Pennsylvania Regions

Fun for Everyone Throughout Pennsylvania!

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has rich with historical landmarks, a beautiful countryside, dozens of parks and hiking trails, and lots of wholesome entertainment, restaurants, and attractions to make everyone happy. Spending your vacation in Pennsylvania is the best choice you’ll make to experience camping and tourism in the most magnificent ways.

Get up and close and personal with American history at Gettysburg, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the Drake Well Museum. Go fishing at Lake Erie or go on a wilderness adventure in the Pocono Mountains, visit one of the farms in Amish Country, or cheer for the Nittany Lions at Penn State in State College, PA. The possibilities for absolute fun and excitement are endless.

To keep from becoming overwhelmed by everything you can do in Pennsylvania, we’ve produced several regional overviews of the major areas in the state and notable sites to discover. We have regional overviews covering Northeastern PennsylvaniaSoutheastern PennsylvaniaWestern PennsylvaniaNorth Central Pennsylvania, and South Central Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Regions to Visit

You can find attractions, events, and campgrounds no matter where you go in the state. Our regional overviews are guides to help you better plan your vacation and find family-friendly locations.

Northwestern Pennsylvania

When you want variety out of your vacation, you can’t go wrong spending time with the family in Northwestern Pennsylvania. The Great Lakes and Northwestern Pennsylvania’s Oil Region spanning from Oil City to Titusville are the sources of many exciting attractions, campgrounds, parks, and fishing areas. You could go fishing in the Great Lakes and impress your friends and family with your skills or take a train ride on the Wabash Cannonball through the birthplace of the modern American oil industry.

North Central Pennsylvania

Welcome to the home of the largest Penn State University campus at State College. If a small-town setting and rustic countryside feel are what you’re looking for this summer, then camping in North Central Pennsylvania might be what you need. The Pennsylvania Wilds is made up of over 2 million acres of forest and have the largest concentration of elk in the entire Northeast of the country.

Northeastern Pennsylvania

You can look for a piece of heaven no matter where you are in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Go hiking along the Loyalsock Trail or visit the Coal Country, where vintage opera houses, railroad depots, speakeasies and many fascinating artifacts of Pennsylvania’s past have been preserved. You’re bound to find excitement, thrills, beauty, and entertainment. Your trip will be an unforgettable experience with all the events, attractions, wildlife parks, and hiking trails you’ll discover!

Southwestern Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is the heart of Southwestern Pennsylvania and you won’t have any issue finding things to do there or visit a campground near the area. Visit the museums in downtown Pittsburgh or go to Buttermilk Falls, the tallest waterfall in the region. The nearby Youghiogheny River is where you can test your rafting and kayaking skills as you navigate through the rapids!

South Central Pennsylvania

Home to the largest concentration of Amish and Mennonite people, the Hershey Company, and the turning point of the American Civil War, South Central Pennsylvania has no limits on the events, sites, and places you’ll see. The picturesque countryside provides endless camping possibilities for your family. You’ll learn about the best sites and spots to check out during your trip.

Southeastern Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, the Liberty Bell, Amish Country, and many iconic landmarks and locations, are all found in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The region is rich with history and serene outdoor camping and hiking environments. Experience the past while having a great time at the countless events, campgrounds, and attractions in the region! You’ll have so much to do with the camping adventures you’ll have in the Delaware Valley.

Pennsylvania Tourism Resources

For more information on the attractions, landmarks, events, and festivals throughout Pennsylvania, you can refer to the following websites:

Go Camping America

Visit Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle & Camping Association