7 Fun Family Weekend Getaways in PA

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Pennsylvania has abundant activities and lodging throughout the Commonwealth designed for family weekend getaways. From scenic ziplining to wildlife exploration, Pennsylvania provides the backdrop to some of the most beautiful locations where you and your family can relax and recharge in one weekend. Get away from the screens, reconnect as a family, and create some…

The Best Christmas Gifts to Buy for the Adventurous People in Your Life

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It’s that time of year again! Buying Christmas gifts is a great way to express your friendship and love for one another, but sometimes it can be difficult to choose the right gifts, especially for those who love a good adventure in the great outdoors. From Zipline Packages to GoPros and more, there are many…

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,…

Top 10 Fun Things to Do This Winter in Lancaster, PA


Lancaster County in the wintertime includes activities that draw you outside for the afternoon while allowing you to relax by the fire in the evenings. Get into the holiday spirit with all the exciting events that Lancaster County, PA, provides. There are tons of fun winter activities for kids and adults alike. This list of…

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…

Flesh Eating Bacteria !!! (and Other Zipline Safety Questions Answered) – Zipline Safety Regulations

Flesh Eating Bacteria !!! (and Other Zipline Safety Questions Answered) – Zip Line Safety Regulations | Refreshing Mountain

Are Ziplines Safe? Safety is often a concern among many who want to try ziplining. The term “safe” is often a term we associate with a guarantee from any risk. Let’s be honest, though, if the risk was removed from everything, we wouldn’t want to do anything; it would be boring. Nonetheless, we desire to…

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…

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…