Who knew the American Dream was down the road?
Experience the Dream on a 6 day tour from west to east across Route 6!
Day 1: Mile Marker 00 to 38
Visit Linesville Spillway & Pymatuning State Park. Feed the ducks as they walk across the carp’s back. Enjoy the old fashioned amusements at Conneaut Lake Park. Make sure to ride the oldest wooden roller coaster – Blue Streak. Stay at one of the many hotels available in the Meadville area.
Day 2: Mile Marker 38 to 178
While driving through Corry, stop at the oldest fish hatchery in Pennsylvania. Take a stroll through the downtown district in Warren. Relax with lunch on the dock while taking in the scenic beauty of the Allegheny Reservoir. Visit Kinzua Bridge State Park and the Kinzua Skywalk for a breathtaking view of the disaster caused by a tornado in 2003. Follow the walking tour through the Smethport Mansion District. Stay the night in Coudersport. If it a clear night - take a short trip to Cherry Springs State Park and experience why this park is called a “Dark Sky Preserve”.
Day 3: Mile Marker 178 to 222
Learn about the great Pennsylvania forest at the PA Lumber Museum. Visit the East Rim of PA Grand Canyon – Leonard Harrison State Park. Take a hike down the Turkey Path. Spend the afternoon exploring the Pine Creek Rail-Trail by foot, bike or covered wagon. Stay the night in Wellsboro, exploring the quaint shops and restaurants. If its weekend, take a dinner ride on the Tioga Central Railroad as it cruises past the Tioga - Hammond Lake.
Day 4: Mile Markers 222 to 332
Head to Troy and visit the Farm Museum for a look at rural life in Pennsylvania. Visit French Azilum & Wyalusing Rocks. Lunch in Wyalusing. Explore the town’s many antique and specialty shops. Stop in Tunkhannock to visit artisan galleries and follow the walking tour. Visit Steamtown, a National Park Site, dedicated to the history of the steam locomotive. If time permits, take a train excursion. Stay in one of the many accommodation in Scranton and test the varied European fare. Many cultural events happen in this city, be sure to take one in.
Day 5: Mile Markers 332 to 369
Continue your exploration of Scranton by visiting the Lackawanna Coal Mine where you actual go deep inside a mine. Drive to Honesdale, where you can learn more about the steam locomotive at the Historical Society Museum. Visit Dorflinger Glass Museum & Wildlife in White Mills. Stay in Hawley, where you can end your day relaxing by Lake Wallenpaupack. Fishing, boating and other water sports are available.
Day 6: Mile Markers 369 to 400
Hike into Shohola Falls. Spend the day in Milford, named one of the state’s “Prettiest Painted Places”. Explore Grey Towers, the Column’s Museum and the town’s many unique shops. Or get back to nature by hiking, biking, swimming, or canoeing in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area.
Days can be added to this itinerary by
• Exploring the many attractions in Erie like the Flagship Niagara and the Maritime Museum, Waldameer Water Park, and the area’s wineries.
• Visiting Zippo Case Visitor Center in Bradford.
• Taking a short trip off of Route 6 to discover the PA Elk region.