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Pennsylvania Visitors Guide

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Pennsylvania, with its rolling hills and historic battlefields, is one of America's most fascinating states - one of the few states in the nation that can offer a rich experience for any traveler. First-class cities, such as Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, are alive with great restaurants and nightlife, providing a perfect complement to Pennsylvania's beautiful mountain vistas and rolling, forested countryside. In addition, Pennsylvania's rich culture and history have impacted the nation and the world, making the Keystone State an enriching and educational destination for vacationers of all ages.

Pennsylvania is the fifth most visited state in the United States, and its easy to see why. Home to more than 54,000 miles of rivers and streams, 116 state parks, and 20 state forests, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of place to roam in Pennsylvania's wilderness. For the curious, more than 1,000 museums and hundreds of historical sites help tell the Commonwealth's rich and storied past. Families craving nostalgia and excitement will enjoy a visit to one of the 25 amusement parks in the state, two of which have been designated as National Historic Landmarks. Cold weather enthusiasts can hit the slopes at one of the 33 ski areas located in Pennsylvania, or glide across the ice at numerous skating rinks and frozen ponds. Visitors can get a taste of Pennsylvania at one of its 64 wineries and bargain hunters can shop 'til they drop at one of the many outlet malls, antique shops, or upscale boutiques found almost anywhere in the state.

Here in Pennsylvania you'll find variety - from the Amish farms of Lancaster County, to the historic Gettysburg Battlefield, where North and South fought the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Come and experience elegant Philadelphia, romantic Poconos resorts, and dynamic Pittsburgh, one of America's most livable cities.

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