Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path show you the Keystone State you never knew existed.
Discover extinct creepy crawlies at the Insectarium, the country’s largest bug museum. Put your car in neutral, take your foot off the brake, and feel the spooky effects of Gravity Hill. Head 150 feet underground to get an up-close look at the history of coal mining at Tour-Ed Mine.
So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
Christine H. O'Toole is an award-winning feature and travel writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a frequent contributor to the Washington Post. Her work also appears in magazines including National Geographic Traveler, and in other newspapers including the New York Times, International Herald-Tribune, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and USA Today.