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The Power of Unplugging

Here at Refreshing Mountain, we believe in the power of unplugging from technology and enjoying the world of nature around us. You will notice, in fact, if you stay in one of our cabins there is no television. It may seem odd or uncomfortable at first, but you will notice how relaxing it is when…

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…

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…

Fun Activities on a Rainy Day

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Staying in one of Refreshing Mountain’s cabins is a great way to un-plug from the world and spend quality time with your family. Sometimes it can be interesting searching for ideas on things to do, especially if you are staying inside the cabin. Here are three great ideas for activities you can do with your…

It’s Snowing! Three Activities to Do When It’s Snowing

Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s below freezing, and the precipitation comes down to the earth as snow. Whether you’re more of an indoor person—or whether you are a snow bunny like myself—there are multitudes of activities you can do to enjoy this wonderful snow day here at our cabins. Of course, you…

5 Tips for Planning a Family Retreat at Refreshing Mountain

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If you’re the one who has been designated as the official organizer of your family’s annual reunion this year, consider planning a truly memorable family retreat, nontraditional, and quite different from your previous retreats where you held a picnic at the park or secured some rental space at your local community center. Plan a love-and-laughter-filled family…

10 Best Family Fall Activities in Lancaster PA

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Fall activities in Lancaster County cover a wide range of things to do and unique experiences. Whether you stay for several days or visit for a day, spend the Autumn season immersing your family in everything the Lancaster area has to offer. Top 10 Fall Activities in Lancaster, PA Here are 10 fall things to do…

Unique & Easy Campfire Snack Ideas for Your Next Family Getaway

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Many families at Refreshing Mountain enjoy the summertime by relaxing, swimming, and of course, having campfires. Campfires are a perfect evening addition to any retreat at Refreshing Mountain! They combine all aspects of summer by spending time outside, socializing, and enjoying good food. Traditional campfire snacks, such as s’mores and hotdogs, are a very popular…

7 Beautiful Places for a Fall Getaway in Central PA

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Any time of year is the perfect time to experience Central Pennsylvania, but for many, the beautiful fall season is the best time of year for a getaway – the leaves change colors, autumn crops bear their fruit, and the evenings begin to cool off. The whole family will find plenty to explore, from forests and…

Family Game Ideas for Your Next Cabin Retreat

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Every family needs to get away sometimes to reconnect. Cabin rentals in PA at Refreshing Mountain provide a perfect retreat, with plenty to explore in the surrounding area, along with an on-site swimming pool, hiking, zip-lining, and more. With no TV, you may be exploring extra ideas to occupy your family time. When you’re done…