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Bright colors, lush landscapes... Spring has sprung in Pennsylvania's Americana Region, and with these seasonal changes, a host of new experiences. Wake up to our brisk mornings and soak up all the fun our region has to offer. Take in the beauty of our countryside as you discover the outdoor adventures, unique festivals, and outstanding musical events that make spring in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region so enjoyable.

Spring into action Something old, something brewed Hit all the right notes Feed your right brain

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spring into action

There’s no two ways about it. Springtime is meant to be spent outdoors, especially in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. Here you’ll find countless opportunities for outdoor adventure as well as quiet spots to sit back and take in the changes of the season. Interested in trying something new? Why not give kayaking, disc golfing, or fly fishing a go? As for hiking and biking, we have over 125 miles of trails, ready to be explored on two wheels or two feet. There’s so much to do and see, come enjoy it all.

something old, something brewed

Who knows what treasures you will find while exploring Pennsylvania’s Americana Region’s many shops. Maybe you’ll find the perfect gift in one of the exquisite shops or art galleries that line our Main Streets. Perhaps an early morning visit to area antique stores will uncover a favorite collectible. Not to be overlooked – our bustling farmers markets and craft fairs. After all, farm-fresh foods, regional treats, and handmade items make wonderful gifts. After a day spent shopping, relax sampling wine at one of our local wineries. Of course, craft beer from one of the breweries along our newly-tapped BrewHaHa Trail makes for a cool gift too!

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hit all the right notes

Springtime in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region resonates with the sounds of jazz, blues, gospel, and pop at Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest. The annual event brings together world-class performers and up-and-coming talent at one of the largest jazz fests on the east coast.  The ten-day musical celebration ushers in other great festivals and heritage events across Berks County. Easter on the Farm, Early Bird Fiddle Fest, World War II Weekend, and Kutztown Folk Festival provide visitors with experiences not soon forgotten. Visit our calendar of events to learn about all of spring’s happening.

 

 

 

feed your right brain

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is steeped in old-world traditions, where arts and industry intersect with expression and necessity. Ride in style aboard one of our historic railroad lines. See the humble origins of America’s industrial heritage at the Gruber Wagon Works, Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, or the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Get a feel for the world as it used to be at Conrad Weiser Homestead or one of our other historic sites. Get inspired as you explore our historic towns, home to local artists, galleries, and workshops where mass-produced isn’t in the vocabulary! Only around for a short time? Consolidate your art exploration right in downtown Reading, and visit the Goggleworks Center for the Arts—a whole city block of creative energy.

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