Archive for the ‘Fun Stuff’ Category

Late Summer fun in Moosic, PA

Friday, September 11th, 2020
park walking trail with trees and grass slightly misty

With summer already drawing to a close, it may feel like your opportunities for summer fun are almost over. This isn’t entirely true. There are still a good few months of late summer and early autumn where you can have fun outside without bundling up and worrying about frostbite. Here are some ideas on things you can still do outside before Autumn is in full swing.

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New and Used Bookstores Near Scranton, PA

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
stock photo of old books in pile showing edges of paper

Finding it hard to think of something to do while you’re at home? Whether you’re still isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic, or just facing some poor weather, a great way to spend time indoors is reading. Even if it’s been a long time since you’ve sat down with a book, and it doesn’t quite seem like your thing, a trip to a bookstore may surprise you when something catches your eye. Read more of this entry for some tips on where to go in the Scranton area to buy new and used books! 

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Watch How Designer Brandon Maxwell is Giving Back to Marfa, TX with the Help of the Kia Telluride

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Fashion designer Brandon Maxwell's special take on the Kia Telluride

Kia Telluride and Brandon Maxwell Video

Throughout 2019, Kia has been working hard to help those who need it most – especially when it comes to opportunities for kids. Brandon Maxwell has been extremely lucky to make a name for himself in the world of fashion and to work with Kia to create a one-of-a-kind version of the Kia Telluride that was inspired by his home state of Texas. Now, Brandon and Kia are teaming up to give back to his hometown so local kids have more opportunities. Watch the video to learn more. (more…)

Decide if a Kia SUV or Sedan is Right for You with These Commercials!

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
Front grille of the 2020 Kia Telluride

July 2019 Videos Featuring Kia SUVs and Sedans

There are many great debates in life, such as where to go to college, what should be studied, what city to relocate to for the big job, and which house to buy. One other great debate is whether to purchase an SUV or a sedan. If you are unsure which vehicle to purchase, let these Kia commercials help you out! Enjoy!
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Which Movie Sites Should I Visit During My Summer Road Trip?

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Light on a movie set

Best Movie Sites in the USA to Tour During a Summer Road Trip

Are you getting your summer road trip in your Kia all planned out? When it comes to summer road trips, some of the go-to destinations are national parks or cities that are full of activities. However, it is always a good idea to venture off the beaten path and see something different. One attraction that we are always excited to see on our travels is a place where our favorite movies were filmed. Here are a few of our favorite movie sets for you to check out this summer in your Kia! (more…)

Make Your Next Road Trip More Fun for Your Passengers with the Help of This Word Search!

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Mother and son working on a word search together

Kia Word Search from Performance Kia

Here at Performance Kia, we like to offer tips on how to make long car rides more fun for passengers (especially kids) so they won’t be asking “are we there, yet?” every five minutes. A great way to entertain passengers and keeping them quiet is by doing word searches, Sudoku puzzles, etc. To show our love for our favorite car brand, we created our own word search for your passengers to enjoy! (more…)

Have You Seen the New “The Great Unknowns” Commercial from Kia?

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Boy with remote

Kia Commercial Featuring the Great Unknowns

Over the years, Kia’s advertising team has delivered some pretty amazing commercials – especially during the Super Bowl. In the past, Kia has used big-name celebrities in its Super Bowl ad campaigns, but this year, our favorite brand will be taking a different approach in the best way possible – and that is by saving the money that has traditionally been used to pay a celebrity and giving it away in the form of scholarships to students in need. Check out the preliminary commercial below to learn more! (more…)

What are the Best History Podcasts to Listen to While Driving My Kia?

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Three Best History Podcasts to Listen to While on the Road

As one of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania boasts a lot of history – and it is the ultimate destination for history buffs who love the Civil War, industrial history, Revolutionary War history, and more. If you are a lover of history and looking for ways to spice up your commute and road trip in your Kia, then we recommend tuning in to a history-themed podcast. Our favorites include: (more…)

Love Drawing and Coloring but Sad That Your Markers Dried Out? Recycle Them with Crayola!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Crayola ColorCycle Marker Recycling in Scranton, PA

Given our close proximity to Scranton, we are extremely familiar with the Electric City being the setting of The Office. Here at Performance Kia, we absolutely LOVE The Office and have previously made references to the show on our blog. While there have been some amazing moments on The Office like the Prison Mike bit or when the employees learned CPR, we really love how Michael Scott says that a blank sheet of paper equals endless possibilities. While we are moving into a digital age, Michael Scott’s words still ring true – especially when it comes to drawing and coloring. Kids and adults who are glued to their tech toys don’t know the joy of opening a brand-new box of Crayola markers and creating something beautiful on a blank sheet of paper. (more…)

Where was the 2019 Kia Sorento Commercial with National Geographic Filmed?

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Pink lake caused by algae and saline in western Australia

2019 Kia Sorento with National Geographic Commercials

If you haven’t heard, the Kia Sorento received a major redesign for 2019, and we are thrilled with the upgraded look and performance. Speaking of performance, the 2019 Kia Sorento and National Geographic teamed up in a commercial that showcased both the vehicle and the natural wonders of Western Australia – including coastlines, rock formations, a pink lake, kangaroos, and more! Kia Motors America recently released a shortened version of the commercial – which appears below – but we also managed to find the full-length version thanks to the Kia Canada YouTube channel. Enjoy both videos and start planning your adventures in the 2019 Kia Sorento! (more…)