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Old 05-07-2009, 09:07 AM
 
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Default Favorite Places of NEPA

Whether they are restaurants, outings, historical sites, nature trails, natural parks, playgrounds, etc and so forth. List them here!
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Greentown
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Lake Wallenpaupack. It is really a beautiful lake. Bushkill falls is really nice too. The towpath between Lackawaxen Pa and Kimbles. You can sometimes spot over 50 Bald Eagles on one trip!
Coras Bistro in Hawley has really good food. Kays in Lake Ariel has really great service, and bread and Eclairs! Spanky's in Newfoundland is nice for breakfast, good atmosphere.
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Luzerne County
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My favorites:

Restaurants: Katana - Wilkes-Barre, The Powerhouse - White Haven, Cafe Rinaldi - Old Forge,

Outings: Knoebels Grove Amusement Park...great day event for all ages

Historical: Steamtown comes to mind....Asa Packer Mansion & Jim Thorpe day tour.

Nature, State Parks, etc: Definitely Ricketts Glen State Park - Pa's gem.
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Wilmington NC. (Ogden)
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here is what i miss. some may even be gone now.

boscov's in downtown wilkes-barre
the penguins
steamtown
francis slocum state park
mirikuya on business 309 in w-b
maunch chunk
coal mine tour
fresno's in scranton (i think it was on route 6)
angelo's pizza in w-b
norm's pizza in w-b
pizza plus in scranton (keyser ave) gooood cheese steaks, especially with mayo. i know it sounds gross but try it.
Newtown rockfest and the various firemans bazaars
the car shows on public square during the summer
vino's deli on blackman street in w-b twp.
abe's hot dogs
and the thing i miss the most,
Curry Donuts coffee!
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Old 05-07-2009, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Wilmington NC. (Ogden)
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almost forgot the drive in theater in hunlocks creek!
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Old 05-07-2009, 11:38 AM
 
Location: Sunshine N'Blue Skies
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Favorite places in PA........

Beltzville Lake
Hickory Run State Park
Hershey
Gettysburg
Lancaster and the Amish countryside
Sights and Sound Theater in Ronks, PA
Wolf Lodge Poconos Pa.
Jim thorpe for crafty comforts
The Arena in Wilkes Barre when a concert is on
Camelback State Park
Skiing at Shawnee, Camel Back, Blue Mt.
Allentown Fair, Bloomsburg Fair, West End Fair........Fairs
Wegmans up in Dickson City
Dickson City shopping areas.....
Easton Regal Theaters
Palmer Mall, Phillipsburg Mall.......lots of the Malls....
The Martz Bus station that takes me to city shows!
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Old 05-07-2009, 02:22 PM
 
Location: fla
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favorite things---all the ethnic oriented picnics

polish food

tulips,snowball bushes,bleeding hearts(the plant)

the language--my family enjoy hearing "up the line",etc

old forge pizza

lackawanna state park

being able to get to nyc or philly in 2+hrs

polka music

wilk talk radio
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Old 05-07-2009, 03:42 PM
 
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The natural beauty...my son still being treated like a child instead of a mini adult...the drive-in...all the fairs and fests!
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Old 05-07-2009, 03:55 PM
 
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Ricketts Glen SP
The Loyalsock Trail
The Appalachian Trial
My Dads cabin on Panther Lake near Newfoundland
My Dads earlier cabin near the little town of Red Rock
The amusement park at Harveys Lake
Watching a movie at the drive-in theatre in Dallas
The covered bridges
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Old 05-07-2009, 05:58 PM
 
Location: PA
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Poking the hobos on Public Square with sticks.

Hillside ice cream

Hickory Run state park
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