Interesting historical facts include Pennsylvania being one of the original 13 colonies to ratify the Constitution on December 12th, 1787. It also played an important role during the Revolutionary War as it was where George Washington established his winter headquarters at Valley Forge in 1777-1778 while trying to defeat Great Britain.
Popular tourist destinations include HersheyPark amusement park with roller coasters and chocolate-themed attractions; Longwood Gardens with over 1,000 acres of gardens; Knoebels Amusement Resort for family fun; The Strasburg Railroad for steam train rides; Ricketts Glenn State Park for hiking trails with spectacular waterfalls; and Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom waterpark.
Cities in Pennsylvania
Bethlehem, Avoca, Bethel Park, Waynesboro, Harrisburg, Bear Rocks, Kiskimere, Bell Acres, Black Lick, Strong, Ambridge, Altoona, Sellersville, West Conshohocken, Espy, Baden, Ben Avon, Yardley, Avonia, Boswell, Avis, Almedia, Earlston, Big Bass Lake, Flourtown, New Bedford, Bala-Cynwyd, Roseto, Barnesboro, Greenville, Birchwood Lakes, Belfast, Green Hills, Chase, Leesport, Spring Grove, Julian, Spring Ridge, Bloomsburg, Benton, West Hills, Bridgeville, Forest Hills, Lebanon South, Apollo, Beaver, Abbottstown, Fox Run, Folcroft, Bristol, Arnold, Aspinwall, Bessemer, Beaver Falls, Indian Mountain Lake, Cambridge Springs, Haysville, Back Mountain, Breinigsville, Sewickley Hills ...