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Ultimate Guide to Escape Rooms: Mapping Out Your Escape Room Visit in Lancaster, PA

Planning your escape room visit

So, you’ve decided that it’s time to visit an escape room in Lancaster, PA. Your team may include friends and family, a youth group, or a work team. No matter the reason, the goal of an escape room is to solve puzzles and escape the room within a time limit, usually 60 minutes. Is your…

Seven Fun Things You Can Do In Lancaster County this Fall

Camping Tent Sites at Refreshing Mountain are an example of fun fall things to do | Refreshing Mountain

Lancaster County offers a wide variety of family-friendly fall activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy this season. From all things pumpkin to outdoor adventures and more, we’re sharing seven of our favorite fall things to do in Pennsylvania this season. Grab your jacket, pack up your friends and family, and start checking…

Everything You Need to Know about Outdoor Team Building

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It’s thrilling to go as a work team or a youth group to enjoy a day in the woods. The outdoors provides a place for rejuvenation, and the time spent in outdoor team building brings your group closer together. By the end of the day, you’ll feel like you made some new friends, you’re motivated…

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…

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…

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…

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…