Roadside America: A reality play

 

→ Roadside America: A reality play – Main Line Times

I agree with the writer that even in our technology saturated times an old-school attraction like Roadside America is still a cool place to see for kids and adults alike.

The scale is 3/8 of an inch to one foot, and the detail is extraordinary. All trains are “O” gauge. There are more than 10,000 hand-made trees. Some 4,000 miniature people are engaged in everyday daily pursuits. There are actual rivers, streams and waterways. Interactive animations, which can be activated by visitors, include a circus parade, construction workers, saw mill workers and more.

If this description doesn’t stimulate your curiosity and imagination you need to get out more! But first read the article and learn more about the history of Laurence Gieringer’s vision of a miniature Americana wonderland that remains family owned and operated to this day. For more things to do in Berks County click here.

Related Posts
→ Cherry Crest readies maze for July 4 opening day - The Unionville Times
→ Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom adding new family ride, barbecue restaurant next year - lehighvalleylive.com
Photo by All Things Michigan
Rough & Tumble Engineers Historical Association is a unique 33 acre museum located in Kinzers, Lancaster County PA.  Gates open at 9 am for the antique tractor pull and the action starts ...
REVIEW & PHOTOS | U.S. Army Heritage Trail – Carlisle, PA
  The U.S. Army Heritage Trail in Carlisle is a free, outside attraction. It's a great place to take children, with many structures and objects to explore and plenty of open space along ...
VIDEO | Colebrookdale Railroad’s ‘Easter Bunny Express’
→ Digital Notebook: Easter Bunny is Making Tracks Peter Cottontail joins us for a two-hour adventure into the Secret Valley. Every child will receive a free gift from the Bunny himself. ...
→ 15 huge animatronic dinosaurs coming to Dutch Wonderland's new Exploration Island - LancasterOnline Costing one million dollars to develop, Dutch Wonderland's newest attraction is the biggest addition to the park's portfolio ...
PHOTOS | Devil’s Den – Gettysburg, PA
 All photo © visitpadutchcountry.com
The ThunderHawk, which opened in 1924, has been the target of a restoration project that started this winter.The park, through a partnership with a local manufacterer, is spending the off-season ...
PHOTOS | The Crayola Experience – Easton, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Photo Credit: Cumberland County Historical Society
With the hot summer months upon us your going to want to visit the Cave Hill Park & Nature Preserve in Carlisle, PA.  Cool off in the 52° cave located on directly ...
PHOTOS | Lititz Springs Park
Click here for location map. All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
PHOTOS | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
For a detailed review of The Turkey Hill Experience click here.  All Photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Local Links | May 12, 2015
  5 delicious things to know about the 2015 Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival | lehighvalleylive.com 6th Annual Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival will be held June 12 - 14, ...
→ Mount Hope Estate & Winery hosts Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest Memorial Day Weekend - LancasterOnline: Manheim Central
VIDEO |Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction
→ Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction - YouTube
Roadside America in Shartlesville, Pennsylvania, has been a popular stop along Interstate 78 for decades - taking tourists back in time to look at life over the past several hundred ...
PHOTOS | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Courtesy Dutch Wonderland.
→ Dutch Wonderland adds new ride for upcoming season - PennLive.com The Bon Voyage Balloon Chase will be making its premier when Dutch Wonderland opens on May 2, 2015.
→ Crayola Experience to stay open seven days a week - lehighvalleylive.com I've been to the Crayola Experience twice and have had a good experience both times. The space is huge with multiple ...
PHOTOS | 2014 Bridge Bust – Columbia-Wrightsville , PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
PHOTOS | Haines Shoe House – York, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Photo by visitpadutchcountry.com
  June 6th marked the 3rd anniversary of the grand opening of The Turkey Hill Experience - what started out as the hulking ruins of the former Ashley & Bailey silk mill building ...
→ Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn't miss | lehighvalleylive.com
→ 'Be the Dinosaur' at Allentown's Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life - The Morning Call
→ Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park - Herald Mail Media Seeing the medieval pumpkin launcher is reason enough to attend this yearly festival in Waynesboro.
The Turkey Hill Experience + Chickies Rock County Park
UPDATE: Click the link to read my in depth review of The Turkey Hill Experience. → The Turkey Hill Experience | NBC 10 Philadelphia The link above leads to a very brief roundup of ...
→ York County corn maze goes high-tech - Evening Sun 30,000 visitors come each year during the 10 weeks that Maize Quest Fun Park is open. Open: August 30 – November 9 Hours: ...
REVIEW | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
June 6th marked the 3rd anniversary of the grand opening of The Turkey Hill Experience. What started out as the hulking ruins of the former Ashley & Bailey silk mill building has ...
Artsfest will be located along Riverfront Park along Front Street in Harrisburg with a juried crafts show, food vendors and live entertainment. Thousands of visitors, some from as far as ...
PHOTOS | Pennsylvania Dutch Gift Haus – Shartlesville, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
→ Indoor trampoline park with Get Air Ninja Obstacle Course opens in Susquehanna Township - PennLive.com Get Air Harrisburg on Union Deposit Road in Susquehanna Twp. opened earlier today in the ...
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm readies maze for July 4 opening day
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom adding new Cedar Creek Flyers ride, barbecue restaurant for
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday April 26, 2014 in Kinzers, PA
REVIEW & PHOTOS | U.S. Army Heritage Trail – Carlisle, PA
VIDEO | Colebrookdale Railroad’s ‘Easter Bunny Express’
15 huge animatronic dinosaurs on Dutch Wonderland’s new Exploration Island
PHOTOS | Devil’s Den – Gettysburg, PA
Dorney Park restores Thunderhawk, one of the nation’s oldest roller coasters
PHOTOS | The Crayola Experience – Easton, PA
Cave Hill Park & Nature Preserve in Carlisle, PA
PHOTOS | Lititz Springs Park
PHOTOS | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
Local Links | May 12, 2015
Mount Hope Estate & Winery hosts Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest Memorial Day Weekend
VIDEO |Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction
‘Roadside America – The world’s greatest mini village’ is for sale for $2.3million
PHOTOS | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA
VIDEO | Roadside America – Shartlesville, PA – Slideshow
Dutch Wonderland adds new ride for upcoming 2015 season
Crayola Experience to stay open seven days a week; Alert staff found my lost child
PHOTOS | 2014 Bridge Bust – Columbia-Wrightsville , PA
PHOTOS | Haines Shoe House – York, PA
REVIEW | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
VIDEO | Crayola Experience in Easton: Attractions you shouldn’t miss
‘Be the Dinosaur’ at Allentown’s Da Vinci teaches kids about Cretaceous Period life
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
The Turkey Hill Experience + Chickies Rock County Park
York County’s Maize Quest Fun Park goes high-tech
REVIEW | The Turkey Hill Experience – Columbia, PA
Artsfest of Greater Harrisburg set for Memorial Day weekend
Map of Dutch Wonderland
PHOTOS | Pennsylvania Dutch Gift Haus – Shartlesville, PA
Get Air indoor trampoline park with Ninja Obstacle Course opens in Harrisburg

Comments are closed.