Pennsylvania’s Unique Tourist Attractions

Pennsylvania is widely known for Penn State football, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. However, with a nearly five-hour drive between the two cities, Pennsylvania has lots to offer.   Thanks to its position as one of the first colonies, Pennsylvania has a rich history. Visitors to the state can enjoy everything from the bustle of modern city […]

Single Mom, Strong Traveller, Strasburg Scooter Tours

If you’ve never been to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; then you definitely have to come for a visit. You might not even want to leave. While this is my hometown, I’m still finding so much new and fun stuff to do and see and eat, it’s constantly changing and growing. It’s always fun to play tourist […]

Get up Get out – Strasburg Scooter Tours on CBS 21

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO As we scoot into the summer months, it’s time to kick off our annual series “Get Up Get Out” showing you where you and your family can find unique adventures in Central Pennsylvania. This week, I got to go on a scooter tour of Lancaster’s Amish country. Meet Marc Cruisemier, […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

Lancaster County is known for its Dairy Farms, resulting in an abundance of fresh and flavorful local milk for folks to enjoy. But it’s always a welcome treat when farmers take it a step further and use it to whip up creamy, mouth-watering ice cream. In this blog, we’ve highlighted ice cream stops and shops […]

My Up Close and Personal Encounter with Lancaster County

Growing up just an hour from Lancaster County, I had experienced this beautiful area in small doses over the years. As a child, I took school field trips to Amish farmland to see livestock auctions firsthand. Then as a teenager, I visited the nearby Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire with groups of friends. In the years after […]

Scootin’ in the Coupe

Innkeeping is such a stressful job… all that cookie baking, talking to guests and fluffing of pillows  can wear you out.  Luckily, my friend Lynne, fellow innkeeper at The Australian Walkabout, had the solution.  She suggested that we check out the new coupes at Strasburg Scooter Tours. Great idea! And, since Lynne is a four-wheelin’ kind […]

Keep Calm and Scooter On

There are many different ways to explore scenic Lancaster. May I suggest a unique and exciting way to do it – by scooter. Strasburg Scooter Tours, located in Strasburg, PA, offers scooter tours for one or two riders. Hop on a one-seater and ride solo or take a passenger on a two-seater. They also rent […]

Six fabulous summer day trips

Most of us spend all year looking forward to the summer months, so when they finally come around, it’s best to make the most of the beautiful weather, extended sunlight and flexibility to plan for rewarding outings. In lieu of lengthy vacations, which are not always practical, there are plenty of sights and activities to […]

A great way to experience Lancaster County

I’ve driven a scooter once before, so I felt fairly comfortable the second time around. I’m not talking about an Amish scooter propelled by leg power; this one has 50 ccs of power and is a registered vehicle. The day was gorgeous. The sun was out and the temperature was in the low 80’s. My […]