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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…

My First Escape Room Experience – Refreshing Mountain’s “Funding the Dream” Room

If you have ever wanted to have an adventure, but couldn’t find the right option for your group or even yourself, then you need to look into a live actor escape room. New and exciting challenges are around every corner. The challenges are ahead of you, and you have no choice but to solve 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…

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…

6 Activities and Games for Your Women’s Retreat

If you have run out of ideas of what to do for your women’s retreat, look no further! Use some of these activities: Slumber Party! This will be a great throwback to your teen days, with friends and games. Everyone can bring their favorite snacks and board games to have throughout the night. You can…

8 Exciting Things To Do In Spring In Lancaster, PA The Whole Family Will Enjoy

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Shake off the winter blues and head outside to enjoy some exciting Spring activities in Lancaster, PA Spring is officially here, and after months of the dark, dreary winter, cabin fever has hit many of us hard. If you’re tired of being cooped up at home and are ready to start enjoying all that spring…

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…

How to Get the Most Relaxing Experience at Refreshing Mountain

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Ziplining isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, and that’s okay! Maybe you aren’t a huge fan of looking around our Wildlife Center and seeing the python and the rattlesnakes in there. That’s okay, too! If you’re looking for a more calm and relaxing experience at Refreshing Mountain, we can help with that—it’s in the name. Here…

Absolute Best Ice Breakers and Large Group Games for Retreats

How is the best way to start a retreat? With ice breakers, of course! Here are some of the best ice breakers (and games) for groups of all ages. Train Wreck This can be done with small or large groups, but larger groups (between 15-50 or more) are best! You will need a chair for…