Tag: Erie

A Murphy’s Law Labor Day Weekend

I had a really awesome PA-centric Labor Day weekend roadtrip planned for this past holiday, gearing up to  explore western/central PA, and four PA state parks I’ve had on my bucketlist for a while now. What happened? I ended up essentially spending over 12 hours in the car, to spend less than 24 hours in

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Weekly Check-In: A Super-Pennsylvanian Road Trip

I feel like me typing various iterations of “there’s so many places in Pennsylvania I’ve written about, yet have not visited yet,” is getting old. And it is. So I’m not. Instead, I’m going to share that I’m in the midst of making some very concrete plans to visit four locales I’ve mentioned as wanting

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My PA Weekend Fun 2017 Checklist

I used to begin every year with a list of travel/weekend fun related New Year’s Resolutions, and then end the subsequent year going over each one to see if it was a success or a failure. This was stupid for a couple of reasons.  I almost always had too lofty of expectations, and realistically was setting

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10 Places To VIsit in Pennsylvania that Aren’t Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

The other day, while perusing a whole lot of travel blogs and websites to come up with post ideas, I noticed (or I should say, re-noticed) that when Pennsylvania in concerned, the large majority of writers break up the state into three parts: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and “The Amish.”  Now, I’m not hear to disagree with

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Soccer in PA

I’m sitting here in my parents living room in good old Upper Browndale Pennsylvania. It’s 9AM (it’s also Thursday, June 26th-rest assured I won’t get this published till sometime in July). I’m making eggs and drinking a Guinness  and trying to figure out what red, white and blue outfit I should be wearing to Scranton to watch the

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Weekend Trip Idea: Erie PA

It’s a underlying theme in my writing that I don’t give western Pennsylvania that much love, mostly because it’s an area I’m unfamiliar with. To help try and rectify this, this week’s “Weekend Trip Idea” is Erie, PA. I feel like I literally never hear anything about it, but Erie is the 4th largest city  in

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