Published on May 9th, 2019 | by admin0
Pursue Happiness in Beautiful Pennsylvania
As one of the original 13 states in the US, it comes as no surprise that Pennsylvania offers visitors a varied travel experience.
Historical landmarks, stunning mountains, miles of shoreline, vibrant cities and more, means there is something to suit everyone in the Keystone State.
Pennsylvania is located in the northeastern, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the US. It is bordered by a host of other places of interest including Delaware, Maryland and the Canadian province of Ontario. Read on as we look at what Pennsylvania has to offer.
Enjoy a day at the races in Pennsylvania
Former US president, George Washington, famously attended local races staged by the Philadelphia Jockey Club at Hunting Park back in the in the 1830s.
The state’s love affair with the sport of kings has continued since then, with many punters playing up Pennsylvania lottery bonus code winnings at their local venue.
Pennsylvania has three thoroughbred race tracks – PARX, Penn National Race Course and Presque Isle Downs – with each hosting regular meetings.
PARX is the home of Pennsylvania’s two premier thoroughbred races, the $1 million Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby and the $1 Million Grade 1 Fitz Eugene Dixon Cotillion Handicap.
Top class sport all the way
There are numerous professional sports teams, events and venues located throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia has five major franchises in basketball, football, ice hockey, baseball and soccer, with each offering an exciting sporting experience.
Pittsburgh hosts top class teams in baseball, ice hockey and football, meaning visitors can always find top class action taking place in the region.
The rivalry the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins is one of the most intense in the NHL, with games between the pair often becoming extremely heated.
Visit the City of Brotherly Love
No trip to Pennsylvania would be complete without a visit to the birthplace of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – Philadelphia.
Start a tour of the city by taking a picture in front of the Liberty Bell or pose with the Rocky statue and run up the famous ‘Rocky Steps’ at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Don’t miss Independence Hall, the place where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in the building’s Assembly Room in 1776.
If modern attractions are more your thing, head to the revitalised Delaware River waterfront area that features numerous exciting attractions and parks.
Cherry Street Pier, Race Street Pier, Spruce Street Harbor Park and Blue Cross RiverRink all host a diverse selection of events in the area throughout the year.