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Founded in 1804, Wellsboro, PA is a quaint small town with fun shops and restaurants. Whether your group is here for the day or overnight, take time to explore this community. With its Historic Gas lights, grassy Green Park, and small shops, strolling downtown Wellsboro is well worth an extra 30-60 minutes in your trip. Shops include From My Shelf Books, Pop’s Culture Game store, Dunham’s Department Store, Peggy’s Candies, Needles Quilt Shop and Fifth Season Boutique and more! Lunch and dinner options available for either groups or individual choices. Plus each rider will receive a History Infused Tours coupons with special offers and discounts at local shops.

Guided Historical walking tour of downtown area also available upon request.

 

Cost: FREE!

 

 

Enjoy an eight mile round trip, relaxing, horse drawn wagon ride down the Pine Creek Rail trail. The custom wagons, with canopy, are guided by expert drivers along the Pine Creek, following the old railway trail. Passengers experience wonderful views of the Pine Creek Gorge/Pennsylvania Grand Canyon from the canyon floor. This is a perfect complement to viewing the canyon from Leonard Harrison State Park. As your step on guide I share information about the ride and area, and then join your group as they enjoy the ride.

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Traditional rides are approximately 2 hours long. 4 hour long waterfall rides are available on Wednesday afternoons only. Rest rooms are available at the welcome center as well as their gift shop. The wagons are fairly accessible and have well cushioned seats. If someone in your group has severe mobility issues, please let me know in advance so that arrangements can be made to insure the ease of their ride.

Season: May - October

Cost: Group Rates available as well as lunch options. Prices start at about $31 per person.

 

 

Locally made chocolates are a delight for any trip! These chocolates are a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a tour and opportunity to shop for fresh chocolates.

Highland Chocolates is a non-profit enterprise that provides vocational training and employment for individuals with disabilities. The tour introduces you to the employees and shows you the process of making many of their wonderful treats. As your step on, I help facilitate the flow of the tour and shopping, ensuring everyone has the full experience

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Please allow a minimum of 30-40 minutes for tour and purchasing.

Season: Open year round, normal business hours

Cost: FREE! Tour, purchases in store shop suggested

 

 

 

First used as a tourist look out in the early 1900’s, this state park is a jewel in Tioga County. As the main viewing point of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon LHSP offers groups a great place to stretch their legs and enjoy a bit of nature. One of the most photographed places in Pennsylvania, professionals and amateurs alike will want to capture the views. As your step on guide, I share the history of the PA Grand Canyon including its early days of logging and the railroad. With fun facts about historic visitors and things to see your groups will be ready to enjoy the full experience of this stop.

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Leonard Harrison State Park is an accessible lookout for the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. With beautiful vistas and several vantage points. The paved walkway is completely accessible and the welcome center includes rest rooms, gift shop and historic display area. Picnic tables and pavilions are available for reservation.

Season: May - October

Cost: FREE!

Gift shop and Miller’s Maple wagon available seasonally

 

 

 

Located on Route 6, 23 miles west of Wellsboro, this wonderful museum chronicles the history of lumbering in Pennsylvania. With interactive exhibits inside and outside exhibits that include a replica saw mill and Shay Locomotive, this museum beautifully explore this rich part of the areas history. Visitors get a sense of what it was like to live and work in the lumber camps and learn how lumbering has changed over the years. Recently remodeled, the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum is worth exploring. As a step on guide, I continue to share information about the area on route and prepare your riders for the museum experience.

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This stop is about 30 minutes west of Wellsboro and you should allow at least 90 minutes to properly view the exhibits. The interior museum is completely accessible. Outside exhibits are accessible, but do require some mobility to fully enjoy. Lunch with Loggers Program can include a lunch meal with your tour.

Season: Open year round, except federal holidays

Cost: $4-$7 per person depending on group size. Lunch options also available for added cost.

 

 

 

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