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5 Outdoor Activities You “Have To Do” At Refreshing Mountain

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At Refreshing Mountain, families are surrounded by nature, while they rest, recharge, and reconnect. With so many activities available, it can be hard to choose what to try first. Here are the top 5 outdoor family activities you just HAVE to try during your stay. 1. Ziplining The zipline canopy tours at Refreshing Mountain are one…

Is Ziplining Safe?

One of the biggest questions that people ask when they are inquiring about a zipline package is whether or not ziplining is a safe activity. Ziplining definitely seems like it could be unsafe; after all, it involves you being suspended high up and traveling at fast speeds. To those who’ve never ziplined before, it can certainly…

A Day in the Life of a Zipline Guide by Nick Weaver

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When we’re taking tours through the ziplines near Philadelphia, PA, people often comment that we have the “best job ever”. And we always smile and agree that it’s pretty cool… But there’s more to it than meets the eye. We have people’s lives in our hands every day. When your “office” is fifty feet up…

Blog Contest Entry

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ZIP LINING IN PA Jordan Yaun submitted an entry for our Blog Contest.   If you want to  enter our largest prize contest ever, go to Summer Blog Contest. Below is his blog which could also be found at Philly Affect [editor’s note: PhillyAffect.com is no longer live]. Breathe it in and Breathe it out, that…

“So is zip lining good for a date?”

Don’t be afraid to make time in your busy schedule to try something new! And doing it with someone you care about makes it all the more special. My boyfriend was super excited to go on the  zipline because he loves adrenaline junky activities. After working at Refreshing Mountain for a year, I figured it…

Blog Contest Entry

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Family Fun in Lancaster, PA-and Overcoming Fear with an Adventure Lisa Mita submitted an entry for our Blog Contest.   If you want to  enter our largest prize contest ever, go to Summer Blog Contest. Below is her blog which can also be found at Lisa Mita Blog. I had a post a few weeks…

Summer Blog Contest

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Enter our 2014 Summer Blog Contest to Win an Outdoor Adventure Getaway Refreshing Mountain is excited to announce our “2014 Summer Blog Contest”.  Post a qualifying blog entry about your experience at Refreshing Mountain by August 31, 2014 and be entered in a drawing to win our largest prize yet – an overnight adventure at…

I want to do something fun!

Planning a Family Day Outing “I want to do something fun!”– Seems like such a simple statement, right? As a parent it can send a wave of panic down your spine trying to come up with something to meet the expectation! A family day out provides lasting memories but the trick is finding something that…

The Extraordinary Adventures Available With Ziplining

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Ziplining is a wonderful way to bring in a new element of adventure into your life.  This activity is building recognition and has fast become an adventurous outdoor activity for both young and old.  Worldwide, ziplines offer a wide range of courses to accommodate both the most daring individuals as well as the less skeptical…