January 2017

SIX NEW ATTRACTIONS TO BE INTRODUCED ACROSS ROUTE 6 IN 2017

The new attractions across Route 6 offer a bit of something for everyone; history buffs, adventure seekers and cultural enthusiasts will all find another reason to visit US Route 6 in Pennsylvania this year.

Route 6 hiStory Tours: Albion, Edinboro, Waterford, Union City and Corry (Erie County)- Discover the people, places, architectural treasures and historical sites of 5 Erie County communities with a cell phone audio tour. www.erieyesterday.org.  MM 00N – 27N, MM 46-66.

Machine Gun Adventures at ACME Ammo: 10 Derrick Road, Bradford (McKean County) Experience the pulse-pounding thrill of fully automatic shooting. Their private outdoor range is set in the beautiful Allegheny National Forest region, offering machine gun adventures in a variety of packages. Experience firing the world’s most advanced military and anti-terrorist weapons. Select the Urban Assault package, Super Spy, The Gamer, the Battle of the Bulge, or create your own custom package. www.acmeammollc.com. North on Rt. 219 near MM 132.

The Classics Vintage RV Park at the Allegheny River Campground, US Route 6 West, Roulette (Potter County) – Take a trip back to the 1960’s. Classic travel trailers are now available for rent along the Allegheny River. The trailers provide an authentic and unique lodging experience, painstakingly restored with some modern interior twists. TheClassicVintageRVPark.com. Near MM 171

American Indian Cultural Center at the Belize Fund, 162 Melrose Rd, Susquehanna (Susquehanna County) – Features a variety of art and artifacts from cultures living from New York to Arizona, primarily focusing on the Susquehannock Tribe. The Grand opening is March 25, 2017. http://thebelizefund.org/american-indian-cultural-center.html. Take Rt. 92N between MM 314-315.

Carbondale Riverwalk and BikeCarbondale(Lackawanna County) - Lackawanna Heritage Valley(LHV) will open the Carbondale Riverwalk, a 1.2 mile section of trail that will give Lackawanna River Heritage Trail users a direct link from Carbondale to the D&H Rail-Trail. BikeCarbondale, a free bike share program hosted by LHV, will launch in conjunction with the grand opening of the Carbondale Riverwalk. www.lhva.org. MM 344.

Slingshot Rides Around Lake Wallenpaupack (Wayne County)Explore the Lake Wallenpaupack region including Route 6 through Hawley on a Polaris Slingshot dual seat driving machine – not really a motorcycle or a car. Half-day and full-day rentals are now available through the Stock Car Racing Experience. https://877stockcar.com/pocono-slingshot-rentals/. Hawley and Lake Wallenpaupack are MM 268-370.

For more information on more exciting activities along the PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor, contact the PA Route 6 Alliance – 814-435-7706.

Read Past Monthly Features:

Nov/Dec 2016 - Immigrant's Influence on Route 6

September 2016 - Motorcycle Your Way Across 6

August 2016 - National Park Service Turns 100

June 2016 - 2 Wheelin' Across 6

May 2016 - Veteran's Memorials

April 2016 - Artisan Trail Month on PA Route 6

February 2016-Historic Inns and Hotels on Route 6

January 2016-6 Ways to Hibernate this Winter

November 2015-Ways to Relax and Restore Along Route 6

October 2015 - Sense Spectacular

September 2015 - Scenic Overlooks and Viaducts

August 2015 - Celebrating the Birth of Gifford Pinchot Across Route 6

June 2015 - Route 6 as a Transportation Corridor

May 2015 - PA Route 6 as a National Recreational Trail

April 2015 - The Real Artisans of PA Route 6

March 2015 - Maple Month

February 2015 - Washington and Lincoln Connections