PropSpotlightGovernor Tom Corbett has proclaimed the month of May as Recreation Vehicle and Camping Month in Pennsylvania for the twenty-third straight year. Governor Corbett states, “The unique sites, history, and culture of Pennsylvania can be discovered by the entire family from the comfort and convenience of recreational vehicles,” and he encourages “all citizens to pursue their passions and escape with their families on the road across the farthest reaches of our state.”

That’s a perfect reason to visit the Thousand Trails preserves in the Keystone State which offer a home base to explore the culture, history and unique sites that Governor Corbett references.

donkeyCome to Gettysburg Farm to experience a true working farm – feed and pet the animals, see what crops are being planted and come meet Millie’s baby, the farm’s newborn donkey. Gettysburg Farm is conveniently located to the historic Civil War battlefields.

Can you smell the chocolate? Or hear the clip clop of the Amish buggies as they wind down the road. Both Hershey Preserve and PA Dutch Country provide the opportunity to experience the beauty of the rolling farmlands in Pennsylvania Dutch Country as well as the fun family times that can be found at in all things Hershey.

A visit to the Poconos in the summer is guaranteed to serve up a menu of fun with choices for the whole family. Make Scotrun Preserve your home base as you experience old-fashioned fun at nearby county fairs, the thrills of Pocono Raceway and whitewater rafting adventures.

In East Stroudsberg, Timothy Lake North and South, plenty of water fun can be found right onsite at Timothy Lake North’s Water World, the preserve’s indoor water complex. Mark your calendars for June 21-23 and come celebrate Water World’s 20th birthday.

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