Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Shamokin Dam - Selinsgrove
3249 North Susquehanna Trail
Shamokin Dam, PA 17876
Phone: (570) 743-1111
Fax: (570) 743-1190
The Northumberland County Courthouse is regarded as an iconic landmark and is placed on National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1865, this Italianate brick structure features three stories, arched doors, a clock tower, and a dome of copper. The top of the tower houses of a bell. This architectural marvel is hard to miss.
Incorporated in 1985, the Lewisburg Historic District is situated in Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania. It is replete with several houses, monuments, bridges, and commercial and civic buildings. A highlight is the Bucknell campus illustrating a large diversity of architectural styles. Other landmarks include the Lewisburg Cemetery and the Soldiers Memorial Field. Gaining historical vitality over the years, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
Located at Mifflinburg, Union County, the Mifflinburg Historic District consists of central business district and neighbouring residential areas summing up to of 233 contributing buildings. Built in 1792 in a combination of late 19th and 20th Century Revival, Mid 19th Century Revival and Late Victorian architectural styles, the district has houses, shops, museums etc like the Gutelius House, Weirick House and the Elias Church, which is now a performing center. Many of these structures are owned and managed by the Mifflinburg Heritage and Revitalization Association.
The Hassenplug Bridge is a beautiful historic bridge that stretches across the Buffalo Creek. This covered bridge was erected in 1825, and was also incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
This arched bridge spans across the Susquehanna River and was constructed in 1927. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, it is still intact and operational.
Founded in 1964, Clyde Peeling's Reptiland shelters amphibians and reptiles from all over the globe. Visitors can see mambas, tortoises, alligators and other species housed in their natural habitats. Check website for details.
Built in 1850, the Davis Covered Bridge spans across the North Branch of Roaring Creek. This wooden bridge was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
GAR Building is located in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. This historic landmark was built in 1850, and is a two-story structure built in limestone. It originally was a church and later home to the GAR and Women's Auxiliary, after which it was owned by the borough. It features on the National Register of Historic Places since November 5, 1986.
The Bald Eagle State Forest covers 193,424 acres (78,275.9 h) and contains within it five other Pennsylvania State Forests as well as the Snyder-Middleswarth Natural Area. The forest began being formed in 1897 due to worries about the forest depletion happening in the area at the time. The forest has over 200 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding as well as picnic areas, campsites and boating and fishing facilities.
As the name suggests, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art showcases different aspects of nature through the medium of art. Opened in 1993, it was named in the honor of renowned naturalist and artist, Ned Smith. Keeping in mind Ned Smith's dedication and love towards nature, this center with its tranquil and scenic surroundings is a perfect place to showcase his collection. The center features art galleries, an outdoor area, classrooms and a gift shop. Its art galleries display works of contemporary artists and photographers who focus on nature and a permanent exhibition comprising collection of Smith's work. Given the lovely combination of nature and creativity, the events held here are very interesting and include camping, theatrical shows, workshops, auctions and cultural festivals. For more details, check its website.
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park is an excellent place to be lost in the wilderness of nature. The exciting safari through the park brings you close to the beautiful beasts, all comfortable in their natural habitat. Rare Deer, llama, Emu and Zedong are all fun to look at. There is the children's favorite 'Petting Zoo', where they can touch the little lambs or ponies. The enjoyment does not end here, as the 'Reptile Building' and Zoo have more like wallabies from Australia to lions from Africa. Other facilities include medical aid, refreshments stands and souvenir shops too.