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The beautiful state of Pennsylvania has so many places to explore. For those living in Woodmont Ridge Luxury Apartments at the west end of Allentown, weekend fun is just a short drive away! From big cities to quaint towns, thrill rides, and relaxing beaches, Pennsylvania has everything for the perfect getaway that doesn’t break the budget. Regardless of who you go with take advantage of the next holiday weekend (or take a day off and make one yourself) and see what kind of adventure this beautiful state has in store for you!

 

Hershey

Chocolate lovers of all ages will enjoy a sweet escape in Hershey, Pennsylvania! You can learn about how chocolate is made and how the brand came to be in the Hershey Story Museum. Hershey Park provides a full day of fun with roller coasters, games, and live entertainment.

If you’re looking for something more relaxed, the 23-acre Hershey Botanical garden is a lovely way to spend an hour or so on a nice afternoon. For the ultimate indulgence, be sure to visit the Chocolate Spa at the Hotel Hershey! Here you can enjoy traditional or chocolate-based treatments and packaged like the Chocolate Escape, which features a Whipped Cocoa Bath,

Chocolate Fondue Wrap, and Cocoa Massage – Yum!

 

The Poconos

The Poconos is an outdoor lover’s paradise and this mountainous part of Pennsylvania is a great place to escape into nature! Book a campground at Mountain Vista or the KOA and go for a nature hike to see the beauty of Bushkill Falls. If you’re not into camping, The Skytop Lodge is a luxury resort with easy access to hiking, biking, golfing, and zip lining!

Looking for a place the whole family will enjoy? Be sure to check out Great Wolf Lodge, which has an indoor waterpark and tree house water fort. Your kids can spend all day playing on the water slides, raft rides, and lazy rivers while you enjoy shopping and relaxing at their Spa and Hot Springs.

 

Philadelphia

If you live in more rural areas like Upper Macungie, the city of Philadelphia makes a wonderful long weekend getaway! Brush up on the country’s exciting history at Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, and the Liberty Bell. Catch a Phillies game or concert at Citizens Bank Park or check out all of the awesome exhibits at the Philadelphia Zoo. There are a ton of great bars and restaurants to try and an endless list of hotels for every lifestyle.

 

Pittsburgh

Since it’s a long weekend, a few extra hours of driving is totally worth it for the fun times to be had in Pittsburgh! This vibrant city has a cool cultural scene for you to enjoy, from kayaking in the Allegheny River to enjoying the iconic art at the Andy Warhol Museum. For the kids, head to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and then stop by the Pittsburgh Zoo. While you’re in the Number 1 Food City in America, try a hefty sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros or a more upscale dinner at Capital Grille.

 

Macungie Luxury Apartments for Rent

When you’re a resident at Woodmont Ridge in Allentown, Pennsylvania, these exciting long weekend getaways are just a car ride away! However, with a heated pool, sundeck, BBQ terrace, and fire pit, you may want to just spend your long weekend at home! A rental community filled with luxury resort-style amenities, Woodmont Ridge offers spectacular new one and two bedroom apartments, featuring spacious floor plans. Schedule a visit with us today to discuss our plans and pricing!