Less than four miles away from the Cozy Corner is Knoebels, America’s largest free admission amusement park. This family friendly attraction has rides for kids of all ages and is home to the #1 wooden rollercoaster in the world. And when you need a break from the rides, Knoebels also offers traditional carnival games, museums, theaters, a golf course (though it does have a dress code). Even a pool filled with mountain stream water.
Less than a half hour away from the Cozy Corner, the Montour Preserve offers year-round activities. Walk along trails that offer beautiful views of this natural preserve. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue at one of the pavilions. Fish off the pier. Explore the fossil pit. Stop by the sugar shack. There are enough family friendly activities to fill a whole day.
If you want to experience a true American craft beer experience, then you must take the
14-minute drive to the Old Forge Brewing Company. In addition to year round and seasonal hand-crafted beers on tap, their Brewpub highlights the farms, craftsmen, and artisans from the area. From the ingredients on its delicious menu to the beer mugs, everything was created by the locals.
If you’re into antiques or flea markets, then this 31minute drive is one you’ll want to make. The Lewisburg Antique Malls are three different malls all located within feet of each other. Each one has its own unique variety of items, so there’s bound to be something that you’ll want to pick up for the ride home.
This is one of the most scenic areas of Pennsylvania. Comprised of 13,050 acres and home to 21 waterfalls, this park offers plenty to explore and plenty to do. During the warmer months you can enjoy hiking, swimming, boating (rentals are available), and fishing. During the winter, there’s cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and even ice fishing. It’s a 53-minute drive from the Cozy Corner, but if you love doing things outdoors, there’s no better place to go.
Surrounded by the Loyalsock State Forest, This 780-acre state park is located in the valley of the Loyalsock Creek. Its natural beauty offers many photographic possibilities. And its location offers just as many outdoor activities to enjoy. It’s over an hour away, but it’s worth the drive.