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...
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.
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!
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
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.
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!
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!
After months of quarantine and canceled plans, most of us are longing to getaway on a safe summer retreat. While you may be hesitant to book a hotel stay or flight to a faraway place, why not hit the road and head to one of our local campgrounds? So pack your bags, load you car and head to Pennsylvania’s Americana Region for some summer fun.
Now that it is officially summer, high temperatures and sweltering humidity will soon be a daily occurrence. However, Berks County offers easy and fun ways to cool down this season!
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.
Pennsylvania’s Americana Region attracts visitors from all over the country every year to explore our beautiful outdoor spaces, one-of-a-kind museums, and world famous festivals and celebrations. However, with the recent COVID-19 pandemic resulting in stay-in-shelter...
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.
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.
Cold and flu season is upon us and for relief from sore throats and painful coughs, many turn to Luden’s cough drops. For as long as we can remember, Luden’s has been a staple in many medicine cabinets and the trusted remedy parents turn to when comforting their children.
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.
Pennsylvania’s Americana Region may be known for its PA Dutch heritage and delicacies, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of Irish food choices in the area. With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we compiled a list of traditional Irish and European fare that you can expect to find at authentic Irish pubs in Berks County.
It’s an exciting year for women everywhere because 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment – the amendment that gave American women the right to vote.
Many people know Taylor Swift as a singer, songwriter, and actress. They associate her well-known name with the celebrity that she is today, but few people know details about her past as “Miss Americana.” The 2020 biographical documentary, “Miss Americana,” which was...