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Are Ski Slopes Open in NEPA Despite Lockdowns?

Friday, February 26th, 2021
person skiing making jump down slope

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been a subject of major concern for everyone for the last year now, skiers probably weren’t all that concerned with it interrupting their pastime, thinking the virus would be slowed or stopped before winter. This wasn’t the case, and it has been hard for every fan of every outdoor recreational activity to figure out how to continue their pursuits despite lockdowns and other restrictions.


The D&H Rail-Trail Wins Trail of the Year

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
snowy trail and line of trees

It may be cold and it may be snowy, but it’s conditions like these that produce some of the most beautiful sightseeing you can find in Northeastern Pennsylvania, or pretty much anywhere. When the snow clings to the tree branches and the sunlight catches the fresh powder just right, it’s no wonder the D&H Rail-Trail won trail of the year by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)


Get 2 Dollars off Sweets at the Deliciosa Cake shop

Friday, January 29th, 2021
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The major year-end holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some great deals in the NEPA area right now. While many stores are working hard to bring customers in safely during the long Pandemic, few are discounting baked goods to do it. At Sweets by Deliciosa Cake Shop in Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, you can get $2.00 off an order of their Valentine’s 6 cupcakes box! Continue reading to learn how you can redeem this offer.


Hike the Best of NEPA’s Trails this Winter

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
person hiking in winter forest trail

If you’re unsure of why someone would enjoy hiking trails in the winter, you probably just haven’t done it yet. Winter hiking may not be for everyone, but you have to give it a shot at least once in your life. The best trails in NEPA aren’t just picturesque for just 3 seasons out of the year. Bundle up, bring a camera and your best sense of wonder when you visit any of these wonderful winter hiking trails in North-Eastern Pennsylvania.


Get all your Favorite Baked Goods for the Holiday Season Right in NEPA!

Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Something about the holiday season calls for baked goods. Maybe it’s the warmth coming from the oven or the sweet smell that we crave after coming in from the cold outside, but it all just fits during the holiday season. We’re lucky to have all the bakeries we have in Northeastern Pennsylvania so that when we start craving cookies, bagels, cakes, and more, we don’t need to make it all ourselves.


All the Best NEPA Events this December

Thursday, December 17th, 2020
happy holidays on glittery lights background

Wondering what you are going to do for fun this December? With so many holiday events canceled, rescheduled, or changed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, you might be finding it hard to plan any kind of fun Holiday activities, but there are plenty still happening in North-Eastern Pennsylvania this year. Continue reading to learn about a few of them now!


3 Reasons You Should Visit Nesbitt Park this Fall

Monday, October 26th, 2020
park bench lamp posts trees and path in park

There are plenty of great places to visit this fall in Northeast Pennsylvania. Fall is the perfect time to walk the trails and catch a glimpse at the changing colors of the leaves on the trees. One great place to do this and so much more this fall is Nesbitt Park. Continue reading for three reasons why Nesbitt should be one of your primary destinations as the season grows cooler.


Try Hiking This Fall at These Hiking Trails in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Friday, October 16th, 2020
paved trail through trees with autumn leaves

Fall may be a cold season, but it brings with it some beautiful scenery. As leaves change and begin to fall, you should get up, go outside, and walk some of the many beautiful nature trails in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). Continue Reading the rest of this entry to learn about some of the best trails NEPA has to offer.


Prepare for the Best Fall Treats Northeastern Pennsylvania Has

Friday, October 16th, 2020
autumn river and trees overcast sky

If one of your favorite things about Autumn is the food, you should get adventurous and explore the seasonal food options available to you in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). From Apple Cider to Pumpkin Spice, to Halloween candy and more, NEPA has what you need in spades and more than you ever imagined.


Fun Autumn Activities in North-Eastern Pennsylvania

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
rural northeastern pennsylvania trees valley and sky

There’s nowhere on earth quite like North-Eastern Pennsylvania. When Autumn rolls in, it’s like you get to experience the transformation in slow motion. The weather gets cool and the leaves change color, and suddenly the most comfortable thing you can imagine wearing is a sweater, jeans, and a snug, warm hat. Continue reading this entry for a list of places to go and things to do to celebrate the arrival of Autumn in North-Eastern Pennsylvania.