$25 for Two Tickets to LuLu's House of Horrors at LuLu Shriners Arena, October 10 through November 1 (Up to $50 Value)

Lulu's House of Horrors

LuLu Shriners Arena

$50.20 $25

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Wagon ride through spooky woods and cemeteries ferries passengers to ghost- and zombie-stocked haunted house

Two Private Lessons and One Group Lesson for One or Two at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 80% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Chesterbrook

$142.50 $29

Experienced instructors teach individuals or couples such techniques as ballroom, Latin, swing, and foxtrot during private and group lessons

Martial-Arts Program at Wushu Taekwon-Do Academy (Up to 93% Off). Eight Options Available.

Wushu Taekwon-Do Academy

Lebanon

$143 $20

The Little Heroes & Super Heroes program is for kids aged 3–5 and helps them better their coordination, listening skills, and integrity

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Two or Three Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes for Students at Verge Yoga (Up to 47% Off)

Verge Yoga

Radnor

$290 $179

Beginning and advanced yoga classes promote a strong mind-body connection

Three Rounds of Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf at Lycoming Mall (Up to 56% Off)

Glowgolf at Lycoming Mall

Lycoming Mall

$18 $9

Visitors putt their way through a black-lit mini-golf course, working their way around glow in the dark obstacles

Pittsburgh Comic Con at Monroeville Convention Center on September 26, 27, or 28 (Up to 50% Off)

Pittsburgh Comic Con

Monroeville Convention Center

$40 $20

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Marvel Comics artist and guest of honor Bill Sienkiewicz joins actors from "Doctor Who" and "Star Wars" for three-day convention

$10 for $20 Worth of Billiards and Bar Snacks at Drexeline Billiards Club

Drexeline Billiards Club

Drexel Hill

$20 $10

Numerous pool tables are available for casual or competitive play

Four Hours of Paintball with Equipment for Two or Four at The Paintball Asylum (Up to 51% Off)

The Paintball Asylum

Tannersville

$99.90 $49

Grasping paintball guns, camo-wearers fueled by free air and 500 rounds stalk woods filled with manmade obstacles

Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off).

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Mountain Speedway

$99 $49

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Admission for Two or Four at The Freak and Funhouse (Up to 50% Off)

The Freak and Funhouse

Bowmanstown

$24 $12

Most unusual haunted house features twisted skits performed by unsavory creatures and characters enhanced with cutting-edge makeup and props

Adult BYOB Canvas Painting Workshop at Busy Bees Pottery and Arts Studio (Up to 57% Off). Three Options Available.

Busy Bees Pottery and Arts Studio

Springfield

$58 $29

With provided materials, a 16"x20" canvas, and an instructor's guidance, artists paint a prechosen design while sipping wine they've brought

Entry to the 5K or 15K Race at the BattleFrog Race Series on Saturday, September 27 (Up to 51% Off)

BattleFrog Race Series

Mines and Meadows ATV/RV Resort

$99 $49

Race designed by Navy SEALs tests your strength and endurance on obstacles; real SEALs demonstrate action sequences inspired by their work

Wine and Cheese Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Tour at Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars (Up to 54% Off

Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars

Multiple Locations

$35 $17

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Sample five varietals of wines paired with Di Bruno Bros. cheeses and learn about the winemaking process

One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes and Fitness Center Access at Lakevue Athletic Club (Up to 70% Off)

The Fitness Center at Lakevue Athletic Club

Middlesex

$65 $20

Work out out solo in a well-equipped weight room and two cardio rooms, or tone up in spinning, yoga, and Body Sculpt classes

Paintball Gun, Mask Rental, and Field Admission for 6 or 12 at Paintball International (Up to 84% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$150 $25

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups scatter into indoor arenas

$25 for Two Discount Golf Cards from My Loop Network Golf Card ($50 Value)

My Loop Network Golf Card

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Discount golf cards help golfers save on greens fees during the 2014 golf season

$25 for Two Discount Golf Cards from My Loop Network Golf Card ($50 Value)

My Loop Network Golf Card

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Discount golf cards help golfers save on greens fees during the 2014 golf season

Comedy Night at Valley Forge Casino Resort on Friday, October 10 or November 14, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Comedy Night at Valley Forge Casino Resort

Valley Forge Casino - Waterford Room

$30 $15

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Local and nationally touring comedians take the stage in a daring attempt to make people laugh

River City Brass Presents "Legends" on October 2, 3, 4, 7, or 9 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 79% Off)

River City Brass Presents "Legends"

Multiple Locations

$61 $20

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A brass band known for its versatility takes on epics both mythic and real, from The Lord of the Rings to soldiers from ancient Rome

$18 for $30 Worth of Go-Karts, Laser Tag, and Mini Golf at Carlisle Sports Emporium

Carlisle Sports Emporium

Sports Emporium.

$30 $18

Go-karts zoom around multiple tracks and kids aim lasers in two tiered 7,500 sq. ft. laser-tag arena at a center with mini golf and arcade

Admission for Two or Four to Pumpkin Art Carve Family Fun Nite at Chester County Art Association (40% Off)

Chester County Art Association

West Chester

$20 $12

Interactive art activities encourage kids and adults to explore their creativity through pumpkin carving and a variety of seasonal projects

One or Three Family Packages with Jungle-Gym & Balladium Admission & Mini Golf at Jungle Wonder (Up to 42% Off)

Jungle Wonder

Limerick

$40 $24

Families play rounds of mini golf on a jungle-themed course glowing under black lights as kids cavort on a playground covered in foliage

Introductory Rock-Climbing Class for One, Two or a Family of Up to Four at Philadelphia Rock Gyms (Up to 56% Off)

Philadelphia Rock Gyms

Multiple Locations

$45 $22

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First-time climbers learn basic techniques and rope-safety procedures then practice on more than 3,000 sq. ft. of climbing surfaces

Discover Scuba Diving Class for One, Two, or Four from Indian Valley Scuba (Up to 52% Off)

Indian Valley Scuba

Harleysville

$49 $25

Experience breathing underwater for the first time with a scuba discovery class that last approximately one hour

$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

$15 for a Family Pass for Two Adults and Two Kids to Fall Fest on October 19 ($30 Value)

Abington Art Center

Jenkintown

$30 $15

Families enjoy art galleries and live music, while kids get to explore a moon bounce and make art of their own

Round of Mini Golf and Ice Cream for Two, Four, or Six at Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf (Up to 51% Off)

Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf

Gettysburg

$21.80 $12

Two 18-hole mini golf courses incorporate waterfalls, tricky hole designs, and rocky outcroppings; ice cream cones to celebrate rounds

"My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!" at Palace Theatre on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 43% Off)

"My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, & I'm In Therapy"

Palace Theatre

$35 $20

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Steve Solomon’s one-man show introduces audiences to his unusual family through spot-on accents and affectionate impersonations

One-Hour Bounce Pass for Two or Four at Bounce FunPlex & Mini Golf (Up to 47% Off)

Bounce FunPlex & Mini Golf

Shamokin Dam

$18 $10

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Kids of all ages burn energy bouncing on wall-wall trampolines, doing flips and dives into cushy foam pits

BYOB Art Class for Two at Art in the Pod (Up to 56% Off)

Art in the Pod

Southampton

$90 $40

Take home a finished 16"x20" painting after this evening BYOB art class

BYOB Painting Class for 2 or 4, or a Party for Up to 8 at Busy Bees Pottery and Arts Studio (Up to 57% Off)

Busy Bee Pottery & Art Studio

Audubon

$58 $29

With provided materials, a 16"x20" canvas, and an instructor's guidance, artists paint a prechosen design while sipping wine they've brought

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

Treetop Zipline and Challenge Course for Two or Four at The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge (Up to 51% Off)

The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge

Adventure Center

$80 $39

Perched up to 50 feet above the ground, adventurers run through a 3,000-foot obstacle course complete with zipline rides

$13 for $24 Groupon — Solace Yoga Loft

Solace Yoga Loft

Indiana

$24 $13

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$39 for a Six-Week Anti-Bullying Program for Youth at Evolution Enterprises LLC ($120 Value)

Evolution Enterprises LLC

Butler-Lyndora

$120 $39

Anti-Bullying program helps kids build confidence, defend themselves, and learn how to defuse tense situations

Hang-Gliding for One or Two from Learn2Glide (Up to 54% Off)

Learn2Glide

Pittsburgh

$300 $149

Collect action-camera pictures and videos with this hang-gliding lesson package

5 or 10 Kung Fu Fit Classes at Rothrock's Kung Fu & Tai Chi (Up to 79% Off)

Rothrock's Kung Fu & Tai Chi

Multiple Locations

$65 $17

Classes combine kung fu, kickboxing, and self-defense raining into one high-energy workout

18 Holes of Golf and Cart Rental for Two or Four at Harmony Ridge Golf Club in Harmony Township (Up to 53% Off)

Harmony Ridge Golf Club

Harmony Township

$64 $32

Duos & quartets challenge one another on verdant 120-acre golf course designed for swingers of all levels

Concealed-Weapon or Tactical-Pistol Class for One or Two at On-Sight Tactical Training Institute (Up to 57% Off)

On-Sight Tactical Training Institute

Saeger Town

$110 $49

Certified instructors focus on state laws and firearm safety, helping students understand the responsibility of carrying a concealed weapon

All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball International (Up to 77% Off)

Paintball International

Linglestown Paintball

$80 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$65 for $125 Worth of Martial Arts — NEPA Mixed Martial Arts

Nepa Mixed Martial Arts

Larksville

$125 $65

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Birdsfoot Golf Club (Up to 55% Off)

Birdsfoot Golf Club

Freeport

$142 $68

Rustic charm of rolling fairways dotted with yellow flowers and farmhouse-turned-clubhouse beckon golfers after warm up with range balls

$47 for All-Day Paintball Outing with Equipment for Six at North East Adventure Paintball ($210 Value)

North East Adventure Paintball

5, North East

$210 $47

Players sprint across one of five themed fields targeting enemies with environmentally-friendly, oil-free paint

Tandem Skydive for One or Two at Skydive Collegeville (Up to 46% Off)

Skydive Collegeville

Collegeville

$350 $199

Guests strap into a skydiving harness along with a trained instructor for a tandem dive, free-falling at speeds of up to 120 mph

Christmas-Ball Glass-Blowing Class for One, Two, or Four from Michael Peluso (51% Off)

Michael Peluso

Dover

$160 $78

Under the tutelage of a master glass blower, students produce a series of simple and colorful Christmas balls from provided materials

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

10 Boot Camp Classes from DEA Fitness Bootcamp (79% Off)

Dea Strength Training

Bryn Mawr

$150 $31

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Mini-Golf, Batting Cage Play, and Other Sports Games at Stop N Sock (Up to 50% Off)

Stop N Sock

Daugherty

$20 $10

The golf park's family-friendly activities include mini-golf on an 18-hole course, pitch and putt, and swing practice on a driving range

Haunted Mini Golf for Two or Four at The Windmill (Up to 50% Off)

The Windmill

Hopewell

$24 $14

18-hole mini-golf course featuring ghoulish scenes and glow-in-the-dark golf balls

10-Class Yoga Package for One or Two at Yoga-Cise (Up to 66% Off)

Yoga-Cise

Quakertown

$100 $39

Yoga teacher who specializes in helping people reduce pain through yoga and her staff lead Flow, Mixed Level, and Restorative yoga classes

Footgolf and Ball Rental for Two or Four at Stone Meadows Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Stone Meadows Golf Course

Buck

$30 $15

Soccer and golf come together in footgolf, a hybrid sport played by kicking a soccer ball into oversized holes throughout the golf course

$30 for Two-Hour Baseball Camp at All Star Baseball Academy ($100 Value). Five Locations Available.

All Star Baseball Academy

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Kids ages 7 to 13 learn fundamentals during two-hour camp taught by knowledgeable coaches

"Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite" at Tower Theatre on Friday, December 19, at 6 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Max & Ruby

Tower Theatre

$35 $17.50

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Bunnies from the hit children's show charm kids with a unique take on Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker

$28 for a Two-Hour Bowling Outing for Up to Four at North Versailles Bowling Center (Up to $56 Value)

North Versailles Bowling Center

North Versailles

$56 $28

Guests don shoes & hurl orbs down lanes topped with stunning landscape of Pittsburgh's nighttime skyline

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes or 10 or 20 Cardio Classes at NextStep Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

NEXTStep Martial Arts

Fairfield/Gettysburg

$215 $59

Adults and children alike learn the kicks and strikes of Taekwondo; cardio classes get students' hearts racing during workouts

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

Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

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

"Defending The Caveman" at Penn's Landing Playhouse on August 28–September 27 (Up to 46% Off)

"Defending the Caveman"

Penn's Landing Playhouse

$65 $35

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Rob Becker's acclaimed one-man show, seen in 45-plus countries by more than 10 million people worldwide, sends up the battle of the sexes

$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

$29 for Two Hours of Bowling Including Shoe Rental for Up to Six at Nationwide Bowling (Up to $80 Value)

Nationwide Bowling

Multiple Locations

$80 $29

Eleven locations with amenities such as automatic scoring, sports bars, grills, and arcade games

$20 for $35 Worth of Painting Classes — a r t ERIE b a r n

Art Erie Barn

Redeem from Home

$35 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

5 or 10 Beginners' CrossFit or Metcon Kickboxing Classes at CrossFit Rhythm (62% Off)

CrossFit Rhythm

Reading

$50 $19

Newly opened CrossFit gym also offers Metcon class that's a hybrid of CrossFit, kickboxing, and cardio techniques

One or Three Months of Dance Classes at Turi Studio of Dance (Up to 85% Off)

Turi Studio of Dance

Scranton

$125 $29

Young students discover passion for performing arts with lessons in tap, ballet, modern, hip hop, flamenco, and jazz dance

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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,
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Designed by Mark Ormison in 1897, the fairways of Bob O'Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park sprawl over 51 acres and invite linksmen to frolic among foliage that has been flourishing for more than a century, while also gazing out on metropolitan views. Players find themselves challenged right from the get-go with a second hole that is also the toughest, but can strive for birdies at holes 8 and 17 to recover. At the 11th hole, golfers encounter a quirky rectangular green, whose geometric origins are likely found in a house having occupied the space long ago. The course is managed by the local charity The First Tee Pittsburgh, which strives to encourage good character, values, and healthy life choices in children through the game of golf, and proceeds from the course benefit its programs.

Before hitting the course, players can hone their form at the course’s driving range in good weather, take lessons with a Class A PGA professional, or strengthen their swings at the Full Swing simulator, which tracks ball flight, speed, and distance in real time. The simulator offers high-definition projections of more than 35 notable courses, including Pebble Beach, Oakmont Country Club, Pinehurst Country Club, and Harbour Town Golf Links, and lets golfers sharpen their swings in the dead of winter without fear of losing a limb to frostbite or abominable ground squirrels.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 67 course
  • Length of 4,620 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 63.3 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 104 from the farthest tees
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  • 18 hitting stations at driving range
5370 Schenley Dr
Pittsburgh,
PA
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Since 1979, the staff of Lehigh Valley Racquet and Fitness Clubs has made it their mission to obliterate any barriers keeping their members from working out. Each club is open 24 hours a day year-round, with free childcare available during specific times of day. That commitment to availability helps even the busiest people find time to hop on Hammer Strength and Cybex strength-training circuits, StairMasters, and other equipment. Group fitness classes get students sweating as they execute punches in Turbo Kick cardio-kickboxing sessions or dance to Zumba's Latin-inspired workouts. Full-body boot-camp workouts are also available, mixing in calisthenics, strength training, and agility drills to continuously challenge bodies. All of the clubs? personal trainers hold bachelor's degrees in health-related fields or have national certifications from accredited organizations.

After their workouts, members can unwind in the whirlpool, sauna, or steam rooms, then drop off their free rental towels for cleaning. For sports lovers, the Allentown location also boasts basketball, volleyball, squash, and badminton courts, as well as 11 outdoor and 8 indoor tennis courts.

4636 Crackersport Rd
Allentown,
PA
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Snap Fitness's around-the-clock gyms enable members to work on their physical well-being with a cornucopia of fitness equipment. With 24-hour access, members don't have to let The Man tell them when to help themselves to Snap's strength and cardio equipment, which features built-in TVs and other media diversions. For those who exercise during conventional hours, Snap's friendly, unintimidating atmosphere welcomes patrons of all ability levels, unlike schoolyard dodge-ball squads. Members also enjoy nationwide access to all Snap Fitness locations, ideal for working out while traveling. For a dose of custom advice, patrons can seek out a personal-training session with a certified coach, who helps them assess and address their fitness goals. Clients reap the benefit of individual attention as a personal trainer helps them tackle weight loss, prepare for an arm-wrestling competition, or unveil the mysteries of arcane cable-weight machines.

606 Erie St
Edinboro,
PA
US

In 1989, Dan Gallagher and Dan Smith joined their respective names and began pursuing one common goal: to bring a contemporary alternative to Berks County's dining scene. The 40-seat eatery was successful in the Dans' hands until 2005, when Bill Woolworth and MD. Monir stopped in for dinner, fell in love with the place, and decided to buy it.

Though much of the space's original charm remains intact, the new owners gussied up the decor with white tablecloths and floral arrangements, and they solicited the help of executive chef Jason Hook to lighten the rotating menu. Jason draws on his experience studying in France and working at The Four Seasons in New York to craft healthful, contemporary French- and Californian-inspired dishes. In every preparation, he highlights the ingredients' natural tastes, often pairing local cuts of meat and poultry with fresh, seasonal ingredients and luxurious flourishes such as truffles or Lamborghini-scented foam.

Hook, Woolworth, and Monir also frequently evaluate their wine selections to ensure that they pair well with the evolving menu, which changes every week. While sipping glasses of red or white, diners can question servers about the building's rich history in the Penn's Common Historic District. Before the restaurant settled into the space, it was inhabited by an old-style soda dive, a prison doctor's home, and a grassland populated with roaming dinosaurs.

1049 Penn St
Reading,
PA
US

As the morning begins, a row of toddlers takes turns tumbling feet over head while their parents guide them into the correct movement. Later, school-age kids sit in a circle, legs stretched before them as they try to touch their toes. The trained staff of My Gym Children's Fitness Center imbue kids with life skills through music, physical activities, and games. Many classes incorporate physical exercises with social and developmental skills, while summer camps are also available seasonally. All classes take place in a well-padded room, led by staff trained in child development and fluent in Muppet.

3 W Olive St
Scranton,
PA
US