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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…

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…

10 Great Lancaster County Christmas Traditions

As a native of Lancaster County, I have enjoyed celebrating Christmas in many ways. These are 10 of my favorite Christmas traditions. Some are old and some are new, but all are amazing. 1. Sight and Sound Theatres Sight and Sound Theatres is an experience your family will never forget! This year Queen Esther is…

Farm Animal Experience at Refreshing Mountain

Looking for an opportunity to see what life is like on a farm? Refreshing Mountain offers guests a guided tour that will take you to each of our animal enclosures. We have horses, goats, sheep, chickens, dogs and other adorable animals that guests may hold, pet, feed and groom. This experience is filled with fun…

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…