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Dating in Berks County During the Pandemic

Dating in Berks County During the Pandemic

Dating can be challenging, and the pandemic’s social distancing recommendations haven’t made things any easier. With so many event cancellations and restaurants and attractions at limited capacity, you may have to rethink your date ideas. Fortunately, you’re in the right place.

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Enjoy the Arts this October

Enjoy the Arts this October

Musicians at a previous Pickfest enjoy some jam time before their performance. Enjoy October's Artsy Activities Halloween festivities may rule October, but don’t overlook a variety of artsy happenings this month in Berks County. Thanks to the creative organizers, some...

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Let’s Go Local This Fall

Let’s Go Local This Fall

With the vibrant red and yellow leaves, pick-your-own produce orchards, and activity-filled farms — fall in Pennsylvania is a special time of year and you don’t need to go too far to enjoy all of its seasonal festivities! Let’s go local to rebuild Berks with the popular fall activities below and make wonderful family memories.

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The Origins of Oktoberfest

The Origins of Oktoberfest

Oktoberfests take place worldwide every year. One of the largest celebrations of its kind takes place on the east coast in our own backyard of Reading, PA. The Reading Liederkranz’s holds the oldest and most authentic Oktoberfest in all of Pennsylvania, and offers five continuous days of authentic German foods, beer, entertainment, and family fun!

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Berks County’s Ultimate Fall Checklist

Berks County’s Ultimate Fall Checklist

The tell-tale signs of fall can be seen and felt across Berks County. Chilly mornings give way to colorful landscapes, and days filled with seasonal fun. It’s time for corn mazes, bike rides, train rides, long hikes, camping, bonfires, and much more. Here are some of our favorite things to do in fall. Why not spend some time enjoying these activities in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region

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Top Five Tips for Visiting Crystal Cave

Top Five Tips for Visiting Crystal Cave

Back-to-school season is almost here and many families are looking for last minute day trips in Berks County to celebrate the last few days of summer. Crystal Cave in Kutztown, PA is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. The cave is easily accessed via Rt 22/78 and Rt 222, between Reading and Allentown. Once you arrive, get ready to be amazed by Pennsylvania’s first show cave.

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Tie the Knot at One of These Gorgeous Venues

Tie the Knot at One of These Gorgeous Venues

You said “yes” to the love of your life and now you have to say “yes” to the next most important aspect of any wedding — the venue. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, many happy couples are changing their wedding plans and opting for intimate outdoor locations. Schedule a tour at one of our area’s favorite wedding spots and fall in love all over again!

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Beat the Heat with Berks County Scoops

Beat the Heat with Berks County Scoops

Now that summer is well underway in Pennsylvania’s Americana region you may be looking for easy, and tasty ways to cool down! There’s no better solution than with an ice cream cone or milkshake and you can find many great options right here in our region!

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Outdoor Dining in Berks County

Outdoor Dining in Berks County

As restaurants were mandated to temporarily stop dine-in services and offer curbside pickup and delivery options only due to COVID-19, if you’re like most, you’re surely missing your favorite dining spots in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region by now! We’re happy to announce that as Berks County transitions into the yellow phase, outdoor dining at select restaurants will be available.

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Best Birdwatching Destinations in Berks County

Best Birdwatching Destinations in Berks County

Whether you enjoy spending your free time kayaking on the water, biking down a thrilling trail, or reeling in fish, Berks County is known for its unmatched outdoor space. We invite you to visit our region this spring to partake in some of your favorite outdoor activities or try a new pastime, such as birdwatching.

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Enjoy Favorite Festival Foods At Home

Enjoy Favorite Festival Foods At Home

The summer months in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region are usually filled with a lively lineup of festivals and fairs where people gather to listen to music, mingle with others, and enjoy the delicious food they can only get this time of year.

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Great Celebrities Lived Here

Great Celebrities Lived Here

With the recent release of Taylor Swift’s Miss Americana documentary, we began to think about other notable celebrities who once called Pennsylvania’s Americana Region “home.” From entertainers and artists to athletes and frontiersmen, Berks County has been the home to many big names over the years and we included a few below.

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