Take the 'Liberty' to Ring the 'Bell' on a Private Tour of Pennsylvania
To see the home of the famous Liberty Bell is fantastic on a private tour of Pennsylvania.
Life. Liberty. The pursuit of happiness: Pennsylvania will forever have a place in United States of America’s history because this state is the birthplace of American Independence.
The Keystone State is another name that Pennsylvania is known by because of the definition for ‘keystone’: a wedge-shaped central stone which holds the other stones of a structure in place to form an arch. In the early days of America, geographically and strategically, Pennsylvania played a vital role in holding together the states in the newly formed Union.
Apart from the historical aspect of this wonderful state, it has so much more to offer. There is an abundance of activities to be enjoyed in the vast, diverse terrain here such as biking, backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, Geocaching, camping, water sports and during the winter cross country skiing.
So you can have very educational guided tours AND private thrilling, adventure tours, all on the one great trip to Pennsylvania.
Top 10 Things to Do in Pennsylvania
Fascinating sightseeing tour of Independence National Park and the Liberty Bell
For something different than sightseeing tours of Liberty Bell, why not take a short trip to Lancaster in Pennsylvania, the Amish Country but also the Mennonites, the Brethren, and the other ‘Plain People’ of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
It is possible to take private tours and see the way they live their lives. Learn their beliefs and why they live what seems a strange life to some people. There is a fantastic community spirit that is very evident on the tours.
One thing is for sure when deciding on a trip to Pennsylvania; you have so many options to chose from, on where and what to do. What a great problem to have!
Travel Tips for Pennsylvania
Ideally, the best time to visit Pennsylvania is in late Spring, May and June or early autumn, September and October. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold during this months and excellent conditions for going on sightseeing tours. These times are regarded as off-peak times and therefore may just be a little cheaper. July and August have humidity, high temperatures and is holiday season for locals.
The prices of food, accommodation and private tours vary from city to city and seasons in the State of Pennsylvania, but on average, costs in the state is below average compared to other states in the United States. An example of average prices for food: pub grub or a meal in a cafe is approx. $14 and a three-course dinner for two people is approx. $60. Public transport in Pennsylvania is excellent, very accessible and cheap.
Always do your research before booking any destination, check weather conditions and prices for the time you want to travel. Book any sightseeing tours you wish to go on in advance of travelling; it can work out cheaper the earlier you book. When in Pennsylvania be careful when walking around in crowded areas. If taking private tours to Amish Country be respectful of their wishes and customs.
The weather varies more in this state than most others. It is within the continental climate zone but varies by area and altitude. Generally the summers are very hot and humid, it starts to get a little cooler in Autumn, very cold in the winter months and then the temperatures start to heat up in Spring. Depending on where you are in the State, these conditions can be very extreme. The chances of snow is everywhere in the state in winter.