Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Berks County, PA

You may have heard that the state of Pennsylvania has rebranded to "The Great American Getaway." The entire state is certainly an appropriate place to spend the 4th, but Pennsylvania's Americana Region (Reading & Berks County) should be at the top of your list. We may be biased, but we can't think…

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Top Ways to Spend Father's Day

Father's Day is a special occasion to honor the incredible dads, grandfathers, and father figures who play a significant role in our lives. Berks County, Pennsylvania, offers a multitude of ways to celebrate this day, ensuring it's memorable and enjoyable for the entire family. Here’s a guide to…

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Best Events this June

National Trails Day Guided Hike: June 1 This guided hike hosted by staff from Berks County Parks & Recreation is offered through the Berks Trail Challenge. The purpose of the Berks Trail Challenge is to promote a free form of exercise to residents of our community. The challenge encourages…

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Eat at Jimmy Kramer's Peanut Bar

Blog written by Bluejeanfood.com (Derek Timm) @bluejeanfood The Peanut Bar’s centennial celebration encapsulates a century of culinary heritage and community spirit in Berks County, Reading. Stepping into this historic restaurant feels like a journey through time, where classic dishes mingle…

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Summer Camps in Berks County

When I began gathering information for summer camps in Reading & Berks County, I was surprised to see just how many there are! With so many different activities, I am certain that your child won't be bored this summer. I know I would have loved to do these camps when I was little and if I'm being…

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Top Things to Do this May

It's gonna be May! (Sorry, we had to). Check out some of the best things to do in Reading & Berks County this month. There are so many unique opportunities to take advantage of that you cannot find anywhere else. Maifest- May 3 After a long winter, the Reading Liederkranz is thrilled to…

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Celebrate National Pretzel Day

Here in Reading & Berks County, Pennsylvania, we take our pretzels very seriously. We are, after all, the pretzel capital of the world! What better way to spend National Pretzel Day than in pretzel city? Trust us, you won't find better pretzels anywhere else. There are so many great places to get…

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Glass-Blowing Experiences

Have you ever been able to watch a glass-blowing demonstration or even blown glass yourself? If you're looking for fun things to do in Berks County, PA, you're in luck. Taylor Backes in Boyertown is a unique glass studio dedicated to creating and producing fine, functional, architectural, and…

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Join the Berks County Sweet & Salty Trail!

We are thrilled to announce The Berks County Sweet & Salty Trail! 🍫 Our newest experience passport takes you on a delicious journey to local ice cream shops, candy stores, and pretzel bakeries offering the yummiest treats. From now until October 31st, you can explore each of the stops at your own…

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10 Must-Do's for First-Time Visitors

Welcome to Pennsylvania's Americana Region! Hover over and click each of the photos to find must-do activities in Reading & Berks County, Pennsylvania. If you are a first time visitor, you are in for a treat. Our area provides a diverse range of events and activities perfect for the entire family…

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