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TRAVEL GUIDE: PENNSYLVANIA

From Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to Gettysburg, the Pocono Mountains and the Dutch Country, Pennsylvania offers an endless list of historical attractions. But with luxury hotels, gourmet dining and some of the country's most vibrant urban landscapes, PA is cool—not quaint.

PHILADELPHIA:

Lacroix at the Rittenhouse Hotel
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The Rittenhouse Hotel
Situated in a gorgeous minimalist space, The Rittenhouse promises an adventure in dining that should not be missed. Try the raw bar specialties—smoked trout, peppered mackerel, American caviar, Windy Point oysters—paired with the restaurant's own Cuvée Lacroix.

72-HOUR VACATION
Philadelphia
While history has been its calling card since the First Continental Congress in 1774, Philadelphia isn't defined only by its past. This mid-sized city with a very small-town vibe possesses a dynamism that seems to take first-time visitors by surprise.
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PITTSBURGH:

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Pittsburgh
Located at the confluence of three great rivers and a center for finance, information technology, robotics, healthcare and education, this breathtaking metropolis will excite even the most blasé of travelers.
A view of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Umi Restaurant in Pittsburgh
DINING OUT
Umi
Perched atop two steep flights of stairs, this restaurant builds anticipation through painted fish scale and wave motifs, culminating in the majestic head of a sea dragon.
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HARRISBURG:

DINING OUT
Tavern on the Hill
With a wine list that features choices for every celebration, this a great place for a special occasion. The menu features seafood like Alaskan salmon and South African lobster tail as well as a wide range of steaks, lamb and pasta dishes.

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POCONO MOUNTAINS:

A woman receives a massage treatment at The Lodge at Woodloch
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The Lodge at Woodloch
Situated on over 75 acres of private land, The Lodge at Woodloch offers mental, physical and spiritual respite in the Pennsylvanian countryside.
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BEST YOGA RETREATS
Himalayan Institute
Nestled in the rolling hills of the Pocono Mountains, this retreat is for real yogis. Whether you choose to stay for a weekend, a whole week, a month or for a long residential stay, you will encounter a serious approach to hatha yoga, Ayurveda, eastern philosophy and meditation.
Yoga retreats at the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Hotel Fauchere
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Fauchere
A luxurious, historic gem in the eastern Poconos, this 16-room hotel satisfies that urge to retreat to a simpler time.

Split Rock Resort
Boasting 500 acres of outdoor recreation, this resort features accommodations ranging from suites and villas to cottages and lodges.


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