Allentown is in the perfect location to take a road trip since you can head in nearly any direction. Drive along the East Coast or go check out the Midwest. You can even take a longer trip and go south. No matter which direction you are thinking of going, consider adding a bit of nature into your road trip by visiting the following destinations, all of which are in Pennsylvania.
Archbald Pothole Park
This park in Archbald features the largest glacial pothole in the world. This pothole was formed over 20,000 years ago. It is 42 feet by 42 feet when measured at the widest area and drops down 38 feet. There is also a trail in the park that takes you through the forest and by a coalmine.
Cherry Springs State Park
Visit Coudersport to stargaze at this state park. It is among the darkest areas on the East Coast and also has 82 acres of land in addition to amazing stargazing.
Ricketts Glen State Park
This Benton State Park is among the most picturesque in the state. You can camp onsite, explore the 13,000 acres of land, go fishing, ride a horse, or visit the 22 waterfalls.
Ringing Rocks County Park
Ringing Rocks County Park is in Upper Black Eddy and has 128 acres of land. The main attraction is the 8 acres’ worth of rocks that will make music when hit gently. Bring a hammer to tap the rocks and enjoy the music before hiking the trails or having a picnic.
Seven Tubs Natural Area
This natural area in Wilkes-Barre is a great road trip destination. It features natural water slides along with glacial potholes that have filled with water, i.e., the natural tubs. You can cool off in the tubs. A two-mile trail takes you by all of the tubs, along with a bridge, stone tunnel, and waterfalls.
A vehicle from the Scott Family of Dealerships can take you from Allentown, Pennsylvania, to these destinations on a road trip.