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Pennsylvania Drive / Ride Vacation

Distance: Approximately 355 km from the Peace Bridge, Buffalo, NY
Description:

Pennsylvania is rich in culture and history and overflowing with opportunities for fun and excitement. There are countless charming shops, historic sites and battlefields, wineries and, of course, family amusements. The Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail offers a unique way to explore the area. You can start your ride in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and cycle all the way to Cumberland, Maryland, staying in lovely B&Bs along the way.

For information on the Great Allegheny Passage cycling route, click here.

Attractions: New York
  • Dunkirk Lighthouse
    The lighthouse has 55 steps to reach the top and the house attached to it has been turned into a veterans' museum. Enjoy the beautiful view while you have a picnic or sit with a cool drink in the shade.
  • Lake Erie State Park
    Lake Erie provides breathtaking views. You can stay overnight at one of the campsites, rent a cabin or just visit for the day.

Pennsylvania
  • Presque Isle State Park
    Presque Isle is an amazing place to visit, with many things for you to see and do, including discovering sandy beaches and trails.
  • Millcreek Mall Complex
    An impressive selection of retail stores, services and restaurants makes your shopping experience a truly exceptional one.
  • Grove City Premium Outlets
    If shopping is what you're looking for, why not visit the Premium Outlets in Grove City? You'll find all the major retailers.
  • Moraine State Park
    A 7-mile paved bike trail winds through the north shore of the lake. The park also provides horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and snowmobiling trails. Swimming is popular at the two park beaches. During the winter season, ice boating, sledding, skating, cross-country skiing and ice fishing are popular.
  • Point State Park
    Urban green space with breathtaking views where the Allegheny and Ohio rivers converge.
  • Carnegie Museum of Art
    This museum of contemporary art offers visitors access to great works of art as well as classes and programs.
  • Duquesne Incline
    See the best views of downtown Pittsburgh by taking a ride in a century-old cable car.
  • Frick Art & Historical Center
    Experience the Gilded Age with exhibits of fine and decorative arts in a historic building located on more than five acres of landscaped gardens.
Events: Follow these links for information about events and festivals happening in the states through which you'll be travelling:
Additional Information: For a listing of AAA recommended campgrounds, see Woodall's Campground Guides available for purchase at all CAA Stores.

For information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants and events in the area, refer to the New York and Pennsylvania AAA/CAA TourBook® available to CAA Members at all CAA Stores.

For more things to do and see in Pittsburgh, click here.
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