Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

by Christine O'toole
     
 

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path show you the Keystone State you never knew existed.

Discover extinct creepy crawlies at the Insectarium, the country’s largest bug museum. Put your car in neutral, take your foot off the brake, and

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Overview

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path show you the Keystone State you never knew existed.

Discover extinct creepy crawlies at the Insectarium, the country’s largest bug museum. Put your car in neutral, take your foot off the brake, and feel the spooky effects of Gravity Hill. Head 150 feet underground to get an up-close look at the history of coal mining at Tour-Ed Mine.

So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762786152
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
Off the Beaten Path Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
1 MB

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Walk among historic camp buildings, a sawmill, and a logging pond, all surrounded by
Appalachian wilderness at the Pennsylvania
Lumber Museum in Galeton. Page 111.

Meet the Author

Christine H. O'Toole is an award-winning feature and travel writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a frequent contributor to the Washington Post. Her work also appears in magazines including United Airlines' Hemispheres and National Geographic Traveler, and in other newspapers including the New York Times, International Herald-Tribune, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and USA Today.

Chris is the author of Pennsylvania: Off the Beaten Path (Globe Pequot Press; 11th edition, 2012), Fun With the Family: Pennsylvania (Globe Pequot Press, 7th edition Fall 2009), and Pennsylvania's Forbes Trail: Gateways and Getaways Along the Legendary Route From Philadelphia to Pittsburgh (Taylor Trade Press, May 2008) with Burton K. Kummerow and R. Scott Stephenson. Her work is included in Travelers Tales'  Prague and the Czech Republic:True Stories (Travelers Tales, March 2006)  She is also a contributing writer at Pittsburgh Magazine. 

Chris is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers. She has reported most recently from the United Kingdom, Jackson Hole, Bordeaux, and Israel.  

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