How to Stay Cool This Summer

Photo credit: @bear_creek   When the first warm days of the season begin to arrive, everyone is always overjoyed! After a long, bleak winter closed up in the house, it’s good to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine you’ve been missing. By the time...

Let’s Go Local in West Reading, PA!

West Reading, PA sits to the west of the City of Reading, separated by the Penn Street Bridge and Schuylkill River. Like its municipal neighbor, West Reading was first settled in 1733, but while Reading grew to become the 5th largest city in Pennsylvania, West Reading...

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...

Travel Berks County Virtually From Your Home

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...

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...