If you love cars, particularly American made cars, then you need to come and immerse yourself in this unique collection. The museum is housed under one roof and showcases over seventy-five vehicles from the 1950s to 1970s.
|Address||100 Merritt Field Road, Laporte, PA 18626|
|Hours||Saturday-Sunday, 11:00am-4:00pm (Closed 10/14-5/18)|
Rarely do you find a museum where the displays actually come to life! From May through October these "antique" planes take to the skies and it is truly a sight to see. Dedicated to The Golden Age of flying (1900s—1930s) this museum has not only 27 planes, but also rare aircraft engines, photos and histories of the pilots who flew the planes.
|Address||100 Merritt Field Road, Laporte, PA 18626|
|Hours||Saturday-Sunday, 11:00am-4:00pm (Closed 10/14—5/18)|
The Eagles Mere Museum takes a look at the area's rich 200-year history. From its commercial inception in the early 1800s to a playground for the wealthy in the early 1900s, Eagles Mere's past, and present, is in full array. Interactive displays, railroad exhibits, old photos and the Museum Shop where can take a piece of Eagle Mere's history with you.
|Address||288 Eagles Mere Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|
|Hours||Daily, 10:00am-5:00pm (Closed Labor Day to Memorial Day)|
Playing the Eagles Mere course for the first time is a unique experience. "50-mile" breathtaking views, blind shots and undulating greens will challenge even the best of golfers. Originally dubbed the best course on the East coast, the Eagles Mere Golf Course has to be played at least once in a lifetime. If you are vacationing in Eagles Mere or renting a cottage, you and your immediate family are eligible to play by filling out a Temporary Membership Application:
|Address||1 Country Club Road, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|
Fed by underground natural springs, the Eagles Mere Lake has always been at the center of life on the mountaintop. Swimmers, sun bathers, sailors, canoeists and fishermen have all found the lake a source of many great memories. Surrounding the lake is The Laurel Path: a path cut out of the woods in the 1800's and maintained every year to this day. Some restrictions of use for the lake and beach do apply.
Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts, or EMFA, is dedicated to providing quality entertainment in the areas of music, art, theatre and lectures. With an average of 12 events per year and limited to just the summer months, there's always something going on with the EMFA. Unless otherwise noted, all performances are held at the David A. DeWire Center.
The Conservancy was founded in 1980 for the preservation, acquisition and maintenance of Eagles Mere land, to educate the community of environmental concerns and to sponsor recreational hikes, rambles and lectures about the wildlife in the area. If you would like to know more or become involved please contact us.
|Hours||Daily, 10:00am-4:00pm (Closed Labor Day to late-June)|
Inspired by his grandchildren, a civil engineer named Captain E.S. Chase began work on a design and method for building an ice toboggan slide. That design from the late 1800s is still used today to provide thrill seekers from all over a 60 mph ride down Lake Avenue! Come and enjoy this 100-year-old tradition.
Worlds End State Park is located just South of Forksville and provides some of the most dramatic fall foliage in the area. In the summer months families come to picnic at one of the many picnic tables provided, swim in the crystal-clear Loyalsock Creek or try catching a prized trout.
Ricketts Glen is made up of over 13,000 acres of waterfalls, old growth timber and a diverse wildlife. Here you can swim in the lake, sun bathe, rent a boat or bring your horse to ride the many trails. For the more adventurous, take a hike on the famous 3.5 mile Falls Trail where you’re surrounded by waterfalls.
Every summer for a few weekends a year, this Village Green is bustling with vendors and their white display tents selling their handmade wares. Folk music fills the air and the smell of fresh, hand-cut French fries wafts throughout the event. People come from all over Pennsylvania to see what's new or to say hello to some of their favorite artists. Be sure to check out the Events navigation tab to see the schedule for this year.
The annual bicycle trek is a 100-mile journey through the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania. 50 and 50 mile options are also available. Voted "Most Challenging Century Ride" by the League of American Bicyclists, the event attracts 150-200 riders every year.
Located in Sonestown, Pennsylvania, about 6 miles away, the Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum offers visitors the chance to see first-hand one of the largest collections of personal artifacts from five separate conflicts in United States history, spanning more than 200 years.
|Address||103 Main Street, Sonestown, PA 17758|
The Sullivan County Historical Society, about 6 miles away, was incorporated in 1938 to ensure the preservation and demonstration of how families lived, worked and played throughout the history of Sullivan County. Historical data and artifacts are assembled here for future generations to know the history of their ancestors.
|Address||458 Meylert Street, Laporte PA 18626|
Originally designed as an escape for French refugees fleeing the revolution, this historic town was comprised of 300 acres. The town even had at its center a large, log cabin home built as a shelter for Marie Antoinette and her children should she choose to flee as well. Today a guided tour will give all the details of the once French town on the Susquehanna River.
|Address||469 Queens Road, Towanda, PA 18848|
Bring your own skates, because when the pond freezes over, there's nothing like ice skating, day or night, and then warming up next to a fire.
Ski the many trails of the Conservancy, the Eagles Mere Lake or even the path that use to be the railroad from Sonestown to Eagles Mere. For the more adventurous try the many trails of the Wyoming State Forest.
|Address||50 Jones Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|
|Address||226 Eagles Mere Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|
|Address||23 Pennsylvania Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|
|Address||909 Laporte Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731|