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    Steamtown in Scranton PA


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    +1 on Steamtown USA, give yourself a day to spend there.

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    I am told the Martin Guitar factory in Wilkes Barre is worth a trip for guitar enthusiasts. They have free tours.
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    Well, the Harley factory in York is also popular. I'd love to see about 50 BMWs in the parking lot there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilredroadster View Post
    I am told the Martin Guitar factory in Wilkes Barre is worth a trip for guitar enthusiasts. They have free tours.
    Martin Guitar is located in the town of Nazareth. http://martinguitar.com/ There is very nice rural riding from Bloomsburg to get there.

    Wilkes-Barre has an impressive Casino. http://www.poconodowns.com/

    Scranton / Wilkes-Barre Yankees http://scrantonwilkesbarre.yankees.m...x.jsp?sid=t531

    If in Scranton visit Mc Dade Park which features the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour Complex and the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum. There are three mining tours in the region and I believe this one is the best. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lackawanna_Coal_Mine
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    Hottest Address in Pa...

    ...where Hell doesn't freeze over..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clay View Post
    ...where Hell doesn't freeze over..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Bb7P...eature=related
    IMO that isn't even worth stopping and getting off, much less going out of your way.

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    Hey guys thanks. The POI will come in handy come July.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pffog View Post
    +1 on Steamtown USA, give yourself a day to spend there.
    Yes, and if you happen meet anyone from Altoona, (the former home of the PRR shops) don't ever mention that political boondoggle in Wilkes-Barre . Some people would say the real railroad museum is

    http://www.railroadcity.com/index.php

    near the Horseshoe Curve and the Allegheny Portage Railroad park

    http://www.nps.gov/alpo/index.htm

    Other museums of interest are

    Piper Aircraft museum in Lock Haven --- http://www.pipermuseum.com/

    Logue's Honda in Williamsport --- http://www.hondamuseum.com/

    PA Lumber Museum in Galeton --- http://www.lumbermuseum.org/history.html

    and the Glenn Curtiss museum in Hammondsport, NY --- http://www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org/
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockbottom View Post
    IMO that isn't even worth stopping and getting off, much less going out of your way.

    Ok..PennDOT's biggest 'Pot Hole'..

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archbal...ole_State_Park

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    I think I've hit some on Rt 209 that are at least that big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 36654 View Post
    Yes, and if you happen meet anyone from Altoona, (the former home of the PRR shops) don't ever mention that political boondoggle in Wilkes-Barre . Some people would say the real railroad museum is

    http://www.railroadcity.com/index.php

    near the Horseshoe Curve and the Allegheny Portage Railroad park

    http://www.nps.gov/alpo/index.htm

    Other museums of interest are

    Piper Aircraft museum in Lock Haven --- http://www.pipermuseum.com/

    Logue's Honda in Williamsport --- http://www.hondamuseum.com/

    PA Lumber Museum in Galeton --- http://www.lumbermuseum.org/history.html

    and the Glenn Curtiss museum in Hammondsport, NY --- http://www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org/

    Well, if you're going to do museums, add the Buggy Museum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilredroadster View Post
    I am told the Martin Guitar factory in Wilkes Barre is worth a trip for guitar enthusiasts. They have free tours.
    You sure it's 'free?'

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockbottom View Post
    Well, if you're going to do museums, add the Buggy Museum.
    Yawn, I prefer the latter versions displayed at the Fall AACA meetings in Hershey. To date, that's the only real reason I've seen for that part of the state, excluding Hermy's and Stoudt's, of course.
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