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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 time immersing your family in everything the Lancaster area has to offer. Top 9 Fall Activities in Lancaster, PA Here are 9 fall activities in Lancaster you…

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 getaway, 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 exploring…

Looking for an Outdoor Family Getaway?

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Outdoor Family Getaways A family overnight getaway is an eagerly anticipated event that provides both fun and wonderful lasting memories if planned and organized correctly. The tricky part comes in finding an option that suits both your budget and individual interests for every member of the family. A vacation getaway focused on the outdoors is…

How to Enjoy an Overnight Getaway This Spring

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Modern vacations offer quite a bit of distraction – too much, it seems these days. If you take a vacation to the beach, you’ll end up on the boardwalk surrounded by the sights and (ew!) smells of a crowded beach; during the day there will be people everywhere, littering the beach with their towels, umbrellas,…

Winter’s Perfect For That Snowy Family Getaway

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There’s something about the magic of snow. It offers a clean, fresh feel to it, yet it can even be a bit dramatic, fun and full of awe. Everyone experiences a different feeling when they see snow, which is exactly why winter is the perfect time to take one of your unforgettable family vacations and…

Outdoor Family Activities At Refreshing Mountain

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South Central Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of family activities, especially in and around the Lancaster area. Few local attractions offer the adventure and variety of outdoor activities available at Refreshing Mountain. Here are just a few of our summer favorites: The Community Pool – Our near olympic-sized pool is a water playground with multiple…

Ideas For A Fall Family Getaway

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Fall is an ideal time for quick family vacations. The weather is crisp and cool, the foliage is beautiful, and the crowds have disappeared. Located just 40 minutes away from both Lancaster and Hershey, PA is our very own Refreshing Mountain, an ideal spot for a fall weekend family getaway. The cozy cabins and family-friendly…

Learn Archery in 6 Simple Steps

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Learn Archery In 6 Simple Steps Archery, a centuries-old method of hunting and sport, is an extremely popular activity for both children and adults. That is one of the reasons we offer archery as an outdoor activity at Refreshing Mountain. Whether done competitively or for recreation, archery uses strength, aim, and concentration to shoot an…