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Best Restaurants Close to Refreshing Mountain

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You hungry? Try out some of these places for great, quality food! Refreshing Mountain’s Dining Hall If you’re staying in one of our cabins, stop by the office to see if you can grab a ticket for the dining hall. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner for our retreats, so if your stay coincides with…

3 Birthday Party Ideas in Lancaster, PA

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It’s somebody’s birthday every day, and if it’s your day today—congrats! Refreshing Mountain is a great place to host your birthday, especially for the outdoor lovers. Here are some great activities to look at for your birthday celebration. For the Wildlife Enthusiasts… If you love animals, then the best activities I would recommend include the…

4 Fall Activities Great for Homeschoolers in Lancaster

If you are a homeschooler in the Lancaster area and are looking for educational and fun activities for the fall, there is a beautiful variety to choose from! Keep your schedule flexible and your eyes open for the opportunities below. Hiking and Camping Say what? Both hiking and camping are great for connecting with friends…

4 Activities to End Summer Well

It’s almost that time of year—going back to school! As you have your final couple of days of summer freedom, and you don’t know what to do for your final “Huzzah”, here are some ideas for you to try out with your friends. The Pool There’s nothing better than cooling off in the pool on…

You Asked… We Answered!

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In the office, we are asked a multitude of questions regarding ziplining or other activities on the facility. Here are frequently asked questions with answers provided by the office staff at Refreshing Mountain. Can we take our infant ziplining? Nope! You must be at least 5 years-old to go on the Flying V and the…

4 Activities that Promote Teambuilding for the Family

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Teamwork is essential for sports, school projects, business projects, and for most real-life situations we find ourselves in. This includes family. As important as it is to be together as a family—what’s matters more is being able to work together in unity with your parents, kids, or siblings. If you have a family dynamic like…

How We Create a Refreshing Experience

Summer is here, and our season is packed with retreats, friends and families that have decided to spend time with us at Refreshing Mountain. We care about you. Therefore, we focus a lot of our attention on making your experience with us the most refreshing it can be. Through all our departments, including but not…

Top 6 Tips for Planning a Retreat

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Are you planning a retreat, but don’t know where to start? Here are some great tips from our staff to set your retreat planning up for success! 1. Know who you’re bringing Is it a youth retreat? A women’s retreat? It’s important to know your audience—who you are setting the retreat up for. If you…

How to Get the Best Experience Out of Refreshing Mountain

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You have probably noticed how much there is to do at Refreshing Mountain, whether you are scrolling through the website or have been to our facility in person. While it is easy to hop from one thing to the next, a lot of people have asked us this question: How do you have the best…

5 Adventurous Activities to Include in Your Retreat

How can you bring adventure to your retreat this year? At Refreshing Mountain, we love to answer  the call of the wild with many of our activities found at Refreshing Mountain. Whether you are here just for the day with your group, or you are here for a weekend, we have some great activities in…