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New Immersive Experiences to Try this Christmastime in Lancaster, PA

Looking for a new way to experience Christmas this year, or trying to find an annual Christmas tradition to start with your friends and family? Here are 5 great options for a new, exciting way to celebrate Christmas! Musicals At this time of year? Absolutely! There are many different musicals happening this time of year,…

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…

8 Fun Facts about Refreshing Mountain

Want to get more familiar with Refreshing Mountain? Here are some awesome facts about our site! Our escape rooms are original ideas. You won’t find these rooms anywhere else! All three escape rooms have been designed and built by our staff here at Refreshing Mountain, and a lot of work goes into each of them….

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…

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…

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…

9 Themes for Your Upcoming Youth Retreat

Are you looking for a fresh theme for the youth retreat you are hosting this year? Here are some great themes to look at and use! God and the Royal Inheritance (Ephesians 1 and 2) Did you know you are a child of God? What does that really mean? God constantly reminds us that we…

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…